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Francisco Solorzano

 
Birth Place:
Far Rockaway, New York
Bio:
FRANCISCO SOLORZANO Theater: adapted, acted and directed in the workshop and world premiere of Dog Day Afternoon (Theatre Row Theatres). Rockaway (Cherry Lane Theatre; opposite Jesse Eisenberg, Gina Gershon, Mickey Sumner, John Doman, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Kevin Geer, and the Barefoot Theatre ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Far Rockaway, New York

Bio:
FRANCISCO SOLORZANO Theater: adapted, acted and directed in the workshop and world premiere of Dog Day Afternoon (Theatre Row Theatres). Rockaway (Cherry Lane Theatre; opposite Jesse Eisenberg, Gina Gershon, Mickey Sumner, John Doman, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Kevin Geer, and the Barefoot Theatre ... (read complete bio)
 

Francisco Solorzano Biography

FRANCISCO SOLORZANO
Theater: adapted, acted and directed in the workshop and world premiere of Dog Day Afternoon (Theatre Row Theatres). Rockaway (Cherry Lane Theatre; opposite Jesse Eisenberg, Gina Gershon, Mickey Sumner, John Doman, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Kevin Geer, and the Barefoot Theatre Company Ensemble);

Select acting credits: World premiere of Horovitz's What Strong Fences Make (Bleecker Street Theatre, Boston Theatre Marathon), Nilo Cruz's Bicycle Country (Spanish Repertory Theatre, Theatre Row Theatres), The Water Engine (Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh, Scotland), Vetere's Last Day (Gloucester Stage Co.), Israel Horovitz's The Indian Wants the Bronx (Gloucester Stage Company/78th Street Theatre Lab) & A Mother's Love(Boston Playwrights Theatre), Beirut Rocks (EST Marathon, dir Jo Bonney), Sins of the Mother (with Ethan Hawke as well as Bobby Cannavale, Michael Stuhlbarg and John Doman, dir by Jo Bonney at numerous locations including The Actor's Studio, Bleecker Street Theatre, 59E59), Los Muertos (Stella Adler Theater with Mark Ruffalo), Israel Horovitz's New Shorts (Theatre Row Theatres with Lynn Cohen), 45th anniversary revival of Lanford Wilson's Balm In Gilead,Six Hotels (GSC, dir Israel Horovitz), Does A Tiger Wear A Necktie?, Oprhans, Never The Sinner, subUrbia(Various NYC Theatres) including the reading of Horovitz's The Little Shock (with Mark Ruffalo, Julianne Moore, Peter Boyle, Fisher Stevens, and Peter Dinklage).

Directing credits: Revival of Joe Pintauro's Raft Of The Medusa, workshop production of Kristoffer Diaz's F**KING VIGWAN (OR SWAG) both at the Cherry Lane Theatre, Mary Gallagher's ?De Donde? which won the OOBR award for excellence,Kingdom Come (Bouwerie Lane Theatre), Joe Pintauro'sMetropolitan Operas (The Pantheon Theater), Rising Sun, Falling Star (78th Street Theatre Lab), the reading/workshop of Horovitz's The P Word at the Bleecker Street Theatre with Marin Ireland (Barefoot's bareNaked Reading Series and for NY Playwright's Lab at The Cherry Lane Theatre), and many others. Executive producer of the 70/70 Horovitz Project (a worldwide, year-long festival celebrating Israel Horovitz's 70th Birthday with 70 of his plays.)

Film: Co-Founder of Barefoot Studio Pictures, in Post Production: Floating Sunflowers (opposite Anna Chlumsky and Lynn Cohen); Save Face (9Five Creative); Dumpwater Divas (JJ Rockstar Productions). Past Film Credits: And The World Goes Round (2009's Cannes Short Film Corner), Love Simple (HBO NYC Latino Film Festival) and Between Something and Nothing (NYC's 20th anniversary NEW FEST Film Festival.) BFA: CUNY'S Brooklyn College; a founder and Producing Artistic Director of the Barefoot Theatre Company since 1999. Recipient of the 2009 Graduate Theater Organization of Brooklyn College, CUNY's Alumnus of the Year Award. Member Since 1999. Proud member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA & SDC.





Francisco Solorzano News

SENTENCED TO A LIFE WITHOUT MUSIC, An Evening Of One-Act Plays By Incarcerated Writer Photo SENTENCED TO A LIFE WITHOUT MUSIC, An Evening Of One-Act Plays By Incarcerated Writers, Comes to The Wild Project This Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022

Voices Inside in collaboration with Nylon Fusion Theatre Company and Pen America present Sentenced To A Life Without Music, an evening of one-act plays by incarcerated writers. This special limited engagement will be presented at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd St, New York, NY 10009), September 21-25. 

TNC Presents Lower East Side Short Film Series Photo TNC Presents Lower East Side Short Film Series
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2021

Join us for A Fabulous Evening Of Short Films From Award Winning Directors. Only $20. Including a remastered print of the great Charlie Chaplin's 'The Immigrant'.

Brazilian Off-Broadway Veteran Raiane Cantisano Makes It To Cannes Photo Brazilian Off-Broadway Veteran Raiane Cantisano Makes It To Cannes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

Alongside stunning, impactful performances by Natalia Baron and Francisco Solorzano, Ms. Cantisano makes her debut in the French festivity and is proud to be able to expand the awareness of such an important discussion, especially in her home country.

Migdalia Cruz's New Play WHAT IF UNDER THE BED...? To Play at Tada! Photo Migdalia Cruz's New Play WHAT IF UNDER THE BED...? To Play at Tada!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company features new plays including Migdalia Cruz's 'What if Under The Bed...?', Michael Panes' 'Reunion May 13th 3281' plays in March 13th and 14th.

Cast Chosen For Planet Connections Rep Of Plays Photo Cast Chosen For Planet Connections Rep Of Plays
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019

Planet Connections' starts out 2020 with 'DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day,' short plays unapologetically looking at life through a clever a?" albeit caustic a?" lens. Frank, Funny, Engaging, Engrossing, and Enlightening, Performing Thursdays & Fridays, February 6 a?" 21, at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, NYC. This event a?" celebrating the diversity of the performing arts & artists of NYC a?" will be accompanied by an opening night party and special Valentine's Day event.

Planet Connections Announces Ten Dark Ditties Photo Planet Connections Announces Ten Dark Ditties
by Julie Musbach - Sep 24, 2019

Planet Connections Announces Its Directors Repertory for 'DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day' presented by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity; performing Thursdays and Fridays, February 6 - 21 at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, New York City.

Barefoot Theatre Company Presents Third Annual Vassallo Awards Photo Barefoot Theatre Company Presents Third Annual Vassallo Awards
by Julie Musbach - Oct 22, 2018

On Saturday, November 17th, Barefoot Theatre Company celebrates the third annual Vassallo Awards with a Fall Gala beginning at 8pm at the SVA THEATRE in NYC on 333 W 23rd Street in Manhattan. 

The 7th Annual INTAR One-Minute Play Festival Will Feature World Premiere One-Minute  Photo The 7th Annual INTAR One-Minute Play Festival Will Feature World Premiere One-Minute Plays
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2018

The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) (Dominic D'Andrea, Producing Artistic Director; Caitlin Wees, Associate Artistic Director) and INTAR (Lou Moreno, Artistic Director; John McCormack, Executive Director) continue their acclaimed collaboration with The 7th Annual INTAR One-Minute Play Festival, with part of the proceeds to benefit UNIT 52, INTAR's training program for emerging artists. After seven years of partnership that celebrates Latinx ideas and narratives, the festival welcomes the next generation of 1MPF artists, who join some of our alumni cohort.

Planet Connections Announce Award Winners Photo Planet Connections Announce Award Winners
by Julie Musbach - Sep 25, 2018

Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity's banner season culminated with the Planet Awards. Planet Connections was proclaimed one of the leading summer festivals in New York.

Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity Announces 2018 Nominees Photo Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity Announces 2018 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

TenthPlanet: Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity played to packed houses and great acclaim for each production. Another sold out house was achieved for the company's annual 'Playwrights for a Cause' event, this year, benefiting the Ali Forney Center. The banner season culminates with the Planet Awards. This year, the gala event will be Today, September 21, at the Abrons Arts Center at 466 Grand St, New York City. Tickets and further info: planetconnections.org/