Thursday, August 28, 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.

José Roldán, Jr., shown at right, will be performing his award-winning, self-penned solo show Father Forgive Them For I Have Sinned (directed by Dante Albertie) in September at the world famous Nuyorican Poets' Café in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Flor Bromley booked a role in the play Federico García Lorca vuelve a nacer (based on the works of Federico García Lorca). Produced by United Productions, it will be presented as part of the eARTh Theatre Festival/Lorca Al Desnudo II, scheduled to take place at the Roy Arias Theaters in the theater district of midtown Manhattan in New York this upcoming winter. For more information on the festival, click here.

Roberto Sanábriashown at left, was interviewed and profiled by Univision Nueva York, where he spoke about a World Cup-themed public service announcement (PSA) he booked regarding the dangers of jaywalking after he read the casting notice in HOLA's daily e-mail announcements it sends to its members and self-submitting. To see the profile/interview, which is in Spanish, click here.

Rénoly Santiago nabbed a role in two episodes of the upcoming HBO miniseries "Crime".

Manuel Morán and Jesús E. Martínez star, alongside Mario Mattei and Indra Palomo, in Los títeres de cachiporra/The Billy-Club Puppets. Written by Federico García Lorca and directed by Morán, the Teatro SEA production will open the 2014-2015 season in September at SEA's namesake theater located in the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA), located in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. It will then travel to Montevideo, Uruguay in October where it will be presented at the tenth annual International Puppet Theater of Uruguay. For more information, click here.

Baires Entertainment will present the Gabriel Campana play My Way. Based on the life of the late Argentine media personality Ricardo Fort, it is directed by Rubén Darío Cruz II and stars Tony Rodríguez in the lead role. The play also stars Juan Villarreal, Claudio Weisz, 2014 HOLA Awards recipient Caridad del Valle, Edward Azcorra, Stalin Cando and Colón Holguín in the cast, and will premiere in October at the Roy Arias Theaters, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here.

Athenas Duché acted in the short film El soplo del diablo (The Devil's Breath). Written and directed by Julián Juaquín, it stars Susana PérezMonte Bezell and A.B. Lugo. For more information about the film, click 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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