Fornés Workshop Reading

STARTS 7/3/2018 Healy Rehearsal Room
7pm FREE, reservations required.

2018 Fornés Playwriting Workshop Reading
Tuesday, July 3 | 7pm
at Goodman Theatre

Award-winning playwright Maria Irene Fornés is considered by many to be the “founding mother” of U.S. Latinx theatre. The 2018 Fornés Playwriting Workshop, taught by master playwright and Fornés protegée Migdalia Cruz, imparts Fornés’s innovative playwriting methods to 14 participants as they immerse themselves in her legacy over the course of one week in Chicago. The workshop is coordinated by Anne García-Romero, Associate Professor in the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre at the University of Notre Dame, fellow in the Institute for Latino Studies and alumna of the Goodman Theatre Playwrights Unit.

Directed by Cheryl Lynn Bruce, the reading will feature scenes written by Oscar A. Cabrera, Taeyin ChoGlueck, Adrienne Dawes, Dolores Diaz, Nikkita Duke, Cristina Frias, Nancy García Loza, Javier Luis Hurtado, Exal Iraheta, Julia Izumi, Georgina Leanse Escobar, Marilo Nuñez, Mónica Sánchez, and Juan Francisco Villa.

Admission is FREE, reservations required.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is sold out. Limited standby available, at House Manager's discretion.


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