The initiative will honor the pioneering playwright’s legacy with a touring statue and support for the work of multiple female/non-binary playwrights of color.
The site will feature productions and theatre makers affected by the pandemic, as well as efforts to support the theatre community.
Coming this fall: a new artist-driven online journal from the Lillys that aims to widen and diversify the discourse.
The Dramatists Guild and Lilly Awards’ second study shows a small uptick in work by women and writers of color in the past 7 years.
The awards, which honor women in theatre, will be presented at a ceremony on May 22.
Danai Gurira, Martha Plimpton, Kate Whoriskey, and Mia Katigbak will be lauded at the awards ceremony.
In trying to strike a healthier work/life balance for their staff and artists, theatres find that flexibility, space, and planning are key.
On the slate are Sarah Ruhl’s epistolary play about Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell, and a coproduction with Rattlestick of Martyna Majok’s ‘Ironbound.’
A new Dramatist Guild/Lilly Awards study shows encouraging trends in new-play productions by women nationwide, and there’s nowhere to go but up.
A dozen awards recognizing women in theatre and their advocates were given at the annual ceremony.