Monday, April 24, 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.

Edmi De Jesús and Gerardo Gudiño, shown at right, from left to right and also see belowwere mentioned in Broadway World on account of the former starring in Tere Martínez's solo show Mi última noche con Rubén Blades (to be directed by the latter). The production will be presented in April as part of The One Festival at Teatro Círculo in Manhattan's East Village. For more information on the production, click hereTo read the article, click here. They were also featured in El Blog de Pablo with regards to the same production. To read that blog, which is in Spanish, click here.

Pablo García Gámez and Rosie Berridoshown above, left to right, were featured in the El Blog de Pablo as a result of his two-hander Olvidadasbeing presented in May as part of the Callback Series 2017 by and at Teatro Círculo, located in Manhattan's East Village. Directed by Diego Chiri, the play also stars Noëlle Mauri. For more information on the production, click here. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here.

Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, shown, in character, at center in the photo at left, wielding sword, is featured in two articles in Broadway World. She, along with Steven Sapp and William "Ninja" Ruiz, collectively known as the performance group Universes, wrote the new musical UniSon. Inspired by the poetry of August Wilson, the piece was developed and directed by Robert O'Hara and will have its world premiere at the Angus Bowmer Theater at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) in Ashland, Oregon, where it will run from April through October. To read the articles, click here and here.

Edna Lee Figueroa, shown at right, and Edmi De Jesús (also see above), were featured in the El Blog de Pablo as a result of starring in the Joselo Arroyo play Máscaras afuera. The two-hander play was written by Joselo Arroyo, the play (adapted for an all-female cast from the original all-male cast by Figueroa) will be directed by Gerardo Gudiño (also see above) and presented as part of the FUERZAfest - Latino LGBTQ Fest, taking place in May at the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center in Manhattan's El Barrio 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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