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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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The Swings (a short story) by Roger Simeon

There was this little playground I used to go with my granddad when I was a kid. It was not much, actually, just an outdated slide, a sandbox for toddlers and two plain and rustic swings chained to a metal … Continue reading

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Creating Hard and Adventurous Truths

Montera, for me, will always taste like truth. From the moment I agreed to take on the adventure of visualizing it, the idea of exposing raw minds to the female body and the intrinsic sensuality represented in the day-to-day of … Continue reading

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Designing Días Estupendos (Wonderful Days) by Blanca Añón

Designing Días Estupendos was from the first moment challenging and exciting.  It is my first Spanish play as a Spanish scenic designer based in NYC.  A big part of the research process took place in my memories.  I am connected … Continue reading

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