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Your City Is About To Be Gentrifucked
The Latino Comedy Project returns with a fierce new skewering
"...that once formed that city … send in the LCP?..."

May 31, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Pilot Program
The Latino Comedy Project eyes a move to TV with El Channel
"...Now, along with the other members of the 10-person LCP company, he's an Emmy-nominated writer on the brink of..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Trouping Ahead
The Latino Comedy Project keeps creating laughter and its own opportunities
"...get screen time? That's a burning question for the LCP, which is headlining Teatro Humanidad's seventh annual Austin Latino..."

Aug. 26, 2005 Arts Feature by Patti Hadad

A Nation Laughs
On the eve of its fifth Latino Comedy Fiesta, Austin's Latino Comedy Project has discovered a national audience for its signature brand of humor lampooning ethnic stereotypes and challenging cultural assumptions.
"...Project excitedly spoke of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the LCP's "ravenous" audiences, traveling to Los Angeles, why HBO's Mr...."

Aug. 22, 2003 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

TV Eye
Ajua, Austin! The Latin Comedy Project, Paul Saucido, and Los Bad Apples make a summer splash.
"...has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy. No, the LCP, known for some of the most gut-busting and edgy..."

June 12, 2009 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

The Latino Comedy Project
The LCP gets its first nod from Emmy for an ad campaign it did for MTV Tr3s
"...jokers rate a nod from TV's highest honor? As LCP Artistic Director Adrian Villegas explains it on the comedy..."

May 29, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'AlienNation': Making cabrito of immigration scapegoating
In its first new show in two years, Austin's Latino Comedy Project roasts the immigration debate
"...though it may not necessarily seem that way. The LCP first made a splash locally almost 10 years ago,..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Exhibitionism
Latino Comedy Festival: Ripeness Is All
"...on the bill was Adrian Villegas, artistic director for LCP and a young man with a lot on his..."

Aug. 20, 1999 Arts Review

Latino Comedy Project
The sketch troupe says bye to Bush by serving up its best jabs at W one last time
"...he was still Texas’ governor.) To say adios, the LCP is presenting Bye Bye Bush, a collection of the..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Citizen Quién?
The Latino Comedy Project's 'Citizen Quién?' hits the audience like a 300-pound masked Mexican wrestler rebounding almost horizontal off the ring ropes of parody
"...bowled over by the starry Spanglish banter of the LCP, if Wayne Anglo Brenner can be reduced to soundless..."

June 3, 2005 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Latino Comedy Project Sells Out
In their newest sketch anthology, The LCP Sells Out, the Latino Comedy Project subjects the motivations of Latino artists and celebrities, as well as those of their media exploiters, to a jesterly scrutinizing in a fast-paced, enthusiastic, muy silly parade of skits, videos, and songs.
"...Project is funny. In their newest sketch anthology, The LCP Sells Out, this troupe presents warped views of Latino..."

May 11, 2001 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

OoBer Alles
A guide to the troupes in the 2007 Out of Bounds Improv Festival
"...Latino Comedy Project: Adrian Villegas, el jefe of Austin's LCP, opens up a can of comedy-monologue whup-ass, interspersed with..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Culture Flash!
Images of coexistence on Auditorium Shores, artists wanted to leave gifts in the urban landscape, LCP on TV, and '25 to watch' at the Austin Fine Arts Fest
"...troupe's performances and videos as well as interviews with LCP members. See for yourself at the company Web site,..."

March 4, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Austin Theatre Critics Table 2000-2001 Nominations
The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced the nominations for their ninth annual awards for achievement in the arts.
"...Van Winkle, One Flea SpareSupporting Actress, ComedyPatricia Arredondo, The LCP Sells Out..."

May 18, 2001 Arts Feature

Exhibitionism
Little Shop of Horrors: All The Fine Young Cannibal Plants
"...to an infomercial hawking the Pendejo Self-Defense Kit, the LCP kicks a few sacred cows and roasts a few..."

March 13, 1998 Arts Review

The Second Austin Latino Comedy Fiesta: A Long Way
Local Arts Reviews
"...sketches from their previous shows. I remember watching the LCP the first time they performed; it was at UT..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Arts Review by Mary Jane Garza

The Past, Present, and FuturX of Latinx Performance in Austin
The current surge of Latinx theatre and dance in Austin speaks to both tradition and pioneering new directions
"...And it doesn't get much more up-to-the-minute than the LCP's 2017 production, Gentrifucked. These are the companies that have..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Arts Feature by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

Wayne Alan Brenner's Top 10 Arts-Related Things I Enjoyed in 2017
Bold takes on history and art that moved around the city spoke to a growing, changing Austin this year
"...is why we give a big thumbs-up to the LCP for showing us what's what and helping us laugh..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Five Good Things to Do in Austin This Weekend
On what’s already the second weekend of June, yes
"...tumultuous town. And you know we recently interviewed the LCP’s Adrian Villegas about the whole deal, right?..."

June 9, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Q&A Hole: What Color Would You Change the Sky To?
With Mical Trejo, Nate Southard, Katherine Catmull, Mark Love & more
"...Mical Trejo, Actor: I'd coat it with a reflective..."

April 15, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

All Over Creation: A Brief History of Laugh Riots in Austin
As April overflows with comedy festivals, an overview of Austin's celebrations of funny
"...Big Stinkin' and Les McGehee and Master Pancake and LCP and FPIA and OOB and everything else along the..."

April 13, 2012 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Barrio Daze
La Raza's Edge – with a sense of humor, ese
"...Adrian Villegas, el Jefe of the Latino Comedy Project,..."

Aug. 31, 2011 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Taking the World Stage
How more theatre made Here is getting Out There and what that means
"...it as funny." (The video was also part of LCP's recent live show AlienNation.)..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Six Mexicans Named Gonzalez
In Six Mexicans Named Gonzalez, writer-performer Adrian Villegas is not afraid to confront American racism and spit in its ghoulish eye – and he's pretty damned funny as he does it
"...you live in Austin and haven't heard of the LCP, then you just haven't been paying attention. Here, Villegas..."

May 14, 2004 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Austin Critics Table Winners 2000-01
"...Supporting Actress, ComedyErica Saenz, The LCP Sells Out..."

June 15, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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