Eduardo Machado was born in Cuba in 1953 and came to the United States on the Peter Pan Flights in 1961. In a career spanning more than 25 years, Machado has captivated audiences with over 40 plays including “Broken Eggs,” “Havana is Waiting,” “The Cook,” and “The Floating Island Plays.” He has been produced off-Broadway and at regional theatres in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. For sixteen years he taught in Columbia University’s Graduate Playwriting Program, serving as Head of the program for the last ten. He is the Head of Playwriting in the Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing at New York University and Artistic Director of INTAR, a Latino theater in New York, which has been producing plays for nearly four decades.
Read an interview with Eduardo Machado in Columbia Magazine
Tastes Like Cuba: An Exile's Hunger for Home (Gotham Books, October 2007)