"The First And The Last" Fringe '18

We are raising funds for the world premiere production of the play "The First and The Last" written by Daniel Botello, which will be a part of the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival!  All donations raised will be put toward the cost of our theater space, as well as  all other production costs (costumes, props, designers, stage manager, actors, etc.).  We are so excited to be sharing our hard work with you and the rest of the Fringe Festival this June, and we're so thankful for all of your support! Because of this, any donation of $100 or more will get you on our list for a free ticket to one of our shows. You get to choose! Thanks again, and we hope to see you in June!

Where:  The Lounge Theatre (6201 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90038)


Thursday, 5/31 at 9:45pm
Sunday, 6/3 at 11:45am
Saturday, 6/9 at 7:45pm
Tuesday, 6/12 at 9:45pm
Saturday, 6/23 at 11:45am
Sunday, 6/24 at 1:45pm

Short Summary:

History's most notorious traitors have been gathered by Satan himself to decide among them who will stay in Hell for eternity, and who will be released from their torment.

Long Summary:

The First And The Last is a play that explores the consequences of sin, and the limits of forgiveness. God has made a deal with the Devil. In exchange for Lucifer's surrender at Armageddon, God will allow Lucifer to keep one soul for himself in Hell. Lucifer has gathered some of history's most notorious traitors such as Benedict Arnold, Cassius and Brutus, and even Judas Iscariot himself to decide who will be chosen to remain in Hell for eternity. The twist? The traitors must decide amongst themselves. With shades of The Last Days of Judas Iscariot mixed with Twelve Angry Men, The First And The Last begs the question "Are some people too far gone from forgiveness?"

Writer: Daniel Botello

Director: Ani Marderosian

Producers: Donald Russell, Daniel Botello, Brian Brennan

Lighting Designer: Brandon Baruch (https://www.brandonbaruch.com/)

Sound Designer: Melody Eilts

Stage Manager: Evelyn Myers


LUCIFER: Brian Brennan

CASSIUS: Andres Dominguez

EVE: Cheryl Ann

SALOME: Alexa Vallenoweth



DELILAH: Elena Murray

JUDAS ISCARIOT: Daniel Botello


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Donald Russell 
Los Angeles, CA
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