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Tow Foundation Announces Six Playwright Residencies

“NEW CANAAN, CONN.: The Tow Foundation has awarded $75,000 grants to six New York City theatres to support a playwright of their choosing as the 2016–17 Tow Playwright-in-Residence. The residency program includes a full-time salary for each playwright, and the residencies will culminate in a full production of a play by each playwright at their respective sponsor theatre company.

This year’s recipients are Rachel Bonds at Ars Nova; Paola Lazaro-Muñoz at Atlantic Theater Company; Jaclyn Backhaus at Clubbed Thumb; Jenny Rachel Weiner at Roundabout Theatre Company; Caroline V. McGraw at Page 73 Productions; and Chisa Hutchinson at Second Stage Theatre. The six theatres—and their playwrights—were selected after two competitive application rounds…”

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