Friday, February 18, 2011

HOLA Member Bochinche

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

Bring It On: The Musical, the Center Theater Group production based on the 200 film of the same name, is wrapping up its run at the Alliance Theater in Atlanta, Georgia and will kick off its national tour in November 2011 at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles, California. Directed and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler, the musical features a book by Jeff Whitty and music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tom Kitt and Amanda Green.

The Culture Project has announced that Daphne Rubin-Vega will be presenting her piece FUQs: Frequently Unanswered Questions as part of the 2011 Women Center Stage Festival. The piece, a rock and roll-infused odyssey, is written by Rubin-Vega with Winter Miller and will directed by John Gould Rubin. The festival will take place in March and April at The Living Theater, located in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Bill Santiago's new comedy CD, I Could Care Less, recorded live at ACME Comedy Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is now available! For more information or to buy it, click here.

Sarah Elizondo is set to open in the Playing With M.E.D.'s production of Compasses Pointing Past the Past and Present. A series of one-act plays written by Matthew Ethan Davis and directed by Javier Pérez-Karam, Leonard Zelig, Shannon Lower, Keri Seymour, Adyana de la Torre, Bran Nieboer, Ángela Rodríguez and Davis himself, the show is scheduled for a March run in the Richmond Shepard Theatre in the Turtle Bay area of Manhattan. For more information, go to their website.

If you are an HOLA member and want to submit a bochinche item, send us an e-mail at If you are not an HOLA member, why not join?

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