McLellan succeeds Paul Slee, who will depart the company after a decade as executive director.
Ten emerging playwrights will join EST’s playwriting collective for 2017-18.
The grants will provide support for actors to develop community projects and new works at host theatres.
Working Latinx actors discuss how far the theatre industry has come and the ways it can still grow.
The South depicted by an emerging group of playwrights is complicated and diverse, and there’s not a mint julep in sight.
The award recognizes Off-Broadway theatres that achieved parity among their playwrights and directors.
The New York company is restructuring its executive leadership, as well as bringing in new playwrights and works to develop for 2016.
The new-play incubator and creative home opens its doors for emerging artists to develop work.
The grants, made possible by playwright Robert Askins, will be awarded to Lucy Gillespie, Paul Cameron Hardy, Martyna Majok, among others.
Zinn takes on a new role at the Massachusetts-based theatre.