Director Kiff Scholl, actor Kimberly Atkinson, writer/director Jaime Robledo, and managing director Padraic Duffy join Off-Ramp host for a romp through the current season of The Sacred Fools Theatre Company, which has done more than 100 productions in its 14 years in Hollywood. Click Through for the company's website and schedule.
-- News release from The Sacred Fools --
WHO: Presented by Sacred Fools Theatre Company
Artistic Directors Jeremy Aldridge, Michael Holmes, & J.J. Mayes
WHERE: Sacred Fools Theater, 660 N. Heliotrope Dr., Hollywood, 90004
WHEN: Fall 2010-Spring 2011
TICKETING: (310) 281-8337 or www.sacredfools.org
ANNOUNCING OUR 14th SEASON!
Sacred Fools has become one of L.A.'s most dynamic and prolific theatre companies, producing an incredible variety of adventurous shows; from off-kilter takes on popular favorites, to an ever-expanding catalog of member-generated content and numerous world premieres. Building on the momentum accumulated over the past few years, our 14th season includes four world premiere pieces and one classic (with the inimitable Sacred Fools charm), and promises to be bold, captivating, and exciting.
DON GIOVANNI TONIGHT, DON CARLO TOMORROW, September. 17th-October 17th, 2010
Backstage at a regional opera house, the chorus awaits their (brief) moment in the spotlight as they preen and pontificate, bicker and brag, and face the unpredictable reality of life in a post 9-11 America. World Premiere! Written by Dennis Miles and directed by company member Kiff Scholl ("Act A Lady," "La Bete").
WATSON, November 5th-December 11th, 2010 World premiere! Written and directed by company member Jaime Robledo ("Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom"). A hilarious and theatrically creative take on the story of Sherlock Holmes, developed and supported over the course of the year in our hit late-night show "Serial Killers."
PUZZLER, January 21st - February 19th, 2011 World Premiere "Puzzler" is a gritty film noir tale about East German spies, the reconstruction of memory, and the loyalty of undying love; written and directed by company member Padraic Duffy ("Feet," "Beaverquest The Musical").
Samuel Beckett’s ENDGAME, March 18th -April 23rd, 2011 Helmed by founding company member and veteran director Paul Plunkett ("43 Plays For 43 Presidents," "The Swine Show"), "Endgame" is Samuel Beckett's hilariously disturbing and heartbreaking one-act play about life at the end; a dark, comedic, and touching contemporary classic.
CARNEVIL, May -June , 2011 May 20th - June 25th World Premiere! The Farinelli family has run old carnival Farinelli for generations; when an economic crisis threatens to shut it down, they face their darkest secrets and put their trust in a mysterious stranger to keep the show alive. A nightmarish new horror rock musical developed in "Serial Killers" last season by company members Joe Fria and Michael Teoli, directed by Ken Roht.
Don’t miss the late-night, off-night, and over-night goodies the Fools have to offer:
-Season 6 of "Serial Killers": Don’t like a story? Kill it! This hit late-night mainstay played to sold-out houses all last season; 5 shows enter, 3 shows leave. Saturday nights at 11!
-Jenelle Riley's "Dark Magick" and Jonas Oppenheim's "Free $$$" will be workshopped over the course of the season, and will be performed alongside one of the mainstage shows.
-Sacred Fools classics such as 24 hour theatre extravaganza “Fast & Loose” & eclectic open performance night “Ten Tops” coming up; dates TBA
-PLUS additional exciting programming to be announced throughout the year!