Queens Theatre celebrates Latino culture
It will have special programs for the spring season.
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From March 31st to April 2nd, it will hold its annual Latino Culture and Dance Fiesta, which will highlight the region's voices to "celebrate the history, culture and pride of being Latino," according to information posted on its website.
This year's programming features an eclectic variety of artists and acts on the Queens Theatre stages such as "La Toquilla," which will be presented on March 31 at 8 p.m. in the Shulman Theatre as a show of traditional Ecuadorian and Latin American music made for new generations.
The play "Dime Quien Soy" by Nélida Tirado will also be performed on April 1st. "A non-traditional flamenco work that explores the powerful intersectionality of culture, race, identity and Latinity," the theater explained.
Horacio Laguna will perform on classical guitar in "El Trovador," combining music, theater and poetry in an intimate show.
Finally, the closing of this Latin party will be with "El Otro Oz" on April 2nd, with performances at 1 and 3 p.m. "It is an exciting musical of salsa, merengue and Mexican folklore for the whole family, inspired by The Wizard of Oz," informed Queens Theatre.
Queens Theatre is located in Corona, Queens, one of the city's most diverse areas with a vibrant Latino community.
"The soul of our community is felt every day when you walk the streets of Flushing Meadows Corona Park and the surrounding area," highlighted the venue regarding the surrounding community.
Tickets for each of the events are available through the theater's website www.queenstheatre.org/lcdf23/.