APPLICATIONS CLOSED. The Raúl Juliá Training Unit & Beyond Workshop Series is a 6-week interdisciplinary performing arts training workshop at the pre-professional level, imparted by seasoned theater professionals with Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, film and television credits. April-May workshop culminates in public performances of Shakespeare’s TITUS ANDRONICUS! Acting, dancing, and music curriculum taught by artists of R.Evolución Latina and Pregones/PRTT. Requires both online application and in-person audition. — FREE ENROLLMENT.
January 24-26, 2020 in THE BRONX – New York Premiere and Puerto Rico Earthquake Benefit! A new multidisciplinary theater work by award-winning poet, performance artist, and playwright Paul S. Flores. The show explores true stories of immigrant Cuban artists living in the United States. Developed with and featuring Afro-Cuban jazz luminary Yosvany Terry; choreographer and dancer Ramón Ramos Alayo; and Oakland-based hip-hop artist DJ Leydis. Directed by Rosalba Rolón with videography by Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi. Only 3 performances — GET TICKETS NOW!
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!
Now Playing in MANHATTAN – A NEW YORK TIMES CRITIC’S PICK! First-ever stage adaptation of international hit 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, most certainly out of control! Off-Broadway World Premiere at historic Puerto Rican Traveling Theater on West 47th Street. GET TICKETS NOW.
October 19, 2019 in THE BRONX – Pregones/PRTT, in partnership with We Stay/Nos Quedamos, WNET • Thirteen, and Indie Lens Pop-Up, presents a multi-part afternoon arts and humanities program on the subject of the Bronx fires! Excerpt screening of documentary DECADE OF FIRE by Vivian Vázquez, excerpt reading of forthcoming musical TORCHED! by Rosalba Rolón and Pregones/PRTT Ensemble, conversation with the creatives and Edwin Pagán, and walking tour led by Elena Martínez and Petr Stand. FREE ADMISSION – RSVP now open!
September 20-22, 2019 in THE BRONX – World premiere of a new devised piece from the People’s Theatre Project (PTP). In a dystopian nation where people are forced to assimilate, six immigrants unite in secret to spark a joyful revolution. Performed by the all-women PTP Company Sol Ensemble. Directed by Zafi Dimitropoulou. One-hour performance followed by open dialogue. 我们不只是 | We Are More | ما بیشتر هستیم. Only THREE performances! Seating is limited — Buy early!
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.
Our recent, multi-voiced and multi-media blog series is now archived for you to read, comment, and share in conjunction with the Off-Broadway run of BETSY! —the Appalachian-Puerto Rican Musical— starting April 9 at PRTT! Thanks to our partners at Roadside Theater, the good people at Café Onda, HowlRound, and Imagining America, and the BETSY! Circle…
By ARNALDO J. LÓPEZ – Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater proudly announces its partnership with The Sol Project (Jacob G. Padrón, Artistic Director) in the inauguration of SolFest: A Latinx Theater Festival. The new mini-festival will run June 25-27 at PRTT, our Manhattan theater at 304 West 47th Street. Rosalba Rolón, our Artistic Director and member…
TAKING OUR PLACE: Dan Guerrero Does It On Stage [We asked Rosalba Rolón to share a few personal notes about artist Dan Guerrero’s impressive trajectory and his acclaimed autobiographical performance ¡Gaytino! Enjoy!] “We went to the front of the line and we took our place.” This is one of my favorite lines of Dan Guerrero’s…