Sol Project’s Associate Artistic Director, David Mendizábal, and Producing Assistant, Joey Reyes, sit down with actor Sean Carvajal to talk about his Broadway debut as Edgar in Sam Gold's production of King Lear, starring Glenda Jackson, how he found his way into the world of American theater, and Latinx representation on stages.
Sean Carvajal made his Broadway debut in 2019 as Edgar in King Lear. His Off-Broadway credits include Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train (Signature Theatre; Lucille Lortel, Obie, Drama Desk, Clarence Derwent Awards), Seven Spots on the Sun (Sol Project/Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre), Tell Hector I Miss Him (Atlantic Theater Company), Queen Latina and Her Power Posse (Cherry Lane Theatre), Ghetto Babylon (59E59 Theaters), Lissabon (La MaMa), and Holy Land (HERE Arts Center). Regional: Water by The Spoonful (Mark Taper Forum), Seven Spots on the Sun (World Premiere at Cincinnati Playhouse), and Between Riverside and Crazy (Studio Theatre). TV: “Crashing” (HBO). He is a member of the LAByrinth Theater Company.
David Mendizábal is an NYC based director, designer, and one of the Producing Artistic Leaders of The Movement Theatre Company. Learn more about David and his work at www.davidmendizabal.com.
Joey Reyes is a queer, Latinx, Two Spirit, grandchild of a Mexican immigrant, born and raised in Southern California with six younger siblings. They have resided in Brooklyn, NY since late 2017 working as a producer, writer, and facilitator. IG & Twitter: @joeykangarooooo.