Abrazo Interno Gallery
Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center
107 Suffolk Street, Second Floor
(between Rivington and Delancey streets), NYC
AN OFFICIAL EVENT OF THE
2011 NYC LATIN MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK
(OCTOBER 3-9, 2011).
FREE ADMISSION, BUT RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED
ALL READINGS AT 7:30pm
FOR MORE INFO OR TO RSVP, CALL (212) 253-1015
SCHEDULE OF STAGED PLAY READINGS
(Photos of HOLA member-playwrights shown at right.)
Mentiras Bellas (Beautiful Lies)
Written by Mel Nieves
Directed by Paula Pizzi
In a community in the South Bronx, a family struggles to reconcile with their only son, a former gang member trying to go straight. A mother in prison prays that her damaged lifestyle hasn't ruined her daughter's chance for a healthy life and a young man fights to keep his balance between two worlds, trying to find in which one he truly belongs.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Written by Tere Martínez
Directed by José A. Esquea
A vacation getaway on Puerto Rico’s Culebra Island becomes a catalyst for two women as they learn more about themselves… and each other.
Thursday, October 6, 2011
The Money Honey, or Yolandanomics
Written and directed by Anthony Ruiz
Three losers feel their luck is about to change when one wins a radio contest. However, when the contest rules complicate matters, in comes Cuban dominatrix Yolanda to the rescue.
Friday, October 7, 2011
Field of Blood
Written by A.B. Lugo
Directed by Arian Blanco
A young mother’s journey to reclaim her stillborn child’s body leads to an odyssey of bureaucracy and red tape. But a mother's love will not be denied.
Saturday, October 8, 2011
The Last of Bernarda
Written by Oscar A. Colón
Directed by Sturgis Warner
What happened to the Alba family after the events of The House of Bernarda Alba? Find out what came after the silence.
[PHOTO CREDITS: Photos of Gallego and Nieves provided by playwright. Photos of Martínez, Ruiz, Lugo and Colón taken by Anthony Ruiz/ARuizPhotography.com.]
Curated by Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA),
María F. Nieto and Luis Carle
Photography by Luis Carle
Concept and Styling by María F. Nieto
Makeup by Ura Yoana Sánchez and Ashton Pina
Opening Reception: Monday, October 3, 2011 at 6pm