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#HFF19 ‘Shipwracked’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey There are many burlesque companies in Los Angeles, but if Shipwracked  is indicative of all of Victress Burlesque’s shows, they’re toward the top of the list – this isn’t a burlesque show, it’s a full-on comedy... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘The Bully Problem’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey “There is only one thing that a musical play must have – it must have music. And there is only one thing that it has to be – it has to be good.” Well, in my... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Supportive White Parents’, reviewed

Reviewed by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move As a standout ‘camp’ production, Supportive White Parents is one of the most delightful surprises this year at the Hollywood Fringe. A (only) 30-minute musical comedy lead performed by Fringe newcomer, actress,... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘The Birds’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey If you’ve never seen or read Aristophanes’ The Birds, the new Sacred Fools production is a fun way to experience a story that even 2400-some years later, it’s woefully relevant. Adapted (hardcore big-league adapted) by the... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Livin’ The Dream’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey If ever a Fringe show were to be labeled unironically as “charming,” Bob Leggett’s Livin' The Dream is the one. There are other adjectives as well, of course: fascinating, informative, inspiring… but “charming” is the blanket... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Earth to Karen’, reviewed

Reviewed by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move ‘Earth to Karen…this is your life!’ And the ladies have it… There is no other performer I can think of that can knock a musical comedy directly out of the park with... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Falling On Deaf Eyes’, reviewed

Reviewed by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Falling on Deaf Eyes is an autobiographical comedy of a teenage punk rocker growing up in a small town with a single mother who is deaf. The playwright, Justin Maurer, who also... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Ed Goodman’s Ol’ Timey Brainwash’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey Ed Goodman is a talented, otherworldly crazy man. And he has a solo show. Thank God. Fans of Goodman may remember his portrayals of Mark Twain in both Poe Show and Mark Twain Answers All Your... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Princess Magic’s Trash Time Revue’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey You’re invited to a birthday party for a young boy. The magician has canceled. So the very progressive, very white suburban mom has reached out into the community and brought in a homeless woman who says... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Come On Down’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey Jeff Scot Carey has been a staple in the Hollywood theatre scene for quite a while and his work as a performer is always fun and honest. With Come on Down, which he writes and directs,... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Mr. Yunioshi’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey There are no rules for solo shows and the ones that break solo conventions usually reap the rewards, especially if the way the subject matter is addressed is passionate, unique, and smart. J. Elijah Cho’s Mr.... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Lock Your Heart, Elder P.’, reviewed

Reviewed by Kevin Hopps Wearing a black suit, white shirt, black tie, and a name tag, Robert W. Perkins, the playwright and solo performer of Lock Your Heart, Elder P., delivers an engaging and emotional performance throughout this memoirish play,... Continue Reading →

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