Monday, July 12, 2021

WAITING FOR GODÍNEZ is featured in The Road Theatre’s 12th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival

The Road Theatre Company is thrilled to announce the 12th annual Summer Playwrights Festival streaming live starting on Thursday, July 15 through Sunday, August 1.

Did you know that The Road Theatre Company’s Summer Playwrights Festival is:

    26 plays in 12 days!

    The largest playwright’s festival in the U.S.

    Featuring plays by Oscar, Tony, and Pulitzer Prize Winner JOHN PATRICK SHANLEY (“Moonstruck,” “Doubt: A Parable”), KERMIT FRAZIER (“Kernel of Sanity,” (Ghostwriter”), 2020 Steinberg Playwright Award Winner NATHAN ALAN DAVIS and many more!

    Followed by a moderated discussion with the playwright, director and cast.

    Continuing online as theatres anticipate reopening this fall.

    Streaming live on The Road Theatre’s website and YouTube channel

The Twelfth Annual Summer Playwrights Festival (SPF12) STREAMING SCHEDULE can be found at this link.

I am honored that my play, WAITING FOR GODÍNEZ, is featured in this year’s festival. It will stream on Sunday, July 25, at 6:00 p.m. (Pacific). It is directed by Sara Guerrero. For more information on my play and the wonderful cast, go here. At the end of the play, there will be a talk back with me as well as the director and cast who are pictured below after one of our Zoom rehearsals (top row: Christine Joëlle, Richard Soto, Presciliana Esparolini; middle row: Frank Collison, Citlalli “Lalli” Sanchez, Sara Guerrero; bottom: Rebecca Bermudez).

CLOSED CAPTIONING: Closed captioning will be provided for both the readings and talkbacks.


THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY: Located in the heart of the North Hollywood Arts District, L.A. County’s fastest growing arts community, The Road is an ensemble of 150+ theatre artists fiercely committed to the creation and development of new plays. To further that mission, The Road has launched Under Construction, a diverse collaborative group of new and established playwrights dedicated to socially and politically relevant storytelling for the American stage. Celebrating 30 years of groundbreaking work and led by Founding Artistic Director Taylor Gilbert along with Artistic Director Sam Anderson, The Road is a multi-award-winning theatre named as one of the top ten intimate theatre companies in Los Angeles (LA Weekly). Visit for more info.

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