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Maria Irene Fornes

Birth Place: Havana, CUBA

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[Off-Off-Broadway, 1986]



Maria Irene Fornes Awards and Nominations

The Pulitzer Prize - 1990 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Maria Irene FornesAnd What of the Night

Maria Irene Fornes News

Signature Theatre's 2024 Gala to Honor Lila Neugebauer

Signature Theatre's 2024 Gala will honor acclaimed director Lila Neugebauer, celebrating her contributions to the theater community. Learn more about Neugebauer.
Casts of HELL'S KITCHEN, THE NOTEBOOK & More to Perform at New Dramatists Spring Luncheon

New Dramatists will host its Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tuesday, May 14 at the New York Marriott Marquis. See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets.
Director Rebecca Aparicio To Receive SDCF's 2024 Barbara Whitman Award

Established by theatrical producer Barbara Whitman in 2021, this award recognizes a woman, trans, or non-binary director who has developed a clear and distinctive artistic voice and demonstrated unique vision in their theatrical work.
Video: Luis Alfaro & Jon Fosse Deliver International World Theatre Day Message 2024

The Global Theater Initiative is inviting all theatres, individual artists, institutions, and audiences to celebrate the 62nd annual World Theatre Day on March 27, 2024.
City Theatre Co-Artistic Director Marc Masterson to Retire at End of Season

Co-Artistic Director Marc Masterson will retire from City Theatre at the end of the season. Explore the impact of his departure and what lies ahead for the renowned theater company.
Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces Casting For Spring Show, LAS BORINQUEÑAS

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Latinx Playwrights Circle, and Boundless Theatre Company have announced casting and creative team for the world premiere of LAS BORINQUEÑAS by Nelson Diaz-Marcano and directed by Rebecca Aparicio.
New Dramatists Will Honor Michael Greif At Annual Spring Luncheon This May

New Dramatists will honor Michael Greif, the acclaimed director of this season's Days of Wine and Roses, The Notebook and Hell's Kitchen at its Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tuesday, May 14.
The Filigree Theatre's Second Show Of The Season PHOTOGRAPH 51 To Play Factory On 5th

The second show in The Filigree Theatre's special Fifth Anniversary Season, “Photograph 51,” written by Anna Ziegler, will start Thursday, Jan. 25 and continue through Sunday, Jan. 28 starting at 8 p.m. each night, with a 3 p.m. Sunday matinee, at the Factory on 5th (3409 E. 5th St., Austin, TX 78702).
Ford's Theatre to Present 'The Ford's Theatre Legacy Commissions: A First Look' & More

Ford’s Theatre will present The Ford’s Theatre Legacy Commissions: A First Look on January 26-27, 2024. Learn additional details!
The Filigree Theatre Unveils the Cast For PHOTOGRAPH 51

The Filigree Theatre has revealed the full cast list for 'Photograph 51' happening Jan. 25-28 & Feb. 1-4. Get all the details here!
TANGO PALACE Comes to Thinking Cap Theatre This Month

Thinking Cap Theatre presents Tango Palace in the Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Learn more about the upcoming performance here!
Filigree Theatre Unveils Fifth Anniversary Season at Factory on 5th, Starting with ANTIGONE in October

Austin-based independent theatre company, The Filigree Theatre, are back with their Fifth Anniversary Season entitled 'The Woman in the Story,' beginning with their Fall production of 'Antigone,' written by Sophocles and adapted by David Rush.
David Adjmi's STEREOPHONIC, With Songs by Arcade Fire's Will Butler, to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons

Don't miss out on STEREOPHONIC, a phenomenal play with music by Will Butler of Arcade Fire, exclusively at Playwrights Horizons. Find out the dates and book your tickets now for this unforgettable theatrical experience.
Ensemble Studio Theatre Unveils Exciting Lineup for the 2023-24 Season

Get a sneak peek into the highly anticipated 2023-24 season at Ensemble Studio Theatre, featuring an impressive lineup of plays and events that are sure to captivate theater enthusiasts. Find out what to expect and mark your calendars for an unforgettable theatrical experience.
Kelundra Smith Named Managing Editor of American Theatre Magazine

Learn about the recent appointment of Kelundra Smith as the new Managing Editor of American Theatre. Discover how her expertise and passion for the arts will shape the future of the publication.
Interview: Tatiana Pandiani of TORERA at Alley Theatre

Last year, during the Alley All New Festival, upon the announcement of Law & Order's Monet Hurst-Mendoza having a workshop was news that caused for myself much excitement. The workshop was not a disappointment but made me anxious to witness a full scale production. When it was announced in the 22-23 Alley Theatre season, my excitement grew not only due to the capability of a full scale production, but also the fact that Director and Choreographer, Tatiana Pandiani, would be at the helm.
Azuka Theatre to Close Season with World Premiere of Christine Evans' GALILEE

Azuka Theatre will close their 2022/2023 season with the World Premiere of Galilee written by Christine Evans and directed by Azuka's Co-Artistic Director Rebecca May Flowers.
The Actors Studio to Present Three Day Celebration of Estelle Parsons

The Actors Studio will continue its 75th Anniversary celebration with a three-day celebration of one of its most influential members, Academy Award winner and Co-Associate Artistic Director of The Actors Studio, Estelle Parsons.
Cindy Peralta, Yohanna Florentino & More to Star in VÁMONOS World Premiere at INTAR Theatre

INTAR THEATRE and the RADIO DRAMA NETWORK announced complete casting for their Main Stage production of Julissa Contreras’ play Vámonos.
Theatre Producers of Color Announces 2023 Cohorts

Theatre Producers of Color, the newly formed organization committed to supporting the next generation of BIPOC producers by providing access to education, training, and mentorship, announced their 2023 cohort for the third-annual education program – “Producing 101'.


How many shows has Maria Irene Fornes written?

Maria Irene Fornes has written 4 shows including The Office (Playwright), Promenade (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Lovers and Keepers (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Signature Plays (Playwright).

What awards has Maria Irene Fornes been nominated for?

Maria Irene Fornes has been nominated for The Pulitzer Prize for Drama for "And What of the Night."

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