Tuesday, March 29, 2016

HOLA Member Bochinche

Bochinche refers to "gossip". In this sense, we use it to highlight 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.

Marcos Sotomayor, shown at right, will be guest-starring in the upcoming show from sketch comedy troupe Room 28. Titled Do The Right Spring, it will have three performances in April at the June Havoc Theatre in the fashion district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here.

The Asociación de Cronistas de Espectáculos de Nueva York (ACE) announced the winners for the 48th annual Latin ACE Awards. Among the nominees in the various theater categories were a plethora of HOLA members. They are Martha Alzate,
 Iván L. ArgudoEdward AzcorraRicardo Barber, Luis Carlos de La LombanaCaridad del ValleÁngel Gil OrriosGerardo GudiñoAlicia Kaplan, Soledad LópezAna Margarita Martínez-CasadoManuel A. Morán (also see below), Héctor Luis RiveraJeannie Sol
, and Maite Uzal. The awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the Mexican Festival restaurant, located in Manhattan's Upper West Side. For more information, click here (note that the website is in Spanish).

Teatro SEA and producer Manuel A. Morán 
(also see aboveis presenting its production of Mi superhéroe, Roberto ClementeWritten by Morán and Alejandro Zuleta (with translations by Richard Marino, Kristián Otero Morán and Antonio Valle), and directed by Morán, this musical is currently running at its namesake theater in the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Theater (home to HOLA), located in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Marlene Forté acted in a national GEICO commercial which can be seen below (she is the one sitting next to the, um, alligator).

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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