The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA)
proudly presents the 2015 edition of the
This year, HOLA is presenting
a very special staged play reading
in celebration of the life and work of
Oscar A. Colón.
Siempre en Mi Corazón
Written by OSCAR A. COLÓN
Directed by MIRIAM CRUZ
Monday, December 14, 2015 at 7:30pm
TEATRO LATEA at the
CLEMENTE SOTO VÉLEZ CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER
107 Suffolk Street, Second floor
(between Rivington and Delancey streets), NYC
F J M Z trains to Essex-Delancey / M14A, B39 buses
No admission. Limited seating.
Call (212) 253-1015 or (888) 624-HOLA
to make a reservation.
OSCAR A. COLÓN was born on April 10, 1937. His plays include Short End of the Bridge, Soldiers of the 117th, Welcome to Margaret’s World, Siempre en Mi Corazón, Reina, Alice Down the Hole, Becoming Bernarda (a prequel), La Reina’s Last Album, Fornicating With The Devil, The Last of Bernarda (a sequel), Listenings: A Morning with María Irene Fornes, El Señor Presidente and his Biographer and The Mad Journey of Wilhemina Davis. He was commissioned by INTAR to translate and adapt René Marqués’ María o el alba. In addition, he wrote the book and lyrics for the musicals Don Benito, L’Extraordinaire and Coquí. His first play, Siempre en Mi Corazón, was published by Mentor/Penguin, as part of the anthology Nuestro New York. The Last of Bernarda was published by El Archivo Nacional del Ateneo Puertorriqueño. He was of the first two playwrights (the other being Pablo García Gámez) to win an HOLA Award for playwriting (for the play The Last of Bernarda). He passed away on December 1, 2015. He leaves behind his wife, Miriam Cruz; his two children, Oscar de la Fe Colón and Miriam Carnase; his grandchildren; friends and family in the New York Latino theater scene.