The playwright will fill a position formerly occupied by Pulitzer Prize-winner Quiara Alegría Hudes.
The ceremony honors artistic achievement Off-Off Broadway.
Among the grantees are Emerson College, the National New Play Network, and TCG.
Roger Rees, Tony Kushner, and Julie Taymor are among those honored for their achievements.
Recipients include theatres in South Africa, Australia, and Indonesia.
The writers of ‘Appropriate’ and ‘Detroit ’67’ will receive this year’s honors in November.
Philadelphia playwrights receive cash prizes and development support.
NEFA will continue its efforts to bridge the gap between the military and their communities through the arts.
Thanks to the honor, the Lakota theatre artist will participate in a trans-Atlantic residential retreat.
Finalists for the George Freedley Memorial Award for theatre books includes a pair of biographies: Tennessee Williams, and Henry and Emily Folger.