"Paquito Forever" is a one-man show by Joan Vázquez, returning to the New York cabaret stage after his debut at Feinstein's/54 Below with his Sondheim show Something's Coming. The show is an intimate and personal account of the real-life adventures of Paquito (Paco) Alonso, a gay Catalonian growing up wanting to be a dancer in Franco's postwar Spain but grafting his way out to reach the bright lights of Broadway and beyond.
PAQUITO FOREVER -a one-man cabaret show by Joan Vázquez- will open in New York this season at Club Cumming, after his successful performances at Live at Zédel in London, and at different venues in Spain.
PAQUITO FOREVER is a new musical written by Fran Arráez and Gerard Alonso and directed by Victor Alvaro. It is an intimate, personal (and musical!) and fun account of the real-life adventures of Paquito (Paco) Alonso, a gay Catalonian growing up wanting to be a dancer in Franco's post-war Spain but grafting his way out to reach the bright lights of Broadway and beyond.
Joan Vázquez -accompanied on the piano by writer Gerard Alonso- brings an evening of stand-up comedy, flamenco, blues, jazz, dancing and a tiny little bit of cross-dressing. After his London debut at The Crazy Coqs to rave reviews in 2016 with Something's Coming: A Sondheim Tribute and his acclaimed New York City debut at Feinstein's/54 Below, Joan Vázquez is thrilled to bring PAQUITO FOREVER to New York.
Regarding New York's première, Joan says: "Paco made New York his hometown for decades. He was an artist from Barcelona who played landmarks like the Village Gate, the Theatre East or Radio City. He was a big dreamer and a true fighter. It inspires me to tell his story. I'm excited about performing at Club Cummings. It's the coolest place and just perfect for PAQUITO."
The show -that has won a National award for Best Actor in Spain and received Critics' Award nominations for Best Show in Barcelona- is the tale of a strong willed and courageous figure who refuses to let adversity, failure or even bigotry stop him being a success.
Monday, February 24, 2020
505 East 6th Street, New York
Cookies are small pieces of data that websites send to browsers and which are stored in users’ devices: computers, mobile telephones, tablets, and so on. Their purpose is to improve the experience of using the website, as these archives make it possible for the website to remember information about the user’s visits, such as preferred options or language. In this way the website personalizes its content and becomes more agile and useful for the user.
By browsing this website users agree to cookies being installed in their equipment that enable us to find out the following information:
Types of cookies
This website uses session, or temporary, cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies merely keep data while the user is visiting the website. Persistent cookies store the data on the device’s hard drive so that it will be accessible in more than one session.
Depending on the type of data obtained the website can use technical cookies.
These allow users to browse the webpage and use the different options or services it contains. For example, controlling data traffic and communication, identifying the session, entering restricted access areas, requesting enrolment or participation in an event, using security features while browsing and storing content.
These allow users to access the website with some general characteristics that are either already predefined in their hard drive or defined by the user. For example, the language, the type of browser used to access the website, the chosen content design, the geo-location of the device or the regional configuration from where access takes place.
Statistical analysis cookies
These make it possible to monitor and analyse the behaviour of visitors to the website. The information gathered is used to measure a website’s activity and to produce users’ browsing history, making it possible to improve the service.
Third party cookies
Third party cookies that manage and improve the services offered can also be installed. For example, statistics services like Google Analytics.
Managing the cookies in my browser
Users can allow, block or erase the cookies installed in their device by configuring the browsing options.