Playwright Raol D. Luna will be featured at the DC Queer Theatre Festival. A staged reading of his play, My Last Best Spouse directed by May Hardee, will take place on Friday May 18th at the DC Center for the LGBT Community.
About the Play: Mijo delves deep into his troubled youth, recalling the dysfunctional men of his family with heartfelt and hilarious insight. Only one man has been able to lift Mijo out of his dark days - but that all might becoming to an end.
About Raol Daniel Luna: Raoul Daniel Luna is an Actor/Writer who studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts. He made his regional stage debut in the Helen Hayes Award winning musical Children with Stones at Source Theater in D.C. Roles soon followed at: The Studio Theater, The Kennedy Center, Signature Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre and many others. In D.C. Raoul earned his Screen Actors Guild and Actor's Equity cards while acting in industrial films, and network television shows filmed in the area (America's Most Wanted; Unsolved Mysteries; Homicide: Life on the Streets), and working as a voice over artist.
D.C. highlights include: his first directorial effort (Freedom Stage's production of Paul MacWhorter's Lost & Found at Church Street Theater); providing simultaneous English audio translation for Hugo Medrano's Helen Hayes Award winning performance as Molina in El Beso de la Mujer Aranya/Kiss of the Spider Woman at GALA Hispanic Theatre; a fellowship with The Shakespeare Theatre's "Intensive Classical Training Workshop for Professional Actors of Color"; and traveling to the Seattle Fringe Festival with the one-man-show "Men on the Verge of a His-Panic Breakdown", where it sold-out and was subsequently produced at Round House Theatre.
The DC Queer Theatre Festival unleashes and celebrates the underrepresented voices and diversity of our artists, audiences, and community." In conjunction with CenterArts at The DC Center, the DC Queer Theatre Festival will be presenting two nights of queer plays by playwrights in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Learn more about the DC Queer Theatre Festival at: www.dcqueertheatrefest.org..