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 want to experience a flashback from the 70's....it's really a great show it's a must
Don't see it if I cannot say don't see..you would be missing out on a great showing the music acting everything is absolutely fantastic.
See it if You love the Latin culture. The Salsa music from that time is timeless. It transcends in their performance.
Don't see it if If you cannot relate to the music, culture and the people from that time period.
See it if You love salsa music and remember the 1970's. It will bring back memories of the great music and revolutionary movement of the times.
Don't see it if You don't like musicals.
See it if you like salsa music and stories on family dynamics and the changes in a city over time. the energy jumps off stage. it felt like a party.
Don't see it if you mind reading subtitles. the show squeezes over 20 songs into the show and the story is a bit lacking to make space for them all.
See it if you like classic salsa, great singers --Tito Nieves, yo! Angel Lopez of Son By 4, yo yo!-- and history of the Latin people in NYC.
Don't see it if can't be in a roomful of Latin people. ;-)