Friday, September 16, 2016

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.

2016 HOLA Awards recipient Pablo García Gámez, shown at right, was featured in the Argentinean blog Alternativa Teatral, where it highlighted his award-winning play Noche tan linda, currently being presented by LugarOtro Estudio Teatral at DelBorde Espacio Teatral, located in the San Telmo neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Capital Federal. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here.

The feature film 11:55 (written by Víctor Almanzar, Ari Issler, and Ben Snyder, and directed by Issler and Snyder) is hitting the film festival circuit. The film which co-stars David Zayas and Erick Betancourt and is produced by Danny Mendoza, is an official selection of the Woodstock Film Festival, taking place in Woodstock, New York. For more information, click here.

Edmi De Jesús and Edna Lee Figueroa, shown left to right, in character, in photo at left, were interviewed for the Southeast Florida daily newspaper El Nuevo Herald, where they talked of their upcoming production of Santa Bárbara es una femme fatale. Written by Camila Monclova and Mariana Monclova and directed by Jorge Dieppa, it will be presented in September at the ArtSpoken Performing Arts Center in Miami, Florida. To read the article, which is in Spanish, click here.

Yvette Quintero and Kathy Tejada are starring in 2 veces De Grandy. Two short plays (
El probador and Traducción libre) by 
2016 HOLA Awards recipient Julie De Grandy, the TEBA production is directed by 2016 HOLA Awards recipient Héctor Luis Rivera and will be presented in September at the Broadway Blackbox Theater in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. In addition, Quintero is producing and starring a workshop of Rob Santana's play The Other Mary, a play she commissioned from Santana. The workshop will be directed by Charles Navarrete and presented on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Theater for the New City (located in Manhattan's East Village).

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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