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AMERICAN THEATRE | The Subtext: Eric Reyes Lavatory Is Earnest and Keen

Every month on The Subtext Brian speaks with a playwright about life, writing, and no matter itches we’re scratching.

This month, Brian speaks with playwright and TV author Eric Reyes Lavatory. Based mostly in his hometown, Los Angeles, Reyes Lavatory has produced and developed work domestically with theatres equivalent to Pacific Resident Theatre, Rogue Machine, The Clean, Transferring Arts, Chalk Rep, and different locations across the nation like The Inkwell, Lark Play Growth Middle, Manhattan Theatre Supply, George Avenue Playhouse, and Rattlestick. He’s an alumnus of the Playwrights Union and is the Inventive Producing Director of Chalk Repertory Theatre the place he additionally oversees the corporate’s new play growth initiatives. Most just lately, Eric was an Govt Story Editor on the collection, A.J. AND THE QUEEN, at present on Netflix.

On this episode, Eric talks about experiencing a form of identification disaster when not feeling seen for each his Chinese language and Mexican ancestry and deciding to incorporate Reyes in his identify to be able to really feel culturally grounded. He discusses his journey by means of faculty, being seen by his household, and that elusive definition of success confessing “Success is that I’m not alone.” 

This episode may also be discovered right here.

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