Like Blood From A Cheap Cigar (Twitter @bloodfromacigar / Instagram @like_blood_from_a_cheap_cigar) is a dark, loosely based on reality, romantic comedy, written by Genevieve Joy; starring Genevieve Joy as Margo and Joseph Reitman as George. The play’s debut production was produced and directed by Hollywood Shorts‘ Kimberley Browning in the Hollywood Fringe Festival. It then went on for 2 successful six week runs at the Hudson and Sacred Fools Theatres in Hollywood, where it received fantastic reviews and earned Genevieve a Stage & Scene Los Angeles award for Best Actress in a One Act play.
Interview with Genevieve Joy & Joe Reitman
In 2017, Genevieve and Joseph brought Like Blood From A Cheap Cigar to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Joseph took over as director and continued to star in the play before heading to New York to play ‘Very Bad Santa’ in SYFY’s Happy! The role of George was then taken over by actor/comedian Josh Accardo.