Saturday, June 30, 2012

THEATER & DANCE / June 29 - July 1 and Beyond

June 29-30: Platanos y Collard Greens (days and times at link below) A sweetly enacted tale of secret lovers, two college students from different cultures, attracted at first sight--until Mom finds out and has a heart attack! Baruch Performing Arts Center, Baruch College, 25th St. (between Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue). For more information and tickets, click here.

June 30 (10 am-12 pm) Public Speaking Workshop with the Actress Mariana Bouninconti. Learn to speak in public, overcome stage fright, master body language, and capture the audience’s attention. In Spanish. $110 donation. At LAIA (Latin American Intercultural Alliance), 94-16 Corona Ave., Elmhurst. For more information, write to or click here.

June 30 (7:30 pm) Sabor Flamenco. An electrifying night of Flamenco Dance and music with a special performance by Sabor Flamenco's Junior Company. $20 (includes wine and tapas). At The Poet's Den Theater and Gallery, 309 East 108th Street. For tickets, click here.

June 30 (8 pm) La vida en los Esclavos UnidosWith outstanding humor, this new production touches on themes such as the financial crisis, health care in the U.S., immigrants’ jobs, and the lifelong trauma left by the interview for a visa at the U.S. Embassy. In Spanish only. Recommended for adult audiences. Tickets start at $33. At Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues). For more information, click here.

Running through July 1 (days and times at link below) Teatro La Tea Presents: Sunshine. Recipe for a comedy: Take a suicidal, down-on-his-luck Jewish writer. Add a sexually ambiguous Latino teenager about to be adopted by a lesbian mother. Introduce them to fledgling and flamboyant downtown theater producer. Let their lives take you on a journey of unique turns and what do you get? $18 ($15 students and seniors). At Clemente Soto Velez Center, 107 Suffolk Street. For more information and tickets, click here.
July 20-23 (see link below for schedule) Muerte SúbitaAndrés won’t come out until his novel is finished; Gloria won’t give up until Andrés fully loves her; Odiseo then arrives on a mission to change all that. Facing their greatest fear may be the only way out. Muerte Súbita (Sudden Death) is a tour de force by Mexico’s leading playwright Sabina Berman. Ticket prices vary. At The Gershwin Hotel, 7 East 27th Street. For tickets, call 1-800-838-3006 or click here.

July 27 and 29 (see link below for schedule) IATI Theater's V Festival PAM 2012 (Performing Arts Marathon 2012). This year the festival features a number of shows, including Decime qué escuchás (Face the Music), a play by Argentine playwright Sol Pereyra and directed by Gerardo Gudiño. At the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (at 25th Street). For the whole program, schedules, and to buy tickets, click here.

SIGN UP NOW: 2012 Summer Dance Intensive for Kids in Flamenco or Ballet. 14 classes from July 9-July 27. $150. At Flamenco Latino Dance Studio, 244 West 54th Street, 4th Floor. To enroll, email For more information, click here

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Mariela en el Desierto By Karen Zacarías (World Premiere in Spanish, July 7)
Probation By Yoshvanni Medina (New York Premiere)

La vida en los Esclavos Unidos By Saulo García

La gringa By Carmen Rivera

En el tiempo de las mariposas By Caridad Svich (based on Julia Álvarez's novel)
Locuras en Wichita By Lina Gallegos

Purchase your tickets online CLICK HERE or call            1-212-225-9999                  

Repertorio Español

138 East 27th Street

New York, NY 10016

Between Lexington and Third Avenues

Phone:             212-225-9999                  

Fax: 212-225-9085            

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