Tuesday, May 31, 2011

New Play by Artistic Director, Francisco Solorzano part of Gi60!

Producing Artistic Director, Francisco Solorzano's short play, Welcome Back Home will be presented in this year's Gi60: International One Minute Play Festival - Live U.S. Edition 2011.

50 original plays in 50 minutes! Theater with no time to spare! Performances on Friday, June 10 8:00 pm and Saturday, June 11, 8:00 pm. Tickets: $10.00 (all proceeds to student scholarship fund) Reservations strongly recommended! Please call (718) 951-5000 X 2768. For more info about Gi60 and the Live UK Edition on June 12, visitwww.gi60.blogspot.com


Francisco Solorzano

Currently appearing in East 3rd Productions' NYC Revival of Strange Snow; World Premiere of Richard Vetere's LAST DAY at Gloucester Stage Company this summer. Theater: adapted, acted and directed in the workshop and world premiere of Dog Day Afternoon (Theatre Row Theatres). Select acting credits: World premiere of Horovitz's What Strong Fences Make (Bleecker Street Theatre, Boston Theatre Marathon), Nilo Cruz's Bicycle Country (Spanish Repertory Theatre, Theatre Row Theatres), The Water Engine (Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh, Scotland), Israel Horovitz's The Indian Wants the Bronx (Gloucester Stage Company/78th Street Theatre Lab) & A Mother's Love(Boston Playwrights Theatre), Beirut Rocks (EST Marathon, dir Jo Bonney), Sins of the Mother (with Ethan Hawke as well as Bobby Cannavale, Michael Stuhlbarg and John Doman, dir by Jo Bonney at numerous locations including The Actor's Studio, Bleecker Street Theatre, 59E59), Los Muertos (Stella Adler Theater with Mark Ruffalo), Israel Horovitz's New Shorts (Theatre Row Theatres with Lynn Cohen), 45th anniversary revival of Lanford Wilson's Balm In Gilead,Six Hotels (GSC, dir Israel Horovitz), Does A Tiger Wear A Necktie?, Oprhans, Never The Sinner, subUrbia(Various NYC Theatres) including the reading of Horovitz's The Little Shock (with Mark Ruffalo, Julianne Moore, Peter Boyle, Fisher Stevens, and Peter Dinklage). Directing credits: Mary Gallagher's ?De Donde? which won the OOBR award for excellence,Kingdom Come (Bouwerie Lane Theatre), Joe Pintauro'sMetropolitan Operas (The Pantheon Theater), Rising Sun, Falling Star (78th Street Theatre Lab), the reading/workshop of Horovitz's The P Word at the Bleecker Street Theatre with Marin Ireland (Barefoot's bareNaked Reading Series and for NY Playwright's Lab at The Cherry Lane Theatre), and many others. Executive producer of the 70/70 Horovitz Project (a worldwide, year-long festival celebrating Israel Horovitz's 70th Birthday with 70 of his plays.) Film:And The World Goes Round (2009's Cannes Short Film Corner), Love Simple (HBO NYC Latino Film Festival) and Between Something and Nothing (NYC's 20th anniversary NEW FEST Film Festival.) BFA: CUNY'S Brooklyn College; a founder and Producing Artistic Director of the Barefoot Theatre Company since 1999. Recipient of the 2009 Graduate Theater Organization of Brooklyn College, CUNY's Alumnus of the Year Award. Member Since 1999.

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