During the 2017-18 Stages Repertory Theatre season, Purple Eyes will receive its official world premiere as part of 'Sin Muros: A Latino Theatre Festival.' Feb 1-4, 2018.
For their Pride month performance installment, The T.R.U.T.H. Project presented a scene from Josh's solo play, Purple Eyes.
Out of 50 submissions, the Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC) chose Josh Inocéncio's 'Ofélio', along with 15 other plays, for their Playwriting Symposium readings.
Out of 120 submissions from across the United States, The Landing Theatre Co. chose Josh's short play dallas/love the bomb to be part of their Redemption Series, which includes 12 plays responding to crises in America. Here, the Houston Chronicle reviews Josh's play and the series in its entirety.
On September 22, Josh will speak to Dr. Trevor Boffone's Intro to LGBT Studies course at the University of Houston. He will discuss local electoral politics (particularly in regard to LGBT issues), the importance of voting, and his experience writing for OutSmart Magazine, an LGBT publication.
In collaboration with ProyectoTEATRO, Austin's leading Spanish language theatre, Josh Inocéncio will perform his solo play, Ojos Violetas//Purple Eyes*, at the Mexican-American Cultural Center in Austin, TX. June 3 & 4, 8PM. Directed by Jeff Paden.
Talkbacks will follow each performance. Writing workshop at 11AM on Saturday, June 4.
*Performed in English with Spanish surtitles.
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An abbreviated performance of Purple Eyes for a Houston Community College--Eastisde English course taught by Stalina Villarreal. The performance was part of Indigenous/Earth Day celebrations on campus. Introduced and interviewed by Dr. Trevor Boffone.
For February 2016, the Arizona based vocal coach and artist Micha Espinosa featured monologues from Purple Eyes by Josh Inocéncio on her Latinoactor.com blog. Espinosa is the editor of Monologues for Latino/a Actors: A Resource Guid to Contemporary Latino/a Playwrights for Actors and Teachers.
You can view the full feature here.
The first Purple Eyes performance in collaboration with Pride FSU, Florida State's LGBTQ student organization. April 10 and 11 at 8:00 each night. A talk-back will be hosted after the Saturday performance with the director, Jeff Paden; writer/performer, Josh Inocéncio; and costume designer, Rainy Edwards.