The two artists will be produced multiple times over a single season at the Off-Broadway theatre; Samuel D. Hunter, Lauren Yee, and collective the Mad Ones will join the Residency 5 program.
With 200 seats and 2,000 subscribers, the company has built an audience that expects the unexpected.
Also on the slate are two comedies by Lynn Nottage and revivals of work by former resident playwrights Athol Fugard, Will Eno, and Sam Shepard.
The lineup includes Suzan-Lori Parks, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Dominique Morisseau, and Edward Albee.
The lineup also includes two world premieres by local playwrights.
The season will feature the works of four D.C. writers.
The award recognizes Off-Broadway theatres that achieved parity among their playwrights and directors.
Citing health reasons, the leader of one of Off-Broadway’s most prominent playwright-focused theatres will step down.
It began as a way to illuminate black culture, but Black History Month has become a source of frustration for artists who yearn to be valued equally all year.
13 theatre artists (and those who teach them) share tips and tales about working in the field.