Monday, March 25, 2013

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.

LAByrinth Theater Company just wrapped up their New York New York Festival (NYNY Fest). A week of staged readings and discussions regarding plays with New York themes and culminating in a 48-hour marathon of staged readings, the theater company presented the works of Israel Horovitz, Stephen Adly Guirgis, John Patrick Shanley, Amiri Baraka, James Baldwin, María Irene Fornes, John Guare, Lorraine Hansberry, Langston Hughes, David Henry Hwang, Jack Kerouac, Sidney Kingsley, Kenneth Lonergan, Arthur Miller, Eugene O’Neill, Clifford Odets, Dawn Powell, Miguel Piñero, Sam Shepard and others. Actors in the festival included Gilbert Cruz, Florencia Lozano, Tony Plana, Liza Colón-Zayas, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Vanessa Aspíllaga, Craig (muMs) Grant, Sarita Choudhury, Kieran Culkin, Tony Danza, Elizabeth Rodríguez, Julia Stiles, Marlo Thomas, Yul Vázquez, and others. For more information, click here.

Lucio Fernández
, shown at right, was the subject of a profile and interview in The Hudson Reporter. He is highlighted as both an artist and as Commissioner of Public Affairs in Union City, New Jersey. To read the article, click here.

Teatro SEA is presenting
Los títeres de Cachiporra/The Billy-Club Puppets. Written by Federico García Lorca and directed by Manuel A. Morán, the play stars Jesús E. Martínez, Morán, Luis Alberto González, Jorge Castilla, Indra Palomo and Sinuhé Padilla and will have an April run in Teatro SEA's eponymous theater located in the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA) in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Susana Pérez
let us know that she booked a voiceover for McDonald's. She is also shooting the short film Tiny Actions (written and directed by Lexie Grace). For more information about Ms. Pérez, click here.

Omar Pérez
is set to act in Cowl Girl. The play, written by Anna Capunay and directed by Ana Jomolca, which is scheduled for an April run at Theater 3, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan.

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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