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AUG 14 @ 8:00 PM: 4xLatiné: Downtown
August 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
María Torres (Ay! Ay! Ay! & the West Side Stories: A Puerto Rican Play)
Jean Carlo Yunén A. (Canta Una Nueva Cación [Sing a New Song], Favaloro, I used to Love Her)
Genre / Type of Show:*
English and Spanish
4xLatiné: Downtown represents the fourth 4xLatiné collaboration between the Latiné Musical Theatre Lab and Teatro Latea! 4xLatiné presents four, fifteen minute excerpts of new musicals-in-process, all written by latine lyricists, librettists, and composers. This showcase provides meaningful engagement between artists and audiences as the writers find the voice of their characters, music, and stories, while connecting new collaborators, supporters, and fans to these exciting latine artists and their new musicals!
About the Company / directxr or directxrs:*
The Latiné Musical Theatre Lab, LLC is an organization that develops and advocates for new Latiné-written works of musical theatre in order to radically change who gets to tell musical stories on stages across the country and the world. Formed in November 2021, in under two years, the Lab has aided in the development of dozens of new shows and built a network of over 100 latine musical theatre writers.
Featuring excerpts of:
Ay! Ay! Ay! & the West Side Stories: A Puerto Rican Play
Story and Lyrics by Julio Agustin
Book by Tracey Conyer Lee
Music by Andre Danek
Canta Una Nueva Canción
Book and Arrangements by Fernanda Douglas
Music and Lyrics by Victor Jara, Pablo Milanes, Amparo Ochoa, Violet Parra, Silvio Rodriguez, Daniel Viglietti and others.
Book, Music and Lyrics by Julián Mesri
I Used to Love Her
Book, Music and Lyrics by Janelle Lawrence