HFF18 Award Winners

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We are happy to share with you this year’s Award Winners announced at the 2018 Award Ceremony held at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre! Thank you all for joining us at the ceremony. Congratulations to all the winners!

 

Fringe Freaks (Community-Voted Awards)

Top of the Fringe

RESA FANTASTISKT MYSTISK

International

Vixen DeVille ReVealed

Fringe First (World Premiere)

Doctor Nympho VS. The Sex Zombies

Cabaret & Variety

The Craftlesque

Comedy

A Very DIE HARD Christmas

Dance & Physical Theatre

With My Eyes Shut

Ensemble Theatre

Laertes Loves Hamlet Loves Ophelia

Immersive Theatre

UNREAL CITY

Musicals and Operas

Doctor Nympho VS. The Sex Zombies

Solo Performance

The Word

 

Sponsored Awards:

 

2Cents Theatre Award for Distinctive Voices (sponsored by 2Cents Theatre Group)

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

 

A Little New Music Award for Outstanding Songwriting (sponsored by A Little New Music)

Manson’s Girls

 

Aunt Lyla’s Fav Fringe Flyer (sponsored by Lyla Karug)

Wounded

 

Beyond Bechtel-Wallace Award (sponsored by Broads’ Word Ensemble)

Dr. Nympho Vs. The Sex Zombies

 

Female Director of Distinction in Theater (Sponsored by GirlTrip LLC)

Elizabeth Lanier

 

Fight the Power Award (Sponsored by A Bench Productions)

Ain’t That America

 

Larry Cornwall Award for Musical Excellence (sponsored by Shout it Out Promotions LLC)

Wild at Hart

 

No Room in the Green Room Award (Sponsored by MB Stage Productions, LLC)

Best Buddies: The Hip-Hop Musical

 

ShoWorks Don’t Wait. Create! Award (Sponsored by ShoWorks Entertainment)

“Gun And A Motel Bible” directed by Alicia LeBlanc


Soaring Solo Artist Award (sponsored by Soaring Solo LLC in association with the Whitefire Theatre)

Vixen Deville Revealed

 

The 2018 O Face Award for Orgasmic Achievement (sponsored by Orgasmico Theatre Company)

Christian Levatino as G. Gordon Liddy in “Meantime at Hojos”

 

The Golden Key (sponsored by The Speakeasy Society)

Rochester, 1996, by Capital W.

 

The Inkwell Playwright’s Promise Award (sponsored by The Inkwell Theatre)

“Fort Huachuca” by Ailema Sousa

 

The Outdoor Voices Festival “Conversation Creation” Award (sponsored by That’s What She Didn’t Say)

Still

 

The Ripest Show (sponsored by Cherry Poppins Productions)

The People vs. HellKross

 

The Screamiest (sponsored by Midsummer Scream)

Dr. Zomba’s Spookshow of Terror

 

The Steve Kent Award (sponsored by Rough Riders Theatre Company)

The Dangerous Cures of Dr B

 

The Unleashed Award (sponsored by Theatre Unleashed)

Mackers

 

The Upcyclers’ Sustainability Award (sponsored by The Zoo Theatre Co.)

Show: Unreal City (Creators: Tiffany Asta / Kristen Boulé)

 

TPP’s Trope-Buster!

Coasterthon Catastrophe

 

The LAFPI Most Wanted Award:

2nd Stage
Actors Company
Art of Acting Studio
Assistance League Playhouse
Lounge Theatre
Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre
Studio C
studio/stage
The Broadwater
The New Collective
Theatre of NOTE
Thymele Arts

 

The Best of Broadwater extensions: A Beast/A Burden, Ain’t That America, Best Buddies: The Hip-Hop Musical, A Familiar Audience – The Best of Inkfest @Fringe, Disasteroid!, Dracula’s Taste Test, Earth & Fire Walking (Tierra Y Fuego Que Camina), Easy Targets: Artists and Heroes, Echoes, Jane Austen’s Emma Frankenstein, Laertes Loves Hamlet Loves Ophelia, Nobody’s Really Helped Me, Resa Fantastiskt Mystisk, Rimbatubes, Skin Jobs, The Autism Mamalogues, The Day I Became Black, The Joe & Joshua Show! (2018 Edition), The Runaway Clone, The Woman is Perfected, We Are Traffic, Yarn

Encore extensions:

Aeriform Arts: Dorothy & Alice

Actors Company: A Piece of Work, Anxiety Written, Benevolence, Cowboy Mouth, Daddy Issues: A One-Way Ticket from Daughter to Darkness, I DIED TODAY, Maron Doll. New Kid on the Block, Public Comment, a New Musical, Strong. The Oz Monologues

Los Angeles LGBT Center: Dr, Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Complex Baby Boy, Blackballed, Dr. Zomba’s Ghost Show of Terror, Drunk Bible Stories, Hercules Insane, Hollywood Minstrel Show, I Can Hear You Now, Lady Farts, Matthew Marcum: Pollack A Frequency Parable, Meantime @ HoJo’s, Ronnie Brixton: The Best of British Boxing, Sam Shaber: Life, Death & Duran Duran, Still…inspired by 444, The Book I’m Going to Write, The Color Collective, The Rental, The Study, The Universe (101)

3 CLUBS: Jack Benny (A Ménage En Train), Lorelei: I’m Coming Out, Othello & Otis, Shakes on the Rocks, STAGES: Girl Meets Boy, Boy Meets Boy, Girl Meets Drink, The Bitch is Back, The Craftlesque, The People Vs Hell Kross, The Word, White People Drinking

STUDIO / STAGE: 19 Years Later: A Surprisingly Dark Satire of Witchcraft and Wizardry, From Toilet to Tinseltown, Hungry Bitch , PLAY ON! A Musical Romp with Shakespeare’s Heroines, THE HIGH CAPTAIN, A Very Die Hard Christmas, Final Preparations, God: The Apologies Tour, Love, Locs & Liberation, Met Again, My Mom Died When I Was 14 (A Comedy), SURVIVAL CHECK, The Women of, Lockerbie, Buzz’d Out Live!, Jake and the Angel, With My Eyes Shut

Actors Company: A Piece of Work, Anxiety Written, Benevolence, Cowboy Mouth, Daddy Issues: A One-Way Ticket from Daughter to Darkness, I DIED TODAY, Maron Doll, New Kid on the Block, Public Comment, a New Musical, Strong., The Oz Monologues

NEW COLLECTIVE: Because Of You, Here’s To You

ASYLUM: Alexa, turn off heartbreak, Baba, Jee (Father, Yes), Black When I Was A Boy, Coasterthon Catastrophe, First Dates, Fresh Meat, Houses Without Walls, Ingersol Speaks, KEEPING UP WITH THE PROSOROVS, Last Christmas, Let There Be Thistles, Pervert, Psychodelicate’s magical mystery comedy show, Rayn, Reality Star, Sink or Swim, The Complete Works of Julia Roberts:a parody musical, The Elevator (Working Title), The Importance of Being Oscar, The Other Side of the Razor Ribbon, The Sower (He Who Hath Ears), Villain, What I Want To Say To You, WNTMTSUSK

 

Fringe Runway Awards: First Place— Cowboy Mouth, Second Place— The Upcyclers Green Theater Workshop, Third Place— A Beast/A Burden, Runner up— Dorothy & Alice

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The HFF18 Award Nominees

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Here are all the nominees for the community and sponsored awards! Congratulations to everyone!

 

 

Fringe Freaks (Community-Voted Awards)

 

Top of the Fringe

Doctor Nympho VS. The Sex Zombies

Met Again

RESA FANTASTISKT MYSTISK

The Day I Became Black

Wounded

 

International

Butoh Medea

ECHOES

STILL

“The Parisian Dream”

Vixen DeVille ReVealed

 

Fringe First (World Premiere)

Doctor Nympho VS. The Sex Zombies

Met Again

Skin Jobs

The Word

Wounded

 

Cabaret & Variety

Dracula’s Taste Test

Othello & Otis

The Craftlesque

The Universe (101)

Vixen DeVille ReVealed 

 

Comedy

A Very DIE HARD Christmas

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

Jane Austen’s Emma Frankenstein

NIGHT OF THE ROOTBEER

RESA FANTASTISKT MYSTISK

 

Dance & Physical Theatre

Butoh Medea

Dorothy & Alice: An Aerial Play

Hush

Trafficked 2.0

With My Eyes Shut

 

Ensemble Theatre

A Beast/A Burden

BlackBalled

Laertes Loves Hamlet Loves Ophelia

Trojan Women

White People Drinking

 

Immersive Theatre

Buzz’d Out Live!

Easy Targets: Artists and Heroes

ESCAPE FROM GODOT

God: The Apologies Tour

UNREAL CITY

 

Musicals and Operas

Disasteroid!

Doctor Nympho VS. The Sex Zombies

Manson’s Girls

Sex and the Musical

The Runaway Clone

 

Solo Performance

Balls’ON

I CAN HEAR YOU NOW

STAGES: Girl Meets Boy, Boy Meets Boy, Girl Meets Drink

The Day I Became Black

The Word

 

 

 

Sponsored Awards

 

2Cents Theatre Award for Distinctive Voices (sponsored by 2Cents Theatre Group)

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

I Came Here To Make Noise

Mackers

Othello and Otis

Trafficked 2.0

 

A Little New Music Award for Outstanding Songwriting (sponsored by A Little New Music)

Manson’s Girls

Disasteroid

Sex and the Musical

Dr Nympho and the Sex Zombies

The Runaway Clone

 

Aunt Lyla’s Fav Fringe Flyer (sponsored by Lyla Karug)

Bad Sponsor

The Day I Became Black

Anxiety Written

Expectations High

 

Wounded

 

Beyond Bechtel-Wallace Award (sponsored by Broads’ Word Ensemble)

Katy and Jennifer

Dr. Nympho Vs. The Sex Zombies

Laertes Loves Hamlet Loves Ophelia

The Craftlesque

Trojan Women

If I Fell

 

Female Director of Distinction in Theater (Sponsored by GirlTrip LLC)

Elizabeth Lanier

Lynn Ferguson

Katie Lindsay

Jessica Lynn Johnson

Bernadette Speakes

 

Fight the Power Award (Sponsored by A Bench Productions)

Ain’t That America

Brooklyn Boy

Gun and a Motel Bible

Skin Jobs

What I Want to Say to You

 

Larry Cornwall Award for Musical Excellence (sponsored by Shout it Out Promotions LLC)

Squirrel!!!

Wild at Hart

Nobody’s Really Helped Me

The Maya in Me

Mulatto Math

 

No Room in the Green Room Award (Sponsored by MB Stage Productions, LLC)

Best Buddies: The Hip-Hop Musical

Will You Accept This Rose? The Bachelor Parody Musical.

Unreal City

The First and the Last

Dr. Nympho VS. The Sex Zombies

 

ShoWorks Don’t Wait. Create! Award (sponsored by ShoWorks Entertainment)

“Villain” directed by Bernadette Speakes
“Gun And A Motel Bible” directed by Alicia LeBlanc
“Gloria” created by Amy Waller
“Disasteroid” directed by Guy Picot

 

“Resa Fantastiskt Mystisk” directed by Albert Dayan

 

Soaring Solo Artist Award (sponsored by Soaring Solo LLC in association with the Whitefire Theatre)

STAGES: a Single Woman Musical

Anxiety Written

Vixen Deville Revealed

Salve Regina: a Coming of Gay Story

Many Trump Refugees in One Body

 

The 2018 O Face Award for Orgasmic Achievement (sponsored by Orgasmico Theatre Company)

Jason Britt as Hercules in Hercules Insane

Tracey Leigh in Easy Targets Artists and Heroes

Christian Lavatino as Howard Hunt in “Meantime at Hojos”

Anna Stromberg as many roles in “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”

Carl Weintraub as Citizen Of Unreal City in Unreal City

 

The Golden Key (sponsored by The Speakeasy Society)

Rochester, 1996, by Capital W.

The Stars, by Ceaseless Fun

When Skies are Grey, by Ashley Steed

Snowfridge, by dr3amlogikk

Unreal City by 2cents Theatre Group

 

 

The Inkwell Playwright’s Promise Award (sponsored by The Inkwell Theatre)

ECHOES” by Henry Naylor

“Othello & Otis” by Tinks Lovelace & Francesca Gámez

“Fort Huachuca” by Ailema Sousa

“If I Fell/National Zoo” by Laura Stribling

“Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde” by Burt Grinstead and Anna Stromberg

 

The Outdoor Voices Festival “Conversation Creation” Award (sponsored by That’s What She Didn’t Say)

Wounded

Villain

Baby Boy

With My Eyes Shut

Anxiety Written

Still

Strong

 

The Ripest Show (sponsored by Cherry Poppins Productions)

The People vs. HellKross

The Universe(101)

Resa Fantastiskt Mystisk

A Very Die Hard Christmas

The Parisian Dream

 

The Screamiest (sponsored by Midsummer Scream)

Dracula’s Taste Test

Final Preparations

Dr. Zomba’s Spookshow of Terror

The Witnessing

Cthulhu: The Musical!

 

The Steve Kent Award (sponsored by Rough Riders Theatre Company)

The Word

The Day I Became Black

The Dangerous Cures of Dr B

Othello and Otis

Ain’t that America

White People Drinking

 

The Unleashed Award (sponsored by Theatre Unleashed)

Best Buddies

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

Katy and Jennifer

Mackers

Wounded

 

The Upcyclers’ Sustainability Award (sponsored by The Zoo Theatre Co.)

Show: COASTERTHON CATASTROPHE: AN AMUSEMENT PARK MUSICAL (Director: SPENCER FRANKEBERGER)

Show: Unreal City (Creators: Tiffany Asta / Kristen Boulé)

Show: There’ll Be Some Changes Made Today (Creator: Katherine King)

 

TPP’s Trope-Buster!

The People vs. Hell Kross

Coasterthon Catastrophe

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Laertes Loves Hamlet Loves Ophelia

Night of the Rootbeer

 

 

The LAFPI Most Wanted Award:

This award is being presented to all Hollywood Fringe Festival venues & producing theatres that staged over 50% of works by women.

 

The Encores & Best of Broadwater extensions will also be announced at the Award Ceremony.

 


Donate to HFF18 for "Fringe Benefits"

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Hollywood Fringe is about to put up its ninth festival and you can be a very special part of making it all happen. Make a gift to Fringe today and access these awesome “Fringe Benefits”:

  • Highest donor of $1,000+: Pie the Festival Director in the Face at the Fringe Award Ceremony, plus the below benefits

  • $500+: Be a guest of Honor at a Fringe Party (be a Runway judge, make a speech, have a drink named after you, be our honorary Prom Queen, etc.), plus the below benefits

  • $250+: Attend a show with a Fringe staff member, plus the below benefits

  • $100: Be our Special Guest at the Opening Night Party (special early entry, drink tickets etc), plus the below benefits

  • $50: Be listed on the donor page in the HFF19 Fringe Guide, plus the benefit below

  • $25: Get an exclusive inside look at the History of Fringe as told by the three co-founders on the HFF18 Senior Staff (Ben Hill, Festival Director; Stacy Jones Hill, Communications Director; Dave McKeever, Producing Director)

Your donation will support public programs (for lovely Fringers like you!), staff time, rentals, marketing and more. 

Fringe is Magic (with You)!

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Strut Your Stuff at Fringe Runway

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HFF17 Fringe Runway Contestants // Photo: Matt Kamimura

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UPDATE: This event has passed but will be back next year! Congratulations to this year’s winners. First Place— Cowboy Mouth, Second Place— The Upcyclers Green Theater Workshop, Third Place— A Beast/A Burden, Runner Up— Dorothy & Alice

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Showcase select costumes from your production at Fringe Runway, the Hollywood Fringe fashion show on Tuesday, June 12 at 8:30 pm. The night will begin with a Fringe Cabaret pre-Runway show. Grab a drink at Bryan’s Bar starting at 7:00 pm and get ready to strut your stuff!

Any Hollywood Fringe Production may enter by filling out the Runway Submission form. The deadline to enter Fringe Runway is Thursday, June 7 before midnight (a.k.a. 11:59 pm). 30 productions will be chosen by completely random lottery to participate in the event. While we wish we could feature all applicants, we must cap the participation to two costumes per show.

If selected, you will have 20 seconds to walk the catwalk! Your song will be played from a Spotify playlist, so please submit something that you want to walk to the FIRST 20 seconds of. We are not able to accommodate alternate timing. Guest judges will review each look and award prizes to three favorites. We’ll see you on the runway!


Bar Merchandise Marketing Opportunity at HFF-Hosted Events! 

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Photo: Matt Kamimura

Bryan’s Bar is back to serve thirsty Fringers at all upcoming HFF hosted events, and this year you can join in on the fun! Put your show image or logo on bar related marketing materials: if we use it, you can brand it and see your fringe show in the hands of thousands of Fringers.

All bar related marketing materials welcomed. Including but not limited to:

  • Beverage Napkins
  • Plastic cups (12oz & 16oz)  
  • Straws

All marketing materials must be approved in advance. Please email lois@hollywoodfringe.org before printing if you are interested in taking part in this boozy branding opportunity.

*Branded materials will be used for all drinks with the exception of Show Sponsored Drinks.


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