LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS
An original comedic one-man play by John Leguizamo
Directed by Tony Taccone
Emmy winner John Leguizamo makes his highly-anticipated return to Broadway this fall in his original one-man comedic play, direct from his acclaimed engagements at The Public Theater and Berkeley Repertory Theater. In Latin History for Morons, John Legiuzamo schools his son—and the rest of us—on the buried and forgotten history of Latinos in the Americas in this outrageously funny, satirical one-man play about uncovering the truth, and recovering from the past.
Inspired by the near total absence of Latinos in his son’s American history class, Leguizamo embarks on a frenzied search to find a Latin hero for his son’s school project. From a mad recap of the Aztec empire to stories of unknown Latin patriots of the Revolutionary War and beyond, Leguizamo breaks down the 3,000 years between the Mayans and Ricky Ricardo into 95 irreverent and uncensored minutes in his trademark style.