Leonard Madrid

Leonard Madrid

Leonard Madrid is a New Mexican theatre artist. He has worked as an actor, designer, director, improvisor, and educator in the Albuquerque area for over twenty years. He has been the recipient of the Kennedy Center’s Latinx Playwriting Award three times. He participated in the Ignition Festival at Victory Gardens Theatre, the Ground Floor at Berkely Rep, and the Festival Internacional de Teatro Universitario in Mexico City.

Plays

  • Las Arañas
    Luz Barela has lived her whole life along the edge of the mesa on a spot where wicked people bury their victims. They're also the grounds of Las Arañas, mythical monsters who crave the blood of the wicked. When the land is set to sell, her world changes.
  • Aurora
    When death rolls through the streets of Mora, Aurora has to make a decision. Who will die? In this Adaptation of Alcestis, everyone in a family has to choose.
  • Cebollas
    Three Sisters, four wheels, four hundred miles, and one dead body.
    Take a road trip from Albuquerque, NM to Denver, CO with your three favorite sisters and a dead body.
  • Perla de Luna
    Perla puts her life on hold to care for her father. In her dreams, she meets the daughter she might have had.
  • A Phone Call From Tres Santos, NM
    One burial too many wakes up a twisted god in the small town of Tres Santos, NM.
    Intended as a horror radio play.
  • La Lluvia
    Three generations women live in the same house in Barelas. Everything changes when the goddess rain returns and brings floods with her.
  • El Malo Malo
    Dora finds a box near the river. Inside is either a child or a monster that her grandmother hid away decades ago.
  • Ambrosita
    Ambrosita Lucero walks down mainstreet in Portales, NM on her way to figure out a local prophecy about who she will marry.
  • Volver Volver Volver
    Junie Holguin returns home after three days and learns he's been dead for three years. To figure out his death and his life he returns to his mother, his wife, and his daughter.
    This play can be performed by itself or as a companion piece to Ambrosita.
  • Belen
    Three friends are reunited 18 years after a Marian Epiphany in Tome', NM.