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                  Marga and The Parents "Latin Standards"                   

                 Marga and The Parents "Latin Standards"

                 

"De Mi Para Ti" Composed by Willy Chevalier. Recorded by Trio Los Condes..

 

                  **BY POPULAR DEMAND**   
     LATIN STANDARDS RETURNS TO BRAVA, SF   
               March 16 thru April 1, 2018  

 A loving, funny and true story of perseverance and creative and caffeinated addiction passed down from immigrant father to lesbian daughter. By popular demand "Latin Standards" returns for an encore 9 shows to Brava Theater, San Francisco.Since its 2017 Off-Broadway world premiere at the Public Theater’s “Under The Radar Festival,” "Latin Standards" has been presented in Los Angeles,CA, Cambridge,MA, Tucson,AZ, San Jose,CA, Costa Mesa,CA and Chicago,IL

A loving, funny and true story of perseverance and creative and caffeinated addiction passed down from immigrant father to lesbian daughter. By popular demand "Latin Standards" returns for an encore 9 shows to Brava Theater, San Francisco.Since its 2017 Off-Broadway world premiere at the Public Theater’s “Under The Radar Festival,” "Latin Standards" has been presented in Los Angeles,CA, Cambridge,MA, Tucson,AZ, San Jose,CA, Costa Mesa,CA and Chicago,IL

"Vibrant....Winning heart and humor. Critic's pick!" — The New York Times

"Elegantly structured and expertly staged, it's both touching and funny." San Francisco Examiner

"Delicious details." Arizona Daily Star

"Gomez's characterizations are impossible to resist." San Francisco Chronicle

Written and performed by Marga Gomez (GLAAD Award) (2017 "Best Of The Bay Award Comedy")
Directed by David Schweizer


In her 12th solo play Latin Standards, Marga Gomez performs the loving, funny and true story of perseverance and creative addiction passed down from immigrant father to lesbian daughter. Mixing nostalgia, urgency, and comic edge, Gomez portrays herself as a driven adult child of a Cuban entertainer. Defying reason she attempts to produce a hipster comedy night at a struggling Latino drag queen club during San Francisco’s gentrification crisis. Between vivid portrayals of characters from 1960’s Manhattan to present day San Francisco, Gomez ponders the ballads (or Latin Standards) penned by her late father Willy Chevalier: a comedian/producer/entrepreneur and composer of dance tunes that reveled in jealousy and obsession. Latin Standards premiered Off Broadway at the Public Theater’s “Under The Radar Festival in 2017 and has gone on to presentations in Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Marga Gomez is GLAAD Award and LA Ovation Award winning writer/performer of 12 solo plays which have been presented at The Public Theater, La Mama ETC, Dixon Place, nationally and internationally. She was an original member of the Latino performance ensemble Culture Clash. Gomez is also a stand-up comedian. Her appearances include LOGO’s “One Night Stand,” Comedy Central’s “Out There,” and HBO’s “Comic Relief.” Her screen roles include “Sphere” (Warner Brothers) and Tracy Takes On… (HBO). She can be seen on Sense8 on Netflix. Her website is margagomez.com

Director David Schweizer has been developing and directing new live performance work for forty years, from his debut at Lincoln Center with a radical revival of Shakespeare’s TROILUS AND CRESSIDA to his return there with Richard Rodney Bennett’s THE MINES OF SULFUR for New York City Opera. Notable work/ his OBIE Award-winning collaboration with composer/performer Rinde Eckert (AND GOD CREATED GREAT WHALES, HORIZON) and with such experimental theater companies as Mabou Mines (IT’S A MAN’S WORLD by Greg Mehrten), Theatre X, (Michel Foucault’s HISTORY OF SEXUALITY) and his own Modern Artists Company (PLATO’S SYMPOSIUM). Recent opera work includes Michael Nymann's THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT, Philip Glass/Allen Ginsberg’s HYDROGEN JUKEBOX, Verdi’s GIOVANNA D’ARCO. Off Broadway/ Mark Nadler’s I’M A STRANGER HERE MYSELF at the York Theater, Mike Albo’s THE JUNKET at the Lynn Redgrave Theater and the world premiere of Beth Henley’s LAUGH He has proudly directed Marga Gomez’ solo works for many years now including LOS BIG NAMES SINGLE WET FEMALE in NYC and in various locales JAYWALKER. LOVEBIRDS and MARGA GOMEZ’ INTIMATE DETAILS.

"En El Ultimo Escalon" Composed by Willy Chevalier. Recorded by Trio Los Condes.

  Thanks for visiting . Felicidades from Willy Chevalier y su familia    

Thanks for visiting . Felicidades from Willy Chevalier y su familia