A Few Observations On Paris…

In Europe, they use a 1-Euro coin, not paper. But more notably, they use a 2-Euro coin. At first, it seems nutty, right? What a weird, random denomination!!! Two months later, I’m all about the-2-euro-coin-is-genius-and-why-don’t-we-have-a-2-dollar-coin? About the coin demand on the street… The “homeless” population of France – and I use the quotes because I’m…

Normandy, with blood in the soil.

There is something that aches about a beautiful place with so much blood in its soil. I am in Normandy. Serene, bucolic, strewn with fields of yellow flowers…. …..yet not peaceful. Is the wail of war still in the wind? Because the moment it sweeps my face, my eyes begin to burn. They will burn…

Eileen featured on TV Martí

Eileen’s performance in the world premier of Carmen La Cubana just got featured on TV Martí!  As a U.S. based news channel serving the U.S., Cuba & Latin America, the station took an interest in our Cuban American girl from Miami-gone-Parisian!  After interviewing Eileen about her role as Paquita and her experience working in her first Cuban…

See Eileen on ABC’s THE FAMILY

Are you watching ABC’s new thriller about a missing-boy-found? Eileen co-starred in Episode 5, titled “I Win”. If you missed the episode – or want to see it again – you can currently watch it online for free on ABC and HULU or, of course, wait for the rerun, if you prefer the retro way…!

Paris Will Make You Feel Feelings

I detest crying. Really reject it as a personal weakness in myself. So I find myself wanting to spontaneously cry in Paris for joy and am unsettled-yet-happy-but-confused and swallowing giant wads of Big Emotions in uncomfortable gulps. So let me tell you about my day. It’s my first day off after six days of rehearsal…

Carmen la Cubana

What: World Premiere Musical
Where: Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris FRANCE
When: April 6th – 30th 2016

This fresh musical theatre version of Bizet’s CARMEN moves the story to 1958 revolution-era Cuba with an international cast and creative team. Eileen originated the streetwise, quick-witted Paquita in a cast made up of Americans and Cubans, lead by Tony-nominated British director Chris Renshaw, with new orchestrations and arrangements by Tony winner Alex Lacamoire…