Press Releases

FRINGEREVIEW.COM- LAMPREY: WEEKEND OF VENGEANCE | June 22, 2016

show: lamprey: weekend of vengeance

Genre-parody is a staple of the Sacred Fools long-running late-night show Serial Killers where this show was born. Peter Fluet has refined his run of episodes into an hour long comedy that can more accurately mimic the structure of the shows that he is skewering. Carrie Keranen plays Lynn Alvarodo, ...
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PACIFIC PALISADES COMPOUND BUILT BY NAZI SYMPATHIZERS DURING WWII INSPIRES WORLD PREMIERE PLAY, ‘BLUEPRINT FOR PARADISE’ | June 21, 2016

show: blueprint for paradise

The ruins of an abandoned WWII Nazi compound in Pacific Palisades, known today as the Murphy Ranch, are the inspiration for a new play. The Athena Cats presents the world premiere of Blueprint for Paradise by Laurel Wetzork, opening July 30 at the Hudson Theatres in Hollywood. Laura Steinroeder dir...
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WORLD PREMIERE BLACK COMEDY ‘ONE OF THE NICE ONES’ IS ANYTHING BUT NICE AT ECHO THEATER COMPANY | June 16, 2016

show: one of the nice ones

True to its LA Weekly-given moniker as Best Bet for Ballsy Original Plays, Echo Theater Companys next offering is a cringe-worthy black comedy about sexual politics in the workplace that will leave audiences howling with laughter in spite of their better selves. Echo artistic director Chris Fields...
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CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR ALL-NEW PRODUCTION OF ‘RECORDED IN HOLLYWOOD’ AT KIRK DOUGLAS THEATRE | June 16, 2016

show: recorded in hollywood

Veteran Broadway actor Stu James (Benny in RENT, national tour of The Color Purple) will reprise the role of black entrepreneur and music mogul John Dolphin when last seasons smash hit musical Recorded in Hollywood gets an all-new production at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Previews begin...
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HOLLYWOOD FRINGE REVIEW: THEATER OF THE ABSURD WITH ‘PUNCH AND JUDY’ AND ‘LAMPREY: WEEKEND OF VENGEANCE’ | June 15, 2016

show: lamprey: weekend of vengeance

Lamprey: Weekend of Vengeance Written by Peter Fluet Directed by Victor Isaac Fringe Premiere Lynn Alvarado (Carrie Keranen) is an L.A. detective who possesses more than a little enthusiasm for her job, much to the chagrin of her long-suffering husband, Chris (Pete Caslavka). She fancies hersel...
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INDIE VOICE- BOB LEGGETT | June 14, 2016

show: lamprey: weekend of vengeance

Next up was a play that debuted as part of the Serial Killer series at Sacred Fools, Lamprey: Weekend of Vengeance. Heads were constantly turning on the shoulders of this packed house as this tightly paced dramedy steamrolled from one hilarious scene to the next, with dialogue delivered at lightnin...
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MICHAEL ARABIAN DIRECTS TENNESSEE WILLIAMS’ RARELY PRODUCED ‘KINGDOM OF EARTH’ | June 13, 2016

show: kingdom of earth

Tennessee Williams aficionados will have the chance to view one of his lesser-known works in a rare Los Angeles production this summer. Michael Arabian (Waiting for Godot) directs Susan Priver, Brian Burke and Daniel Felix de Weldon in Kingdom of Earth, a darkly comic psychodrama set to open July 15 ...
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FOUNTAIN THEATRE PRESENTS WEST COAST PREMIERE OF ‘BABY DOLL’ BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS ‘NEW’ PLAY IS FIRST ADAPTATION OF CONTROVERSIAL SCREENPLAY APPROVED BY WILLIAMS ESTATE | June 13, 2016

show: baby doll

This summer, L.A. audiences get to see a brand new play by Tennessee Williams. Simon Levy directs the West Coast premiere of Baby Doll, adapted by Pierre Laville and Emily Mann from the 1956 Academy Award-nominated film of the same name the first-ever Williams Estate-approved adaptation of this Wil...
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PACIFIC RESIDENT THEATRE PRESENTS A TENNESSEE WILLIAMS CLASSIC “THE ECCENTRICITES OF A NIGHTINGALE” | June 12, 2016

show: pacific resident theatre: “eccentricities of a nightingale”

Celebrating their 30th season, Pacific Resident Theatre (Marilyn Fox, Artistic Director) announces the opening of THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE by Tennessee Williams. Dana Jackson (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle and LA Weekly nomination The Cherry Orchard) directs a cast that includes Ginna...
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ROGUE MACHINE THEATRE PRESENTS 'SMOKE' | June 08, 2016

show: smoke

As part of L.A.s largest celebration of performing arts, the Hollywood Fringe Festival, Rogue Machine stages the West Coast Premiere of SMOKE by Kim Davies, starring Emily James (Mr. Wolf - South Coast Rep; Stage Kiss - Geffen Playhouse) and Patrick Stafford (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award w...
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