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Arizona DREAMer Antonio Valdovinos has Invited President Donald Trump to attend a performance of AMERICANO!

Posted by   /  February 12, 2020  /  Featured News, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By BWW News Desk An Arizona DREAMer has reached out to President Donald Trump ahead of his campaign trip to Phoenix next week via a letter sent Tuesday, February 11th. Antonio Valdovinos has invited President Trump to attend a special performance of Americano! The Musical during his upcoming campaign stop in Phoenix on February 19th.In the letter, Valdovinos […]

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BWW Review: The Phoenix Theatre Company Presents AMERICANO!

Posted by   /  February 12, 2020  /  Featured News, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Sean Ewing in Americano! / Broadway World By Herbert Paine | Broadway World There are over 800,000 DREAMers in the United States. Young adults, living daily in uncertainty as to whether their protected status under President Obama’s 2017 Executive Order (Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals) will be upheld in the face of legal challenges by […]

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[OPINION] Americano! is the musical immigrants need to touch your heart

Posted by   /  February 11, 2020  /  Featured News, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Opinion: Phoenix Theatre has produced the rare musical that can explain the political predicament of dreamers in an enjoyable, accessible way. By Elvia Díaz | Arizona Republic Some couldn’t contain themselves, quietly dabbing tears to the U.S. citizenship oath of the Marine who’d never be. Their eyes were transfixed on the stage where the young man poured […]

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New Arizona Musical Gains Bipartisan Acclaim and Nears Box Office Record

Posted by   /  February 7, 2020  /  Featured News  /  No Comments

Flipping The Script on Political Divisions: Groundbreaking New Musical Gaining Bipartisan Kudos As It Nears Record Sales; Launching New York Effort in April Broadway Veteran Hired as General Manager for 29 Hour Read in New York City post-Phoenix. Related: Americano Mini-Documentary It takes a lot in this political age to bring disparate sides of the […]

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First look at Americano! at Phoenix Theatre Company

Posted by   /  February 3, 2020  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Broadway World   The Broadway-aimed musical Americano!, inspired by the life of DREAMer and community organizer Tony Valdovinos, is now running through February 23 at Phoenix, Arizona’s The Phoenix Theatre Company. The musical features Sean Ewing (Broadway’s West Side Story, Amazing Grace) as Tony Valdovinos, leading a company including Johanna Carlisle-Zepeda, Maria Amorocho, Edgar Lopez, […]

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¡Americano!, the story of DREAMR and 13-year-old with dreams of becoming an entrepreneur

Posted by   /  January 30, 2020  /  Featured News  /  No Comments

¡Americano! merchandise, sold by Logan Rose, at the show’s opening last night. / Submitted photo ¡Americano! opened the Phoenix Theater’s 100th season last night to a sell-out crowd. If the buzz in the lobby at intermission and after the show could serve as a review, it is lighting in a bottle.  The true story of a […]

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The best things to do in metro Phoenix this week? ¡Americano!

Posted by   /  January 29, 2020  /  Featured News, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

See world premiere theater at The Phoenix Theatre Company.Photo: Lynn Trimble By Cara Pencak, Benjamin Leatherman, Lynn Trimble and Chris Coplan | Phoenix New Times Hey Phoenix, we’ve planned your week. You can enjoy the cool weather during the Waste Management Phoenix Open, get your most important plant questions answered at a Gardening Q&A Event, […]

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More than 60 Dreamers to attend premier of Americano

Posted by   /  January 28, 2020  /  Immigration, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Tickets for ¡Americano! are still available for some shows at www.phoenixtheatre.com. Shows take place in the Company’s 378-seat Mainstage Theatre, January 29 – February 23 with the World Premiere on January 31.  Also visit AmericanoTheMusical.com for more information.  Music included in Americano! is now available on CD and on digital platforms. CD’s can be purchased here.Spotify click here.Pandora click here.Amazon Music click here.iHeart Radio click here.Apple Music click here. For more information […]

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New album inspired by new immigration musical now available

Posted by   /  January 25, 2020  /  Immigration, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

CD’s can be purchased here.Spotify click here.Pandora click here.Amazon Music click here.iHeart Radio click here.For a sample of some of those recordings click here. Tickets for Americano! are on sale at www.phoenixtheatre.com. tShows take place in the Company’s 378-seat Mainstage Theatre, January 29 – February 23 with the World Premiere on January 31. Also visit AmericanoTheMusical.com for more information.

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DACA recipient and subject of new Phoenix musical expresses concerns about pending Supreme Court decision

Posted by   /  January 22, 2020  /  Immigration, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

(PHOENIX) — Students at Camelback High School got a special sneak peak of a groundbreaking new musical, Americano! as the Phoenix political activist upon whose life this story is based will shared his journey and his fears with local students and members of the media. Antonio Valdovinos is a DREAMer, a Camelback High School Graduate, […]

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