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Latin Standards, back by popular demand!

  • Brava Theater Center Cabaret 2781 24th Street San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States (map)

Back by popular demand, Brava presents
Marga Gomez in Latin Standards

Written & Performed by MARGA GOMEZ

Photo by Fabian Echevarria

Photo by Fabian Echevarria

Friday, March 16 – 8pm
Saturday, March 17  8pm
Sunday, March 18 7pm

Friday, March 23 – 8pm
Saturday, March 24  8pm
Sunday, March 25 7pm

Friday, March 30 – 8pm
Saturday, March 31  8pm
Sunday, April 1 7pm

Elegantly structured and cleverly staged, it’s both touching and funny.  Gomez simply owns the stage.
— SF Examiner

In her 12th and final solo play Latin Standards Marga Gomez performs the loving, funny and true story of perseverance and creative addiction passed down from immigrant father to lesbian daughter. Mixing nostalgia, urgency, and comic edge, Gomez portrays herself as a driven adult child of a Cuban entertainer. Defying reason she attempts to produce a hipster comedy night at a struggling Latino drag queen club, Esta Noche, during the onset of San Francisco’s gentrification crisis. Between vivid portrayals of characters from 1960’s Manhattan to present day San Francisco, Gomez ponders the ballads (or Latin Standards) penned by her late father Willy Chevalier: a comedian/producer/entrepreneur and composer of dance tunes that reveled in jealousy and obsession.

Gomez’s characterizations are impossible to resist.
— SF Chronicle