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Alex's Guy Ep 1.2

Co-Producer Shelton Lewis and Actor Alex Phipps on Set, in NODA Charlotte.

Co-Producer Shelton Lewis and Actor Alex Phipps on Set, in NODA Charlotte.

"He could actually hold an intelligent conversation...none of that surface bullshit like Kim Kardashian or the latest episode of Scandal"

                                                                                        -Alex                                                             

What a day....we wrapped a wonderful day of shooting in the NODA area of Charlotte with our leading actor, Alex Phipps (Guy). Part 2 of our shoot took place in the beautiful uptown Charlotte, with our two beautiful ladies Carol McKenith (Alex) and Ciara Sanders (India).

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Here we grow again...lol so cliche' right?

We're gearing up for another murder mystery! This one will be held at FRESHWATER'S in uptown Charlotte on July 16th. The last show was amazing and sold out. Which is always good. The ultimate goal in all of this is to provide our facility to do this at all the time.  Keep posted...we'll be doing this soon!

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When the curtains opened...I knew you had put in a lot of work

April 2010. I, Fred Forte Jr., decided to do this for real. I decided that its time to be really serious about writing and see where it gets me. I had no money. I had no resources. All I had was God and the support of my family. So in essence I guess you can say....I had more than enough.

For The Love of Money. My first show. I discussed this idea with my cousins Tia and Aaron, who are close to me in age. I asked them...will you support me and help me get this started. They sais YES. I didn't have the capital to get a venue or pay for promotions or flyers. The only thing I had was my 1999 Cadillac STS (pictured below) that I would have to sell. I really really LIKED that car! But I had a bigger picture in mind. 

We worked long days. Cast some amazing singers and actors. Assembled one of the best bands that I've personally ever heard. And 484 people later....we made history. One of my class mates  came to my show and told me " I honestly didnt know what to expect when I came to the show...but when the curtains came up...I knew you had put in a lot of work"

OCTOBER 2010. 11:30pm. IHOP. I sat there with my cast and crew. We took up a huge section of the restaurant. We were beat. But we were proud.

At that moment I knew, I had no car and wasn't quite sure what the final count was....but I knew the best was yet to come.

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