Art and activism coalesce in Monique’s return to acting—as Apolinario Mabini

Monique Wilson marries art and activism more than any actor we know. To be honest, it's been a while since we last saw Monique, but it's safe to say that nobody knows the actress more than we do, having directed and acted with her in some of our favorite stage productions. We directed her in, among others, the one-woman play "My Name is Rachel Corrie" and codirected with her New Voice's "updated" staging of "Cabaret," for which she won a best actress award. As actress, she was memorable in theme-driven plays like "Oleanna," "Top Girls" and "Angels in America." But she was just as memorable onscreen as she was onstage. In fact, legendary writer-director-critic Nestor U. Torre...

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