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Growing Up Gonzales

November 27, 2022

A bittersweet comedy of two brothers growing up the Puerto Rican section of the Bronx in the 1970’s.


When Johnny Gonzales is forced to clean out the apartment of his recently deceased younger brother Cisco he discovers a treasure chest of private, personal notes left behind by his younger brother. The notes are pages and pages of events that happened in the past. They represent Cisco’s innocent interpretation of love, life and everything in between. When Johnny begins to read these notes the magical journey Begins.

Growing Up Gonzales is a One man show about brotherly love, the healing power of saying goodbye and a whole lot more!

What critics are saying…

“Overflowing with colorful detail and smartly observed anecdotes, this one man show is an affectionate, funny, and spicily authentic collage of growing up Puerto Rican in the Bronx of the 1970s.”— Backstage

…”The punch of the individual stories will keep you pinned to your seat!” – New York Daily News