Quiara Alegría Hudes



Off-Broadway: Seven folks, a local watering hole. Ordinary lives turned extraordinary through shared yarns, years, losses, and last calls. Tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of Daphne’s Dive starting April 26 at Signature Theatre. Directed by Hamilton and In the Heights helmer Thomas Kail, with a killer cast.

In southern California: Miss You Like Hell, an original musical, opens at La Jolla Playhouse in the fall. Join a teenage girl’s state-of-the-union road trip as she drives to her mom’s final immigration hearing. Book and lyrics by Quiara Alegría Hudes, music and lyrics by Erin McKeown, and directed by Lear Debessonet. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports. 

In Cleveland: What’s an orchestral play? The Good Peaches is. Using three actors, a world-class orchestra, and the music of John Adams and Benjamin Britten, this Hudes work dives us into the underwater orchard that becomes a stranded girl’s unexpected salvation. Three nights only, April 14-16, in a joint production by Cleveland Playhouse and The Cleveland Orchestra.

Or, anywhere amazon ships: The entire collection of Elliot Plays is now published, including Pulitzer finalist Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue, Pulitzer winner Water by the Spoonful, and The Happiest Song Plays Last. Click on the cover pages above to purchase from TCG Books, or find them on Amazon.