From #Scriptwriting

This Thursday: “One of the best MicroPlays I have seen!”

To Accept, Dial 5 Now is “one of the best MicroPlays I have seen!,” writes director and writer Ika Santamaria, known for Equal Strength (2011), Flea Market Finish Line (2012) and Barranquilleros, Herederos de una Tradición (2008). “Amazing actors,” confirmed writer Maureen Donnelly. “Totally awesome,” said Gabriela Gonzalez. This Thursday, it’s your last chance to see the…

Dial 5 NOW (because the reviews are in!)

To Accept, Dial 5 Now. In this eavesdropping snippet of a jailhouse call, Silas gages the status of his relationship with his girlfriend Jackie. To Accept, Dial 5 Now (written by M.J. Fievre and directed by Gladys Ramirez) is a story about violence, jealousy and control, the choices we make, and the limits of love. Actors include…

This Thursday, Dial 5 at the Centro Cultural Español

“Oh, oh, O, Miami! I had a wonderful experience at Centro Cultural Español,” writes author Mahalia Solages. “Picture an open courtyard with little white lights swagging over lounge seating. A simple bar selling empanadas, pizza and beer from Spain, Estrella Galicia, while offering free sangria to those attending. Across from the lounge areas: a lineup…

Tomorrow: Plays on Verse

Tomorrow night, “Plays on Verse,” a partnership between O, Miami and MicroTheater Miami, will continue. 6 ORIGINAL PLAYS (including MJ’s To Accept, Dial 5 Now) 6 UNSCRIPTED PLAYS 15 MINUTES EACH 6 SHOWINGS PER NIGHT 15 AUDIENCE MEMBERS 7 SHIPPING CONTAINERS In Spanish AND English It’s the new and revolutionary way to experience theater: You choose how many plays you…

Jovon Jacobs: To Accept, Dial 5 Now

Thanks to O, Miami, you get to see To Accept, Dial 5 Now, written by M.J. Fievre and directed by Gladys Ramirez. Every Thursday in April, MicroTheather Miami will present the one-act play from 8 pm to 11 pm (6 functions a day) in the courtyard inside the Spanish Cultural Center located at 1490 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132. In…

M.J. Fievre presents a play at O, Miami Theater

Every Thursday, for the entire month of April, MicroTheater Miami will present a play by M.J. Fievre, in the courtyard inside the Spanish Cultural Center located at 1490 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, Fl. 33132. So join O, Miami for the launch of a special month of MicroTheater Miami! You get to see M.J. Fievre’s “To Accept, Dial 5…

Stories for a Healthier World: You’ve Got This!

Edwidge Danticat, who has been honored with the MacArthur Genius Award and other awards for her writing and work on behalf of Haiti, once said, “We tell stories to live, to connect with one another and to build community.” In Haiti, storytelling is a vital educational tool. In the 1990’s, when I was growing up in Port-au-Prince,…

Booyah! M.J. is going to Hollywood

Hum… not quite yet. But now that I can officially add scriptwriter to my resume, I feel electric and alive. (Scroll down for links to the films) Over the summer, I wrote two short movie scripts for the University of Miami, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health: Get Tested and Get Vaccinated. The films educate…