Krysta Rodriguez Interview
EXCLUSIVE: 'First Date' Broadway Star Krysta Rodriguez on Romance & Show Business
By Irina Gonzalez | 11/22/2013 - 14:16

Broadway and TV star Krysta Rodriguez is currently lighting up the Great White Way with Broadway's musical comedy First Date. After a stint in NBC's Smash as Ana Vargas, Krysta plays jaded dater Casey who agrees to be set up with Zachary Levi's nice guy Aaron. 


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Latino Tony Winners through the Years: A Retrospective
Latino Tony Winners through the Years: A Retrospective
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/30/2013 - 10:13

The Tony Awards nominations were announced today, and we admit we're a bit bummed that no Latinos were nominated this year (except of course the superbly talented Lin-Manuel Miranda, a previous Tony winner who wrote the music for this year's hit Broadway musical Bring It On: The Musical, which was nominated for Best Musical). Congrats to Miranda!


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Olga Merediz
Olga Merediz on 'Trouble in The Heights' & Working With Eva Mendes
By Amaris Castillo | 03/01/2013 - 15:59

Olga Merediz is one busy woman. The 57-year-old cubana, known for her role as Abuela Claudia in the Tony-winning musical In The Heights, stars in a dramatic indie film set in the same upper Manhattan neighborhood, Washington Heights.


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Broadway singer and actress Bianca Marroquin
Introducing Broadway Actress & Singer Bianca Marroquin
By Samantha Leal | 06/20/2012 - 18:00

Bianca Marroquin has definitely earned the title, “trailblazer.” From being the first Latina to crossover from a local production to Broadway, to becoming the star of the new Spanish-version of Mary Poppins, she’s certainly making her mark in show business. We caught up with her to talk musicals, acting and how being a Latina has played a role in her life. 

Can you tell us a little bit about your background and how you got interested musical theater? 


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Lin Manuel Miranda at Peter and the Starcatcher opening night on Broadway 2012
Lin-Manuel Miranda Opens Up About ‘Bring It On’ & His New Mixtape
By Jesus Trivino | 06/18/2012 - 17:00

With a mixtape coming out, a new musical and talks about a new movie, Lin-Manuel Miranda is having a great year. We caught up with the performer, writer and actor to get the 411 on his busy schedule and what it takes to make it on Broadway. 

How’s The Hamilton Mixtape coming along?


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Pulitzer Prize winning writer Quiara Alegria Hudes
Quiara Alegria Hudes Wins Pulitzer Prize
By Sally Mercedes | 04/17/2012 - 17:00

The Pulitzer Prize winners for 2012 were announced and the list of winners includes a Latina: Quiara Alegría Hudes! The writer won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for her play Water By the Spoonful


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Broadway
Our 5 Favorite Latino Broadway Characters!
By Latina Staff | 08/23/2011 - 15:23

Ricky Martin has been tweeting about his role in the highly anticipated Broadway musical, Evita, but the Puerto Rican superstar isn't the only one who's excited about the show (we can't wait to see it!).


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Star Tracker Penelope Cruz
Star Tracker: Penelope Cruz, Dayanara Torres, Lin-Manuel Miranda and more!
By Adriana Rivera | 08/12/2011 - 13:30

Penelope Cruz is all set and ready to star in a new film in Sarajevo called Venuto al Mondo (Into The World), directed by Sergio Castellitto. Cruz said in a 2010 statement that her role in this film would be the most important of her life.


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Introducing Yvette Gonzalez Nacer
Introducing 'Fresh Beat Band' Star Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer
By Lee Hernandez | 04/11/2011 - 12:00

Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer is a triple threat (actress, dancer and singer) and one of the stars of the Nick Jr. live-action musical sitcom, The Fresh Beat Band.

On the show, which follows four best friends who go to music school together and love to sing and dance, Nacer plays a vivacious and spunky guitar player/dancer named Kiki. The 25-year-old Cuban star—who performs original songs on the hit show every week—has rocked out onscreen alongside big stars like Justin Bieber and Ne-Yo.  


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In the Heights
'In the Heights' Movie: Our Dream Casting Choices Revealed!
By Lee Hernandez | 03/10/2011 - 18:26

This week, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara told TV Guide she’s close to landing the role of beauty salon owner Daniela in the movie version of the Tony-winning Broadway musical, In the Heights, which begins shooting this summer. That got us thinking about our dream casting choices. Check them out:


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