Venue Details

38 Star Starred
GALA Hispanic Theatre
at Park Rd. NW 3333 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20010
202-234-7174
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Street, at Giant Food nearby.
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Semi-formal
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Reviews & Ratings

19 ratings
4.4 average rating
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7 events
6 reviews
4 stars
attended Jun 10 2012

Non-stop action. This show was one of the best depictions of history that I've seen. If only history class was that exciting in school. While some of the issues that PR... continued

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6 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 16 2012

As a follow Boricua I'm sure my opinion is biased. However, this is a play not to be missed. The story of Puerto Rico lays so thick with history and the evolution of the... continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 17 2012

It was indeed very funny. I would strongly recommend it to my friends and family. My only suggestion, which is very minor, was that the English subtitles didnt always... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.galatheatre.org/galita.php?cmd=loadEvent&id=88

Description

In Spanish with English Surtitles

By Carlos Ferrari

Directed by Luis Caballero

 

A hilarious and satirical take on the most notorious times in history of the island and the development of today’s “Boricua,” this musical was an instant hit in Puerto Rico when it first opened. Ferrari, an established and frequently produced playwright in Puerto Rico and co-founder of the distinguished Nuevo Teatro Group, spins tales of the Taíno natives, the many invaders from the Conquistadores to the USA, and the ups and downs of contemporary life in the enchanted island.

About the Ticket Supplier: GALA Hispanic Theatre

Founded in 1976, GALA (Grupo de Artistas Latino Americanos - Group of Latin American Artists) Hispanic Theatre has long been a groundbreaking and energetic "theater wiht a different accent," presenting classical and contemporary plays in Spanish and English, plus an accompanying program of dance, music, poetry, spoken word, art and, more recently, film.