Wednesday, May 3, 2017

HOLA Member Bochinche

Bochinche refers to “gossip”. In this sense, we use it to mention HOLA members or Friends of HOLA who are getting acting, performance or similarly artistic gigs and/or recognition in the media. The names of HOLA members and Friends of HOLA are listed below in boldface. To see what other HOLA members are doing currently, click here.

Pablo García Gámez and A.B. Lugoshown at left and at right, were featured in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (written and edited by Héctor Luis Rivera), as a result of the former's two-hander La vieja heridabeing directed by the latter, to be presented as part of the FUERZAfest Latino LGBTQ+Festival (presented by the Hispanic Federation). The play, produced by Álex Vásquez Escaño of Teátrica (and featuring assistant direction by Laura Petit), stars Fabián González and Miguel Flores and will take place in May at the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood. For more information on the production, click here. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here.

Judy Torres will sing her freestyle dance music hits on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Chicago Restaurant and Club Gravity in Allentown, Pennsylvania. For more information, click here.

Edna Lee FigueroaEdmi De Jesús, and Gerardo Gudiñoshown clockwise from above left, were featured in Broadway World, as a result of the former two (an all-HOLA member cast) starring in and the last directing the Joselo Arroyo two-hander Máscaras afuera. The play, written by Joselo Arroyo (and adapted for an all-female cast from the original all-male cast by Figueroa) will be presented as part of the FUERZAfest - Latino LGBTQ+ Festival, taking place in May at the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood. To read the article, click here.

Paul Mauriello booked a series regular role on the pilot "Vish Merrick" (directed by Jermaine Smith). He will follow that up with a role in the short film The Famous Land (directed by Norman Outlaw).

If you are an HOLA member or a Friend of HOLA and want to submit a bochinche item, send us an e-mail. If you live in the New York metropolitan area and want to be an HOLA member, why not join? If you live outside the New York metropolitan area and want to be an HOLA member, you can find out more information on how to do so, by clicking here. If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one?

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