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Ten 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival Shows That Look Interesting To Me

I have not had a lot of time to focus much on the upcoming Hollywood Fringe Festival and all the delectations being prepared within. Been a little busy with the launching of our re-designed site. Many thanks to all of you, by the way, who have offered your feedback, good or bad, it is all valuable and we appreciate it. Change is hard, but so far things are looking up.But the Fringe…Usually by now I have an idea of th...
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Swapping the Genders of Romeo and Juliet Doesn't Work

Well, golly gee whillikers, you might be thinking to yourself. There’s absolutely no way Katie could write an honest, unbiased review of R&J, a gender-reversed Romeo and Juliet. After all, you think, she has 50 mutual friends on Facebook with someone in the cast!Oh no! You got me. That’s right. I went to college for theater (I know—what a surprise, I love theater so much I wanted to study it in an academic environment). A college in L...
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Zip Ties or Rope?

Zip Ties is a play that zig zags. The show opens on Saul (Ryan Lisman) explaining to Otto (Hank Doughan) that ropes are the best way to tie up a man—much better than zip ties. Both of the men are mercenaries, hired to abduct a man (David McCarthy) who has recently been released from jail. By the end of the play, someone is tied up with—you guessed it—zip ties. To call Saul incompetent would be an understatement, but of course, he’s unaware of his ineptitude—thou...
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2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival Generates $400,000 in Ticket Sales

Some people have bitched and complained to me that the Hollywood Fringe Festival is just one big rip off, they make you pay your entrance fee, give you access to a cool website and then you’re on your own. To which I reply, you are absolutely correct, to an extent, but you’re looking at the opportunity incorrectly.And that’s what the Fringe is, always has been and remains, an opportunity, some take advantage of it, some don’t....