Following a record-setting 2020 run at Arizona’s Phoenix Theater Company, ¡Americano!—the new musical based on the life of DREAMer Tony Valdovinos—officially opened at Off-Broadway's New World Stages May 1. The limited run is scheduled to continue through June 19.
Sean Ewing (West Side Story, The Visitor), who starred in the Arizona production, heads the cast as Valdovinos alongside Legna Cedillo, Yassmin Alers, Johanna Carlisle-Zepeda, Joseph Paul Cavazos, Lucas Coatney, Devin Cortez, Juan Luis Espinal, Justin Figueroa, Ruben Flores, Megan Elyse Fulmer, Henry Gendron, Anne-Lise Koyabe, Alessandro J. Lopez, Edgar Lopez, Carolina Miranda, Alex Paez, Ryan Reyes, Lannie Rubio, Nicole Paloma Sarro, Robbie Serrano, Maria Cristina Posada Slye, and Pablo Torres.
¡Americano! features a score by singer-songwriter Carrie Rodriguez, a book by Michael Barnard, Jonathan Rosenberg, and Fernanda Santos, and additional lyrics by Barnard and Rosenberg. Barnard also directs.