Fornés Playwriting Workshop Reading


Location: Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60601


The University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, in collaboration with the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, the College of Arts and Letters, and the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre, invite you to attend a reading of scenes written by members of the 2017 Fornés Playwriting Workshop, led by Migdalia Cruz and coordinated by Ann García-Romero.

Directed by Cheryl Lynn Bruce, the reading will feature scenes written by Oscar A. Cabrera, Taeyin ChoGlueck, Adrienne Dawes, Nikkita Duke, Cristina Frias, Nancy García Loza, Javier Luis Hurtado, Exal Iraheta, Julia Izumi, Georgina Leanse Escobar, Marilo Nuñez, Jorge Rivera-Herrans, Mónica Sánchez, and Juan Francisco Villa.


Admission is free but ticketed.

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Award-winning playwright Maria Irene Fornés is considered by many to be the “founding mother” of U.S. Latinx theatre. The Fornés Playwriting Workshop imparts her innovative playwriting methods to participants as they immerse themselves in her legacy over the course of one week.