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My Journey Into Magical Realism By Juan Ramirez, Jr.

I have been a dramatist for roughly – and I use that word meaning both time and manner –about ten years. I was always creating stories since I could learn to write. If you asked, many would argue that I … Continue reading

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A Playwright Finding His Foundation by Juan Ramirez

The Cimientos Play Development Program at IATI is where playwrights meet with staff to work on plays that lean away from realism and sit comfortably on avant-garde. Selected playwrights read each other’s work and gather for weekly meetings to analyze, … Continue reading

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Writing Wonderful Days Helped Awaken Me (Alfredo Sanzol)

I wrote Días Estupendos (Wonderful Days) to pay tribute to my grandfather, who always considered every single thing to be wonderful.  Therefore, I entitled this play Wonderful Days.  Besides it takes place in the summer, which was indeed when I got … Continue reading

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