Shakespeare's Last Night Out (or "What? YOU, Will??")
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WINNER Top of Fringe (Hollywood Fringe 2015)
WINNER Best Solo Performance
WINNER Encore Producer Award
WINNER Odd Bird Award For Premiere Musicals
Legend has it Shakespeare expired from a fever after a night of drinking. Raise your cups with the mysterious Bard of Avon on his “last night out” as he defends his authorship against doubting canker blossoms. From the multi-award winning Orgasmico Theatre Company comes a bawdy journey of song, recounting the secret events and odd characters who shaped the greatest writer of all time.
Written, Composed, and Performed by Michael Shaw Fisher
Directed by Jeff Sumner
Guitar Gordon Wimpress
Various Instruments Allison Sulock
CRITIC’S REVIEWS FOR ORGASMICO’S “WEREWOLVES OF HOLLYWOOD BLVD” 2014:
“I really loved this crazy new rock musical…It’s the kind of show that embodies all that is the best about fringe.”
-Ellen Dostal, Broadway World (Werewolves of Hollywood Blvd 2014)
“It’s a blast.. The show’s tongue in cheek vibe is right in the Rocky Horror veign."
-Lyle Zimskind, The LAist (Werewolves of Hollywood Blvd 2014)
“May these werewolves howl for a long time to come."
-Rob Stevens, Haines His Way.com
REVIEWS FOR ORGASMICO’S “EXORCISTIC – THE ROCK MUSICAL PARODY EXPERIMENT” 2013
“A head shiningly good Exorcist romp that doesn’t suck cocks in hell."
-Stage and Cinema
“Always delivered with delicious gusto.. As with the rock score and entertaining lyrics, there isn’t a false note among the cast."
- LA Weekly
REVIEWS FOR ORGASMICO’S “DOOMSDAY CABARET” 2012
“The end of the world is here – and it’s a riot."
“My socks were knocked off over and over again.”
- LA Examiner
“Wildly exhilarating.. As effective a rock musical as anything since “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”
REVIEWS FOR ORGASMICO’S “THE BARKING PIG” 2011
“The eight member ensemble…is sheer perfection."
- Les Spindle, LA Weekly
“It’s all just so lovely and sad and complicated, and most of all, hilarious."
- LA Splash
“Critics pick…a sublime guilty pleasure.”
“DARK COMEDY AT ITS BEST"
-Campus Circle (The Barking Pig 2011)
AWARDS FOR ORGASMICO:
*WINNER Best Actor Spirit of the Fringe Award for Werewolves of Hollywood Blvd 2014.
*WINNER Best Musical Hollywood Fringe Exorcistic 2013
*WINNER Best Musical Hollywood Fringe for Doomsday Cabaret 2012
*OVATION AWARD NOMINEE Best Lyrics and Music Doomsday Cabaret 2013