LOS ANGELES, CA – 30 Apr, 2016 – Award winning writer Robert Austin Rossi premieres his One Act Play, “God’s Waiting Room”, at The Hollywood Fringe Festival beginning June 4th at 4 p.m.
Mr. Rossi has been a Quarter Finalist in The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, We ScreenplayCompetition, a Semi-finalist in London’s Table Read, Your Sceenplay, and a Finalist in The Beverly Hills Screenplay Competition for his script entitled “The Dowager”. It is the story of the life and rescue from the Crimea of Marie Feodorovna, the last Dowager Empress of Russia.
Last year his “Patritot/Traitor” about the 1916 Irish Rebel, Sir Roger Casement, was chosen as a top 50 by The International Screenwriters Assocition and a finalist by The Nashville Screenplay Competition.
Mr. Rossi’s short film “The Bench”, filmed in New York City last October and directed by Hollywood Veteran Tom Lazarus is currently making the Festival Circuit and has placed in The Best Shorts Competition, The Culver City Film Festival, New York Screenings, L.A. Shorts, L.A. CineFest, and L.A. Independent Film Competitions.
His latest script, “Edith”, the story of First Lady Edith Bolling Wilson, is a current finalist in The First 10 Pages Competition where a Grand Prize Winner will be announced on May 15th.
“God’s Waiting Room” is Mr. Rossi’s first play. It stars Steve Ducey, Denise Carole, Marco Antonio Garcia, Geoffrey Gilbert and Sara Smith. It is a psychological drama about the muddled lives of The D’Agostino Family and the breach they cause between a brother and sister. The play deals with issues of religion, sexuality, estrangement, intolerance and love. It will play June 11 at 7 p.m., June 12 at 1 p.m., June 17 at 7 p.m. and June 26 at 11 a.m. at The Actors Company, 916 A Formosa Avenue, Hollywood.
Tickets are available at www.hollywoodfringe.org
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