Oscar Cabrera

Oscar Cabrera

Oscar A. L. Cabrera is a New York based actor/playwright and member to INTAR Theater's Unit 52, an ensemble company for emerging and established artists. Some credits include: Blur at the Kennedy Center for KCACTF, Marfa Lights by Octavio Solis (INTAR); Lilia by Monet Hurst-­‐Mendoza (Rising Circle Rep); Patience by Mariana Coreno (LATC); Basilica by Mando Alvarado (Rattlestick); Leave Me Green by Lisi...
Oscar A. L. Cabrera is a New York based actor/playwright and member to INTAR Theater's Unit 52, an ensemble company for emerging and established artists. Some credits include: Blur at the Kennedy Center for KCACTF, Marfa Lights by Octavio Solis (INTAR); Lilia by Monet Hurst-­‐Mendoza (Rising Circle Rep); Patience by Mariana Coreno (LATC); Basilica by Mando Alvarado (Rattlestick); Leave Me Green by Lisi DeHaas (Kindling Theater Company), Prospect by Octavio Solis (Boundless Theater). His plays have been workshopped with The Hudson Warehouse, Black and Latino Playwrights Festival, INTAR Theater, Rising Circle's InkTank, Creede Rep Theater, and Lonestar Theater. He is currently in a two year residency of the Emerging Writer Group at The Public Theater.

Plays

  • Through Andrew's Eyes
    Synopsis: Andrew is a 22 year old boy diagnosed with Autism and Diabetes. The Person he would have become lives inside him, wanting to be heard. Meanwhile, Andrew’s family struggles to move forward, feeling limited and trapped by more things than one. When Andrew’s Brother returns from college for the holidays, Person begins to speak his mind, but can Andrew be truly understood? Heartwarming and poignant,...
    Synopsis: Andrew is a 22 year old boy diagnosed with Autism and Diabetes. The Person he would have become lives inside him, wanting to be heard. Meanwhile, Andrew’s family struggles to move forward, feeling limited and trapped by more things than one. When Andrew’s Brother returns from college for the holidays, Person begins to speak his mind, but can Andrew be truly understood? Heartwarming and poignant, Through Andrew’s Eyes is a story about how people transcend their differences to find common ground, love, and a shared sense of humanity.
  • Maybe You Should Just
    Mateo’s dreams are haunted by a long stretch of dirt road behind the hospital of his Texas hometown. Even with the disguise of his New York apartment and liberal girlfriend, he can’t run from the feeling of never truly fitting in. When his mother comes to meet his new life, what he discovers may be the key to his salvation from his family…or his damnation.
  • Bonnet Blues
    Horencia is a 60 year old woman who befriends a neighborhood kid who breaks her window with a baseball. But something isn't quite right with this young girl. What starts as a simple magic trick... gives her reason to question everything about what she knows. And as Hortencia struggles with what is real or not, they are tested against the clock to fix what is broken before it stays the same forever.
  • Blue Marble
    254 miles above the planet, Dave a young boy-scientist, has built a robot on his lunch breaks. Through a fun game and a little song, the Robot shows Dave theirs more to being human than just being super smart.
  • Noir York City
    Lights up to a dimly lit office. A man stares out into the audience... And that's about all that goes right with this gumshoe noir detective tale. We follow Tom, Sam, and Gus, in a classic who done it.
  • Pennies and Bolts
    Sam is helping their Father, Gus, after his stroke. Sam's sacrifice to move back to her home town stirs up an issue they have been running since they lost their Mother. It takes an emotionally drained physical therapist, Anthony, to finally release this family's tension.