John Leguizamo returns to Broadway this fall in Latin History for Morons.
John Leguizamo returns to Broadway this fall in Latin History for Morons.
(© David Gordon)

John Leguizamo returns to Broadway this fall in his new solo show, Latin History for Morons. On September 26, Leguizamo watched his marquee go up outside of Studio 54, where the show begins previews October 19. Opening night is set for November 15.

John Leguizamo's Latin History for Morons marquee features a photo of him as artist Frida Kahlo.
John Leguizamo's Latin History for Morons marquee features a photo of him as artist Frida Kahlo.
(© David Gordon)

Directed by Tony Taccone, Latin History for Morons comes to Broadway following coproductions at Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Public Theater. Inspired by the near-total absence of Latinos in his son's American history class, Latin History for Morons is Leguizamo's frenzied search to find a Latin hero for his son's school 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 Ricky Ricardo into an irreverent and concise history lesson.

John Leguizamo hops on a ladder to pose with his Broadway marquee.
John Leguizamo hops on a ladder to pose with his Broadway marquee.
(© David Gordon)

The creative team includes Rachel Hauck (scenic design), Alexander V. Nichols (lighting design), and Bray Poor (original music and sound design).

For tickets and more information, click here.