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Hollywood Fringe Festival

The New American Theatre Moves To Hollywood

Press Release The New American Theatre (NAT) celebrates their 23rd season by moving back to Hollywood, near where the award-winning company got their Los Angeles start. As of March 1st, NAT’s new home is in a two-theater complex at 1312... Continue Reading →


Do they care? ‘Pledge’ at The Complex Theatre

By Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move The suicide of a young fraternity boy creates a ripple effect that sends the remaining members into a tailspin, puncturing the social structure to which they’ve all blindly subscribed. Presented by Pop-Up Playhouse,... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF17 Hamlet ¿Estás o no estás? Review

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move ​ Hamlet ¿Estás o no estás? by Victor Grovas (and William Shakespeare) and directed by Ricardo Servin turns Shakespeare's Hamlet Prince of Denmark on its ear in an apocalyptic, absurd, contemporary drama that... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF17 Bone Woman Review

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Every bone tells a story. It is a myth I first became aware of through Clarissa Pinkola Estés who tells the story of a wolf woman from the deserts and mountains of Northern... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF17 This Side of Sweetwater Review

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move On a cool desert night, lovers fall for each other, argue, swear they can’t go on, and then … they go on. Lighting Rod Theater's presentation of award-winning playwright Tom Stanczyk's, This Side... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF17 Billy…From Como to Homo Review

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Lynne Jassem has definitely pulled out the stops this year with a re-do of her 2016 Hollywood Fringe production Billy...From Como to Homo and it's all in the timing. Hurray! Noticeably shortened in... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF17 Turbulence Review

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move “What you need is a really big cheer!” Cheri Oteri & Will Ferrell style. Yes, that really did pop into my head just when things were crumbling fast for the wonky, last minute,... 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 →

Gia #HFF17 Roughly Hamlet Review

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Hamlet on the verge of a nervous breakdown...or Hurricane Hamlet.  Either way, it's an experience from its circular front to back. Aptly named, Roughly Hamlet, based on William Shakespeare's Hamlet, and adapted and... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF17 ‘Til Sunday Review

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Earlier this week I tweeted out, "#FringeFemmes have hit the ground running with some of the strongest #solo shows @Hollywoodfringe #HFF17 #LAThtr." Specifically included in this preview group is 'Til Sunday, a one-woman... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF17 This Our Now Review

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move If angst is your thing, This Our Now is heaven sent just for you. Modern love millennial style explored through failed connections, defense mechanisms, naive ideals and who the hell knows where all... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF17 Easy Targets Review

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Oh, where to begin! Satire has found its rebel yell at the Hollywood Fringe this year with Easy Targets at Sacred Fools. Ever have a fantasy of taking out an actor during the... Continue Reading →

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