Tony Meneses


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by Tony Meneses

A look at the intimacy of male relationships told through the point of view of Machismo culture, The Hombres follows Julián, a gay Latino yoga teacher, as he clashes with the Latino construction workers working outside his studio, particularly the older head of the crew, Héctor, who seeks from Julián something he never expected.

Production Notes


Héctor, m, 40’s, Latino

Julián, m, 20’s, Latino

Beto, m, 30’s, Latino

Pedro, m, 40’s, Latino

Miles, m, 30’s, Not Latino

Setting: New Jersey, somewhere off a NJ Transit line


Tony Meneses

Tony Meneses was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and raised in Albuquerque and Dallas. His plays include Guadalupe in the Guest Room and The Women of Padilla, which both had world premieres at Two River Theatre. He’s an alum of the Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, Ars Nova Play Group, the Sundance Institute Playwrights Retreat at Ucross, Playwrights Realm Writing Fellowship, Youngblood, and has been previously developed at the LARK Playwrights’ Week and the Berkeley Rep Ground Floor. He’s a two-time recipient of the Kennedy Center Latinx Playwriting Award, is published by...[FULL BIO]