Arizona Theatre Company Awards National Latino Playwriting Award

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Friday, September 27, 2019 - 12:09pm
Updated: Friday, September 27, 2019 - 3:14pm

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Benjamin Benne
Benjamin Benne
Benjamin Benne.

Theater companies around the country, including Arizona Theatre Company, are increasing efforts to produce more diverse plays.

Diversity means a number of things — from racial background to age to a range of ideas — in order to serve a broader audience.

As part of that, Arizona Theatre Company has named the latest winner of its National Latino Playwriting Award: Yale University master's candidate Benjamin Benne, who is being honored for his play “Alma.”

Benne joined The Show to talk about his work.

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