Saturday, October 27, 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.

J.F. Seary
 booked an Oxford Shakespeare Company (OSC) production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It (directed by Ron Song Destro). The play will have a run in May in Stratford-upon-Avon, England and peformances sometime late in New York City. For more information, click here or here.

Inma Heredia hosted Dancing Empire: Four Hundred Years of Spanish Dance. The Balam Dance Theatre presentation occurred in October at the Leonia Public Library in Leonia, New Jersey. For more information, click here.

Carlos Lobo, shown at left, is currently on tour in Germany in a stage adaptation of The Full Monty. Adapted by Peter Cattaneo (who directed the film version of the same name) from the screenplay by Simon Beaufoy, the play is directed by Gerburg Jahnke. In addition, he dubbed the voice of Javier Bardem in the movie Skyfall (directed by Sam Mendes) for the German translation. For more information, check out the Mirjam Moll article 
in Morganweb, which is in German, by clicking here.

Judy Torres
will be one of the headliners of the Freestyle Free for All on November 10, 2012 at Trump Taj Mahal’s Mark Etess Arena in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She will also headline the sixtieth birthday party for record producer Sal Abbatiello. Presented by Fever Records, the event will take place on November 21, 2012 at Copacabana located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here or here

The feature film Under My Nails opened in theaters all across Puerto Rico this past weekend. Written by Puerto Rican actor-writer Kisha Tikina Burgos and directed by Arí Maniel Cruz, the The film stars Iván Camilo, Burgos, Maité Bonilla, Rosie Berrido, Marilú Acosta, Dolores Pedro, Enrique Juliá, Miranda Purcell and Antonio Pantojas. Camilo, shown at right, was also the subject of a profile in the Puerto Rico newspaper El Nuevo Día. To read the article (which is in Spanish) by María Ivette Vega Calles, click here.

Teatro Las Tablas is presenting Ricardo Prieto's Asunto terminado. Directed by Antonio A. Méndez, the play stars Méndez and Yolanny Rodríguez will be presented in October at the Third Annual Festival Hispano de Teatro at the Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en los Estados Unidos at its space in the Washington Heights area of Manhattan. It will then tour the Dominican Republic in November. For more information, click here
or here.

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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