Among other works, McDonald is recognized for her review of Broadway’s ‘King Kong.’
The playwright receives the sixth annual award for his play ‘Nightwatch.’
Mac will create video content for the company’s broadcast television station and other digital platforms.
The scholarship is for student arts administrators and recent graduate from historically underrepresented populations.
Jones-Darrell will compose music and sound design for Cleveland Public Theatre season productions.
Commissions were awarded to Tori Sampson, David Adjmi, and Aleshea Harris, among others.
The Awards offer extended development time to premieres to extend the life of the plays beyond their first productions.
The Festival will present staged readings of plays created by local playwrights.
The other winners include TDF’s Accessibility Programs and the late Neil Simon. They will each receive $5,000.
The songwriters will be each presented with a $60,000 cash prize next month.