“Very moving.” - Malcolm McKay 

“I am so very impressed by it.” - RSC Voice Director Cicely Berry

“My highest recommendation!” - Oscar-winner F Murray Abraham



Renowned painter and writer 

Pierre Henri Matisse 

has just completed 

the French translation of 


New plays by Ron Destro, 

winner of the Kennedy Center New American Play Award.

INDIRA’S DAUGHTERS about dowry burning in India.

A DAY PICASSO MONA LISA STOLE about the betrayal of friends.

COMING UP SHORT a big musical about little people.

HIROSHIMA  play by Ron Destro, original music by YOKO ONO, winner of the Kennedy Center New American Play Award &  Top Twenty NYC Plays of the Year.

Siqing Song, Ron Destro, Yoko Ono.

“Wonderful!  A visual masterpiece!” - NYC Buzz

“An effectively stark tribute to Hiroshima’s victims.” 

- The New York Times

As a playwright, Ron Destro received the Kennedy Center New American Play Award for his play HIROSHIMA, with an original score by Yoko Ono, which was produced at New York’s Theatre for the New City.  The play was listed in the Top 20 Shows of the Year by Village Voice writer Randy Gener.  

Destro’s one-act SUBWAY STOPS was a contest-winner and received production at the RSVP Playwriting Contest for Brooklyn Playwrights.  His plays have been produced throughout the US, in London and in China, where he created an English-speaking television show that received the Chinese Emmy Award. Destro studied playwriting with Pulitzer Prize-winner Tad Mosel, the Living Theatre’s Jack Gelber, and the University of Iowa’s Robert Hedley.