Fringe Statement on Bitter Lemons Article

Today we learned that the editor of our long-time media partner Bitter Lemons posted an article in reaction to the recent story of long-term abuse at the Chicago Profiles Theatre. The article has incited a serious response from and conversation within the Fringe community that requires us to re-evaluate our relationship with Bitter Lemons.

Providing a safe space is essential to our job. We do not condone abuse.

We believe that abuse is given an extended life when victims are told they are to blame. In solidarity with all individuals who have been victims of abuse, the Hollywood Fringe Festival will no longer work with or endorse Bitter Lemons.  

If you have questions or concerns about this issue, please contact us directly at [email protected].

Can a sex addict find love?

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An old-fashioned musical about sexual obsession. John uses sex to seek love and connection. Marty uses alcohol to escape his pain. They try to build a life as their demons and guardian angels battle: lust, booze and despair vs. recovery and hope.

My Janis

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My Janis is a window into Janis Joplin’s private world as she struggles to find her identity in the summer of 1966. Where was her voice coming from?