A count of 210 D.C. theatre productions showed that, despite modest gains, playwrights and directors remain mostly homogeneous.
Constellation Theatre Company and the Welders were also among honorees at the 2015 ceremony.
The longtime publisher of the Washington City Paper will step in as the leader of the service organization.
Linda Levy will leave the theatre advocacy and awards organization to focus on her recovery from spinal surgery.
TheatreWashington showered more awards than ever on D.C. theatre at the newly reorganized Helen Hayes Awards.