Stephen Adly Guirgis wins the $200,000 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award, Samuel D. Hunter wins the MacArthur “Genius” grant, and more awards and prizes round-up from our November 2014 issue.
Sound Theatre Company, Book-It Repertory Theatre and wigmaster Joyce Degenfelder among the big winners at the annual Seattle theatre honors.
The play-development house announces the slates artists who’ll make new plays at retreats in Boston and Suffolk County.
Playwrights Kia Corthron, Sibyl Kempson and Sigrid Gilmer are among the 2014 USA Fellows; each will receive $50,000.
At Chicago’s Equity Jeff Awards, productions at American Blues Theater, Goodman Theatre and Writers Theatre were the biggest winners of the night.
Choreographer, actor Baayork Lee is the 2014 recipient of the Paul Robeson Citation Award, presented by the Actors’ Equity Foundation.
Dan O’Brien and Suzan-Lori Parks to receive the $15,000 Horton Foote Prize for their new plays.
The female-focused theatre will remount Kate Benson’s “A Beautiful Day on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes” and premiere Ariel Stess’s “Heartbreak.”
Joseph Haj wins the 2014 Zelda Fichandler Award, in recognition of his commitment to the arts in North Carolina and to the national resident theatre scene.
The City of Berkeley has proclaimed that Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 is Tony Taccone Day.