Friday, October 26, 2012

HOLA Member Bochinche

Bochinche refers to "gossip." In this sense, we use it to mention HOLA members or Friends of HOLA who are getting acting and performance gigs. The names of HOLA members and Friends of HOLA are listed below in boldface.

The Indira Páez play Mujeres de par en par (produced by IShow Productions and Bios Live Entertainment Concepts) transfers to Centro Español (located in Manhattan's West Village) for a November run. The play is directed by Alfonso Rey and stars Mariana Buoninconti, Sandor Juan, Yajaira Paredes, Miriam Pinedo, Rey, Mafer Rodríguez and Riczabeth Sobalvarro. For more information (and to buy tickets), click here.

Pregones Theater will kick off its 2012-2013 season by presenting three of their production in what they call a "Repertory Remix!" The productions will happen between November 1, 2012 and December 2, 2012 at Pregones' eponymous theater space located in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx.

Dancing in My Cockroach Killers is based on the poems and monologues of Magdalena Gómez and is directed by Rosalba Rolón. The cast includes Rosal Colón, Sol Crespo, Shadia Fairuz, Elise Hernández, Jesús E. Martínez and Omar Pérez. Musical direction will be provided by Desmar Guevara with live musicians Anthony Carrillo, Nicky Laboy and Benji Willis. The production is choreographed by Antonio Vargas. For more information, click here.

From left to right, Omar Pérez and Johary Ramos in
the production El apagón/The Blackout. Production
photograph by Erika Rojas.
El apagón/The Blackout is adapted from the story "The Night We Became People Again" by José Luis González. Directed by Jorge B. Merced, the production stars Omar Pérez and Johary Ramos, shown at right (an all-HOLA member cast) with musical direction by Desmar Guevara. For more information, click here.

Baile cangrejero is based on the works of poets Julia de Burgos, Luis Palés Matos, Fortunato Vizcarrondo, Nicolás Guillén, Nicomedes Santa Cruz and Manuel del Cabral. The production is directed by Jorge B. Merced and stars Antonio Vargas and Yaremis Félix with musical direction by Desmar Guevara. For more information, click here.

J.F. Seary
will be performing in the presentation In The Cypher
. Conceived by Sarita Covington and Gamal J. Palmer and directed by Jordan Mahome, it will be produced in November at the WOW Café Theater, located in Manhattan's East Village.

Johanna Carden stars in the webseries "Whatever It Takes", which she also wrote and executive produced. The webseries is written by Chris Carden, directed by José Avilés and stars Ismael Cruz Córdova, Jay Álvarez and Milagros Ysálguez. A teaser for the webseries can be seen by clicking on the video below.

If you are an HOLA member or a Friend of HOLA and want to submit a bochinche item, send us an e-mail. If you are not an HOLA member, why not join? If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one?

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