Profile Theatre Presents
Quiara Alegría Hudes IN CONVERSATION
with Josh Hecht, Artistic Director at Profile Theatre
Saturday November 18th, 2017 11:00 am
Alder Stage, Artists Rep
This Pulitzer Prize winning dramatist is travelling to Portland for a special one time event. She’ll be joining Artistic Director Josh Hecht on stage for an hour-long conversation about her writings and the role of art in activism. Quiara will also read an excerpt from her forthcoming memoir and selections from her newest project Emancipated Stories: Pages From Those Behind Bars.
Directly following the conversation there will be a hosted reception in the lobby. Enjoy light refreshments with wine from Wildwood/Mahonia as you linger with other patrons and reflect upon the words from this open-hearted and emotionally accessible playwright.
Conversation & Reception: $65
EXCLUSIVE ADD-ON: Quiara will autograph your playscript! This add-on includes one copy each of Water by the Spoonful and The Happiest Song Plays Last, both autographed just for you – and given to you at the reception by Quiara herself!
Conversation & Reception + Autographed Playscripts: $95
Or call the box office: 503.242.0080 Tues – Fri noon-4pm
Location: Artists Rep 1515 SW Morrison St, Portland OR 97205
Quiara Alegría Hudes is a playwright, professor of writing and theater at Wesleyan University, and native of West Philly, U.S.A. Hailed for her work’s exuberance, intellectual rigor, and rich imagination, her plays and musicals have been performed around the world. They are Water By the Spoonful, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama; In the Heights, winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and Pulitzer finalist; Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue, another Pulitzer finalist; Daphne’s Dive; The Good Peaches; Miss You Like Hell; and The Happiest Song Plays Last. Hudes is a playwright in residence at New York’s Signature Theater and a proud alum of Philadelphia Young Playwrights.