Monday, August 18, 2014

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. To see what other HOLA members are doing currently, click here.

Ana Grosse, shown at right, is starring in Saviana Stănescu’s Useless. Directed by José Zayas, the play also stars Andy Phelan and Steven Rishard and is being presented at the IRT Theater in Manhattan’s West Village. For more information, click here or here.
Lisann Valentín and Mauricio Pita are acting in the play I Like To Be Here: Jackson Heights Revisited, or, This Is A Mango. A series of plays written by Camilo Almonacid; Jenny Lyn Bader; J. Stephen Brantley; Ed Cardona, Jr.; Les Hunter; Melisa Tien; and Joy Tomasko, it is directed by Ari Laura Kreith as part of the Theater: Village Festival of New American Plays, presented in September by Theatre 167 at the New Ohio Theatre, located in Manhattan’s West Village. For more information, click here or here

Patrick Michael Valley, shown at left, is acting in the play The Revolving Door. Written and directed by Tony Vozzo, the play also stars Vozzo, Stephanie Garay, Greta Quispe, James Edward Mosher, Jerry Davis Cuda, Patrick Surace, Broni Borikova and Steven Vega. The play is scheduled for an August run at the Crowne Theater/Producers Club in the theatre district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here. Valley will follow this up by reprising his role in the HOLA Award-winning musical Temple of the Souls. Written by Anita Vélez-Mitchell (book and lyrics), Anika Paris and Dean Landon (music and additional lyrics), the musical is directed by Lorca Peress (with musical direction by Bruce Baumer). The musical will run in September at the Johnson Theater/Theater for the New City, located in Manhattan's East Village. For more information, click here.

2014 HOLA Award recipient Marco Antonio Rodríguez and Lina Gallegos are among two of the over 30 participating playwrights for the first annual Dallas One-Minute Play Festival. Curated by Dominic D'Andrea and produced by The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and Kitchen Dog Theater, the plays are directed by Spencer Driggers, Kelsey Head, Tim Johnson, Dylan Key, Nico Martini and Lee Trull. The short plays are scheduled for an August run at The Kitchen Dog Theater at The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC), in Dallas, Texas. 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 live in the New York metropolitan area and want to be an HOLA member, why not join? If you live outside the New York metropolitan area and want to be an HOLA member, you can find out more information on how to do so, by clicking here. If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one?

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