Ricardo Soltero-Brown

Ricardo Soltero-Brown

Ricardo Soltero-Brown is a playwright, actor, and director. His plays have been performed and read at Valencia College, Rollins College, University of South Florida, Horizon Theatre Company, Dixon Place, Actor's Express, by Pipsqueak Collective, RHCR Theatre Company, the Orlando International Fringe Festival and more. He won the Florida Playwrights Competition in 2014, and was a playwright apprentice at...
Ricardo Soltero-Brown is a playwright, actor, and director. His plays have been performed and read at Valencia College, Rollins College, University of South Florida, Horizon Theatre Company, Dixon Place, Actor's Express, by Pipsqueak Collective, RHCR Theatre Company, the Orlando International Fringe Festival and more. He won the Florida Playwrights Competition in 2014, and was a playwright apprentice at Horizon Theatre Company. He has been published in 'The Louisville Review' and 'The Dionysian', was interviewed by Performer Stuff and 50 Playwrights Project, and helped curate a collection for Protest Plays Project.

Plays

  • The Princess of Caspia
    FULL-LENGTH: Simon and Taylor are married. Rhonda and Dave are engaged. Simon and Rhonda begin an affair, and as Dave investigates, Taylor tries to reignite her sexuality. Simon and Rhonda can't seem to end any of the relationships, but when one suddenly does, the test of every promise from every player is made.
  • Jealousy
    FULL-LENGTH: Al wants to steal Celia away, but she doesn't want to go. As they debate love and lust - Gunner - Celia's boyfriend walks in. The three commit to a battle, exploiting wits, desires, trusts, betrayals, and the reckoning that a winner doesn't always take all.
  • The Guest
    FULL-LENGTH: A murderer cleaning the scene of a crime gets an unexpected visitor, the body's alcoholic best friend.
  • To The Test
    FULL-LENGTH: Cynthia, a public school teacher, faces a day of personal and professional trials, including a husband with a nightshift, a job evaluation, and her tween daughter's determination to switch schools.
  • A Pig's Tale
    FULL-LENGTH: A married couple loses control over the life of their pregnant teenage daughter. Years later, a boy seeks control of his life by running away from his mother. Years later, a woman finds control of her life by seeking her long-lost son.
  • Antillia
    FULL-LENGTH: Danielle, desperate to leave Wellington, Florida, tries to sell her horse to Sarah, the only person in town who doesn't know who she is.
  • The Wolf Counsel
    FULL-LENGTH: During a reconnaissance in Switzerland, a U.S. government agent contends with two unofficial missions: capturing the playboy son of an ambassador, and dealing with her tagalong husband's new mid-life crisis.
  • The Rebellion
    FULL-LENGTH: After a bad day on set, film director Genevieve Laurent gives actor Donovan Thompson a professional note. He disappears for two days. Genevieve finds Donovan in his hotel room having a moral dilemma, which she must face in order to save the movie.
  • Vagabond
    FULL-LENGTH: Nate takes in Shelley, a drifter. Huff, his auxiliary, is suspicious. Shelley and Huff form a bond. Nate deals with the new status quo, and another homeless man, Ray, whom he doesn't take in.
  • The Sun, the Moon & Stars
    EVENING, Three One-Act Plays: In 'The Moon' a servant provokes his master to admit that he's lovesick for a woman; in 'The Sun' a southern belle schemes to keep the boy she loves no matter what; in 'The Stars' two stars in space argue the logic to finding purpose and the value of loving oneself.
  • The Dog
    ONE-ACT: A canine has a violent reaction to its owner's wedding engagement.
  • The Jacket
    ONE-ACT: While preparing for a business dinner, Jeremy can't find his lucky jacket. Later, Jeremy meets Dean, who he wants to make a deal with, but who has arrived wearing a familiar jacket. From his friend, Ben, to his partner, Hanna, everyone is subjected to Jeremy's unsettling efforts to unravel the night's bizarre coincidence or conspiracy.
  • An Administration
    ONE-ACT: The workings of a presidential administration preparing for a press conference.
  • Match Made in Hell
    ONE-ACT: A young man offers his soul to the Devil in exchange for a woman's love.
  • Heartbreak In Heaven
    ONE-ACT: A woman is offered a second life by God, the ultimate patriarch, if she'll marry a man she won't love.
  • The Stronger
    ONE-ACT: Inspired by the Strindberg play.
  • Beldam & Gaffer
    SHORT: A senior couple decides what to do with their day.
  • A Free Country
    SHORT: A screener interviews a refugee.
  • Come Here
    SHORT: An Immigration Official figures out what to do with a child detainee.
  • Casualties
    SHORT: A military officer reports on a drone strike.
  • Deference
    SHORT: Inspired by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  • Discussion Panel
    SHORT: The discourse on a political news show goes awry.
  • The Ambassador, or: The Disarmament of Nuclear Weapons
    SHORT: Two ambassadors meet on nuclear disarmament.
  • The Extinction of Women
    ONE-ACT: In the face of a state authority, a woman retains her identity.
  • Holiday
    SHORT: A group of journalists attempt to celebrate a holiday while in ISIL captivity.
  • Interest
    SHORT: Mubarak resigns amid the Egyptian Revolution of 2011.
  • The Hard Part
    SHORT: Four people wait in line to vote.
  • A Statement
    SHORT: A sheriff goes over a press statement.
  • Control
    SHORT: A reporter finds the survivor of a shooting.
  • Miss
    SHORT: For the victim of the Jonesboro, Georgia shooting on 18 May 2018.
  • Leave
    SHORT: Two police officers are put on leave after a shooting.
  • Grief
    SHORT: Written in response to the Pulse shooting in 2016.
  • Religion
    SHORT: A woman devotes her life to study.
  • The Sore Thumb
    SHORT: An old friend shows up unannounced to his buddy's new house.
  • Fountain of Youth
    SHORT: A woman asks her sister, a doctor, for a favor.
  • Pause
    SHORT: Two people in a café communicate without words.
  • Something Nice Like That
    SHORT: Two people are intimate in the dark.
  • Work
    ONE-ACT: A client spends a night at home with a sex worker.
  • Mama
    SHORT: A woman argues with her mother (who is played by twins).
  • Back/Seat/Driver
    SHORT: Three would-be thieves in a car have a stakeout.
  • The Accident Date
    SHORT: Two people recount a date and an accident.
  • Inspiration; or: Nice To See Me
    MONOLOGUE: Inspiration knocks at the door.
  • Ode (to Fun)
    MONOLOGUE: An endorsement of Life.
  • Noise
    MONOLOGUE: A woman airs her grievances with noise.
  • Woman
    MONOLOGUE: Person.