LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Will Return for Third Performance at the Majestic Theatre
Class is back in session! Due to demand, John Leguizamo's Latin History for Morons returns to the Majestic Theatre (224 E. Houston St.) in San Antonio, TX for a third performance on December 2, 2019 at 7:30PM. Tickets go on sale this Friday, September 20 at 11AM.
Tickets ($39.50 - $110.50) for LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS will be available In Person at the Majestic Theatre Box Office, online at ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 800.982.2787. All tickets subject to applicable service charges and fees.
Latin History for Morons is inspired by the near total absence of Latinos from John Leguizamo's son's American History books. Leguizamo embarks on an outrageously funny, frenzied search to find a Latin hero for his son's school history project. From a mad recap of the Aztec Empire to stories of unknown Latin patriots of the Revolutionary War and beyond, Leguizamo breaks down the 3,000 years between the Mayans and Pitbull into 110 irreverent and uncensored minutes above and beyond his unique style.
Latin History for Morons marks one of theatre's most prolific modern Latino playwrights, John Leguizamo's, sixth one-man venture onto the stage, following success on Broadway with Ghetto Klown (Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk Award), Freak (Drama Desk Award),Sexaholix...A Love Story (Tony nomination) and Off-Broadway with Mambo Mouth (Obie Award) and Spic-O-Rama (Drama Desk Award). Mambo Mouth, Spic-O-Rama, Freak and Ghetto Klown all went on to be filmed for presentation on HBO.
Fresh off the celebrated and financially successful Broadway run of Ghetto Klown, Leguizamo began his acclaimed work on Latin History for Morons. The play had its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre followed by its New York premiere at The Public Theater. Directed by Tony Taccone (Wishful Drinking, Bridge & Tunnel), the Tony-nominated production of Latin History for Morons is written and performed by Leguizamo, featuring scenic design by Rachel Hauck, lighting design by Alexander V. Nichols, and original music and sound design by Bray Poor.
Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy