María Irene Fornés

María Irene Fornés

Writer

Cuban-American playwright María Irene Fornés, the recipient of nine Obie Awards and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, passed away at age 88 October 30 in Manhattan. Her death was confirmed to The New York Times by a friend and former student, the playwright Migdalia Cruz.

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  • Also known as: Maria Irene Fornes
  • Born: May 14, 1930 in Havana, Cuba
  • Death: Oct 30, 2018 in New York, NY
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