Search

Gia On The Move

Tag

The Broadwater

Independent women in the modern age? That just won’t do. ‘Deadly’ at the Broadwater

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move The story of H.H. Holmes is a fascinating one. At least in the context of the century in which he lived. A classic psychotic serial killer, con artist, and bigamist, Holmes is America's... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Journey’, reviewed

'Reviewed by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move There is a mindset about Fringe that things will be fringy. An expectation even, that we can expect no less than ‘out of the ordinary’. The over-the-top, the outrageous, the inexplicable ambiguous,... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘The Bully Problem’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey “There is only one thing that a musical play must have – it must have music. And there is only one thing that it has to be – it has to be good.” Well, in my... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Pretty Witty Nell’, reviewed

Reviewed by Guy Picot In 2015 British actress Bella Merlin brought her one-woman show, Nell Gwynne: A Dramatick Essaye in Acting and Prostitution to the Hollywood Fringe. This year Melanie Johnson steps into the corsets in Rogue Shakespeare's "Pretty, Witty... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Supportive White Parents’, reviewed

Reviewed by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move As a standout ‘camp’ production, Supportive White Parents is one of the most delightful surprises this year at the Hollywood Fringe. A (only) 30-minute musical comedy lead performed by Fringe newcomer, actress,... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Scarlett Fever’, reviewed

Reviewed by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move “Oh Rhett!” In 1936, producer David O. Selznick began a 2-year search to find an unknown to play Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind. For #HFF19 John Wuchte and Kick Boom... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘The Flower Society’, reviewed

Reviewed by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move In the simplest of ways, The Flower Society tells a story about humanity.  Well, really, about people. How, even in the most harrowing conditions where personal safety and security are threatened, where... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Sunbathe in Darkness’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey If you mistake Sunbathe in Darkness as the title of a dreary, over-serious, self-important Fringe play by a first-timer, you’d be forgiven. But rest assured, whoever put that production up would soon be ridiculed by way... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Lincoln 2020’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey If you miss The West Wing and the classic 60’s Mel Brooks films, Holiday Kinnard’s Lincoln 2020 is for you. Tess Baker (Allie Leonard) feels responsible for Mallory Britton (Janet Chamberlain) losing the 2016 election to…... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Earth to Karen’, reviewed

Reviewed by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move ‘Earth to Karen…this is your life!’ And the ladies have it… There is no other performer I can think of that can knock a musical comedy directly out of the park with... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Double Falsehood’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey Porters of Hellgate are back at Fringe with Double Falsehood, attributed to Lewis Theobald based on Shakespeare and Fletcher’s Cardenio, itself based on the story in Don Quixote. It may not be the most well-known play... Continue Reading →

#HFF19 ‘Ed Goodman’s Ol’ Timey Brainwash’, reviewed

Reviewed by Matt Ritchey Ed Goodman is a talented, otherworldly crazy man. And he has a solo show. Thank God. Fans of Goodman may remember his portrayals of Mark Twain in both Poe Show and Mark Twain Answers All Your... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: