The Winners of the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival

Enci Box

Editor in Chief, Administrator

The 8th Annual Hollywood Fringe Festival concluded last night with its annual Award Ceremony and Closing Night Party. Over 800 people attended the Award Ceremony, which took place at the Ricardo Montalbán Theatre.
The Fringe community of participants and attendees voted for all Freak Awards winners. Winners include:
Top of the Fringe: Shakeslesque (To Thine Own Cherry Be True)
International: Ladies in Waiting: The Judgement of Henry VIII
Fringe First (World Premiere): Turbulence!
Cabaret & Variety: Shakeslesque (To Thine Own Cherry Be True)
Comedy: Easy Targets
Dance & Physical Theatre: Definition of Man
Ensemble Theatre: The Motherf**ker with the Hat
Musicals and Operas: Turbulence!
Solo Performance: Under the Jello Mold
Immersive Theatre: A(partment 8)


ShoWorks Don't Wait. Create! Award: Chimpskin
The Screamiest: A(partment 8)
The Spirit of the Fringe, Never in a Box Award: TOYS
The Duende Distinction: Christina Evans – Choreography - TOYS
Tip Your 2Cents Award for Distinctive Voices: Chimpskin
The Ripest Show: Definition of Man
A Little New Music Award for Outstanding Songwriting: Turbulence!
Larry Cornwall Award: Magic 8 Ball (My Life with Asperger's)
Rogue Machine's “Premiere” Award: Urban Unrest – Urban Theatre Movement
Beyond Bechtel-Wallace Award: Thanksgiving
Diversity in American Theatre Award: In the Valley of The Shadow
Soaring Solo Artist Award: Magic 8 Ball (My Life with Asperger's)
The Inkwell Playwright's Promise Award: In the Valley of The Shadow
Short and Sweet Award: CHATTER
O-Face Award for Orgasmic Achievement (Most Orgasmic Performance): Yozmit Walker - Do You: Migration of the Monarchs
Best Fringe Flyer: An Evening With John Wilkes Booth
The Unleashed Award: Thanksgiving
The LAFPI Most Wanted Award:
Actors Company, Art of Acting Studio, Assistance League Playhouse, Epiphany Space, Complex Theatres, Hudson Theatres, Los Angeles LGBT Center, Rogue Machine @ MET Theatre, studio/stage, The Loft, Theatre of NOTE, Three Clubs, Thymele Arts, Urban Social House, The New Collective


Complex TheatresVideo Games, Narcissus and Echo, Trixie: The Musical, Human Hothouse: The Aftershow, 13th Grade, Desert Warrior, Claim Jumper, Even If It's Wrong, Toys, Confessions of an Arab Woman, Incantesimo, Mistero Buffo, Too Many Hitlers, Ripley's Dystopia, Broke and Ugly, Mary's Medicine, Under the Jello Mold, Slashed, An Evening with John Wilkes Booth, Do You. Migration of the Monarchs
Lounge TheatreBitch Brow, I'm Too Fat For This Show, Just Like Life, NICAEA, Sapo Cancionero: Live Your Heart Out, Thanksgiving, The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign, Transmission – A One Tran Story
Sacred Fools TheatreQuantum Entanglement, Bono & the Edge Waiting for Godomino's, Easy Targets, Definition of Man, Divorce: The Hip Hop Musical, The Joe & Joshua Show!, Why We Become Witches, Kinsherf's Coat, A Harmony Boy's Christmas, Charlie Moose Makes His Move, 12 Bars, Urban Theatre Movement presents: Urban Unrest, The King's Language, High Rise, Orange Mango Cabaret
Three ClubsBuffy Kills Edward, Shakespeare and Chill, Hot Dates, Legends of the Hidden Three Clubs, Psychosical, Nights at the Algonquin Round Table
Studio/StageBlamed: An Established Fiction, Nothing Bad: A Werewolf Rock Musical, Here Comes Rutherford, Herpes: A Love Story, The Tempest: All Women Cast, So You Want to be a Vampire, The Spidey Project, Three Can Keep A Secret, MEXISTANI! Growing up Mexican and Pakistani in America, Gamers
The New CollectiveJust Sayin, Got A Minute, I Do, Do You?, Life... Death... and Entertainment
Actors CompanyA Void, Bravo 25, Dead Boys, Dying City, missmatch, Pagliaccis, Songs of the Fall, The Complete History of Drag in a Few Mo-mo, Trump in Space
Asylum6 Figures, 86'd, Andy: The Red Nosed Warhola, CHATTER, Cheek (and other stories), Chemo Barbie, CringeFest: An Uncomfortable Anthology, Devadasi, A Story of Sex, Power and Devotion, Hello Again! The Songs of Allan Sherman, L.A. Homebody/ The Anxiety Cure, Just Old Woman from Old Country, Save Me a Spot!, Scarlet Pimpernel, SECRET IDENTITY CRISIS, Secure Storage, SNATCHED…Stories From Down There, Solomon: King Poet &, Lover – A Tale of One Man & 700 Wives, Space or The Number of Nothing, Terror on The High Seas, The Amitycode, The Brick: A One Man Musical, The Motherfucker With The Hat, The Rise and Fall of Dracula, The Sacred Beasts, The Second Coming of Klaus Kinski, This Our Now, Two Motherfuckers on a Ledge, Willy's Lil Virgin Queen

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