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URBANTHEATER COMPANY RAISES 10K WITH PRODUCTION OF “LA GRINGA” TO REBUILD ESCUELA DE ARTES PLÁSTICAS Y DISEÑO DE PUERTO RICO

IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE PUERTO RICAN AGENDA’S 3 R’S In September 2017, when Hurricane María devastated Puerto Rico, immediately I knew I wanted UrbanTheater Company (UTC) to help our island. When María initially hit, UTC was in Holyoke, MA performing Carmen Rivera’s La Gringa. During that week, through our performances, we helped heal and bring Holyoke’s […]

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La Gringa Benefit to Help Rebuild La Escuela de Artes Plásticas y Diseño – January 4-6, 2018

Buy Tickets » We will present three benefit performances, in association with Adventure Stage Chicago, of our critically acclaimed box-office smash production of Carmen Rivera’s La Gringa, during Three Kings (Reyes Magos) Weekend. All proceeds raised will benefit Puerto Rico’s Escuela de Artes Plásticas y Diseño (School of Fine Arts and Design), in Old San Juan. […]

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FROM HUMBOLDT PARK TO HOLYOKE – LA GRINGA PROMOTES INTERCOMMUNAL SPACE FOR REFLECTION AND HEALING

Last September 2016, during the Puerto Rican Cultural Center’s 23rd annual Fiesta Boricua Ivan, met Nelson Roman, Ward 2 City Council and others from Holyoke and Springfield, MA. When Nelson visited Humboldt Park, Chicago he had just missed UrbanTheater Company’s (UTC) powerful revival of LOLITA DE LARES by Migdalia Cruz, which was on his radar. Even though […]

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