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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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DADDY DIDN'T DIE, DID HE?

comedy · will matthews & casey christensen · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States

Thanks to his oddball mourners, Daddy's funeral is running way behind schedule and it's up to one overwhelmed undertaker to get it back on track in this farcical one-act written and performed by Will Matthews (Punk'd) & Casey Christensen (Chelsea Lately). Directed by Jeffrey Addiss (The Majestic).
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UNMODERATED: READINGS FROM THE THEEASTSIDERLA.COM COMMENTS

ensemble theatre · the eastsider · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States

It's like "Our Town," if "Our Town" had more arguments about hipsters and gentrification. "Unmoderated" is documentary theater that provides a compelling look into the dynamic communities of Northeast L.A., Silver Lake and Echo Park through the anonymous commenters who gather on theEastsiderla.com.
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VIVALDI'S WINTER

ensemble theatre · the smiley face and the frown entertainment group · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States

A woman sacrificing her happiness to marry the love of her life who is fighting against his sexuality to be one with God and be normal in the eyes of society. Lovers torn apart in a battle for survival where only one will win. 1 project, 2 actors, 3 stories, and 4 characters.
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AT HOME AT THE ZOO

ensemble theatre · underdog theatre comapny · Ages 18+ · United States

At Home at the Zoo combines the prequel Home Life and Albee’s classic story, Zoo Story. Peter and Ann have everything a married couple could want, yet they have problems communicating about where the spark is in their marriage. The tone changes when Peter goes out to the park and meets Jerry.
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YOU MAKE ME PHYSICALLY ILL: EPISODE 2 "LOVE NEVER DIES"

comedy · seat of your pants productions · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States

A father tries to develop his version of the musical "Love Never Dies" starring his daughters and finds himself staging it in a strip club. One of his daughter's boyfriend tries to stop it from happening and high junks ensue.
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THE BEATING

ensemble theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States

Should a parent ever strike a child? What if it's not their own child? Is it a right of parents everywhere to strike any child? What if they deserve it? Should the government be involved? The jury has been summoned, the lawyers' antics begin, and the judge holds court in this absurdist romp.
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YOUR AUTHENTIC SELF

comedy · mixtape theatre · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States

Georgia has literally lost her ability to laugh. Kyle is worried that whatever took his wife’s sense of humor is also erasing her personality. Enter Dr. Magdalena Popescu, a neurophysinarcissist with the solution - radical measures to recover their authentic selves.
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ABSOLUTELY FILTHY (AN UNAUTHORIZED PEANUTS PARODY)

comedy · a sacred fools production · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · includes nudity · United States

An unauthorized parody of Peanuts, a critically acclaimed dark comedy for mature audiences only and a night after which you will never look at a hula-hoop the same way again.
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A MESSAGE FROM A DYING SOLDIER

solo performance · rabbits 2u productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States

This will be a solo performance highlighing the current state of Peace, Freedom, and Liberty in our world, inspired by Tomas Young's final letter to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. Young is an Iraq Veteran who was injured in 2004 and has decided to end his life.
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THE BABY

ensemble theatre · the visceral company · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States

Part bizarre love story, part twisted fairy tale, part mystery thriller and all outrageous and offensive, the 70s cult film comes to the stage with a story of an eccentric family and their adult “Baby” that is so strange and shocking, you won’t believe it’s happening right in front of you. 18+ only.
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MISSHAPEN

ensemble theatre · buried moon productions · Ages 14+ · United States

MisShapen is a hilarious and touching new piece of theatre exploring distorted self-image and the modern world's obsession over appearance. Follow us into this fast paced, heartfelt and strikingly absurd variety show.
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WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE

ensemble theatre · csula goes to fringe & recession theatre collective · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States

Who deserves the spot on the springboard to salvation? Through their I-was-here-first argument, a man and a woman are forced to re-live moments of their past, and the traumatizing events that led them both to a bridge in an attempt to end their lives.
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APERTURE

ensemble theatre · dog park theater co. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States

In this darkly comedic one-act, George is faced with the consequences of his paranoia during a surreal four a.m. slide show containing photos of his fiancé taken by JR, the man he hired to follow her. Wit and wisdom provided by a promiscuous bag lady. (Shows at 11 p.m. on Saturdays…so, free drinks!)
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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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