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Triney Sandoval Takes A Break From Shakespeare’s Romeo And Juliet To Talk To CTLatinoNews

 

Photo attached: Triney Sandoval, who plays Capulet in the production of Romeo & Juliet at WCP Photo courtesy of Westport Country Playhouse

Photo attached: Triney Sandoval, who plays Capulet in the production of Romeo & Juliet at WCP
Photo courtesy of Westport Country Playhouse

 

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Triney Sandoval will be performing the role of Capulet in the new production of Romeo & Juliet at Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, CT. (WCP) The play is directed by Mark Lamos, who has served as the artistic director of WCP since 2009. Lamos has become one of the most admired and respected theatrical directors in his interpretation and presentation of works by Shakespeare.  I still remember many of the scenes of the productions of plays by Shakespeare, he directed during the 17 years ...

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Puerto Rican Artist Creates Exhibit With A Political Edge

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A photograph from a new exhibit by Puerto Rican photographer Adál Maldonado

 

Being underwater in a confined space, unable to breathe, triggers an instinctual alarm—it’s uncomfortably close to actually drowning. For celebrated Puerto Rican photographer Adál Maldonado, it’s also a biting metaphor for the state of the island today.

In his new series, Puerto Ricans Underwater, Adál presents Boricuas of varying ages, lifestyles and occupations, each of them submerged in a tub, their bodies restricted by its size and their faces obscured beneath the bathwater. The resulting images are subtly eerie and chill-inducing; they evoke the shock and burn of accidentally inhaling water.

But that’s only the ...

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Paradise Lost: The Poetry of Bessy Reyna

bessy reynaEditor’s Note: Bessy Reyna has been one of CTLatinoNews.com contributor since it was launched in 2012.   A talented writer and poet, we take pride in all your achievements.  Congratulations!

 

 

Bessy Reyna first learned about the beauty of poetry as a fourth grader in Cuba, when her teacher selected her to memorize a poem and recite it to the class.

After moving with her family to Panama, she came to the U.S. in 1968, having received a scholarship from Mt. Holyoke College. She went on to earn master’s and law degrees from UConn and for many years worked at the state Judicial Branch in Hartford.

She is the author ...

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