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The Rising

ensemble theatre · green light productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America

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Review by SEAN TARAS

June 05, 2017 certified reviewer

What I liked

Quick-moving dark comedy with punchy writing, memorable performances, and a smart sense of humor as well as a social conscience. Scarlet is a character you will not forget.

What I didn't like

My overall impression

Very current concept, funny without being goofy, pointed satire of both present day politics and reactionism.

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HOLLYWOODN’T

HOLLYWOODN'T is Lisa Verlo's solo show and personal journey across Hollywood's unsettling sexual landscape. Directed by and developed with Jessica Lynn Johnson, it is a musical memoir recounting Lisa’s experiences on the casting couches of LA.

See Mary Birdsong (Reno 911) as Melania!

“Democracy in shambles? Why not put on a show? That’s the inciting impulse behind Trump Family Special, [a] concatenation of Franklin D Roosevelt’s fireside chats, the Partridge Family’s Christmas albums and the apocalypse.” - The Guardian