We are excited to announce our third play, Kissing Che, written by the remarkable Augusto Frederico Amador! Kissing Che was initially developed with the Emerging Writers Group at NYC’s Public Theater, received a workshop production at the Celebration Theatre in LA, was a finalist for the prestigious Terrence Mcnally Award in 2013, and was listed in HowlRound’s “101 Plays by The New Americans, or on Latinidad.” Augusto was a playwriting fellow with the 2010/2011 Emerging Writers Group at the esteemed Public Theater in New York. In addition to the Public Theater’s Spotlight Series, his plays have also been presented at The Lark Play Development Center, Terra Nova Collective’s Groundbreaking Series, Repertorio Espanol, Red Room, Queens Theater in The Park, INTAR Theatre, the Celebration Theatre, Audrey-Skirball Kenis Theater Projects, Playwrights Arena, The Blank Theater, Ricardo Montalban Theater, Imagined Life Theater, John Anson Ford Theatre, the Inkubator new play reading series at the Skylight Theater, and participated in a playwright residency at the Arkansas Repertory Theater in Little Rock, Ark. His plays have been finalists or semi-finalists for the Eugene O’Neill Conference, Sundance Theater Lab, INTAR Playwright’s Lab, The Metlife National Latino Playwriting Award, Bay Area Playwrights Foundation, Kitchen Dog Theater and the Hormel New Play Festival at the Phoenix Theater. Recently, Augusto was named a finalist for the 2013 Clifford Odets Ensemble New Play Commission from the Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute and was named one of eight playwrights for the 2014 Latino Theater Alliance’s New Work Writers Circle. Congratulations, Augusto!
Watch this blog for two more play announcements!