PRLog - Jan. 7, 2013 - NEW YORK -- New York, NY--Critically acclaimed production, “Black Latina: The Play “ returns to the theatre at Teatro La Tea (housed in the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center) featuring special guest (*) Judy Torres. Written by Crystal Shaniece Roman and directed by veteran director Veronica Caicedo (“They Call Me La Lupe”, “Sunshine”)
Black Latina Cast
“We decided to bring back Black Latina: The Play to the forefront of 2013 because as one of the fastest growing communities in the United States, we want to expose the triumphs and struggles that can come from within and in our own circles”, says Apryl Lopez President of The Black Latina Movement.
This narrative depicts the story of today’s Black Latina in the United States. Whether dark-skinned or indeed African-American and Hispanic, Black Latina chronicles the journey of ones struggle identifying with both cultures. It deals with external factors from society to media as well as the internal viewpoints of family and friends. With characters based on the four strongest emotions one confronts in the face of adversity (Anger, Sadness, Love, Empowerment)
“We are very excited to bring Black Latina: The Play back to our home base of New York and share our exciting 2013 endeavors (theater/multimedia projects, and empowerment workshops) to a brand new audience as well as loyal fans. With “Queen of Freestyle” (*) Judy Torres agreeing to be part of the cast and respected choreographer Lauren De Veaux (FELA! - Original Broadway Cast and Lagos, Nigeria cast) joining our creative team for this theater limited run….2013 will definitely be an eye-opener for many” , says CEO of The Black Latina Movement, Crystal Shaniece Roman.
For inquires on Black Latina: The Play or The Black Latina Movement, please contact Irene Myers, Navigation PR, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://blacklatinamovement.com
Show Run: January 16th -19th at Teatro La Tea, 107 Suffolk, 2nd floor, NY, NY 10002 (Wed, Thurs, Fri, -8 pm / Sat- 3 pm & 8 pm) Tickets are $18.00 and available at Brown Paper Bag Tickets http://www.brownpapertickets.com/
***Special Q & A hosted by Celebrity Plus Model Christina Mendez after each performance***
About Black Latina
The Black Latina Movement will strive in the advancement of the Black Latina voice. Whether sharing our experiences through music, theater, and/ or film, we will continue to use these forums as a vehicle to showcase our talents. We will dedicate the Movement to exhibiting the beauty and harmony of both African and Latino cultures and our ability to stand firmly united regardless or our geographical locations. We will push to not only have our experiences heard but to also show the multitude of faces and realms that Black Latinas posses. The Black Latina Movement will also focus on the Black Latino community as a whole by incorporating our Latino brothers in many of our ventures and endeavors.
This show is an Equity Approved Showcase and the actor (*) appearing is courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association