Cuban-American producer José Daniel Freixas has announced the staging of a new play, “The Walls Have Ears” which is set to world premiere this weekend in Miami, running for 6 weeks until May 14th.
Please note: proceeds from ticket sales will go to support Rosa Maria Paya’s organization Cuba Decide.
Here is his announcement:
The World Premiere of “The Walls Have Ears” will take place April 8th at the Westchester Cultural Arts Center in Miami. The play was inspired by the experiences of actor-writer Robby Ramos’s grandfather, a Cuban dissident who served time at the notorious Presidio Modelo prison camp where the play takes place. It is the author’s “love letter to Cuban political prisoners and the Cuban diaspora,” while the story explores universal themes of family ties, oppression and justice.
The Walls Have Ears marks Miami-based actor Robby Ramos’s debut as a playwright. Ramos is best known for his portrayal of ‘Diego Cottonmouth,’ a wise-cracking wrestler and series regular on the Starz hit TV series “Heels,” which enters its second season this fall.
Serving as producer of The Walls Have Ears is Rosa Maria Paya, a Cuban activist for freedom and human rights, and the daughter of famed Cuban political activist Oswaldo Paya, who was murdered by the Cuban government. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to support Rosa Maria Paya’s organization Cuba Decide.
On Saturdays, following the performance, we will be hosting an afterparty on site featuring specialty cocktails by The Real Havana Club, cuban music, cigars, and bites. I have enclosed links for more information. Would love to see you out there and appreciate your support of this important live theater experience in Miami.