When Andy Warhol died in 1987, Ezra Buzzington (director, and godfather of the Hollywood Fringe) was inspired to create a piece based on Warhol’s writings and diaries. What he’s created is a wild exploration of a fascinating and baffling person who was rife with anxiety.
Warhol’s mother once told him, “Don’t be pushy, but let everyone know you’re around.” This mantra is evident throughout the piece.
Performed in the store window of the LA-LA Land Gallery (and surrounded by pop art), this is a perfect setting for Warhol’s words about beauty, art, sex, and consumerism. With grey hair, clad in black with dark sunglasses, Kara Emry delivers his words without emotion, leading to many humorous discoveries within the text. Buzzington cleverly...