Javierantonio Gonzalez

FLORIDITA, MY LOVE

This darkly comic yet magical play, set on the border crossings between the real and the imaginary, explores the life of one of America's invisible people.

OPEN UP, HADRIAN

Open up, Hadrian imagines the life of Rome’s first humanistic emperor with elements of Greek drama and dark comedy—his anguished love, lofty ideals, and his big, famous wall.

UNEVENTFUL DEATHS FOR AGATHON

A vaudevillian tragedy about the end of one’s career, family and family life.

Javierantonio’s work has been presented at Classic Stage Company, chashama, Pregones, The Living Theater, Repertorio Español, Teatro LaTEA, Dance New Amsterdam, Teatro IATI, The West End Theatre, 3LD, among others. He is the author of eight original plays and adaptations including: FLORIDITA, my Love (Teatro LATEA /IATI), Barceloneta, de noche (Union Theatre, London/IATI, NY), Un instante en una especie de flash, (Yerbabruja, Puerto Rico), Never as Happy-Oresteia (Theatre of the Riverside Church), Uneventful Deaths for Agathon (FringeNYC) and Las minutas de Martí (Repertorio Español). He is the artistic director of Caborca, a recipient of the Van Lier Directing Fellowship, an Associate Artist at Classic Stage Company and the designer of the theatre curriculum at DreamYard Preparatory High School in the Bronx. He was selected as one of nytheatre.com's PEOPLE OF THE YEAR for 2010. His play FLORIDITA, my Love was published as part of the anthology Plays and Playwrights 2011.