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Hollywood Fringe Fest Theater Reviews: ‘Timeheart’ and ‘Nerd Anarchy’

'Nerd Anarchy'

Two nerdy musical fantasies make their debuts at this year's Hollywood Fringe, with one being far more successful than the other. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Theater Review: ‘The Poe Show,’ ‘Stupid Songs,’ and ‘The Halfwits’ Last Hurrah’

Brendan Hunt in 'The Poe Show'

A late night talk show hosted by America’s most depressed author, a musical spoof and a clown-centric variety hour are some of the bright comedy highlights at this year’s Fringe. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Fest Theater Reviews: Penny Pollak’s ‘No Traveler’ and John Patrick Shanley’s ‘Danny and the Deep Blue Sea’

Penny Pollak in 'No Traveler'

An exciting avant-garde performance piece and an interesting reinterpretation of a modern classic are both making their West Coast debuts at this year's Fringe. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Fest Theater Reviews: ‘Uncle Impossible’s Funtime Variety & Ice Cream Social’ and ‘Straitjacket Society Sketch Comedy’

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Comedy isn’t easy, as two sketch shows playing at this year’s Hollywood Fringe clearly demonstrate. Read More »

Interview: Russ Colchamiro, Author of ‘Genius de Milo’

Russ Colchamiro

Being a writer isn't just what I do, but who I am. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ by Christopher Durang

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang, Classic Theatre, San Antonio

The Classic Theatre finishes off its 2014-15 season with a well-mounted production of Christopher Durang's Tony-winning comedy. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ at the Woodlawn Theatre

LaCage

Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman’s durable Tony-winner shows it’s still got the stuff in the Woodlawn's glittering revival. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘The Irish Curse’ by Martin Casella

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The raunchy comedy about a special men's support group gets a well-produced revival under the auspices of AtticRep. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘A Numbers Game’ by Emily Fitzgerald

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Relationships in all their many guises are explored in this quartet of humorous sketches. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Fashions for Men’ by Ferenc Molnár at the Mint Theater

'Fashions for Men' by Ferenc Molnar at the Mint Theater. Photo by Richard Termine

In cinematically convincing atmosphere, the great Hungarian playwright's century-old tale of artfully exaggerated personalities, screwy events, and the heights and depths of human nature takes on a timeless quality. Read More »