LATIN HISTORY is for morons & not for dummies

LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Written and performed by John Leguizamo On Broadway at Studio 54 254 West 54 Street (between Broadway & 8th Avenue) New York NY 10019 For tickets, visit Telecharge. By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY |   In the Broadway solo play, LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, the popular film actor John Leguizamo schools audiences… Read More

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Black to the Future

By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY | You can’t call yourself a bonafide Black believer (or a Black supporter) if you’ve never heard of the National Black Theatre. Created by Dr. Barbara Ann Teer and dubbing itself an “Institute for Action Arts,” National Black Theatre has been an essential fixture — not just in the Harlem neighborood of… Read More

How to dare to rewrite a magic realist novel into a brand new play

By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY |  Did you know?  The first staged reading of Pulitzer Prize–winner Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first successful Broadway musical was at the Repertorio Español in New York. And did you know?  Spanish-speaking New Yorkers can actually see and hear Spanish–speaking plays — without the onus of being identifies with any specific Latin-American… Read More

Harlem Rep’s OZ eases down the road (of success)

By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY |   Harlem Repertory Theatre comes out swinging — and shimmying — with a bonafide winner.  In cahoots with Yip Harburg Foundation, the ambitious company has twice or three times now extended the Off-Broadway run of its popular THE WIZARD OF OZ musical. To boost the show’s enchantment for wider… Read More