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Latino Theater Company Releases Noir Romantic Comedy PREMEDITATION As 6-Episode Podca Photo Latino Theater Company Releases Noir Romantic Comedy PREMEDITATION As 6-Episode Podcast
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

Fifty percent of marriages end in divorce… but how many end in murder? The Latino Theater Company has turned its world premiere production of Premeditation, written by resident playwright Evelina Fernández, into a six-part audio theater podcast. The first two episodes will launch on Friday, Oct. 1, with the remaining four episodes scheduled for release weekly.

IAMA Theatre Company's CANYON is Coming to CTG's Digital Stage in September Photo IAMA Theatre Company's CANYON is Coming to CTG's Digital Stage in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2021

IAMA Theatre Company's production of “Canyon,” originally selected for the 2020 Block Party, will now be presented in association with Latino Theater Company on Center Theatre Group’s Digital Stage. Filmed at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, the multicamera digital production will premiere September 22 and be available on demand until October 20.

1st Stage Announces The Cast Of DUCK HARBOR Web Series Photo 1st Stage Announces The Cast Of DUCK HARBOR Web Series
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2021

On June 1, 1st Stage premiered the immersive new web series, Duck Harbor, and revealed the cast to the world and each other.

BWW Interview: Nancy Ma Vividly Illustrates HOME Is Where Her Heart Is Photo BWW Interview: Nancy Ma Vividly Illustrates HOME Is Where Her Heart Is
by Gil Kaan - May 14, 2021

Morgan-Wixson Theatre presents the perfect show to commemorate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Nancy Ma’s solo piece HOME. Streaming on May 15, 2021; HOME is directed by Geoffrey Rivas. Nancy squeezed some time in to answer a few of my queries before her opening.

Latino Theatre Company Seeks Submissions for Digital ENCUENTRO Latinx Theater Festiva Photo Latino Theatre Company Seeks Submissions for Digital ENCUENTRO Latinx Theater Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021

Following the success of Latino Theater Company’s national “Encuentro” theater festival in 2014 and international “Encuentro de las Americas” in 2017, the company is now accepting submissions for “Re-Encuentro 2021,” set to take place virtually Nov. 12 –Nov. 21. The deadline to submit is May 17, 2021 at 5 p.m. PT.

The American Comedy Of Latina Proportions Is Back With LATINA CHRISTMAS SPECIAL "SPEC Photo The American Comedy Of Latina Proportions Is Back With LATINA CHRISTMAS SPECIAL "SPECIAL"
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2020

Latina Christmas Special, the American comedy of Latina proportions, is back for one night only with Latina Christmas Special 'Special'.

Latino Theater Company to Stream Production Of A MEXICAN TRILOGY, PART 1: FAITH Photo Latino Theater Company to Stream Production Of A MEXICAN TRILOGY, PART 1: FAITH
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2020

The Latino Theater Company presents an archival video showing of Part 1 of Evelina Fernández's acclaimed trilogy. Travel with the Morales family through decades of the Mexican-American experience, beginning with a remote mining town in Arizona during World War II.

BWW Review: Nancy Ma Searches for HOME While Growing Up Sandwiched Between Two Dispar Photo BWW Review: Nancy Ma Searches for HOME While Growing Up Sandwiched Between Two Disparate Cultures
by Shari Barrett - Sep 30, 2020

This very personal, one-woman show speaks to that universal truth in all our lives, with each of us fighting to be who we are and struggling to live an independent life as best we can. But like Nancy, sometimes that only leads to loneliness - and just being alone a?" not able to love yourself enough to really love others. But then there are those joyous moments of personal accomplishment when the world is your oyster and you feel your dreams are coming true. Nancy takes along with her on those journeys as well as down into the wells of disappointment when things dona??t work out as she planned, be it trying to please her parents, boyfriend or just her own need to feel loved exactly the way she is, faults and all.

Latino Theater Company Streams Archival Recording Of HOME Photo Latino Theater Company Streams Archival Recording Of HOME
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2020

Latino Theater Company streams archival recording of 'Home,' written and performed by Nancy Ma. Streaming at thelatc.org for 10 days:  Sept. 22 a?" Oct 1.

Latino Theater Company Streams 'Sneak Peek' Reading of THE LAST ANGRY BROWN HAT Photo Latino Theater Company Streams 'Sneak Peek' Reading of THE LAST ANGRY BROWN HAT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020

Tune in to The Last Angry Brown Hat - A 'sneak-peek' reading by the Latino Theater Company of Alfredo Ramos's play in which four former members of the Brown Berets, a 1960s militant Chicano civil rights organization, reunite after the funeral of a pal.

Latino Theater Company Streams Archival Recording of Fully-Staged Production of LA OL Photo Latino Theater Company Streams Archival Recording of Fully-Staged Production of LA OLLA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020

Tune in to La Olla - an archival video presentation of the Latino Theater Company's 2016 production. A bit player in a shady 1950s L.A. nightclub finds a pot full of cash in this adaptation, by Evelina Fernández, of the Roman comedy, The Pot of Gold by Plautus. I

Latino Theater Company Streams Archival Recording of Fully-Staged Production of SOLIT Photo Latino Theater Company Streams Archival Recording of Fully-Staged Production of SOLITUDE by Evelina Fernández
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2020

Solitude - The Latino Theater Company presents an archival video showing of its 2009 production. Inspired by 'The Labyrinth of Solitude,' Solitude explores love, death, destiny and family through a contemporary lens, accompanied by live music from Semyon Kobialka.

Latino Theater Company Announces Virtual Fall Season Photo Latino Theater Company Announces Virtual Fall Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2020

The Latino Theater Company has announced a Fall 2020 Virtual Season. Over the next five months, the company will stream a combination of archival footage of past, fully-staged hit productions; live streamed, 'sneak-peek' readings of plays set for on-stage production in 2021 (or whenever theater is permitted to resume) and more.

Latino Theater Company Goes Online With LATINO THEATER CO. LIVE Conversation Series Photo Latino Theater Company Goes Online With LATINO THEATER CO. LIVE Conversation Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2020

The Latino Theater Company is going online with Latino Theater Co. LIVE, a series of online conversations hosted by Xavi Moreno.

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE ROOKIE on ABC - Saturday, February 15, 2020 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE ROOKIE on ABC - Saturday, February 15, 2020
by TV Scoop - Jan 28, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE ROOKIE, airing on ABC on Saturday, February 15, 2020!

An American Comedy Of Latina Proportions Comes To NYC Photo An American Comedy Of Latina Proportions Comes To NYC
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 13, 2019

An American Comedy of Latina Proportions. Bursting with laughs, music and escándalo (scandal), Latina Christmas Special makes its NYC debut at the SoHo Playhouse after five years of sold-out performances in Los Angeles. You thought your holidays with the family were dramatic? Try these three hilarious, touching, and surprisingly personal Christmas stories of holidays past brilliantly told by acclaimed Latina comedians Diana Yanez, Maria Russell and Sandra Valls. 

American Comedy Of Latina Proportions Comes To NYC Photo American Comedy Of Latina Proportions Comes To NYC
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 5, 2019

An American Comedy of Latina Proportions. Bursting with laughs, music and escándalo (scandal), Latina Christmas Special makes its NYC debut at the SoHo Playhouse after five years of sold-out performances in Los Angeles. You thought your holidays with the family were dramatic? Try these three hilarious, touching, and surprisingly personal Christmas stories of holidays past brilliantly told by acclaimed Latina comedians Diana Yanez, Maria Russell and Sandra Valls. 

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE ROOKIE on ABC - Sunday, December 1, 2019 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE ROOKIE on ABC - Sunday, December 1, 2019
by TV Scoop - Nov 13, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE ROOKIE, airing on ABC on Sunday, December 1, 2019!

LATINA CHRISTMAS SPECIAL Comes to SoHo Playhouse Photo LATINA CHRISTMAS SPECIAL Comes to SoHo Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2019

An American comedy of Latina proportions! Bursting with laughs, more laughs, music and escándalo (scandal), Latina Christmas Special, written and performed by acclaimed comedians Diana Yanez, Maria Russell and Sandra Valls and directed by Geoffrey Rivas, makes its NYC debut at the SoHo Playhouse for a four-week run beginning Dec. 13.

Justina Machado, Isabella Gomez, Ivonne Coll, and Wanda De Jesus Complete The Company Photo Justina Machado, Isabella Gomez, Ivonne Coll, and Wanda De Jesus Complete The Company Of Hero Theatre's THE FLOATING ISLAND PLAYS
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2019

Hero Theatre announced today that One Day at a Time stars Justina Machado and Isabella Gomez, Jane the Virgin's Ivonne Coll and Imagen Award-winning veteran stage and film actress Wanda De Jesus round out the company of Hero Theatre's The Floating Island Plays.

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