Venue Details

55 Star Starred
Wadsworth Theatre
11301 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90073
310-479-3636
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 73 members
Review from Scott G.G. Haller
74 events 22 reviews

What a hoot! The show was quick and clocked in at around an hour, but the man's creativity and sense of fun was endlessly entertaining.

reviewed Sep 15 2005 report as inappropriate
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“It’s an absolute hoot…irrepressible” – The New York Times
“…a hilarious parade of delights and surprises.” – San Francisco Examiner
“A sustained hour of heaven by an entertainer touched by genius.” – Time Out London
“Ennio is electric, eclectic shocker. Breezy, Campy, Fun.” – San Jose Mercury

Description

Award-winning Italian comedian Ennio Marchetto, is ENNIO, a one man origami extravaganza! Audiences unfamiliar with the Venetian born Marchetto will be unprepared for what lies in store. Backed by an eclectic soundtrack of the latest hits and using an ingenious assortment of intricate paper costumes that defy description, Ennio morphs into pop culture icons. One moment he is Bruce Springsteen singing ‘Born in the USA’, the next he is Popeye dancing a jig. The list of parodies is endless and the ENNIO repertoire has expanded for the Wadsworth Theatre engagement to include such notables as: Beyonce, Aretha Franklin, Wonder Woman, the (new) Pope, Liberace, Bruce Lee, Britney Spears, the Beach Boys, Billy Idol and more. No one is safe when Ennio picks up his paper cut-outs!

<em>Company</em> Paranormal Investigation on the Queen Mary <em>An Evening of Classic Broadway</em> Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey <em>The Book of Mormon</em> <em>The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Mean Gurlz</em>