The announcement comes with news of the company furloughing more than half of its year-round employees.
The season will feature the final time to see the company’s 40-year annual holiday production of “A Christmas Carol” before a 2021 revamp.
Viselli is the artistic director of New York City’s Theater Breaking Through Barriers.
Debuting tonight, the new platform will offer theatrical events and series, with proceeds to help companies and artists in need.
The ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’ playwright will be awarded $50,000.
In his 2019 Tony speech he looked back lovingly on a stage career, and reached forward to the work that will follow him.
The Rep’s 2020-21 season will feature three musicals, a classic play, and two plays by contemporary American playwrights.
Waring is the company’s former general manager and current director of operations.
Taylor Mac, Annie Baker, Lucas Hnath, and Dominique Morisseau are among those who’ve signed onto share material for the Trickle Up, new subscription platform that will donate to artists in need.
Unemployed Broadway workers will receive temporary compensation and healthcare as theatrical unions move to mitigate financial losses.