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LATA Award 2023: Barbara Herr
March 15, 2023
Latin Alternative Theater Award honors
Barbara Herr with a LATA AWARD 2023 for Outstanding Person of the Year and a LATA Award as an Actress in Best Ensemble for “ ” Written and directed by Hamlet in Harlem Alberto Ferreras -Theater for the New City.
Barbara Herr is an actress/writer/LGBTQ human, animal and civil rights activist with more than 40 years of performance and activism to her credit. TV: HABLA: Men (HBO; 2015), Transmission Streaming (2020). Stage: We Love The Movies: A Cabaret(Lehman Center 2921) I’m Still Herr (Duplex/BAAD/FuerzaFest; 2014-2016), Suddenly Last Summer (IFC Center; 2015), Fabulous Fakes (Apollo Theater;1990), La casa de Bernarda Alba(San Juan,PR), La jaula de las locas (1988 San Juan, PR) Los Nutcrackers:A Christmas Carajo ( BAAD 2016-17-20) Simply Herr (BAAD 2017), TransMission (Teatro Círculo, 2017, Bklyn College 2018, BAAD 2019, LGBTQ CENTER (2019); Centro De Bellas Artes San Juan(2022) Hamlet In Harlem (NYC 2022) The Riot (Fuerzafest 2019) Clubs: Sabor Latino at Monster NYC, Escuelita NYC, Bachelor’s Disco PR, Club Evolution NYC, Yerba Buena PR, El Yunque Rainforest PR, and many Resort Residencies throughout the Caribbean.
Film: Mirror, Mirror (1996); Portrait of a Lady (2008); HERR(2016) Lesson #6 by Alberto Ferreras (Short film 2017) Leo Dan (short/2018), Awards: Honorary Proclamation by the City Of NY for outstanding contributions to the LGBTQ Community;National Puerto Rican Day Award for outstanding contribution to the PR LGBTQI Community in the NYC diaspora, Honorary King(Museo del Barrio Three Kings Festival, HOLA (Hispanic Organization For Latino Actors) Best Solo Performance for TransMission 2017, LATA Award for Transmission 2017. LATA Award for outstanding person of the year (2022) LATA Best Ensemble Cast for Hamlet In Harlem (2022). “ ,” says Luis Caballero, her friend and director, who first encountered Herr’s stage persona when he was a teen in Puerto Rico. Without her realizing it, Barbra was an inspiration for a generation of artists
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