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Friday, November 26, 2021

RE: Encuentro: Interview with “Paletas de Coco” Playwright Franky D. Gonzalez by Trevor Boffone

In 2014, the Latino Theater Company (LTC) re-ignited the Latinx theatre festival tradition, a legacy that has been a mainstay of Chicanx and Latinx theatre-making in the United States for ov…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 04:51AM
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Review: An Inconvenient Black History of British Musical Theatre (1900-1950) by Trevor Boffone

The Boy Friend. Oliver!. Cats. Blood Brothers. The Phantom of the Opera. Les Miserables. Billy Elliot. Matilda. If British musical theatre conjures images of whiteness, this is not by chance…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 04:04AM
Friday, October 15, 2021

Heaven Isn’t Too Far away; It’s in Downtown Houston at TUTS’ “Rock of Ages” by Trevor Boffone

I have to confess something. I haven’t really missed theatre since the Covid-19 pandemic forced theatres to go dark in March 2020. The last time I saw professional theatre was a whirlwind …

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 07:35AM
Friday, July 30, 2021

All the TikTok’s a Digital Stage by Trevor Boffone

In the chaotically queer third act of Fake Friends’ 2020 production of Circle Jerk, the performance’s trio—played by Michael Breslin, Patrick Foley, and Cat Rodriguez—erupt into a fr…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 08:16PM
Sunday, May 23, 2021

Waking Up in the Morning, Thinking About “This American Wife” by Trevor Boffone

“Waking up in the morning, thinking about so many things, I just wish things would get better / I’m trying to get rid of them, but nothing seems to stay the same / Woke up in the morning…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 10:48PM
Friday, April 2, 2021

Jimmy Fallon, Addison Rae, and the Issue of TikTok Dance Credit by Trevor Boffone

On March 26, 2021, ultra-famous TikTok star Addison Rae Easterling appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. During her visit, she performed popular TikTok dance trends during one …

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 02:10AM
Friday, January 22, 2021

“The Book of Magdalene” at Main Street Theater: Interview with Playwright Caridad Svich by Trevor Boffone

When Rebecca Greene Udden graduated from Rice University, she decided to make Houston her permanent home and sow the seeds for a woman-centered theatre movement in Texas’ largest city. In …

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 07:15PM
Saturday, December 12, 2020

Afro-Latinidad And The Greater Good Of The Latinx Playwrights Circle by Trevor Boffone

In October 2017, a group of Latinx playwrights came together in New York City to share space, build community, and grow together as theatre artists. What started out as an informal meeting a…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 05:08PM
Friday, September 4, 2020

Zoom Theatre But Make It Immersive: Strange Bird’s “The Strange Secret of Mr. Adrian Rook” by Trevor Boffone

Strange Bird Immersive premieres its all-new immersive, virtual theatrical experience "The Strange Secret of Mr. Adrian Rook," playing through October 10, 2020 on Zoom. The full version of …

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 09:34AM
Saturday, June 27, 2020

“Balcony Scene in Quarantine”: TEATRX Presents Latinx Shakespeare in a Social Distancing World by Trevor Boffone

When Benito Vasquez, Marissa Castillo, and Jorge Diaz founded TEATRX in 2018, they never could have imagined what fate had in store for the Latinx theatre company two years later. The trio l…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 04:18AM
Sunday, March 8, 2020

Welcome to the Age of the Latina Nerd: “I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter” at Steppenwolf For Young Adults by Trevor Boffone

Welcome to the Age of the Latina Nerd! Anywhere you look—on stage, on screen, on the written page, in the Senate (hello, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez!)—Latina nerds are taking up space and o…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 04:21AM
Thursday, January 30, 2020

Three Houston Theatres Collaborate to Produce Quiara Alegría Hudes’ “Elliot” Trilogy by Trevor Boffone

How often do audiences in a given city get the chance to see a full body of work by a single living playwright in the span of just one month? When this does happen, how often is the playwrig…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 10:17PM
Monday, January 28, 2019

“A woman kept alive by the sound of her voice” by Trevor Boffone

By Trevor Boffone. Trevor Boffone examines Isaac Gómez’s new play La Ruta, which focuses on the feminicides in Mexico, and talks about the growing canon of Latinx theatre that dramatizes …

SOURCE: HowlRound at 02:17PM

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