Lisa Ramirez

Lisa Ramirez

LISA RAMIREZ (playwright) EXIT CUCKOO (nanny in motherland) was first presented Off Broadway by the Working Theater (Colman Domingo-director) and subsequently toured in various theaters throughout the U.S. and Ireland. Other writing credits include; ART OF MEMORY; a dance theatre piece, commissioned by Company SoGoNo and presented at the Ontological-Hysteric Theater and the 3-Legged Dog in New York. (Conceived...
LISA RAMIREZ (playwright) EXIT CUCKOO (nanny in motherland) was first presented Off Broadway by the Working Theater (Colman Domingo-director) and subsequently toured in various theaters throughout the U.S. and Ireland. Other writing credits include; ART OF MEMORY; a dance theatre piece, commissioned by Company SoGoNo and presented at the Ontological-Hysteric Theater and the 3-Legged Dog in New York. (Conceived and directed by Tanya Calamoneri); INVISIBLE WOMEN-RISE; a collaboration with the Foundry Theatre and Domestic Workers United. TO THE BONE; originally a Working Theater commission, was a finalist for the 2011 Smith Prize, the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference and the Ellen Stewart Award; ALL FALL DOWN was conceived/written in 2012 at INTAR during the Maria Irene Fornés Hispanic Playwrights in Residency Lab. A contributing playwright for IN MOTHER WORDS; presented at the Geffen Playhouse and various regional theatres (Lisa Peterson- director) In 2012/13 Lisa was part of the MENTOR PROJECT at the Cherry Lane Theatre where she wrote Pas de Deux (lost my shoe) (Cynthia Hopkins- mentor and Bryan Davidson Blue- director). In September 2014, the Cherry Lane Theatre (Angelina Fiordellisi- Artistic Director) presented the world premiere of TO THE BONE (Lisa Peterson-director).

Plays

  • TO THE BONE
    TO THE BONE, by Lisa Ramirez is a contemporary American drama written in the tradition of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, which gives the audience a close up look into the lives of the invisible work force that puts food on our tables. The play examines the very nature of equality and justice in contemporary America through the eyes of five Central American women whose migration to the U.S. in search of...
    TO THE BONE, by Lisa Ramirez is a contemporary American drama written in the tradition of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, which gives the audience a close up look into the lives of the invisible work force that puts food on our tables. The play examines the very nature of equality and justice in contemporary America through the eyes of five Central American women whose migration to the U.S. in search of a better life brings its own test of the human spirit. Ramirez spent six months interviewing immigrant poultry workers in the Catskills of upstate New York.