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Hollywood Fringe Festival Diary: Three Solo Shows

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by Lyle Zimskind for LAist

Fringe festivals around the world, typically abundant in small stages and frighteningly short load-in times, are always especially good venues for one-person shows. The three of these that we've caught so far during the opening days of the new Hollywood Fringe--though very different from one another--are each perfect specimens of the quintessential Fringe solo show genre in all its glory.

Can’t You Hear Me Knockin’? at The Lounge Theater

Taking the stage wearing nothing but a bra and panties, Kerri Randles signals right away that this 90-minute staged memoir of her life as a Midwestern farmer’s daughter, Chicago art student, struggling L.A. actress and girlfriend to the stars, and itinerant stripper is going to be plenty revealing.