PO Box 30393
Philadelphia, PA 19103
"What will become of us . . . now that we are only women left?" You are invited to the wake of Enerio, the last man of the López family. In this interactive solo performance, magical realism meets Miami as you are taken deeper into the inner lives of Cuban-American women left to their own devices.
Lori Felipe-Barkin is a South Florida native making her Philadelphia debut in the 2012 Fringe Festival. She has won a number of playwriting awards and has appeared Off-Broadway in New York with the International WOW Company. Lori has worked with a number of talented people, including Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Josh Fox (Gasland), maestro of Commedia Dell-Arte, Antonio Fava, Quinn Bauriedel of the Pig Iron Theater Company, Adrienne Mackey, and multi-media artist, Lars Jan. It was at Swarthmore College that Lori first debuted The Funeral of Enerio López, when it was originally entitled The House of Widows and directed by Becky Wright of Applied Mechanics, with dramaturgical oversight by Alex Torra of Pig Iron. With the support of the Swarthmore Project in Theater, it will be remounted in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Lori’s work can be characterized as magical realism meets the suburbs. She is known for her versatility, her passion, and her relentless sense of humor. She holds a BA with high honors in Theater and Latin-American literature from Swarthmore College.