The New York City company cites economic reasons for its closure.
He is set to assume his post in early November.
Shelagh Delaney’s 1958 drama about abandonment was looking a bit left behind itself, until two new revivals came along.
Beals, a longtime associate of founding artistic director Russ Tutterow, inherits his mission of championing new plays and playwrights in Chicago.
Project Shaw insists on the relevance of not only of the late dramatist’s plays but of his criticism and activism, as well.
Those who stepped down from an old position or stepped up to a new one in July and August.
A spate of intense new productions shows how Eugene O’Neill’s theatrical vision deepened as his canvas tightened.