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OCTOBER BABY Comes to Hollywood Fringe
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2017

Brooke Baumer is obsessed with the month of October, from hayrides to pumpkin bread to what she considers the motherload of all holidays…Halloween.

Custom Made Theatre Stages Acidic Satire THE HOUSE OF YES
by Julie Musbach - Mar 5, 2017

Subtitled "A Suburban Jacobean Play," MacLeod's shocking The House of Yes is most famous for being a critically acclaimed indie film starring Parker Posey. Custom Made proudly presents a new look at this modern classic. Directed by Stuart Bousel (Grey Gardens, the Musical) and featuring Caitlin Evenson, Shelley Lynn Johnson*, Elliot Lieberman, Juliana Lustenader*, and Casey Robbins. The House of Yes runs March 30 - April 29 at Custom Made Theatre, 533 Sutter Street in San Francisco.

United Solo Festival Invites Award-Winning UNEMPLOYED. FINALLY. to Stage from L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Performer Heather Dowling is bringing her award-winning solo-show, Unemployed. Finally. to New York City as part of the United Solo Festival on 42nd Street - the world's largest solo theatre festival - on October 19th. Dowling's show has been invited back on stage many times in Los Angeles, CA since the show's premiere in the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival. At Fringe, Dowling performed 6 sold-out shows, won the Producers' Encore Award and was nominated for Best Solo Performance, out of more than 80 shows.

Award-Winning UNEMPLOYED. FINALLY Back on Stage for Beyond Encore
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

Heather Dowling's award-winning solo show, Unemployed. Finally. has been invited to be a part of Theatre Asylum/Combined Artform's Beyond Encores, launching this October at Studio C in Hollywood. BEYOND ENCORES is an opportunity for artists and audiences to revisit some of the best shows from the last seven years of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. 

United Solo Festival Invites Award-Winning UNEMPLOYED. FINALLY. to Stage from L.A.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2016

Performer Heather Dowling is bringing her award-winning solo-show, Unemployed. Finally. to New York City as part of the United Solo Festival on 42nd Street - the world's largest solo theatre festival - on October 19th. Dowling's show has been invited back on stage many times in Los Angeles, CA since the show's premiere in the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival. At Fringe, Dowling performed 6 sold-out shows, won the Producers' Encore Award and was nominated for Best Solo Performance, out of more than 80 shows.

Master Impressionist Carla Delaney Presents her (More Than) One Woman Show, VOICES
by Liz Cearns - Sep 26, 2016

???????Chances are you've heard Carla Delaney's voice before. A master impressionist, her voice has featured in animation, video games and commercials everywhere. She's done everyone from Carol Brady in that famous Snicker's commercial to Bart Simpson to Martha Stewart to Lady Gaga, and the list goes on and on. A capable actor, Carla's created her own gallery of quirky, memorable character. She's written and performed in The Groundling's Sunday Company, in the hit show Forbidden Broadway, on TV's Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Conan, and much more.

Award-Winning UNEMPLOYED. FINALLY Back on Stage for Beyond Encore
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2016

Heather Dowling's award-winning solo show, Unemployed. Finally. has been invited to be a part of Theatre Asylum/Combined Artform's Beyond Encores, launching this October at Studio C in Hollywood. BEYOND ENCORES is an opportunity for artists and audiences to revisit some of the best shows from the last seven years of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. 

BWW Review: Bonnie Joy Sludikoff Shares Theatre as Therapy in BACKWARDS: A COMEDY (ABOUT TRAUMA)
by Shari Barrett - Sep 20, 2016

Solo Performance Artist Bonnie Joy Sludikoff has spent the last 2 years performing her 2014 Hollywood Fringe Hit, That's What She Didn't Say: A True Story of Taboo, Redemption, and Musical Theatre. But always feeling she had blown the chance to have dozens of important, meaningful conversations over the last three years, she's back now with an even bolder approach that shows the collision of rape culture and pop culture from her very personal perspective: BACKWARDS: A COMEDY (ABOUT TRAUMA)

MY BIG FAT BLONDE MUSICAL Begins Tonight at Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Theresa Stroll, an overweight actress, moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting dreams, but found it difficult to avoid the negativity both around her and coming from within her. As she worked toward her goals, she got hit not just with the reality of having to work to pay back her student loans, leaving her little time and energy to put towards actually making her dreams come true, but also with the roadblocks and closed doors she felt were caused by her weight...She'd had enough!

Photo Flash: Theresa Stroll Brings MY BIG FAT BLONDE MUSICAL to Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Theresa Stroll is proud to present My Big Fat Blonde Musical, playing at the Sacred Fools Theater Black Box as part of the 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival. Scroll down for a look at Stroll in action!

MY BIG FAT BLONDE MUSICAL Begins at Hollywood Fringe Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Theresa Stroll, an overweight actress, moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting dreams, but found it difficult to avoid the negativity both around her and coming from within her. As she worked toward her goals, she got hit not just with the reality of having to work to pay back her student loans, leaving her little time and energy to put towards actually making her dreams come true, but also with the roadblocks and closed doors she felt were caused by her weight...She'd had enough!

MY BIG FAT BLONDE MUSICAL to Play Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2016

Theresa Stroll, an overweight actress, moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting dreams, but found it difficult to avoid the negativity both around her and coming from within her. As she worked toward her goals, she got hit not just with the reality of having to work to pay back her student loans, leaving her little time and energy to put towards actually making her dreams come true, but also with the roadblocks and closed doors she felt were caused by her weight...She'd had enough!

MY BIG FAT BLONDE MUSICAL to Play Hollywood Fringe
by Tyler Peterson - May 25, 2016

Theresa Stroll, an overweight actress, moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting dreams, but found it difficult to avoid the negativity both around her and coming from within her. As she worked toward her goals, she got hit not just with the reality of having to work to pay back her student loans, leaving her little time and energy to put towards actually making her dreams come true, but also with the roadblocks and closed doors she felt were caused by her weight...She'd had enough!

CCCT to Continue 56th Season with Sarah Ruhl's THE CLEAN HOUSE, 2/12-3/6
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 12, 2016

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) continues its 56th season with Sarah Ruhl's insightful comedy, The Clean House, directed by former Woman's Will Artistic Director Erin Merritt in her CCCT debut. The Clean House plays from February 12 through March 6; performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm at the theatre.

Theatre Unleashed to Launch New Spotlight Series
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 12, 2016

 Theatre Unleashed has been an active participant in the Hollywood Fringe Festival since its inception; producing, co-producing, sponsoring an award, volunteering and more. According to Artistic Director Jenn Scuderi Crafts, one of the highlights of the festival is not only the number of talented people you get to meet but the creative relationships you can build. So when she thought of how to kick off TU's new Spotlight Series, she knew exactly where to go.

Bonnie Joy Sludikoff Brings THAT'S WHAT SHE DIDN'T SAY: A TRUE STORY OF TABOO, REDEMPTION, & MUSICAL THEATRE to LA and NYC
by Sally Henry Fuller - Sep 26, 2015

The one-woman show 'That's What She Didn't Say: A True Story of Taboo, Redemption, & Musical Theatre' is hitting LA one more time before making it's NYC debut. Shows will be Oct 2, 8pm in Hollywood, CA, and Oct 25, 2pm in NYC.

Theater Works to Continue Puppet Works Season with BOO!
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 4, 2015

Theater Works' revolutionary PuppetWorks season continues with Boo! A Halloween Spooktacular in the black light style of puppetry which causes the puppets, scenery and even the audience to glow-in-the-dark. Taking place October 17, 24 and 31, Boo! will be performed at 10:30 am and 12 pm at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts. Full of spooky shenanigans, Boo! tells the story of the scariest street in town, so scary no kid dares go trick-or-treating, where three friends set out on a fun filled Halloween adventure.

UNEMPLOYED. FINALLY. Set for Hollywood Fringe
by Tyler Peterson - May 20, 2015

Heather Dowling is finally ready to give up all the pay-the-bills jobs that have made up the majority of her life. It's been many, many years of ridiculous work, learning experiences, never-ending personal growth and bizarre characters. But now, finally, she says…

Visual Arts Presents January Gallery Crawl, Cultural District
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jan 10, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the line-up for its January Gallery Crawl taking place Friday, January 23, 2015, from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., in downtown Pittsburgh's Cultural District. The Gallery Crawl is a free and festive showcase that features a wide variety of thought-provoking art exhibitions, live bands, DJs, dance, comedy and more. The showcase of arts and entertainment is on display for art connoisseurs of all ages.

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre Dedicates Its 20th Annual FOTOfusion to Female Photographers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2014

Fatima NeJame, president and chief executive officer of the world-renowned Palm Beach Photographic Centre (PBPC), today announced that the nonprofit organization is dedicating the 20th annual FOTOfusion to women in photography. The popular five-day festival for amateur and professional photographers will be held January 20-24 in downtown West Palm Beach, and will include several FREE events for the public.

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