KING LIZ is a soft-side, digestible narrative of how an unprepared, young talent’s life can be utterly eviscerated by a cutthroat industry bank-rolling rankings, stats, and corporate sponsorships, and a media who profits much more from his downfall than his success.
Surprisingly, there is a lot more to unpack in AFTERGLOW than just, the gay lifestyle, open marriage, or sexual climax.
It’s been quite the decade for playwright and performer, Ben Moroski. Since his 2012 debut of his autobiographical one-man show, “This Vicious Minute”, Moroski has been a notable solo story creator in Los Angeles theater. Adding his new solo play "DOG" at the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival, his rising trajectory doesn't seem to be letting up anytime soon.
There was a sixties vibe about the piece that offhandedly almost references Blake Edward’s 1968 comedy film, “The Party”. And the sort of hilarious, nonstop lunacy that the play offers is sometimes - but should much more regularly – be funny.
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Insights on how artists can balance the technological innovation of Zoom and Livestream with theatrical storytelling traditions.