Thursday, April 20, 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.

Marco Antonio Rodríguezshown at right, was featured in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (written and edited by Héctor Luis Riveraalso see below), on account of his starring role opposite Kimber Riddle in the Catherine Filloux play Kidnap Road. Directed by Elena Araoz, the production will be presented in April and May at LaMama Experimental Theater Club, located in Manhattan's East Village. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here.

Manuel A. Morán, shown at leftwas featured in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (written and edited by Héctor Luis Rivera, also see above), where his direction of the Teatro SEA production The 3 Pigettes & The Big Bad Lady Wolf/Las 3 cerditas y la loba feroz was noted. An all-female adaptation of the children's musical Los 3 cerditos by Elsia Luz Cruz Torruellas and Morán, this version is also adapted (with additional lyrics and music) by Morán in a bilingual version by him and Richard Marino, with new music and orchestations by Manuel Calzada (based on the original score) by Marvin Cardona. The production co-stars Indra Palomo and Jeannie Sol and boasts the original choreography of Michael Capecci, is directed by Morán and will run in April at Teatro SEA, located 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.

Mario Golden will be presenting his solo show Father God Mother Death (to be directed by Andreas Robertz and Nancy Ferragallo). It will be presented in May at The Cherry Lane Theatre (located in Manhattan's Greenwich Village) as part of the Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF). For more information, click here.

José Roldán, Jr. will co-star in Juan Ramírez, Jr.'s play Honor Among Thieves. Directed by Ramírez, the play will be presented as part of the Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF) at the Cherry Lane Theater, located in Manhattan's West Village. 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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