Profiles The Actor And Examines His Struggle To Mount His Latest One-Man Show
Arlington, Va. – PBS Distribution today announced it is releasing John Leguizamo: Tales From A Ghetto Klown on DVD. The program profiles award-winning actor and playwright John Leguizamo’s unorthodox rise to success and his struggles to mount his latest one-man show on Broadway and beyond.
After the Broadway success of his latest show, Ghetto Klown, Leguizamo goes on the road to his native Colombia and performs it in Spanish. The film, directed by Ben DeJesus, documents the entire journey, including such bumps along the way as his struggles to translate the show and his insecurities over his rusty language skills. John Leguizamo: Tales From A Ghetto Klown is currently available on DVD. The run time of the program is 60 minutes and the DVD SRP is $24.99.
John Leguizamo: Tales From A Ghetto Klown is a co-production of Diamante Pictures, David Chitel, Fisher Stevens, director Ben DeJesus and Latino Public Broadcasting, with major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Funding for the launch of PBS Arts has been provided by Anne Ray Charitable Trust, public television viewers and PBS.
John Leguizamo: Tales From A Ghetto Klown
Street Date: September 11, 2012
Run Time: 60 Minutes