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Letter From Cuba


Letters from Cuba

by Maria Irene Fornes

directed by Juliana Kleist-Mendez/MFA 3 Director


Preview: November 10 @ 7:30pm PST

Show dates: November 13, 14, 20, 21 @ 7:30pm PST;  November 21 @ 2:00pm PST 



About the Play

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About the Playwright

“She’s the most original of us all. In the work of every American playwright at the end of the 20th century, there are only two stages: before she has read Maria Irene Fornés and after.” – Paula Vogel


About the Director

Juliana Kleist-Méndez is a second-year MFA student previously based in Brooklyn, NY. She is an Iowa-born Cuban American committed to embodied storytelling collaborations. Select credits: Far From Canterbury (Winner of Best Musical: New York International Fringe Festival; Encores! at The SoHo Playhouse); La hija del pirata/The Pirate’s Daughter (La Pirata Productions); Club Silencio (Manhattan Theater Company); Elvira: The Immigration Play (Lehman College, Collaboraction Theatre Company); King Lear: A Radio Play (The Framework Theatre). She has a BA in Theatre for Social Change from Cornell University. UC San Diego credit: Duchess! Duchess! Duchess! (WNPF ‘19), Mother Courage and her Children (AD).


Director's Statement

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The Cast

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The Creative Team

Director: Juliana Kleist-Méndez
Scenic Designer: Elizabeth Barrett
Costume Designer: Natalie Barshow
Lighting Designer: Harrison Foster
Sound Designer: Andrew Lynch
Additional content: Miranda Friel



All production for the 2020-21 season will be produced remotely.



Information coming soon.