Rick Najera, Eugenio Derbez, Rene Lavan featured on first national tour

By Susie Albin
Published on LatinoLA: April 15, 2005


Rick Najera?s award winning comedy LATINOLOGUES? kicks off the initial leg of its first nationwide tour on Thursday, March 31st at San Luis Obispo?s Christopher Cohan Center, and will stop in a total of 20 cities including Dallas, Denver, Seattle, El Paso, Portland, Austin and more. TATE Entertainment Group, the show?s tour promoter and the promoter of record for George Lopez and John Leguizamo (Road and Broadway), has partnered with Icon Entertainment on this national tour.

The tour will guest Mexico?s legendary comedian Eugenio Derbez (Derbez en Cuando, Derecho al Derbez, Shrek 2 en Espa?ol), Rene Lavan (Christmas with the Kranks, Dirty Dancing 2 Havana Nights), Ruth Livier (Resurrection Blvd, NYPD Blue), award winning writer Rick Najera (MAD TV, In Living Color) and will be performed in English.

LATINOLOGUES? is a hilarious, live performance of comedic and poignant monologues about Latino life in America, written, directed, and created by famed author and playwright Rick Najera. LATINOLOGUES? has been featured in theatres across the country and in special appearances and recently received an Imagen Award for Best Live Theatrical Performance. The show has received outstanding theatrical reviews such as ?Top Pick?, ?Recommended? and ?Critics Choice? from critics nationwide and has a rotating cast, performed by more than 70 guest artists including Edward James Olmos, Jacob Vargas, and Christian De La Fuente.

Rick Najera is an acclaimed comedy writer and actor whose groundbreaking work has provided a platform for established Latino television and film actors to gain experience in the theatre and for countless up and coming actors and writers who have been inspired and encouraged by his success. For more information on Rick Najera?s LATINOLOGUES? tour visit www.latinologues.net or www.iconconcerts.com.

Tour Date: City, State: Venue:
Sunday, April 17 Austin TX Paramount Theatre
Thursday, April 28 Greely CO Monfort Hall at Union Colony Civic Center
Friday, April 29 Denver CO Paramount Theater
Saturday, April 30 Albuquerque NM Kiva Auditorium
Sunday, May 1 El Paso TX Abraham Chavez Center

About Susie Albin:
Susie Albin is a public relations specialist and editor for several different entertainment magazines. www.latinologues.net/press

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