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Lunar Rhapsody

black and white drawing of a couple holding hands under the night sky
Friday, September 29, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
José Rivera
New Works Lab

The Department of Theater Studies is pleased to host a reading of a new play by José Rivera, an artist in residence working with students as part of its New Works Lab series. José Rivera is an award-winning playwright and the first Puerto Rican screenwriter to receive an Oscar nomination.

He has won two Obie Awards for playwriting for "Marisol" and "References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot," both produced at The Public Theater in New York. His plays "The Promise," "Each Day Dies with Sleep," "Cloud Techtonics," "The Street of the Sun," "Sueño," "Sonnets for an Old Century," "School of the Americas," "Brainpeople," "Giants Have Us in Their Book," and "The House of Ramon Iglesia" have been produced in theaters across the country and around the world.