Friday, February 6, 2015

Pregones: LET'S TALK about BETSY! One Night Only: Thursday, February 12 at 7:00PM

This is a FREE EVENT, but RSVP is highly recommended: 
CALL 718-585-1202.

Jointhe artists of Roadside Theater and Pregones/PRTT to talk about the creation and newest incarnation of our intercultural musical BETSY! premiering Off-Broadway this April.

Learn about the collaborative genesis of the story of Betsy, a Bronx jazz singer of Puerto Rican and Irish heritage. Hear from co-directors Dudley Cocke  and Rosalba Rolón, composers Ron Short and Desmar Guevara, and cast member Elise Santora, who plays the role of Spirit, one of the ghosts spurring Betsy to look into her past.

See and hear cast members perform heartfelt selections from BETSY! and share anecdotes of their times with co-creator and Nashville piano legend Beegie Adair. Learn about prior mountain-to-mountain musical exchanges between Appalachia and The Bronx.

Join the talk about all things family, culture, and mixed DNA!

Introductory comments by project guest scholar Maribel Álvarez.

Performance at Pregones Theater 
575 Walton Avenue in The Bronx 


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