Pulitzer Winner Nilo Cruz Featured Among Seattle Rep's "Hot Type" New Plays Fest, May 26-June 1

News   Pulitzer Winner Nilo Cruz Featured Among Seattle Rep's "Hot Type" New Plays Fest, May 26-June 1
Seattle Repertory Theatre's new play festival "Hot Type" will feature the latest works from Steven Dietz, recent Pulitzer Prize winner Nilo Cruz, Katie Forgette, Michael Feingold and Chay Yew. The festival will run at the Seattle stage, May 26-June 1.

Subtitled "Sizzling New Plays at Seattle Rep," the "Hot Type" fest is now its second year. As it did in its inaugural year, the program will feature a mix of familiar and up-and-coming writers.

Steven Dietz's "Over the Moon" starts the roster, May 26. The comedy, which is adapted from the P.G. Wodehouse novel "The Small Bachelor," finds a very bad 1920s New York City artist falling for the girl of his dreams. David Ira Goldstein directs.

This year's Pulitzer winner for his Anna in the Tropics shares with Seattle one of his latest Beauty of the Father, May 27. Cuban-born Nilo Cruz sets his work in Spain where an artist reunites with his daughter after a long separation with her mother. Sharon Ott directs.

Katie Forgette's The O'Connor Girls brings Christmas a little early as it plays May 28. The O'Connor sisters head back to their Minnesota home to attend their father's funeral and sort through his belongings when a family secret is revealed. Christine Sumption directs.

Don Carlos by Friedrich Schiller will play May 31. Michael Feingold provides the new translation of the work which follows a Spanish ruler in his battle for freedom and power. Carey Perloff directs. Chay Yew's Malaya brings South East Asia to Seattle, June 1. The new work, inspired by Federico Garcia Lorca's "Blood Wedding," focuses on the lives of three people in the 1920s who replay their destiny anew in the present. Rosa Joshi directs.

Tickets for "Hot Type: Sizzling New Plays at Seattle Rep," 155 Mercer Street in Seattle, WA, can be purchased by calling (206) 443-2222 or (877) 900-9285.For more information on the festival, visit the Seattle Rep website at www.seattlerep.org.

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