Thursday, June 9, 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. The names of HOLA members are in boldface.

Lorraine Rodríguez and her husband Marc Reyes are pleased the announce the extra special project they were expecting to release in May: the birth of their first child. Their son, Marcus Joaquín Reyes (shown sleeping at right) came into this world on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 6:44am. He weighed 7.88 lbs. and measured 20 inches long. Mother, father and son are all healthy and doing well.

Marcelino Feliciano recently completed a sold out run of the Richard Greenberg play Take Me Out. The production, directed by Ron Mulligan, was produced by and took place in April and May at the Nutley Little Theatre in Nutley, New Jersey. He is following this up with a role in A.R. Gurney's The Dining Room. Directed by Gary Lynch, the production will take place in June in the New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts (NJSDA) in Bloomfield, New Jersey. Click here for more information.

Abraham Makany is starring in Freaks from the Morgue. A collection of new works by James Comtois, Stephanie Cox-Williams, Mac Rogers, Brian Silliman and Cynthia Skillman, the production is part of EndTimes Productions' Vignettes for the Apocalypse V. Produced by The Blood Brothers and Nosedive Productions and directed by Pete Boisvert, Patrick Shearer and John Hurley, the show will have a June and July run in The Kraine Theater, located in Manhattan's East Village neighborhood. For more information, click here.

A preliminary lineup of participants for The 24 Hour Plays in Los Angeles, to be offered on June 18, 2011 at The Broad Stage (located in Santa Monica, California) has been announced. The program features six original short plays, which have been written, rehearsed and then, performed, all in just 24 hours. Among the artists scheduled to take part in the event are Jennifer Aniston, Leslie Bibb, Saffron Burrows, Zachary Levi, Jack McBrayer, Eva Mendes, Kathy Najimy, Rosie Pérez, Zachary Quinto, Nick Swardson, Raven Symoné and Nia Vardalos.

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