I AM VERTICAL

solo performance · michaela myers · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.

BYE BYE DADDY / COSMIC ORPHAN

solo performance · rendel leatherman and becky feldman · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States of America
A night of two very different solo shows in one very same solo hour.
A night of two very different solo shows in one very same solo hour.

CODE:197 DWB (DRIVING WHILE BLEWISH).

solo performance · lumpy-cramp dba, blj productions & poor-man theatre co. · Ages 14+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr, a.k.a. Ben-El David, a.k.a Benny Weinberg, or is it Benny Lee Harris Weinberg-Lumpkins, whatever, he is Blewish, a.k.a. Black and Jewish. Oy Vey! Sababa? Why Judaism? These questions are answered and more at the only Oneg at hff16. Special appearance by Diversidad.
Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr, a.k.a. Ben-El David, a.k.a Benny Weinberg, or is it Benny Lee Harris Weinberg-Lumpkins, whatever, he is Blewish, a.k.a. Black and Jewish. Oy Vey! Sababa? Why Judaism? These questions are answered and more at the only Oneg at hff16. Special appearance by Diversidad.

THE OLD WOMAN

solo performance · john grady · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
The true life story of his mother’s heartbreaking journey into dementia, confronting the inevitable truth of aging, and coming to terms with his own mortality. A beautifully moving story peppered with moments of absolute joy and humor. "★★★★!" - CBC "Masterful storyteller" - WFP
The true life story of his mother’s heartbreaking journey into dementia, confronting the inevitable truth of aging, and coming to terms with his own mortality. A beautifully moving story peppered with moments of absolute joy and humor. "★★★★!" - CBC "Masterful storyteller" - WFP

PATRIOT ACT

solo performance · n/a · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
Mike Schlitt wants to restore your faith in American Democracy. He claims he can do it in just 47 minutes. Come celebrate American exceptionalism and limited attention spans, then activate your citizenship by joining the “Patriot Act Raucous Caucus”. Art! Advocacy! Action! (+ puppets)
Mike Schlitt wants to restore your faith in American Democracy. He claims he can do it in just 47 minutes. Come celebrate American exceptionalism and limited attention spans, then activate your citizenship by joining the “Patriot Act Raucous Caucus”. Art! Advocacy! Action! (+ puppets)

AMERICAN MAN DREAM

solo performance · whatthehelldidshesay · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · Mexico
Dark comic exploration of sexuality (and lack thereof) through the lens of a confused girl growing up in religiously conservative Mexico, where her chief romantic outlet is a giant stuffed teddy bear. Vanessa Lua hilariously illustrates that virginity can, in fact, survive marriage.
Dark comic exploration of sexuality (and lack thereof) through the lens of a confused girl growing up in religiously conservative Mexico, where her chief romantic outlet is a giant stuffed teddy bear. Vanessa Lua hilariously illustrates that virginity can, in fact, survive marriage.

THE CREEPS

solo performance · catherine waller is a creep · Ages 15+ · one person show · New Zealand
The Creeps is a devised solo clown show. The audience enters into a dark, mysterious and lonely world where five characters, all extremely different in their physical traits, exist.
The Creeps is a devised solo clown show. The audience enters into a dark, mysterious and lonely world where five characters, all extremely different in their physical traits, exist.

PLEASE STAND CLEAR, THE DOORS ARE CLOSING

solo performance · lurking cat theatre · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
A tragicomic one-man show that invites you to experience life, death, and all the scary stuff in between through the eyes of 12 people on the Metro Expo Line train. Come for the laughs. Stay for the tears. Leave with an annoying song stuck in your head.
A tragicomic one-man show that invites you to experience life, death, and all the scary stuff in between through the eyes of 12 people on the Metro Expo Line train. Come for the laughs. Stay for the tears. Leave with an annoying song stuck in your head.

SUDDENLY SPLIT AND SWIPING OVER

solo performance · all terrain theater · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Kelly has been waiting forever for her long-term boyfriend to just propose already, so when he suggests they see other people, she is unprepared to begin dating in the digital age. Follow Kelly’s fun and sexy journey of starting over in a world where her next love could be one swipe away.
Kelly has been waiting forever for her long-term boyfriend to just propose already, so when he suggests they see other people, she is unprepared to begin dating in the digital age. Follow Kelly’s fun and sexy journey of starting over in a world where her next love could be one swipe away.

GANDHARI...IN SEARCH OF LIGHT

solo performance · abhinay school of performing arts · Ages 7+ · family friendly · one person show · Australia
In this thought provoking solo performance, Aishveryaa Nidhi promises to read unread chapters of a woman’s life who embraced darkness with open arms. It helps us search and find a woman hidden beneath glorious tales of heroes and wars. This is the story of Gandhari from her own perspective.
In this thought provoking solo performance, Aishveryaa Nidhi promises to read unread chapters of a woman’s life who embraced darkness with open arms. It helps us search and find a woman hidden beneath glorious tales of heroes and wars. This is the story of Gandhari from her own perspective.

HELLO SUSANNA

solo performance · susanna leonard · Ages 10+ · one person show · United States of America
Anna Ruth is an impossible conversation between Susanna, the writer, and Anna Ruth, her maternal great-great-grandmother about the pursuit of Judaism, consequence of choice and preserving identity.
Anna Ruth is an impossible conversation between Susanna, the writer, and Anna Ruth, her maternal great-great-grandmother about the pursuit of Judaism, consequence of choice and preserving identity.

FORCED ENTRY

solo performance · blue garage productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
It's 4a.m. She's sleeping alone. She's awoken by a monster on top of her and thinks she's going to die, until she discovers why he's really there.( one of four connecting pieces) Theatrical stories,music,video & movement.
It's 4a.m. She's sleeping alone. She's awoken by a monster on top of her and thinks she's going to die, until she discovers why he's really there.( one of four connecting pieces) Theatrical stories,music,video & movement.

MY ALAMO WAR

solo performance · lean dog mean dog productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
FRINGERS "Pwyc” TICKETS FOR EVERY SHOW. CONTACT ERNEST KEARNEY “My Alamo War”, writer Ernest Kearney’s war against a nationally televised ministry that ruined lives, abused children and sold designer jackets to L.A.’s elite. A narrative on the nature of warfare and faith
FRINGERS "Pwyc” TICKETS FOR EVERY SHOW. CONTACT ERNEST KEARNEY “My Alamo War”, writer Ernest Kearney’s war against a nationally televised ministry that ruined lives, abused children and sold designer jackets to L.A.’s elite. A narrative on the nature of warfare and faith

COMING TO ZIMBABWE

solo performance · attic studios · Ages 12+ · family friendly · one person show · United States of America
A touching and heart-warming true story of one man's journey of self-discovery and renewal while teaching drama to school children in Zimbabwe. This life-changing journey leads to a spiritual transformation whose effects continue to inform his life today. A Must See and Stirring Performance.
A touching and heart-warming true story of one man's journey of self-discovery and renewal while teaching drama to school children in Zimbabwe. This life-changing journey leads to a spiritual transformation whose effects continue to inform his life today. A Must See and Stirring Performance.

THE IMMACULATE BIG BANG

solo performance · bill santiago · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
Sparked by the death of his father and birth of his daughter, Comedian Bill Santiago goes in search of answers at the border of science and religion, exploring the comic nature of the cosmic quest for understanding existence, life and death (not necessarily in that order).
Sparked by the death of his father and birth of his daughter, Comedian Bill Santiago goes in search of answers at the border of science and religion, exploring the comic nature of the cosmic quest for understanding existence, life and death (not necessarily in that order).

HOBOKEN

Jack and Erica find love after a one-night stand. She wants to be a famous actress and he's a mysterious Irishman who has the money to make her dreams come true – until taboo desires threaten to tear them apart.

CORINA, FROM LAP DANCE TO SUNDANCE

CORINA: FROM LAP DANCE TO SUNDANCE is a one-woman show about finding purpose and direction to a life long dream in the least likely of places. A story of family, tradition and perseverance. SC Honorable Mention- HFF19

Mil Grus

LA’s premier bouffon troupe: a motley crew of miscreants have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. Our feats of physical and existential comedy defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain.

TEMPLE TANTRUM

Experience Nicole Steinwedell's One Woman Show about surviving a cult…it's hilarious! @THE BROADWATER SECOND STAGE! SUN 6/9 @ 7pm, FRI /614 @ 7:30pm, SUN 6/16 @ 4pm, WED 6/19 @ 6:30pm, SAT 6/22 @ 1pm TICKETS: www.hollywoodfringe.org/projects/5906