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Henry Godinez

Henry Godinez A leader in Chicago Latino theatre and The Resident Artistic Associate at the Goodman Theatre, Born in Havana, Cuba, Godinez is the director of the Goodman’s biennial Latino Theatre Festival featuring international, national and local Latino theatre companies. At the Goodman he has directed the world premieres of Karen Zacarías’ Mariela in the Desert, Regina Taylor’s Millennium Mambo and Luis Alfaro’s Straight As A Line. Also at Goodman, he has directed The Cook by Eduardo Machado, Electricidad by Luis Alfaro, Zoot Suit by Luis Valdez, Sam Shepard’s Red Cross (one of the five short plays in Regina Taylor’s Transformations), the Goodman/Teatro Vista co-production of Jose Rivera’s Cloud Tectonics and the Goodman’s production of A Christmas Carol from 1996-2001.

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