The Green Room 42 Presents DO YOU DREAM IN SPANISH?
The Green Room 42 presents Roberto Araujo in DO YOU DREAM IN SPANISH? by Roberto Araujo with additional material by Michael Perrie Jr., March 15, 2019 at 9:30pm at The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue in New York City
THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - will present Award-winning performer and photographer Roberto Araujo making his Green Room 42 debut in Do You Dream In Spanish? The performance, which won Araujo the Outstanding Featured Performer Award at 2017's Fresh Fruit Festival following the work's world premiere, takes audiences through Araujo's incredible life, from growing up in Mexico City to immigrating to New York on his own and forging a multi-disciplined and international career in the arts against seemingly insurmountable odds.
This multi-media experience uses Araujo's award-winning photography-which explores and celebrates the male physique-paired with classic songs by Frank Loesser, Steven Lutvak, and George Gershwin and original music by Araujo and Michael Perrie, Jr. to tell a dynamic and timely story filled with heart and humor, all while exploring ideas of identity, immigration, love, family, racism, acceptance, and belonging.
"Roberto is a wonderful singer-and so much more. He's full of heart and real feeling, and that's on top of his musicality. That he sings some of my songs-well, that's a real compliment. It's always a treat watching him perform!" - Steven Lutvak, Tony Award Winning composer of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
The show is under the direction of Gabriela García (Chicago, Broadway), and musical direction by Logan Culwell-Block (Logan Culwell-Block (The Civil War Off-Broadway, The Wiz at the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, New York).
The show will feature special guests Nathan Cockroft and Michael Perrie Jr.
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Roberto started his career in his hometown of Mexico City working on shows such as Rent, Guys & Dolls, Cats and touring extensively with the Disney Special Events Group in Latin America. His voice was featured as the singing voice of Joseph in the Dreamworks' animated feature Joseph: King of Dreams.
Since relocating to New York City in 2000, Roberto has worked on the development of several new musicals, including Street Lights at the New York Musical Theatre Festival, Go West directed by Jamie King, and Rachel. In addition to musicals, he received critical acclaim in the play Jackson Heights 3am. Roberto has also appeared in concert alongside Broadway stars including Tom Wopat, Carol Woods and Bianca Marroquin.
His regional theatre credits include Juan in Altar Boyz at The Palace Theatre; Ritchie Valens in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story at Sierra Repertory Theatre; Padamadan/Nikos in Legally Blonde at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse; Thalia/Young Danny in Xanadu, The Musical at ZACH Theatre. His performance in Xanadu, The Musical earned him a B. Payne Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a Musical. He returned to ZACH Theatre in Evita and the international smash hit Les Miserables as Thenardier. Most recently he played Pepe in West Side Story at Theatre By The Sea and North Shore Music Theatre, under the direction of Bob Richard and Diane Laurenson.
Roberto was most recently seen in Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights under the direction of Luis Salgado at Axelrod Theatre in New Jersey and at GALA Theatre in the Spanish language US Premiere of the show.
Roberto is also an accomplished photographer. His work has been featured in Playbill, ANIMIZE Magazine, and Beautiful Magazine. His work has commanded two solo exhibits in NYC and included as part of The Body Collection for The Exposure Award Exhibit at The Louvre.
The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest urban entertainment cabaret club, that since its opening on Valentine's day has featured Broadway names like Alice Ripley, Telly Leung, Josh Groban, Eva Noblezada, Lillias White, James Snyder, The Skivvies (Lauren Molina & Nick Cearley), Matt Doyle, Constantine Maroulis, and many more. Located on the fourth floor of YOTEL NYC, The Green Room 42 boasts a funky new vibe, and no food or beverage minimum-- opening up the cabaret industry to an affordable, relaxed atmosphere, perfect for theatre people and theatre fans alike.