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The Latina Christmas Special

From 18 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Quirky, Must see

About the show

In this new comedy special, three acclaimed American Latina comedians tell the tales that make them uniquely American, undoubtedly Latina, and most of all, friends. More…

From the show:

Bursting with laughs, more laughs, music and escándalo (scandal), and making its NYC debut at the SoHo Playhouse. You thought your holidays with the family were dramatic? Try these three hilarious, touching and surprisingly personal Christmas stories of holidays past told by three acclaimed American Latina comedians.


Member Reviews (18)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Quirky, Must see
84
Avg Score

83
Lively, Heartwarming, Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if Three lively 30-min Latina standup acts about family xmas experiences. Great fun w/serious moments. Cultural insight. Boisterous audience.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy standup. You are looking for more substance. Possibly cliched if you are from the latinx culture (which I am not).

Also No need to speak Spanish. In fact I enjoyed learning some Spanish expr... Read more Read less

76
Entertaining, Quirky, Fluffy, Funny

See it if LatinX Xmas Espectacle. Three amigas offer up their culture to yours with funny, sometimes potent, relatable stories.

Don't see it if What would happen if three femme friends got together during the holidays to put on a floor show without a two-drink minimum?

88
Absorbing, Entertaining, Quirky, Funny

See it if Three woman tell their memory of Christmas, family, traditions and little family drama.

Don't see it if You do not want a comedy. Some Spanish is spoken. They do say the meaning in English.

Also This show is about loving your family.

85
Hilarious, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if Fun & moving Christmas experience Latina style. 3 wonderful Latinas share their holiday family traditions & culture.

Don't see it if You have issues with Latin culture.

98
Heartwarming and inspiring, Intelligent, clever, entertaining, Great performances, Timely and more relevant than ever, Hilarious, wry and witty

See it if You are, know or want to know Latinas. Way funnier if you know Spanish, but not essential. Shared stories of the heart, of Christmases past.

Don't see it if No reason not to. Unless you're racist, willfully ignorant or don't care for Latino culture. Their stories are heartfelt and universal.

Also Terrific evening, on so many levels. Three individually great Latina c... Read more Read less

73
Cliched, Fluffy, Indulgent, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you come from a Latinx family, you enjoy parody of family life

Don't see it if You come from a normal family, you want a drama with a plot, you don't like comedy

Also The last of the three women had something valuable and serious to say.... Read more Read less

76
Cliched, Funny

See it if You don’t mind hearing some funny but unoriginal material.

Don't see it if Your looking for strong original material.

96
Must see, Resonant, Great writing, Delightful, Funny

See it if You like to remember, laugh, cry, learn, celebrate, and appreciate. These 3 women give their all and touch your heart and funny bone.

Don't see it if To tell you the truth I don’t want to try and think why you shouldn’t see this. It’s a feel good show. I want to keep that feeling.

81
Must see, Hilarious, Quirky, Funny

See it if You want to laugh and take a walk down memory lane in Spanish culture.

Don't see it if If you don’t care about Latin culture.

80
Heart-warming, Relevant, Funny

See it if you like family reminiscences, told from the heart, with a comic flavor. Yes, they are Latinas, but you don’t have to be.

Don't see it if you want serious. There are many serious moments (as in any family), but it is a lighthearted evening overall.

90
Great writing, Entertaining, Hilarious, Funny, Clever

See it if like Latin culture and growing up and coming of age. I loved it but the seats were uncomfortable. But it was such a great show.

Don't see it if you not interested in Latin culture and do not like live theater.

90
Hilarious, Must see, Funny, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if If you are of Latin descent or if you love comedies about ethnic groups

Don't see it if If you don’t like a small 3 woman show on ethnic colloquialisms

75
Clever, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if You want to hear about the different experiences in a Latin family. Funny generalizations / jokes about the Latin culture. Deep messages

Don't see it if You are looking for extravagant sets or costumes.

79
Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You like a different sort of Christmas showe

Don't see it if Like traditional interpretations of the Holiday

90
Resonant, Intelligent, Entertaining, Relevant, Funny

See it if The show has 3 Latinas sharing memories of their family Christmas's with verve, humor and sentiment. Latina or not, we are all a family.

Don't see it if Scrooge is your role model.

86
Entertaining, Resonant, Profound, Funny, Absorbing

See it if You are not intimidated to have 3 very talented women make you think, and laugh.

Don't see it if you want to miss out on a really great show.

100
Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Hilarious, Great writing, Delightful

See it if Definitely see. Hilarious & Poignant. Heartfelt and Unique. I loved it and it brought back a lot of forgotten memories of Christmases past

Don't see it if Don't see if you're expecting a show in Spanish. Don't see if you just want stand-up comedy - it's much more than that.

100
Profound, Must see, Hilarious, Great singing, Funny

See it if The three captivated the audience with their funny and sad memories of Christmas from their childhood and young adult hood.

Don't see it if If you cry easy. Some of their stories tug at your heartstrings. But always a terrific show!


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