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Fanatic Salon
3815 Sawtelle Blvd Culver City, CA 90230
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24 stars
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"They Call Me Mister Fry"
66 ratings
4.7 average rating
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attended Sep 13 2009

Better and more poigniant than anything I've seen at the movies or in the theater in the last two years! WONDERFUL! It was insightful, educational, thought provoking and funny! Need space for another star. I'd recommend it to everyone!

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Fritz McDuff
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36 reviews
173 stars
attended Oct 24 2010

I've seen the show several times, mainly because it's not always the same each time I see it. He likes to change things. It really is a great piece of theater. His characters are rich, distinct, and real. He has a wide range as an actor, and...continued

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attended Apr 11 2010

The play was wonderful as was the acting. I can not say enough about how great an enjoyment it was for me and my friends, one of which is not a teacher, to see this performance. A job well done.

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Quotes & Highlights

On stage,_ Mister Fry_ makes the grade!  —Los Angeles Times
Jack Fry is the Patch Adams of education, the highest quality of Off Broadway theatre —LA Examiner
Critic’s Pick for Best of the Fest —Capital Fringe
Gritty but hopeful —Curtain Up New York
A must see —
A talented blend of comedy and emotion —Valley Scene Magazine
Freiberger wins over his audience…he masterfully plays two problem students. —LA Weekly, GO!_ _
By all means see it and leave inspired! —Our Town New York (Theater Pick of the Week)
This production has enough heart, audacity, and originality to stand out from the crowd mainly because of the artistry of Jack Fry. —
Intense and intimate…many laughs… —NUVO
They Call Me Mister Fry is directed by my first director Jeff Michalski, so you know it’s got to be good. —Stephen Colbert, (The Colbert Report)
See Goldstar member reviews of They Call Me Mister Fry’_s successful New York run at Comic Strip Live. _


The award-winning and critically-acclaimed They Call Me Mister Fry returns to Los Angeles.  It’s the true, funny, yet poignant story of a first year teacher teaching fifth-grade in a South Central classroom.  The story focuses on his relationship with two challenging students and his journey through the bowels of big city bureaucracy, but also his efforts to find his place in the world in this beautiful story about transformation, redemption, the fragility of life, and what we think our purpose is.