Jose Rivera

José Rivera is a recipient of two Obie Awards for playwriting for Marisol and References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, both produced by The Public Theater in New York. His plays Cloud Tectonics (Playwrights Horizons), Boleros for the Disenchanted (Yale Repertory and Huntington Theatre), Sueño (Manhattan Class Company), Sonnets for an Old Century (The Barrow Group), School of the Americas (The Public Theater), Massacre (Sing to Your Children) (Rattlestick), Brainpeople (ACT, San Francisco), Adoration of the Old Woman (La Jolla Playhouse), The House of Ramon Iglesia (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Another Word for Beauty (Goodman Theatre), The Maids (INTAR), and Human Emotional Process (Chaskis Theatre, London) have been produced across the country and around the world. The Untranslatable Secrets of Nikki Corona is scheduled to premiere at the Geffen Playhouse in LA.  Mr. Rivera’s screenplay The Motorcycle Diaries was nominated for a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar in 2005. His screenplay On the Road premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and distributed nationally in 2013. His film "Trade" was the first film to premiere at the United Nations. Upcoming projects include the pilot "Into the Beautiful North" for TNT and the film The Dog Whisperer about Cesar Millan. He has completed his first novel, Love Makes the City Crumble.

(As of October 2018)

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