Theater Review: Craftsman at the Hollywood Fringe Festival

When Craftsman, a world premiere play written by Tony Foster and directed by Shaina Rosenthal, begins, it seems like a traditional story. It opens on a couple house-hunting with their realtor in present day Los Angeles…and then a maid dressed in early 1900s attire enters the room and begins quietly setting up breakfast, unseen to the … More Theater Review: Craftsman at the Hollywood Fringe Festival

Theater Review: Shitty at the Hollywood Fringe Festival

Have you ever gone on a really great date (or even a few really great dates) only to learn something so disappointing and upsetting about the other person that it pretty much ruins everything you thought you loved about them? Shitty, a world premiere comedy play written by and starring Stephen Chang, explores this concept to an extreme, … More Theater Review: Shitty at the Hollywood Fringe Festival

Guide to the 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival

Last week, I attended my very first Hollywood Fringe show. Having previously attended only New York’s version of Fringe, I wasn’t sure quite what to expect. I showed up on Santa Monica Boulevard shortly before 9pm (many Fringe shows have non-traditional schedules with unconventional start times). As I looked for the line for the specific … More Guide to the 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival

Theater Review: Occupation at the Hollywood Fringe Festival

The setting of Occupation, a new play written by Merri Biechler and produced by Foundry Theatre Works currently running at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, is described as “America, almost now.” When the ensemble of five women takes the stage, they slowly reveal the sad, shocking realities of the world they live in through a combination … More Theater Review: Occupation at the Hollywood Fringe Festival