The grants will enable extra development and rehearsal time for 9 productions of new works.
The season will feature a world premiere from Ike Holter and plays by Paula Vogel, Dominique Morisseau, Lauren Yee, and Madhuri Shekar.
Artistic directors are increasingly involved in fundraising. Is that now officially part of the job description?
The first fellows in a program designed to foster a new generation of leaders of color are Jess McLeod and Aaron Todd Douglas.
The playwright, a stalwart of Negro Ensemble Company and Victory Gardens, recalls his good fortune over a long career.
The awards will fund extra time for the development of 27 new productions across the country.
Chicago just lost one of its most valuable players, Sam Roberson Jr. of Congo Square Theatre. His friends and colleagues remember him in their own words.
The season will include two world premieres and a Tony Award-winning musical.
Daniels will begin her new post at the Windy City theatre in January.
The five assistant directors will work on a production in the Chicago theatre’s 2016-17 season.