Mariana Carreño King

Mariana’s plays include The Red Gene (Black Swan, Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Miss 744890(2014 Winner of the MetLife Nuestras Voces National Playwriting Competition, Repertorio Español production, 2016; picked for publication in Italian as part of the American Playwrights Project); Forty-Three (Finalist, Drama League’s Beatrice Terry Residency, 2015); Patience, Fortitude and Other Antidepressants, (commissioned by Intar Theatre and produced as part of Encuentro 2014, at the LATC); Dance for a Dollar (a dance-theatre collaboration, Miracle Theatre, Portland, OR); Ofelia’s Lovers (Mabou Mines Residency); Rare Encounters (Intar’s Hispanic Playwrights in Residence Lab, 2008): Darkroom and The Wake (NewWorksLab, 1996 and 2007): Fool’s Journey (finalist, 2001 O’Neill Playwrights Conference); and Adela (Autonomous University of Querétaro, Mexico). Her short plays, Pretty Little Imp, Smoking Hazard, The Slasher, Pitahayas (finalist, 2003 Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Heideman Award), Mexico ’68, Riding Hope, Night of the Cat-Sitter, Clowns and Static have been presented at The Public, Milagro Theatre, Intar and with LAByrinth Theatre Company and Rising Circle. Mariana was commissioned to translate into English and adapt The Magical Puppet Show by Miguel de Cervantes, which was produced at Intar in 2016.

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