TEATRO SEA and Manuel Morán
Present as part of the festival
BORIMIX 2011: Puerto Rico Fest
DC-7, The Roberto Clemente Story
The new musical from Puertorican writer/director, Luis Caballero,
On the legendary baseball star, Roberto Clemente
November 11th 2011
Teatro SEA, City of New York
New York, NY -September 29, 2011 – The Society of the Educational Arts (SEA), celebrating its 25 years, under the artistic direction of the Dr. Manuel A. Morán, announces the sixth edition of the Festival BORIMIX 2011: Puerto Rico Fest during the next month of November, celebrating the month of Puertorican heritage. This festival collaborates with several cultural institutions and presents more than 25 events in New York City by Puertorican artists in visual arts, theater, dance, symposiums, poetry, music and film. This year, SEA dedicates BORIMIX 2011: Puerto Rico Fest to the exceptional baseball player and committed humanitarian ROBERTO CLEMENTE.
Among the activities to commemorate its 25 years, SEAwill present the musical, DC-7, The Roberto Clemente Story, by Luis Caballero. The production will present the history of the legendary ballplayer, first Puertorican and Latin American inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame, the 11th player to reach 3,000 hits and who passed away December 31, 1972 in an airplane accident on his way to Nicaragua with relief supplies for the survivors of a catastrophic earthquake. “I feel happy, motivated and enthusiastic. I believe that is the right moment to tell such an amazing story.” indicated Luis Caballero, who began writing the piece 6 years ago. This marks his return to theater, after various years of writing and directing movies.