Me Love Me at The Hollywood Fringe Festival

Previews have kicked off with a vengeance at The Hollywood Fringe Festival & I truly do not know where to start at planning my schedule of plays to check out. I did, however, see my first of (hopefully) many last week: The dark comedy/tragedy, Me Love Me, written with perfection by Brandon Baruch & his cast.

It’s always so interesting to meet the masterminds behind such work, like Brandon, whom I have noticed is always be smiling & very kind. We see many different layers, mostly dark, in Me Love Me, about a couple, Tuck & Gemma, who we’re introduced to on the eve of their 7th anniversary together. Living the very typical Hollywood life: Actors forced to do day jobs. While Tuck has the Peter Pan syndrome going on & been mostly getting high on cocaine & pot since quitting Starbucks, Gemma, who has some pretty severe addictions herself, is the solo bread-winner employed at a hotel.

After a serious day of booze & drugs, theres a knock at the door for Tuck: It is his clone. At first, you’re thinking this must be a dream he is tripping on, it is perhaps Tuck’s real life. Naming this clone of his, Cluck, the boys embark on a dangerous adventure of drugs, alcohol…even sex. That is all I will say!

When Gemma discovers all of this, she is left to pick up the pieces & load up on more Xanax as she tries to come to terms with kicking out her boyfriend who claims he has fallen in-love with himself. Literally.

Me Love Me is a really brilliant dramady piece that can make you wonder: What would happen if I met myself? It just may open your eyes to think about being a better example to yourself, in-case you need to put your best impression forward if YOU knock on the door.

The play is on through the month of June, for tickets & more info, click here. Please be advised: This is a very adult play with mature themes.

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About Along Comes Mary

Book Worm, Internet Nerd, Blogger, Daughter, Friend, Caffeine Addict, Non Smoker who sometimes smokes, Lover, Fighter, Ear with Feet, In Search of Bunbury, Gluten Free Pescatarian. Enough about me, what about YOU?;-)
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3 Responses to Me Love Me at The Hollywood Fringe Festival

  1. I am pretty sure that if I met myself we would try and take over the world.

  2. I think I would scare myself to death or I would love me to bits. It certainly is and interesting thought, huh.

  3. Zoren says:

    Awesome and funny!

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