Thursday, April 15, 2010

HOLA Member Bochinche

Bochinche refers to "gossip." In this sense, we use it to mention HOLA members who are getting acting gigs.

Sarrello's play Waiting For The D was selected to be presented at the 2010 Downtown Urban Theater Festival. With performances scheduled at the Theater for the New City in Manhattan's East Village, the play will be directed by Sarrello and Jorge Castilla and features Jesús E. Martínez, Andrés Chulisi Rodríguez, María Rivera and Sarrello in the cast.

Also in the 2010 Downtown Urban Theater Festival is Confessions of a Homo Thug Porn Star, a solo show written and directed by James Earl Hardy and starring Johnathan Cedano.

Hostos Repertory Company is presenting Siempre se olvida algo (You Always Forget Something). The play written by Virgilo Piñera (and translated by Kate Eaton) and directed by Ángel Morales, the play is scheduled for April performances in Hostos Repertory Theater in the Mott Haven section of the south Bronx. The cast includes Marisol Carrere, Melissa Díaz, Luz-María Lambert, Luciano Patiño and Bárbara Santiago.

Luis Carlos de La Lomban
a can be seen in the Yllana's 666 at the Minetta Lane Theater in Manhattan's West Village.

Chester Poon and Carissa Jocétt Toro headline the Teatro LA TEA/Soñadores production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Winner of four 2009 HOLA Awards, the show was revived for two performances as part of NYC Immigrant Heritage Week. Presented at the Milagro Theater in the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA), the play was directed by José A. Esquea and featured fight direction by Jesús E. Martínez and featured Mahammatt Baba, Howard Collado, Loren Escandón, Mateo Gómez, A.B. Lugo and Ura Yoana Sánchez in the cast.

Caridad De La Luz is a force of nature. Sometimes known as La Bruja, she is an actor-poet-playwright-singer-comedian-hip hop artist-performer-activist. She has most recently appeared in El Museo Del Barrio, Columbia University, the Nuyorican Poets' Café, among other places. To find out where she is performing next, check out this site. To find out general information about her, click here.

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