RAISED BY GAYS AND TURNED OUT OK!

solo performance · elizabeth collins · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A true story based on the life of Elizabeth Collins, a Los Angeles based comedian and storyteller, about her relationship with her father who comes out as gay while being married to her mother. Follow her through the twists and turns of being part of a "modern family" in the 90s.
A true story based on the life of Elizabeth Collins, a Los Angeles based comedian and storyteller, about her relationship with her father who comes out as gay while being married to her mother. Follow her through the twists and turns of being part of a "modern family" in the 90s.

LOVELY

solo performance · veruca productions · Ages 14+ · one person show · Canada
Inspired by the death of Rosamond Pinchot, "Lovely" is a darkly comedic look at the unshakable demons that haunt us, even after we've died. Lovely has been staged twice in Toronto and is thrilled to make it's American debut.
Inspired by the death of Rosamond Pinchot, "Lovely" is a darkly comedic look at the unshakable demons that haunt us, even after we've died. Lovely has been staged twice in Toronto and is thrilled to make it's American debut.

CHANSONS FRANÇAISES

solo performance · seezed · Ages 14+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · Canada
To celebrate the centenary of Edith Piaf's birth, Dr. Zahida will sing the best hits of Edith Piaf, Mireille Mathieu and many other great French singers.
To celebrate the centenary of Edith Piaf's birth, Dr. Zahida will sing the best hits of Edith Piaf, Mireille Mathieu and many other great French singers.

DEAR HOLLYWOOD: A MODERN DAY ACTRESS FROM A BYGONE ERA

solo performance · just wright · Ages 10+ · family friendly · one person show · United States of America
Looking to Judy Garland, Charlie Chaplin, and Buster Keaton as spirit guides, a young woman works to overcome the complications of reality as she pursues her "Old Hollywood" dream. An inspirational solo performance show with a silent film twist.
Looking to Judy Garland, Charlie Chaplin, and Buster Keaton as spirit guides, a young woman works to overcome the complications of reality as she pursues her "Old Hollywood" dream. An inspirational solo performance show with a silent film twist.

"33"

solo performance · charles marina · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
On my 33rd birthday I revisit my "comical" life events. Surviving three wars in the Middle East, losing my virginity in a brothel, courtesy of uncle Fady! Moving to Los Angeles where I perpetually try to balance sex, Catholic guilt, family and auditions, basically my own internal wars.
On my 33rd birthday I revisit my "comical" life events. Surviving three wars in the Middle East, losing my virginity in a brothel, courtesy of uncle Fady! Moving to Los Angeles where I perpetually try to balance sex, Catholic guilt, family and auditions, basically my own internal wars.

MEDIUM SIZE ME

solo performance · amy halloran · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
In Hollywood, it's who you are on the outside that matters! If an actress wants a big role, she’d better be prepared to get small. Or so you’d think. Sometimes you quite literally can’t win for losing.
In Hollywood, it's who you are on the outside that matters! If an actress wants a big role, she’d better be prepared to get small. Or so you’d think. Sometimes you quite literally can’t win for losing.

THE BACKPACK

solo performance · better liar productions llc · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
An Iraq vet, a suspicious package, and a friendship gone awry come together in this show, one of two one-person dramas from Jaeger Christian at this year's festival. Starring Geordie Kieffer as the Iraq vet, this 50-minute whodunit is a perfect fit for fans of "Law & Order" and "Serial."
An Iraq vet, a suspicious package, and a friendship gone awry come together in this show, one of two one-person dramas from Jaeger Christian at this year's festival. Starring Geordie Kieffer as the Iraq vet, this 50-minute whodunit is a perfect fit for fans of "Law & Order" and "Serial."

WHAT BE G⋆D IS BLESSING

solo performance · sean topps & east forty first company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A raw look at PTSD, WHAT BE G⋆D IS BLESSING is the story of a young Armed Forces veteran who, shell-shocked and heartbroken, struggles to create an existence on the streets and in the shelters of downtown skidrow L.A.
A raw look at PTSD, WHAT BE G⋆D IS BLESSING is the story of a young Armed Forces veteran who, shell-shocked and heartbroken, struggles to create an existence on the streets and in the shelters of downtown skidrow L.A.

SKITSO

solo performance · move a mountain productions · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
When you’re a bullied, weak Greek Australian boy, have the physique of a stick insect, resemble a pretty girl, talk to yourself often, inspired by American icons and want to be Chinese; your choices in life are often limited to becoming a comedian, an actor or comedian.
When you’re a bullied, weak Greek Australian boy, have the physique of a stick insect, resemble a pretty girl, talk to yourself often, inspired by American icons and want to be Chinese; your choices in life are often limited to becoming a comedian, an actor or comedian.

RESERVE CHAMPION

solo performance · dessert theater inc. · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
After the death of his beloved grandfather, 9-year-old Chris becomes terrified of his own mortality. Then he meets a skittish pony named Atom Ant. As two boys competing in English horse shows dominated by rich little girls, they learn that the world’s not as scary when you put yourself second.
After the death of his beloved grandfather, 9-year-old Chris becomes terrified of his own mortality. Then he meets a skittish pony named Atom Ant. As two boys competing in English horse shows dominated by rich little girls, they learn that the world’s not as scary when you put yourself second.

CURSED "MY ROAD TO HOLLYWOOD"

solo performance · comedia · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
How a Mexican girl from Detroit went from "Most likely not to succeed" to "Kind of making it" in show business. Family curses and all. A true story about not letting your past define your future. Written and performed by television director Linda Mendoza.
How a Mexican girl from Detroit went from "Most likely not to succeed" to "Kind of making it" in show business. Family curses and all. A true story about not letting your past define your future. Written and performed by television director Linda Mendoza.

I'M NOT FROM HERE

solo performance · jessie proksa · Ages 0+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A quirky adventure tale featuring time travel, a space suit, and a ukulele. “I’m Not From Here” is about navigating the space between our current circumstances and what we imagine is possible without the aid of a smart phone.
A quirky adventure tale featuring time travel, a space suit, and a ukulele. “I’m Not From Here” is about navigating the space between our current circumstances and what we imagine is possible without the aid of a smart phone.

JOURNEY TO MYSELF

solo performance · strike the rock foundation for women and children · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
The journey of a woman with over five personalities to integrate.
The journey of a woman with over five personalities to integrate.

WORDS FROM A CUBAN FATHER

solo performance · alina cenal · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
Mambo, carnival, revolution, Miami, hotdogs, discos, the circus, Hollywood, music and dance highlight Cenal's bilingual experience of being yanked from her native Cuba as a child and yearning to return. The strong presence of her father guides her through the American cultural landscape.
Mambo, carnival, revolution, Miami, hotdogs, discos, the circus, Hollywood, music and dance highlight Cenal's bilingual experience of being yanked from her native Cuba as a child and yearning to return. The strong presence of her father guides her through the American cultural landscape.

THE PLAYER KING

solo performance · the met theatre · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America
The Player King, written and performed by Darin Dahms, is a one man performance piece inspired by the life of Edwin Booth.
The Player King, written and performed by Darin Dahms, is a one man performance piece inspired by the life of Edwin Booth.

Jessie's Messy Mind

As an artist living with schizo-affective, Jessie reveals mental difference in a refreshing new way. With original music, hilarious alternate personalities and a look inside a true manic episode, you'll see crazy like you've never seen it before.

LOVE, MADNESS, AND SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN

"A Powerful One-Man Show" "Cox takes on different personalities, channeling sorrow, outrage or compassion with stirring conviction" Sun, June 09 - Sun, Jun 23 Friday and Saturdays @ 8:30 pm [email protected] 4:30pm Tickets: hff19.org/5920

TREASON

A father rules a made-up nation with his family as his only subjects. When his son takes the mission too far and his daughter questions everything, he fights for power in the face of family, country, and reality.

A BIT MUCH: A Solo Comedy

A LOL funny, insightful journey that illustrates how women can comfortably step into their own brand of strength and femininity without compromise. Spoiler alert: it's harder than it looks, but not impossible. June 8, 16, 27 at the Lounge Theatre.