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by Melanie Votaw Four-time Tony Award-nominee Raul Esparza is one of Broadway’s brightest stars and my personal favorite Broadway actor. Lately, though, he is also gracing both movie and television screens. We chatted on the phone at length in what became one of the most fun and relaxed interviews I’ve ever had. We spoke, for […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Emil Baez (@_EBaez) On a wickedly frigid night last week, Thursday, January 24th to be exact, Trouble In The Heights, the United Palace and Washington Heights made history. Trouble In The Heights became the first movie in over 40 years to be shown on the silver screen of the United […]
Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy)
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The film begins, as all movies should, with the looming George Washington Bridge as a backdrop. Javy, masterfully played by the young, 13-year-old phenomenon Antonio Ortiz, comes across a bag full of illicit cash that belongs to the neighborhood bad guy, Nevada (perfectly portrayed by Broadway veteran Raúl Esparza). That fateful […]