The inaugural recipient of the Pinnacle commission will be announced this spring.
The season will feature a world premiere from Sanaz Toossi and two New York premieres from Lindsey Ferrentino and Anna Ziegler.
After 43 years, Nolte will leave the company he helped establish in Seattle.
The NEA will support the development and production of 155 theatre projects across the U.S.
The company’s 25th season includes a ‘Frankenstein’ double feature and a holiday co-production with Lone Star Circus.
The lineup will include old favorites and new works in celebration of the South Florida company’s 20th anniversary.
The project will commission 100 women to respond with art to the centennial of women’s suffrage.
Goidel received a cash prize of $10,000 and additional funds to support the development of new works.
Lyricist Daniel Messé and co-librettists Rehana Lew Mirza and Mike Lew are this year’s awardees.
The season, including the new musicals ‘A Crossing’ and ‘The Supadupa Kid,’ will focus on exploring what it means to be American.