Thursday, February 21, 2013

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.

Marco Antonio Rodríguez, shown at left, and his play Barceló con hielo, was named the winner of Repertorio Español’s Nuestras Voices (Our Voices) playwriting competition and will receive a full production in New York sometime in 2014.

Éric-Dominique Pérez
, shown at right, was interviewed for NYTheatre regarding his self-penned solo show El Gringuito (directed by A.B. Lugo and directed by Billy Marín Mejía, scheduled to take place as part of the Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF) on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at HERE Arts Center in the SoHo neighborhood in Manhattan. To read the interview, click here.

Liche Ariza
, shown at left, received rave reviews for his role of Cousin Julio in the Stephen Adly Guirgis play The Motherf***er With The Hat (directed by Serge Seiden), that is currently performing in Studio Theatre in Washington, D.C. To get more information on the production, or to buy tickets, click here. To read the reviews, click on the numbers in between the following set of parentheses (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

Ziad Tayeh is shooting the film Wallets (written and directed by Cyril Mahe) and just wrapped up work on a music video for Napoleon Da Legend and Sean Price.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja) will be performing as a special guest at the record release of the Reyes + DJ O-Zone collection We Are. The event will take place on Friday, March 1, 2013 at Lokal in Chicago, Illinois.

Josean Ortiz
and Amneris Morales will star in La última plena que bailó Luberza. Based on the short story by Manuel Ramos Otero, and adapted and directed by Ortiz, the production was brought back by popular demand and deals with the life of Isabel La Negra, a madam of a brothel in Puerto Rico and will have a February run at the Corralón de San José in Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Claudio Marcel Weisz
will be singing on February 21, 2013 with the Raf Astor Band at Havana Central Long Island, located in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, New York.

Monte Bezell
booked a role on the television series “Person of Interest” (CBS).

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 are not an HOLA member, why not join? If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one?

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