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A Mexican Affair - Submitted by Katie Rosin
April 8 @ 7:00 pm - April 20 @ 9:30 pm| $24 - $115
CONVERGENCES THEATRE COLLECTIVE is pleased to announce the return of A MEXICAN AFFAIR, created and performed by Rafa Reyes (Awarded Cultural Representative of Veracruz ), with new arrangements by musical director Felipe Fournier (two-time Grammy Awards nominee; One time Latin Grammy Awards nominee), and directed by Jeremy Williams (Babel). A MEXICAN AFFAIR will play Saturday, April 8th at 7:00pm and Thursday, April 20th at 9:30pm at the Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010). Tickets range in price from $24-$115 and are available at www.metropolitanroom.com.
A Mexican Affair celebrates the relationship between Mexico and the United States and the beautiful cultural influence between both countries. An evening of delicious music, candid stories, and spicy romance featuring popular Jazz tunes written by Mexican and American composers. The thrilling fusion of rhythms and musical influences invites you to take an adventure filled with passion, heartbreak, and a little dirty mambo! Featuring songs by Frederick Loewe and Alan J. Lerner, Jimmy Kennedy and Michael Carr, Ben Weisman and Sid Wayne, Agustin Lara, Maria Grever, Pablo Beltran, Consuelo Velazquez, and others.
Created and performed by Rafa Reyes. Featuring Felipe Fournier on vibraphone, Dan Martínez (Supermambo!) on bass, Hugo Moreno (The Filmharmonic Brass, Jarana Beat, The Gregorio Uribe Big Band, Le Train Bleu, Marlboro Music Festival) on trumpet, percussionist Guillermo Barron (¿Cuál Es La Prisa?), Joel Mateo (Chembo Corniel Quintet, Jan Kus, Mixtura, Oasis) on drums, and special guest Rey David Alejandre (Mists: Charles Ives For Jazz Orchestra; The Colette Michaan Quintet; Supermambo!) on trombone.
Only Two Performances:
Saturday, April 8th at 7:00pm (Doors open at 6:15pm)
Thursday, April 20th at 9:30pm (Doors open at 9:00pm)
Tickets are $24 -General (plus $25 Food/Beverage min.), $95 – VIP Silver Package (Open Bar, One Ticket Entry, Skipping Line, and Gratuity), $115 – VIP Gold Package (Open Bar, One Appetizer Platter, Private Premium Seating, One Ticket Entry, Skipping Line, and Gratuity) and are now available online at www.metropolitanroom.com or by calling 212-206-0440. Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the theater ½ hour prior to performances.
Running Time: 70 Minutes
Direct link to purchase tickets: http://metropolitanroom.com/event.cfm?id=250966&cart
Watch a clip of A Mexican Affair: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-N8cEg3iz4M&feature=youtu.be