River Crosses Rivers a Festival of Short Plays by Women of Color

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Country and Region United StatesNew York
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival New York, New York, USA
Festival Contact Information

The Ensemble Studio Theatre
549 West 52nd Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10019 USA
Phone: +01 212-247-4982
Fax: +01 212-664-0041
Email: info@ensemblestudiotheatre.org

Festival Description

Since 1999 The Ensemble Studio Theatre produces the festival celebrating the work of American women of color. The short play festival offers a selection of outstanding performances at the Ensemble Studio Theatre where emerging playwrights are given to opportunity to have their plays performed and seen by audiences in a supportive and nurturing atmosphere.

Festival Dates September 14 - October 2, 2011
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Festival Events:

Featured performance 2011:
  • Comida de Puta (f@#king lousy food)
    By Desi Moreno-Penson
    Directed by José Zayas
    • Taking place in the Bronx, a bodega-owner’s wife is madly in love with her husband’s son, the lunch counter boy, and not even her friend, the neighborhood ‘spiritual’ woman can save her. Think Phaedra in the Bronx. The play will be directed by the wonderfully talented Jose Zayas, and will feature such amazing actors as Maggie Bofill, Susanna Guzman, Gilbert Cruz, and Ismael Cruz Cordova.
    • Contact the playwright, Desi Moreno-Penson at desi.moreno@att.net


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