Today, June 9, on KPFK Radio (90.7FM) hosted by Julio Martinez, creator/writer/performer Sylvia Milo discusses her one-woman play, The Other Mozart, revealing the life and talent of Wolfgang’s older sister, Maria Anna Mozart (nicknamed “Nannerl”). Directed by Isaac Byrne, the production continues at Rubicon Theatre in Ventura, through June 18.
Sylvia Milo is an actress, playwright and producer. Her play The Other Mozart had a critically acclaimed Off-Broadway run at HERE Arts Center in NY, at the St. James Theatre in London, and in cities across the U.S. and in Europe.
For her work in the role, Sylvia received the NY Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Solo Performance. She played Bob Dylan in the OBIE Award-winning The West Village Fragments (by Peculiar Works); Ophelia in The Ophelia Landscape (with Mira Furlan) at the Mark Morris Center; and the title role in an all-female version of Hamlet, which she adapted and directed.
Sylvia has performed at La Mama, Cherry Lane, Ontological-Hysteric, Dixon Place and The Ohio Theatre. As a member of the Bats at the Flea Theater, she starred in Seating Arrangements (which she co-wrote, and which was directed by Eric Pold of Gob Squad).