Ali is the second annual recipient of one of the nation’s largest nonprofit theatre commissions, which includes a cash prize of $35,000, a residency at the Hermitage, and a developmental workshop in a major arts capital.
Finalists for the $35,000 prize and six-week residency include Luis Alfaro, Eisa Davis, and Madeleine George.
The award will support a playwright or theatre artist each year to develop a new work.
My time at this storied Florida retreat was both relaxing and productive—and I was ready for the bugs this time.
At a solitary Gulf Coast retreat, veteran playwright Craig Lucas reconnects with the sublime.