The awards will allow 28 productions more time for rehearsal and development with the entire creative team.
Bekah Brunstetter and Charly Evon Simpson will develop new works for the first @PLAY series.
The inaugural grants will support playwrights and the production of new works at theatres across the country.
Conservative theatremakers, some emboldened by Trump’s election, look for inroads onstage.
The playwright’s work might deal with weighty subjects, but not so heavy that uplift is out of the question.
Suzy Evans on efforts to close theatre’s gender gap.