- Guillermo Reyes
Guillermo Reyes has produced and published a variety of plays including the comedies Men on the Verge of a His-Panic Breakdown and Mother Lolita as off-Broadway productions with Urban Stages in New York, Chilean Holiday and Saints at the Rave at the Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville, among other plays produced across the country. Men on the Verge of a His-Panic Breakdown debuted in Los Angeles at the Celebration Theater and won the L.A. Ovation Award for best world premiere play, which went on to win the New York Outer Critics’ Circle Award for best solo performance for Felix Pire during its off-Broadway run. His play Deporting the Divas won the Drama-Logue Award for original play and was a finalist in the Pen Center West Awards for Drama. His play A Southern Christmas won first prize in the National Latino Play Competition sponsored by Arizona Theater Company, and it was produced by Playwrights Theater of New Jersey. In Phoenix, he founded Teatro Bravo, where he premiered and directed various new plays throughout the 2000s. In 2010, he published a memoir with the University of Wisconsin Press, entitled Madre and I: A Memoir of our Immigrant Lives, chronicling his immigration from Chile and growing up in the D.C. area and in Los Angeles. He’s a professor at Arizona State University in the school of film, dance and theater. In 2014, his sketch comedy play The Hispanick Zone was published by L&S Books and is available on Amazon.com.