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Daphne's Dive (TCG Edition)

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75 pages39 minutes

Summary

• World premiere in the spring of 2016 at Signature Theatre Company (Off-Broadway, New York), directed by Thomas Kail (Hamilton)

• Hudes’ work deals with both human interest stories as well as more specifically cultural topics relevant to Hispanic Americans. Target readership might be as broad as anyone with an interest in theatre, as well as any Hispanic/Latino-leaning organizations or academic curricula.

Daphne’s Dive is Hudes’ first contribution to her residency as part of Signature’s “Residency One” program, which offers an established playwright complete artistic freedom in the development of new work for one year at Signature Theatre.

• Hudes is an award-winning playwright with mass contemporary appeal.

• She is currently the Shapiro Distinguished Professor of Writing and Theatre at Wesleyan University

• Hudes’ play, Water by the Spoonful, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2012.

• She is best known for writing the book to the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights. She collaborated with Lin-Manuel Miranda, the lyricist, composer and star of In the Heights, who also wrote and stars in the current Broadway phenomenon, Hamilton.

In the Heights is on stage now in the West End.

• She was named a Fellow by United Stated Artists in 2010.

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