This play is about the struggle of the creative process, and being brave enough to put yourself out there, and to risk being judged.Will this guy give up and run away when things get scary, or will he take a chance and risk it all, not knowing what the outcome will be?” Isn’t that exactly what it’s like sometimes in this town when you’re working in the business and trying to crack the code? We caught up with writer Neil Mc Gowan and director Guillermo Cienfuegos and got some fun and insightful perspectives on the journey of life, love, and the business of using your creative mind in Hollywood.
Robot • USA • USA Network in association with Universal Cable Productions and Anonymous Content Rami Malek as Elliot Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Bloodline • Netflix • Sony Pictures Television in association with KZK Productions for Netflix Ben Mendelsohn as Danny Rayburn Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series Game Of Thrones • Battle Of The Bastards • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television Miguel Sapochnik, Directed by Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Downton Abbey • PBS • A Carnival Films/MASTERPIECE co-production in association with NBCUniversal Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Game Of Thrones • Battle Of The Bastards • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; 360 Television and Startling Television David Benioff, Written by D. Weiss, Written by Outstanding Variety Sketch Series Key & Peele • Comedy Central • Cindylou, Monkeypaw Productions, Martel & Roberts Productions, Principato-Young Entertainment, Central Productions Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special Grease: Live • FOX • Paramount Television Thomas Kail, Directed by Alex Rudzinski, Live Television Direction by Outstanding Variety Talk Series Last Week Tonight With John Oliver • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Sixteen String Jack Productions and Avalon Television Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special Patton Oswalt: Talking For Clapping • Netflix • Generate Patton Oswalt, Written by Outstanding Limited Series The People v. Sounds like the perfect analogy for the artists’ journey.
Neil Mc Gowan’s new play, “My Girlfriend is An Alien!
by Keith De Facto,” is having its world premiere in Venice, California at the award winning Pacific Resident Theatre.
The company’s main stage seasons are touted for their exquisite productions of the lesser-produced classics by some of the world’s best writers.
Currently, Tennessee Williams’ “The Eccentricities of a Nightingale” (Critics’ Choice – LA Times; Ovation Recommended) has just extended through September 25th.
But, at the other end of the same block, on their second stage, it’s a whole different world…with aliens.Director Guillermo Cienfuegos explained, “at first glance, perhaps you see a spoof on B Science Fiction movies.Looking deeper, you’ll discover a play about a guy who’s putting on a play to get a girl to fall in love with him – and it’s not going well.Some of the things people ask the narrator to say in his epic voice, even better when the commenter misspells something and he says it that way anyway ("I here to kick ass and chem buble gum! Classics include, but are not limited to: Narrator: Brace yourself for two movies so unnecessarily long that they include five Volvo commercials, two montages of the previous Twilight movies, four games of chess, and the MOST... Susan Boyle (Anne Hathaway): I really really really wanted to win an Oscar. "THEY WERE DOING SUCH A GOOD JOB AND THEY TURNED IT INTO A PUNCHLINE?!! This isn't just ignoring the comic, this is dropping their pants and wiping their butt with it! (shot of Aldritch Killian screaming " Narrator: Settle for the thinking man's blockbuster chock full of complicated characters, political maneuvering, family dynamics, and a monkey duel-wielding machine guns on horseback, fighting a tank. Fancy Wolverine (Hugh Jackman): I have a very annoying vibrato. Narrator: See Andy Serkis deliver an Oscar-worthy performance by capturing the graceful movements and emotions of Caesar and doing his best Christian Bale Batman impression, while the cast and crew deliver an even MORE Oscar-worthy performance by not laughing at a tiny British man in a unitard pretending to be a monkey.Fat Maximus (Russell Crowe): I should have never agreed to sing an entire movie!