Tag Archives: fringe festival

In With the New

2015 was a big year for Los Angeles Theatre and here at FootLights, we couldn’t be more proud. Every step of the way brought enormous upheaval and sometimes difficult change for the community. But with that change also came triumph. We’ve seen gorgeous original plays emerge, local female playwrights taking more of the lead, another successful Summer festival season, Hollywood Theatre Row officially designated, strategic ...

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Sacred Fools to Move to Theatre Row Hollywood

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ThisStage.LA:  In a year that has been full of surprising twists and turns for the Los Angeles Theater Community, Sacred Fools has announced it will be moving into the space recently vacated by the Elephant Theatre Company on Theatre Row Hollywood.  Sacred Fools’ President, Bruno Oliver, explains the details to Julio Martinez: …we do want Sacred Fools to be actively involved in the livelihood of ...

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12 Best Theater Companies In Los Angeles

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LAist: The vitality and fun of Los Angeles’s theater scene should not be a well-kept secret.  L.A. is home to dozens of excellent theater organizations and companies offering great productions all the time in venues large and small. Here are some of the best of them. http://bit.ly/1JRpIKw

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Directors Are Too Scared To Make Theatre

THE STAGE: Phil Willmott writes why a new generation of directors is too scared to make theatre –  “I’ve had people contacting me in tears for advice after being bullied by the very union they, like me, have always supported.” http://bit.ly/1Ii6aUY

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Fringe Actors Lose Minimum Wage Case

BBC News: A group of actors lose an employment tribunal case after claiming they should be paid the minimum wage for appearing in a fringe theatre play. http://bbc.in/1KaIW3q

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Hollywood Fringe Festival Announces 2015 Award Winners

The 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival ended last night after crowning this year’s award winners at the annual Award Ceremony and Closing Night Party. Over 650 people attended the event.  http://bit.ly/1GIqh83

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10 Things I Loved About the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival

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Huffington Post: “Here’s a question for you Angelenos: What has a 2000 person workforce, puts on more shows than any other theatre festival in the country, runs for over three weeks in June in dozens of theaters, and is probably Hollywood’s longest party of the year? The answer of course is the Hollywood Fringe Festival.“

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Steve Julian

Theatre lovers are everywhere. Yes, even in Los Angeles. No, especially in Los Angeles. Sure, they support our theatre scene by attending but a lot of them have a personal stake in it somehow, but some are being cornered into seeing shows by friends and family. But then there are theatre lovers like Steve Julian, who love it because of something more… You may recognize ...

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