Thursday, November 17, 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 Marcelo Carrascosa, shown at right, is co-starring in Jason Grote's 1001. Directed by Carl Cofield, the play is being presented by Columbia Stages (along with Christopher Chen's The Late Wedding, directed by Mei Ann Teo) in November at Teatro LATEA, located in The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA) in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Modesto Flako Jiménez is set to co-star opposite Olander "Big O" Wilson in Furry!/¡La furia! Written and directed by William Blake (and translated by Jiménez and Mariela Regalado), the Brooklyn Gypsies production (which is performed in Spanglish) is scheduled for a November run at The Bushwick Starr, located in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn. For more information, click here.

Kathy Tejada, shown at left, has been quite busy of late. She has been juggling acting duties in two plays in November. She can be seen in the solo show We Women Do It Better Than Men. Written by Roberto Ramos Perea and directed by Ángel Gil Orrios, the solo show features Ms. Tejada performing it in English and Soledad López performing it in Spanish. The production is a joint effort of Thalía Hispanic Theatre and Teatro Círculo (in association with Teatro SEA) and is being presented as part of the Borimix Puerto Rico Fest (presented by Teatro SEA) at Teatro Círculo's eponymous space located in Manhattan's East Village. For more information, click hereShe will also act in the Cristián Cortez Galecio play Maduritas, macrobióticas, y multiorgásmicas. Directed by Franco Galecio and produced by Teatro Fragal, the production will be presented at The Producers' Club in the theater district of midtown Manhattan.

Johanna Tolentino appeared in a national commercial for the American Beverage Association (ABA), which can be seen below.

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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