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Q&A: Playwright Bernardo Cubría
Playwright for The Vote

Saturday, October 12th, 2024 / 1:00 pm

Join Bernardo Cubría, acclaimed playwright, and Joshian Morales, seasoned Director, the creative forces behind Season 9's first production, 'The Vote'. Prepare for an engaging Question and Answer session, where we delve into Bernardo's rich repertoire of achievements as a playwright, exploring the intricate layers of his award-winning, politically charged plays. Discover Joshian's directorial insights, as he shares the journey that led him to helm 'The Vote'.

Bernardo Cubría is a Mexican playwright/screenwriter who lives in Los Angeles. His play Crabs in a Bucket won the 2024 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Writing. His play The Play You Want premiered at L.A.'s Road Theatre in 2022, garnering Cubría both a Stage Raw Award and a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle nomination for Playwriting. It received its regional premiere at Milagro Theatre in Portland in 2023. In 2019, Cubría was nominated for the Ovation, Stage Raw, and Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Best Playwright awards for his play The Giant Void In My Soul. Other playwriting awards include the Smith Prize for Political Theater. For film, he penned the feature screenplay Like It Used to Be and Guerrero which Gina Rodriguez is attached to direct and star in, and he was a 2023 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow for the screenplay Kill Yr Idols which he cowrote and that Carlos Lopez Estrada is attached to direct. He was also a writer on Season 3 of Acapulco on Apple +.

Joshian Morales is a Puerto Rican born, Central Florida raised, director, casting director, and actor. He attended the University of Central Florida where he earned a BFA in Musical Theatre. Most recently, Joshian often works with Disney Live Entertainment as an Associate Show Director, and co-owns his own theatrical casting company, Kelsay + Morales Company. Favorite Theatre Credits: Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill and The Fantasticks (Orlando Shakes) The Lightning Thief (Assoc. Dir, TheatreWorks USA) Ain't Misbehavin (Athens Theatre), Zack Hill and the Rocket Blaster Man Adventure (Winter Park Playhouse), and In the Heights (Osceola Arts).

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