On December 10, The American Theatre Wing will present their 41st Annual Grants and Scholarships Award Ceremony at a luncheon at the famed NY theatre restaurant, Sardi's. Forty-three non-profit organizations and schools, based in New York, are the winners this year, of total awards amounting to $103,000.
The year's grant recipients include: The Acting Company, AMAS Musical Theatre, American Jewish Theatre, Atlantic Theatre Company, Barrow Group, Blue Light Theatre Company, City Center, Classic Stage Company, The Director's Company, The Drama Dept., The Drama League, En Garde Arts, The Ensemble Studio Theatre, Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, The Foundry Theatre, HB Playwright's Foundation, Intar Theatre, Irish Repertory, La MaMa E.T.C., Lincoln Center Theatre, Manhattan Class Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, Musical Theatre Works, New Dramatists, New Federal Theatre, The New Group, New York Theatre Workshop, Playwrights Horizon, Primary Stages, Public Theatre Puerto Rico Traveling Theatre, Roundabout, Second Stage Company, Signature Theatre, Thalia Spanish Theatre, Theatre for a New Audience, Theatreworks/USA, Vineyard Theatre, Women's Project, WPA Theatre, and The York Theatre Company.
The scholarships have been awarded to: The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and LaGuardia High School.
This year's Grant Committee included: Theodore Chapin, Jay Harris, Douglas Leeds, Jo Sullivan Loesser, Michael Price, Lloyd Richards, Roy A. Somlyo and Isabelle Stevenson.
-- By Sean McGrath