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.
The artists-in-residence will make their way to Massachusetts, while the fellows will work from New York City.
The company’s 50th anniversary season will be presented when it is safe to welcome audiences.
Forced to cancel the summer season, the festival will work with Audible to provide the season digitally.