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Catherine Filloux

CATHERINE FILLOUX is an award-winning playwright and librettist, who has been writing about human rights and social justice for twenty-five years.

CATHERINE FILLOUX is an award-winning playwright who has been writing about human rights and social justice for twenty-five years.  In New York City, Catherine was honored with the 2017 Otto René Castillo Award for Political Theatre and with the 2015 Planet Activist Award.  Filloux’s new play “whatdoesfreemean?” produced by Nora’s Playhouse, premiered in New York in July, 2018.  Her play Kidnap Road premiered at La MaMa and was presented by Anna Deavere Smith as part of NYU’s Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue.  Catherine is the librettist for three produced operas; and her most recent is Olga Neuwirth’s new opera, Orlando to premiere at the Vienna State Opera in 2019.  She is developing a new musical, All Dressed Up and Nowhere To Go, with composer Jimmy Roberts, and John Daggett, which is a 2018 NAMT finalist.  www.catherinefilloux.com

 

Interview with Catherine Filloux
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Interview with Catherine Filloux

27 September 2012

Lydia Stryk chats with playwright Catherine Filloux over e-mail.