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FIVE UNEASY PIECES

theatre · devoted, inc. · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States
FIVE UNEASY PIECES is an outrageous collection of unsettling character sketches. It’s a richly comic look at several exotic personalities as they face crucial moments in their lives, each with a hilarious and disturbing story. Leave your expectations at home. Performed with live jazz accompaniment.
FIVE UNEASY PIECES is an outrageous collection of unsettling character sketches. It’s a richly comic look at several exotic personalities as they face crucial moments in their lives, each with a hilarious and disturbing story. Leave your expectations at home. Performed with live jazz accompaniment.

I HEART HAMAS: AND OTHER THINGS I'M AFRAID TO TELL YOU

theatre · chaotic heart · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States
Join Jennifer on American and Palestinian soil on auditions, bad dates and across military checkpoints as she navigates the thorny terrain around Palestinian identity. Exploring how she becomes Palestinian-ized, politicized and eventually radicalized in a fresh, often funny, searingly honest way.
Join Jennifer on American and Palestinian soil on auditions, bad dates and across military checkpoints as she navigates the thorny terrain around Palestinian identity. Exploring how she becomes Palestinian-ized, politicized and eventually radicalized in a fresh, often funny, searingly honest way.

BLINK & YOU MIGHT MISS ME

theatre · combined artform · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
BLINK is a humorous look back at Larry Blum’s personal journey in show business. Sharing engaging stories, rare clips and photos from his long and varied career, Larry illustrates the unique opportunity he has had to experience celebrity up close and personal. LA Weekly – “Clever, funny”
BLINK is a humorous look back at Larry Blum’s personal journey in show business. Sharing engaging stories, rare clips and photos from his long and varied career, Larry illustrates the unique opportunity he has had to experience celebrity up close and personal. LA Weekly – “Clever, funny”

PULP SHAKESPEARE

theatre · her majesty's secret players · Ages 16+ · United States
Her Majesty's Secret Players presents a play by Ben Tallen, Aaron Greer, and Brian Watson-Jones. "Pulp Shakespeare" (or "A Slurry Tale") directed by Jordan Monsell.
Her Majesty's Secret Players presents a play by Ben Tallen, Aaron Greer, and Brian Watson-Jones. "Pulp Shakespeare" (or "A Slurry Tale") directed by Jordan Monsell.

BARKING PIG

theatre · orgasmico theatre company · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States
The infamous Victor is coming to the Barking Pig tavern to kill one of seven outrageous drunken nincompoops. Who will it be? Pandemonium unfolds in Thearico Orgasmico's THE BARKING PIG, sure to be one of the most bawdy, dastardly, and certifiably hilarious productions at this year's Fringe.
The infamous Victor is coming to the Barking Pig tavern to kill one of seven outrageous drunken nincompoops. Who will it be? Pandemonium unfolds in Thearico Orgasmico's THE BARKING PIG, sure to be one of the most bawdy, dastardly, and certifiably hilarious productions at this year's Fringe.

OVER THERE: COMEDY IS HIS BEST WEAPON

theatre · 60 miles north productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
The hardship & hilarity of PJ Walsh’s journey - A screw-up kid enlists never expecting to go to war. After three wars, a stint as Bill Clinton’s dental technician, & a career in stand-up comedy, he discovers what matters in life as he faces mortality in the belly of a C-130 plane over Afghanistan.
The hardship & hilarity of PJ Walsh’s journey - A screw-up kid enlists never expecting to go to war. After three wars, a stint as Bill Clinton’s dental technician, & a career in stand-up comedy, he discovers what matters in life as he faces mortality in the belly of a C-130 plane over Afghanistan.

RECLAMATION

theatre · walking theatre group · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States
There are stories and poems inside of us--Joys and sorrows, memories and dreams--They contain experience and energy and when reclaimed can be paths to greater aliveness and transformation. The Group performs their highly original "transpersonal" pieces for the Fringe.
There are stories and poems inside of us--Joys and sorrows, memories and dreams--They contain experience and energy and when reclaimed can be paths to greater aliveness and transformation. The Group performs their highly original "transpersonal" pieces for the Fringe.

PASSING PROPER

theatre · j mass entertainment · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Two outlaws stow away in an empty boxcar on a westbound freight train. While planning what to do next, they discuss difficult questions. What do I want? Where do I fit? Will they help each other find a place in our inundated America, or will they smother the very ambition they crave?
Two outlaws stow away in an empty boxcar on a westbound freight train. While planning what to do next, they discuss difficult questions. What do I want? Where do I fit? Will they help each other find a place in our inundated America, or will they smother the very ambition they crave?

BEAN

theatre · lemabean productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
A 20 something girl tells the story of her so-far meaningless yet holding-out-hope-for-grandeur life in an admittedly awkward, unapologetically silly, and merrily self-deprecating light as she searches to find the dreams and fearlessness she had as a child.
A 20 something girl tells the story of her so-far meaningless yet holding-out-hope-for-grandeur life in an admittedly awkward, unapologetically silly, and merrily self-deprecating light as she searches to find the dreams and fearlessness she had as a child.

OF PEOPLE AND NOT THINGS

theatre · distance over time theatre · Ages 13+ · United States
This is the way the world ends: with an intimate apocalypse. Two people struggle to unearth meaning in the events that brought them to this room. Part mystery, part love story, their subjective accounts ask the audience to determine where truth lies. "Beautiful and evocative" - Cincinnati City Beat
This is the way the world ends: with an intimate apocalypse. Two people struggle to unearth meaning in the events that brought them to this room. Part mystery, part love story, their subjective accounts ask the audience to determine where truth lies. "Beautiful and evocative" - Cincinnati City Beat

T-O-T-A-L-L-Y!

theatre · embrace your cape productions · Ages 17+ · one person show · United States
Witness the story of Smith as a young cheerleader transform into a powerful woman who embraces her inner superhero, reclaims her sexuality and lives as a whole, healthy woman who cheers for life!
Witness the story of Smith as a young cheerleader transform into a powerful woman who embraces her inner superhero, reclaims her sexuality and lives as a whole, healthy woman who cheers for life!

THE NEXT BEST THING

theatre · antonio sacre and pan productions · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
Solo Performer and two-time Best In Fringe Festival at the New York International Fringe Theater Festival winner presents his latest solo show, a blisteringly funny and moving solo performance piece developed with renowned Chicago director Jim Lasko. "Remarkable...a serious artist." Village Voice
Solo Performer and two-time Best In Fringe Festival at the New York International Fringe Theater Festival winner presents his latest solo show, a blisteringly funny and moving solo performance piece developed with renowned Chicago director Jim Lasko. "Remarkable...a serious artist." Village Voice

MOMMY WITH A PENIS

theatre · fostershep productions · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States
Hutchins Foster's comedic sixty minute show is about a gay man's harrowing journey into motherhood. Based on his award winning blog of the same name, Mommy with a Penis delves into marriage, adoption, interracial kids, and the dreaded potty time.
Hutchins Foster's comedic sixty minute show is about a gay man's harrowing journey into motherhood. Based on his award winning blog of the same name, Mommy with a Penis delves into marriage, adoption, interracial kids, and the dreaded potty time.

AMERICAN ADDICT

theatre · the 4th productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Two-Time Emmy Winner Kristen Johnston praises AMERICAN ADDICT: "The Best Performance I've Seen In New York All Year. This kid is THE NEXT BOGOSIAN!"
Two-Time Emmy Winner Kristen Johnston praises AMERICAN ADDICT: "The Best Performance I've Seen In New York All Year. This kid is THE NEXT BOGOSIAN!"

GLINT, ADAPTED FROM OBLIVION BY DAVID FOSTER WALLACE

theatre · needtheater · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Glint is an adaptation of the David Foster Wallace story, "Good Old Neon" in the Oblivion collection. During the play, a man explains to an audience why he committed suicide and what happens after you die. Stark and powerful, the text carries with it the weight of its author's own suicide in 2008.
Glint is an adaptation of the David Foster Wallace story, "Good Old Neon" in the Oblivion collection. During the play, a man explains to an audience why he committed suicide and what happens after you die. Stark and powerful, the text carries with it the weight of its author's own suicide in 2008.