FROM THE CRITICS...
"VIVA LA EVOLUCION! is a must-see for anyone
Cubana and an enjoyable evening for all."

Elena Sheppard, TIME OUT - NEW YORK
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“As soon as Diana Yanez dances onto the stage
(mojito in hand) … it's clear we're in for
an intriguing experience.”

Chris Kompanek, THEATERMANIA.COM
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"An American comedy of Cuban proportions – as Diana Yanez calls it - is funny, witty, engaging and well-acted."

Lina Zeldovich, CURTAIN UP
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"Thanks to her naturally positive energy, and
some nice shaping from director Marjorie Duffield,
the one hour show flies along, taking you with it."
"It's a fun and engrossing show."

Judith Jarosz, NY THEATER.COM
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"...side splitting jokes and heart-wrenching memories...."
"VIVA LA EVOLUCION! is a show worth seeing!"
"Diana Yanez, a fantastically funny woman, is a charming and personable story teller....."

Michelle Rodriguez, NEW YORK THEATER REVIEW
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"Really Funny."
"If that's the closest I ever get to Havana,
that's fine with me."

Steve Hauck, THEATER IS EASY
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"Smartly directed by Marjorie Duffield"
"I enjoyed myself and laughed a lot."


"In showing how Cubans are “larger than life,” (Yanez)
proves there’s an underlying, disarming intimacy
to their culture that’s even more powerful."

David Kennerley, GAY CITY NEWS – NY
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and SOME OF THE AUDIENCE REVIEWS...

"It's INCREDIBLE-- funny, moving, brilliant! Can't wait to be in the audience again. Anyone who doesn't see this excellent, hilarious and moving show is LOCO!"

Andrea Reese

"Funny, entertaining and at times poignant... I thoroughly enjoyed the whole performance. "

Adrian Diz

"Diana's performance was inspiring.  I loved the construction of the piece, the way the stories, words and gestures recurred, deepening the texture and refracting the themes in different ways."

Joanna Anderson

"Saw it, loved it!  ... get your tickets and go."

Cynthia L. Cooper

"An arsenal of outrageous well-woven tales ."
John Denero

"I laughed so hard my tits hurt!"
Sonya Rodino

"Make Mojitos not War!"
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