Monday, March 2, 2009

HOLA Member Bochinche

* Bochinche refers to "gossip." In this sense, we use it to mention HOLA members who are getting acting gigs.

--Adriana Gaviria will soon be seen in the West Coast premiere of Octavio Solis' play Lydia. Directed by Jasson Minadakis, the production will take place at the Marin Theatre Company in Mill Valley, California.

--Gilbert Cruz will be appearing in the annual benefit and performance of 7th Inning Stretch, a series of ten-minute plays about baseball. The performance will take place at the DeBaun Performing Arts Center in Hoboken, New Jersey.

--Miriam Cruz, Ernesto De Villa Bejjani, Bárbara Jiménez, Rosie Berrido and Angélica Ayala can be seen in Marcelo Rodríguez's play Cartas a una madre. Directed by José Zayas, the play won the 2005 MetLife Nuestras Voces New Plays Competition and was produced by Repertorio Español in their eponymous theater.

--Also at Repertorio Español is the stage version of the Isabel Allende novel La casa de los espíritus. Adapted by Caridad Svich and also directed by José Zayas, the play, which received rave reviews from The New York Times, features Denise Quiñones, Nelson Landrieu, Beatriz Córdoba, Selenis Leyva, Ernesto DeVilla Bejjani, Rosie Berrido, Gabriel Gutiérrez, Eric Robles, Kika Child, Ana Verónica Muñoz and Laura Gómez in the cast.

Enmanuel García is producing and directing a Spanish language adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. Slated for an April run at the Red Carpet Theater in the Taíno Towers in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood, the play features Basílica Bliachas, Arturo del Puerto, Peter A. Dubó, Magnolia Núñez, Julio Ortega, Héctor Luis Rivera, Inma Heredia, Ricardo J. Salazar and Silvia Tovar in the cast.

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