54 minutes | Feb 22nd 2021

27. CARMEN RIVERA - Playwright

On today’s show, I speak with playwright Carmen Rivera. If you recognize Carmen’s name it’s because her play La Gringa is one of the longest-running off-Broadway shows in history. Get this, La Gringa celebrates its TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR at the Spanish Repertory Theatre this year. Carmen and I have a really insightful conversation around new play development, why she believes La Gringa continues to have such a long and successful life, and what teaching theater in the time of COVID really looks like. For a full transcript of today's episode go to beyondthelightspodcast.com.Mentioned in this Episode[00:04:01] Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre [00:13:25] The Women’s Project [00:14:28] Watch La Gringa [00:14:29] Spanish Repertory Theater [00:14:55] René Buch Follow CarmenWebsiteFollow Beyond the LightsWebsiteFacebookTwitterInstagram
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