Tuesday, August 26, 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.

Natalia Ivana Escobar, shown at right, booked a role in the play Federico García Lorca vuelve a nacer (based on the works of Federico García Lorca). Produced by United Productions, it will be presented as part of the eARTh Theatre Festival/Lorca Al Desnudo II, scheduled to take place at the Roy Arias Theaters in the theater district of midtown Manhattan in New York this upcoming winter. She received the role after reading a casting notice in the announcements HOLA sends to its members and self-submitting. For more information on the festival, click here

Ángelo Mercado, Jr. will soon be seen in an episode of "The Hunt with John Walsh" (CNN).

Marlene Forté, shown at left, in character, was interviewed by the Ultimate Dallas blog regarding her role as Carmen Ramos in the TNT reboot of the nighttime drama "Dallas", now in its third season. To read the interview, titled "Revenge, Ramos Style", click here.

Repertorio Español is opening its new season with a production of Virgilio Piñera's Aire frío. The production will be directed by 2014 HOLA Award recipient Leyma López and star fellow 2014 HOLA Award recipients Zulema Clares, Pablo Andrade, Annia Bu and Erick González, as well as Ana Margarita Martínez-Casado, Frank Robles, Idalmis García, Sandor Juan and Mario Mattei. The play will premiere in September at Repertorio Español's namesake space located in the Rose Hill area of Manhattan. 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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