Projects In Hollywood Fringe 2011

TOP THAT!

theatre · be flat productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
You loved them as kids! Now join the cast of the hit TV show "Pancakes, ah YES!" for their 10-Year Reunion, a fun-filled weekend of nostalgia, one-upmanship, relapses, and maybe even redemption. Growing up is hard!
You loved them as kids! Now join the cast of the hit TV show "Pancakes, ah YES!" for their 10-Year Reunion, a fun-filled weekend of nostalgia, one-upmanship, relapses, and maybe even redemption. Growing up is hard!

MATT & BEN

theatre · little hand productions · Ages 15+ · United States
In 1997 Matt Damon and Ben Affleck won an Oscar for their screenplay "Good Will Hunting," making them famous overnight. This hilarious comedy features Jessica Blair and Maggie Henry as Matt and Ben, respectively. When the "Good Will Hunting" script falls from the sky, what will they do with it?
In 1997 Matt Damon and Ben Affleck won an Oscar for their screenplay "Good Will Hunting," making them famous overnight. This hilarious comedy features Jessica Blair and Maggie Henry as Matt and Ben, respectively. When the "Good Will Hunting" script falls from the sky, what will they do with it?

THE AUDITION

theatre · mahalo theatre collective · Ages 18+ · United Kingdom
Lauren wants to be famous. At an audition for a must-have part,the Director,Stella pushes her to her mental,physical,emotional & ethical limits. Close to breaking point,she is subjected to alcohol,drugs & mind games. How far will an actor go to get the part? A hard-hitting & spiky new drama.
Lauren wants to be famous. At an audition for a must-have part,the Director,Stella pushes her to her mental,physical,emotional & ethical limits. Close to breaking point,she is subjected to alcohol,drugs & mind games. How far will an actor go to get the part? A hard-hitting & spiky new drama.

ANOTHER EFFING FAMILY DRAMA

theatre · sharp cocktail · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
The family drama has never been as raucous or funny as in this absurd comedy by Catherine Pelonero, directed by Dan Berkowitz. If kitchen sink drama bores the hell out of you, this is for you! Due to the graphic nature, people who think Death of a Salesman is the best play ever will not be admitted.
The family drama has never been as raucous or funny as in this absurd comedy by Catherine Pelonero, directed by Dan Berkowitz. If kitchen sink drama bores the hell out of you, this is for you! Due to the graphic nature, people who think Death of a Salesman is the best play ever will not be admitted.

BLINK & YOU MIGHT MISS ME

theatre · combined artform · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
BLINK is a humorous look back at Larry Blum’s personal journey in show business. Sharing engaging stories, rare clips and photos from his long and varied career, Larry illustrates the unique opportunity he has had to experience celebrity up close and personal. LA Weekly – “Clever, funny”
BLINK is a humorous look back at Larry Blum’s personal journey in show business. Sharing engaging stories, rare clips and photos from his long and varied career, Larry illustrates the unique opportunity he has had to experience celebrity up close and personal. LA Weekly – “Clever, funny”

ROLLERBLADING IN GAZA

theatre · the g.r.o.u.p. nyc · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · one person show · United States
Rollerblading in Gaza thrusts you into the world of Maude, a soldier in the Israeli army, a Cabaret singer, and a budding NYC actress. As she braves setbacks, heartache, and personal loss, shadows from her past appear on the screen behind her and help her story come alive.
Rollerblading in Gaza thrusts you into the world of Maude, a soldier in the Israeli army, a Cabaret singer, and a budding NYC actress. As she braves setbacks, heartache, and personal loss, shadows from her past appear on the screen behind her and help her story come alive.

A FIGHT CLUB FOR ONE

theatre · the one too productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
How much can you really know about yourself unless you've been in a fight? That is the central question in Erick Esteban's hilarious one-man show about all of the fights and struggles he's gotten into growing up Filipino on the North-Westside of Chicago.
How much can you really know about yourself unless you've been in a fight? That is the central question in Erick Esteban's hilarious one-man show about all of the fights and struggles he's gotten into growing up Filipino on the North-Westside of Chicago.

PAINT: IMAGINING A LOVE STORY...

theatre · blue rose theatre · Ages 10+ · United States
A magical, romantic take on the tumultuous relationship between Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, this award-winning original play imagines their rivalry and friendship after their break-up in 1961. It is a story about fame, jealousy, art and betrayal. But above all else, it is a Love Story.
A magical, romantic take on the tumultuous relationship between Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, this award-winning original play imagines their rivalry and friendship after their break-up in 1961. It is a story about fame, jealousy, art and betrayal. But above all else, it is a Love Story.

CHRISTMAS IN BAKERSFIELD

theatre · the adventures of les kurkendaal · Ages 13+ · family friendly · one person show · United States
When Mike brings his boyfriend Les home to visit his Caucasian , Right Wing Republican Family for the Christmas Holidays , he realizes that he forgot to tell them one very important thing , that Les is African American. Oops ! This show puts the fun is dysfunctional .
When Mike brings his boyfriend Les home to visit his Caucasian , Right Wing Republican Family for the Christmas Holidays , he realizes that he forgot to tell them one very important thing , that Les is African American. Oops ! This show puts the fun is dysfunctional .

HEADSCARF AND THE ANGRY BITCH

theatre · zehra fazal · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
This beef ain't halal! Join Zed “Muslim Weird Al” Headscarf on a romp through Islam in America, exploring religion, family, sex and love—all in one hilarious hour of story and song. Winner: Best Solo-Performance, Capital Fringe, sold out houses at the 2010 New York International Fringe Festival.
This beef ain't halal! Join Zed “Muslim Weird Al” Headscarf on a romp through Islam in America, exploring religion, family, sex and love—all in one hilarious hour of story and song. Winner: Best Solo-Performance, Capital Fringe, sold out houses at the 2010 New York International Fringe Festival.

SER: L.A. VS. B.A.

theatre · karen anzoategui and che'rae adams · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States
Ser, Karen Anzoategui’s one woman show told via a soccer match. We follow Karen's soccer journey from Los Angeles to Buenos Aires and back again, along with her zany family, Diego Maradona, and her struggles. We play the game of life, soccer and love with Karen and see who comes out the champion.
Ser, Karen Anzoategui’s one woman show told via a soccer match. We follow Karen's soccer journey from Los Angeles to Buenos Aires and back again, along with her zany family, Diego Maradona, and her struggles. We play the game of life, soccer and love with Karen and see who comes out the champion.

APOCALYPSE, NOT NOW! A MODERN NOIR MELTDOWN TUJUNGA STYLE

theatre · colored lights productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Meet Carla indoors since 9/11 'til the Station Fire forces her out to meet her neighbors. A modern noire bipolar, stoner, agoraphobic sign twirler. It’s the upside of delusion. By Clara York 6/[email protected] 7:30; 6/[email protected] 10:30; 6/[email protected] 6; 6/[email protected] 10:30: Artworks Theater-Studio A; 6567 Santa Monica Blvd. $12
Meet Carla indoors since 9/11 'til the Station Fire forces her out to meet her neighbors. A modern noire bipolar, stoner, agoraphobic sign twirler. It’s the upside of delusion. By Clara York 6/[email protected] 7:30; 6/[email protected] 10:30; 6/[email protected] 6; 6/[email protected] 10:30: Artworks Theater-Studio A; 6567 Santa Monica Blvd. $12

BORN AGAIN BOHEMIAN

theatre · willow's edge productions with kaleidoscope theatre ensemble · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Born a love child, raised born again. Explore the burning questions of faith & identity on Summer Sinclair's quest to find her own bohemian truth, caught between parental pendulum extremes, in this fun one hour multi-media experience w/ original music. Directed by Debra De Liso.
Born a love child, raised born again. Explore the burning questions of faith & identity on Summer Sinclair's quest to find her own bohemian truth, caught between parental pendulum extremes, in this fun one hour multi-media experience w/ original music. Directed by Debra De Liso.

THE DUMB WAITER

theatre · vespertine productions · Ages 12+ · United States
This production of Harold Pinter's "The Dumb Waiter" is a haunting depiction of classism that will examine the inability of humans to communicate with each other, the claustrophobia resulting from a lack of social mobility, and man's inhumanity to man.
This production of Harold Pinter's "The Dumb Waiter" is a haunting depiction of classism that will examine the inability of humans to communicate with each other, the claustrophobia resulting from a lack of social mobility, and man's inhumanity to man.

OVER THERE: COMEDY IS HIS BEST WEAPON

theatre · 60 miles north productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
The hardship & hilarity of PJ Walsh’s journey - A screw-up kid enlists never expecting to go to war. After three wars, a stint as Bill Clinton’s dental technician, & a career in stand-up comedy, he discovers what matters in life as he faces mortality in the belly of a C-130 plane over Afghanistan.
The hardship & hilarity of PJ Walsh’s journey - A screw-up kid enlists never expecting to go to war. After three wars, a stint as Bill Clinton’s dental technician, & a career in stand-up comedy, he discovers what matters in life as he faces mortality in the belly of a C-130 plane over Afghanistan.

SPRING AWAKENING

theatre · lonesome no more! · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · United States
This painfully funny and brutally authentic view of youth illuminates a world of sexual shame, moral order, and too much trig homework. Caught between supposed to and want to, adults and children alike are at once unbearably innocent, unbearably corrupt, and completely without answers.
This painfully funny and brutally authentic view of youth illuminates a world of sexual shame, moral order, and too much trig homework. Caught between supposed to and want to, adults and children alike are at once unbearably innocent, unbearably corrupt, and completely without answers.

FIVE UNEASY PIECES

theatre · devoted, inc. · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States
FIVE UNEASY PIECES is an outrageous collection of unsettling character sketches. It’s a richly comic look at several exotic personalities as they face crucial moments in their lives, each with a hilarious and disturbing story. Leave your expectations at home. Performed with live jazz accompaniment.
FIVE UNEASY PIECES is an outrageous collection of unsettling character sketches. It’s a richly comic look at several exotic personalities as they face crucial moments in their lives, each with a hilarious and disturbing story. Leave your expectations at home. Performed with live jazz accompaniment.

"REAL TIME"

theatre · the peoplehood · family friendly · world premiere · United States
"That we shall learn to walk this ground, together, in peace." Join THE PEOPLEHOOD's journey in "REAL TIME" and celebrate what we share in common, beneath our 'social skins'. Every performance is unique - every performance is a world premiere. YOU make the difference! www.peoplehood.moonfruit.com
"That we shall learn to walk this ground, together, in peace." Join THE PEOPLEHOOD's journey in "REAL TIME" and celebrate what we share in common, beneath our 'social skins'. Every performance is unique - every performance is a world premiere. YOU make the difference! www.peoplehood.moonfruit.com

ENDGAME

theatre · wisehart productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
A game of chess between a lonely writer and a woman of mystery leads to a surprising endgame and an unexpected mate.
A game of chess between a lonely writer and a woman of mystery leads to a surprising endgame and an unexpected mate.

LOOPS: TALES FROM BEHIND THE BAG

theatre · 3852 productions · Ages 21+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Former "looper" John Druska takes the audience on a tour of his ten year career as a private golf club caddie, from his greatest paydays to his most dastardly clients. A true story of growing up too fast that spans millennia. 6/11,5P;6/22,9:30P $7 @Fringe Central Mainstage
Former "looper" John Druska takes the audience on a tour of his ten year career as a private golf club caddie, from his greatest paydays to his most dastardly clients. A true story of growing up too fast that spans millennia. 6/11,5P;6/22,9:30P $7 @Fringe Central Mainstage

PEDESTRIAN

theatre · o'farrell productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
How would you handle a stranger...eh hem...exposing himself to you? Gross! And not just a flasher, but a stranger who stands for a full five minutes and...uh...well...plays with himself. Gross! And you sit there and watch because? Because you're trapped underground waiting for your train to arrive!
How would you handle a stranger...eh hem...exposing himself to you? Gross! And not just a flasher, but a stranger who stands for a full five minutes and...uh...well...plays with himself. Gross! And you sit there and watch because? Because you're trapped underground waiting for your train to arrive!

GIRL BAND IN THE MEN'S ROOM

theatre · dirtie blonde productions · Ages 13+ · United States
It’s '94 backstage in a men’s bathroom as four female musicians prep for a gig on the eve of their big break. A nostalgic, yet timely examination of the grunge era, indefinable feminism, the stakes we create in pursuit of our dreams, and the tenuous relationships upon which all bands are built.
It’s '94 backstage in a men’s bathroom as four female musicians prep for a gig on the eve of their big break. A nostalgic, yet timely examination of the grunge era, indefinable feminism, the stakes we create in pursuit of our dreams, and the tenuous relationships upon which all bands are built.

COWBOY MOUTH

theatre · hungry river · Ages 15+ · United States
Cavale kidnaps Slim, dreaming of making him the Rock and Roll Savior, but something is stopping him. Is it his family? Himself? The Lobster Man? This Sam Shepard one-act that borders on rock opera asks: can we really be everything we are all at once, or are our stage personas the whole package?
Cavale kidnaps Slim, dreaming of making him the Rock and Roll Savior, but something is stopping him. Is it his family? Himself? The Lobster Man? This Sam Shepard one-act that borders on rock opera asks: can we really be everything we are all at once, or are our stage personas the whole package?

THE HOMECOMING

theatre · the elwood players · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States
Steven, a writer from a suburb of New York City is returning home after five years of living on the west coast and is reunited with his old group of friends. Together they take a journey of life, love, and self discovery all during a freak snow storm.
Steven, a writer from a suburb of New York City is returning home after five years of living on the west coast and is reunited with his old group of friends. Together they take a journey of life, love, and self discovery all during a freak snow storm.

FACT & FICTION

theatre · sixth avenue · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
William recollects his year in Brazil as a high school exchange student – the worst exchange student ever. Adam confesses to being stalked by a vengeful film student. Both dudes bring to life hilariously unreliable stories that will, quite truthfully, blow your mind.
William recollects his year in Brazil as a high school exchange student – the worst exchange student ever. Adam confesses to being stalked by a vengeful film student. Both dudes bring to life hilariously unreliable stories that will, quite truthfully, blow your mind.