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Two Portuguese-American Plays
University of Massachusetts Press
Two Portuguese-American Plays
Amarelo & Through a Portagee Gate
Patricia A. Thomas, ed., Paulo A. Pereira, Patricia A. Thomas

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth

2007 . 170 pp. 6 x 9"
Theater & Performing Arts / Immigration

$17.95 Paperback, 978-1-933227-21-4

About the Author

Patricia A. Thomas is a theatre director, teacher, writer and producer who began her career in theatre in the 1980s as a company member at Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, Rhode Island. She has worked internationally as a theatre director and teacher. In Boston, she wrote and adapted plays with young people, including Love & Mosquitoes, at The Teather Offensive, and Island of the Beholder, at the Boston Center for the Arts. Thomas is co-funder and Artistic Director of Culture*Park Theatre and Performing Arts Collaborative in New Bedford, Massachusetts, where she now resides.

Paulo A Pereira was born and raised in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He earned a degree in Theater Arts and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Tecnology. While at MIT, he was involved in numerous productions as an actor, director, producer, and playwright. Amarelo, his first full-length play, opened in New York City in 1998. More recently, Amarelo was performed at UMass Dartmouth, produced by Culture*Park and sponsored by the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture. He resides in Merrimack, New Hampshire, with his wife Leah and their children.

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