Anthony Martinez-Briggs in Romeo and Juliet.

Anthony Martinez-Briggs

Anthony Martinez-Briggs is a 2018 F. Otto Haas Award finalist, Wilma HotHouse company member, curator (Asian Arts Initiative; Bearded Ladies; ILL DOOTS), teaching artist (PYP, Wilma Education, Village of Arts and Humanities), actor/deviser (Applied Mechanics, Ninth Planet; Bearded Ladies; and the Wilma Theater, among others), writer (2019 theater residency: Kimmel Center; Code Blue, Code Black Planet, and co-adaptation of Romeo and Juliet: Wilma Theater; Bearded Ladies Follicle grant recipient for UNTITLED), and Barrymore Award-nominated sound designer (Arden Theater, Simpatico Theater, Passage Theater, Swarthmore College, & Bienvenidos Blancos: Team Sunshine Corp). They are also known as “Us”: emcee and original member of the band ILL DOOTS, seen at The Wilma Theater in An Octoroon and in Flashpoint Theater’s Hands Up: 6 testaments, 6 playwrights (Barrymore for Original Music) as well as music venues across Philadelphia and the US. Their most recent album The Mess is available on all streaming platforms and their next album ‘age’ will be available everywhere Oct. 2. Stay tuned in at and follow @ILLDOOTS on social media.

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