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Josè Rivera Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 2001 - Playwriting Gold Star
José Rivera, References To Salvador Dali Make Me Hot
 
Obie Awards - 1993 - Playwriting Gold Star
Jose Rivera, Marisol

Josè Rivera News

REFERENCES TO SALVADOR DALI MAKE ME HOT Comes to Custom Made Theatre Next Month Photo REFERENCES TO SALVADOR DALI MAKE ME HOT Comes to Custom Made Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Custom Made Theatre Co. (Brian Katz, Executive Artistic Director) continues its 23rd season with the Bay Area Premiere of “References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot” by award-winning, Puerto Rican playwright, José Rivera. 

SUEÑO Comes to Trinity Rep in April Photo SUEÑO Comes to Trinity Rep in April
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022

Trinity Repertory Company continues its 2021-22 Season with Sueño, Obie Award-winning playwright José Rivera's adaptation of Pedro Calderón de la Barca's Spanish Golden Age play, La vida es sueño (Life is a Dream). 

Access Theater To Host Free Virtual Q&A With José Rivera Photo Access Theater To Host Free Virtual Q&A With José Rivera
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021

Access Theater will host community Q&As throughout the year to highlight the intersection of film and theater, exploring the life cycle of projects and artists' creative processes.

FPCT Continues 2021-22 Season With MARCIELA DE LA LUZ LIGHTS THE WORLD By José River Photo FPCT Continues 2021-22 Season With MARCIELA DE LA LUZ LIGHTS THE WORLD By José Rivera
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2021

Fells Point Corner Theatre has announced that they will continue their 2021-2022 season of homecoming with Maricela de la Luz Lights the World by José Rivera. Directed by Daniel Douek, the show opens on November 19th and runs through December 12th.

19th Annual Black And Latino Playwrights Celebration To Host Tribute To José Rivera Photo 19th Annual Black And Latino Playwrights Celebration To Host Tribute To José Rivera
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2021

Playwright José Rivera will be the subject of a career tribute during the 19th annual Black and Latino Playwrights Celebration, Aug. 30-Sept. 5 at Texas State University.

BWW Review: MARISOL from The Williams Project Photo BWW Review: MARISOL from The Williams Project
by Jay Irwin - Aug 16, 2021

There’s a pandemic raging across the world, the streets are filled with Nazis, thugs, and the mentally unstable out for blood, and big corporations want to take away your livelihood and cast you out for not being able to pay your bills. No, I’m not talking about the reports from last night’s 11 o’clock news but an all too familiar set of circumstances from a 1994 play, “Marisol” by José Rivera, currently being offered from The Williams Project. And while the circumstances of the play, as well as our own world, seem bleak, this outstanding production from the always amazing Williams Project can give us a little hope.

Noise Now Announces SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY An Audio Odyssey  Photo Noise Now Announces SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY An Audio Odyssey 
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 12, 2021

Noise Now announces its first audio play: Oscar-nominated José Rivera's meditative series of stories Sonnets for an Old Century, directed by ANW Director of Cultural Programming Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx.

Red Bull Theater Announces Open Submissions for SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL 2021: RESTORA Photo Red Bull Theater Announces Open Submissions for SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL 2021: RESTORATION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2021

Red Bull Theater today announced that submissions will begin for their 11th annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes. Six brand new plays, inspired by this year’s theme: “Restoration,” will be selected through an open submission process to premiere alongside commissions from C. A. Johnson and José Rivera.

Out Front Theatre Company Presents 'Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays' Photo Out Front Theatre Company Presents 'Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays'
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2020

Out Front Theatre Company presents Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays by Mo Gaffney, Jordan Harrison, Moisés Kaufman, Neil LaBute, Wendy MacLeod, José Rivera, Paul Rudnick, and Doug Wright, conceived by Brian Shnipper.

Photo Flash: Teatro Público de Cleveland & Cleveland Public Theatre's MARISOL Photo Photo Flash: Teatro Público de Cleveland & Cleveland Public Theatre's MARISOL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2020

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) and Teatro Público de Cleveland (TPC) present Marisol, by José Rivera, translated by Aurora Lauzardo and Waldemar Burgos, and directed by Julia Rosa Sosa. The play will be performed in Spanish with English subtitles and will run March 5 – 21 in CPT's historic Gordon Square Theatre.


Josè Rivera Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Josè Rivera written?
Josè Rivera has written 7 shows including Each Day Dies with Sleep (Playwright), Marisol (Playwright), Cloud Tectonics (Playwright), Sueno (Playwright), References to Salvador Dali Makes Me Hot (Playwright), School of the Americas (Playwright), Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays (Playwright).

What awards has Josè Rivera been nominated for?
Playwriting (Obie Awards) for References To Salvador Dali Make Me Hot and Playwriting (Obie Awards) for Marisol .

What awards has Josè Rivera won?
Playwriting (Obie Awards) for References To Salvador Dali Make Me Hotand Playwriting (Obie Awards) for Marisol.