The fellowship includes a new-play commission, a living allowance, access to office and rehearsal space, a ticket stipend, and a developmental workshop.
Jennings comes to MTC after 19 seasons at Shakespeare Theatre Company in D.C.
He will remain in his role as artistic director of the Young Vic in London while advising on MTC’s programming and future planning.
The company’s 5-decade journey from Off-Off-Broadway outlier to Broadway powerhouse has been steered all along by the same 2 leaders.
Over the past year, no fewer than 10 shows on both sides of the Atlantic have addressed the historical rise of Nazism and/or the troubling resurfacing of antisemitism.
With a Broadway debut about disabled folks and their caretakers, the playwright of ‘Sanctuary City’ and ‘Ironbound’ is again writing at the margins.
A look at 8 shows that the pandemic cut short, what’s happened to them since, and what might be next.
Manhattan Theatre Club has extended commissions to several writers and launched a new Groundworks Lab program.
The commission encourages playwrights to write works focusing on scientific and technological themes.
John J. Caswell Jr. is the recipient of this year’s L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award and the 2022 Jay Harris Commission.