MARFA BOOK LAUNCH OF 21 PLAYS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
An All-Star Staged Reading: Virtual Edition
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
7 PM CST
Please join us in celebrating Marfa Live Arts and Marfa High School playwrights for the exciting launch of their new book 21 Short Plays for the 21st Century. An All-Star Staged Reading: Virtual Edition! Marfa Live Arts’ playwrights-in-residence alumni: Diana Burbano, Georgina Escobar, Raul Garza, and Monica Sanchez bring excerpts to life from new book: 21 Short Plays for the 21st Century by Marfa Shorthorns Published by NoPassport Press. For the past nine years Marfa Live Arts has taught the Playwriting Program at Marfa High School. Tapping into student’s stories and culture over 775 one-act plays have been written.
This book contains 21 award-winning plays written by these exceptional students. The Marfa Shorthorns in this collection are Febi Brimhall, Georgina Brugette, Adrian Cataño, Odalys Chacon, Tais Chanez, Ana Guerra, Elena Hernandez, Alyanna Hernandez, Levi Hinojos, Shelby Laviers, Luis Lozano, Brooks Marginot, Ian Marquez, Juan Martinez, Isabella Morales, Eduardo Ocon, Cristian Ontiveros, Yessenia Sanchez Duran, Uriel Torres, Andrea Torres, and Ruben D. Watts-Ortiz.