Monday, April 28, 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.

Lorraine Rodríguez-Reyes, shown at right, was crowned "The ONE" as her self-penned solo show Mami Confessions (directed by Susan G. Reid) was declared the winner of the solo show festival known as The ONE Festival. The festival, produced by Caicedo Productions and TTO Entertainment took place in April 2014 at the 4th Street Theater in Manhattan's East Village. The winner was declared by audience vote and she will receive a full production of her solo show sometime later in the year as part of her prize. 

Teatro Experimental Blue Amigos (TEBA) is presenting an English-language production of the Spanish play Suicide is Prohibited in Springtime. Written by Alejandro Casona and directed by Héctor Luis Rivera, it will have a June run in the Broadway Blackbox Theater in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood and star A.B. Lugo, Alexandra Manzano, María Richardson, Jennifer Quinn, Dennis Maragliano, Rivera and Ángel Alcántara.

Alejandro Santoni will be acting in the 2014 Industry Showcase from The Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University. The showcase will take place on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at The Actors Studio, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here.

Rhina Valentín will be mistress of ceremonies at the second annual Bronx Day in Albany event, which highlights the best of the New York State county of the Bronx (the northernmost county of New York City, and the only one of the city's counties not on an island or part of one). The event which takes place on Monday, April 28, 2014 at The Hart Lounge at The Egg building at Empire State Plaza in the capital of New York State is presented by New York State Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, New York State Senator Jeffrey Klein and Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr., and feature performances by The Bronx Wanderers and Just Nuts. For more information, click here.

Due to popular demand, Teatro Vanguardia USA is presenting Repercusiones en torno a un asesinato, con final orgiástico for a return engagement. Written by Enrique Buenaventura, it is adapted and directed by Iván L. Argudoand will have a May run at the Royale Theater in the Producers Club Theaters complex, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. The play stars Claudio Weisz, Jessica Florí, Ana Montero, Raúl Rivera, Fior Marte, William Pérez, Olga Camil, Carlos Solís and Ivonne Martínez in the cast.

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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