Monday, February 20, 2006

Latino Director at Pittsburgh City Theater

City Theatre Invites
the Latino Community to Help Us Welcome
Diane Rodriguez

Sunday, February 26
5:30 to 7:30 pm
cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
(courtesy of Pittsburgh Steak Company)
City Theatre's Gordon Lounge
1300 Bingham Street
(one block off Carson Street on the South Side)

Diane Rodriguez will be on the South Side for the next few weeks
directing City Theatre's production of Pyretown. Diane is currently
Associate Producer/Director of New Play Production at the Mark Taper
Forum in Los Angeles, where she commissioned and developed new works by
Nilo Cruz, Jose Cruz Gonzalez, Octavio Solis, Oliver Mayer, Ricardo
Bracho, Alina Troyano, Marga Gomez, Rogelio Martinez, Michael John
Garces, Evelina Fernandez, and Cherrie Moraga, among others. Diane
recently directed Nilo Cruz's Hortensia and the Museum of Dreams at
Victory Gardens in Chicago and will direct Dan Guerrero's Gaytino at the
Kirk Douglas Theatre/Center Theatre Group. She was nominated for Best
Director in Arizona for her productions of John Leguizamo's Spic O Rama
and for Bordertown by Culture Clash. Diane began her career at El
Teatro Campesino, a company instrumental in the Chicano civil rights
movement. She has been recognized by United States Congress, the State
of California, and the City of Los Angeles for her contributions to
theatre and the Latino Community.

This event is complimentary but reservations are necessary by Feb. 23 to attend.
For more info call the City Theater at 412.431.4400 ext. 283


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