Teatro en El Verano

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Teatro en El Verano | 2024

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Mistaken identities and miscommunications fly when three siblings unknowingly invite their long-lost father to lunch. After being kept a secret by their mother, the siblings must navigate new emotions and decide if they can forgive a man they’ve never met.

Dates & Locations:

July 6: Jenks Park, Central Falls [RAIN DATE: July 7]
July 9: River Island Park, Woonsocket [RAIN DATE: July 11]
July 11: Dexter Park, Providence [RAIN DATE: July 18]
July 13: Roger Williams Park, Broad Street entrance, Providence [RAIN DATE: July 22]
July 17: Payne Park, Pawtucket [RAIN DATE: July 24]
July 28: Southside Cultural Center, Providence [NO RAIN DATE]
July 29: Great Friends Meeting House, Newport [RAIN DATE: July 30]
Aug. 2: Waterplace Park, Downtown Providence [NO RAIN DATE]

Rehearsals begin June 3. The show opens on July 6 and runs through August 2. The count down begins now!

Click on dates highlighted in light green to see rehearsal dates in June and performance nights in July.


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Trinity Rep, Providence

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Opening Night

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Jenks Park, Central Falls

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River Island Park, Woonsocket, RI

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Broad Street entrance to Roger Williams Park, Providence

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Payne Park, Pawtucket

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Dexter Park, Providence

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Performance [Closing Night]

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WaterPlace Park, Downtown Providence

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Great Friends Meeting House, Newport

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Southside Cultural Center, 393 Broad St. Providence, RI

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With one exception, all the performances run from 6:30-8PM (Steel Yard starts at 4:00PM), they are FREE, and open to all. We encourage you to bring your own chair or blanket to sit on the grass, and feel free to set up a picnic and enjoy the show.

Now in its 9th year,
Teatro en El Verano is being produced by Rhode Island Latino Arts in partnership with Trinity Repertory Company.

En Español

Con una excepción, la obra se desarrolla de 6:30pm a 8pm. (Steel Yard comienza a las 4:00pm), son GRATIS y están abiertas a todos. Le animamos a que traiga su propia silla o manta para sentarse en el césped y siéntase libre de organizar un picnic y disfrutar la obra.

Ahora en su noveno año, Teatro en El Verano está siendo producido por Rhode Island Latino Arts con el apoyo de Trinity Repertory Company.

Meet the cast

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Ashley Aldarondo
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Christopher Depina
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Jasson DeLeon
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Natán Ferreira
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Ramon Hernández
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Michael Greene
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Betsy Montes
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Magnolia Pérez
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Mariana Villa Jaramillo
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Marcel Mascaró, Director
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Dustin Thomas, Playwright

The Production Team

Co-Production Managers:
Gabriela López Ruiz and Polly Feliciano
Stage Manager: Madison Pérez
Assistant Stage Manager: Tosin George
Co-Producers: Marta V. Martínez and Tatyana-Marie Carlo
Costume Designer: Dustin Thomas
Set Designer: Alison Castañeda
Sound Designer: Alex Ruiz
Choreographer: Nina Calvo
Now in its 10th year and 9th seasonTeatro en El Verano is produced by Rhode Island Latino Arts in partnership with Trinity Repertory Company.
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Past Performances | Our History

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Adapted by: Catia
Directed by Kufa Casto

Cast: Alexis Elisa Macedo, Nina Giselle, Marylenny Severino: Lia Lockhart, Jasson Deleon, Ramon Hernandez, Ruarí Morrison, Natan Rodrigues Ferreira. Click here to watch a video, created by Alberto Genao.


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Directed and adapted by: Marcel Mascaró
Teatro en el Verano originally planned to stage an adaptation of Don Quixote in the summer of 2020, and later in the summer of 2021, but these were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, excerpts from the script were performed virtually via Zoom.

Cast: Leandro (Kufa) Castro, Orlando Hernández, Maritza Martell, Ricardo Nogueras, Arturo Puentes, Catia Ramos, Marina Tejada


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Directed and adapted by: Marcel Mascaró As we made our way out of quarantine, we brought back La Mancha and hosted all performances at our outdoor space behind La Galería @RILA, in Central Falls for a limited run.


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Director: Tatyana Maria-Carlo
Translation/Adaptation: Kufa Castro

Cast: Alfie Antillón, Rudy Cabrera, Robelis Cruz, Lorraine Guerra, Marcel Mascaró , Victor Neto, Arturo Puentes, José Ramírez, Catia Ramos, Emily Rodríguez, Ashley Soto

2019 | Tanta Bulla (Much Ado)

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Co-Directors: Tyler Dobrowsky and Marcel Mascaró

2017 | Romeo & Juliet

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Director: Tatyana-Marie Carlo
Translation/Adaptation: Orlando Hernández

Cast: Rudy Ru, Kufa Castro, James Kane, Marcel Antonio Mascaró, Ricardo Nogueras, Magnolia Perez, Arturo Puentes, Alison Russo, Jennifer Sanchez, Lindsey Steinert

2018 | La Tempestad (The Tempest)

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Director: Tyler Dobrowsky
Bilingual Adaptation: Saúl Ramos

2016 | Romeo & Juliet

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Talk-back following Hunchback of Seville play directed by Taibi Magar.

2015 | Hunchback Talk-Back

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Just Like Us, a play written by Karen Zacharias, was performed during a time when Donald Trump was threatening to remove DACA status for undocumented young people. The play reading was facilitated by Trinity Rep Resident Actor, Joe Wilson, with a talk-back afterwards, led by Marta V. Martínez.

2015 | Just Like Us

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Theatricizing Oral History: Class on turning family stories into theatrical monologues, taught by Marta V. Martínez & Rebecca Noon

2015 | Theatricizing Oral Histories Class

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First trip which launched the partnership between RILA and Trinity Rep to meet with artistic staff at Cleveland Public Theater and their Latino theater counterpart.

2015 | Teatro Público de Cleveland

RILA receives support from these local and national foundations:

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La Casa de Los Vejigantes | @Rhode Island Latino Arts

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La Casa de Los Vejigantes @RILA is a flexible Black Box space, and now the home of Teatro Latino del Pueblo | Rhode Island. It is located on the premises, behind La Galería del Pueblo, 209 Central St., Central Falls, RI 02863

The Cast & Creative Team | El elenco y el equipo creativo de la obra

Jasson Deleon

Nina Giselle

Ramon Hernández

Lia Lockhart
Octavio & Ensemble

Alexis Elisa Macedo

Raurí Morrison

Natan Rodrigues Ferreira
Understudy & Ensemble

Marylenny Severino

Leandro Kufa Castro | Director

Luna Abréu-Santana | Assistant Director

Catia | Playwright

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Auditions Now Open

Alguien Más is an adaptation of You Never Can Tell by George Bernard Shaw
Seeking eight (8) non-union actors. Actors of all genders are welcome. All actors must be 18 or older. Actors should be fluent in English and/or Spanish. There are many levels of fluency, so whatever level of Spanish/English speaker you are, we want to see you! Stipend for each performer is $1,500.
Audition Dates: March 4 from 1-3pm and March from 11 6-8pm
Location: Trinity Rep, 201 Washington St. Providence, RI 02903. Auditions will be held on the Chase Stage, located on the second floor of the building.
Rehearsal: June 4 to July 5, 2024
Nine Total Performances from July 6 to August 10

Audition Requirements

  • Please prepare two monologues (or poems) in Spanish, English, or a mix.
  • You may also perform one minute of a song, piece of music, or a beat (there will be no accompanist, so you will have to provide your own backup or sing a capela).
  • Please have fun with each of your pieces! We want it to be a joyful experience!
  • If you can’t make the in-person audition, you may also submit a video audition no later than March 1, 2024.
Reserve a slot by E-Mailing: auditions@rilatinoarts.org. Each audition slot should last about five minutes.