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Christmas in the Barrio

    Christmas in the Barrio  Community Holiday Celebration   Saturday, December 9, 2023 7:00pm   TEATRO ESPERANZA General Admission: FREE   A North Philly tradition, Esperanza’s annual Christmas celebration for the community returns to Teatro Esperanza! Join us for an evening of Christmas caroling, traditional Latino music and dance, festive food, face-painting, and fun...

Little Mass for Christmas

Little Mass for Christmas – WORLD PREMIERE  Vivaldi – Gloria in D Major, RV 589 Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia  Saturday, December 16, 2023 7:30pm TEATRO ESPERANZA  General Admission: $15, Adults  Students & Seniors FREE  Composer Evan Williams conducts the world premiere of his Baroque and Medieval-inspired “A Little Mass for Christmas.” Countertenor Reginald Mobley leads a...

Retrato: Suzzette Ortiz

    Retrato: Suzzette Ortiz   EAC 2023/2024 Artist In Residence    Saturday, January 27, 2024  7:30pm    TEATRO ESPERANZA   General Admission: $15, Adults  Students & Seniors FREE                                                                                Multifaceted composer and performer, Suzzette Ortiz, curates and performs a kaleidoscopic retrospective of her work spanning Classical, Latin, Choral Music, and Jazz featuring young performers...

LatinX Composers – Astral Artists

    LatinX Composers – Astral Artists  Daniel de Jesus WORLD PREMIERE                                            Friday, February 16, 2024  6:30pm    TEATRO ESPERANZA   General Admission: $15, Adults  Students & Seniors FREE    Astral Artist’s roster of emerging virtuosos returns to the Teatro with chamber music by Latin American composers, including the world premiere of a new...

Stand Up! Latina Comics

    Stand Up! Latina Comics  with Che Guerrero    Friday, March 15, 2024  7:30pm    TEATRO ESPERANZA   General Admission: $15, Adults  Students & Seniors FREE                                                                                Comedian, playwright, storyteller, and Tik-Tok sensation, Che Guerrero returns to Teatro Esperanza to host an evening of bilingual stand-up comedy featuring Latina comedians.     Part of VOCES...

Bailando con Maria (Dancing with Maria)

Bailando con Maria (Dancing with Maria)  Living in Mexico, young Maria wants to carve her own path in life. Her parents dream of her becoming a doctor or a soccer player, but dance is the only passion that lives in Maria’s heart.     Saturday, March 23, 2024  3:00pm    TEATRO ESPERANZA   General Admission: $15, Adults ...

Street Heroines

    Street Heroines  Screening & Conversation   Saturday, April 13, 2024 7:30pm   General Admission: $15, Adults Students & Seniors FREE   Juxtaposing the experiences of Latina artists from New York City, Mexico City, and São Paulo as they navigate a male-dominated subculture to establish artistic identities within chaotic urban landscapes, Street Heroines combines...

Mariposas

    Mariposas – WORLD PREMIERE  Christina Castro-Tauser   Saturday, April 27, 2024 7:30pm   TEATRO ESPERANZA General Admission: $15, Adults Students & Seniors FREE   Evening of dance choreographed by Christina Castro-Tauser exploring the lives and legacy of the Mirabal sisters of the Dominican Republic under Trujillo's regime and the strength of women through...

Corazón de Esperanza

  Corazón de Esperanza – WORLD PREMIERE  Gilda Lyons: Dali Quartet with Ben Toth   Thursday, May 16, 2024 7:30pm   General Admission: $15, Adults Students & Seniors FREE   Nicaraguan-American composer/vocalist Gilda Lyons’ new work  for voice, percussion, strings, and media interweaves universally humane reflections on Nicaraguan culture in a series of musical portraits inspired by found text,...

Lyric Fest Mariachi!

  Lyric Fest Mariachi!  Mexican Classical Song & Ranchera Folksong with Mariachi Band     Saturday, May 18, 2024 Event begins 2:00pm; Performance begins 3:00pm   TEATRO ESPERANZA General Admission: $5, Adults Children & Seniors FREE   Bring the whole family for an afternoon of Mariachi, Mexican art and folk songs, food, face painting, and local...

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