TAGGED WITH DARK HUMOR
Fellini is a puppet in crisis. When he tries to direct La Strada, his actors, lovers and critics become his puppeteers. A delightful and provocative look at the making of Fellini's iconic film. Santa Barbara's Proboscis Theater Company makes it's LA debut at the Hollywood Fringe.
Dorothy Parker's unforgettable characters and crackling wit come to life onstage in "Might As Well Live", premiering at the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival. June 6 @ 5p ($5 Preview), June 13 @ 7p, June 25 @ 10p, and June 27 @3p, at The Acme Theatre at The Complex, 6470 Santa Monica Blvd.
Comedian Kay Monroe tackles race, gender, and sexuality during a stand up routine that becomes an authentic experience. Her journey explores our innate nature to attach ourselves to labels, titles, and identities. Challenging this need, she combines them all to lose her Labitity.
The Devil himself takes the stage to mount his defense and prove who’s really to blame for the state of the world today. God, Satan, someone else…? All using words and sayings attributed to him by History’s greatest writers: Goethe, Marlowe, Byron, Punch & Judy. A one act puppet soliloquy.
Two characters have painful truths come to light in an exploration of identity and the impact of prolonged war. Performed in English. Thru Dec 13. Thur/Fri 8PM; Sundays 7PM. Hudson Theatre. 6539 Santa Monica Blvd, LA 90038. Tiks: $28. www.toystheplay.com or (323) 960-4443.
Is she lost in the part or is she losing her mind? ONE WOMAN GONE WRONG (written by and starring Emmy-winner LESLIE CAVENY) deconstructs the solo show genre and blurs the lines between real life and the stage for an unforgettable, heartfelt and hilarious experience. SUNDAYS ONLY at 7:00 PM
A smash hit at last season’s Hollywood Fringe Festival, Janet Schaphohl’s story about identical twins (starring actual twins Elizabeth and Emily Hinkler) in pre-World War II Berlin has been expanded and gets a full production at the Odyssey Theatre. Beginning January 16.
*BRING YOUR FLASHLIGHT* Join our paranormal investigators as they seek out the monsters among us. In tonight’s episode: the vicious Werewolf-Arachnid of East Hamburg, NJ. Armed with your flashlight and sense of humor, shed some light on their lives as they illuminate the "monsters" within us all.
Four Clowns presents Lunatics & Actors by David Bridel, directed by Jeremy Aluma. Enter the unsettling world of a 19th Century Parisian clinic where a strange experiment is about to unfold. YOU could be the next subject. Once the electro-shock therapy begins, there's no telling what happens next...