April 12-18 marks the start of TeatroStageFest Spring Season 2013!
Plays, concerts, workshops, staged reading, panel discussion & TeatroStageFamily shows.
La MaMa in collaboration with TeatroStageFest & Kupferberg Center for the Arts presents
i put the fear of mexico in 'em
by Matthew Paul Olmos
Directed by Julian Mesri
Featuring: Vanessa Aspillaga*, Tina Benko*, Teddy Canez*, Bryn Packard*, Flor de liz Perez*, Jose Joaquin Perez*
A Staged Reading and TalkBack with the Artists
When Jonah and Adray cross the border into Tijuana for a quick vacation, they stumble off the beaten path and come face to face with a Mexican couple in an alley. What ensues is a humorous and complex dance that explores and challenges notions of boundaries, safety and identity.
Wednesday, April 17 @ 7:30PM
La MaMa – First Floor Theater – 74A East 4th Street
To reserve email your name, phone number and # of tickets to email@example.com
**Presented courtesy of AEA
The staged reading of i put the fear of México in 'em is made possible through the generous support of The Natalie Bailey and Herbert J. Kirshner Foundation with additional support from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, NYC Council Member Rosie Mendez and Manhattan Delegation, NYSCA, and Queens College, CUNY. A presentation of TeatroStageFest Spring Season 2013 in partnership with the Kupferberg Center for the Arts and The Latin American and Latino Studies Program at Queens College.
April 11-28, 2013
La MaMa premieres so go the ghosts of mexico, part one by Matthew Paul Olmos
The first in his three-play cycle dealing with the U.S./Mexico drug wars.
Inspired by the true story of Marisol Valles Garcia, "the bravest woman in Mexico." (Daily News)
TeatroStageFamily features Pájaro (Bird) by Gallinero Culeko from MEXICO
Conceived by & starring Cristian David & Fernando Reyes
Directed by Karla Almendáriz & Lucia Pardo
Physical-theater with no spoken word for audiences of all ages
Join us on Friday, April 12 at 4PM at a FREE first come, first serve
open-to-the-community performance & reception at
PS4/M-The Duke Ellington School
500 West 160th St. & Amsterdam Street
A whimsical piece in Clown style and no spoken word by recent graduates from Mexico City's National Theater School. In this allegorical tale, two travelers meet on the open road. Inspired by a bird's flight, they attempt to build a flying machine. After their many comical attempts to fly fail, they discover through their imagination that true freedom lies within.
Presented in collaboration with Community League of The Heights & PS4/M The Duke Elllington School.
With special support from The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York.
The Latino International Theater Festival of New York, Inc. will present on April 15 a second performance of Pájaro (Bird) and a Clown Workshop for children at Sunnyside Community Services After-School Program at PS150. The performances and workshop will be led by Gallinero Culeko as featured events of TeatroStageFest Educational Spring Season 2013!
TeatroStageFest Celebrates Tango from ARGENTINA
< strong>Tue, April 16th
Doors open @ 6:30pm Show starts @ 7:15pm
Advance Price $12 – Full Dinner for $20 Door Price $17
85 Ave A & 6th Streets, New York
Table Reservation (212) 777-1157
Thu, April, 18th – 10 pm
376 9th St. & 6th Ave. – Park Slope, Brooklyn
$ 10 suggested donation
34 Puñaladas is one of the most original Tango bands working today in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Formed in 1998, the band has explored the dark roots of Tango from the 1920's and '30's by focusing on the gritty themes of drugs, women, vice and bitter love. Don't miss this award-winning concert by "34 Puñaladas" on their first U.S. tour … four guitarists and a vocalist that will offer NY audiences a unique taste of the genre's murky past! Click here to read more.
The Latino International Theater Festival of New York, Inc. will present on April 17 a Master Class for young students at PS4 who participate in Midori & Friends Guitar Program. The class will be led by members of 34 Puñaladas as a featured event of TeatroStageFest Educational Spring Season 2013!
Revisiting the Argentine Tango: Stories of Migration, Hybridity & Pilgramage
Thursday, April 18, 5:30 – 7:30PM
Alicia Borinsky, Boston Universtiy
Arlene Dávila, New York University
Nora Glickman, Queens College & the GC, CUNY
Marta Savigliano, Univ. of California, Riverside
Anahi Viladrich, Queens College & the GC, CUNY
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 5th Ave., Room C 198, New York
Reception to follow
This event is presented by the NYC Immigrant Heritage Week, the CUNY Academy for Humanities & Sciences, the Immigration Studies Working Group & TeatroStageFest Educational Spring Season 2013; and is sponsored by the LALS Program & the Hispanic Cinema Series at Queens College, and the Latino International Theater Festival of New York, Inc.