Playwright Anne Washburn and choreographer Ishmael Houston-Jones are among the recipients.
Like the characters in Anne Washburn’s post-apocalyptic pop-culture extravaganza, the company often had to choose which ideas to save and which to kill.
Playwrights at Erik Ehn’s annual Texas retreat don’t speak for 10 days. New writing rushes into the void, along with a sense of community.
Anne Washburn’s new play at Soho Rep, about a troubled tech rehearsal, puts a fictional backstage crew and the show’s real backstage crew into a new kind of dialogue.
The literary awards, given to 10 writers each year, has gone to the playwrights of ‘Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play’ and ‘The Christians.’
The New York City theatre’s new season includes two world premiere plays, plus new works by Lucas Hnath, Taylor Mac, Jordan Harrison and Danai Gurira.
The Writer’s Army creates low-cost, distraction-free writing spaces, coffee included (but snacks extra). Could this model catch on?
Writers forging their way into quirky new territory are her cup of tea.