On Your Feet!

What: On Your Feet! The Gloria & Emilio Estefan Musical
When: February & March 2022
Where: Actors’ Playhouse, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL

It’s the first Cuban American-inspired Broadway musical – set in Miami – and it’s coming full circle with its regional premiere in Miami!  OYF is the true love story of Gloria & Emilo Estefan and their rise to musical fame despite exile, struggle and obstacles. Eileen will be playing the role of Gloria’s mom and performing the hit song Mi Tierra.

The musical packs in the greatest hits, like “Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “Get On Your Feet,” “Oye Mi Canto,” “Doctor Beat” and “Coming Out of the Dark.” You may want to wear comfortable dancing shoes. Just in case.

Visit ActorsPlayhouse.org for exact show dates, times and ticket prices. Covid precautions will be followed, including mask-wearing and proof of vaccination for patrons 12 and up.

L’HÔTEL, a new dark comedy

What: L’HÔTEL, a new dark comedy
When: July 18, 2021
Where: The Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

A Cuban mother and her American-born daughter take a hopelessly misguided “bonding trip” to Paris loaded with explosive emotional baggage. Then a real bomb goes off. It’s a dark comedy from Cuban American playwright Marisol Medina, and Eileen plays the daughter desperately trying to connect with her mom.  There’s also a sexy French Algerian bellboy, three languages bandying about, and A LOT of complications.

It’s being presented as a reading in The Fulton’s first-ever Stories of Diversity series.

Glass Ceilings… a new musical

What: Premiere of Glass Ceilings, a new musical
When: March 5-28, 2020
Where: Rockwell Table & Stage, 1714 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles CA

Welcome to Hergatory, where God is actually a Goddess, & 9 real women from throughout history meet for the very first time.  But why?  This exciting new show covers a breathtaking range of musical styles, with stories that will make you laugh, cry, think and feel.  Catch it in its limited debut run at Rockwell Table & Stage, an intimate setting where the actors are practically an arm’s length away, and be one of the first to experience this fantastic show.

Musi-CAL Concert Performance

What: Musi-CAL Concert Performance
When: March 2nd 2020 @ 8pm
Where: Rockwell Table & Stage, 1714 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles CA

Eileen will sing from the new musical GLASS CEILINGS where she performs as Anne Royall, the first professional female journalist to interview a sitting president.  Her daringly unconventional method of securing this interview is the subject of the raucous, comedic duet between her & President John Quincy Adams.  GLASS CEILINGS is being staged for the very first time beginning March 5th at The Rockwell, making this a sneak peek at one of the show’s funniest moments!

Children’s Book Launch

What: Launch of New Children’s Book “GrandParents Game Night”
When: July 13th 2019
Where: Miami Dade Little Havana Library, 1398 SW 1st St., Miami FL

Eileen launched her debut children’s book in her own hometown surrounded by excited children who came out to enjoy her read aloud her story, plus live music, crafts & free books! Organized by Read Conmigo, an incredible group that encourages bilingual literacy by publishing and giving away books in English & Spanish, like Eileen’s story of a group of fun-loving grandparents who turn a party into a lively lesson for the grandkids about love & friendship.

Eileen on MacGyver

What: Eileen on MacGyver episode No-Go + High-Voltage + Rescue
When: April 26th 2019
Where: on CBS

Watch for me near the end of the episode when I deliver news of MacGyver & Company’s exploits like a boss anchorwoman, something I know a little something-something about. Click on for a few interesting tidbits from behind the scenes…

Glass Ceilings a new musical

What: 1st Public Workshop of New Pop/Rock Musical
When: February 20th 2019
Where: SAG-AFTRA, 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles CA

Welcome to Hergatory! It’s an all-female purgatory populated by trailblazing women from history… But these early feminist pioneers can’t “move on” from this rare version of Purgatory. Not yet.

Hispanicize LA 2018

What: Hispanicize LA
When: October 11-13th 2018
Where: InterContinental Hotel, 2151 Ave of the Stars, Los Angeles CA

The movers & shakers & social influencers in entertainment gather to learn, network and usually end up dancing. Because Latins. Eileen gets to put her journalism to work as moderator of the Saturday afternoon panel on Social Media Marketing for Film & Television, with a special angle towards filmmakers, artists and content creators. The hour promises to be educational, empowering and probably funny, because Eileen is running the show.

Broadway Sings Disney

What: Disney Cabaret in the heart of LA!
When: Monday, September 17th at 8 pm
Where: Rockwell Table & Stage, 1714 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles CA

Disney Princesses and Princes and VILLAINS will take the stage at this premiere LA venue for musicals. Eileen was invited to perform and is thrilled to be making her Los Angeles singing debut as one of her favorite witches from “under the sea”.

The New Normal Reading Series

What: Comedy Readings + Music & Standup!
When: Tuesday, January 9th at 8 pm
Where: Next Door Lounge, 1154 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles CA 90038

This is how Must-See TV gets made! Enjoy this showcase of 3 new scripts for TV + music & standup! This first-ever series presents teams of Latin, Asian and African American writers & talent in Hollywood! Eileen is on Team Latino, playing the hilariously snooty Melinda in a comedy about a rich family forced to move in with their poor maid & gardener after their patriarch dies…only to inadvertently stumble into the wackiest drug ring ever.