Tuesday, September 9, 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.

Diana Pou, shown at right, will play Vanessa in the musical In The Heights (written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes). Directed by Waddys Jáquez and produced by Amaury Sánchez, the musical will run in November at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Sebastian Stimman, Héctor Luis Rivera and 2014 HOLA Awards recipient Kathy Tejada will be acting in the play La reina virgen. Adapted from Francisco Ors's Contradanza and directed by 2014 HOLA Awards recipient George Riverón, the play is produced by TEBA and Teatro del Aire and will run in November at Broadway Blackbox Theater, located in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. The cast also features the talents of Raúl Rivera, Rita Ortiz, Daniel Ojeda Astigarraga, Eddy Jiménez, Juan Manuel Sanábria and Sully Bonnelly.

Greidys Gil and Carla Blasi, shown above, from left to rightbooked roles 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. Also in the cast are Natalia Ivana Escobar and Flor Bromley. They received the roles after reading a casting notice in the announcements HOLA sends to its members and self-submitting. For more information on the festival, click here

Michael Díaz (also known by his nom de comedie Juan Bago) will be performing with the Room 28 sketch comedy troupe for two performances on Friday, October 17, 2014 and Saturday, October 18, 2014 at The Poet's Den Theater, located in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood. For more information, click here or 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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