Octavio Solís

Octavio Solis, Playwright

Representative Plays:

Lydia (2008)
Santos & Santos 
Man of the Flesh 


Author of over 20 plays, Octavio Solis is considered by many to be one of the most prominent Latino playwrights in America. With works that both draw on and transcend the Mexican-American experience, he is a writer and director whose style defies formula, examining the darkness, magic and humor of humanity with brutal honesty and characteristic intensity. His imaginative and ever-evolving work continues to cross cultural and aesthetic boundaries, solidifying him as one of the great playwrights of our time.

Source: octaviosolis.net


Professional Website

PBS NewsHour Interview

Resources found in the UC Berkeley Library Database:

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Santos & Santos (Audio)