Our host Nancy Paloma Collins sits with the writer of a musical for a conversation about heartbreak, pain and the journey to find your true self.
This episode explores the development of Arena a House Music-al with Abel Alvarado, the true story of a young man that found his true self through an experience at the world famous Arena Night Club that closed in 2015. Abel knew that his story and the stories of so many needed to be document and told for others to hear and inspire those that need to feel empowered to find their true self.
Arena a house Music-al is currently playing at Casa 0101 in East Los Angeles. For more information on how to buy tickets go to:
TNH (Teatro Nuevos Horizontes) Productions, CASA 0101 Theater, El Centro Del Pueblo and Councilmember Gil Cedillo are proud to present its first original musical:
ARENA: A House MUSIC-al
Written by Abel Alvarado
ARENA: A House Music-al, written by Abel Alvarado, is based on the house music of the 1990’s at the legendary ARENA Nightclub in Hollywood. The story follows Lucio, the music minister, with a dynamic voice of the the Apostolic Church where his parents are also the pastors. He also has a closeted relationship with the church guitar player and when his parents find out, all hell breaks loose.
Come reexperience the magic that was Arena.
Host: Nancy Paloma Collins LMFT
Guest: Abel Alvarado