Doors open 7:30. Showtime 8pm, 90 minutes. Marga Gomez is an adult child of a Cuban entertainer who in 2012 defied reason by attempting to launch a hipster comedy night at the struggling but legendary Latino drag club Esta Noche, to honor her macho immigrant comedian dad. After the Dec 17th San Francisco final workshop "Latin Standards" will have it's world premiere Off Broadway at the "Under The Radar Festival" at the Public Theater Jan 11th to 15th, 2017. For more info visit margagomez.com/latinstandards
"Latin Standards" is a hybrid of stand-up and poignant autobiography peppered with unforgettable characters, physicality and commentary on displacement and resilliance. Marga revisits the triumphs and demons of her father Willy Chevalier: comedian, producer, songwriter, Cafe El Pico spokesperson, and prominent figure in the golden era of New York’s Latino variety shows.. It's an energetic, funny and poignant story of perseverance and creative addiction passed down from immigrant father to lesbian daughter.