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"Art, theatre, is what defines a culture in the long arc of history.

In a hundred years, I want to make sure that the stories of MY people are part of the canon as well."

"Playwright Erlina Ortiz’s powerful work rewards its audiences with emotional depth and honesty." - Out in Jersey

LA EGOISTA
 

La Egoista in ConnecticutBroadway World, 2021

La Egoista at the 2022 Latinx Theatre Commons Comedy Carnaval, 2022

 “Healing, Educated, Opening, Love, and Empowerment.” These were several of the words that audience members shouted out in the Talkback after Saturday’s powerful performance of Las Mujeres- deslumbrar

MINORITYLAND
 

A look at gentrification and the impact of change, Inquirer, 2019

SHE WORE THOSE SHOES
 

She Told Her Own StoryBroad Street Review, 2016

"Throughout the 90-minute one-act, Ortiz balances the lighthearted and the serious, the tender and the terrifying." - Broad Street Review

MORIR SONYANDO 
 

Morir Sonyando looks at family cycles of abuseOut in Jersey, 2019 

A family must confront domestic violence in Morir Sonyando, Town Topics, 2019

Listen to Morir Sonyando at the Parsnip Ship Podcast here or wherever you listen to podcasts! 

SILUETAS, a new musical  

The Powerful Virtual Show Silueta, Inquirer, 2021
LAS MUJERES
 

Las Mujeres a new play, Deslumbrar, 2018

 

Power Street Theatre Presents Las Mujeres, Broad Street Review, 2018

Las Mujeres brings Ancestral Feminism to PSTArtblog, 2018

Las Mujeres at Power StreeTheatre, Bonaly, 2018

“On Friday night, the play onstage looked like America, as did the audience.” - Inquirer

Check out all my plays on the new play exchange! 
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Coverage and Reviews