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#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 →

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#HFF19 ‘Crabbe and Goyle Are Dead’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey Crabbe and Goyle Are Dead is the perfect project for a Hollywood Fringe themed with Fantasy this year. If you know nothing about  Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard, don’t fret – you’ll be... Continue Reading →

Cherry Poppins’ ‘Harry Potter’ Burlesque Parody Moves to The Globe. A Glimpse Into The Future?

by Matt Ritchey There are lots of burlesque companies in Los Angeles. Some are amateur affairs showing up every once in a while, some are pros who do fun themed shows, some are traveling productions known the world over. But... Continue Reading →

HFF18 ‘Easy Targets – Artists and Heroes’, reviewed

by Matt Ritchey The Burglars of Hamm are geniuses. Easy Targets is a show with a simple, amazing premise: audiences are forced to watch four short hysterically awful one-person shows, but are given balled-up socks and are allowed to pelt... Continue Reading →

Pizza Plus Beckett Equals: Godomino’s!

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move As a spoof on playwright Samuel Beckett's tragicomedy, En attendant Godot, Bono and The Edge Waiting For Godomino's currently at the Whitefire Theatre, is mind-bogglingly spot on.  I mean, the writing is pretty perfect. So... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF16 Reviews: Alien vs. Musical

Reviewed by Benjamin Schwartz . Everything is calm, even perfect in Musical-land. All your favorite Broadway characters including, Elpheba, Annie, Maria, Danny Zuko and many others live in perfect harmony, literally. It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt.... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF16 Reviews: Nilbog: The Unauthorized Musical Parody Of Troll 2

Reviewed by Benjamin Schwartz Adapting the cult-classic Troll 2 for the stage is not easy. The structure is a mess, the plot has major holes and non-sequators, the character goals and intentions make no sense and the film is just... Continue Reading →

Mirror Mirror the Musical

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Mirror mirror on the wall...  It wasn’t particularly plausible even for a fairy tale, that is, if you are dealing with fairy tales in their most traditional sense – with reality.  Its foremost... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF15 #Reviews : The 7th Annual One-Man Show World Championships

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move These people are just crazy. Hilarious from the grandiose melodramatic lights up. In The 7th Annual One-Man Show World Championships our contestants compete in a heated tournament of transcendental soul ripping solo acts. ... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF15 #Reviews : Spiderpocalypse

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move The Spiders are everywhere! This apocalyptic low-budget film-for-stage parody went the distance in trying to capture arachnid cult insanity.  There were a few great bits from menacing violent spider puppets on strings as... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF15 #Reviews: Magnum Opus Theatre Presents: “The Yearbook”

Reviewed by Marc Wheeler “This war is not over, do you hear me?” “Like crystal.” If you love your Fringe with a delicious wallop of cringe, look no further than Magnum Opus Theatre Presents: The Yearbook, showing at Theatre of... Continue Reading →

Gia #HFF15 #Reviews: King of Kong

Reviewed by Benjamin Schwartz. “Kong Could Be the King Of Musicals" I had first heard about King of Kong: A Musical Parody when it was still being developed at Sacred Fools during Serial Killers.  If you don’t know Serial Killers,... Continue Reading →

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