The founder of New York City’s WP Theater brought producing savvy and fierce commitment to the cause of gender parity in all areas of stage work.
Theatre folks mourn closed shows and unseen work, and worry over the impact on emerging artists.
The lineup includes two world premieres and two play festivals.
Liz Kerin and Azure Osborne-Lee each receive commissions for new works.
The season will include world premieres from Lauren Gunderson and Rehana Lew Mirza, as well as a series of readings.
Five women artistic directors will receive grants to support their work and to foster a new generation of female leaders.
The female-focused theatre’s 2017-18 season will include new works from Monica Bill Barnes & Company and Kate Benson.
Sag brings his experience in general management to the new role.
The theatre, formerly known as Women’s Project Theater, also announces its 2016-18 Lab Artists and new Domestic Partner Program.