01/07/2013 08:44 am ET Updated Mar 09, 2013

Mellon Funds Playwright Residencies

Financial security is elusive for playwrights. Equally rare is the opportunity for a sustained immersion within the theater companies they rely on to present their work to the world.

For 14 playwrights, including Boston playwright Melinda Lopez, that is about to change, at least for a while.

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