“Dorothy called. She wants her house back!”
There’s no place like theatre when it is ‘unleashed.’ And in bringing it’s own brand of 24-hour theatre to the Hollywood Fringe where volunteer writers are given a specific topic and a single night to write a short play, cast it, rehearse it and present it in front of an audience, a hurricane of epic proportions can and most likely will be discharged.
In this fashion, Theatre Unleashed, handed over on Sunday night, June 17 a 6 play series of silly, quirky and utterly zany comedies with the theme of, There’s No Place Like…
There was no place like an elevator ready to fall – in space, a visit with your missing astronaut father in your dreams, a liberal all female pirate ship with a lascivious Lesbian captain, and a political campaigning, pamphlet writing, overeating martian who typically over-stays his welcome, to name a few. Hosted by slightly sardonic, but adorably funny in a sort of totally too much beer guzzling kind of way, MC, Clayton Meeks, who pulled the show together, and thankfully for that, producer Gregory Crafts, lives up to the namesake. A good time all around.