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El Coqui Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom

From 7 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Refreshing, Funny, Clever, Great writing

About the show

La Vega Management presents this superhero dramedy about Alex, a comic book artist who has begun secretly dressing up as his creation: El Coquí Espectacular, defender of Nuyoricans! More…

When Alex's brother Joe is fired from a project for not being Puerto Rican enough, the two hatch a plan with the help of a young photographer named Yesica: to debut El Coquí at the Puerto Rican Day Parade and prove themselves to the world! 'El Coquí Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom' examines the ways in which we define our heritage, and ourselves.

Member Reviews (7)


Entertaining, Refreshing, Funny, Clever, Great writing
Avg Score

Funny, Refreshing, Relevant, Great writing, Distracting space

See it if you're a fan of comics, New York, Spanish Harlem, and are Latino or love Latinos (and who doesn't?).

Don't see it if you may be easily distracted by noises in the echoey theater, which is inside a (sometimes noisy) community center.

Also The playwright and director do a great job of making you think you kno... Read more Read less

Entertaining, Fun, Refreshing, Intelligent, A smidge unfocused

See it if you love stories about good vs. evil, creating art vs. selling out, being "hyphen" vs. being American. Its also a very touching family drama

Don't see it if you want a finished product. The production was great, the core story was great, but it was too long and had one too many storylines.

Delightful, Entertaining, Great writing, Funny, Refreshing

See it if you love lively and funny theatre that draws from the comic book genre, to tell a story with heart.

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of the comic book or super hero genre.

Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Must see, Epic

See it if You're looking for a totally unique play to see. You enjoy watching shows that have superior technical elements.

Don't see it if You don't like edgy, new-age plays.

Also El Coquí is an absolute treat. I have never seen anything as unique as... Read more Read less

Clever, Entertaining, Refreshing, Relevant, Quirky

See it if If you want to see something with a distinct point of view and is a little bit different than an ordinary kitchen sink family comedy/drama.

Don't see it if You don't like comic books or the whole super hero genre which is used here very cleverly.

Great acting, Hilarious, Great writing, Intelligent, Profound

See it if You like comics Latino culture and muscles

Don't see it if You have a ticket to Hamilton... seriously that's the only reason you shouldn't come

Clever, Quirky, Delightful

See it if you'd like to see something a little different -

Don't see it if you like same old tired theater -

“El Coqui Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom” hasn't been reviewed by any Critics (yet!)

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