SYNOPSIS: John Leguizamo
schools his son—and the rest of us—on the buried and forgotten history of Latinos in the Americas in this outrageously funny one-man show about uncovering the truth, and recovering from the past. Inspired by the near total absence of Latinos in his son’s American history class, Leguizamo embarks on a frenzied search to find a Latin hero for his son’s school project. From a mad recap of the Aztec empire to stories of unknown Latin patriots of the Revolutionary War and beyond, Leguizamo breaks down the 3,000 years between the Mayans and Ricky Ricardo into 90 irreverent and uncensored minutes in his trademark style.
Starring John Leguizamo
Directed by Tony Taccone
Show Times: Tuesday - Friday @8pm; Saturday @2pm and 8pm, Sunday @2pm
Tickets from $95 (partial view at $30)publictheater.org/Public-Theater-Season/Latin-History-For-Morons