photo by Peter Cunningham
Edwin Sánchez was a 1998 participant in the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference with BAREFOOT BOY WITH SHOES ON, which was then selected to represent the National Playwrights Conference at the Schelykovo Playwrights Seminar in Russia in June 1999. His other productions include UNMERCIFUL GOOD FORTUNE (A T & T On Stage New Play Award), co-produced by Northlight Theater and Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago and by the Frontera at Hyde Park Theater in Austin; CLEAN (Kennedy Center's Fund for New American Plays, nominated by the American Theater Critics Association as Best New Play 1995), produced by Hartford Stage and by the Atlantic Theater in New York; TRAFFICKING IN BROKEN HEARTS, at the Atlantic Theater and The Fourth Unity; FLOORSHOW: DOÑA SOL AND HER TRAINED DOG, at Latino Chicago; and FATTY TISSUE, produced by Theater by Design of Chicago. His work has been workshopped at The Mark Taper Forum, Seattle Repertory Company, and South Coast Repertory,
for whom he is currently commissioned to write a new play.
He is the recipient of a 1995 Berrilla Kerr Foundation Award, the 1994 Princess Grace Playwriting Award, the 1994 ASCAP Cole Porter Award, the 1993 Barrie Stavis Playwriting Fellowship, the 1993 Eugene O'Neill Scholarship, the 1992 George Pierce Baker Scholarship, the 1991 William Morris Agency Fellowship and a 1989 Artists Fellowship in Playwriting presented by the New York State Arts Council. He participated in the 1995 Sundance Screenwriting Lab and is a 1994 graduate of the Yale School of Drama. Mr Sánchez is a member of the Dramatists Guild and New Dramatists.
BAREFOOT BOY WITH SHOES ON
FLOOR SHOW: DONA SOL AND HER TRAINED DOG
TRAFFICKING IN BROKEN HEARTS
UNMERCIFUL GOOD FORTUNE
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