May 14, 2012
First Love/Worst Love promises stories and surprises at Hollywood Fringe Festival
Los Angeles - First Love/Worst Love, written by Rebecca Cox and directed by Julie Civiello and premiering at this year’s third annual Hollywood Fringe Festival, is a live rendering of the examinations of love and its constant allure, as well as the inevitable surrender to its slippery mutability. Expressed on the stage by an ensemble cast comprised of five Los Angeles-based actors, Hayley J. Williams, Len Davies, Maggie Lehman, Seth Burnham, and Anna Moon, the First Love/Worst Love characters’ voices range in age and sexuality, with variegated gender roles and perspectives, each of them identifying as someone in the lapses, statis, earliest leaps or deepest hollows of love. First Love/Worst Love is a non-linear expression of contemporary love stories. Says Cox, “These stories are mostly about just being human, undergoing the humor and heartbreak of love, sometimes simultaneously.”
The twelve intersecting narratives of First Love/Worst Love were composed and selected specifically fo...