The award from the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation includes a $5,000 prize.
Artists will develop work over the next 9 months, leading up to a works-in-progress reading series.
The award-winning actor, director, and playwright will join the company’s artistic staff for a three-year residency.
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Lynn Nottage, and Marco Ramirez will create work specifically for LCT’s Broadway stage.
The nominations cover eligible productions that opened between April 26, 2019 and Feb. 19, 2020, weeks before Broadway’s COVID-19 shutdown.
This year’s class comprises 10 playwrights and musical theatre writers.
Jonathan Alexandratos and Amanda L. Andrei will both receive $2,500 and developmental support for their play.
The 2020 recipients include 12 high school student composers from across the U.S.
The Virginia company has commissioned 11 artists from across the country to develop new solo works.
Thee $300,000 prize will be celebrated with a livestream performance of ‘Holiday Sauce…Pandemic!’