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Mar 12

Julio Torres @ Miracle Theatre

Julio Torres @ Miracle Theatre,

Miracle Theatre All Ages
Doors 7PM | Show 8PM

About the event

The PROBLEMISTA Tour: Julio and Friends

A comedy show with Julio Torres and friends from A24’s Problemista, opening in Washington, DC on March 15.

Julio Torres

Julio Torres is an Emmy®-nominated, Peabody-winning and WGA-winning writer and comedian from El Salvador. Torres makes his directorial feature film debut with A24’s Problemista, which premiered at SXSW in March 2023 to high praise. Torres also wrote and stars in the film alongside Tilda Swinton, Isabella Rosselini, and RZA. The film, produced by Emma Stone and Dave McCary are via their Fruit Tree banner, is set for a limited release on March 1.

Upcoming, Torres has Fantasmas in the works written, directed, executive produced and headlined by Torres, which has received a six-episode series order by HBO and is currently in post-production.

Last year, Torres released his first picture book, I Want to Be a Vase from Simon & Schuster. Illustrated by animator and designer Julian Glander and inspired by Torres’ first standup special, My Favorite Shapes, which was released on HBO in 2019; the book takes readers on an essential and visually stunning journey through the lives and intimate dramas of often-overlooked household appliances.

Torres received four Emmy® nominations for his work on Saturday Night Live, on which he has served as a writer from 2016 to 2021. In 2023, he was recognized as an honoree in TIME Magazine‘s TIME100 Next list, under the “artists” category. The annual list, inspired by the publication’s flagship TIME100, recognizes 100 rising individuals from across industries who are shaping the future of their fields and defining the next generation of leadership.

Torres’ additional acting credits include Search Party, The Great North, Shrill, Together Together, and The Other Two.

This show is at Miracle Theatre

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535 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 400-3210