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From Pulitzer Prize Winner and Master Playwrighting Teacher Paula Vogel

Quiara Hudes’ work shows her foundation in music in everything she writes. A composer and a performer before she wrote for the stage, Quiara spills her love of music–the energy, the vital life force–in every play. Whether it’s the gorgeous fugue of Elliot, or the jazz riffs of Water by the Spoonful, she celebrates language and community with the love of an artist who wants us to listen and become one as an audience with the actors on stage. She is open-hearted and emotionally visible, and I am so glad for the music she brings to the stage.
-Paula Vogel

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“The long arc of a body of work is vital to a thriving American theater, and I’m both honored by and enthusiastic about Profile’s unique focus. Here’s to a season of reflection and looking forward!” – Quiara Alegría Hudes.

2017 Quiara Alegría Hudes Season

Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue
February 2-19, 2017

26 Miles
June 15 – July 2, 2017

Water By the Spoonful
The Happiest Song Plays Last
Playing in rotating repertory
November 1-19, 2017

Profile is pleased to present four of Ms. Hudes’ award winning plays, including the entirety of the Elliot Trilogy: Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue (Finalist for the 2007 Puitzer Prize for Drama); Water By the Spoonful (Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama) and The Happiest Song Plays Last. And in one of the most ambitious projects in Profile history, the final two titles will be performed in a rotating repertory for an immersive experience with these electrifying plays.

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