We are honored to welcome the playwright, Migdalia Cruz, for a conversation following our Sunday afternoon performance. Ms. Cruz will be answering questions from the audience about the play, her process and her career. The talkback will begin immediately following the performance. Be sure to stick around and hear from the artist herself!
MIGDALIA CRUZ is an award-winning playwright who has written more than forty plays, operas, screenplays, and musicals including: Fur, Miriam’s Flowers, and Another Part of the House, produced in venues as diverse as National Theater of Greece/Athens, Old Red Lion/London, Houston Grand Opera, Ateneo Puertorriqueño, & Latino Chicago Theater Company where she was writer-in-residence from 1991 to 1998. She has also translated three plays through the Lark’s Mexico/US Word Exchange. She is an alumna of New Dramatists, was mentored by Maria Irene Fornés at INTAR, and her play, El Grito Del Bronx, was seen at NYU (4/08), at Milagro Theater (4/09, Portland, OR), and opened in Chicago at the Goodman Theater in a co-production of Teatro Vista and CollaborAction (7/09). TWO ROBERTS: a Pirate-Blues Project commissioned by the Lark with a NYSCA grant received a studio workshop in February 2011. Her collection of plays published by NoPassport Press, entitled “El Grito Del Bronx,” features: El Grito Del Bronx, Yellow Eyes, Salt, and Da Bronx Rocks—a part of “Song For New York: What Women Do While Men Sit Knitting” presented by Mabou Mines. Migdalia was born and raised in the Bronx.