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Massimo Monfiletto

Massimo Monfiletto is a playwright and actor from Albuquerque, New Mexico studying musical theatre at Drake University. They often write about the ways in which art and theatre interplays with political and cultural dialogue. They take inspiration from the writing of Sarah Ruhl, Tony Kushner, and Cherrie Moraga, and have a great love for writers who tackle difficult subjects.

How Post-Colonial Imagination Can Make Theatre into an Agent of Revolution
Essay

How Post-Colonial Imagination Can Make Theatre into an Agent of Revolution

16 August 2018

Using three different plays—M. Butterfly, Iphigenia Crash Land Falls on the Neon Shell That Was Once Her Heart, and QPH—playwright Massi Monfiletto examines theatre’s revolutionary potential.

On the Physical Embodiment of Trans Women Onstage and the Follies of Symbolic Representation
Essay

On the Physical Embodiment of Trans Women Onstage and the Follies of Symbolic Representation

1 October 2017

Massimo Monfiletto questions the representation of trans women in a commercial theatrical setting.