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Mon , Sep 25 , 2017 04:51 AM
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Event Name DC GALA Theatre
Tagline Performances
Host GALA Hispanic Theatre
Event Type Theatre
Description

IN THE HEIGHTS        U.S. Premiere in Spanish!

Music & Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda (USA)

Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes

Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Direction & Choreography by Luis Salgado

April 20 – May 21, 2017

With English surtitles

New York’s Washington Heights is a vibrant community on the brink of change, where the biggest struggle can be which traditions you take with you and which you leave behind. With its gripping tale of hopes and dreams, this groundbreaking musical is the next chapter in the multicultural American story.

Luis Salgado is a Puerto Rican performer, director, choreographer, and producer who has appeared on Broadway, film, television, and stages around the world. Currently he is appearing on Broadway in On Your Feet, In the Heights, and has appeared in A Chorus Line, The Mambo Kings, and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, among others. He has directed, choreographed and developed such new shows as Song of Solomon, Zapata the Musical, Shafrika The White Girl, and DC-7: The Roberto Clemente Story, which he also choreographed at GALA in 2013.

TEATRO LUIS POMA (El Salvador)

Regina Cañas in Baby Boom en el Paraíso

By Ana Istarú
Directed by Roberto Salomón

March 25 – 26, 2017 In Spanish only In this touching and hilarious story featuring actress Regina Cañas, a woman explores the emotions and physical changes that she faces during pregnancy and how they affect her relationships and the perceptions of her by others. Regina Cañas is a popular radio personality and stage and television actress. She is co-host of the Salvadoran television show “Grandiosas”; has appeared several times in El Salvador in Baby Boom en el Paraíso before packed houses; starred as the beloved Tía Bubu on a children’s program on television; and appeared on Salvadoran radio on “Láser Mujer.” This project supported by the Salvadoran Cultural Institute.

 

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