Playwrights Find New Homes
Twelve playwrights have been selected for the 1999 NEA/TCG Theatre Residency Program for Playwrights, developed and administered by TCG in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts and supported by a cooperative agreement from the NEA. The program was developed to afford playwrights the opportunity to create new work while in residence at a host theatre and to become an integral part of the theatre's artistic life and community activities. Each of the 12 playwrights will receive $25,000 in support of the residencies. TCG will supply oversight, coordination, guidance and material assistance.
TCG's executive director Ben Cameron stated, "The NEA/TCG Theatre Residency Program for Playwrights was developed to provide playwrights with greatly needed financial and artistic support, to add artistic depth to theatre organizations and to bring the writer and community together. We are deeply grateful to the NEA for enabling TCG to support the work of gifted playwrights in exemplary theatres and …
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Publication information: Article title: Playwrights Find New Homes. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: American Theatre. Volume: 17. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 2000. Page number: 108. © 1999 Theatre Communications Group. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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