Two lovers – each with contrary opinions about Puerto Rican national identity – uncover how to prepare “authentic” coffee.
1 Woman / 1 Man
Cola'o was co-produced (as part of Riqueño) by Paint Theatre and the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in July 2018, with grant support from the Puffin Foundation, and Carnegie Mellon University's Modern Languages and BXA departments.
The play was workshopped in parts at Carnegie Mellon's School of Drama's Playground Festival (2016); and created through Carnegie Mellon's SURF Fellowship.
Co-Translation : Abigail Salmon
Direction : Owen Stone
Lighting Design : Emily Lawrence