Wednesday, October 22, 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.

Emmanuelle Bordas, shown at right, booked an on-camera  commercial for Access Health through an HOLA referral.

Group of the Arts (GOTA) will present RositaAdapted from texts by Federico García Lorca and directed by J. Edgar Mozoub, the production will be part of the eARTh Theater Festival/Lorca Al Desnudo II, scheduled to take place in November at the Roy Arias Studios and Theaters complex, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. The production will star Anny Gómez de BenítezA.B. LugoAlexandra Manzano, Yvette QuinteroHéctor Luis RiveraDilcia De Jesús, Agar García, Raúl Rivera and Pedro Vargas in the cast.

Liza Colón-Zayas, shown at left, is starring in the Stephen Adly Guirgis play Between Riverside and Crazy. Directed by Austin Pendleton, the play was presented in July and August at the Atlantic Theater Company (in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood) to sold out houses. The play has been picked up for a second off-Broadway mounting at the Second Stage Theater in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. The production will run in January and February of 2015. For more information, read this article by Gordon Cox in Variety by clicking here.

Robin De Jesús, shown at right, will be singing with Adam Pascal, Mandy González and Marcus Paul James in an evening of songs and stories titled Seasons of Broadway. The event will be performed in three cities in three different states (Scottsdale, Arizona; Carmel, California; and Lone Tree, Colorado) in November with Jesse Vargas as musical director. For more information, read this article by Andrew Gans in Playbill by clicking here.

Jay Santiago booked a national (U.S.) print campaign for Huggie's and an international (United Kingdom and Asia) ad campaign for HSBC.

Michael Díaz (also known by his nom de comédie Juan Bago) will be interviewed on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 6pm (Eastern time) by Angelo Lozada, Tammi Cubilette and Sonia González-Martínez on the podcast "Lozada Lowdown" (Urban Latino Radio). For more information, click here or here.

Rosie Pérez, shown at left, will return to Broadway with a role in the new Larry David play Fish in the Dark. The Broadway veteran and Academy Award nominee will star opposite David (making his Broadway debut as actor and playwright) in the comedy, which will start previews on February 2, 2015 and is slated to open on March 5, 2014 at Broadway's Cort Theatre. The production will be directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro and will also star Jayne Houdyshell, Jake Cannavale, Jonny Orsini and Jerry Adler. Tickets are now available through Telecharge. For more information, check out this article by Andrew Gans in Playbill by clicking 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 memberwhy not join? If you live outside the New York metropolitan area and want to be an HOLA member, you can do so by clicking here. If you are not a Friend of HOLA, you can find out more information on how to do so by clicking here. If you are not a Friend of HOLAwhy not become one?

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