Monday, February 6, 2017

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.

A.B. Lugo, shown at right, was featured in Publishers Weekly magazine, in an article featuring La Casita Grande, which is publishing Lugo's book of poetry, titled Spanish Coffee: Black, No Sugar. The book is scheduled to be released in May. To read the article, click here.

Edna Lee Figueroa is acting in the Karin Diann Williams short play Arrested. Directed by Storm Garner, the play is one of eight short plays being presented under the name of White Rabbit Sexcapades (presented by White Rabbit Productions), and will be presented in February at The Duplex Cabaret Theatre, located in Manhattan's West Village. For more information, click here and here.

Tommy Rivera-Vegashown at leftis directing and choreographing Stranger Things: The Musical. A parody of the hit, critically-acclaimed and award-winning Netflix series of the same name, it is presented by Random Acts Chicago, written by Bryan Renaud and Emily Schmidt, feature hit songs from the 1980s (the time period of the series) and will run in March and April at the Downstairs Mainstage Theatre of the Greenhouse Theatre Center. For more information, click here or here.

Félix Hiciano is starring in the Jennifer Rizzi play Choices. Directed by Ken Wolf, it is part of three one-acts being presented by the Manhattan Repertory Theater (MRT) under the name Three. The plays will be presented in February at MRT, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here.

Manuel A. Morán, shown at right, was featured in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (edited by Héctor Luis Rivera), where his role of producer of the Micro Theater for Young Audiences festival was highlighted. (The festival will feature Angie Regina in the solo show Pedro Animal Falls in Love/Pedro Animal se enamora, written and directed by Morán.) The festival will take place on Saturday afternoon, February 25, 2017 at Teatro SEA's namesake theater in The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA) in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, 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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