Barebones Production
Missing Socks and a Line of Coke (or The Baby Fever Play)
By Rachel Lynett
Directed by Mino Lora
Produced by People's Theatre Project

Four Performances Only. Must Close April 14

Get ready for an uproarious journey into queer family planning! With reproductive rights in the US under attack, Rachel Lynett's absurdist new comedy follows Naomi's quest to redefine motherhood after a failed IVF attempt. But is stealing her cousin's baby going too far?

Performance Schedule:
Friday, April 12 at 7pm
Saturday, April 13 at 2pm
Saturday, April 13 at 7pm (post-show dialogue*)
Sunday, April 14 at 2pm

*Join us after the Saturday evening performance for a conversation with playwright Rachel Lynett, Adam Odsess-Rubin (founding artistic director of National Queer Theater), Alisha Espinosa (producing artistic director of Latinx Playwrights Circle), moderated by director Mino Lora (executive artistic director of People's Theatre Project).

April 12 - 14

Pregones Theater

575 Walton Ave.
Bronx, NY 10451
(2, 4, 5 Trains to 149th St - Grand Concourse)


General Admission - $15
Students and Seniors - $10

Run Time: approximately 75 minutes with no intermission

Content Advisory: This production contains strong language, and discussions of reproductive and mental health.



Zahaira Curiel


ZAHAIRA CURIEL (Zuri) is thrilled and honored to reunite with the People’s Theatre Project family. Off-Broadway: Platanos Y Collard Greens. Touring Company: Sugar Skull: A Dia De Los Muertos Musical Adventure (Mexico Beyond Mariachi); Hansel And Gretel (Theatre West); Little Red Riding Hood/Caperucita Roja (Theatre West). Sketch Comedy: Dumptruck (UCB Maude); Kissyface (The Pack Theatre). T.V./Film: FBI: Most Wanted. Training: B.F.A in Music, Hunter College. You can follow her @zahairacuriel. When she’s not performing, writing or producing, you can find her spending time with family and friends or somewhere eating dessert. She dedicates her performance to her family and friends that have constantly supported her artistic journey and to those that fought to pave the way before her.


Yohanna Florentino


YOHANNA FLORENTINO (Naomi) is joyfully grateful to work with PTP again! Select theatre credits include: Vámonos (INTAR Theatre), The Old Settler (Morningside Players Theater, AUDELCO Award), Mecca Is Burning (Negro Ensemble Theatre), Fractured (New Circle Theatre Company), The Cooking Project (New York Theatre Workshop), 48 Hours in…El Bronx (Harlem9), Pegao (HartBeat Ensemble), and Zooman and the Sign (Frederick Loewe Theatre). TV and Film credits include: FBI: MOST WANTED (CBS) and Dark Seed (Deep Water Productions). Training: The Actors Center, Black Arts Institute, The Freeman Studio and Hunter College. Yohanna is a member of AEA. Follow her on social media: Yohanna Florentino. Yohanna intends to represent the broadness and brilliance of Black people from the diaspora to help unite, heal and inspire; just don’t mess with her because she is trained in Capoeira!


Miranda Hall Jiménez


MIRANDA HALL JIMÉNEZ (Sabina) is proud to be making their People’s Theatre Project debut. Recent credits include: Compass (ASU Gammage); Bloom, Bloom, Pow (A.R.T./NY); and Beastgirl (The Kennedy Center). Training: B.A. in Theatre from The University of Maryland, College Park. See more of her work at:


Julian Socha


JULIAN SOCHA (Rob) is excited to be making his debut with the People’s Theatre Project. Favorite credits include: Vile Isle (Lenfest Center for the Arts); Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare in the club); Dracula (Actors Theatre of Louisville); A Christmas Carol (Actors Theatre of Louisville); Bloom Bloom Pow (Arts on Site); The Winterguard Play (reading at New York Theatre Workshop); Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare Dallas); Henry VI (Great River Shakespeare). Training: BFA, University of Oklahoma; PTC at Actors Theatre of Louisville; Acting Apprentice at Great River Shakespeare Festival. Instagram: jules.socha. Outside of acting, Julian is a visual artist, drag performer, and cheesemonger.

Zahaira Curiel, Yohanna Florentino*, Miranda Hall Jiménez, Julian Socha*

Creative Team

Rachel Lynett Headshot hi-res

Rachel Lynett

Rachel Lynett (she/they) is a queer Afro-Latine playwright, producer, and teaching artist. Their plays have been featured at  San Diego Rep, Magic Theatre, Mirrorbox Theatre, Laboratory Theatre of Florida, Barrington Stage Company, Theatre Lab, Theatre Prometheus, Florida Studio Theatre, Laughing Pig Theatre Company, Capital Repertory Theatre, Teatro Espejo, the Kennedy Center Page to Stage festival, Theatresquared, Equity Library Theatre, Chicago, Talk Back Theatre, American Stage Theatre Company, Indiana University at Bloomington, Edgewood College, and Orlando Shakespeare Theatre. Their plays  Last Night and HE DID IT made the 2020 Kilroy’s List.  Rachel Lynett is also the 2021 recipient of the Yale Drama Prize for their play, Apologies to Lorraine Hansberry (You Too August Wilson). Lynett was  2021 recipient of the National Latinx Playwriting award and the runner-up for the 2022 Miranda Family Voces Latinx Playwriting Competition for their play, Black Mexican. Their play, White People by the Lake was also a 2022 Blue Ink Award finalist They have previously taught at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Alfred University. Lynett was recently a staff writer for The Winchesters and was working on an upcoming feature before the WGA strike.
Mino Lora

Mino Lora


Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Mino has been living and working as a theatre artist, advocate, educator and non-profit arts administrator uptown since 2004.
In 2009 Mino co-founded People’s Theatre Project (PTP), and currently serves as its Executive Artistic Director. Mino launched all of PTP's public arts education programs for children and youth, partnerships with over 30 NYC schools and its professional producing work with immigrant artists in NYC. During her tenure with PTP, the organization has served over 11,000 people and has received numerous awards. Mino is currently leading PTP's capital project as the owner and operator for Inwood's first theater, set to open in 2026.

Over the years Mino has received various recognitions from elected officials and news publications. She was also identified by NBC Latino as one of “10 Latinos with Heart of 2012”. She was invited to lead a Tedx Talk at SUNY Potsdam and has served as a guest lecturer and presenter at Yale University, New School, Yeshiva University, Fordham University and others.

lighting designer JOSH MARTINEZ-DAVIS
sound designer JIMMY O'CONNOR
costume designer ORIANA SOPHIA
set and props designer LAURA VALENTI
production stage manager MAJO FERRUCHO*
assistant director CATALINA BELTRÁN
creative producer JIAWEN HU
managing director BOB BRASWELL
executive artistic director MINO LORA

 *Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.


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