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 DJ, The Senator, The Wife, The Son, The Mistress, and The Nosy Neighbor, Doña Chon— poke fun at a social and political situation most messy, most sticky, and most certainly out of control! Off-Broadway World Premiere. SAVE THE DATE
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.
September 9-23 in MANHATTAN – The autobiographical musical of The Queen of Freestyle: Judy Torres. The beloved star shares the secret and sacred truth of her experiences, and of how her own music and the fans who follow her have actually saved her life.
July 28, 2019 in THE BRONX — Pregones/PRTT’s annual summer block party featuring the multicultural artists of Lincoln Center Out of Doors’ LA CASITA. Through poetry, music, and stories, a powerful community of artist-activists give voice to the everyday heroes working to uphold and extend LGBTQ, women’s, civil, immigrant, and human rights. FREE admission, all are welcome!
October 4 in THE BRONX – A fun and rigorous conversation exploring how artists have utilized Bomba & Plena to preserve and promote an important Puerto Rican cultural heritage, and to empower individuals and communities in pursuit of social justice.
November 1-18 in MANHATTAN – Stories of resistance and resilience from brazen feminist and working-class perspectives — brimming with heart and laugh out loud humor! First NYC performances in five years!
November 4 in THE BRONX – Three extraordinary dance companies, one unforgettable afternoon! Bombazo Dance Company, Chief Joseph Chatoyer Garífuna Dance, and Harambee African Dance join forces for a dynamic celebration of dance and tradition from three cultures of the great African diaspora.
December 1 in MANHATTAN – Special concert preview of Pregones/PRTT’s stage adaptation of one of the most treasured works of contemporary Puerto Rican literature. The setting is an epic San Juan afternoon traffic jam, with hit song “La vida es una cosa fenomenal” blaring from every car radio!
December 13-22 in MANHATTAN – First full-length play by Latinx favorite Flaco Navaja pays homage to great musical icons from Janis Joplin to Menudo, from The Doors to Héctor Lavoe, from Jimi Hendrix to Rubén Blades. As much about Navaja’s creative evolution as about what makes our América great!
January 9-13, 2019 at THE PUBLIC THEATER – Encore performances of Flaco Navaja’s first full-length play presented as part of Under the Radar 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!