BlakTinX Series ignites Fall Season at BAAD BlakTinX Series ignites Fall Season at BAAD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance kicks off its fall season with the BlakTinX Performance Series from September 25 to November 23, 2019. This annual multidisciplinary festival inaugurated in 2002 celebrates art and performance by Black, Latinx and artists of color. The festival opens with the prolific choreographer Maria Bauman-Morales (formerly of Urban Bush Women) and features premiere dance works by contemporary choreographers.BAAD! is located in a neo gothic style building at 2474 Westchester Avenue. For tickets and information call 718-918-2110 or visit www.BAADBronx.org. (more...)

Oscar Nominee Renee Taylor Among Award Winners At The United Solo Gala Oscar Nominee Renee Taylor Among Award Winners At The United Solo Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

After a run of ten weeks that presented 130 one-person theatre productions from six continents, the world's largest solo theatre festival concluded its ninth season at Theatre Row on 42nd Street in New York by presenting this year's awards. On behalf of the United Solo Academy, Omar Sangare, the artistic director of the festival, presented the United Solo Special Award to Renee Taylor for her solo show "My Life on a Diet." In her acceptance speech, Ms. Taylor said: "I'm very grateful for receiving an award from Untied Solo - it's a very prestigious honor" and added "I'm very happy to be touring the country with 'My Life on a Diet' - and now I can say I am an award-winning show!" (more...)

The 16th Annual Hispanic Television Summit Lineup is Dominated by Women of Power The 16th Annual Hispanic Television Summit Lineup is Dominated by Women of Power
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

The line-up of speakers, moderators, celebrities and award recipients for the 16 th Annual Hispanic Television Summit is dominated by women of power. They comprise 50% of the diverse line-up of leaders from advertising, brands, producers, networks, cable, satellite, and OTT. The summit is a 'must attend' event for those in the business of TV and video for Hispanics. It is presented by two Future U.S. television industry brands, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News, and scheduled for Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the New York Marriott Marquis. (more...)

FRIDA KAHLO: LONG LIVE LIFE, AN IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE Comes to United Solo Festival FRIDA KAHLO: LONG LIVE LIFE, AN IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE Comes to United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

The tortured and tragic life of Frida Kahlo, famous Mexican painter & feminist icon, comes to life in Susan Rybin's powerful one-woman show. (more...)

Queer Latino Holiday Play 'LOS NUTCRACKERS' Returns to BAAD! Tonight Queer Latino Holiday Play 'LOS NUTCRACKERS' Returns to BAAD! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

BAAD! The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance presents Los Nutcrackers: A Christmas Carajo, written by Charles Rice-Gonz lez and directed by Luis Caballero. (more...)

Queer Latino Holiday Play 'LOS NUTCRACKERS' to Return to BAAD! Queer Latino Holiday Play 'LOS NUTCRACKERS' to Return to BAAD!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

BAAD! The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance presents Los Nutcrackers: A Christmas Carajo, written by Charles Rice-Gonz lez and directed by Luis Caballero. (more...)

LOS NUTCRACKERS: A CHRISTMAS CARAJO A Latino Queer Comedic Christmas Play Returns to BAAD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

BAAD! The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance proudly presents Los Nutcrackers: A Christmas Carajo, written by Charles Rice-Gonzalez and directed by Luis Caballero. This marks the second year that the award-winning director of Off-Broadway hits La Lupe: My Life and My Destiny and DC-7 The Roberto Clemente Story steps in to helm the work. The play interweaves two holiday classics,The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol, and creates a queer, Latino play about a gay couple who go on a psychedelic trip through their lives one Christmas Eve. The play will be presented December 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 16, and 17 at 8pm; Saturday, December 10 at 3pm at BAAD!, 2474 Westchester Avenue in the Westchester Square section of the Bronx. Tickets are $25 with discounts offered for seniors and students.  For reservations call 718-918-2110 or visit www.BAADBronx.org. BAAD! can be reached by the #6 train to Westchester Square. (more...)

LOS NUTCRACKERS: A CHRISTMAS CARAJO A Latino Queer Comedic Christmas Play Returns to BAAD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

BAAD! The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance proudly presents Los Nutcrackers: A Christmas Carajo, written by Charles Rice-Gonzalez and directed by Luis Caballero. This marks the second year that the award-winning director of Off-Broadway hits La Lupe: My Life and My Destiny and DC-7 The Roberto Clemente Story steps in to helm the work. The play interweaves two holiday classics,The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol, and creates a queer, Latino play about a gay couple who go on a psychedelic trip through their lives one Christmas Eve. The play will be presented December 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 16, and 17 at 8pm; Saturday, December 10 at 3pm at BAAD!, 2474 Westchester Avenue in the Westchester Square section of the Bronx. Tickets are $25 with discounts offered for seniors and students.  For reservations call 718-918-2110 or visit www.BAADBronx.org. BAAD! can be reached by the #6 train to Westchester Square. (more...)

BAADAss Women Festival Kicks Off 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

?BAAD! - The Bronx Academy of Arts & Dance forges forward with the 16th annual BAAD!ASS WOMEN FESTIVAL, celebrating the empowerment of women through art, culture and performance.  The festival includes several evenings of dance, theatre, poetry, music and performance. The festival takes place at BAAD!, 2474 Westchester Avenue in the Westchester Square section of the Bronx. Ticket prices vary from free to $20.  Participants can take advantage of the Five for $5 special (you and four "girlfriends" make a group of five and pay only $5 each with a prior reservation.)  BAAD! offers discounts to BAADGE cardholders, BCA cardholders and NALAC members, and free admission to residents of 10474 and 10461 zip codes. Ticket offers cannot be combined. (more...)

Bronx Latino Gay Holiday Play Opens Tonight at BAAD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

?BAAD! The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance proudly presents Los Nutcrackers: A Christmas Carajo, written by Charles Rice-Gonzalez and directed by Luis Caballero. This marks the first year that the award-winning director of Off-Broadway hits La Lupe: My life and My Destiny and DC-7 The Roberto Clemente Story steps in to helm the work. The play interweaves two holiday classics, The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol, and creates a queer, Latino play about a gay couple who go on a psychedelic trip through their lives one Christmas Eve.  The play will be presented December 4, 5, 11, 12, 16, 18 and 19 at 8pm and  Saturday, December 12 at 3pm at BAAD!, 2474 Westchester Avenue in the Westchester Square section of the Bronx. Tickets are $25 with discounts offered for seniors, groups and Bronx residents and members of BAAD!, BCA and NALAC.  For reservations, information and to purchase tickets visit www.BAADBronx.org or call 718-918-2110. BAAD! can be reached by the #6 train to Westchester Square. (more...)

Bronx Latino Gay Holiday Play Opens 12/4 at BAAD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

?BAAD! The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance proudly presents Los Nutcrackers: A Christmas Carajo, written by Charles Rice-Gonzalez and directed by Luis Caballero. This marks the first year that the award-winning director of Off-Broadway hits La Lupe: My life and My Destiny and DC-7 The Roberto Clemente Story steps in to helm the work. The play interweaves two holiday classics, The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol, and creates a queer, Latino play about a gay couple who go on a psychedelic trip through their lives one Christmas Eve.  The play will be presented December 4, 5, 11, 12, 16, 18 and 19 at 8pm and  Saturday, December 12 at 3pm at BAAD!, 2474 Westchester Avenue in the Westchester Square section of the Bronx. Tickets are $25 with discounts offered for seniors, groups and Bronx residents and members of BAAD!, BCA and NALAC.  For reservations, information and to purchase tickets visit www.BAADBronx.org or call 718-918-2110. BAAD! can be reached by the #6 train to Westchester Square. (more...)

Telemundo to Present Drama Series Inspired By Life of Celia Cruz; Watch First Look!
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

TELEMUNDO presents 'Celia,' a drama series inspired by the life of Úrsula Hilaria Celia Caridad Cruz Alfonso, better known as Celia Cruz, one of the most iconic musical figures of our times. (more...)

NightBlue Performing Arts Company Opens CLEMENTE: THE LEGEND OF 21 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

NightBlue Performing Arts Company, in partnership with ArtoCarpus, proudly presents the Chicago Premiere of 'Clemente: The Legend of 21' opening tonight, August 22 at Stage773, 1225 W. Belmont. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 16th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 16, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Seussical' splashes, 'The Beverly Hillbillies,' 'Clemente' and 'Hansel & Gretel' bow, 'Hank Williams' returns, 'Charlie Brown' takes a hike, plus 'Reefer Madness' at Mayne, Bill Larkin at Davenport's and showtunes at Ravinia. Plus:'Titanic' arrives as 'The Last Ship' sails! (more...)

NightBlue Performing Arts Company to Present CLEMENTE: THE LEGEND OF 21, Opening 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

NightBlue Performing Arts Company, in partnership with ArtoCarpus, proudly presents the Chicago Premiere of 'Clemente: The Legend of 21' opening Friday, August 22 at Stage773, 1225 W. Belmont. This musical, written and directed by the renowned Luis Caballero, tells the tale of struggle and triumph for one of baseball's greatest players, Roberto Clemente. Beginning on the day of his death, this musical chronicles Clemente's life from enduring poverty and racism to becoming an inspiration for generations to come. 'Clemente: The Legend of 21' runs Aug. 22 through Sept. 14. Press night is Thursday, Aug 21 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35. For tickets visit www.Stage773.com or call the box office at 773-327-5252. For additional information visit www.NightBlueTheater.com. (more...)

DC-7: THE ROBERTO CLEMENTE STORY Opens at Gala Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

Only six days remain until the opening for DC-7: The Roberto Clemente Story in Washington DC. Whether you're a baseball fanatic or not, you won't want to miss it. Opening night is tonight, April 18. (more...)

DC-7: THE ROBERTO CLEMENTE STORY to Open at Gala Theatre, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Only six days remain until the opening for DC-7: The Roberto Clemente Story in Washington DC. Whether you're a baseball fanatic or not, you won't want to miss it. Opening night is Thursday, April 18. (more...)

DC-7 set for Off-Broadway limited season
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 9, 2012

The show about the life and legacy of baseball legend and humanitarian Roberto Clemente (first Hispanic inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame) will play at its new home, the Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre (304 W. 47th Street), through April 8th. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM, Sundays at 3PM. (more...)

Luis Salgado choreographs New Musical about Baseball Legend Roberto Clemente
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Nov 1, 2011

Broadway performer Luis Salgado is experiencing one of the most active times in his professional career. After returning from a very successful run of Candela Fuerza y Pasion in Peru, he is now finishing up choreography/musical staging for the new musical about baseball legend Roberto Clemente, DC-7 The Roberto Clemente Story. (more...)

Luis Salgado will choreograph Roberto Clemente Story
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 22, 2011

Luis Salgado will come back to NYC to choreograph DC-7, The Roberto Clemente Story after directing the new musical CANDELA 'Fuerza y Pasión' in Lima (Peru). (more...)

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