WINNER – THE INTERNATIONAL AWARD – HOLLYWOOD FRINGE 2015!
WINNER – ENCORE PRODUCERS’ AWARD – HOLLYWOOD FRINGE 2015!
We are delighted to announce the long-awaited U.S. premiere of celebrated poet Ryan J-W Smith‘s award-winning third verse play, Love Labours Won.
Love Labours Won is an original, comedic Shakespearean pastiche written entirely in Elizabethan-style rhyming iambic verse and one of the most acclaimed plays ever to come out of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It was ‘Pick of the Fringe’ two years running; garnered multiple 4 and 5 star reviews, an Arts Council England award, and played to packed houses.
The U.S. premiere, directed by and starring Ryan J-W Smith, takes place in the newly renamed Acme Theatre on Hollywood’s famous Theatre Row as part of the Hollywood Fringe. And yes, the rumors are true – as well as an amazing show, audiences are treated to FREE ORGANIC CHOCOLATE! 😉
Ryan J-W Smith is a world-renown British poet, playwright, director, producer, actor and filmmaker. He has written 4 critically acclaimed plays in rhyming iambic verse, over 1292 (and counting) Shakespearean Sonnets, was nominated for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award and is currently completing his debut feature documentary ‘2plus2makes4‘ starring himself, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Ed Asner, Tony-nominated Daniel Sunjata, Professor Noam Chomsky and the late Emmy-nominated Gore Vidal. Smith’s previous films have received over 25 film festival selections, nominations and wins.