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The Imperfect Love Song of Delilah and Venezio
Written and directed by José Rivera

A Featured Reading benefiting Rainforest Alliance

Teatro LATEA @ The Clemente
Wednesday 7/11 @ 8:00PM


Carlo Alba as Venezio
Sara Koviak as Delilah
Christopher Kelly as Dr. Gopnik


José Rivera is a recipient of two Obie Awards for playwriting for Marisol and References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, both produced by The Public Theater, New YorkCloud Tectonics(Playwrights Horizons, Goodman Theatre), Boleros for the Disenchanted (Yale Repertory Theatre, Goodman Theatre), Sueño (Manhattan Class Company), Sonnets for an Old Century(The Barrow Group), School of the Americas (The Public Theater), Massacre (Sing to Your Children) (Rattlestick, Goodman Theatre), Brainpeople (ACT, San Francisco), Adoration of the Old Woman (INTAR), and The House of Ramon Iglesia(Ensemble Studio Theatre)have been produced across the country and around the world. His latest play The Untranslatable Secrets of Nikki Corona will open at the Geffen Playhouse, LA, September 2018.  The Kiss of the Spiderwoman recently opened at the Menier Chocolate Factory, London.  Mr. Rivera’s screenplay The Motorcycle Diaries was nominated for a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar in 2005.  On the Road premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.  Trade was the first film to premiere at the United Nations. He has recently completed his first novel, Love Makes the City Crumble. Current film projects include  A Thousand Miles to Freedom for Footprint Pictures, to be directed by Liesl Tommy, and Castro’s Daughter for Maven Productions, to be directed by Luis Mandoki.

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