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THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns With Flaco Navaja, Joel Marsh Garland, Na Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns With Flaco Navaja, Joel Marsh Garland, Natalie Walker & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will return on Tuesday, September 14th, with an all new series of unforgettable performances. Sixteen actors have been paired with writers who have crafted unique pieces especially for them. From 6 PM until 10 PM, new monologues will be published every 15 minutes.  

Two River Theater Announces 10th Annual Crossing Borders Festival Photo Two River Theater Announces 10th Annual Crossing Borders Festival
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 9, 2021

Since 2011, Two River Theater has introduced new voices from across the country to their annual Crossing Borders (Cruzano Fronteras) Festival of new plays by Latinx playwrights. This year’s playwrights explore stories about family history, computer science, teens navigating the “new normal”, and a makeshift family arriving at the cusp of the 22nd century.

VIDEO: Hear the Theme Song for PBS Series ALMA'S WAY, Featuring Lyrics by Lin-Manuel  Photo VIDEO: Hear the Theme Song for PBS Series ALMA'S WAY, Featuring Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda!
by Stage Tube - Aug 10, 2021

ALMA’S WAY, a new animated series from Fred Rogers Productions, will premiere October 4, 2021. Listen to the theme song here.

Hispanicize Unites Medical Experts, Celebrities & Community Leaders to Educate Latinx Photo Hispanicize Unites Medical Experts, Celebrities & Community Leaders to Educate Latinx Community About Covid-19 Vaccines
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2021

The FREE half-day virtual event will take place on Friday, March 12th from 9am - 12pm PST / 12pm – 3pm EST. The multi-platform live virtual event is created and produced by NGL Studios.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night Of Evolution Of A SONERO At Pregones/PRTT Photo Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night Of Evolution Of A SONERO At Pregones/PRTT
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2020

Flaco Navaja's one-man show, Evolution of A Sonero, opened January 9 and runs through the 19th at Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater (Pregones/PRTT). Check out the photos from opening night!

Pregones/PRTT to Present a Limited Run of EVOLUTION OF A SONERO Photo Pregones/PRTT to Present a Limited Run of EVOLUTION OF A SONERO
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2020

On the heels of the company's New York Times Critic's Pick premiere of ¡Guaracha! A Musical, Pregones/PRTT has announced a strictly limited 12-performance encore run of the acclaimed first full-length play by poet, actor, singer, and Latinx favorite Flaco Navaja, directed by Jorge B. Merced. Evolution of a Sonero returns to its home at Puerto Rican Traveling Theater following sold-out and standing ovation engagements at The Public Theater/ Under The Radar in NYC, Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, CA, Ann Arbor Summer Festival in Ann Arbor, MI, and Cara Mía Theatre's inaugural Latinidades Festival in Dallas, TX. Start your New Year 2020 with this fresh and resonant epic about growing up, feeling the music, and going for the win! Just in time for Las Octavitas ! | January 9-19, 2020 at PRTT in Manhattan.

EVOLUTION OF A SONERO Returns To Pregones/Puerto Rico Traveling Theater Photo EVOLUTION OF A SONERO Returns To Pregones/Puerto Rico Traveling Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2020

Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater (Pregones/PRTT), in collaboration with Ben DeJesus proudly presents the return of Flaco Navaja's one-man show, Evolution of A Sonero, January 9-19, 2020. Written and performed by Bronx-native actor, singer, and HBO Def Poetry Jam alum Flaco Navaja, Evolution of a Sonero fuses salsa, hip-hop, spoken-word poetry and beatboxing to weave a slice-of-life narrative in a tour de force performance that takes audiences on a musical journey through the streets of New York and beyond. Directed by Pregones/PRTT's Associate Artistic Director Jorge B. Merced, Evolution of a Sonero is part salsa concert and part love letter to the Bronx.

EVOLUTION OF A SONERO Returns to Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater Photo EVOLUTION OF A SONERO Returns to Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 26, 2019

Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater (Pregones/PRTT), in collaboration with Ben DeJesus presents the return of Flaco Navaja's one-man show, Evolution of A Sonero, January 9-19, 2020. Written and performed by Bronx-native actor, singer, and HBO Def Poetry Jam alum Flaco Navaja, Evolution of a Sonero fuses salsa, hip-hop, spoken-word poetry and beatboxing to weave a slice-of-life narrative in a tour de force performance that takes audiences on a musical journey through the streets of New York and beyond. Directed by Pregones/PRTT's Associate Artistic Director Jorge B. Merced, Evolution of a Sonero is part salsa concert and part love letter to the Bronx.

Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater Announces Standout Events in Bronx-Manhattan  Photo Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater Announces Standout Events in Bronx-Manhattan Theater Season
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2019

Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater announces standout events in its Bronx-Manhattan theater season through March 2020. Music gets top billing in the form of World and New York premieres, encore runs, and audience favorite series.

Two River Announces Lineup of Crossing Borders (Cruzando Fronteras) Festival Photo Two River Announces Lineup of Crossing Borders (Cruzando Fronteras) Festival
by Julie Musbach - Jul 15, 2019

Two River Theater announces the lineup for its 9th annual Crossing Borders (Cruzando Fronteras) festival of plays and music by Latinx theater artists. The summer festival will take place August 1-4 and will include free readings of new plays, live music and conversations with artists.

Cara MĂ­a Theatre Announces Upcoming Season Photo Cara MĂ­a Theatre Announces Upcoming Season
by Julie Musbach - Jul 9, 2019

Cara Mia Theatre's 24th anniversary season will be the most diverse and inclusive season in the company's history, according to Executive Artistic Director David Lozano.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of The Public Theater's  15th Annual UNDER THE R Photo Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of The Public Theater's 15th Annual UNDER THE RADAR Festival
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 4, 2019

The Public Theater officially opened its 15th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Thursday, January 3. BroadwayWorld attended the opening, and you can check out the photos below!

The Public's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Begins Tomorrow, Jan. 3 Photo The Public's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Begins Tomorrow, Jan. 3
by Julie Musbach - Jan 2, 2019

The Public Theater begins performances for the 15th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Thursday, January 3.

Segerstrom Center's Annual OFF CENTER FESTIVAL Returns 1/10 Photo Segerstrom Center's Annual OFF CENTER FESTIVAL Returns 1/10
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 18, 2018

Segerstrom Center's annual Off Center Festival returns January 10 - 26, 2019 for another audacious line-up of three bold and contemporary productions making their Festival debuts. The powerful and evocative performance piece HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True opens the Festival telling the real stories of Nigerian women and their obstacles with an all-female company.

The Public Shares Lineup for UNDER THE RADAR Festival Photo The Public Shares Lineup for UNDER THE RADAR Festival
by Julie Musbach - Oct 30, 2018

The Public Theater announced the full line-up today for the 15th annualUNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 3-13, 2019. This popular and highly-anticipated festival of The Public's winter season will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including Argentina, Australia, France, Lebanon, Nigeria, Norway, Palestine, and the UK. Curated by UTR Festival Director Mark Russell, this year's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL continues to expand to venues throughout New York City in addition to The Public Theater's home at Astor Place. Tickets start at $25 and are on sale now.

Photo Flash: Stars Join Local Youth for REBEL VERSES Festival Photo Photo Flash: Stars Join Local Youth for REBEL VERSES Festival
by Julie Musbach - Aug 17, 2018

Vineyard Theatre and Developing Artists partner again to present Developing Artists' REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival, Thursday through Saturday August 9-18 at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.).

REBEL VERSES Begins Thursday at Vineyard Theatre Photo REBEL VERSES Begins Thursday at Vineyard Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 6, 2018

Vineyard Theatre and Developing Artists will partner again to present Developing Artists' REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival, Thursday through Saturday August 9-18 at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.). Since the festival's inception in 2001, REBEL VERSES has provided young artists, ages 13-19, with the opportunity to collaborate and network with their peers and prominent artists, and to showcase their original work. This two-week event, now in its second season Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre, will feature over one hundred artists and performers from ten young-artist companies hailing from all five boroughs of New York City and beyond.

19th Havana Film Festival In New York April 6-17, 2018 Photo 19th Havana Film Festival In New York April 6-17, 2018
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 29, 2018

19th Havana Film Festival In New York April 6-17, 2018

LOZADA LOWDOWN LIVE Back Tomorrow By Popular Demand Photo LOZADA LOWDOWN LIVE Back Tomorrow By Popular Demand
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2018

Tomorrow!!! Wednesday on January 31, 2018 LOZADA LOWDOWN LIVE! is back by popular Demand at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. 

LOZADA LOWDOWN LIVE Returns to Gotham Comedy Club Photo LOZADA LOWDOWN LIVE Returns to Gotham Comedy Club
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2018

On Wednesday on January 31, 2018 LOZADA LOWDOWN LIVE! is back by popular Demand at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. LOZADA LOWDOWN LIVE! is a talk show/ stand up comedy show starring Angelo Lozada and Tammi Cubilette with music provided by world-renowned DJ, G-Bo the Pro. This show will feature comedians Mike Britt (BET's Comic View, VH1's Best Week Ever & The Bad Boys of Comedy), Ruperto Vanderpool (BET's Comic View, Showtime at the Apollo, The Cookout) & Ronny Chieng (Comedy Central- The Daily Show)

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