The selected playwrights will receive workshops and readings as part of PlayPenn’s 2020 play development conference.
The NEXT Generation Commission has been awarded to Kate Kilbane and Dan Moses, and Jessie Austrian and Noah Brody.
Though COVID-19 has closed the building’s doors, the fellowship and residency continue digitally.
The ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’ playwright will be awarded $50,000.
The Windham-Campbell Prize honors English-language writers all over the world at every stage of their careers.
Each of the fellows will focus on a different aspect of the production process.
The 2020 fellows are Meg DeBoard, Manoel Felciano, Lavina Jadhwani, and Edward Torres.
The award, presented by Williamstown Theatre Festival, includes a cash prize and a commission to write a new play.
Chenoweth will visit her alma mater each semester to teach students in the the Wanda L. Bass School of Music.
The New Dramatists fellow will be honored this summer.