Everyone’s favorite Bay Area playwright (and possibly the nicest man in the world) Octavio Solis is profiled in an article by Robert Hurwitt in the SF Chronicle. And if you think you’re busy….
Solis is undergoing yet another interview during his lunch break from rehearsals for his play “Lydia” next door at Marin Theatre Company. He’d taught a class at Stanford the day before, after flying up from Los Angeles, where “Lydia” is in rehearsal at the Mark Taper Forum, and his newest play is about to begin rehearsals at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
On top of all that, Solis has just learned that “Lydia” is a finalist for the 2009 Steinberg/ATCA (American Theatre Critics Association) new play award, which is one reason he’s been giving more interviews than usual this week. It also means he’ll be adding Louisville, Ky., to his itinerary.
Read the whole thing here.