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All posts tagged "gala theatre"

  • Fuego Flamenco Festival celebrates 10 years at GALA

    Edwin Aparicio's Fuego Flamenco Festival celebrates 10 years at GALA

  • Magic Act

    ''I don't do realism well, but I do magic realism very well,'' theater director Jose Carrasquillo says, by way of touting his latest show, The...

  • French Toast

    On the surface you might not expect a collaboration between the InSeries's Carla Hubner -- originally from Chile -- and the Washington Ballet's Septime Webre...

  • Haunted House

    IT'S ALMOST AS hard to describe why The House of the Spirits at GALA Theatre is so satisfying as it is to document the presence...

  • Show Explorer

    ''Playing that role early on in my career actually helped me to come to terms with myself,'' Antonio Vargas says of playing Paul in a...

  • Spanglish

    Puerto Rico can be a peculiar experience for visitors, with its confusing mix of cultures and commercialism, of Spanish and English – Spanglish – of...

  • Occupational Art

    ''It's a real mix, and a real attempt to bring our local artists together,'' says Quique Aviles. The actor and performer has essentially created a...

  • Flamenco Male Call

    Edwin Aparicio is testing the waters, trying to shift perceptions about flamenco. ''American audiences are used to seeing the typical company with lots of...

  • Shows of Shows

    There's something truly troubling about Trouble in Mind. A half-century ago, Alice Childress was set to become the first African-American female playwright on Broadway. But...

  • Peruvian Struggle

    It might sound silly or superficial, but you just might fall in love with actor and dancer José Manuel Ozuna-Báez, who's starring in GALA Hispanic...

  • Express Yourself

    The three characters in Gustavo Ott's Divorcees, Evangelists and Vegetarians, now at GALA Theatre, are not played by drag queens, though it's easy to imagine...

  • Flamenco Fantasies

    ''I will be the gay advocate flamenco dancer for all of us,'' laughs Edwin Aparicio. In fact, he already is. Among other pursuits, the 35-year-old...

  • GALA’s 6th Annual Flamenco Festival

    Part of GALA Theatre’s ArteAmericA series in collaboration with the Washington Performing Arts Society, the Flamenco Festival explores the diversity and depth of flamenco and...