THE INSTITUTE FOR THE OPPOSITE OF LONGING

ensemble theatre · lindsay beamish and vanessa peters · Ages 12+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
The Institute for The Opposite of Longing can cure that thing deep in the pit of your body. But what happens when its owners and operators can’t let go of the little boy they had to give back? Please enter the Opposite of Longing Chamber. We can help you. The process is simple.
The Institute for The Opposite of Longing can cure that thing deep in the pit of your body. But what happens when its owners and operators can’t let go of the little boy they had to give back? Please enter the Opposite of Longing Chamber. We can help you. The process is simple.

CASUALTIES OF WAR

ensemble theatre · futuristic femme · Ages 16+ · 1hr · United States of America
The fate of Femineity hangs in the balance as the last surviving Goddesses: Athena, Yemaya, Nike, Erzulie, and Rati, come together to win the war waged against them by the Gods.
The fate of Femineity hangs in the balance as the last surviving Goddesses: Athena, Yemaya, Nike, Erzulie, and Rati, come together to win the war waged against them by the Gods.

PRODIGY

ensemble theatre · smust2.0 · Ages 13+ · 75 mins · United States of America
Prodigy follows the young life of Jin-hee Song, a gifted Korean girl growing up in America. Jin-hee is bright, odd, and fearless, like all kid champions. She loves her piano and her deepest desire is to make her father proud, but her light is challenged as she reaches for her dreams.
Prodigy follows the young life of Jin-hee Song, a gifted Korean girl growing up in America. Jin-hee is bright, odd, and fearless, like all kid champions. She loves her piano and her deepest desire is to make her father proud, but her light is challenged as she reaches for her dreams.

THE DESPERATE YOGI

ensemble theatre · minority ninja · Ages 17+ · 1hr · United States of America
An HIV positive yoga instructor travels to India to figure s&!# out with the help of the Hindu gods and goddesses.
An HIV positive yoga instructor travels to India to figure s&!# out with the help of the Hindu gods and goddesses.

THE MASHER

ensemble theatre · loud karma productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
The Masher is a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory. Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.
The Masher is a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory. Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.

45 MILLIGRAMS

ensemble theatre · enk · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 33 mins · United States of America
Two roommates in a mental institution complain to their doctor about an imaginary man.
Two roommates in a mental institution complain to their doctor about an imaginary man.

UNDER THE TABLE AND DREAMING

ensemble theatre · no dead lesbians · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 90 mins · United States of America
We know Woody and Buzz’s story, but what about Andy and Sid? What happens when a shy boy finds humanity in the bully next door? What happens when they fall in love? This is an adaptation of a Toy Story Fanfic. No toys were harmed in the making of this play.
We know Woody and Buzz’s story, but what about Andy and Sid? What happens when a shy boy finds humanity in the bully next door? What happens when they fall in love? This is an adaptation of a Toy Story Fanfic. No toys were harmed in the making of this play.

AN AMERICAN VIDEO STORE

ensemble theatre · 100% productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Taking place over 3 pivotal moments in the history of the American Video Store, our intimate story of clerks and customers examines the rise and fall of a cultural phenomenon that defined a generation.
Taking place over 3 pivotal moments in the history of the American Video Store, our intimate story of clerks and customers examines the rise and fall of a cultural phenomenon that defined a generation.

VOICE FROM THE VILLAGE: A PLAY ABOUT PLAYWRIGHT LYNN MANNING

ensemble theatre · dramastage-qumran · Ages 10+ · world premiere · 58 mins · United States of America
NEW PLAY ABOUT PLAYWRIGHT LYNN MANNING “Voice from the Village’” written and directed by Melvin Ishmael Johnson is based upon one of Los Angeles greatest playwrights, Lynn Manning and his in real time visit to Skid Row Studios.
NEW PLAY ABOUT PLAYWRIGHT LYNN MANNING “Voice from the Village’” written and directed by Melvin Ishmael Johnson is based upon one of Los Angeles greatest playwrights, Lynn Manning and his in real time visit to Skid Row Studios.

CREDITORS BY AUGUST STRINDBERG

ensemble theatre · black box thespians · Ages 17+ · 1hr · United States of America
Strindberg’s Creditors is a powerful psychodrama, which has a comedic flare. Adolph, a painter is developing a neurological disorder, has been befriended by Gustav, who both inspires him and feeds his mind with doubts and insecurities about work, his wife, his masculinity and his mortality.
Strindberg’s Creditors is a powerful psychodrama, which has a comedic flare. Adolph, a painter is developing a neurological disorder, has been befriended by Gustav, who both inspires him and feeds his mind with doubts and insecurities about work, his wife, his masculinity and his mortality.

HOW TO ADULT!

ensemble theatre · cliffhangers productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
One summer evening, five friends gather to drink and celebrate a big accomplishment. Over the course of the party, tensions arise and truths are revealed as the group comes to terms with who they were, who they are, and who they are about to become.
One summer evening, five friends gather to drink and celebrate a big accomplishment. Over the course of the party, tensions arise and truths are revealed as the group comes to terms with who they were, who they are, and who they are about to become.

BLUE KISS

ensemble theatre · stealfire productions / fable entertainment · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 80 mins · United States of America
An SAT tutoring session takes a shocking turn when the teacher realizes that his new student is not who she claimed to be, in this intense nerve-racking drama. | www.bluekissplay.com
An SAT tutoring session takes a shocking turn when the teacher realizes that his new student is not who she claimed to be, in this intense nerve-racking drama. | www.bluekissplay.com

EL HOOD DE MACPUERCO

ensemble theatre · young rich artists · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
For the hood by the hood.
For the hood by the hood.

RESONANT: STUDENT VOICES ANTHOLOGY

ensemble theatre · education ensemble · Ages 15+ · family friendly · world premiere · 50 mins · United States of America
A group of young people have come together to write a series of 10-minute plays on topics and issues they find most pressing among their generation. It is a manifestation of their hopes and wishes for the world and it's time we all listened.
A group of young people have come together to write a series of 10-minute plays on topics and issues they find most pressing among their generation. It is a manifestation of their hopes and wishes for the world and it's time we all listened.

GOLDFISH

ensemble theatre · jessica abrams · Ages 13+ · 85 mins · United States of America
A young man raises his father. Then he leaves home. He meets a young woman who undoes him. The young woman has her own story. It's a play about legacy—how do we become who we are?—and it's about leaving home. We raise our children to leave us, to walk out into the world and then they do.
A young man raises his father. Then he leaves home. He meets a young woman who undoes him. The young woman has her own story. It's a play about legacy—how do we become who we are?—and it's about leaving home. We raise our children to leave us, to walk out into the world and then they do.

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

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!

To Richard!

A world premiere from Hollywood and Edinburgh Fringe award winner Jessica Durdock Moreno. A white lady and a Latino man cross paths in the woods of Connecticut. Chaos ensues. Hilarity abounds. There may be hugging. Discount code HUG for $10 tickets.