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North American Tour Of LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS With John Leguizamo Launches at Apoll Photo North American Tour Of LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS With John Leguizamo Launches at Apollo Theater Tomorrow Night
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2019

Following its Tony-nominated hit Broadway run at Studio 54 seen by tens of thousands, Tony Award winner John Leguizamo's one-man play LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS will launch its North American tour at the world famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York on June 20-21, 2019. The critically acclaimed production will continue to more than a dozen cities across North America including stops in Dallas, Durham, Hartford, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New Brunswick, Philadelphia, San Antonio and Washington, DC among others. A limited number of tickets for the Apollo engagement are still available. For more information, visit apollotheatre.org.

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of KISS MY AZTEC! at Berkeley Rep? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of KISS MY AZTEC! at Berkeley Rep?
by Alan Henry - Jun 18, 2019

The world premiere of Kiss My Aztec! is currently running through July 14 at Berkeley Rep.

BWW Review: KISS MY AZTEC! at Berkeley Repertory Theatre is  a Hilarious, Socially Hi Photo BWW Review: KISS MY AZTEC! at Berkeley Repertory Theatre is a Hilarious, Socially Hip Historical Romp Through the Aztec Empire
by Steve Murray - Jun 18, 2019

BWW Review: KISS MY AZTEC! at Berkeley Repertory Theatre is a Hilarious, Socially Hip Historical Romp Through the Aztec Empire

VIDEO: Get A First Look At John Leguizamo's Musical KISS MY AZTEC at Berkeley Rep Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At John Leguizamo's Musical KISS MY AZTEC at Berkeley Rep
by Alan Henry - Jun 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Kiss My Aztec! Check out the video! John Leguizamo teams up with Artistic Director Tony Taccone for this musical comedy, following their collaboration on the hit one-man show Latin History for Morons, which received its world premiere at Berkeley Rep before heading to Broadway. Leguizamo will serve as co-writer and co-lyricist only for Kiss My Aztec! - 11 other talented actors will perform in this production. Taccone will also direct.

Berkeley Rep Ovation Gala Raises Over $1 Million Photo Berkeley Rep Ovation Gala Raises Over $1 Million
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2019

This past Friday evening, June 7, Bay Area arts supporters gathered at The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco to celebrate Berkeley Repertory Theatre and to honor outgoing Artistic Director Tony Taccone for his 22 years of leadership. The sold-out event, OVATION: A Tribute to Tony Taccone, raised over $1 million in support of the nonprofit's ambitious artistic endeavors and education programs.

John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Adds Second Performance at the Majestic The Photo John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Adds Second Performance at the Majestic Theatre
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 11, 2019

Due to demand, Tony Award-winner John Leguizamo's one-man play Latin History for Morons has added a second performance at the Majestic Theatre (224 E. Houston St.) in San Antonio, TX on July 28, 2019 at 7:30PM. Tickets are on sale now. 

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At John Leguizamo's Musical KISS MY AZTEC at Berkeley R Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At John Leguizamo's Musical KISS MY AZTEC at Berkeley Rep
by Alan Henry - May 31, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Kiss My Aztec! John Leguizamo teams up with Artistic Director Tony Taccone for this musical comedy, following their collaboration on the hit one-man show Latin History for Morons, which received its world premiere at Berkeley Rep before heading to Broadway. Leguizamo will serve as co-writer and co-lyricist only for Kiss My Aztec! - 11 other talented actors will perform in this production. Taccone will also direct.

Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List! Photo Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld.

LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Plays Overture Hall Late June Photo LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Plays Overture Hall Late June
by Alan Henry - May 16, 2019

Madison is about to get a history lesson as 'Latin History For Morons' plays at Overture Hall June 28, 2019.

Stage Directors And Choreographers Society Presents A Seattle Summit And A Conversati Photo Stage Directors And Choreographers Society Presents A Seattle Summit And A Conversation With Director Tony Taccone
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2019

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), the theatrical Union that represents over 4,000 professional stage directors and choreographers will host an all-day summit for its Members and their guests, on Monday, May 6. The day, which begins at 1:00 PM, is designed to facilitate a space for directors and choreographers to engage in conversation with their colleagues around their craft, to raise the profile of Northwest directors and choreographers, and to encourage increased community through SDC. 

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE GOOD BOOK at Berkeley Rep Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE GOOD BOOK at Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents The Good Book. After bringing the successful production of An Iliad to theatres around the country including Berkeley Rep, Tony Award-winner Denis O'Hare and Obie Award-winner and Associate Director Lisa Peterson are teaming up once again to unearth the all-too-human formation of the most influential book in Western history - the Bible. In addition to collaborating with O'Hare on the script, Petersen will also direct The Good Book.

THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations! Photo THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld.

John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Is Coming To DPAC Photo John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Is Coming To DPAC
by Julie Musbach - Apr 2, 2019

Following its Tony-nominated hit Broadway run seen by tens of thousands, Tony Award-winner John Leguizamo's one-man play LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS will play DPAC on July 9th.

State Theatre New Jersey Presents John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Photo State Theatre New Jersey Presents John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2019

State Theatre New Jersey presents the Tony-nominated hit Broadway show seen by tens of thousands, Tony Award-winner John Leguizamo's one-man play Latin History for Morons on Saturday, June 22 at 8pm. Tickets for Latin History for Morons go on sale on Friday, April 5 at 10am. Tickets range from $29-$119.

John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Is Coming To Madison Photo John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Is Coming To Madison
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 1, 2019

Following its Tony-nominated hit Broadway run seen by thousands, Tony Award winner John Leguizamo's one-man play LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS will play Overture Hall in Madison FRI, JUN 28 at 8 PM. Tickets for the Madison engagement go on sale FRI, APR 5 at 11 AM.  For more information, please visit Overture.org.

John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Heads to the Majestic Theatre Photo John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Heads to the Majestic Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Apr 1, 2019

Following its Tony-nominated hit Broadway run seen by tens of thousands, Tony Award winner John Leguizamo's one-man play LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS will play the Majestic Theatre (224 E. Houston St.) in San Antonio, TX on July 27, 2019 at 8PM. Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 5 at 10AM.

John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Will Embark on North American Tour Photo John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Will Embark on North American Tour
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2019

Following its Tony-nominated hit Broadway run at Studio 54 seen by tens of thousands, The WOW Agency today announced that Tony Award winner John Leguizamo's one-man play LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS will embark on a North American tour launching at the world famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York on June 20, 2019. The critically acclaimed production will continue to more than 15 cities across North America including stops in Atlanta, Dallas, Durham, Hartford, Miami, Minneapolis, Philadelphia and San Antonio among others, and will culminate with a seven-week engagement at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. Pre-sales for the Apollo engagement will begin Tuesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. ET, and will go on-sale to the public on Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m. ET.

Berkeley Rep Announces Full Cast For John Leguizamo's World Premiere Musical KISS MY  Photo Berkeley Rep Announces Full Cast For John Leguizamo's World Premiere Musical KISS MY AZTEC
by Alan Henry - Mar 29, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast for the world premiere of Kiss My Aztec! John Leguizamo teams up with Artistic Director Tony Taccone for this musical comedy, following their collaboration on the hit one-man show Latin History for Morons, which received its world premiere at Berkeley Rep before heading to Broadway. Leguizamo will serve as co-writer and co-lyricist only for Kiss My Aztec! - 11 other talented actors will perform in this production. Taccone will also direct.

Aurora Theatre Company Presents Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Photo Aurora Theatre Company Presents Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2019

Aurora Theatre Company continues its dynamic 27th season with an Aurora classic, Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. Newly announced incoming artistic director Josh Costello (Eureka Day, The Heir Apparent, Detroit) directs this uproarious farce about two young couples in the pursuit of love that upends social conventions with wildly subversive humor.

Michael Tilson Thomas Honored By The Museum Of Performance + Design For Outstanding Photo Michael Tilson Thomas Honored By The Museum Of Performance + Design For Outstanding Leadership In The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2019

The Board of the Museum of Performance + Design takes great pleasure in announcing that Michael Tilson Thomas will be presented with the 2019 San Francisco Arts Medallion for his outstanding leadership in the arts on May 14, 2019, at Saint Joseph's Arts Society in San Francisco. The San Francisco Arts Medallion was created in 2005 by the Museum of Performance + Design (MP+D) to recognize those individuals whose leadership, action, and generosity have benefited the cultural life of the San Francisco Bay Area. Proceeds from the event benefit the preservation and educational programs at MP+D.

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