Each writer will receive a cash prize and have a play developed at the Bay Area company.
The Playwrights’ Center will support the development of new works by Idris Goodwin, May Lee-Yang, and Tori Sampson.
The organization has selected six emerging playwrights.
Miranda has been recognized for his exemplary record of putting performers of color in the room where it happens.
11 directing fellows have been selected from hundreds of applicants.
Jo Cattell will be in residence at the theatre this season and assist on a production.
The winning plays by grade school and high school students will be performed as part of the Marilyn Bianchi Festival this summer.
The service organization recognizes theatre artists and companies working in the TYA field.
The application deadline is May 4 for theatre leaders (including a journalist) based in New York City or St. Louis.
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s ‘Everybody’ and Tracy Letts’s ‘The Minutes’ were this year’s finalists.