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#HFF19 ‘Treason’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey A man believes that because he owns property, he is so independent that he can create his own Nation, his own Constitution, his own laws – and he is therefore not subject to the laws of... Continue Reading →

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#HFF19 ‘Pit of Goblins’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey You hear “one-person show” and you get the image of someone using direct-address to talk to the audience about their story – coming to Los Angeles, their disease, whatever it is that their personal story might... 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 ‘Wigfield’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey Wigfield began as a book by Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello and Stephen Colbert. It was the dream of Pamela Eberhardt and Arlo Sanders to bring it to life on stage… and now they have. And it’s... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘The Death of Sam Mobean’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey One of the great things about attending the Fringe annually is that you remember what actors, writers, directors, or groups do work of high caliber or that is your “style.” Michael Shaw Fisher is one of... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Transference’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey Jim Blanchette’s new play Transference is a fun and thought-provoking look into the concept of past lives, relationships, and belief. Mrs. Clark (Lisa K. Wyatt) has decided to get hypnotherapy to cure her smoking. Her psychiatrist,... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Olivia Wilde Does Not Survive The Apocalypse, reviewed

HollywReviewed by Matt Ritchey Playwright Matthew Robinson and producing partner Robbie DeVillez have done some great shows over past Fringes – Blackballed, Mary's Medicine, Politically Challenged, – and all of them have had some insightful themes and important things to... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ’45 Milligrams’, reviewed

By Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move You know a show is special when you’re sitting in the seat watching and listening to all that's being created for you on stage, and a feeling of excitement washes over you like... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Mil Grus’, reviewed

Reviewed by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move “The fool alone can speak truth.” When we’re spontaneous. When we’re silly. When we’re unfiltered, unfettered, un-cautionary and honest to the core. These are the moments when humans are wondrous and at... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘The Duchess and the Stripper’, reviewed

Reviewed by Guy Picot What if Wallis Simpson, the American wife of the Duke of Windsor (formerly Edward VIII), met Blaze Starr, the stripper and club owner? This is the premise of The Duchess and the Stripper by David Bosley.... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Lear/Loman’, reviewed

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move In Lear/Loman death really IS just the beginning. From the start, King Lear bears the heavy scars of his earthly existence as he wrestles with the consequences of a life lived in meaningless... Continue Reading →

‘It’s a mad, mad world’ in ‘Hir’ at The Odyssey Theatre

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Anywhere but hir… Playwright Taylor Mac's acclaimed dysfunctional family drama Hir making its Los Angeles premiere at the Odyssey Theatre is a bleak fandango of messy but deeply serious realities. A darkly humorous... Continue Reading →

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