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Luis Alfaro

 

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Luis Alfaro is a Chicano writer/performer known for his work in poetry, theatre, short stories, performance and journalism. (read complete bio)
 

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From left, Center Theatre Group Associate Artistic Director Luis Alfaro, Center Theatre Group Managing Director/CEO Meghan Pressman and playwright Benjamin Benne during the champagne toast after the w

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Center Theatre Group Associate Artistic Director Luis Alfaro arrives for the world premiere of ?Alma? at Center Theatre Group?s Kirk Douglas Theatre on March 13, 2022, in Culver City, California. (Ph

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From left, cast member Sabrina Fest and Center Theatre Group Associate Artistic Director Luis Alfaro during the champagne toast after the world premiere of ?Alma? at Center Theatre Group?s Kirk Dougla

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From left, Center Theatre Group Associate Artistic Director Luis Alfaro and Center Theatre Group Managing Director/CEO Meghan Pressman during the champagne toast after the world premiere of ?Alma? at

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Mojada
Written by Luis Alfaro
Directed by Chay Yew

Vanessa Aspillaga
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Mojada Written by Luis Alfaro Directed by Chay Yew Vanessa Aspillaga Alex Hernandez Ada Maris Benjamin Luis McCraken Socorro Santiago Sabina Zuniga Varela CREATIVE TEAM Scenic Design Arnulfo Maldonado Costume Design Haydee Zelideth Lighting Design David

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Luis Alfaro Biography

Luis Alfaro is a Chicano writer/performer known for his work in poetry, theatre, short stories, performance and journalism.

Luis Alfaro Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Adaptation
Luis Alfaro, Mojada
 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play
Luis Alfaro, Oedipus El Rey

Luis Alfaro News

California Repertory Company Announces Fall 2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2022

Cal Rep’s Fall 2022 season highlights stories of identity, humanity, and love; all told by CSULB students, faculty, and guest artists all performed at the Studio Theater at California State University, Long Beach. 

Mason School of Theater Announces Fall 2022 Guest Artist Series: Creating Anti-Racist Photo Mason School of Theater Announces Fall 2022 Guest Artist Series: Creating Anti-Racist Theater
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022

George Mason University’s School of Theater announces fall 2022 dates for its Guest Artist Series: Creating Anti-Racist Theater with leading voices from the theatrical industry discussing the logistics of making and cultivating Anti-Racist Theater. This second year of the series will focus on theater makers who identify as LBGTQ+ and are leading practices around inclusion and anti-racism in theatrical spaces.

Los Angeles Premiere of OKLAHOMA! to Open at the Ahmanson Theatre This Week Photo Los Angeles Premiere of OKLAHOMA! to Open at the Ahmanson Theatre This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

The Los Angeles premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! directed by Daniel Fish opens Thursday, September 15 at 8 p.m. at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre. The tour will mark the first time a First-Class Equity production of Oklahoma! has toured North America in more than 40 years. This bold interpretation will play through October 16.

Hermitage Announces Madeleine George as New Recipient of $35,000 Hermitage Major Thea Photo Hermitage Announces Madeleine George as New Recipient of $35,000 Hermitage Major Theater Award
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022

Andy Sandberg, Artistic Director and CEO of the Hermitage Artist Retreat, announced that accomplished playwright and screenwriter Madeleine George, currently a writer on the hit Hulu series “Only Murders in the Building,” has been newly selected as the 2021 recipient of the Hermitage Major Theater Award (HMTA).

Interview: Luis Alfaro On Working His Magic With Center Theater Group's L.A. Writers' Photo Interview: Luis Alfaro On Working His Magic With Center Theater Group's L.A. Writers' Workshop Festival
by Gil Kaan - Sep 1, 2022

Center Theatre Group’s co-artistic director playwright Luis Alfaro curates and leads CTG’s L.A. Writers’ Workshop Festival taking place over the course of two weekends, September 9-11 and September 16-18, 2022 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. I had the chance to obtain a few answers from this very busy, multi-tasking man.

Cecily Strong To Star In THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE At  Photo Cecily Strong To Star In THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE At Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2022

“Saturday Night Live” star Cecily Strong will perform in Jane Wagner's one-woman show “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe” at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum this fall.

Lisa Ramirez, Jami Brandli, Penelope Lowder & More to be Featured in L.A. Writer's Wo Photo Lisa Ramirez, Jami Brandli, Penelope Lowder & More to be Featured in L.A. Writer's Workshop Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2022

Los Angeles audiences will have the opportunity to experience new theatre thanks to Center Theatre Group’s L.A. Writers’ Workshop Festival which will take place over the course of two weekends, September 9-11 and September 16-18, 2022 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.

OKLAHOMA! National Tour is Coming to the Ahmanson Theatre in September Photo OKLAHOMA! National Tour is Coming to the Ahmanson Theatre in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Center Theatre Group will present the Los Angeles premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “OKLAHOMA!” directed by Daniel Fish at the Ahmanson Theatre from September 13 through October 16, 2022.

Warren Carlyle-Helmed THE SECRET GARDEN Will Open at LA's Ahmanson Theatre in 2023 Photo Warren Carlyle-Helmed THE SECRET GARDEN Will Open at LA's Ahmanson Theatre in 2023
by Team BWW - Aug 11, 2022

The Secret Garden blossoms again – reimagined for a new generation by the original creators, Tony® Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman and Grammy Award®-winning composer Lucy Simon, which will play at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre February 19 through March 26, 2023. 

De'Adre Aziza, Kevin Kenerly, Reza Salazar & More to Star in Chicago & West Coast Pre Photo De'Adre Aziza, Kevin Kenerly, Reza Salazar & More to Star in Chicago & West Coast Premieres of CLYDE'S
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

Celebrated creative collaborators over two decades, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and director Kate Whoriskey will return to Goodman Theatre with their latest Broadway production, Clyde’s, launching the Goodman’s 2022/2023 Season.

Luis Alfaro Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from OEDIPUS EL REY at The Public Theater VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from OEDIPUS EL REY at The Public Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2017

The Public Theater's Oedipus El Rey, written by Luis Alfaro and directed by Chay Yew, is being presented in collaboration with The Sol Project, running through Sunday, December 3 with an official opening tonight, October 24. Check out highlights from the production below!

STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Michael John Garcés
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com is excited to share a weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group! This week Michael John Garcés shares pivotal moments in his theatre career and why the arts matter to him!

STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Fanny Garcia
by Stage Tube - Dec 29, 2011

Fanny Garcia is a co-founder of East LA Rep and currently works as the company's Literary Manager. She has written several plays including PORTRAIT OF TEN WOMEN, which chronicles the lives of Latina women living with HIV/AIDS. In 2010, her ten-minute play L'ULTIMO VIAGGIO was commissioned by Watts Village Theatre Company for their Meet Me @ Metro traveling theatre event and most recently her play THE ROSALILA received a workshop production directed by Luis Alfaro. She is also the founder and editor of pLAywriting in the city, a blog about plays and playwriting in Los Angeles. She is originally from Los Angeles, CA.

STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Andres Munar
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2011

BroadwayWorld.com is excited to share a new weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group! This week actor Andres Munar shares pivotal moments in his theatre career and why the arts matter to him!

BWW TV: FROM PRADA TO NADA Movie Trailer
by Craig Brockman - Jan 13, 2011

rom Prada to Nada is a modern twist on Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, is a new romantic comedy starring Camilla Belle, Alexa Vega, Wilmer Valderrama, with Kuno Becker and Academy Award® nominee Adriana Barraza (Babel, Actress in a Supporting Role, 2006). It's a whimsical fish-out-of-water story of two spoiled sisters: Nora (Camilla Belle), a law student, and Mary (Alexa Vega), an undergrad party girl, living with their father in a luxurious mansion in Beverly Hills.


Luis Alfaro Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Luis Alfaro written?
Luis Alfaro has written 2 shows including Oedipus El Rey (Playwright), Mojada (Pplaywright).

What awards has Luis Alfaro been nominated for?
Outstanding Adaptation (Drama Desk Awards) for Mojada and Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play (Drama League Awards) for Oedipus El Rey .