The New York Times reports that the Off-Broadway organization will receive the $100,000 award, which is given to a "New York-area nonprofit theatre company for the production of a classic play, an adaptation of a classic or a work inspired by the classics." NYTW is receiving the award for its upcoming production of Martha Clarke's Pirandello Project. New York Theatre Workshop, according to the organization's website, is "noted for its acclaimed and innovative productions... a workshop where artists create new work, hone their craft and collaboratively explore theatre." Located in the East Village, the theatre has presented the original stagings of Rent, Dirty Blonde, Homebody/Kabul and Pitchfork.
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