QUEEN LATINA AND HER POWER POSSE: THE REBOOT! to Hit Cherry Lane This Fall
LAByrinth Theater Company Members in conjunction with Cherry Lane Theatre Late Nite are presenting Queen Latina and her Power Posse: the Reboot! Kicking off this episodic theatrical series on November 7th, at 9pm at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St, New York, NY 10014). Queen Latina is off to brand new adventures with her love gun...and a little help from her friends.
Analisa Lalaloca is a grad student at Columbia University. While researching Queen Latina for a "Contemporary Feminist Icons" research paper, Analisa grows fascinated by this Latina super hero. Analisa cyber stalks Queen Latina and discovers her true identity: Liza Colonia. After learning of Liza Colonia's final adventure which led to the death of Demi-Goddess Shayzee (also Liza's mentor), Analisa makes contact with Queen Latina. Liza Colonia is now teaching high school full time; no longer writing books or fighting crime. The former super hero is guilt ridden about Shayzee. Liza see's a lot of herself in Analisa so she bestows her with the love gun and inspiration to take on the title of the new Queen Latina.
Queen Latina and her Power Posse was first performed in the mid '90s with the LAByrinth Theater Company at HERE Arts Center featuring cast members such as Liza Colon-Zayas, Elizabeth Canavan, Judy Reyes, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Gary Perez, John Ortiz, and David Zayas.
The Reboot Cast will include Analisa Velez, Rocky Vega, Neil Tyrone Pritchard, Sean Carvajal, Kara Young, Yadira Guevara Prip, Paola Lazaro, Jake Cannavale, Diomargy Nunez, Javana Mundy, Ron Phippen, Erick Bettancourt, Sean Griffin as well as special guest appearances from the original (LAByrinth) Power Posse.