A new wave of Black playwrights has upended the myth of the singular genius, even as tokenism and constraining expectations persist.
The prolific playwright talks about his newest play ‘Rightlynd,’ his adopted hometown of Chicago, and how he handles rejection.
The prize recognizes her play ‘Book of Will’ and comes with $25,000.
The slate includes plays by Ayad Akhtar, Ken Ludwig, Ike Holter, Laura Eason and Lucas Hnath.
New York will finally get to see some acclaimed and socially relevant new plays that have received productions and acclaim elsewhere.