Saturday, March 30, 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.

Abraham Makany, shown at right, is acting in the play Another Life. Written and directed by Karen Malpede and starring George Bartenieff, the production will be presented in March and April at Theater for the New City, located in Manhattan's East Village. For more information, click here.

Raquel Almazán's play La Migra Taco Truck will be presented alongside the eight other award-winning short plays from the Take 10 National MFA Playwrights Festival 2013. For the festival (which is produced by Theater Masters), Almazán, shown at left, was mentored by Theresa Rebeck. The play is directed by Nancy Robillard and stars Paul Cosentino, Alvin Nieves, James Caulfield and Brad Koed and will be presented in April at the Theater Row Studio Theater located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here. To buy tickets for the productions, click here.

Lorraine Rodríguez just finished shooting additional episodes of "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (ABC), hosted by John Quiñones.

Jesús E. Martínez
and Omar Pérez will be performing at the end of March alongside legendary Puerto Rican singer Danny Rivera in a concert version of the musical The Harlem Hellfighters on a Latin Beat. Conceived and directed by Rosalba Rolón and with music by Desmar Guevara, it will be presented as the closing event of the 2013 March is Music festival presented by and at Pregones Theater. For more information, click here.

Andy Pérez can be seen in the Giselle Taveras music video for the song "Mala praxis", where he plays the singer's boyfriend. One can take a look 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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