The online and in-person fest will feature works from Inda Craig-Galván, Ty Defoe, Rinne Groff, and Kate Hamill.
This week the critics talk to two theatre artists about the choices they’ve made and the field they hope to return to.
Deborah Brevoort, José Casas, Jeffrey Couchman, Sean Daniels, Kate Hamill, Rachel Lynett, and Sandy Rustin will create new works for the company.
In the jurisdictional war between Equity and SAG-AFTRA over theatre work made for screens, actors and stage managers have the most at stake.
The pandemic shutdown is a crushing blow for theatres, but it is individual artists who are absorbing the brunt of the pain.
The selected writers will develop their plays through workshops and public readings at the conference.
Plays by Leah Nanako Winkler, Kate Hamill, and Herbert Siguenza will receive a staged reading at Cygnet Theatre.