MIGDALIA CRUZ is a Bronx-born, award-winning playwright, lyricist,
translator, and librettist of more than 60 works including: El Grito Del Bronx, Salt, The Book of Miaou, & Frida, produced in venues such as BAM, Latino Chicago Theater, Mabou Mines, National Theater of Greece, Houston Grand Opera, Ateneo Puertorriqueño, & Teatro Vista. An alumna of New Dramatists, she received grants from the NEA, McKnight, NYFA and Pew/TCG Foundations, and was named the 2013 Helen Merrill Distinguished Playwright. Nurtured by Sundance, the Lark, & by Maria Irene Fornés at INTAR, Migdalia taught the Fornés Workshop/2016-2018, Princeton 2018, and LaMaMa/Umbria 2018.
Recently: Macbeth @ Actors’ Shakespeare, Boston, 9/2018, and the African-American Shakespeare Company, San Francisco, 7/2019. Her Macbeth & Richard III translations will be presented by PlayOn! @ CSC, NY, 6/2019; Fur @ Teatro Dallas, 3/2019, and Boundless Theatre @ Next Door NYTW, 10/2019. Never Moscow, about Chekhov, consumption & marriage is next.