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Hollywood Fringe Festival

Morally gray areas explored in ‘Darks Arts’

Morally gray areas explored in ‘Darks Arts’

Moral ambiguity gray area, dubious side-taking, and where the ends justifies the means … maybe. These are the themes addressed in Dark Arts. Would you hire someone who you thought might be morally corrupt if you knew they’d get the job done when your life’s-blood […]

‘Target’ actors want you to put a sock in it at Hollywood Fringe

‘Target’ actors want you to put a sock in it at Hollywood Fringe

Photos by Monique A. LeBleu ~ “Town Hall” with Scott Golden performing his political interpretive dance in the Easy Targets male solo quad piece “America First” during the Hollywood Fringe Festival, Sacred Fools Theater, Hollywood, June 9, 2017.  Tired of all the political rhetoric emanating […]

‘Lyla’ charms in two part solo comedy, confronts adult bullying head-on

‘Lyla’ charms in two part solo comedy, confronts adult bullying head-on

Actor and social activist Jeffrey Wylie returns to Hollywood Fringe Festival (HFF) 2017 as Lyla KaRug with his award-winning original “Texas Loves Lyla” and its sequel “Lights, Camera, Lyla!” Lyla KaRug, with her Lucy-red coiffure and bubbly social media personality, enters the interweb spotlight in […]

Long ‘Nights’ for noirish comedy at Hollywood Fringe

Long ‘Nights’ for noirish comedy at Hollywood Fringe

Because the Three Clubs lends the perfect intimate speakeasy atmosphere for a show like Nights at the Algonquin Round Table, it would have been fairly safe to assume that such a show would fit well, at least in style and cast. Unfortunately, there is a […]

‘Legends’ at Fringe: the antidote to that long work week

‘Legends’ at Fringe: the antidote to that long work week

Fruit punch, projectiles and slime. Even at the risk of giving too much away, anyone attending this show might be clued in immediately upon seeing a stage covered in plastic. And by design—at least during this show—nothing wet traveled passed the stage that wasn’t governed […]

Gallery: Comic-Con the Musical

Gallery: Comic-Con the Musical

                                 

New Comic-Con musical premieres at Hollywood Fringe

New Comic-Con musical premieres at Hollywood Fringe

To the same extent that Comic-Con appeals to many people on many things just outside of comic book and superhero lore—Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Star Trek, Star Wars, Alien (and anything alien)—so would anyone who appreciates a well-crafted, funny, sometimes […]