Cofield will play a key role in furthering refining and implementing CTH’s artistic vision through his new position.
Ybarra will start her transition from the Public Theater to Center Stage in October.
Actors’ Equity Association recognizes the Broadway show for its promotion of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Executive director Kim Whitener will step down, and Meredith Lynsey Schade and Brenna Thomas will be promoted.
Lynn Nottage’s play about Rust Belt economic discontent will be presented throughout 18 Midwest cities this fall.
The 2018-19 season will mark the company’s first at its new home, the Cannon Street Art Center.
Founding artistic director Chanda Hall and executive director Diane Englert will leave the company, and Paul Angelo and Paige Rogers will begin on Aug. 1.
EdTA’s 80th annual survey reports on the most-produced high school shows in the 2017-18 school year.
Seven new members join the board, and Kathryn M. Lipuma will serve as board chair.
The company will include actors, directors, playwrights, and producers all 25 and under.