Friday, December 21, 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, performance or similarly artistic gigs and/or recognition in the media. The names of HOLA members and Friends of HOLA are listed below in boldface.

J.W. Cortés (a 2012 HOLA Award honoree) was cast as Freddie Hernández in a workshop of Eliza, a musical "re-visioning" of Shaw's Pygmalion. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright and produced by Suzanne De Passe and Madison Jones, the workshop will star Wayne Brady and Krystal Joy Brown and take place in January. For more information, read the Broadway World article, by clicking here.

Abraham Makany will be acting in the Thomas Bradshaw play Job (
directed by Benjamin Kamine), which is extending its run at The Flea Theater in the Tribeca section of Manhattan through the end of January due to popular demand. For more information, click here.

Mahammatt Baba acted in two Brooklyn College student films from directors Edgar Méndez and Ebony Sommerville, respectively.

The new SAG-AFTRA webseries "¡Madre mía!" premiered on Friday, December 21, 2012. Written and directed by Francisco Lupini Basagoiti and produced by Francisco Fuertes, the webseries stars Soledad López and 2012 HOLA Award recipient Alfredo Huereca. For more information on the project, click here, here, here or here. To see the "Preface" episode (also known as Episode 0, or Episode Zero), entitled "La éxtasis de Concha"/"Concha's Ecstasy", click on the video below. (The webseries is in Spanish with English subtitles and with some slight strong language.)

Edwin Pagán
co-produced and was the cinematographer of the webseries "Poker Night". Click on the video below is the final episode ("Last Hand") of the first season (written by Daniel Warren and directed by Michael Valinsky). (There
is some slight strong language.)

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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