Everybody Wants to Get 'Naked In The Tropics': Opens January 23 at the Macha Theatre

Jan 14, 2010, 15:01 ET from Macha Theatre/Films

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT: "Naked in the Tropics." A World Premiere play with music.

WHO: Written and directed by Odalys Nanin. Co-directed by Ivonne Coll. Original music by Danny Indart. Lyrics by Odalys Nanin and Danny Indart. Casting by Raul Staggs. Presented by Macha Theatre/Films and Odalys Nanin.

WHERE: Macha Theatre, 1107 N. Kings Rd., West Hollywood, CA 90069. Some parking onsite. More parking across the street in a municipal parking structure (fee charged).

WHEN: Previews January, 15, 16, 17, 22. Gala Opening Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 8 p.m. Runs through Sunday, February 21. Show times: Friday and Saturday at 8, Sunday at 7.

ADMISSION: $34. Except Gala Opening performance, $40 (includes reception).

RESERVATIONS: (323) 960-1057.

ONLINE TICKETING: www.Plays411.com/nakedtropics

CONSUMER ADVISORY: For adults only. Not suitable for children.

ESTIMATED RUNNING TIME: Two hours plus intermission.

Andy, a young Latino with a pregnant Anglo girlfriend, is set up to take the fall in a drug bust. Immigration authorities are threatening to deport him.  How can they deport him? He was born in the United States, wasn't he?  Now, he'll have to prove it. Fortunately for him, his Cuban mother's closest friend is Alicia, the very best immigration lawyer around. It will take all her skills to fight for Andy and keep his family together.

This new play with songs is written and directed by acclaimed Cuban-American playwright Odalys Nanin. Her composer and co-lyricist is Danny Indart, who has written songs for many Hollywood films.

The cast for "Naked in the Tropics" includes (in alphabetical order) Gabrielle Abitol, Victor Dante, Carey Embry, Jean St. James, Castille Landon, Carlos Moreno, Odalys Nanin, Daniel Rivera and Natalie Salins.

SOURCE Macha Theatre/Films