Tag Archive for: Laughs in Spanish

Plates of Cuban food served at Cuba Cuba

Latin Loves: Savor the flavors of Latin cuisine at these local restaurants

¡Qué rico! How delicious is this food? While Colorado — once a part of Mexico — is awash in many restaurants that serve the recipes of our neighbor to the south, other Latin offerings are less well-represented. And though we will never, ever, ever say ‘no’ to an al pastor taco or a breakfast burrito […]

Promotional poster for Jane the Virgin

From Telenovelas to Laughs in Spanish

Mariana, a Cuban and Colombian-American woman living in Miami, is the protagonist of Alexis Scheer’s world premiere play, Laughs in Spanish. But if you were to ask Mariana, the real star of the show would be her mother, Estella. As a larger-than-life telenovela actress, Estella brings some uproarious drama to Laughs in Spanish.   Telenovelas, often […]

An exhibit hall inside the Clyfford Still Museum

Denver’s Visual Art Scene

Art abounds in and around Denver, on the street, in galleries, hung on the walls of restaurants and inside the museums. With so many forms, it’s easy for those with an eye for visual creativity to find something new, thought provoking, or just plain cool to see. Juxtapose a romp around the local visual art […]

The graffiti style painted backdrop for Laughs in Spanish

Turning a Theatre Into a Gallery for Laughs in Spanish

When patrons arrive for an evening at the theatre, little do they know that a fairly nondescript red brick building a mere block away is a busy hive of creativity. Housed at the intersection of 13th and Arapahoe streets in the Historic Tramway Building — now called the Robert & Judi Newman Center for Theatre […]

Headshot of Alexis Scheer

How Playwright Alexis Scheer’s Laughs in Spanish Helped Land Her a Turn on Broadway

She just landed a big job on Broadway, but no one should be surprised. Playwright Alexis Scheer has always been determined. As a Miami adolescent, she passed on having a bat mitzvah to take a role in a regional production of Fiddler on the Roof. “I don’t remember exactly what I told my parents, but […]

Promotional artwork for Laughs in Spanish and Hotter Than Egypt

DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast and Creative Teams for Laughs in Spanish and Hotter Than Egypt

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) Theatre Company is excited to announce the full casting and creative teams for the world premiere production of Laughs in Spanish by Alexis Scheer and Yussef El Guindi’s Hotter Than Egypt. “Winter at the DCPA Theatre Company will be filled with new works when two productions open […]