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Preview: John Leguizamo (Broadway at Duke)

February 26, 2004 - Durham, NC:


John Leguizamo (Broadway at Duke, 8 p.m. March 2 in Page Auditorium on Duke University's West Campus) is an award-winning 39-year-old Latino stage and screen actor and comedian who was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and moved to America when he was four years old. He started writing his own comic material in high school and testing it out on his classmates. Leguizamo (pronounced "le-gwee-sa-mo") is a Golden Globe nominee for best supporting actor in a motion picture for To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995) and an Emmy Award winner for outstanding performance in a variety or music program for Freak (1998). His current R-rated one-man show co-produced by Broadway at Duke and OnStage, in association with Mi Gente was originally scheduled for March 30. John Leguizamo is also a two-time Tony Award® nominee (as performer and writer of Freak) and the winner of the 1993 Theatre World Special Award (for Spic-O-Rama). His latest solo, Sexaholix, closed on Broadway on Dec. 7, 2003. For more information about John Leguizamo, visit http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0000491/. For tickets to his March 2 performance at Duke, telephone 919/684-4444 or visit http://tickets.duke.edu/. Parking Alert: There is no free parking adjacent to the Page Auditorium anymore. You may purchase a $3 parking voucher when you buy your ticket or pay $5 at the new Parking Deck (PGIV) located on Science Drive, behind the Bryan Center.