LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS: Actor and playwright JOHN LEGUIZAMO brought his fourth one-man show to Broadway last year, directed by award-winning director TONY TACCONE. LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS closed on February 4th.
Additionally, John Leguizamo was given the Special Tony Award for his body of work. The award is well deserved: John is the most prolific Latino playwright in Broadway history, as well as the second most prolific one person show performer in Broadway history behind Jackie Mason, with four productions to his credit, including Foxboro's GHETTO KLOWN. Further, his service to the theatre industry has been exemplary, from hosting Viva Broadway to bringing new and diverse audiences to the Great White Way.
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M. Butterfly: Visionary director JULIE TAYMOR brought the first Broadway revival of DAVID HENRY HWANG’s groundbreaking Tony® Award-winning play, starring Academy Award® nominee CLIVE OWEN.
Inspired by the true scandal that captivated the world, this is a story about an illicit affair between a French diplomat and a Chinese opera diva whose secrets lie deep beneath the surface; an intoxicating and visually electrifying production of the theatrical masterpiece. M. BUTTERFLY played its last performance at the Cort Theatre December 17, 2017.
Love Letters: "Love Letters" began the national tour starring Ali McGraw and Ryan O'Neal on July 21st, 2015 in Ft. Lauderale, FL and finished June 12th, 2016 in Baltimore, MD.
"At the end of the 90-minute production, the stars were crying. The audience was crying. I'd be willing to bet the union folks up in the booth were crying. The ushers ought to hand out Kleenex with the programs."
- Colin Dabkowski, The Buffalo News
"Love Letters" is a disarmingly funny and unforgettably emotional portrait about the powerful connection of love. Two friends share fifty years of friendship through countless letters—from grade school valentines to romantic missives, they express their hopes and fears,
loves and losses. But long after the letters are done, the real question remains: Have they made the right choices or is the love of their life only a letter away?
National Tour: July 21st 2015 - June 12th, 2016
Broadway Run: September 13 - December 18th, 2014
Broadway Run: October 7 - December 17, 2018
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