The other winners include TDF’s Accessibility Programs and the late Neil Simon. They will each receive $5,000.
The songwriters will be each presented with a $60,000 cash prize next month.
The award from the Vineyard Theatre is named for Pultizer-winning playwright Paula Vogel.
The partnership has commissioned 10 new plays about science and technology.
The annual Chicago theatre awards honored Remy Bumppo Theatre Company and Court Theatre with five awards each,
The four playwrights will complete a two-year residency in Boston.
Parity Productions awards two commissions for women and/or transgender or gender-nonconforming writers annually.
The festival, which has developed works by Dominique Morisseau and Larissa FastHorse, will feature five new works.
The artists will develop new works throughout the 2019-20 season.
Arden Theatre Company’s production of ‘Gem of the Ocean’ by August Wilson won the most awards, with 9.