"Heartfelt and fascinating"
– CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Jul 21 - Aug 20, 2017 in Goodman's Owen Theatre

Around 2 hours including one intermission

Chicago’s legendary 1960s nightclub comes bursting back to life in a "heartfelt and fascinating" (Chicago Tribune) musical celebration of the city’s Latino community.

LA HAVANA MADRID HAS RETURNED THIS YEAR AT THE DEN THEATRE MAY 11 - JUNE 22, 2019. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE REMOUNT >>

Step back into 1960s Chicago and La Havana Madrid, the long-gone Caribbean night club that drew throngs of newly-arrived Latinos to the city’s north side. Inspired by real stories, this intimate recreation of the vibrant music venue immerses audiences in the pulsing sounds of live mambo and salsa. Don’t miss it!

 

 

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Artists

By SANDRA DELGADO, Directed by CHERYL LYNN BRUCE

Cast

SANDRA DELGADO - La Havana Madrid
DONOVAN DIAZ
 - Carlos
KRYSTAL ORTIZ - Maria
MIKE OQUENDO - Tony
CLAUDIA QUESADA - Myrna
MARVIN QUIJADA - Carpacho
TOMMY RIVERA-VEGA - Henry
VALERIA ROSERO - Maruja

Creative Team and Crew

ROBERTO CARPACHO MARIN - Director of Carpacho y Su Súper Combo
ASHLEY ANN WOODS
 - Scenic Design
ELSA HILTNER - Costume Design
HEATHER SPARLING - Lighting Design
MIKHAIL FIKSEL - Sound Design
LIVIU PASARE - Projection Design
WILLIAM CARLOS ANGULO - Choreographer
MICHELLE J. RODRIGUEZ - Vocal Director
ANDREI ONEGIN - SEAGULL WORKS SCENE SHOP - Set Construction
RICARDO GUTIERREZ - Executive Director of Teatro Vista, Executive Producer
SYLVIA HEVIA - Managing and Development Director of Teatro Vista
KRIS TORI - Research Assistant
DONALD E. CLAXON - Stage Manager

Critical Praise
  • "Bursting with music and warmth"

    - Chicago Tribune

  • "An immersive and wholly enjoyable experience"

    - Chicago Reader

  • "Exceedingly memorable"

    - Chicago Reader

  • "An effecting new play"

    - Chicago Reader

  • ★★★★ (out of 5)

    - Time Out Chicago

  • "Enhanting"

    - Time Out Chicago

  • "Inspiring, honest and historical"

    - Around the Town

  • "A stunning bit of history about our city and the changes of the neighborhoods"

    - Around the Town