TAGGED WITH DRAMEDY
PARENTAL GUIDENCE SUGGESTED: CONTAINS FULL FRONTAL NUDITY. In this intensely gritty and naturalistic production four actors will introduce you to the pain of finding out who and what we all might be and the importance, or lack thereof, of a definition of love, lust, and need.
Back in the 70's on a hippy commune, siblings Aurora and Polaris were raised to be "Lightbringers" for a changing planet. But darkness now calls to a middle-aged Larry, and flaky Aurora may be his only chance against a collapsing black hole of depression - if the space aliens don't get him first.
A comedic tragedy surrounding the lives of twelve characters returning to Spanish Harlem for the funeral of the neighborhood's patron saint, Sister Rose. Their journey to bury the past and find redemption results in riotously hilarious confrontations and heart-wrenching confessions.
Bare Naked Angels: Angels Unabated, Solo storytelling. July 17 - August 9. Fri/Sat 8PM, Sun 7PM. Tiks/info: www.fringetheatreco.com. Actors Workout Studio, 4735 Lankershim, N. Hollywood 91602. www.barenakedangels.com www/facebook.com/pages/Bare-Naked Angels
BETRAYAL by Harold Pinter Blending inventive touches like a live, on-stage band and a photography exhibit showcasing the actors’ creative process: “The mood of Motown is the perfect counterpoint to Pinter’s taut and intense writing.” www.betrayalnoho.com
“Why Water Falls” When a fiction writer has to write a true story, she comes face to face with her ambivalence about motherhood and the unexpected consequences she’s trying to forget. A funny, thought-provoking look at making peace with controversial life choices.
When it rains, it pours. And bad things always come in threes. Or elevens. Or in a relentless deluge of hatefulness for two years straight. This is a show about the ways we pull ourselves out of rough times with humor, the strangers we never expect will help us the most, and love letters.
Join Laura on a booze-soaked journey into hilarity, death and dementia. In 2009, she leaves LA and goes to Atlanta to take care of her aging father. A rollicking road trip gets derailed by ghosts of the past, late night Food Network binges and pill fueled hallucinations as she finds her way home.