The author of ‘Having Our Say’ and ‘Execution of Justice’ will have led the New Jersey theatre for 30 years when she steps down in 2020.
The lineup will include three mainstage productions, free performances with the Chicago Avenue Project, and a new-works festival.
The lineup include swashbuckling adventures, Shakespearean tragedies, and a holiday favorite.
The lineup will include four new plays, from political thrillers to murder mysteries.
Emerging playwrights Mariah L. Richardson, Shualee Cook, and Kristin Idaszak have been selected to participate.
Suilebhan, who currently serves as director of brand and marketing for Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, will start next week.
Their shared leadership, and segregated duties, keep Palm Beach Dramaworks afloat.
The Manhattan theatre also announced a new $30 ticket initiative, a new-musical development lab, and playwright residencies.
The acclaimed director will succeed Darko Tresnjak to become the theatre’s sixth artistic director.
They will each receive $100,000 in recognition of their work as lyricists; Charlie Sohne is also recognized for his work as a librettist.