Yo Soy Latina

Six “Latina” women of differing backgrounds meet in a classroom that becomes a forum for their life experiences, fears and dreams.
When Mar 20, 2010
from 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where Performing Arts Center
Contact Name
Contact Phone 718-262-3707
AttendeesTickets are $5.00 with valid college ID and $7.00 General Admission.
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This moving comedy/drama features a fascinating and diverse ensemble of Latinas and challenges perceptions of homogenization and cultural stereotypes.  March 19, 20, 21, 23 and 25.
Immediately following the performance on March 25, please join us, the playwright Linda Nieves-Powell, and a panel of other Latina artists for a talk back. Light refreshments will be served.

Cast of Characters:

  • Lisette Davila Rivera: 20-something wannabe actress/poet
  • Soledad Tejeda: Dominican; mother of three; divorced; late 30’s
  • Migdalia Rivera: Nuyorican; pregnant with second child; married to an African-American man; late 30’s
  • Jennifer Barriquena: 19 year-old Chicana college student
  • Alicia Blanca: Colombian; 20-something; B-List actress; the white Latina
  • Maria Elena Gonzalez: Panamanian; late 20’s; the black Latina
  • Louisa O’Brian: Cuban-Irish; corporate attorney; late 20’s
  • Casting Agent: Offstage character.