Editor in Chief: Enci Box

ENCI is an actor and recently turned writer and director. She is an urban cyclist, passionate about living intentionally, about leaving less behind and about living healthy. Enci is a member of SAG and AFTRA and is on the board of the 501(c)4 Bikeside and is co-founder of the Bike Writers Collective. Enci teaches all over town about web etiquettes and social media and is involved with the East Hollywood Neighborhood Council where she serves on the Arts & Culture Committee. Enci is passionate about leaning new things and currently she is studying ASL. You can visit her at http://EnciPerforms.com or read about her adventures at http://illuminateLA.com

Garry Marshall Theatre’s 5th Annual New Works Festival Submissions Open March 1

Garry Marshall Theatre (GMT) opens its submission process for the nonprofit’s 5th Annual New Works Festival. Submissions for GMT’s NWF 2022 open March 1, 2022, and will close on April 5, 2022 or when the 350 script cap is reached – whichever is sooner. As in previous New Works Festivals held by Garry Marshall Theatre, … Continue reading Garry Marshall Theatre’s 5th Annual New Works Festival Submissions Open March 1


My dearest friends, readers, and fellow artists, In light of our current circumstances, I feel the need to make some drastic changes. But first, I want to apologize to our African-American community for all that we, the white race, have done to you, your family, and your ancestors that has caused so much pain, terror, … Continue reading TIME FOR A CHANGE…

Homeschool @ Last

We have been Homeschooling our kids, or, as we like to say “FUNschooling” so thankfully these closures don’t affect us. But I know that a lot of parents are now at a panic what they should do, how they should teach, and how they should spend the time together while everyone is somewhat housebound. I … Continue reading Homeschool @ Last


Local theatre and the people who make it happen will suffer financially as organizations cancel events and as individuals embrace social distance, all in an effort to deal with the unfolding coronavirus crisis. If you have tickets to a play, concert, musical, or other arts event that ends up cancelled, please consider not asking for … Continue reading SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL ARTISTS

The Better Lemons 2019 Fringe Audience and Critics Choice Awards

As of this post, the critics and the audiences have spoken, resulting in almost 99 Hollywood Fringe productions receiving a SWEET #LemonMeter rating and 19 Fringe productions receiving #DoubleSWEET ratings (both critics and audience members agreeing on a sweet production). It takes three reviews from critics or three reviews from the audience to generate a … Continue reading The Better Lemons 2019 Fringe Audience and Critics Choice Awards


18TH ANNUAL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL @ Laemmle NoHo 7 October 31, 2018 8:00 pm OCT 31st @ 8:00PM – OPENING NIGHT: 818 THE MOVIE Wed 10/31/18 08:00 PM 1 – NOT THAT STRONG Music Video, 5 min., Rated: Not Rated, English Dir: Gregory JM Kasunich, Prod: Gregory JM Kasunich, Gene Micofsky 2 – …read more … Continue reading EVENTS OPENING THIS WEEK

In Memoriam: Henry Ong

In Memoriam: Henry Ong Award-winning Los Angeles Playwright and 16-time recipient of Artist-in-Residence grants from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. October 3, 2018 Silver Lake, CA – Henry Ong, a fixture of the Los Angeles theatre community for more than 35 years, died Saturday, September 29th after a long battle with … Continue reading In Memoriam: Henry Ong

The Better Lemons Fringe Awards

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THESE WINNERS who have registered their shows on Better Lemons and encouraged audiences and critics to voice their opinion about their show, regardless of the outcome, and to those who submitted all the reviews from online publications! The Better Lemons Fringe Audience and Critics Choice Awards, as well as the DoubleSweet Awards … Continue reading The Better Lemons Fringe Awards

"Meet the Critics" Panel Podcast

On Saturday, June 2, Better Lemons and Theatre West hosted “Meet the Critics!” featuring several of LA’s premier critics for a panel discussion of theatre criticism. The following critics attended: Shari Barrett from Broadway World Shari Barrett, a Los Angeles native, has been active in the theater world since the age of six – acting, singing, and … Continue reading "Meet the Critics" Panel Podcast

FREE Workshop: Working your Press Release & Social Media tricks & tips!

Better Lemons is an official sponsor for the Meet-Up “Working your Press Release & Social Media tricks & tips!”. This Meet-Up will take place on Sunday, April 29 from 3-5pm at Oeno Vino, 3111 Glendale Blvd, in Atwater Village. Better Lemons will be available to answer questions about our website and how our review aggregation provides some free … Continue reading FREE Workshop: Working your Press Release & Social Media tricks & tips!