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By John Leguizamo

John Leguizamo's smash–hit one–man indicates were acclaimed by way of critics and enthusiasts alike. during this new Harper Paperback version, all 4 indicates are compiled into one phenomenally interesting quantity.

Mambo Mouth (1991), Leguizamo's first express, used to be an off Broadway sensation. Leguizamo's portrayal of 7 diversified Latino characters earned him either Obie and Outer Critics Circle awards. His keep on with up, Spic–O–Rama (1993), a "dysfunctional relatives comedy," offers 24–hours within the lifetime of one kinfolk. It loved a sold–out run in Chicago prior to moving to ny the place it received its author a Drama table Award. Freak (1998), Leguizamo's Broadway debut, is his personal coming–of–age tale. A "demi–semi–quasi–pseudo–autobiography," the convey used to be a serious and advertisement luck and gained an Emmy while it used to be proven on television. Sexaholix: A Love tale (2001), in keeping with the sold–out nationwide travel of John Leguizamo dwell! was once nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award in addition to a Tony Award.

Alternately hilarious and poignant, regularly candid and searingly clever, The Works of John Leguizamo is a must–have for lovers of this inimitable performer.

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It’s great to see ya. You never returned my calls, never wrote, nothing. It’s all right. I never took it personally. ” “My new kids wanted to see the show,” he said. “Oh,” I said, disappointed. “My Junior is so much better looking and funny, more talented, more intelligent than you ever were. ” Pops beamed proudly. And I get that look on my face like when you wanna fart without making noise. Pops went on. “I always said if anybody can make something out of nothing, it’s you, John. Let’s be honest.

I’m in my dressing room; a shower curtain’s hanging up backstage with a mirror and flashlight. It’s sleazy, grimy, and nasty, and I’m getting into character, “The vein, I missed it. ” There’s a knock at my shower curtain and Pops walks in. “Hey, open up in there. ” “Dad? ” I hugged him. “It’s great to see ya. You never returned my calls, never wrote, nothing. It’s all right. I never took it personally. ” “My new kids wanted to see the show,” he said. “Oh,” I said, disappointed. “My Junior is so much better looking and funny, more talented, more intelligent than you ever were.

Ay, fo,” Sanny exclaimed. “I know things even God doesn’t know! Ay, puta, que escándalo, me jodí. At Christmas I always made a lousy Santa. Instead of filling the stockings, I was always trying them on, Ay, fo! Poof, bad thoughts be gone. ” I loved him and I told him so. ” “I know your father doesn’t respect me,” Sanny said, “but that’s bullshit. Because feature this: many highly respectable individuals of ancient and modern times have been homosexuals: Plato, Michelangelo, Disney. Oops, I outed him.

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