LOVE LABOURS WON Takes Home Two Hollywood Fringe Awards
Written, directed by and starring, Ryan J-W Smith, Love Labours Won not only won the Hollywood Fringe Festival's highly coveted International Award, it also won an Encore! Producers' Award. As such, Rogue Shakespeare® is delighted to announce the unlimited extension of the U.S. premiere of Smith's award-winning third verse play, Love Labours Won. Now transferring to the Dorie Theatre on Hollywood Theatre Row and extending through August 6, and beyond.
Love Labours Won is an original, comedic Shakespearean pastiche written entirely in Shakespearean-style rhyming iambic verse by acclaimed British playwright, Ryan J-W Smith. It is one of the most acclaimed plays ever to come out of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It was 'Pick of the Fringe' two years running; garnered multiple 4 and 5 star reviews, an Arts Council England award, and played to packed houses. Smith also directs and stars in the U.S. premiere - and yes, the rumors are true - all audiences are treated to FREE ORGANIC CHOCOLATE!
Ryan J-W Smith is a world-renown British poet, playwright, director, producer, actor and filmmaker. He has written 4 critically acclaimed plays in rhyming iambic verse, over 1285 (and counting) Shakespearean Sonnets, was nominated for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award and is currently completing his debut feature documentary '2plus2makes4' starring himself, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Ed Asner, Tony-nominated Daniel Sunjata, Professor Noam Chomsky and the late Emmy-nominated Gore Vidal. Smith's previous films have received over 25 film festival selections, nominations and wins.
Venue: Dorie Theatre, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd. 90038
Performance dates: THURSDAYS @ 8PM - July 2, 16, 23, 30, Aug 6. (runtime: 65 minutes)