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Rorschach Fest’s ‘Ghosts’ Revival is a Piece of History

by Matt Ritchey Copyright © 2020 Gia On The Move Rorschach Fest is Open Fist’s 30th Anniversary repertory festival featuring short works from John O’Keefe, Harold Pinter, Daniel McIvor, and Caryl Churchill. The purpose of the chosen works, according to... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Guilt’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey Guilt is two short plays presented as a thematically linked show, produced by Cyanide Theatre. The first, The Holy Name of Apostasy written by Ryan Lisman and Benjamin Schwartz, tackles the current situation in the Catholic... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Anna St. Hesia Dreams’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey Drew Petriello’s Anna St. Hesia Dreams is a fever dream in a blackbox. It’s pronounced “Anaesthesia Dreams,” by the way, if that gives you a clue to the plot. Jinny Ryann plays Anna who has just... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Hide Your Fires: Butoh Lady Macbeth’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey Butoh is not a style of theatre rampant in Los Angeles – it’s a Japanese dance theatre requiring intense control and extreme emotion. Back this year at Hollywood Fringe, after last year’s Butoh Medea, is Ren... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘El Hood de Macpuerco’, reviewed

Reviewed by Trace Paleo, Gia On The Move Most interesting about El Hood de Macpuerco (MacPig) is what and how a completely different culture has drawn from the comparative experience of the Scottish play. The story of Macbeth itself is... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘In Conclusion’, reviewed

reviewed by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move   "I want to be bad…" Although it does not specifically denote anywhere either on the Fringe website or in the show program, In Conclusion, is a loosely adapted re-framing of the... 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 →

The Red Moon is Coming to Zombie Joe’s

Anthony and Roxanna's bond of eternal love is challenged by their adventurous lust for human flesh and Roxanna's drive for redemption. Ramon Sanchez's musical vampire love story makes its world premiere at Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group. ZJU Theatre Group,... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF15 #Reviews: Hippopotamoidea!!!

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Give me 15 minutes and I’ll give you Fringe! The shortest play at the Hollywood Fringe this year can only be described by an equally short review. Just Go! The world’s worst hangover... Continue Reading →

If Water Were Present It Would Be Called Drowning at The Hollywood Fringe

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Living on the verge of a nervous breakdown, looking forward to an utter collapse; inviting, investigating, wishing, hoping , dreaming, begging.  Oh, when will it come? Something has changed.  Or is it about... Continue Reading →

Diary of a Sociopathic Freakazoid at The Hollywood Fringe

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move This review originally appeared in LA Theatre Review. Diary of a Sociopathic Freakazoid as written and directed by Richard Crawford is supposed to be a relentless exploration of the mind of a sociopath and... Continue Reading →

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