- $26 for one ticket to The Glory, A Latin Cabaret (up to $40.58 value)
- Where: Teatro SEA
- When: November 15 - December 6, 2015 (Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm. Sundays at 4pm).
- Section: general admission
- Door time: 30 minutes before showtime
“The Glory, A Latin Cabaret”
- The Show:
For its 30th anniversary, the esteemed Society of the Educational Arts, Inc. (Teatro SEA), under the artistic direction of Dr.Manuel A. Moran, present the world premiere of The Glory, A Latin Cabaret, a musical revue that honors the late legendary superstars of Latin Cabaret from the Caribbean, including Cuba’s La Sonora Matancera and its stars, Myrta Silva, Daniel Santos, and Celia Cruz.
The show transport audiences to a heavenly realm where Myrta Silva and Daniel Santos are the stars of a big band night club emceed by Archangel Camacho. When Celia Cruz arrives and wants to share the stage with them, a humorous Telenovela-style drama ensues, as they sing their greatest songs. Throw in a live orchestra, singers, puppets, and a little celestial magic, and they have a heavenly hit on their hands. Performances are presented in English with songs in Spanish.
Celia Cruz started her career in Cuba and joined the infamous Afro-Cuban band, La Sonora Matancera. She became a Latin mega star and “The Queen of Salsa”, winning many Grammy Awards.
Daniel Santos, a Puerto Rican composer and singer of boleros, became a star in the 1950’s throughout Latin America, recording over 40 albums. He performed in the United States and in Latin America–including Cuba– with La Sonora Matancera, singing in various Caribbean musical styles.
Myrta Silva, also known as “La Gorda de Oro” and “The Queen of the Guaracha”, was a Puerto Rican singer and composer. She began in Cabarets and gained much fame singing with many Latin American stars during the’40’s and ’50s. As the lead singer in La Sonora Matancera for several years,her music career continued to flourish, and she expanded into television, producing her own show.
La Sonora Matancera is an Afro-Cuban band formed in Matanzas, Cuba in the early 1920’s. The band lasted for more than 50 years, and many famous singers were involved with the band, including Celia Cruz, Daniel Santos and Myrta Silva.