Currently co-leading Geva Theatre Center in Rochester, N.Y., Mannelli wiill follow Michael Maso’s 41-year term in the Boston post.
The Huntington’s longtime managing director reflects on 4 decades, and 4 artistic directors, at Boston’s largest theatre.
The retreat will feature readings of 3 new plays by playwrights Masha Obolensky, Melinda Lopez, and Catherine Epstein, and a community playwriting class taught by Lenelle Moïse.
Cox will supervise the producing and casting teams.
For the versatile playwright-performer, whose ‘Joy and Pandemic’ is up at the Huntington, writing is a way to understand themself and the world.
Maso will retire after his 41st season as managing director.
The series will kick off with Yunior Garcia’s ‘Jacuzzi.’
The former leader of San Francisco’s Magic Theatre and of NYC’s Women’s Project, she will take the helm of the Boston theatre in July, filling a vacancy left by Peter DuBois’s resignation.
A co-production among Woolly Mammoth, the Huntington, and Pasadena Playhouse gives new life to Mike Lew’s disability-themed spin on ‘Richard III.’
The partnership will see the Porch in residency at the Huntington, with the goal of emerging as an independent, self-sustaining theatre company.