#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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SUMMER HITS!

SUMMER HITS!

Two productions will crown our stages this Summer: EL BOLERO WAS MY DOWNFALL at Pregones Theater in The Bronx, and the Broadway district opening of SPAMILTON at Puerto Rican Traveling Theater in Manhattan. Allow me to brag a bit. Two of the things we do extremely well at PregonesPRTT are: adaptations and collaborations. El Bolero…

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RELIEF DRIVE for ARTISTS

RELIEF DRIVE for ARTISTS

“El pueblo unido jamás será vencido” (The People United Will Never Be Defeated) is now a universally known chant for popular solidarity and the struggle for justice. It dates back to dark days in the history of Latin America, and is an extraordinary example of when artists raise their voices to inspire millions of persons to…

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