The annual festival will feature six public readings and three invite-only presentations.
Carden, who joined the company in 1978 and has served as AD since 2007, steps aside to make room for the predominantly white company to make substantive changes.
Theatre folks mourn closed shows and unseen work, and worry over the impact on emerging artists.
The partnership has commissioned 10 new plays about science and technology.
The Off-Off Broadway theatre will produce works by Catya McMullen and Brittany K. Allen.
Creating a happy, healthy, equitable work environment for employees is as important as compensating them fairly.
She brings an administrative brain to a small, hardy new-play company on the verge of an upgrade.
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.