Alfonso N. Ramirez
Alfonso N. Ramirez, originally from Los Angeles and now residing in New York City, is an actor/playwright/director with numerous film, television and theater credits on both coasts. His work has been produced or read at The Public Theater, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre, Nosotros Theatre, Latino Playwrights Festival at the Ford Theatre, LATEA Theatre, Downtown Play Festival, and the Venus-Adonis Theater Festival.
He attended the University of Southern California, completed his Bachelor’s Degree at The New School, and received his Masters from Goddard College. He is currently working on a long novel entitled, Peccadilloes.
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LIST OF PLAYS
THE HO-HO-KUS HOCUS POCUS FOCUS GROUP
THE WATERMELON FACTORY
THE ESKIMO WAY
BAPTISM BY FIRE
To see a more detailed list of Alfonso’s work, visit www.alfonsoramirez.net.
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|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|MISS CHIHUAHUA - Fun in Acapulco - Fanny||Alfonso N. Ramirez||
Fanny tells her step-daughter about her disappointing experience with Elvis Presley a long time ago.
|MISS CHIHUAHUA - Inheritance - Fanny||Alfonso N. Ramirez||
As a result of her dead husband’s secret QVC shopping addiction, Fanny is left penniless.
|THE ESKIMO WAY - Ivy||Alfonso N. Ramirez||
Ivy, used to being in control, is about to lose it when saying goodbye to a dear friend about to die.
|THE WATERMELON FACTORY - Connie||Alfonso N. Ramirez||
Connie struggles to explain how she was raped and impregnated by a priest when she was 15.
|TIERRA - Luz||Alfonso N. Ramirez||
It’s the 1920’s, and the Mexican Revolution has ended. Luz introduces herself to a small village she has been tasked to educate.
|TODOS SANTOS - Dolores||Alfonso N. Ramirez||
Dolores reminisces with her dead husband about language and their children.
|TODOS SANTOS - The Angel Gabriel - Raúl||Alfonso N. Ramirez||
Raúl realizes how advanced his mother’s dementia is when she tries to steal a baby from the grocery store.