Marisol Miranda

Actor | Writer | Producer


The Portuguese Kid, World Premiere
Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC)

September 2017 -- Excited to join the cast of John Patrick Shanley's world premiere of The Portuguese Kid. With Jason AlexanderSherie Rene Scott, Mary Testa, Pico Alexander, Aimee Carrero

Extended through Dec 10, 2017
New York City Center

BUY TICKETS

port kid vertical.jpg
 

Sundance Institute Youtube New Voices Lab 2017 -- Finalist, VIDA

June 2017 -- My episodic series VIDA  has been selected as a finalist for the Sundance Institute Youtube New Voices Lab 2017.  

 

References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot
INTAR Spring Reading Series

May 2017 -- Performed the role of Gabi in a staged reading of José Rivera's References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot.   Featuring David Zayas, Raul Castillo, Andres Chaves, and Brennan Kelleher.

Part of a  reading series honoring Max Ferrá, founder and first Artistic Director of INTAR. 

 

Somewhere in the Middle, Netflix, iTunes, Amazon release

February 2017

SOMEWHERE IN THE MIDDLE is now available on Netflix  iTunes  Amazon  Cable VOD and DVD.  

Check out the trailer & follow for updates:

@MarisolMiranda

 

Actor Reel

 

High Maintenance HBO, NY Premiere
The Metrograph, NYC  (Sept 2016)

 

High Maintenance on HBO

September 16, 2016  -- 11pm @ HBO

Catch me as Lisa on High Maintenance  a new HBO Original Series.

Check out the trailer & follow for updates:

@MarisolMiranda

 

52nd Street Project, 2016 Warehame, MA One-on-Ones

August 2016 -- 10 short plays featuring Project member Kids and their Adult volunteers on stage together.

Friday, August 19 - 21

Tickets are FREE.  Reservations highly recommended.  

The Five Angels Theater
789 10th Ave , 2 flr
(btwn 52/53rd St)

Follow for updates:

@MarisolMiranda

 

New York Stage & Film, Powerhouse Season 2016

July 15 - 17, 2016 -- Another Word for Beauty (musical workshop).   Book by José Rivera.  Music and Lyrics by Héctor Buitrago.  Directed by Steven Cosson.  Part of New York Stage & Film's 2016 Powerhouse Season at Vassar College.

Martel Theater, Vogelstein Center for Drama & Film

Fri 7/15 8pm
Sat 7/16 8pm
Sun 7/17 2pm & 7pm

BUY TICKETS

 

BAM Cinématek, New Voices in Black Cinema, 2016

April 21, 2016 --  SOMEWHERE IN THE MIDDLE  screens at BAM.  Part of BAMcinématek series New Voices in Black Cinema

Thursday  |  April 21, 2016  |  9:30pm
Peter Jay Sharp Building  BAM Rose Cinemas

Check out the trailer & follow for more updates:  @MarisolMiranda


52nd Street Project 2016 Playmaking Shows

April 2016 -- 52nd Street Project

 Took part in this extraordinary organization's  latest production. 

Fresh Start! The Rejuvenating Plays

10 new plays written by kid playwrights, performed by adult actors. 

I performed the role of Maria in Lovély Ramirez's new play, Friendship Never Ends.

Follow for updates:  @MarisolMiranda

 

World Premiere of Another Word for Beauty, Goodman Theatre, Chicago

Jan 15 - Feb 21, 2016 -- Goodman Theatre, Chicago

I performed the roles of Carmen/Tatiana in the World Premiere of Another Word for Beauty, by José Rivera (Academy Award Nominee, Motorcycle Diaries).  Directed by Steve Cosson, music by Héctor Buitrago, the production is a co-commission between the Goodman and The Civilians.

REVIEWS:

'Another Word for Beauty' about pageant in a Colombian prison
-- Chicago Tribune

 

Casting announced for Another Word for Beauty world premiere, Goodman Theatre

November 2015 -- Official casting announced. I'm headed to the Goodman Theatre in Chicago to perform in the  world premiere of José Rivera's new play Another Word for Beauty,  directed by Steve Cosson.

Goodman announces cast of 'Another Word for Beauty '

Casting Announced for Another Word for Beauty, About Prison Beauty Contest, at Goodman Theatre

Follow for  updates:  @MarisolMiranda

 

Russia/U.S. Translation Exchange at the Lark Play Development Center

November  2015 --  Took part in the Russia/U.S. Translation Exchange at the Lark Play Development Center.  

I worked in development with playwright Olzhas Zhanaydarov on his play The Store, translated by translated by John Freedman and directed by Alfredo Narciso.

The Store tells the story of a young Kazakh girl who leaves home for Moscow, where she gets a job in a grocery store owned by a Kazakhstani immigrant. This true story explores the relationships between owner and employee, mistress and slave, and tyrant and rebel.

 

The Ghosts of Lote Bravo, by Hilary Bettis

October 2015 -- I played the role of La Santa Muerte in a workshop and staged reading of playwright Hilary Bettis' The Ghosts of Lote Bravo.  

The reading took place during The 22nd Annual Playwright's Week (2015),  a festival of public readings of plays selected through the Lark Play Development Center's Open Access Program.  

 

URBANWORLD Film Festival 2015, Official Selection, NYC premiere 

September 2015  -- SOMEWHERE IN THE MIDDLE   will receive its NYC premiere at the 2015 Urbanworld Film Festival

Thursday, September 24 at 8pm
AMC Empire Theater, 42nd Street, NY, NY

Follow for  updates:  @MarisolMiranda

 

Major League Soccer's "Find Your Colors" campaign, 2015

 

Jean Genet's The Maids,  an adaptation by Josè Rivera

July  2015 --  Worked in development with playwright  Josè Rivera on a new adaptation of Jean Genet's The Maids.

This project is currently being developed by One-Eighth Theater and INTAR.  

 

MCC Theater's FreshPlay Festival 2015

July 2015 -- I took part in MCC Theater's FreshPlay Festival 2015, a week-long workshop that "merges the voices and creativity of urban youth with the experience of professionals, creating provocative, innovative, and fresh theater."

The festival culminated in a staged reading for each of the seven original plays penned by MCC's Youth Company Playwrights. 

I performed the role of Angela in The Struggle of Love, by  Youth Company Playwright Ashley Mejia.

 

Theatre for One, "I'm Not the Stranger You Think I Am"

**New York Times Critics Pick!

May/June 2015 -- Performed in Theatre for One's  production of  "I'm Not the Stranger You Think I Am."

Seven world premiere plays by Thomas Bradshaw, Zayd Dohrn, Will Eno, Craig Lucas, Lynn Nottage, José Rivera, and Emily Schwend.

Directed by Christine Jones, Jenny Koons, Brian Mertes, and José Rivera.

May 18 – 24, 2015
Winter Garden at Brookfield Place

May 27 –31, 2015  
Zuccotti Park

June 2 – 6, 2015
Grace Building Plaza
 

REVIEWS:

‘I’m Not the Stranger You Think I Am,’ Where Theater Meets Confessional  
The New York Times  *Critics Pick!*

Theatre for One' Lets the Audience Go it Alone
- NY Daily News

Is It Smaller Than a Black Box? A Visit to I’m Not the Stranger You Think I Am  
- Vulture, New York Magazine

Close Encounters of the Theatrical Kind
- The New Yorker

Theatre for One: The Smallest and Most Unsettling Theater in the World
- New York Theatre
 

Follow for  updates:  @MarisolMiranda

 

The Playwrights Realm 2015 INK'd Festival

May 14, 2015 --  Took part in The Playwrights Realm 2015 INK'D Festival at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center.

I performed in the staged reading of Las Hermanas Padilla by  Tony Meneses (2014/2015 Writing Fellow)  and directed by Lee Sunday Evans.

 


Boston International Film Festival 2015, Official Selection 

April 18, 2015  -- SOMEWHERE IN THE MIDDLE,  my first feature as actor/co-producer, screened at the 2015 Boston International Film Festival at the Paramount Theatre in Boston.

 

Las Hermanas Padilla, by Tony Meneses

Took part in a 15-hour workshop at The Playwrights Realm, reading the role of Lucha in Las Hermanas Padilla.

Written by  2014/2015 Playwrights Realm Writing Fellow, Tony Meneses, the development workshop reading was directed by Lee Sunday Evans.

 

Another Word for Beauty, by José Rivera, 2015 staged reading

Lark pic

March  2015 --  I performed the role of Xiomara in a staged reading of Another Word for Beauty by OBIE Award winning playwright Josè Rivera. 

In partnership with the Goodman Theater in Chicago, The Civilians and the Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro en Bogotá, the play is inspired by the real life annual beauty pageant in El Buen Pastor Women's Prison, the national women's prison in Bogotá, Colombia.

The reading took place at the Lark Play Development Center

 

 Atlanta Film Festival 2015, World Premiere

SOMEWHERE IN THE MIDDLE,  my first feature as actor/co-producer, received its world premiere at the 2015 Atlanta Film Festival in the Narrative Feature competition. 

 

Another Word for Beauty, by José Rivera

 

Took part in a reading of playwright José Rivera's upcoming Another Word For Beauty at the Lark Play Development Center.  In partnership with the Goodman Theater in Chicago, The Civilians and the Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro en Bogotá, the play is inspired by the real life annual beauty pageant in El Buen Pastor Women's Prison, the national women's prison in Bogotá, Colombia.

 

Light Creatures, by Jessica Almasy

Screen Shot 2014-10-02 at 9.19.36 PM.png

Took part in Personal Space Theatrics' Workspace Reading Series at HERE Arts Center in Jessica Almasy's (The TEAM) new play Light Creatures, about dinosaurs living in the modern world. The development workshop reading was directed by Elena Araoz.

 

the living'life of the daughter mira, by matthew paul olmos

Worked in development with playwright Matthew Paul Olmos on the living'life of the daughter mira, a new play about a newborn who looks to her Labor & Delivery nurse as a mother figure during the first few weeks in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. This project is currently being developed at the Lark Play Development Center along with Bernardo Cubria, Annie Henk, and Jose Joaquin Perez.

 

UNTITLED HBO pilot by Jose Rivera; story by Tom Hanks and José Rivera

Participated in the first public reading of José Rivera and Tom Hanks UNTITLED PILOT for HBO; about the Great Lakes Theater summer Shakespeare Festival in Cleveland Ohio, in the 1970's.

 

the Olmos Family play, by matthew paul olmos

Screen Shot 2014-10-02 at 9.52.20 PM.png

Worked in development with playwright Matthew Paul Olmos on the Olmos Family play, about an extended Mexican-American family in Los Angeles over Christmas. The project was developed at the Lark Play Development Center along with Audrey Esparza, Annie Henk, Jose Joaquin Perez; it was further developed and presented with a staged reading at Primary Stages; directed by Lou Moreno.