The satirical play about Old Hollywood debuts at the McCadden Theatre in June
For Immediate Release — Los Angeles, CA — April 2018 — Satirical one-act play Nickel Dickers debuts this June at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. A limited-run engagement, Nickel Dickers tells a Forrest-Gumpian tale of how two self-obsessed producers created everything in Hollywood ever, taking the audience on an over-the-top ride through Old Hollywood and the dubious origins of some of its most famed actors, films and flights of fancy.
Hot shots Dick Metro (Anthony Guerino) and Flint Springs (Breck Denny) navigate their way among neurotic starlets, authoritarian Austrian auteurs, poor waiter service, the changing times, monkeys, and their own inflated hubris. Nickel Dickers both celebrates and pokes fun at the archetype of the exploitative, power-lunching cover-up artist that is the Old Hollywood Producer, struggling to deal with the karmic cause-and-effect backlash of its own e