The playwright will receive $25,000 in recognition of her tragicomic play ‘Black Super Hero Magic Mama.’
6 L.A.-based playwrights will participate in the company’s year-long residency program.
11 artistic teams will develop new works to expand the TYA canon.
The national critics association bestows its $10,000 prize for her play ‘Two Mile Hollow,’ so far produced primarily at smaller companies of color.
The cohort includes Alexander (Lex) Turner, Lanise Antoine Shelley, Christina Casano, Jeremy Ohringer, and Aliza Feder.
Zakiyyah Alexander, Jaclyn Backhaus, E.M. Lewis, Mary Katheryn Nagle, Sara Nović, and Sanaz Toossi will create works for the project.
Four Chicago-based writers will develop new works as part of the year-long residency.
A total of $970,000 has been awarded to artists and organizations to support the development and touring of 8 theatre projects.
The new scholarship will honor Kim’s legacy by supporting emerging costume designers.
The prize comes with $275,000 each.