JIM HANNA’S COMEDY OPENS AT THE HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL, JUNE 6, 2019
April 17, 2019
A COMEDY AS DARK AS THIS TOWN’S SECRETS…
Playwright Jim Hanna, a Hollywood Fringe Festival award winner and multiple nominee for his previous two productions, brings another fast, loud and hilarious comedy to the Festival this Summer when “The Mayor’s Debate of Tranquility, Nebraska” opens June 6 at the Flight Theatre at The Complex. Hanna’s First Fringe play, “The 7th Annual One-Man Show World Championships,” was a hit at Fringe 2015, earning 10 award nominations including Best Comedy and Top of Fringe.
It’s almost election day in bucolic Tranquilty, Neb. (Pop: 16,434), and the Mayor’s race is going to be a barn burner. Watch the final three candidates face off in the final debate before the votes are cast. The carefully curated civility of small town politics gets tested as Maya Berenger, Scott Jensen and Lindsey Suarez throw down over property taxes, the downtown parking meters and building that soccer field on the north side of town. The bromides and platitudes, however, mask