Private Reading - Friday, September 23rd, 2011 @ 8PM & Saturday 24th at 2PM - La Nacional: 239 West 14th Street (btwn 7th & 8th avenues)
Jackie Shark is the Host, the Joker, and God, as she chats in this interview setting with Hispanic historical characters: Eva Perón, Simón Bolivar, Dolores Ibarruri, and Antonio Machín. As these guests flaunt their heroism, humbling secrets are also unveiled that lead them back to a path of true realization.
Antonio Machín, 1903 - 1977 - One of the most recorded Cuban singers of the 20th century who in 1930 became a hit wonder in New York with the song, El manisero (The Peanut Vendor), becoming the first Cuban song to sell over a million copies around the world, presaging the rumba explosion of the 1930s. Died in Sevilla, Spain where he lived most of his life.
Maria Eva (Ibarguren) Perón “Evita” (1919-1952) Argentinian leader and 2nd wife of Juan Perón. In her time Evita was the most powerful woman in the world.
PLAYED BY: Elizabeth Inghram
Simón Bolivar (1783 – 1830)
Liberator of the Americas, leading the independence movement for 6 nations in northern South America. The George Washington of Spanish America.
Dolores Ibarruri “Pasionaria” (1895 – 1989)
A Basque woman of indomitable spirit and a great Spaniard who founded the Spanish Communist party, and won international renown during the Spanish Civil War for her courage defending Republican Spain against Franco.
PLAYED BY: Dana Jacks
HOST / JACKIE SHARK / JOKER & GOD
PLAYED BY: Diana Oh