American Theatre Wing president Roy A. Somlyo and chairman Isabelle Stevenson will give numerous not-for-profit theatre companies a boost on Dec. 7 when they distribute $123,000 through the Wing’s 43rd Annual Grants & Scholarships Awards program.
The New York nonprofit organizations and schools receiving Wing grants include: Abington Theatre Company, The Acting Company; AMAS Musical Theatre; The American Place Theatre; Atlantic Theatre Company; Barrow Group; Blue Light Theatre Company; City Center Encore Series; Classic Stage Company; The Directors Company; The Drama Department; The Drama League; The Ensemble Studio Theatre; The Foundry Theatre, Inc.; HB Playwright's Foundation; Intar Hispanic American Art Center; The Irish Repertory Theatre; La MaMa E.T.C.; Lincoln Center Theater; Manhattan Class Company (MCC); Manhattan Theatre Club; The Melting Pot Theatre Company; Mint Theatre; Musical Theatre Works; New Dramatists; New Federal Theatre; The New Group; New York Theatre Workshop; Playwright's Horizons; Primary Stages; Public Theatre; Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre Co.; Roundabout Theatre Company; Second Stage Company; Signature Theatre Company; Thalia Spanish Theatre, Inc.; Theatre For A New Audience; TheatreWorks/USA; Vineyard Theatre; Women's Project & Productions; WPA Theatre; and The York Theatre Company.
The following scholarships will also be awarded: Isabelle Stevenson Scholarship - to LaGuardia High School; American Theater Wing Scholarship - to American Academy of Dramatic Arts; Willard Swire Scholarship - to Actors Work Program; Brendan Gill Playwrighting Award - to Talent Unlimited High School; Bernard B. Jacobs Scholarship - to DeWitt Clinton High School and American Theatre Wing Director Scholarship - to Juilliard School.
The Wing’s grant committee comprises Theodore Chapin, Jay Harris, Douglas Leeds, Jo Sullivan Loesser, Michael Price, Lloyd Richards, Isabelle Stevenson and Roy A. Somlyo.
The Wing grants and scholarships will be presented at a noon luncheon on Dec. 7 at Sardi's, located at 234 W. 44 St. in the Eugenia Room on the fourth floor.