A new collection by the author of Marisol and Other Plays.
<div><p>Surrealism, magic realism and expressionism are the hallmarks of Jose Rivera’s influential body of work. This new volume collects the author’s plays written in the past five years, including <i>References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot </i>("effortlessly melds otherworldly fantasy with gritty realism to make sparks fly onstage."—<i>The Journal News</i>), <i>Sueño </i>(a reworking for Pedro Calderón’s <i>Life is a Dream</i>) and <i>Sonnets for an Old Century</i>, the author’s most recent work, which recently premiered in Los Angeles.</p><p>Puerto Rican-born playwright José Rivera plays have been produced all over the world and his work has been translated into seven languages. His best known work includes <i>Marisol </i>and <i>Each Day Dies with Sleep</i>. "Rivera has a messianic mission to replace old and dying creeds with vibrant new visions."—Robert Brustein, <i>New Republic</i></p><p>Also available by José Rivera<br> <i>Marisol and Other Plays</i><br> PB $15.95 1-55936-136-0 • USA</p></div>