Whitefire Theatre to Present BEST OF THE FEST Live Streams
The Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, California will livestream 6 SOLOFEST 2020'S Best of the Fest shows June 5 - July 18. The festival selections include the following solo shows:
Friday, June 5th at 7 pm - 8 pm (PDT)
Written, performed and directed by Saurabh Kikani
When painfully shy 16 year old Saurabh Kikani went to Oxford University for a high school summer program.and saw the movie "Mission: Impossible", his life changed forever. This heartfelt solo show spins a tale equal parts coming-of-age teen comedy, aching romance, and celebration of spies and espionage. Saurabh Kikani is a professional stand-up comic, storyteller, film producer and writer.
Saturday, June 6th at 7 pm (PDT)
The Book That Won't Close, Confessions of a Love Addict
Follow a bi-culturally fluid Deaf woman through a series of bad relationships, until she meets a transgender orgasmic meditation coach who walks her through a self-contained rehab for love addiction. The show is a dark comedy that includes music, dance, video projection and sign language and is not only inspirational but is "Edu-taining." Ages 18+
Sunday, June 7th at 6 pm (PDT)
ISLAND GIRL: A Rescue Mission
While seeking the spirit of her dead mother in this fantasical adventure, Mele encounters her ancestors who were early missionaries to the Hawaiian Islands. She explores six generations of Lyman women living in Hawaii beginning in 1832, and discovers a magic within that she just may have inherited.
Friday, June 12th at 7 pm (PDT)
Ma's Kitchen premiered to a sold out house February 2020. A dramedy narrated by a bold Italian mother who invites you to a dinner party to celebrate her dramatic daughter Mary. As "Mama" makes her secret sauce, she shares many delicious stories exploring themes of marriage, motherhood, miscarriage, the Catholic church, career, family secrets/dynamics, love and loss. This 80 minute solo show features multimedia, multiple characters, and just a pinch of juicy secrets.
Saturday, June 20th at 1:00 pm 9 (PDT)
Written and performed by Juliette Jeffers. Original direction by Denise Dowse.
A hilarious tale of a Chocolate Girl's online search for Mr. Right! "Jeffers has a sharp knack for capturing the flavor and mannerisms of the men she encounters on her search" ~ Backstage West
Sunday, July 18th at 7 pm (PDT)
TALES OF MODERN MOTHERHOOD *(part 2)* Gender and Identity*...this sh*t
Written, performed and directed by Pam Levin
Pam Levin shares her story about being a loving parent whose 5-year-old, plays with boys, dresses like a boy, and now at age 8 is ready to commit to being a boy. It's a journey of a parent trying to uncover the gender that fits her kid best, while navigating uncharted waters. A continuation of the original well received solo show "TALES OF MODERN MOTHERHOOD", this is an extremely personal, funny, challenging, honest and hopeful story about the human condition.
The BEST OF THE FEST 2020 show dates and times vary. Running time for most shows is approximately 60 minutes. Some contain mature material and language. Programs are subject to change. Tickets are $15.99 with a service charge of $2.60. For tickets and information please visit www.whitefiretheatre.com or call 818.687.8559. Click on the show graphic of your choice to purchase a ticket.