Wednesday, November 16, 2016

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.

Repertorio Español is set to present the stage adaptation of the Julia Álvarez best-selling novel In The Name Of Salomé. Adapted for the stage by Marco Antonio Rodríguez, shown at right, it will be directed by José Zayas. The world premiere of En el nombre de Salomé will take place in February 2017 at Repertorio's namesake theater located in the Rose Hill neighborhood of Manhattan. Casting has not yet been announced. 

Marina Catalán 
is acting in a workshop presentation of Nanas by Leonardo González. It will be directed by Tatiana Pandiani, presented in November as part of the Escena Sur Contemporary Chilean Play Festival hosted by LaMicro Theater at The Bridge Theater at Shetler Studios, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here.

Gloria Zelaya is directing a workshop presentation of Blue Spring. Written by Melany Walker (created by Walker and Zelaya), the workshop will be presented on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Teatro SEA in The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA) as part of the Borimix Puerto Rico Fest. Produced by FELT and MMW Productions in assocation with Teatro SEA, the presentation will feature the talents of Walker, Mónica Palmieri, Cristina Ramos, Fernando Mateo and 2016 HOLA Awards recipient Nikaury Rodríguez. For more information, click here.

2016 HOLA Awards recipient Héctor Luis Rivera is directing Azul Caribe. A trio of short plays from writers from the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Cuba, respectively, they are Azul imposible (by Iván García Guerra), Romance en el bohío (by Myrna Lluch), and Estudio en blanco y negro (by Virgilio Piñera). The cast includes 2016 
HOLA Awards recipient Agar García, Lissette Montolío, and Rivera, and will be presented by TEBA at the En Un Acto Theater and Film Festival, taking place in November at the Broadway Blackbox Theater in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. For more information, 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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