Solo 2013
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GRANDMOTHERS OF THE UNIVERSE

solo performance · project sheba · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States

Miri discovers that the answer to what it’s like to be an African American woman can only be explained by experiencing the songs, poetry and stories of her ancestral grandmothers.
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I WISH MY LIFE WAS AN RPG

solo performance · ashphord j · Ages 12+ · family friendly · one person show · United States

What was it like being a "nerd" before it was cool? Follow performer Ashphord Jacoway into a world of magic and wonder as we conquer cultural and social stereotypes, in and outside the geek community, and level up our confidence through poetry, spoken word, and movement.
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LITTLE PUSSY

solo performance · john grady · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America

True tales of being picked on, chased down, and beat up, from his youth to adulthood. Will he ever learn to stand and fight? Are bullies and the bullied always destined to find each other? If so, who or what will save him from years of torment? From the creator of **DOG YEARS.**
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COMEDY, DEATH, AND A NEW FERRARI

solo performance · individual · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States

Comedy, Death, and a New Ferrari is a funny and heart-warming one woman show about a young college grad, Jen, who tries to convince her mother as to why she wants to become a comic. In doing so, Jen relives her joke-cracking father's battle with cancer to lead her straight to the answer.
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JESUS RIDE

solo performance · mike schlitt · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States

The Son of God and the son of a tv writer take you on an epic, comedic roller coaster ride: part film history, part chronicle of western civilization, a stem-winding personal confession, a raconteur's fever dream and a terrifying journey through the worst Jesus movie ever made. www.mikeschlitt.com
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GLORIFIED DISASTERS

solo performance · ashley strand · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States

Stories by Hong Kong Comedy Fest winner Ashley Strand. A Christmas toilet paper promotion in NYC. A young actor strives to fit into the cut throat world of Sarasota dinner theatre. Brothers fight at the after-party for a children’s musical in Belgium. These tales of theatre life touch and amuse.
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BOBBYWOOD: WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BOBBY THE BELLBOY?

solo performance · bill ratner · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

✪✪ "BEST OF HOLLYWOOD FRINGE 2013 SHOW EXTENSION," 2013, LOFT SOLOFEST 2013 INVITEE ✪✪ I Love Lucy’s Bobby the Bellboy was Bill Ratner’s uncle. Join the search for Bobby starring Best of Fringe Extension Honoree and 8-time Moth StorySLAM winner, renowned voice actor Bill Ratner.
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THE FEVER BY WALLACE SHAWN (UPDATED VERSION)

solo performance · lighthouse productions · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States

When a well-to-do cosmopolitan is exposed to the turmoil and violence of a revolutionary country, a fever ensues. In this new version, updated by Wallace Shawn in 2012, take a striking look at how someone from the 1% views the world, and what happens when he confronts the morality of his position.
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FINDING ELIZABETH TAYLOR

solo performance · leo rising, inc. · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States

From writer/performer Elizabeth Claire Taylor comes a powerful one-woman show about life in the shadow of a legend. Yes, it's been a lot to live up to - the eyes, the men, the diets, the diamonds, the booze. But oh, how she's tried. Outstanding Solo Show winner 2011 Planet Connections Festival NYC.
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THE BLOOD THEY SHED

solo performance · slingshot media · Ages 13+ · family friendly · flashing lights · one person show · United States

A one-man theatrical show about the journey of a young boy fighting against the negative draws of media while trying not to forget his roots.
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KEENA: UNBRANDED THE SOLO EXPERIENCE

solo performance · lynchhurt productions & rock my soul productions · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States

KEENA:UNBRANDED is a journey into those rare and significant moments that have shaped her as a person and a performer. Its message to live out loud without accepting the stereotypical branding labels often administered to ones background, personality and success.
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DEATH, CANCER & OTHER BUMPS IN THE ROAD...

solo performance · ...another bump in the road productions! · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States

"Death, Cancer & Other Bumps In the Road" is a powerful & hilarious look at the taboos surrounding death & dying in America and one woman's journey through breast cancer. It will leave you rolling in the aisles while you’re wiping away your tears! Funny, heart wrenching & completely satisfying!
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DEMYSTIFYING MAGIC

solo performance · bob gebert · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States

A retiring magician has one last performance to confront a dark past or risk succumbing to the madness of his life of secrets. His story unfolds through his performances starting as a child prodigy, leading to world-wide fame and finally controversy.
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TRUE HUSTLE

solo performance · brimmer st. theatre co. · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States

In this one-woman show, Marie Lively shares the true story of how a naive Christian temp became a corporate smut queen for one of the largest pornographers in town.
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LISTEN... CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?

solo performance · an 11:11 experiment · Ages 13+ · family friendly · flashing lights · one person show · United States

The true story of a child's life as the sole interpreter for her deaf parents. WINNER! Best of Fringe Extensions! Official Selection NY International Fringe Festival! **(No sign language interpreters will be provided for these performances.)**

FINAL PERFORMANCE 6/22, 7 PM

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This final performance is being filmed in VIRTUAL REALITY! Come be a part of this extraordinary new technology! A bright-eyed Texas gal moves to New York City to pursue her dreams of acting and steps into the hardest role of her life -- herself.

Cuba on the Fringe

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Two generations of women cope with motherhood and madness in the aftermath of Fidel Castro’s revolution.

Santa's Secret

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PAY WHAT YOU CAN for "a bizarre dark comedy that took turns I didn’t anticipate, filled with a lot of humor and impressive talent by the actor playing Santa." - Anonymous reviewer

Final two shows! Sat at 7pm, Sun at 3pm

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Who knew that being afraid of tubas would be the most reasonable thing going on these days? Come see us. Share a heartfelt laugh. Let the storytelling push away our fears. Participants PYWC Volunteers are free.