Edgy, black comedy with a message wins ENCORE for the 2019 Hollywood Fringe
Los Angeles, CA, July 3, 2019. The Masher by Grace Jasmine wins—
“The Hollywood Encore! Producers’ Awards (Encores), produced by Combined Artform, returns for its tenth year. The Encores run July 1 through August 31, 2019 at eleven Hollywood venues. The best shows of the Hollywood Fringe Festival are extended through this time period. …Over 50 judges, press and venue managers participated in selecting this year’s shows…The Winners of the Encores represent the best of the 350 plus shows presented at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. The shows are selected on artistic merit, commercial potential and developmental possibilities. The extensions immediately follow the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Shows receive valuable extensions giving them the opportunity for addit
Three women, a factory, a button, and a diabolical choice. PREMIERES AT THEHOLLYWOODFRINGE, 2019
Los Angeles, CA, May 6, 2019. The Masher by Grace Jasmine — a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory where men are held responsible and women are judge, jury and…?
Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results. The Masher premieres at Theatre Asylum’s Studio C–6448 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90038—June 7-29th, on Theatre Row at the 2019 Hollywood Fringe.
Grace Jasmine’s new full-length black comedy throws the audience head-first into a surreal world of #MeToo “what ifs.” A female-centric play with a strong LGBTQ lead, The Masher explores the “new now”—a society where the rules of due process are gone, and something gruesom