ANXIETY WRITTEN

solo performance · jessica carleton · Ages 10+ · one person show · United States of America
Hilarious and moving, this story follows a girl with OCD through the struggles & triumphs of treatment and the quirky shenanigans of growing up anxious. It explores the stigma of mental illness and comedic growing pains of change. Written/performed by Daytime Emmy winner Jessica Carleton.
Hilarious and moving, this story follows a girl with OCD through the struggles & triumphs of treatment and the quirky shenanigans of growing up anxious. It explores the stigma of mental illness and comedic growing pains of change. Written/performed by Daytime Emmy winner Jessica Carleton.

SINK OR SWIM

solo performance · dessert theater · Ages 13+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
What do you do after your dad drops dead at Thanksgiving dinner? In this world premiere dramedy, the creator of the award-winning A HORSE WITH A VIEW flounders through his four stages of grief: Sleep, Research, Baking, and Cardio. In the end, he has to face his ultimate fear: learning to swim.
What do you do after your dad drops dead at Thanksgiving dinner? In this world premiere dramedy, the creator of the award-winning A HORSE WITH A VIEW flounders through his four stages of grief: Sleep, Research, Baking, and Cardio. In the end, he has to face his ultimate fear: learning to swim.

MOLLY GOES TO MIDDLE SCHOOL

solo performance · salty productions · Ages 5+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A One-woman Musical Comedy featuring Molly, the power of Beyonce, and the perils of middle school.
A One-woman Musical Comedy featuring Molly, the power of Beyonce, and the perils of middle school.

LOVE AFTER DEATH

solo performance · happy/sad artist collective · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
What happens when love meets anxiety? And OCD? And depression? Join me in this comedic exploration of all the neurotic tendencies and defense mechanisms between me and something called happy. If I can get out of my own way, I just might figure it out. Then again, it might be the death of me.
What happens when love meets anxiety? And OCD? And depression? Join me in this comedic exploration of all the neurotic tendencies and defense mechanisms between me and something called happy. If I can get out of my own way, I just might figure it out. Then again, it might be the death of me.

HEALING: AFTER THE TRAGEDY

solo performance · nesha wonderland productions · Ages 13+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
COME SEE THE WOMAN WHO BECAME A STATISTIC AND BEAT THE ODDS! Nesha Wonderland performs her empowering and comically unique solo show about her journey from loss to love after the unsolved homicide of her father.
COME SEE THE WOMAN WHO BECAME A STATISTIC AND BEAT THE ODDS! Nesha Wonderland performs her empowering and comically unique solo show about her journey from loss to love after the unsolved homicide of her father.

BLUE NIGHT/PERILOUS NIGHT

solo performance · n/a · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
Rory Cello. I'm a private eye and a female person. Guy comes into my office one night: not good. There's a grisly death on railroad tracks; tortured love story. Time: 1957 maybe? Place: Midwest-ish? Genre: Noir poem. But no rhyming. Free show. So please come. I need the money.
Rory Cello. I'm a private eye and a female person. Guy comes into my office one night: not good. There's a grisly death on railroad tracks; tortured love story. Time: 1957 maybe? Place: Midwest-ish? Genre: Noir poem. But no rhyming. Free show. So please come. I need the money.

CATHERINE AND ANITA

solo performance · 19th street productions · Ages 15+ · one person show · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Catherine and Anita is the story of Catherine, a woman struggling to overcome the obstacles in her life with the help of her secret friend, Anita.
Catherine and Anita is the story of Catherine, a woman struggling to overcome the obstacles in her life with the help of her secret friend, Anita.

THE REVEREND JEAU'S REVIVAL

solo performance · a night of hip hop and comedy · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
The Reverend JEAU’s Revival is a hip-hop comedy about a deluded evangelist and his most accomplished acolyte. Receive the gift of self-love through the Rev’s journey filled with drugs, marketing schemes, emotionally unavailable sex workers, perilous treks in the wilderness, and redemption.
The Reverend JEAU’s Revival is a hip-hop comedy about a deluded evangelist and his most accomplished acolyte. Receive the gift of self-love through the Rev’s journey filled with drugs, marketing schemes, emotionally unavailable sex workers, perilous treks in the wilderness, and redemption.

BIRDIE & THE FRESNELS

solo performance · oh i see productions · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · includes nudity · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Birdie is singer/songwriter. She and her band The Fresnels will perform her biggest hits "Satan in my Shoelace," "No Shirt All Fries," “Work F*ck Buddies," and many more songs from her upcoming album. But... The Fresnels are just lights. Will the music play and the show go on?
Birdie is singer/songwriter. She and her band The Fresnels will perform her biggest hits "Satan in my Shoelace," "No Shirt All Fries," “Work F*ck Buddies," and many more songs from her upcoming album. But... The Fresnels are just lights. Will the music play and the show go on?

UNCIVIL CORRECTNESS:JOAN RIVERS, ABBIE HOFFMAN, BIN LADEN

solo performance · art of acting studio · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
These three original pieces were written, directed, and performed by recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Professional Conservatory. Developed in 2017 as a classroom project, each is an artistic and creative exploration of the life of a notable person throughout history.
These three original pieces were written, directed, and performed by recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Professional Conservatory. Developed in 2017 as a classroom project, each is an artistic and creative exploration of the life of a notable person throughout history.

THE MAYA IN ME

solo performance · gifted productions · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A one-woman theatrical production, accentuated by live music and dance, written and performed by Tameka Bob. Set in New Orleans, Louisiana, a personal account of a turbulent love story told through the eyes of a young troubled, woman, while hearing the voice of Dr. Maya Angelou.
A one-woman theatrical production, accentuated by live music and dance, written and performed by Tameka Bob. Set in New Orleans, Louisiana, a personal account of a turbulent love story told through the eyes of a young troubled, woman, while hearing the voice of Dr. Maya Angelou.

HUNGRY BITCH

solo performance · michael mullen · Ages 16+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Michael Mullen is hungry for many things: food, love, acceptance, peace... food. You name it, he wants it. Come enjoy his funny and quirky adventures between the exciting blocks of Vine and La Brea. Mmmkay!
Michael Mullen is hungry for many things: food, love, acceptance, peace... food. You name it, he wants it. Come enjoy his funny and quirky adventures between the exciting blocks of Vine and La Brea. Mmmkay!

GLORIA

solo performance · vintage collective · Ages 1+ · family friendly · one person show · New Zealand
A fearless and fascinating one woman show that leaps into flickering wartime romances, swing time dance halls and lost sons to foreign fields. Set in Cincinnati, Ohio post WW2, GLORIA is the story of a New Zealand war bride facing adversity, struggling to find herself in exceptional circumstances.
A fearless and fascinating one woman show that leaps into flickering wartime romances, swing time dance halls and lost sons to foreign fields. Set in Cincinnati, Ohio post WW2, GLORIA is the story of a New Zealand war bride facing adversity, struggling to find herself in exceptional circumstances.

A REASONABLE FEAR OF TUBAS

solo performance · stacy patterson and express.attest.repeat. · Ages 11+ · one person show · United States of America
We’re all afraid of something, right? Maybe the dark or heights or a broken-down mechanical movie shark. After all, phobia is anything but reasonable. This show explores the often funny journey of facing what scares us most in hopes that it's the first step in overcoming it.
We’re all afraid of something, right? Maybe the dark or heights or a broken-down mechanical movie shark. After all, phobia is anything but reasonable. This show explores the often funny journey of facing what scares us most in hopes that it's the first step in overcoming it.

A BLACK EXPERIENCE STORY: NIGERIA, UK, USA

solo performance · uche elueze · Ages 3+ · one person show · United States of America
In this Interactive and Immersive show, Uche (oo-chay) Elueze (eh-luh-way-zay) (MFA in Acting, Brown University) uses storytelling, spoken word, stand-up, Improv, and Physical Theatre to Recount the events that led him to become an Actor.
In this Interactive and Immersive show, Uche (oo-chay) Elueze (eh-luh-way-zay) (MFA in Acting, Brown University) uses storytelling, spoken word, stand-up, Improv, and Physical Theatre to Recount the events that led him to become an Actor.

SACRED FOOLS brings 3 new shows to HFF19

A devised adaptation of a Greek classic about corruption, weakness & power; a hilarious tale of a highly-trained marksman/history teacher; and a heartwarming comedy about an overbearing stage mother and her hapless son attempting to stage a comeback

A SHOW ON THE FRINGE OF FRINGE...

A one-man cabaret about never, EVER fitting in. Told through four days in the 90's. Described as, "Reinventing the form," "amateur," "musically outstanding," "a waste of time," "earnest, heartbreaking, & real..." A show beyond this reality.

DOZED & CONFUSED

Carl Kozlowski fell asleep at the wheel of his car, made Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank think he died mid-interview and had to race an LA bus at 90 mph. Now he's ready to share his craziest narcoleptic misadventures with you. Strap in!

Walking on Eggshells in Stilettos

Walking On Eggshells In Stilettos: A dark comedy about bipolar disorder & child abuse. With characters, multimedia, physical comedy, we journey with Ann-Marie as she steps out of negative patterns into her own power, self love & some sexy stilettos!