Stage directors and choreographers recognize their peers in 3 categories.
The Philadelphia-based writer took the $25,000 honor for a play inspired by the killings of unarmed black men.
The writer of ‘Skeleton Crew’ and ‘Pipeline’ will receive $625,000 over 5 years.
Bleu Beckford-Burrell, Sarah Einspanier, Keelay Gipson, and Else C. Went will serve 9-month fellowships at the New York City company.
Liz Kerin and Azure Osborne-Lee each receive commissions for new works.
Playwrights Georgette Kelly, Dianne Nora, Marisela Treviño Orta, and Stacey Rose will join the residency program.
She will create a new work alongside a group of emerging playwrights at Nashville Repertory Theatre.
The award for emerging theatre artists comes with $15,000 and play development counseling.
The playwrights will each receive $25,000 prizes for their plays ‘Cambodian Rock Band’ and ‘India Pale Ale.’
The Arts Innovation and Management program will support cultural organizations in Austin and New Orleans.