Ananias J Dixon, Nina Domingue, Siaara Freeman, and Toby Vera Bercovici have been named Premiere Fellows.
The initiative includes a new five-person Playwrights’ Group.
The rebranding comes with a honing of the org’s mission statement to serve ‘women, trans, and gender-expansive’ theatre artists.
Three virtual productions will be filmed live on the Round House stage.
The playwright of ‘The Vagrant Trilogy’ will receive the $25,000 award from the National Arts Club in a virtual ceremony.
The festival will feature new works by St. Louis theatre professionals and students.
The season will feature two new digital series of original works by playwrights and musicians.
He leaves behind an organization dedicated to nurturing new plays and playwrights; his replacement will be announced next month.
Leaders at OSF and Woolly Mammoth will each receive $500,000 and will join a distinguished cohort of female leaders.
The League also announced the date of the virtual Drama League Awards ceremony this May.