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FULL FRONTAL MUSIC – A One Man Bluesy-Pop Cabaret

Contact James Schneider (213) 550-6477
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Full Frontal Music Productions

‘If Only I Liked Strippers’. ‘The PeniFesto’. The rollicking ‘Tranny in a Tree’. With original songs and monologues like these, Sex and the Modern Man is indeed at a crisis point. What’s to be done? Sing original, bluesy pop songs (for starters), and share some stories from the trenches of Guyville.

FULL FRONTAL MUSIC is a show of mature, at times satirical, songs and monologues that explore how a Dad regains his Guyhood without being a weenie. But this ain’t no lecture. FULL FRONTAL MUSIC is more a live concept album that reveals the humor and challenges of Modern American Man. And that is not always pretty. However, while the show does not use profanity nor nudity, it is, nonetheless, unafraid to unload some under-documented realities of today’s Man.

Cushioning the blow are songs that offer a pastiche of pop – evoking the passion, storytelling and musicality of Ben Folds, Billy Joel, Joe Jackson and Randy Newman.
One Man. One Piano. One Show for Mature Theatre-Goers; not just guys. All are welcome at FULL FRONTAL MUSIC. Many of the individual pieces have been workshopped around L.A. under the guidance of Filmmaker/Storyteller Paula Killen. (At venues: iO West; Fanatic Salon; and Comedy Central Backstage.) An earlier version of tonight’s show premiered last fall at the S.F. Fringe Theatre Festival.

A Bluesy Pop Cabaret on How A Dad regains his Guyhood.
Written and Performed by James Schneider
Theatre Asylum Lab, 6320 Santa Monica Blvd, LA, 90038
50 minutes · $12 Ages 17+ ·one person show ·

Preview Sat. June 11, 7pm
Opens Thurs., June 16, 5:30pm
Also plays: 6/19, 8:30pm; 6/20, 10pm; 6/22, 8:30pm; 6/26, 1pm

Call 323-455-4585 and
http://www.hollywoodfringe.org/projects/398 for tickets and for more information.
Written and Performed by James Schneider. Directed by Viorica Baln.

James Schneider is ‘a true performer,’ and ‘that always interesting musician-actor,’ according to Richard Christensen of the Chicago Tribune. James’ first monologue and song show, CLOWNS, GODDESSES & TOUGH GUYS played to critical acclaim in Chicago, Seattle’s Bumbershoot Festival, and in Brussels, Belgium. Music Director of Pajama Party, at the Improv; Writer/performer with the Write Club at iO West in Hollywood. Appeared in Oceans 12, and in various shorts. Has released a couple CDs worth of songs on the Full Frontal Music label; Adapted and performed (with Scott Bennett of Brian Wilson Band) a workshop production of Elvis Costello’s Imperial Bedroom. Has written a musical about the 1919 Chicago Blacksox scandal. A veteran of Chicago theatre, James performed at the Goodman, Famous Door, and with several exciting companies before moving to L.A.

Viorica Baln is a writer-director with a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Essex in Colchester, UK and a Master’s in Education from Azusa Pacific University. She was a winner of the American Cinematheque Focus on Female Directors Trailer contest. She was also a semi-finalist with her script “Vise” in the American Screen Gems Short Screenplay Competition. A native of Los Angeles, Viorica is currently writing her second feature-length comedy.

Theatre Asylum Lab
Is located one block west of Vine on Santa Monica Blvd. Enter on Lillian Way.

Hollywood Fringe Festival is now in its Second Year, hosting over 200 productions this year. For more info: http://www.hollywoodfringe.org/