Reflexiones y especulaciones sobre el teatro hispano de Nueva York.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
La luz de un cigarrillo at Lehman College
Photo: Anthony Rios
STAGES AND LATEA THEATER PRESENT
LIMITED ENGAGEMENT RETURN OF
HIT LATINO PLAY:
La luz de un cigarrillo
(The Light of a Cigarette)
5 HOLA and 4 ACE awards including best
play and best direction!
Pulitzer prize winning author Junot Díaz calls
it "Amazing! A must see!" Queen of merengue, Milly Quezada,
calls it "Profound and hilarious!" Hit Latino
play, La Luz De Un Cigarrillo (The Light Of A Cigarette), written and
directed by award-winning Dominican playwright Marco Antonio Rodriguez (HOLA
and ACE award for best play and best director), returns by popular demand this
September for a two week limited engagement at Lehman Stages' Studio Theater in
Luz De Un Cigarrillo is performed in Spanish with English supertitles
and stars Susanna Guzman (HOLA award for best actress), Teresa Yenque
(HOLA and ACE lifetime achievement awards, Broadway's A Streetcar Named
Desire with Natasha Richardson), Arisleyda Lombert (HOLA and ACE award
for best supporting actress) and Ismael Cruz Córdova (HOLA and ACE award for
best supporting actor and currently on CBS' The Good Wife and
in upcoming films White Alligator and Langston's).
A mother's love knows no boundaries... Over the course of two evenings, mother
and son, two estranged generations of Dominicans living in mid-town
Manhattan, attempt to rekindle the love and appreciation for each other and
their roots; but unexpectedly revealed intimate and taboo secrets threaten to
destroy an already thin bond. For mature audiences only.
Performances: September 6-16th.
Lehman Stages Studio Theater, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard
West, Bronx, NY. In the building marked "speech and theater."
Subway: No. 4 or IND "D" to Bedford Park Boulevard.
Tickets: $25 General, $20 Senior citizens / Students with I.D. /
Groups. Reservations: 212-529-1948 orwww.smarttix.com