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LA BARBERIA

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A slice of Dominican life in the Heights.


LA BARBERIA - Where locals, celebrities, baseball players, musicians, gangsters, and cops can sit around and do their "boys will be boys" thing, regardless of their social or economic status. Dominicana will spice up the Midtown-Broadway area with "LA BARBERIA." A Dominican/Latino Dramatic Comedy, that takes the audience on in emotional journey of hope, identity, and assimilation. Where else can grown Latino men make you cry, cheer, and applaud all in one performance?

When Beny Acevedo, landlord and proprietor of a bustling Washington Heights barbershop, gets a multi-million dollar offer to sell his building, he faces the toughest decision of his life. Set against a score of original contemporary Latin music emanating from the airwaves, La Barberia is a comedic and wistful portrait of a neighborhood in flux and a tribute to the strength of community.

Important Notice
The play is performed primarily in Spanish

Running Time:
2 hours, including one 15 minute intermission

Audience:
Not recommended for children under 12.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

 

Dates

Opening night: 19 May 2011

Closing night: 3 July 2011

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