Nilo Cruz was born in Cuba in the early 1960s and came to the US with his family in 1970, and was inspired by his mother to begin writing.. Cruz won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in drama for his play "Anna in the Tropics". He was the first Latino playwright to receive a Pulitzer Prize, and Anna in the Tropics was only the second play to receive one without having been seen in New York. His other plays include "Hortensia and the Museum of Dreams", "Dancing on Her Knees", "A Bicycle Country", "Night Train to Bolina", "A Park in Our House", "Two Sisters and a Piano", "Beauty of the Father", and "Lorca in a Green Dress". In addition, he has also translated two plays by Federico García Lorca. -- adapted from Wikipedia
doollee.com - Nilo Cruz
Complete listing of plays, with synopsis, information on the first production and cast.
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