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Monet Hurst-Mendoza is an NYC-based playwright from Los Angeles, CA. Her plays have been developed with Rising Circle Theater Collective, Astoria Performing Arts Center (VEIL'D, world premiere), American Academy of Dramatic Arts, |the claque|, Looking Glass Theatre (NYC), Amios, The Oneness Project, The Other Mirror, Magic Time @ Judson, Atlantic Acting School/ NYU Tisch, The Kupferberg Center for the Arts, #serials@The Flea, WP Theater, The Public Theater, Playwright’s Playground at Classical Theatre of Harlem, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. She is a current member of the 2017-2018 R&D Group at The Civilians and is a 2016-2018 Van Lier Fellow at New Dramatists. Monet is an alum of the 2017 Emerging Writers Group at The Public Theater and was a 2014-2016 Time Warner/Women’s Project Lab Fellow. She has held residencies with The Other Mirror, The MITTEN Lab, and SPACE on Ryder Farm. She has been a finalist for Playwright's Week and the New York Jerome Fellowship at The Lark, Old Vic New Voices US/UK Exchange, the Many Voices Fellowship at The Playwright's Center, the Playwrights Realm Writing Fellowship, Artemisia Fall Festival, The Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference, Forward Flux Three New American Plays Project, and the Leah Ryan FEWW Prize (Honorable Mention, 2017). Smith Prize for Political Theatre and Cherry Lane Mentor Project nominations. Broadway: Assistant to the Playwright for OSLO at Lincoln Center Theater. She is a proud affiliate of Rising Circle Theater Collective, where she co-facilitates INKtank/PlayRISE—a developmental writers lab and new works festival for emerging playwrights of color. B.A.: Marymount Manhattan College.

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Cast & Creative Team Set For THE GLASS MENAGERIE at Diversionary Theatre

Diversionary Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its production of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, directed by Lisa Berger.  The Glass Menagerie will run November 30 through December 23 on Diversionary Theatre's mainstage at their home in University Heights.
The Kilroys Release Reimagined Version of Their Annual List

Continuing to mobilize and leverage their own power to support and amplify one another, the LA and NYC-based playwright, director, producer collective, The Kilroys are doing what they do best: shaking shit up… starting with their renowned annual List. Learn more about the new list here!
Diversionary Theatre Reveals New Staff in Leadership Positions

Diversionary Theatre has announced that Stephen Brotebeck will be serving as Interim Artistic Director while a national search is conducted for Diversionary’s next Artistic Director after former Executive Artistic Director Matt M. Morrow took on a new role of Artistic Director of Walnut Creek’s Center Rep. 
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.
Alley Theatre Reveals Programming For The 2023 Alley All New Festival

Alley Theatre has announced the line-up for the 2023 Alley All New Festival, June 16 - June 25, 2023. The Festival will feature new plays including readings, workshop performances, and an Early Draft Preview.
Cast & Creative Team Set for TORERA World Premiere at Alley Theatre

The Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre has announced the cast and creative team of the world premiere of Torera by Monet Hurst-Mendoza and directed by Tatiana Pandiani.
Florencia Iriondo's New Musical SOUTH to be Performed at Nuyorican Poets Cafe in March

Florencia Iriondo's SOUTH will be presented at Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 236 E 3rd St, NYC, Thursday, March 30, 7 pm.
Keen Co to Present Keen Teens Festival of New Work 2022

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced that The Keen Teens Festival of New Work will offer three new one-acts by C. Quintana, Bleu Beckford-Burell, and Stephanie Swirsky, featuring a cast of New York City high school students.
Westport Country Playhouse Commissions Three Playwrights to Develop New Works

Westport Country Playhouse has announced the first formal group of commissioned playwrights in the theater’s 91-year history: Matthew Greene, Monet Hurst-Mendoza, and Johnny G. Lloyd.
Alley Theatre Announces Programming For The 2022 Alley All New Festival

The Alley Theatre announces the line-up for the 2022 Alley All New Festival, June 16 - June 26, 2022. The Festival will feature five new plays including readings, workshop performances, and an early draft preview. Festival playwrights include Monet Hurst-Mendoza, Austin-based Kirk Lynn completing a Thornton Wilder work, Kemp Powers, Don X. Nguyen, and Alley commissioned artist and Houstonian ShaWanna Renee Rivon. 
Alley Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring a Ken Ludwig World Premiere & More

The Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre and Artistic Director Rob Melrose has announced the 2022-23 season which includes six world premieres including three world premiere plays, two world premiere adaptations, and one world premiere musical. The 76th season also marks the return of the Summer Chills series, after a three-year hiatus due to COVID-19.
THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns With Flaco Navaja, Joel Marsh Garland, Natalie Walker & More

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will return on Tuesday, September 14th, with an all new series of unforgettable performances. Sixteen actors have been paired with writers who have crafted unique pieces especially for them. From 6 PM until 10 PM, new monologues will be published every 15 minutes.  
National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Lineup for 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS on Thursday October 20 and Friday, October 21, 2021. This year, NAMT ‘s Festival of New Musicals will be presented as a unique digital and in-person hybrid, allowing wider accessibility for attendees.
Mad Cow Theatre Announces 2nd Annual Women's Voices Play Festival

Mad Cow Theatre has announced its 2nd Annual Women’s Voices Play Festival celebrating new plays by Women+ playwrights. After the success of the first festival and subsequent mini-fests featuring 15 new plays by women+ playwrights in 2020, this uplifting project returns for a second round of submissions.
New York Stage and Film Announces 2020 Artists/Projects-in-Residence

New York Stage and Film announces the 2020 Artists/Projects-in-Residence: Shairi Engle, Morgan Green, Khiyon Hursey, Monet Hurst-Mendoza, Jian Jung, Ilya Khodosh, Sandra Tsing Loh, Molly Beach Murphy, Phanésia Pharel, Brian Quijada, Christina Quintana (CQ), Nygel D. Robinson, Keenan Scott II, Susan Tenney, Lucie Tiberghien and Lily Wolff.
On Site Opera Announces Forty Additional Performances of TO MY DISTANT LOVE

On Site Opera, New York's pioneering opera company rooted in site-specific storytelling and the immersive experience, will extend To My Distant Love, the world's first telephone-based opera experience with forty additional performances through August 23.
On Site Opera Extends Run of TO MY DISTANT LOVE

On Site Opera, New York's pioneering opera company rooted in site-specific storytelling and the immersive experience, will extend To My Distant Love, the world's first telephone-based opera experience with sixty additional performances through August 6.
On Site Opera Presents World's First Telephone-Based Opera TO MY DISTANT LOVE

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??On Site Opera, New York's pioneering opera company rooted in site-specific storytelling and the immersive experience, will present To My Distant Love, the world's first telephone-based opera experience, June 18-July 6, 2020. Featuring Beethoven's influential song cycle An die ferne Geliebte, with text by poet Alois Isidor Jeitteles and additional new English dialogue by Monet Hurst-Mendoza, the company will offer 100 intimate performances for one audience member at a time by a live singer and pianist duo.
VIDEO: Santino Fontana, Ashley Park And More Star In THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues' seventh edition last night was one for the books! A group of the best actors in the business were paired with celebrated writers, who worked through Monday night to create unique pieces especially for them. From 6 PM on, 24 new monologues were published, one every 15 minutes.
Santino Fontana, Rita Wilson and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues has an incredible lineup in store for its seventh edition tonight on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. A group of the best actors in the business have been paired with celebrated writers, who've worked through the night to create unique pieces especially for them.

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