Atlantic's Free Latino MixFest Will Feature New Musical By John Leguizamo Plus Works from Raúl Castillo, José Rivera and More
By Philippe Bowgen
Atlantic Theater Company will develop a new play by Raúl Castillo, the newest Atlantic resident playwright, along with works by John Leguizamo, José Rivera and Diane Rodriguez in its free Latino MixFest reading series June 12-27 at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street).
In the fifth year of Latino MixFest's commitment to engaging new work by Latino artists across the country, Atlantic will not only welcome Castillo as the second playwright to join the resident program this season, but will also engage Leguizamo, Rivera and Rodriguez for a series of workshops through the summer, including developing a new musical by Leguizamo and Stephen Chbosky.
Jaime Castañeda is the curator of the festival and is also Atlantic's artistic associate. Latino MixFest is made possible by the Time Warner Foundation.
Here's the 2014 Latino MixFest schedule:
The Last Book of Homer by José Rivera
Between You, Me and the Lampshade by Raúl Castillo
The Sweetheart Deal by Diane Rodriguez
Pain in the Aztec! a new musical by John Leguizamo & Stephen Chbosky
Admission is free. Reservations are required. For more details visit atlantictheater.org or call (212) 645-1242.
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