After a record year of gun violence in the U.S., the latest iteration of the nationwide campaign aims to give young people another chance to dramatize their feelings about it.
Guild writers may now use the rider to encourage equitable and inclusive hiring practices in their plays or musicals.
An awards ceremony will be scheduled for a later date to bestow each writer with a $20,000 cash prize.
Inspired by the company’s efforts to address systemic inequalities in the field, the move opens the door for dynamic new leadership.
Wilson, who joined the organization in 2017, rises from the role of director of membership.
The Dramatists Guild of America recognizes the composer for his score of ‘A Strange Loop.’