TAGGED WITH DARK COMEDY

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COCKROACH DIALOGUES

comedy · second skin theatre · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America

A terrifyingly hilarious tale of dreams in LA consumed by cockroaches, both real and imagined. WINNER 2016 Fringe Runway Award for Best Costumes!
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NIGHT WITCHES

ensemble theatre · the thrillpeddlers · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America

A tale of women in war. The 588th Night Bomber Regiment was a thorn in Hitler’s side on the hellish Eastern Front in WWII.
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TILT

ensemble theatre · bam · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America

**TOP OF THE FRINGE - NOMINEE** *STAGE RAW TOP TEN* Two strangers’ road trip unravels when they decide to try to extort money from a DMV bribery scheme. A blistering dark comedy starring HFF award-winners Ben Moroski and Michael Shaw Fisher.
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SUICIDE LIVE

comedy · rick and pat creese · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America

Winner--Encore! Producers' Award Performance Added-Saturday July 16, 5 pm A dark comedy about an estranged father and son relationship that finds the fun in dysfunctional and the upside of suicide when they make their unreal lives into a reality show.
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PUNCH AND JUDY

comedy · school of night · Ages 17+ · United States of America

**STAGE RAW TOP TEN! A MUST SEE!** Mr. Punch will tickle your ribs as he bludgeons, stabs, slashes, burns, shoots and inappropriately gropes his way straight into your heart in this live-action adaptation of the western world’s most enduring popular entertainment. Not for kids. 50 Min.
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ABSOLUTE ZERO (HOW LOVERS AND SAD PEOPLE HOLD UP THE WORLD)

ensemble theatre · n/a · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America

In an unusually cold summer, 32 year-old Jim has kidnapped 17 year-old Charles, who he has fallen in love with at first sight. Trapped in Jim's basement, Charles is led through an existential journey to discover how it is that Lovers and Sad People always seem to hold up the World.
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THEATRE AND CHILL?

comedy · bag o' bones · Ages 16+ · United States of America

A hilarious night of new dark comedy shorts on life, love, hate and human imbecility. Like Netflix and Chill, old school style. With BAG O' BONES Collective Producing, award winning Raegan Payne Writing, and Tinks Lovelace directing, fun is on fleek and for real.
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CHEMISTRY

comedy · bruewer productions · Ages 17+ · United States of America

Steph is a recovering depressive. Jamie overachieved himself off the deep end. When they meet in their psychiatrist's office, they can't deny their chemistry, but can they survive it? A pitch black and piercingly insightful comedy about being crazy in love.
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PORNO DIDO

comedy · p. dido productions/heather l. tyler · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · United States of America

What happens to a dream deferred? How far would you go to bring your artistic vision to life? Sex, violence and a mysterious backer derail one transman’s desperate attempt to remake Dido of Carthage. An absurd look into compromise when art and commerce collide. Partial Nudity. Sexual themes. Comedy.
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#WHALEFAIL

comedy · go go guppie productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America

A woman is eaten alive by a killer whale at America's top marine park. Who is to blame for this colossal #WhaleFail? Part comedy. Part drama. Part whale murder mystery. #WHALEFAIL: a biting new play by Brett Epstein. Not everything is black & white.
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ALL THE BEST KILLERS ARE LIBRARIANS

comedy · the establishment · Ages 16+ · United States of America

In this action-packed comedy, Lauren Van Kurin ("King of Kong: A Musical Parody") stars as a shy librarian recruited into the thrilling world of professional assassinations, international intrigue, and forbidden romance. **WINNER** Season Ten of "Serial Killers" at Sacred Fools Theater
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MY DEAD MOM'S FUNERAL

solo performance · beever dam · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

My mother is a belly dancer, a tarot reader, a fiddler in a honkytonk band -- and now she is also a ghost!! Come see a romp about a mom dying of cancer. Don't want to think about a mom dying of cancer? Oh no, does death make you uncomfortable? Too bad! Your mom's gonna die too. Deal with it!
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SEVEN DECEMBERS

ensemble theatre · nothing important productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America

Seven years ago, Michael Leahy went missing. The only glimmer of hope his family is left with is the mysterious phone calls on his birthday each year. This dark comedy follows his sister, Johnny May, stuck with her estranged and dysfunctional family as they gather once more to wait for Michael.
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THANKS A LOT: MY GRATITUSICAL!

comedy · foolsicals · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

Miss Beryl Swiver presents: Miss Beryl Swiver in "Thanks A Lot - My Gratitusical!" One Woman's Musical Journey to Herself and Back. Starring Miss Beryl Swiver from her own idea.
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PENISARIA: THE STORY OF JOHN AND LORENA BOBBITT

musicals and operas · drunken owl productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America

It's a comedic parody opera-type thingy about dismemberment, love and loss.

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