The Chicano playwright from U of California at Santa Barbara will read from his work.
Thursday, March 8 at 6 pm
English and American Studies Library, 2nd floor (UniCampus AAKH, Hof 8)
The reading will be followed by a wine reception. There will also be a book exhibition on Chicano/a literature.
Carlos Morton has over one hundred theatrical productions, both in the U.S. and abroad. His professional credits include the San Francisco Mime Troupe, the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Denver Center Theatre, La Compania Nacional de Mexico, the Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre, and the Arizona Theatre Company. He has also written for Columbia Pictures Television, Fox Television as well as three radioplays in Spanish for the SRE (Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores) and the IMER (Instituto Mexicano de la Radio) in Mexico City. He is the author of The Many Deaths of Danny Rosales and Other Plays (1983) and Johnny Tenorio and Other Plays (1992) both published by Arte Publico Press. The Fickle Finger of Lady Death (1996, Peter Lang Press) are English language translations of four plays by contemporary Mexican playwrights. Rancho Hollywood y otras obras del teatro chicano, (1999, Arte Publico Press & Ediciones EL Milagro) is a Spanish language collection of his plays.
We are grateful to Doz. Dr. Astrid M. Fellner of the Department of English for having organized the reading and the wine reception.