Tuesday, March 25, 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.

Patrick Michael Valley, shown at left holding the smartphone and taking the selfie while kissing his girlfriend in the photo at right, booked a print ad for Verizon.

Ruthy Otero will be performing her self-penned solo show Dancing With My Demons (directed by Kim Ima with additional direction by Loren E. Chadima) at The One Festival, to take place in April at the 4th Street Theater in Manhattan's East Village. For more information, click here or here.

Allison Strong, shown at left, was highlighted in photo flash reports in both Playbill Online and Theatermania for her work acting in the upcoming Robert Sternin and Prudence Fraser play Under My Skin. Directed by Kirsten Sanderson, the comedy will run in April and May at the Little Schubert Theatre on famed West 42nd Street in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information about the production, click here and here. To see the Playbill Online blog, click here. To see the Theatermania blog, click here.

Mario Golden and Andreas Robertz are co-directing the Nancy Ferragallo play Charlotte's Song. The experimental movement-theater piece will featured choreography by Ferragallo and Celeste Hastings and will be presented in April and May Theater for the New City, located in Manhattan's East Village. The cast includes Carol Beauregard, Yvette Quintero and Hastings. For more information, click here, here or here.

Kiki Meléndez's mockumentary Journey of a Female Comic (Trayectoría de una comediante), which she co-wrote (with Lynne McCullough), co-directed (with Erick Crespo), and in which she stars, will be screening in the Los Angeles and San Diego areas of California at several AMC movie theaters starting May 2, 2014. The film features appearances from Nadine VelázquezEsaí Morales, Lupe Ontiveros, María Conchita Alonso, Jacob Vargas, Guy Ecker, Johnny Ray Rodríguez, Susan Rybin, among others. For more information, 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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