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THE BLACK GLASS

theatre · padua playwrights and the open fist theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
A blistering and darkly comedic deconstruction of corporate power in the age of Occupy Wall Street and internet porn. After hours, in an office in downtown Los Angeles, Bentham offers his daughter to the sinister McGivern in return for the CEO position at his LA-based corporation.
A blistering and darkly comedic deconstruction of corporate power in the age of Occupy Wall Street and internet porn. After hours, in an office in downtown Los Angeles, Bentham offers his daughter to the sinister McGivern in return for the CEO position at his LA-based corporation.

! DEATH 40-FEET TALL ! AT STUDENT FRINGE

theatre · psychokitty productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · one person show · United States
student fringe is not in the guide but i can't post without typing something here so hello, words!
student fringe is not in the guide but i can't post without typing something here so hello, words!

KALEIDOSCOPE: A SKETCH COMEDY PROJECT

theatre · jsj · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
Kaleidoscope is a comedy show composed of sketches that find humor in the random and sometimes awkward experiences of everyday life.
Kaleidoscope is a comedy show composed of sketches that find humor in the random and sometimes awkward experiences of everyday life.

THE SECRET OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

theatre · mawson vernazza · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United Kingdom
A funny, yet intense, disturbing psychological 2-hander set in an atmospheric Victorian England. Holmes (John Mawson) and Watson (Mario Vernazza) are themselves under the famous magnifying glass. Amir Korangy is an experienced teacher and director. All are classically trained British actors.
A funny, yet intense, disturbing psychological 2-hander set in an atmospheric Victorian England. Holmes (John Mawson) and Watson (Mario Vernazza) are themselves under the famous magnifying glass. Amir Korangy is an experienced teacher and director. All are classically trained British actors.

FIERCE: LA STREETS

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · family friendly · United States
Three original short pieces from the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone come together to represent writers' interpretations of the down and dirty LA Street Scene. Includes THE POOL OF GOLD IN THE SKY and DUSTED by Jan O'Connor, and TRIO by Amy Tofte.
Three original short pieces from the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone come together to represent writers' interpretations of the down and dirty LA Street Scene. Includes THE POOL OF GOLD IN THE SKY and DUSTED by Jan O'Connor, and TRIO by Amy Tofte.

THE DRIFTS LIVE

theatre · thom vernon · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · Canada
A middle-aged pregnant housewife, her husband, his lover, a trans-dad and a calf. Thom Vernon (Seinfeld, The Fugitive, etc.) performs his novel as written with a little help from Rob Waller, lead singer of I See Hawks in LA. In your face and raw, Southern Gothic turned inside out.
A middle-aged pregnant housewife, her husband, his lover, a trans-dad and a calf. Thom Vernon (Seinfeld, The Fugitive, etc.) performs his novel as written with a little help from Rob Waller, lead singer of I See Hawks in LA. In your face and raw, Southern Gothic turned inside out.

SHUT UP AND DANCE

theatre · rich hot lady productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
How many times do you have to bang your head against the wall until you finally change course? In the fun and funny one woman play, Stella Valente weaves the correlation of Argentine Tango to living life, creating lasting relationships and falling in love.
How many times do you have to bang your head against the wall until you finally change course? In the fun and funny one woman play, Stella Valente weaves the correlation of Argentine Tango to living life, creating lasting relationships and falling in love.

TO BE

theatre · kimberly ndombe · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
"To Be" is a sex-romp comedy about an interracial high school couple on the verge of losing their respective virginities. Oh yeah, and they're dog-sitting! Ready or not, the night will be full of revelations, confrontations and doggie-filled adventure as they fumble towards a right of passage.
"To Be" is a sex-romp comedy about an interracial high school couple on the verge of losing their respective virginities. Oh yeah, and they're dog-sitting! Ready or not, the night will be full of revelations, confrontations and doggie-filled adventure as they fumble towards a right of passage.

ISHMAEAL

theatre · poor man theatre company, a lumpy-cramp(c) production · Ages 13+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
Ishmaeal, a modern interpretation of one of America's most-loved novels is coming to the fringe festival. Directed by Benny Lumpkins of the Poor Man's Theatre Company, Lumpkins promises to entice audiences all over the world to think twice about Whale Oil as an alternative fuel source.
Ishmaeal, a modern interpretation of one of America's most-loved novels is coming to the fringe festival. Directed by Benny Lumpkins of the Poor Man's Theatre Company, Lumpkins promises to entice audiences all over the world to think twice about Whale Oil as an alternative fuel source.

RICHARD PARKER

theatre · darkman/fringe management · Ages 14+ · family friendly · United Kingdom
Two men travelling by boat become irrevocably linked at the crossroads of fate and coincidence. They find themselves forced to defend their starkly contrasting world views from attack by the other as the play builds to an unexpected and shattering denouement. "Clever and compelling."(The Scotsman)
Two men travelling by boat become irrevocably linked at the crossroads of fate and coincidence. They find themselves forced to defend their starkly contrasting world views from attack by the other as the play builds to an unexpected and shattering denouement. "Clever and compelling."(The Scotsman)

FLYING STANDBY

theatre · exposure · Ages 15+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States
Tonya Meek’s bittersweet comedy, “Flying Standby”, reveals how the determination to escape her alcoholic mother carried her through a turbulent ride of addiction, lost love, and a final desperate flight toward reconciliation. Please extinguish all smoking materials and prepare for take off.
Tonya Meek’s bittersweet comedy, “Flying Standby”, reveals how the determination to escape her alcoholic mother carried her through a turbulent ride of addiction, lost love, and a final desperate flight toward reconciliation. Please extinguish all smoking materials and prepare for take off.

AUTUMN AND OTHER PLAYS

theatre · parking lot theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Autumn and other play is a collect of three one act plays from up and coming playwright Peter Hsieh. These which, also include 'The Long and Lonely Howl' and 'TimeCode Rewind' explore many different subjects through comedy, drama, and surrealism.
Autumn and other play is a collect of three one act plays from up and coming playwright Peter Hsieh. These which, also include 'The Long and Lonely Howl' and 'TimeCode Rewind' explore many different subjects through comedy, drama, and surrealism.

CONFESSIONS OF THE WORLD'S WORST MISSIONARY

theatre · lina alfinito · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States
This snarky and heartfelt comedy tells the story of a naïve college girl who goes on a missions trip to Africa to save the world one African at a time, only to discover her faith is no match for the reality of poverty, HIV/AIDS, and myriad crises of the post-apartheid era.
This snarky and heartfelt comedy tells the story of a naïve college girl who goes on a missions trip to Africa to save the world one African at a time, only to discover her faith is no match for the reality of poverty, HIV/AIDS, and myriad crises of the post-apartheid era.

DRUNK WITH HOPE IN CHICAGO

theatre · what's a girl to do productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
“What’s a nice girl like you NOT drinking in a place like this?” Tara Handron discards clichėd depictions of recovery in her portrayal of Hope and numerous other female alcoholics (some sober and some not so sober) stemming from her thesis research on the subject.
“What’s a nice girl like you NOT drinking in a place like this?” Tara Handron discards clichėd depictions of recovery in her portrayal of Hope and numerous other female alcoholics (some sober and some not so sober) stemming from her thesis research on the subject.

VOICES IN MY HEAD: A LIFE***

theatre · bill ratner voiceover artist · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States
***SELECTED BEST OF FRINGE 2012*** VOICES IN MY HEAD: A LIFE is a darkly comic coming-of-age story in our media-mad nation starring BILL RATNER - the voice of Flint on G.I. Joe, Robot Chicken & Family Guy; Donnel Udina in Mass Effect, movie trailers, and TV disaster shows.
***SELECTED BEST OF FRINGE 2012*** VOICES IN MY HEAD: A LIFE is a darkly comic coming-of-age story in our media-mad nation starring BILL RATNER - the voice of Flint on G.I. Joe, Robot Chicken & Family Guy; Donnel Udina in Mass Effect, movie trailers, and TV disaster shows.