Most of today’s Tony-nominated shows got their start on non-commercial stages, either in the U.S. or abroad.
Carson Kreitzer, Andrew Rosendorf and Keliher Walsh among recipients of fellowships for emerging and Minnesota-based playwrights.
The New York theatre honors recognize a resident theatre leader as it enters its 100th year.
L.A.’s Lauren Michelle took the first prize in the international theatre singing competition, which doled out a record number of prizes and money to young performing talents.
‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ is the winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for drama. Jordan Harrison and Suzan-Lori Parks are named as finalists.
The playwright’s docutheatre piece, about an infamous case involving a young slave convicted for killing her master, takes top prize.
The inheritor of the defunct L.A. Weekly Awards honored the town’s 99-seat-and-under theatres, which are feeling besieged at the moment.
The winners of the award for promising musical theatre lyricists and librettists receive a total of $100,000 each, payable over two years, with the honor.
Given by History Matters/Back to the Future, whose goal is to expand the male-dominated theatrical canon, the award recognizes students for their creative responses to classics by women.
Eleven fellows will participate in the program, which encompasses four different areas of study.