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HFF18 ‘Glitch’, reviewed

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Can anyone say, 'narcissist'? Six years after Jonathan massacred thirteen students, he is giving his first interview to Rachel, an up and coming journalist. Set as a prison visit, what is immediately striking... Continue Reading →

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HFF18 ‘Feast’, reviewed

by Matt Ritchey Do yourself a favor and do not stop by this family's house for dinner. Grisly things await. The dark comedy drips from Feast, a re-mounting of Dylan Wallace's 2014 Fringe piece - a debauched dining room ditty... Continue Reading →

HFF18 ‘ From Toilet to Tinseltown’, reviewed

by Matt Ritchey Myrtle’s stopped moaning and now she’s MOVIN’! To Hollywood, that is! Maddie Patrick’s never-dropped, spot-on impression of Hogwarts’s favorite ghost is a delight in From Toilet To Tinseltown, a one-ghost show. Chronicling her expulsion from the Hogwarts... Continue Reading →

HFF18 Sam Shepard & Patti Smith’s ‘Cowboy Mouth’, reviewed

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Extemporaneous and absolutely beautiful in all its savage bizarreness. This new staging of the one-act play, Cowboy Mouth, originally conceived, written and performed by Sam Shepard and Patti Smith as a theory on... Continue Reading →

HFF18 ‘Movin’ On Up’, reviewed

by Matt Ritchey Jeremy Kehoe’s Movin’ On Up is an existential comedy about death. The fine performances of Jeffrey Wylie, Gary Rubenstein, and Tessie Barresi tell the story of two people who come upon 'The Watchman' in a graveyard and... Continue Reading →

HFF18 ‘Mackers’, reviewed

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move A raucous, lightly interactive musical opening welcomes theater-goers before the comedic, and oh, so, (YES!), awesomely abbreviated version of the Scottish play whose name no one has a problem uttering in-house, over and... Continue Reading →

HFF18 ‘Balls’ON’, reviewed

by Bob Rich In her humorous, thought-provoking one-woman show Balls’ON, at The Broadwater, Katt Balsan takes us on an international trip from France to America. Along the way, she performs an astonishing 25 different characters for us. During the amazing journey,... Continue Reading →

HFF18 ‘The Study’, reviewed

by Matt Ritchey I hope you’ve prepared for your lesson... in fear. The Study, created by Jared Tyrel Pixler and David Evan Stolworthy, the team behind The Video Games, is a new interactive theatre piece playing at the Flight Theatre... Continue Reading →

HFF18 ‘We Need This Musical To Stop Us From Killing Ourselves’, reviewed

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move You know when a bunch of your friends hang out together, get really, really, drunk and erratically decide they are going to do something fabulous?  Of course, they don't exactly have a clue... Continue Reading →

‘A Very British Lesbian’ at The Santa Monica Playhouse

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move "Forgive me father for I have sinned.  I spent three decades lying to myself about the fact that I am gay." Sure there was a lot of ha-ha-ha to be had-had-had. But in... Continue Reading →

‘I Am Not A Comedian…I’m Lenny Bruce’ a Tour de Force

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move A tour de force performance may sound like the kind of hyperbole far too lightly used about a great many undeserving moments in today's absurdly hyperbolic world. In the case of Ronnie Marmo... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF17 Ladies in Waiting: The Judgement of Henry VIII

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move I was determined to sit ‘inside’ this performance. Bold enough, perhaps even intrusive enough, to take a seat in the front row on the stage in order to surround-sound myself by the emotional... Continue Reading →

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