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!
April 14, 2019 in THE BRONX – Get On The Train! Bronx Stories. 6 Latinx playwrights, 6 Latinx directors, 18 Latinx actors. 6 urgent short plays created in an intensive burst of creative collaboration! Produced in association with Obie Award winners Harlem9.
April 5-6, 2019 in THE BRONX – Puerto Rican playwright and director Alejandra Ramos presents the first developmental stage reading of her new play, Broken Words: Wrestling with the ins and outs of colonialism, mental illness, and institutionalization, Julia tries to mend episodes from her past while dealing with her relationship with her mother. RESERVE TODAY!
Spring 2019 – Multi-week, intensive, performing arts training workshop at the pre-professional level. Culminates in public performances of Shakespeare’s The Tempest! Acting, dancing, and music curriculum taught by artists of R.Evolución Latina and Pregones/PRTT.
June 26-29, 2019 in THE BRONX – A new devised theater piece directed Luis Salgado, the result of creative collaboration between professional and aspiring artists from Latin America, the Caribbean, and New York City. This riveting and multilingual take on Shakespeare’s classic is rich with the sonority and rhythms of Latinx cultures. Awake to the comedy, drama, betrayal, and magic of THE TEMPEST! Only four performances. BUY NOW!
June 17-19, 2019 in MANHATTAN – SolFest 2019: Three nights of extraordinary Latinx theater, dialogue, and celebration! Featuring new plays by Evelina Fernández (THE MOTHER OF HENRY), Darell Alejandro Holnes (FRANKLIN AVE), Cusi Cram (THE WILD INSIDE), and Pregones/PRTT Ensemble (LA GUARACHA based on story and characters by Luis Rafael Sánchez). All events start 7pm and include social mixer. FREE Admission. RSVP Required. Reserve Now – Seating Is Limited!
June 1, 2019 in THE BRONX – A new solo show by young master of the Puerto Rican bomba folk dance genre Julia Gutiérrez Rivera. Rich with the sensual art of faldeo or skirt flying, footwork and intimate reflections, and poignant commentary on culture, race, gender, and age. A featured event of the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2019: retroACTIVO. Only one performance — NOW SOLD OUT!
May 4, 2019 in MANHATTAN – Parenting, mixed heritage, and invisible difference between Puerto Rican flag and come what may! First workshop production of a new comedy by Gabriel Hernández. Music by Gabriel Hernández & Gabo Lugo. Directed by Jorge B. Merced. Only two performances: 3pm and 7:30pm. BUY NOW!