I'm Too Fat for This Show

solo performance · kate huffman · Ages 16+ · one person show · 70 mins · United States of America

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WINNER: Encore Producers’ Award
Nomination: Soaring Solo Award
Nomination: Valley Theatre Award Best Solo Show

In this shockingly hilarious and brutally honest solo performance, actor/writer Kate Huffman (Fresh Off the Boat) guides us through two decades of living with an OCD-instilled eating disorder that requires her to live by a strict set of rules and rituals rooted in numbers and eternal body hatred. Charm, wit, and self-deprecation entice the audience through the journey of a young girl who stumbles upon a life-long, nihilistic imaginary friend. Masterfully guided by director, Scout Durwood (Mary + Jane), Huffman utilizes biting precision and enchanting levity with every character she presents along her embattled journey.

I’M TOO FAT FOR THIS SHOW takes one woman’s struggle and turns it into a universal comedy that not only connects us to our shared common core of human suffering but enlightens us with the science behind developmental brain chemistry. It presents an opportunity for all people with obsessions, neuroticism, or overwhelmingly negative self-talk to laugh at themselves.

AUDIENCE REACTION:
“Amazing and powerful! Heroic is for sure a word that fits.”

“It makes me feel less alone in the constant journey to want to be happy and feel good in my own skin.”

I’M TOO FAT FOR THIS SHOW premiered at Loft Ensemble in Los Angeles in November of 2016.

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* Fringe Veteran

WINNER SHORT + SWEET / ENCORE AWARDS

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HFF Scholarship-winning CHATTER sold out its three-run show in just 10 days after tickets went on sale! Now you can see it for ONE NIGHT ONLY for its Encore-winning presentation! July 9th at 7pm. Click to buy tickets now!