The award comes with a $10,000 prize and an accompanying $10,000 Jay Harris Commission for a new play, to be read at the festival this summer.
As theatres scrap training programs that have often been more exploitive than educational in favor of paid positions, entry-level work may grow both scarcer and more equitably accessible.
James Ijames, Kristina Wong, and Sylvia Khoury talk about what inspired their award-worthy plays and how they shaped them.
Presented in honor of his play ‘tiny father,’ the prize includes a $10,000 award and the accompanying $10,000 Jay Harris Commission to write a new play.
The embattled artistic director will be replaced by interim leader Jenny Gersten.
A movement to end unpaid and low-paid internships gains momentum, collecting testimony from more than 1,600 current and former interns.
Some companies, eager to return to the stage, are building new ones outdoors, gambling that al fresco offerings will both serve and draw their communities.
John J. Caswell Jr. is the recipient of this year’s L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award and the 2022 Jay Harris Commission.
The festival will feature 3 world premiere productions, all performed outside and socially distanced.
The program will combine hands-on experience at WTF with the mentorship of BTU’s founding members.