Ricardo Soltero-Brown

Ricardo Soltero-Brown

Ricardo Soltero-Brown is a playwright, actor, and director. His plays include THE JACKET (University of South Florida), THE AMBASSADOR, OR: THE DISARMAMENT OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS (Horizon Theatre Company), NOTHING BUT CHEESE (Horizon Theatre Company), JEALOUSY (Winner of the Florida Playwrights Competition, Valencia College; Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival), BELDAM & GAFFER (Pipsqueak Collective...
Ricardo Soltero-Brown is a playwright, actor, and director. His plays include THE JACKET (University of South Florida), THE AMBASSADOR, OR: THE DISARMAMENT OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS (Horizon Theatre Company), NOTHING BUT CHEESE (Horizon Theatre Company), JEALOUSY (Winner of the Florida Playwrights Competition, Valencia College; Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival), BELDAM & GAFFER (Pipsqueak Collective), and THE LAST PLAY (Jeremy Seghers); virtual productions of DISCUSSION PANEL (Aggregate Sound), TO THE TEST (Quarantine Players), and THERE IT IS (Momentum Stage); with staged readings of THE PRINCESS OF CASPIA (Dixon Place), GRIEF (RHCR Theatre; Focal Theatre Lab; Luna Stage Company), and SICK DAY (Dramatists Guild Equality Festival, freeFall Theatre). He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.

Plays

  • The Dog
    FULL-LENGTH: A canine has a violent reaction to its owner's wedding engagement.
  • Sick Day
    FULL-LENGTH: A couple moves into a house where one of them will see a ghost.
  • The Guest
    FULL-LENGTH: In a house where a murderer is cleaning the scene of a crime, the victim's friend arrives.
  • To the Test
    FULL-LENGTH: A public school teacher faces the day of her job evaluation, already distressed over her husband having to work the night-shift and her pre-teen daughter's determination to change schools, but now with the potential result of unemployment.
  • A Pig's Tale
    FULL-LENGTH: Three scenes set years apart depict parents and children fracturing their bonds, or facing uncertain risks in recovery.
  • The Rebellion
    FULL-LENGTH: A film director must save her production after the lead actor has a moral crisis.
  • The Equestrian
    FULL-LENGTH: Two women meet to finalize the sale and purchase of a horse.
  • The Wolf Counsel
    FULL-LENGTH: Kellen, a government agent on a reconnaissance mission in Switzerland, must navigate the various men that saturate her job, finding the missing son of a diplomat, and her husband's midlife crisis.
  • The Princess of Caspia
    FULL-LENGTH: A man and a woman begin an affair as their current romantic partners close in on the truth.
  • Jealousy
    FULL-LENGTH: Al arrives to Celia's residence to steal her away just before her boyfriend Gunner arrives.
  • The Shaking Room
    EVENING: A compilation of scenes, each with different characters, on matters of love.
  • The Dwelling Place
    EVENING: Three one-act plays set in Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven. (1) A young man offers his soul to the Devil in exchange for the love of a woman. (2) A tenant of Purgatory broods over a life that resulted with ending up in such a place. (3) God offers a woman a second life if she agrees to marry a specific man.
  • Sun, Moon, and Stars
    EVENING: Three one-act plays about love. (1) A servant helps a lovesick employer in denial. (2) A young woman schemes to secure the object of her affection. (3) Two stars in space debate the value of loving oneself.
  • The Jacket
    ONE-ACT: A man preparing for a business dinner cannot find his lucky jacket.
  • The Ambassador; or: the Disarmament of Nuclear Weapons
    SHORT: Two ambassadors meet to discuss ending the big one.
  • An Administration
    ONE-ACT: The runnings of a government administration.
  • Beldam & Gaffer
    SHORT: A senior couple decide what to do with their day.
  • Pause
    SHORT: Two people in a café begin to communicate without words.
  • There It Is
    MONOLOGUES: A compilation of monologues, originally curated by Momentum Stage, each with a different character experiencing a deeply immediate and cerebral moment.