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HOLLYWOODN'T

solo performance · rocking treehouse productions · Ages 17+ · one person show · 65 mins · United States of America

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LARA REPKO certified reviewer June 10, 2019
This show needs to be seen by every 20-something creative new to the industry. I seriously think Lisa needs to bring this to colleges, especially acting schools. It will save a lot of eager hopefuls (like myself) from being hurt by preying creeps!! ... full review
ENCI BOX better lemons certified reviewer June 16, 2019
Well written, with humor and truth, HOLLYWOODN'T brought back memories of my days working in the modeling industry and though I got away without the usual "Hollywood scars", I was surprised by how close I've gotten to some things that Lisa encountered in her journey, hoping for her big break. I hope that many men will see the show, so they can see how vulnerable women are, and I hope many women will see this show, so they can nod in agreement, and take comfort, that they are not alone in their experiences, no matter where they come from!... full review
KAREN EYRES certified reviewer June 16, 2019
Entertaining, dishy and relevant in the time of Me Too. For anyone wondering what women routinely experience in the entertainment industry, this show provides a candid, insightful peek behind the curtain.... full review
ANZU LAWSON certified reviewer June 16, 2019
I’m super glad I saw this show. It was courageous and inspiring. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 15, 2019
Don’t Miss this One! The telling of a story following a Hollywood Dream in the sensitive Me Too environment. Fun Sad Exposing story of an experience. Living the real dream!... full review
MICHELE EM certified reviewer June 11, 2019
tagged as: musical · hilarious
This was one woman’s incredible journey but it’s also all of ours. We take these weird encounters as normal in this business, and then one day, we look up and say, “What?! You mean this isn’t normal? Lisa makes it hilarious and empowering. Her original songs belong on Broadway.... full review
BOB LEGGETT indie voice blog certified reviewer June 10, 2019
Lisa Verlo has delivered a stunning performance of her #MeToo experience. You will be stunned at the revelations in this show, and laugh along with Verlo’s characterizations of her experiences within the Hollywood scene. ... full review
MARTHA GRIFFIN certified reviewer June 10, 2019
What a wonderful and important show. Lisa Verlo is marvelous as she strikes a blow against the misogyny of Hollywood. Her naïveté is charmingly portrayed, and I loved the songs and the use of Barbie and Ken as both metaphor and exemplar. Don’t miss this one. ... full review
ANN-MARIE LARICCIA certified reviewer June 10, 2019
A cautionary tale, shared with humor and wisdom, for anyone who has dream. One woman's story of navigating her way through all the "I can make you a star" offers, which always come with strings attached. Plus, a little celebrity gossip!... full review
CHRISTINE DEITNER thetheatretimes.com [https://thetheatretimes.com/] certified reviewer June 09, 2019
As one might expect from any piece that explores what it means to be a young actress in Hollywood there are some salacious stories shared here but all of them only serve to illustrate what it must have felt like to be the subject of these misadventures and we only learn the names of two out of the three [let's just call them] culprits in final moments that underscore just how overdue change really is in the entertainment industry. Throughout, Ms. Verlo shape shifts into different characters and makes great use of Barbie and Ken in videos that complete the experience and highlight the funnier beats. She successfully poses questions about the way we assess and label female sexuality by examining her own experiences and yes, digs a little bit... full review

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