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Whitewashed – staged reading by Hannah Benitez

June 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Sunday, June 23rd
Hannah Benitez – Reading of a new, unproduced work for theater
7:00 PM Doors, 7:30 PM Show
$10-$20 suggested donation. Please also bring food or wine to share.

“Whitewashed” puts ethnicity and casting controversies on trial. After finding a last-minute replacement for a play, a white male director finds himself at war. Who gets to represent your people? And more importantly, who decides that?

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Rising star Hannah Benitez is a Cuban-Jewish-American millennial, originally from Miami Florida. She now works nomadically as an actor/writer/musician. Her work has been performed in Sarasota, Philadelphia, New Paltz, NY, and Miami, with readings in Portland, Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Pete and now Timucua. Her commissioned work,  “Ashe in Johannesburg,” premiered in January at Burning Coal Theatre, Raleigh, NC.

 

Hannah’s all-female play Dike is currently in a  developmentmal run at Urbanite Theater (Oct-Dec 16, 2018). Dike workshopped with The New York Theater Workshop for director Tatiana Pandiani’s 2050 Fellowship Project.

Her alternative rom-com Adaptive Radiation is currently in rehearsals with Denizen Theatre in New York for it’s World Premiere (Dec 6-30th). The play received a workshop at The Playwrights’ Center in collaboration with The Playwright Development Program. The play was subsequently workshopped at Actors’ Repertory Theater (Portland).

Hannah Benitez is a Cuban-Jewish-American millennial, originally from Miami Florida. She now works nomadically as an actor/writer/musician.

Her short play The No-No Box is published and for sale at http://www.infinitystage.com/10-minute with Infinity Stage, Sound and Film.

She was a recipient of the Playwright Development Program (2-year grant cycle 2015-17).

$10-$20 suggested donation. Please also bring food or wine to share.

Details

Date:
June 23
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Donation
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hannah-benitez-tickets-53880965418

Venue

Timucua
2000 S Summerlin Ave
Orlando, FL 32806 United States