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Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017 - The Sacred Beasts

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Hollywood Fringe Play - The Sacred Beasts

The Sacred Beasts Saturday, June 3,11,17 & 18

Asylum @ The Underground Theatre, 1314 N. Wilton Place Los Angeles, CA 90028

In The Sacred Beasts, the booze and resentment-soaked real life friendship of Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles is conjured in three scenes spanning three decades with the besotted wordsmiths played by different actors in each stage of their lives. Celebrated as much for their personal lives filled with prodigious beard growth, cigar chomping and romanticized alcoholism as anything they actually wrote, these two tempestuous, swaggering egos in human form are often elevated as mythic symbols of a particularly

distinct and antiquated flavor of “manhood.” This show breaks the idols and displays these sacred beasts as they were. Watch them drink, fight, hunt, smoke, and bloviate their way across such issues as easy success, hard win failure, and the corrosive effects of hypermasculinity. Claim your ringside seat as these fists of genius at last come to blows.

The Sacred Beasts

Written and Directed by Chris Wollman

PERFORMED BY:

Hunter Saling

Craig Woolson

Jerome St. Jerome

John Patrick Davis

David Gallic

Richard Malmos

Selected dates and times:

Part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival

Saturday, June 3 – 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 11 – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 17 – 4 p.m.

Sunday, June 18 – 4 p.m.

TICKET PRICES:

$15 with comps available for members of the press upon request.

$5 for all Fringe participants

**Seniors and students $3 off with code “HFF17” ID checked at the door.

Appropriate for ages 16+

FOR TICKETS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

http://www.hollywoodfringe.org/projects/4589

Twitter: @thesacredbeasts

 https://www.facebook.com/thesacredbeasts/

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