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People’s Theatre Project

¡Uptown Palante! With Mino Lora: Episode 3

If you missed this week’s episode of ¡Uptown Palante! With Mino Lora, don’t worry we got you. This week’s special guest is Maria Lizardo of the mighty NMIC. Also, our founder and EIC interviews Uptown treasure, Veronica Liu, of…

¡Uptown Palante! With Mino Lora

Have you seen ¡Uptown Palante! With Mino Lora yet? Well, what are you waiting for? In these dark days, we all need a little Uptown Love and light. Every week we highlight and amplify the stories of joy and…

04/30/20: ¡Uptown Palante! With Mino Lora

Do you suffer from the Trump Coronavirus Blues? Well, here comes The People’s Theatre Project (PTP) to the rescue. Starting next Thursday, April 30 at 2 pm tune in to PTP’s FB Live for the inaugural episode of ¡Uptown…

People's Theatre Project - Storm The Palace

New theater work examines immigrant lives | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Carmen Barbosa remembers the fear. The 80-year-old Washington Heights resident came to the United States from Cartagena, Columbia in 1981. She wished to start a new life after her husband passed away, and find more consistent…

Look at Luna | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar It was an intimate preview for a public calling. A talented group of young immigrant actors from Dominican Republic, Bali, Bangladesh, Nicaragua and West Africa Benin quietly launched a city-wide tour with a preview performance…

“Still in crisis” | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Nelliebelle Cordero is distressed. The 41-year-old mother of three came to New York City after her home in Arecibo, Puerto Rico was destroyed by Hurricane María. She arrived in the city last November to stay with…

Spread Love: Toys 4 Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico may be down but it is certainly not out. Uptown superhero Lin-Manuel Miranda has teamed up with Toys “R” Us to bring a little joy and magic to the children of Puerto Rico for Three Kings Day…

Lin-Manuel Miranda In The Heights

Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda – Almost Like Praying

Uptown superhero, Lin-Manuel Miranda, has done it again. In record time, he gathered some of the biggest names in Latin music to put together the infectious Almost Like Praying. Artists such as J Lo, Marc Anthony, Ruben Blades, Juan…