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Hollywood Fringe Offers New Creative Workshops

The marketing and promotional workshops are already de rigeur for all participants, but now the Fringe gang have added free “creative workshops” to perhaps help you get that fringy idea over the line in time for 2016. Check it:Organizers of the Hollywood Fringe Festival (www.hollywoodfringe.org) have announced a new set of free workshops this fall focusing on creative development, the writing process and mentorship in the arts. A small panel of veteran Fringe writers will share their experiences and answ...
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"O, frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!" - by Ezra Buzzington

There are certain occurrences in life which seem to guarantee the presence of an overseeing, benevolent higher power: the meeting of your One True Love, the birth of your first child, a check arriving in the mail JUST in time. That kind of thing. When I first heard about the Elephant Theatre complex having to abandon its several homes, I was deflated. Five venues, in one swell foop simply gone. Many may think my concerns were centered around the Hollywood Fringe Festival losing what amounted to a kind of venue ...
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ABSURDISM AND REALITY CLASH IN "MOUNT VERNON"

As if we needed more evidence, the recent shootings in Orlando substantiate how America’s relationship with gun ownership, gun usage, and the Constitutional right to bear arms remains a contentious issue that sorely needs to be publicly dialogued—and what better place than the theater? Straight out of the school of Albee, Rena Brannan has written a two-character puzzle-box of a play which means to highlight these themes, but even with some knockout performances, the show gets lost under the weight o...