Duo Multicultural Arts Center is pleased to present the return of ALL ABOUT MEAT (THE GARCIAS), written and directed by Michelangelo Alasa'. ALL ABOUT MEAT (THE GARCIAS) will play 10 weeks from October 4th through December 15th, 2012 at the Duo Theatre (62 East 4th Street, East Village, NYC). Opening Night is Saturday, October 13th at 8pm.
Wait 'til you meet the Garcias. They're rich, they're gauche, they're Cuban and they own the largest chorizo sausage business in the U. S. One day they decide to expand their empire to include an escort pay-for-sex business and all hell breaks loose.
ALL ABOUT MEAT (THE GARCIAS) features Michelangelo Alasa' as Carlos Garcia, Mario Bosquez as Dolores Garcia, Sandor Juan as Francois La Verge, Cat Lippencott as Jennifer Spears/Gladys/Anna May Wong-Carbonell, Antonio Minino as Pepito Garcia, Pooya Mohseni as Florinda Taqueria, Mark Moore as Winston Garcia, Susana Perez as Marcia Garcia and Facundo Rodriguez as Manny.
ALL ABOUT MEAT (THE GARCIAS) will play the following schedule through December 15th: Thursdays at 8 pm, Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 8pm.
*There will be no performances Thanksgiving Weekend: Thu, Nov 22nd – Sat, Nov 24th.
Tickets are $20. Advance tickets can be purchased here, or by calling 212-868-4444. Tickets may also be purchased at the theatre's box office half hour before the performance.
The Duo Theatre is located at 62 East 4th Street (South side of East 4th St, between The Bowery and 2nd Avenue). Nearest Subway: N/R to 8th St; 6 local to Astor Place.
Michelangelo Alasa' (Producer/Playwright/Director/Carlos Garcia) was born in La Habana, Cuba. As an actor worked on National Tours of Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell, Tommy and performed at Duo for 520 performances in the cult hit musical Born To Rumba, which he wrote and directed. His musical, Chez Garbo, ran at Duo for 320 performances. His musicals with long time collaborator David Welch include Studio, Salon and Peggy & Jackson (Peggy Guggenheim and Jackson Pollack), which was presented by Joseph Papp at The Public Theatre. He is the twice recipient of the Oscar B. Cintas Playwriting Award. Other works include Confessions of a Cuban Sex Addict, Adrift, The Ball, The Marilyn Project, We're Gonna Be Alright, Right To Play and the upcoming Putas on Parade. He is the Executive Director/Artistic Director of DMAC-Duo Multicultural Center. www.DuoTheater.org
DMAC-DUO Multicultural Arts Center under the Artistic Direction of Michelangelo Alasa' is dedicated to developing and producing theater works by Latino playwrights as well as employing Latino directors, actors and designers. DUO Theater achieves this through its programs which include: The MUSICAL THEATER COMMISSION PROGRAM which has commissioned over 28 musicals including the long running Born to Rumba! which ran 520 performances and is the longest running theater production by a US based Latino theater and Chez Garbo which ran 300 performaces. Five of these productions have been recorded and released on CD. The IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT SERIES, showcases Latino actors in plays by leading world playwrights, in roles in which they are seldom cast. Productions have included Bent, The Normal Heart, The Blue Room, Beirut, Betrayal, Eastern Standard.
Duo Theatre is just one of the components of the larger DMAC@Duo Multicultural Arts Center which offers exciting programming which includes Film@DMAC which presents the highly successful NYC Downtown Short Film Festival recently recognized as one of the top film festivals in the world; the Music@DMAC series featuring Cabaret and chamber/new music programs and Dance@DMAC which commissions and presents new dance works. On the 3rd floor Art@ DMAC is dedicated to new media + digital works. http://www.DuoTheater.org.
For more information about All About Meat (The Garcias) please visit http://www.DuoTheater.org and follow the show on Facebook and Twitter.