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"The Trouble with my Name," by Javier Ávila
Javier Ávila, Education and artist
Javier Ávila, Education and artist
October 01, 2019

Marywood University’s Department of Communication, Language, and Literature will host the one-man show of Javier Ávila titled, “The Trouble with My Name,” on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at 7 p.m., in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts. This event is free and open to the public.

Javier Ávila is a beloved educator and artist, and the first Latino to be named Pennsylvania’s Professor of the Year. He is on tour with his popular one-man show, “The Trouble with My Name,” which sheds light on the American Latino experience with a blend of satire and poetry. Mr. Ávila’s tour has given 35,000 people the chance to see a one-of-a kind performance about the value of diversity. With its blend of education and entertainment, the show is a transformative experience.  

For additional information about the performance of “The Trouble with My Name,” please email Patricia Richards-Service, Ph.D., at triciarichardsservice@marywood.edu, or call (570) 348-6211, ext. 2431.

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