I’M WITH STUPID stops at the Hollywood Fringe Festival

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‘I’M WITH STUPID’ makes a stop in Hollywood on its world tour which kicks off in Madrid and culminates at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It opens June 18, 2022 at [email protected] Feury Studio Theater, 5636 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

The US premiere of director, screenwriter, author, storyteller and stand-up comedian jD (sic) Shapiro chronicles his unconventional journey from his rambling New Jersey childhood to collaborations with Hollywood icons Mel Brooks (“Robin Hood Men in Tights”), John Travolta (“Battlefield Earth”), Stan Lee (“The Guardian Project”) and many more.

Written and performed by jD Shapiro;

Produced by Fringe Management, LLC

C0-Producer: Samantha de Gyarfas

WHERE: [email protected] Feury Studio Theater, 5636 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

REPRESENTATION DATES:

Saturday, June 18, 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 19, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, June 20, 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 22, 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 23, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, June 24, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 25, 10:00 p.m.

Duration: 60 minutes – 16 years and over

TICKETS: $15.00 https://www.hollywoodfringe.org/projects/7528

Website: http://jdshapiro.com

ABOUT THE PRODUCTION TEAM

jD Shapiro/ (Writer/Performer): is an award-winning screenwriter/director, author, storyteller and stand-up comedian. He has sold over a dozen scripts to almost every major Hollywood studio, including Warner Brothers, Disney, New Line, Miramax, Paramount and Twenty Century Fox, including Robin Hood: Men in Tights and Battlefield Earth. The films jD has worked on have grossed nearly $2 billion worldwide and he has also secured TV deals with many of the biggest TV production companies in the business including Fox, Big Ticket and Spelling Entertainment. Alongside his career as a screenwriter, jD has directed stand-up comedies all over the United States.

Despite all of his film and TV credits, jD is perhaps most proud of having been Stan Lee’s protege and creative partner for several years before Stan’s death in 2018.

Mel Brooks, his co-writer of Robin Hood: Men in Tights, called jD, “One of the greatest comedic minds I’ve had the pleasure of working with.

FRINGE MANAGEMENT, LLC (producer) has produced over 100 plays around the world, including over 80 shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (which won them the coveted Spirit of the Fringe Award), including the first winner of the Fringe “runt” (Sony Radio Academy award for BBC World Service production); “This is So Not About the Simpsons” (featuring Harry Shearer of “This is Spinal Tap” and “The Simpsons”) and several productions featuring international comedy sensation The Pajama Men (Perrier Best Newcomer Nominee, Times Dubble Act award, Melbourne and Sydney Comedy Festival winners, London’s Soho Theater box office record). His other production credits include “Latina Christmas Special” and “Bard Overboard” Off-Broadway, Hollywood Fringe Festival productions of “Richard Parker” (Best International Production), “Bumpersticker” (Best Music Nominee) and “Pick of the Fringe” (twice nominated for best cabaret) as well as “Bukowsical” (best musical) at the New York International Fringe Festival.

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