María Irene Fornés never had a play that opened on Broadway. Few of her 40 full-length works are regularly presented on major professional stages. Yet as anonymous as she is in the wider culture, she is revered by many in the theater world.
“Irene is in the pantheon of the great writers like Beckett or Pinter or Caryl Churchill,” the director JoAnne Akalaitis, a former artistic director of the Public Theater, said in an interview. “She simply fell through the cracks.”
Read the entire profile of María Irene Fornés in The New York Times.
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