Rivera, Estefan, Miranda to star in digital benefit show
NEW YORK – Chita Rivera, Gloria Estefan, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thalía will headline a benefit digital concert in October to celebrate Latino culture and achievement in theater. Hear Our Voices” will be held online Oct. 1 and will be hosted by Andréa Burns. It's going to pay attention to the present and look to the future,” said Trujillo, who said the themes will explore Latin representation, inclusion and diversity. Additional attendees include Lucie Arnaz, Melissa Barrera, Jaime Camil, Florencia Cuenca, Raúl Esparza, Mandy Gonzalez, Raúl Gonzalez, Ivan Hernandez, Ariana DeBose, Mauricio Martinez, Bianca Marroquín, Shereen Pimentel, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Philippa Stefani, Angélica Vale, Robin de Jesus and Ana Villafañe. The concert will be broadcast on Playbill.com, Playbill’s YouTube Channel and on The Broadway League’s Viva.Broadway website.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus members get taste of 'Vida' in Hollywood
"Vida" cast members Chelsea Rendon, Carlos Miranda, Melissa Barrera, Mishel Prada, and Ser Anzoategui hug onstage after the premiere of the Starz Original Series "Vida" at the Vimeo Theater on March 11, 2018, in Austin, Texas. HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - The cast of Starz dramedy "Vida" knows what life is like for Latinx creatives in Hollywood. So when members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, in town for a two-day visit to Los Angeles, stopped by the set on Thursday, the cast didn't shy away from telling them their truth. A stop by the "Vida" set was one of 15 meetings members of the caucus were set to take during their trip. The goal was to learn more about what Castro sees as one of many crucial issues for the Caucus to tackle.