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    Teatro Vivo is proud to present the 2021 Austin Latinx New Play Festival in collaboration with Scriptworks.

    The 2021 Austin Latinx New Play Festival (ALNPF), presented in collaboration with ScriptWorks, will take place on a digital platform May 13 to May 15, 2021.

    Now in its ninth year, the ALNPF provides an opportunity for playwrights to hear, see, and receive feedback on their original work. The festival brings each playwright together with a dramaturg, director, and actors to bring their play to life as a staged reading in front of an audience (online this year due to COVID).

    Playwrights of the selected pieces will collaborate with a dramaturg and directors hired by Teatro Vivo and Scriptworks to work on their plays and then present them with a facilitated talk back on zoom with the audience immediately following the public reading.

    2021 Austin Latinx New Play Festival Lineup:

    Thursday, May 13th at 7 PM
    “Machine Learning” by Francisco Mendoza
    Directed by Jesus Valles
    Dramaturgy by Mateo Hernandez
    Stage Managed by Savannah Gonzalez

    Friday, May 14th at 7 PM
    “This Bitch: Esta Sangre Quiero” by Adrienne Dawes
    Directed by: Daphnie Sicre
    Dramaturgy by: Daniel Jáquez
    Stage Managed by: Barbara Mojica

    Saturday, May 15th at 3 PM
    “Have to Believe We Are Magic” by Sara Guerrero (young adult themes, some adult language and content)
    Directed by: Si Mon’ Emmett
    Dramaturgy by: Melanie Claire Queponds
    Stage Managed by: Sunshine Garrison

    Saturday, May 15th at 7 PM
    “Los Pochos” by Herbert Siguenza
    Directed by: Miguel Septién
    Dramaturgy by: Diamante Martinez
    Stage Managed by: Marliza Mendez

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