New works from six finalists will take the stage over two weekends this fall.
The theatre will showcase new works from Deb Hiett, Ivan R. Lopez, and F.J. Hartland.
As part of a series of coast-to-coast readings to be held in November, the 6 winning plays will be presented at Kennedy Center’s Theater Lab.
The theatre will host a series of workshops with partner organizations and present their community-driven musical at local public libraries.
The theatre’s liquidation plan comes after attempts to recover from a leadership scandal, financial stress, staff shortages, and diminished audiences.
Getting audiences to return isn’t the only post-COVID challenge theatres are facing.
The theatre’s current interim leaders will now form a partnership—an alliance, if you will—to jointly run Atlanta’s flagship theatre.
The new program will allow artists and community organizations access to the theatre’s physical spaces.
Jennings comes to MTC after 19 seasons at Shakespeare Theatre Company in D.C.
Among the 12 executives from 7 countries who will participate in arts management intensive are 2 theatre administrators, Shaza Ishak and Claudia de Vasco.