- Category: Festivals
- Created: Thursday, 10 August 2017 09:42
- Published: Thursday, 10 August 2017 17:42
- Written by Lupe R Haas
In its second US Anniversary, Short+Sweet will debut Short+Sweet LATINO as part of the Hollywood 2017 Season. Short+Sweet, the biggest, short-play festival in the world will present its first Short+Sweet LATINO! edition as part of the Short+Sweet Hollywood 2017 season on August 10-13 at the Stella Adler Theater (6773 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028), with Bruno Bichir as its godfather. The festival will include 13 10-minute plays in Spanish, English and of course, Spanglish that will range in topics, such as faith, immigration, infidelity, murder, treason, jugglers, hookers, luchadores and politics.
The main goal for Short+Sweeet LATINO is to provide a much-needed forum for expression for Latino talent, including Hansel Ramirez, Elena Rojas, Fernanda Kelly, Orlette Ruiz among many other film, TV and theater actors, writers and directors. Recognizing the endeavor’s importance many celebrity guests will be attending to lend their support
The program will be divided into two groups, ‘A’ and ‘B’ each day and will alternate order. Section ‘A’ will include “Inside Sex”, “Todo Por un Shampoo”, “Cariño, Ya Que Estás de Pie”, “Aprender a Caer”, “Therapy”, “Ten Dollars for a Peso” and “La Nube.” Section ‘B” will include “Ramera”, “Cuerda”, “The Man in the Next Table”, “El Vago”, “Gram” and “Blind Faith.”
The festival’s schedule will go as follows:
August 10: 7:00pm-9:00pm (Group A, followed by Group B)
August 11: 7:30pm-9:15pm (Group B, followed by group A)
August 12: 7:30pm-9:15pm (Group A, followed by group B)
August 13: 7:00pm-9:00pm (Group B, followed by group A)
“Short+Sweet LATINO is fantastic, because it is the first short-play Latino festival being presented in L.A, a culturally-rich and talent-filled city. It will provide a forum for Latino expression and a space where all can melt together, while building a sense of belonging” says Festival Director, Tanya Mordacci.
Dates for the entire festival have been announced and tickets are available now for purchase.
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