Endless critical and audience acclaim direct from Broadway. A sold-out run at The Public Theater. A record-breaking engagement at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, the most totally unique show of the season, reveals American’s unsung heroes, throughout past and present – all unforgettably told by Tony and Emmy Award® winner John Leguizamo, one of the most incisive, insightful and entertaining personalities on stage today.
LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS is inspired by the near total absence of Latinos from his son’s American History books. John Leguizamo embarks on an outrageously funny, frenzied search to find a Latin hero for his son’s school history project. From a mad recap of the Aztec empire to stories of unknown Latin patriots of the Revolutionary War and beyond, Leguizamo breaks down the 3,000 years between the Mayans and Pitbull into 110 irreverent and uncensored minutes above and beyond his unique style.
Boisterous, joyful and politically urgent, there couldn’t be a better time for Latin History For Morons. Keeping an entire theater enraptured through his own musings, impressions, and literal pratfalls, Leguizamo gives us a space to cheer and cry, to laugh and listen.
A funny, surprising poignant, and startlingly touching quest for the perfect Latin hero!
John Leguizamo is back, as smart, provocative, bracing—and wise—as ever. In this dazzling comedic-philosophic evening of laughter, his Latin lesson is a treat.
Pre-Show Dining Packages
When you purchase tickets for this performance, you will have the option to add a special pre-show dining package at Mercat Bistro.
Walk into a romantic setting that is inspired by some of the finest European design and culinary practices. Mercat Bistro is revered for being an intimate venue filled with stunning antiquities that have been recycled and reclaimed from all over the world. To view sample menu, CLICK HERE
*Tax and gratuity are not included
The Skyline Terrace – A NEW CONVENIENT PRE-PERFORMANCE DINING OPTION
Simplify your show plans by dining in a beautiful setting, just moments away from your seats! The Center is excited to offer a new pre-performance dining option on the Skyline Terrace in the Winspear Opera House. Before select performances, patrons can enjoy a catered buffet meal that has been specially paired with the evening’s show by Wolfgang Puck Catering.