The company Alta Escena in association with Latinos United presents “María Montez 100 años”, authored by Luis Dantes-Castillo. After presentations it the Dominican Republic and New York the play now comes to Miami.
Giamilka Román plays María, while Amarilis Rodríguez plays María’s mother (Regla María Teresa), Olga Valdez and Judith Rodríguez are in the roles of María’s cousins (Celeste and Ela) together with the actor Luis Dantes-Castillo, who plays several roles during the performance. All under the direction of Bienvenido Miranda.
María Montez, the first Dominican to succeed in Hollywood, was born in the city of Barahona on June 6, 1912. She is the second of ten brothers. The true name of the star was María África Gracia Vidal.