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Awards | Lisa Ramirez Wins Award for Her Play To The Bone — Great News!

Lisa Ramirez’ play To The Bone was one of the best — probably THE best — new play I saw all season but at the time I felt it was not receiving the attention it deserved.  Now she has received a 2015 NYCT Helen Merrill Playwright Award and I’m thrilled for her to have this recognition and tremendously deserved award.  Click on the live link for more on the award, and see there also other playwrights who have been honored.  Click here for Let’s Talk Off-Broadway’s review of Lisa Ramirez’ To The Bone. 

Now and then things come out right!

Congratulations to Lisa Ramirez!

Review | To The Bone by Lisa Ramirez | Directed by Lisa Peterson | Cherry Lane Theatre

I haven’t seen everything but it’s likely that To The Bone is one of the best dramas currently playing in New York.  It’s a gritty, realist play focused on several Hispanic women forming a shared household and employed in a chicken processing factory.  The characters are vivid and individualized, the dialog terrific, and the issues matter.

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