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Posts Tagged ‘Latino Theater’

Review: Lemon’s County of Kings: The Beautiful Struggle

Icon Written by Cumba on January 12, 2009 – 11:32 pm

Performing a solo act is a very difficult thing to do, an autobiographical one is even more so. Baring your soul and letting the audience experience very obviously painful incidents in your life takes a special talent. To bring something new to the medium is not easy, but Lemon does just that in his one-man [...]

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Playwright Diaz wins ATC’s 2008 Latino Award – Latino Perspectives Magazine – January 2009 – Phoenix, Arizona

Icon Written by Cumba on December 30, 2008 – 9:58 pm

Playwright Diaz wins ATC’s 2008 Latino Award – Latino Perspectives Magazine – January 2009 – Phoenix, Arizona: “Arizona Theatre Company has selected a Puerto Rican playwright with a “hip-hop flair” as the winner of its 2008 National Latino Playwriting Award. Kristoffer Diaz’s winning entry was The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, a work with a [...]

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Lemon’s Where I Am From Poem

Icon Written by Cumba on December 21, 2008 – 1:15 pm

This Tony Award winning poet will be performing his one man show “County of Kings: The Beautiful Struggle” at The Public Theater as part of the Under the Radar Festival. Lemon won a Tony Award for his participation in Russell Simmon’s Def Poetry Jam . He can also be seen in HBO’s version of the [...]

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In The Heights . . . Dreams Come True

Icon Written by Cumba on December 6, 2008 – 3:25 pm

It’s videos like this that warm the heart. A ten year old fan of the Broadway show “In the Heights” got more than he imagined when he wrote Lin-Manuel Miranda, the star and writer of the show asking to meet him backstage. Lin-Manuel orchestrated for the boy to perform the finale of the show in [...]

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Teatro La Tea "Asi Somos" Bi-lingual Playwrights Festival

Icon Written by Cumba on November 26, 2008 – 12:38 pm

You can click on the images for a larger view. The festival runs from December 5th- December 14th. All plays will be performed first in English, then in Spanish. The theater is located at 107 Suffolk St. New York, NY 10002. Tickets can be bought at Smarttix.com I conducted an interview with one of the [...]

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