O'Neill Playwrights Conference Presents The Color of Desire July 11-12

News   O'Neill Playwrights Conference Presents The Color of Desire July 11-12 The Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference presents Nilo Cruz' The Color of Desire, featuring Tony nominee Johanna Day, July 11-12.
Nilo Cruz
Nilo Cruz

Conference artistic director Wendy C. Goldberg directs the presentations that take place July 11 at 8:15 PM and July 12 at 3:15 PM. In addition to Day (Proof, August: Osage County), the cast includes Maria Cellario, Alma Cuervo, Mike Doyle, Juan Hernandez, Rey Lucas, Monica Raymund and Stephen Schnetzer.

Press notes for The Color of Desire read: "Havana, 1960. As the revolution heats up, a dashing American businessman hires a young Cuban actress for a role unlike any she's ever played: the woman he loved and lost. A vibrant and poetic exploration of the lost love affair between America and Cuba."

Additional Playwrights Conference offerings include Gregory Moss' House of Gold, directed by Sarah Benson (July 16-17); Josh Tobiessen's Spoon Lake Blues, directed by Kyle Donnelly (July 18-19); Emily Schwend's Carthage, directed by Davis McCallum (July 23-24); and Abbie Spallen's Bogwog, directed by David Esbjornson (July 25-26).

For tickets phone (860) 443-1238 or visit www.theoneill.org.

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center was founded in 1964 and is based in Waterford, CT. Programs at the Center include the Puppetry Conference, Playwrights Conference, Critics Institute, Music Theater Conference and the National Theater Institute. The Monte Cristo Cottage, O'Neill's childhood home, is also owned and operated by the group.