FRINGE RAW: “Do You: Migration of the Monarchs”, “Fallen Stars at the Charity Sale”, and “Pagliaccis”
Ashley Steed weighs in on some of her top picks for The Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017.
Notes from Arden
The Kid was buried December 14. It was a quiet funeral. Out with a whimper. But now the time for quiet is over. Join everybody’s favorite plaintiffs French Stewart and Vanessa Stewart for a shit-kicking, noisy raise-your-glasses, raise-your voices wake, otherwise known as the Third Annual Stage Raw Theater Awards, a musical celebration of the best of 99-seat theater in 2016, and the best of 99-seat theater since 1979, and what’s possible for the future.
Got It Covered
“A few days after the ad was posted, Rivera’s casting director Raul Clayton Staggs and Rivera received a letter from a mysterious address Equityworksla@yahoo.com, which, at the bottom of the letter and in small font, stated, “We are in no way authorized to represent AEA and this notification has not been approved or authorized by AEA. We are concerned, professional members of the L.A. Theatre community and we are in support of their efforts.” –BY PAUL BIRCHALL
A Perfectly Good Reason to Apply for a Grant You Don’t Think You’ll GetSome hidden advantages . . . By Corbett Barklie Grant writing is a time consuming, sometimes annoying fact of nonprofit life. Government grant deadlines cluster together on our calendars and back up into private foundation deadlines making us all crazy. It’s easy to think […]
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“Class warfare has surged and ebbed in the U.S. public consciousness during harder or more prosperous times throughout the past century, but the distorted perversion that it is something waged by the poor upon privileged victims gets exposed as a disingenuous lie by Eugene O’Neill’s 1922 The Hairy Ape – an anguished cry on behalf the exploited and dismissed.” — by MYRON MEISEL
The Summer of our (Dis)Content
“‘Do you believe in God?’ asked Goldman. Alyokhina paused, carefully forming the perfect response. ‘I think that Church in Russia already has nothing in common with Christianity,’ she reflected”. — by VANESSA CATE
A “Matter”: Los Angeles actors clearly let Equity know what it thought of the new plan, providing a stunning defeat of it in a referendum by a 2-to-1 margin. Equity’s response: “Doesn’t Matter.” Equity decided instead to bring up the number of participants in the vote as an important metric.–BY KEVIN DELIN