Women on the Fringe

They’re still working it! Congratulations to the Fringe Femmes who received Encore! Producers Awards and will be playing into July & August. Congrats also to the 9  venues that received “FPI’s Most Wanted” status by staging 50% or more works written by women. And KUDOS all – 49% of #HFF19 scripted works were femme-penned!  To … Continue reading Women on the Fringe

Letter to “Women on the Fringe” & Fringe Femmes

Congrats on your show and thanks for finding us! We’re looking forward to working with you to promote you and your show and connect you to other Fringe Femmes. Here’s What You Do Next… For those of you who joined us at our annual Fringe Femmes Gathering at Ensemble Studio Theatre Los Angeles on Saturday, … Continue reading Letter to “Women on the Fringe” & Fringe Femmes

Zombies, Regency and Women on the Fringe 2014!

Women on the Fringe! LA FPI Video Blog featuring female playwrights @ the Hollywood Fringe Festival We are excited to be back at the Fringe viewing new work by women playwrights for LA FPI’s Women on the Fringe. And thank you Hollywood Fringe for having LA FPI back. Susan Sassi is one hard-working writer, producer and actor!  … Continue reading Zombies, Regency and Women on the Fringe 2014!

Poeisis, Blindsided and Women on the Fringe!

Women on the Fringe! LA FPI Video Blog featuring female playwrights @ the Hollywood Fringe Festival In ancient Greece the playwright was poeisis: the act of making plays and the root of the modern word, poetry. It is said that poïetic (Greek for creative, meaning productive or formative) work reconciles thought with matter and time, … Continue reading Poeisis, Blindsided and Women on the Fringe!

Women, Writing, and Mimosas – LAFPI #FringeFemmes Gathering

by Guest Blogger Samantha Emily Evans In the backroom of the Samuel French Bookstore on Sunset Boulevard surrounded by brilliant manuscripts, a group of forty or so women came together to support each other in their Hollywood Fringe endeavors. It was inspiring. The place was buzzing with pre-Fringe excitement, as postcards and smiles were exchanged. … Continue reading Women, Writing, and Mimosas – LAFPI #FringeFemmes Gathering

THE WOMEN OF TU-NA HOUSE at The Hollywood Fringe

Less than a week ago I was a Fringe virgin, tentatively taking my seat as I prepared to see a show about elementary school crushes and Hallmark Valentines stamped Return to Sender. Four shows later, I can almost call myself a savvy Fringer, flashing my badge and glibly leafing through my press packet as I … Continue reading THE WOMEN OF TU-NA HOUSE at The Hollywood Fringe

I Was a 2019 Fringe Do-it-Yourself-er!

by Grace Jasmine I don’t like to hear no—especially about my own work as an artist!  I don’t think anyone does. When I was 22, I took a one-act musical I had written to NYC and managed to get enough interest from an agent to help me produce a 2-night off-off Broadway showing in the … Continue reading I Was a 2019 Fringe Do-it-Yourself-er!

#FringeFemmes Check-Ins: Comedy Hoe

by Constance Strickland Quick peeks at #HFF19’s “Women on the Fringe” by Fringe Femmes who are behind the scenes this year. Click Here for all Check-Ins WHO: Jil Chrissie WHAT: Comedy Hoe WHERE: Hudson Theatres (Hudson Guild) 6539 Santa Monica Bl WHY: Because black women producing changes the game – it raises the bar! Jil Chrissie creates … Continue reading #FringeFemmes Check-Ins: Comedy Hoe

#FringeFemmes Check-Ins: The Living Room

by Constance Strickland Quick peeks at #HFF19’s “Women on the Fringe” by Fringe Femmes who are behind the scenes this year. Click Here for all Check-Ins WHO: Amrita Dhaliwal + Gemma Soldati WHAT: The Living Room WHERE: Theatre of NOTE, 1517 North Cahuenga Bl WHY: A woman in a black dress with her face hidden from … Continue reading #FringeFemmes Check-Ins: The Living Room

All Hail #FringeFemmes! Meet Aisha Kasmir

By Constance Strickland We know that when there is cultural and racial equality in theatre, it makes room for artists from all walks of life to contribute to the history of theatre. It is vital that we make space, open doors wider for women from all cultures to have a chance to have their voices … Continue reading All Hail #FringeFemmes! Meet Aisha Kasmir