Evolution

Evolution of A Sonero

January 9-19, 2020 in MANHATTAN – Encore run of acclaimed first full-length play by Latinx favorite Flaco Navaja and a stellar five-piece Latin band, aka The Razor Blades. Part coming of age story, part love letter to salsa and The Bronx, EVOLUTION OF A SONERO delivers a testament to human resilience in a spirited concert theater tribute. Directed by Jorge B. Merced. Back in NYC for a strictly limited engagement. Buy your tickets early!

¡GUARACHA! — A Musical

From November 15, 2019 in MANHATTAN – Adapted from the novel LA GUARACHA DEL MACHO CAMACHO by Luis Rafael Sánchez. A cast of wild, mostly lovable, and decidedly over the top characters —The Deejay, The Senator, The Socialite Wife, The Son, The Mistress, and Doña Chon, the nosy neighbor— poke fun at a situation most messy, most sticky, and most certainly out of control! Off-Broadway World Premiere at historic Puerto Rican Traveling Theater on West 47th Street. TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

Stage Garden Rumba

Stage Garden Rumba

August 10, 2019 in THE BRONX – Outdoors Location: The Rock Garden / Jardín La Roca. Award-winning FREE live performance and community celebration series! Music, theater, dance, literary arts and activism! Featuring Pregones/PRTT Ensemble with Jorge B. Merced in scenes from “La Guaracha”, Simply Rob, Caridad de La Luz, Jorge Vázquez Bomba Y Plena, Mazarte Dance Company, Mariachi Real de México, Vanessa Mártir, Joey de Jesús, Just A Poet, and more!

Stage Garden Rumba

Stage Garden Rumba

August 24, 2019 in THE BRONX – Outdoors Location: Taqwa Community Farm. Award-winning FREE live performance and community celebration series! Music, theater, dance, literary arts and activism! Featuring Pregones/PRTT Ensemble in scenes from “La Guaracha”, Simply Rob, Caridad de La Luz, Mazarte Dance Company, Mariachi Real de México, Lyrical Faith, Joselia Hughes, Iris Morles, The Prophet, José Angel Figueroa, and more!

Stage Garden Rumba - Outdoor Summer Arts

Stage Garden Rumba

September 7, 2019 in THE BRONX – Outdoors Location: Brook Park. Award-winning FREE live performance and community celebration series! Music, theater, dance, literary arts and activism! Featuring Pregones/PRTT Ensemble in scenes from GUARACHA—The Musical, Simply Rob, Mazarte Dance Company, Mariachi Real de México, Redobles de Cultura, and more! Special “Rumba with H.E.ARTS” Edition culminates in an Afro-Puerto Rican bomba procession to Willis Avenue Playground and fiesta unveiling of new mural by local artist Virginia “Vicky” Ayress!

STAGE GARDEN RUMBA

Stage Garden Rumba

September 28, 2019 in THE BRONX – Special “Indoors & Outdoors” Edition at Pregones Theater & Garden on Walton Avenue! Award-winning FREE live performance and community celebration series! Music, theater, dance, literary arts and activism! Featuring Pregones/PRTT Ensemble in scenes from ¡GUARACHA!, Jorge Vázquez Bomba Y Plena, Mazarte Dance Company, Mariachi Real de México, Caridad “La Bruja” de La Luz, North of Division X, Simply Rob, J.F. Seary, and more! Last chance to view MIRADA EXTENDIDA digital prints by Puerto Rican master Rafael Rivera Rosa, and live announcement of this year’s Round-Trip Air Ticket RAFFLE on Southwest Airlines!

STAGE GARDEN RUMBA

Stage Garden Rumba

September 14, 2019 in THE BRONX – Outdoors Location: Willis Avenue Community Garden. Award-winning FREE live performance and community celebration series! Music, theater, dance, literary arts and activism! Featuring Pregones/PRTT Ensemble in scenes from ¡GUARACHA!, Caridad “La Bruja” de La Luz, Mazarte Dance Company, Simply Rob, Mariachi Real de México, Jorge Vázquez Bomba Y Plena, Helen Dano, Adrian Martinez, Starr Davis, Vir-Amicus DJ Music, and more! Extended summer for the entire family!

SONERO in Dallas

August 15-18, 2019 in DALLAS – Touring engagement of Pregones/PRTT’s production of Flaco Navaja’s first full-length play presented as part of Cara Mía Theatre Co.’s Latinidades Festival. The acclaimed show pays homage to many great musical icons and the wild mix that gives life to a rhyme, a people, and a culture. A must-see! Performances at the Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak Street, in Dallas, Texas.

AFTER…and BEFORE

TIME FLIES!

…and if you don’t believe me, ask a dog! On June 29th Pregones Theater turn 36. That’s a pretty cool age. According to old wisdom, 36 is the age of ‘togetherness, elegance and generosity”. I venture to say that our ensemble practice speaks to togetherness, our collective good looks and poise speak to elegance and…