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David Valdes

 
Bio:
DAVID VALDES is the author of plays staged across the US and abroad, including the 2018 Rolling World Premiere of The Mermaid Hour (as David Valdes Greenwood). His 2019-2020 season includes Wandaleria (Rochester Rep), Last Catastrophist (Fresh Ink Theatre and Transformation Theatre), Mermaid Hour: ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
DAVID VALDES is the author of plays staged across the US and abroad, including the 2018 Rolling World Premiere of The Mermaid Hour (as David Valdes Greenwood). His 2019-2020 season includes Wandaleria (Rochester Rep), Last Catastrophist (Fresh Ink Theatre and Transformation Theatre), Mermaid Hour: ... (read complete bio)
 

David Valdes Biography

DAVID VALDES is the author of plays staged across the US and abroad, including the 2018 Rolling World Premiere of The Mermaid Hour (as David Valdes Greenwood). His 2019-2020 season includes Wandaleria (Rochester Rep), Last Catastrophist (Fresh Ink Theatre and Transformation Theatre), Mermaid Hour: ReMixed in Concert (Boston Conservatory), and Up the Ladder, Down the Slide (Orlando PlayFest). He is collaborating with Company One on Downtown Crossing. He has worked with Huntington Theatre Company, IATI/Cimientos, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, and The Theater Offensive, with plays appearing in the Humana Festival, Portland Stage Little Festival of the Unexpected, and New York Theatre Workshop Thursday Studio. As a gay Cuban-American, he’s thrilled to bring intersectional stories to the stage. A two-time Eugene O'Neill Finalist, he is published by Samuel French.





David Valdes News

AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER Soundtrack Out Now Photo AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER Soundtrack Out Now
by Michael Major - Dec 15, 2022

Featuring music by GRAMMY® Award-winning composer Simon Franglen, the 22-track soundtrack also exclusively includes the original song “Nothing is Lost (You Give Me Strength)” written and performed by The Weeknd, and produced by Swedish House Mafia along with Simon Franglen.

AVATAR to Make Broadcast Television Debut Photo AVATAR to Make Broadcast Television Debut
by Michael Major - Dec 8, 2022

In celebration of Disney’s highly anticipated return to Pandora, “Avatar: The Way of Water,” The Walt Disney Company will offer viewers several opportunities to experience its innovative predecessor, “Avatar,” throughout the month of December across its unparalleled distribution platforms including ABC, FX and Freeform.

HowlRound Theatre Commons Announces Publication of a New Anthology Photo HowlRound Theatre Commons Announces Publication of a New Anthology
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022

After celebrating its ten-year anniversary in 2021, HowlRound Theatre Commons announces its first published anthology, featuring essays from each year of the last decade, available for preorder now.

Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents BOSTON THEATER MARATHON XXIV, May 1 Photo Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents BOSTON THEATER MARATHON XXIV, May 1
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2022

Boston Playwrights' Theatre announces the in-person return of its annual celebration of new short plays. Boston Theater Marathon XXIV will feature 50 ten-minute plays written by New England playwrights and presented by New England theatre companies. The event will take place in BPT's home theatre on Boston University's West Campus.

THE GREEN MILE to Be Released on 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray Photo THE GREEN MILE to Be Released on 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray
by Michael Major - Jan 5, 2022

The film stars Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks (Philadelphia, Forrest Gump), Academy Award® nominee Michael Clarke Duncan (Armageddon), David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, James Cromwell, Michael Jeter, Graeme Greene, Doug Hutchison, Sam Rockwell, Barry Pepper, Jeffrey DeMunn, Patricia Clarkson, and Harry Dean Stanton.

Finalists And Semi Finalists Revealed For 2021 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Finalists And Semi Finalists Revealed For 2021 Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2021

Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast's premier launchpad for plays and playwrights, has announced the semi finalists and finalists for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) scheduled to stream online July 16-25, 2021.

Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents Boston Theater Marathon XXIII: Special Zoom Edit Photo Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents Boston Theater Marathon XXIII: Special Zoom Edition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021

Boston Playwrights’ Theatre will present Boston Theater Marathon XXIII: Special Zoom Edition, featuring 50 ten-minute plays written by New England playwrights and presented by New England theatre companies via the video conferencing tool Zoom.

The Lyric Stage Company Of Boston Announces WALKING PLAYS Audio Play Series Photo The Lyric Stage Company Of Boston Announces WALKING PLAYS Audio Play Series
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 12, 2021

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has announced its newest development: the Walking Plays audio play series. Artistic Director Courtney O'Connor said, “In a world where people are unable to experience the beauty of live theatre, we've created  the Walking Plays as a way to bring a form of live theatre to them.”

Mark Brokaw Directs Ken Urban's DANGER AND OPPORTUNITY for Kane Rep Photo Mark Brokaw Directs Ken Urban's DANGER AND OPPORTUNITY for Kane Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2020

Ken Barnett (Off-Broadway's Too Much Sun, Amazon's Mozart in The Jungle), Kyle Beltran (Broadway's The Cherry Orchard and In the Heights), and Emily Bergl (Dirty John, Shameless) will star in a virtual workshop of Ken Urban's new play Danger and Opportunity on October 28, 2020 as part of Kane Repertory Theatre's New Play Lab.

Mark Brokaw Directs Virtual Workshop Of DANGER AND OPPORTUNITY Photo Mark Brokaw Directs Virtual Workshop Of DANGER AND OPPORTUNITY
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2020

The digital workshop begins at 7:30 PM CT on Youtube and will remain available until November 1st at 7:30 PM CT. A live talkback with playwright Ken Urban, director Mark Brokaw, and Kane Repertory Theatre AD Daniil Krimer will follow the reading. All of our readings are free to watch, but a donation of $25 is suggested.

David Valdes Videos

VIDEO: First Look - 2013's BEAUTIFUL CREATURES Starring Emma Thompson
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 20, 2012

The official teaser trailer for BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, based on The Caster Chronicles Trilogy of books has been released. The film stars Jeremy Irons, Emmy Rossum, Viola Davis and Emma Thompson. Check out the trailer below!