The Rodriguez family is living in New York City’s El Barrio in the early 1970s, when music was a proud expression of Latino culture amidst neighborhood volatility and social activism. The story centers on patriarch Don Roberto, who tries to instill good values in his children, and faces down the grit and chaos of the era. He works hard to hold his family together, and all the while music and imagination keep their souls afloat. Featuring classic songs by Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, Willie Colón, Héctor Lavoe, Rubén Blades, Johnny Pacheco, Pete El Conde, La Lupe, and others. Mostly in Spanish with English supertitles.
See it if You like Salsa music and are interested in supporting Latinos in the arts. The script is not deep but it was entertaining and funny.
Don't see it if You don't like musicals. This show is in Spanish & English, some may have a hard time understanding Spanish & following the subtitles.
See it if You love salsa music from the 60s and 70s
Don't see it if You dont like learning about Puerto Rican culture and life in NYC during the 60s
See it if you love Latin music and speak /understand Spanish.
Don't see it if if you don't speak/understand Spanish. They have English sub-titles but you have to sit on the right hand side in order to read them.
See it if If you grew up in the 1970's and enjoy your salsa music from the greatest!!
Don't see it if I can't think of any reason for anyone not wanting to see this performance!!
See it if you love salsa music. You will get your fill and more and in this wonderful production.
Don't see it if You do not like traditional musicals. It is very much of this genre and leans heavily on this structure.
See it if You like great music,dancing,acting and very, very heartwarming. I loved it!!!
Don't see it if I cannot think one bad thing to say.
See it if You are familiar with Hispanic culture and like salsa music and have an understanding of Spanish language
Don't see it if you don't know Spanish and don't like Latin music and Harlem stories
See it if You want to hear live renditions of classic Spanish songs and are looking for a simple, entertaining show centered on music.
Don't see it if You don't understand Spanish all too well, are not into Spanish music, or are looking for a riveting, deep storyline.
See it if because it funny, an it also tell a great story about the people of El Barrio. The music, the history as well as what took place. etc etc
Don't see it if There is no reason, even if you don't speak Spanish. There is subtitles.
See it if Latin music New York style! Love the music of the 70's, and like actors/actresses who seem to have fun on stage!
Don't see it if You don't like a show that gets you moving in your seat! You want a polished/flashy production!
Also They need a sing-along night! Music took me back to the 70's!
See it if you like musicals with latin music and want to reminisce on memories of the past.
Don't see it if if you need subtitles to be sufficient and accurate. you get bored with weak plots and character development
See it if You love salsa music and want to here a telling about a piece of NYC history using that music. You will like it if you like In The Heights
Don't see it if Music in mostly all Spanish doesn't work for you.
See it if You love salsa and want to reminisce about growing up in el barrio
Don't see it if You are looking for an amazing story. This play is all about the music, the dancing, the energy and "the feels"
See it if you like latin music and amazing singers. The story line has important history in it.
Don't see it if you do not mind understanding few words in spanish here and there. Sometimes they are not translated with subtitles
Also it is a very entertaining show, there is so much talent on that stage.
See it if If you love Salsa music, good singing and dancing by the performers and a fun show that the audience appreciates...
Don't see it if If you do not enjoy Salsa music and some Spanish dialogue/lyrics or if you want a well-developed story line...
See it if LOVED THE SHOW. GREAT CAST. ACCURATE VIEW OF EL BARRIO IN THE 70'S.
Don't see it if ACTING WAS GOOD, MUSIC WAS GOOD AND GOT LOTS OF LAUGHS OUT OF IT.
See it if want to feel what is was like to grow up in a spanish neighborhood set in the 70's this show is definetly for you. great latin singers
Don't see it if dont like span-english dialog, spanish music
See it if You know anything about coming up in the "Barrio" and love Salsa music.
Don't see it if you don't like Salsa music or great acting!! Its a must see