Ten Reasons Why Sci Fest L.A. Is the Coolest Theatre Festival on Earth
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
Never in my lifetime have I heard of a science fiction theatre festival -- perhaps because they never existed until actor/writer David Dean Bottrell came up with the idea in 2013 after reading The Wife's Story, a dark and unusual short piece by the great Ursula LeGuin. One ambitious Kickstarter campaign later, Sci Fest L.A. was born. The inaugural festival took place a year ago and proved such a crowd-pleaser with its twisted and brilliant one-act stage plays (which included a fabulous staged version of the LeGuin story) that Bottrell, along with veteran theatre producers Lee Costello and Michael Blaha, created the second annual celebration of all things sci-fi. A wondrous celebration of all things the genre can be, Sci Fest L.A. is a gem of a festival, and currently chills and thrills packed houses at Hollywood's Acme Theatre (135 N. LaBrea) Thursdays through Sundays to May 31.
I attended opening weekend of Sci Fest L.A. -- twice! And feeling duly inspired, I came up with ten r
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