Monthly Archives: July 2014

Four New Production Grants Awarded

The foundation is pleased to announce the following awards. Congratulations to the recipients.

  • A grant to Redhouse Arts Center of Syracuse, N.Y., to help support its productions of the musical A Man of No Importance (music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Terrence McNally) and the play Gross Indecency: The Trials of Oscar Wilde, by Moisés Kaufman. Both will be performed during the center’s “Redhouse Gone Wilde” festival, scheduled for January 21–February 7, 2015.
  • A grant to Pride Films & Plays of Chicago, Ill., to help support its production of Some Men, by Terrence McNally. Performances are slated to run from August 14 to September 14, 2014, at the Rivendell Theater on Chicago’s north side.
  • A grant to Celebration Theatre of West Hollywood, Calif., to underwrite its summer play-reading series, “50 Years of Queer Theatre,” in late July and early August. The series will feature staged readings of T-Shirts, by Robert Patrick; Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, by Jane Chambers; Jeffrey, by Paul Rudnick; and While I Yet Live, by Billy Porter. In addition, Celebration Theatre will present an award for “theatre excellence and sustainability” to playwright Robert Patrick.
  • A grant to Fractured Atlas, of New York, N.Y., to help support the production of Love at Home, by Mary Matoula Webb, at the New York International Fringe Festival and the San Francisco Fringe Festival.

Playwriting Competition—Submission Period Has Ended

The deadline for submissions to the foundation’s 2014 playwriting competition has passed. Electronic submissions will no longer be accepted. Mailed submissions will be accepted only if postmarked on or before June 30, 2014. Decisions on prizewinners will be made and announced in November. Thanks to all who have participated.