Playwrights

Josefina López

Representative Plays:

Hungry Woman In Paris (2009)
Boyle Heights (2004)
Confessions of Women From East L.A. (1997)
Simply Maria, Or the American Dream (1996)
Real Women Have Curves (1990)

Bio:

Josefina López is best known for authoring the play and co-authoring the film Real Women Have Curves. Although Real Women Have Curves is López’ most recognized work, it is only one of many literary and artistic works she has created since her artistic career began at 17 years old. Born in San Luis...

José Rivera

Representative Plays:

Sonnets for an Old Century (2000)Cloud tectonics(1997)Marisol (1992)

Bio:

José Rivera was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1955 and now lives in Los Angeles. His plays – including THE HOUSE OF RAMON IGLESIA (Ensemble Studio Theatre), THE PROMISE (Los Angeles Theatre Center), and EACH DAY DIES WITH SLEEP (Circle Repertory Company) – have been produced at resident theatres nationwide,...

James Ijames

Representative Plays:

Kill Move Paradise (2019)
The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington
(2018)
Moon Man Walk (2018)
WHITE (2018)
The Threshing Floor (2009)

Bio:

James Ijames is a performer, playwright and director.

He has appeared regionally in productions at The Arden Theatre Company, The Philadelphia Theatre Company, The Wilma Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage, Mauckingbird Theatre Company, and People’s Light and Theatre.

James’ plays have...