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…

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AFTER…and BEFORE

NOT BROKEN? BREAK IT!

Two people observing the same event may and will probably recount it differently. Multiply that by 10 or 20 people and you’ll probably end up with just as many versions. There is a difference, though, between witnessing, perceiving or researching an event and writing about it, and rewriting history to secure a position of privilege…

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#StandWithOrlando

#StandWithOrlando

WE STAND FOR SOCIETY AND SAFE HAVEN: Regarding Events of 12 June 2016, Latin Night at LGBTQ Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL PREGONES THEATER and PUERTO RICAN TRAVELING THEATER stand with all persons who refuse to allow fear to deter the vibrancy of our cultures and silence the voices of our brethren. We celebrate, support,…

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HAPPY NEW SEASON!

Each year for the past 37 years, the end of our theater season coincides with Pregones Theater’s birthday. Thirty seven years ago (1979) three friends reached across a dining room table and shook hands to seal our agreement. “Are we now a theater company?” we asked, staring at each other. “We are”—I can’t remember who…

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ISLAND LIFE

By Rosalba Rolón. “We’re small, but not the smallest island. Surrounded by water on all four sides of the island. From our tallest mountain we can see other islands far away. All surrounded by water, as islands are.” I was born and raised in Puerto Rico. This is what we hear from the moment we…

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MUSIC TO MY EARS

MUSIC TO MY EARS

By ROSALBA ROLÓN – The BRONX is synonymous with MUSIC. It has been so for decades. And come March, we at Pregones/PRTT are turning up the volume on the musical tradition of The Bronx. Once again MARCH IS MUSIC gathers music ensembles and bands with a broad range of musical offerings. They will share our…

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