Ismael Cruz Córdova, shown at right, has been getting a lot of press coverage thanks, in part to his award-winning performance (including a 2011 HOLA Award) for his role in Marco Antonio Rodríguez's play La luz de un cigarrillo (see below), and for his recurring role on the CBS drama "The Good Wife." Read about him in El Vocero, MSN Latino, WAPA-TV (in Puerto Rico), El Diario/La Prensa and Noticel by clicking on each respective link (press coverage is in Spanish).
Marco Antonio Rodríguez's award winning play La luz de un cigarrillo will be published by NOPE Press. Edited by Rodríguez, Miranda Martínez and Caridad Svich, it will feature playwright notes, detailed production history and the original cast list (Susanna Guzmán, Ismael Cruz Córdova [see above], Arisleyda Lombert and Teresa Yenque) from the 2011 HOLA Award winning production at Teatro LATEA. The book, which will be available soon, has released its front and back cover, which can be seen at left.
Laura Riveros, pictured at right, was the subject of an interview by Alejandro Matamoros for SoyPeriodista.com. One can read the article (in Spanish), titled "Colombia Exports Talent to New York" by clicking here.
Teatro TEBA is presenting Komo Xstaba xskrito [sic]. The play, based on Biblical text was adapted and directed by Héctor Luis Rivera and will have an April run at La Sala Don Iván García Guerra at La Casa Cultural Navarrete en Nueva York in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. The cast features Edison Carrera, Kathy Tejada, Franco Galecio, Enmanuel García, Edward Azcorra, Raúl Rivera, Stella Rivelli, Jorge Pluas and Joaquín García.
E3Outlaws Productions is presenting La consulta. Based on a José Luis Alonso De Santos play, it was adapted and directed by Enmanuel García, and is scheduled for an April run at La Sala Don Iván García Guerra at La Casa Cultural Navarrete en Nueva York in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. The cast features Xiomara Rodríguez and Fior Marte.
Centro Español-La Nacional presented a workshop production of Lorca in New York. Conceived and directed by Mirabelle Ordinaire, it was based on the works of famed Spanish playwright Federico García Lorca and featured live music and dance. With a March and April run, the production was in Spanish and English and featured actors Adriana Sananes and Luis Carlos de La Lombana; dancers Jacqueline Bulnes, Lloyd Knight and Ordinaire; and musicians Satoshi Takeishi (drums), Dan Nadel (guitar) and Patrick Zimmerli (saxophone).
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