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Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017

It is surprising how a vocal style dating back before the 1500s can still strike one as so immediate. Such is the case with

"The Spidey Project" has been one of the most popular shows at Fringe 2017 and it’s easy to understand why after seeing the first

What "Help! I Might be Fabulous" presents is a modern fable by way of Stonewall and "La Cage aux Folles," in which Alfie stands

"Nothing Bad – A Werewolf Rock Musical" has spun the 1987 vampire film, "The Lost Boys" by way of the 1971 musical hit "Grease,"

"Herpes: A Love Story," a show about the scourge of the sexual revolution, provides creator/performer Cherise Pascual with the opportunity of blitzing the audience

Conceived, written and produced by Linden Waddell — who also performs, with Miller directing — Hello Again! The Songs of Allan Sherman is exactly

"Ascent" features the talents of dancer Adam Kerbel and Taiko drummer Shih-Wei Willie Wu in a fusion piece that displays more ambition than articulation.

The Hollywood Fringe is in full-on fourth gear mode. Festival Director / Fringe Founder Ben Hill with his “crack team of Fringe shipmates” have

The Hollywood Fringe Festival is a premier example of a thriving Los Angelean creative arts scene. Modeled after the famed Edinburgh Festival imprint, Fringe founder,

Starting June 1st and running throughout the entire month Hollywood Fringe 2017 will be offering up 356 shows; all vying for your attention. Tickets

Please believe me when I tell you that Julia Migenes is an amazingly talented performer. She originated the role of Hodel in Fiddler on the

Well Hello Dolly! Without even needing a warm-up band or an opening act, the music starts, the lights come up, and there she

You enter the REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CaLArts Theater) to find a mass of chairs arranged seemingly haphazard in the center of the room.

Full disclosure: I am not a fan of the shows of playwright Peter Lefcourt and director Terri Hanauer. Their prior productions, such as The Assassination

In Part I, we celebrated two dazzling effects of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s landmark musical Hamilton: with his theatrical retelling of our founding era, he has

Thank goodness, we’re almost through the lull in Hamilton news. After the multi-week coverage of its record number of Tony nominations and many wins,

A Mexican Trilogy: An American Story, a multi-award winning work by Evelina Fernández is fiercely ambitious, thoroughly and intelligently mounted on a slick two

It amazes me what a higgledy-piggledy of sources have served as inspiration for musicals. Little Shops of Horror, Cats, Sunset Boulevard are three examples of

Four Chords and a Gun at the Bootleg Theater, which relates the stories of when The Ramones worked with Phil Spector on recording their

At the top of where the Angel’s Flight Trolley once deposited its riders (and hopefully will again one day), nestled between a pair of

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