The first Hollywood Fringe Festival, from June 17 to 27, features theater, comedy, dance, visual arts, workshops and other events by emerging artists at a host of unusual venues. One highlight could be “52 Man Pickup,” a one-woman performance piece by Desiree Burch, a Diamond Bar native who now lives in New York and has toured the U.K. Her show seems to have been well-reviewed in NYC, and Burch was named by New York Magazine as among “Ten New Comedians that Funny People Find Funny.”
Her press rep contacted me and offered to set up an in-person interview, but time, and column inches, are scarce this week. Since Burch is interested in reaching the locals, however, I’m happy to give her a plug here.
You can read more about “52 Man Pickup,” and watch a couple of short videos, here. The two performances are at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Fringe Central Theater of Arts, 1625 N. Las Palmas. Tickets are a mere $15.