Thursday, February 27, 2014

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.

Marilyn Mark, shown at right, is currently filming a lead role in the short film Sasquatch (written by Derek D'León and Charles Maye and directed by Alex Kazan) in Los Angeles, California.

El Grupo is presenting Los borrachos. The play by Franklin Domínguez will be directed by Fermín Suárez as part of the IV Festival de Teatro Hispano del Comisionado. The play stars Teresa Yenque, Suárez and George Bass and will take place in March at the Comisionado de Cultura Dominicana en EEUU, located in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. 

Also being presented at the IV Festival de Teatro Hispano del Comisionado will be the Jorge Dávila Vásquez-penned solo show Penélope. Directed by Iván L. Argudo, the play stars Yolanny Rodríguez and will be performed in March at the Comisionado de Cultura Dominicana en EEUU, located in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood.

Juan Carlos Díaz booked a gig working a live entertainment/theater gig in Japan, which commences in April.

John Leguizamo, shown at left, will have his fifth comedy special aired on Home Box Office (HBO). Based on his smash self-penned solo show Ghetto Klown (directed by Fisher Stevens), which performed on Broadway and on tour (including in Colombia). It will premiere in March on HBO. In addition, he can be seen in Jon Favreau's upcoming film Chef and in the Ice Cube-Kevin Hart vehicle Ride Along, currently in theaters. For more information, click on the article in Latin Heat by clicking here

Luis Carlos de La Lombana can be seen starring in the upcoming film Monstruos de la electricidad (written and directed by Alberto Macasoli). The trailer for the Spaniard film can be seen below.

Michael Díaz (also known by his nom de comédie Juan Bago) is starring in the webseries "Studio Heads". Created by Díaz, Jaime Fernández and Anthony Palmini, the webseries follows self-proclaimed "internet sensation" Juan Bago and his associates as they create a production company. The first season of the webseries will air on Remezcla TV. (Lin-Manuel Miranda makes a guest starring appearance in one of the episodes.) For more information, click here or here or click on the teaser video below. (Note: slight adult language.)

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?

1 comment:

Leonardo Argudo said...

Thanks so much, dear A. B., for mention "Penelope" in Bochinche. You're invited to enjoy this Play on March, Sunday 2nd, 6:00 pm, in the Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura.