Category: Melinda Lopez

Lopez’s ‘Yerma’ opens tonight

June 12th, 2019 in Alums, Blog, Huntington Theatre Company, Melinda Lopez, new plays

Congratulations to Melinda Lopez and Huntington Theatre Company on this opening night of Yermawhich runs through June 30!

Big awards for Pipes and Lopez

May 23rd, 2019 in Alums, awards, Blog, Eliana Pipes, Elliot Norton Awards, Lilly Awards, Melinda Lopez, new plays

Photo credit: The Lilly Awards

With all the activity surrounding Boston Theater Marathon XXI, it's been busy around here! And there's even more to celebrate: While we were wrapping up the BTM (May 19), current MFA playwright Eliana Pipes was at the Lilly Awards ceremony in NYC, where she received the 2019 Leah Ryan Prize for Emerging Women Writers for her play DREAM HOU$E! More

Workshop on inclusive theatre

March 28th, 2019 in Blog, classes, Melinda Lopez, playwriting

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Last week, Melinda Lopez's CAS EN 519—Experiments with Character and Form class focused on creating inclusive theatre. More

Lopez’s ‘Mala’ released on Audible

February 11th, 2019 in Alums, Blog, Melinda Lopez, new plays

During the month of February, members of the audiobook and audio show service Audible will be able to listen to Mala, Melinda Lopez's acclaimed solo performance, for free during the entire month as part of the company’s Originals Member Benefit.

Lopez awarded MCC fellowship

January 30th, 2019 in Alums, awards, Blog, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Melinda Lopez

Adjunct Assistant Professor and playwright alum Melinda Lopez was awarded a 2019 Dramatic Writing Fellowship by the Mass Cultural Council. Congratulations!

Lopez travels to Cuba

October 5th, 2018 in Alums, Becoming Cuba, Blog, Melinda Lopez, Sonia Flew

Big news for playwright alum/adjunct assistant professor Melinda Lopez: This month, two of Melinda's plays—Sonia Flew and Becoming Cuba—are being published in Cuba. Melinda is there this weekend to celebrate the launch of the book (one volume with both plays in translation—see cover image below).

Sonia Flew (Sonia se fue) will also be read in Havana and Camaguey this weekend, as part of the National Theatre Festival. The readings will be recorded and available to watch on the Cuban Theatre Digital Archive (a repository for original materials and scholarship on the history of Cuban theater). Congratulations Melinda! Related: remember this!

Thank you…

May 7th, 2018 in Alums, Blog, Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Boston Theater Marathon, Boston Theater Marathon XX, Deirdre Girard, Gary Garrison, Hortense Gerardo, Jack Neary, Jack Welch, Kate Snodgrass, Kirsten Greenidge, Laura Neill, luchadore, Melinda Lopez, Michael Towers, new plays, Pat Gabridge, Peter Floyd, Robert Brustein, Ronan Noone, Rosanna Yamagiwa, short plays

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...to everyone who made Boston Theater Marathon XX possible! See you next year!

‘Mala’ at Huntington Theatre

January 6th, 2018 in Alums, Blog, Huntington Theatre Company, Melinda Lopez, new plays

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Playwright alum/adjunct assistant professor Melinda Lopez's Mala plays at Huntington Theatre Company until Feb. 4. Happy opening!

Lopez’s ‘Mala’ at the Guthrie

September 22nd, 2017 in Alums, Blog, Melinda Lopez, new plays

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Happy opening to playwright alum/adjunct assistant professor Melinda Lopez (and the Guthrie Theater!), whose Mala plays there until Oct. 8.

Improper’s “Drama Queen”

June 30th, 2017 in Alums, Blog, boston theatre, Melinda Lopez

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The Improper Bostonian included "multihyphenate talent" Melinda Lopez on its annual list of "Boston's Best." This alum and assistant professor is one of our favorite multihyphenates too!