Winner! 2011 Obie Award for Best New American Play
Winner! 2008 National Latino Playwriting Award
“…the delicious crackle and pop of a galloping, honest-to-God, all-American satire.”
—New York Times
“…weighing in with a unique combo of vigorous physicality and wickedly intelligent humor…a vibrantly entertaining, insightful new play about — wait for it — professional wrestling.”—Variety
Saturday, April 11, 2015 @ 8pm | Sunday, April 12, 2015 @ 2pm
at the Ethnic Cultural Theatre
Featured: Eric Ray Anderson*, Marcel Davis*, David Natale*, Arvind Srinivasan and Jake Ynzunza
*indicates a member of Actors Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States
Mirror Stage gratefully acknowledges the support of 4Culture and the Posner-Wallace Foundation.
Kristoffer Diaz is a playwright and educator living and working in Brooklyn. His full-length titles also include Welcome to Arroyo’s, Guernica, Fucking Vigwan (or Swag), and #therevolution. Awards include 2011 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award; finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama; winner, 2011 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play; and winner, 2011 OBIE Award, Best New American Play. His work has been produced, commissioned, and developed at The Public Theater, Dallas Theater Center, Geffen Playhouse, Center Theatre Group, The Goodman, Second Stage, Victory Gardens, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, American Theater Company, The Atlantic, InterAct, Mixed Blood, The Orchard Project, Hip-Hop Theater Festival, The Lark, Summer Play Festival, Donmar Warehouse, and South Coast Repertory. Diaz is a playwright-in-residence at Teatro Vista; a resident playwright at New Dramatists; a co-founder of the Unit Collective (Minneapolis); and a recipient of the Jerome Fellowship, the Future Aesthetics Artist Regrant, and the Van Lier Fellowship (New Dramatists). He holds a BA from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, an MFA from NYU’s Department of Dramatic Writing, and an MFA from Brooklyn College’s Performing Arts Management program.