I Like it Like That 2016

Run Time:
2 hours with 1 intermission
Opened: October 22, 2016
Closing: November 16, 2016

I Like it Like That - 2016 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre
304 West 47th Street New York, NY 10036

I Like It Like That is the story of the Rodríguez family living in New York City's East Harlem in the early 1970s, when music was the proudest expression of "El Barrio". The production takes the audience on a historical musical journey amidst neighborhood volatility and social activism. Its residents deal with the ever-present pull between Escape and Social Conscience.

From the Producers of ¿Quién Máto a Héctor Lavoe?, Celia, and La Barbería comes the World Premiere of a brand new musical, I Like It Like That - A Musical for the 2016-2017 season at The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre (304 W. 47 Street), previews begin September 7, and will celebrate its opening on September 22, 2016. The musical is written by David Maldonado & Waddys Jáquez and directed by Waddys Jáquez.

The musical stars multi-GRAMMY award nominated Latin music superstar, Tito Nieves as Roberto Rodríguez, the patriarch of the Rodríguez family, who navigate through the challenges they face living in the heart of a volatile environment. Instilled in them is the importance of family and the desire to succeed.

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What productions of I Like it Like That have there been?
I Like it Like That has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2016.