Carlos Morton

CARLOS MORTON has over one hundred theatrical productions, both in the U.S. and abroad. His professional credits include the San Francisco Mime Troupe, the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Denver Center Theatre, La Compañía Nacional de México, the Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre, and the Arizona Theatre Company.

He is the author of The Many Deaths of Danny Rosales and Other Plays (1983),Johnny Tenorio and Other Plays (1992),The Fickle Finger of Lady Death (1996), Rancho Hollywood y otras obras del teatro chicano (1999), and Dreaming on a Sunday in the Alameda (2004).

A former Mina Shaughnessy Scholar and Fulbright Lecturer to Mexico, Morton holds an M.F.A. in Drama from the University of California, San Diego, and a Ph.D. in Theatre from the University of Texas at Austin.

Morton has lived on the border between Mexico and the United States since 1981, teaching at universities in Texas, California and Mexico. He is Professor of Theater and Dance at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He was named Distinguished Fulbright Lecturer to Poland for 2006-2007 where he taught courses in American Studies at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin.

(A Play for Youths)

CAST: Actor #1 — Diego Rivera as a 13 year old youth. Actor #2 — Frida Kahlo as a 10 year old, but wiser. Actor #3 — Antonia the Curandera (Medicine Woman). Actor #4 — Doña Popoff (High tone, giving off airs). Actor #5 — General Gargajo(Spit, phlegm), also Policía. TIME AND PLACE: A distant […]

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