Projects In Hollywood Fringe 2012

THE CRUCIBLE

dollar bill productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United States
Miller's drama is a searing portrait of a community engulfed by hysteria. In the rigid theocracy of Salem, rumors that women are practicing witchcraft galvanize the town's most basic fears and suspicions. Considered by many to be "the finest American play ever written"...
Miller's drama is a searing portrait of a community engulfed by hysteria. In the rigid theocracy of Salem, rumors that women are practicing witchcraft galvanize the town's most basic fears and suspicions. Considered by many to be "the finest American play ever written"...

THE GOD PARTICLE COMPLEX

mindblowing! · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
A tragic one-act science farce about high energy particle physics, time travel, and the abrupt end of our universe. Written by Chris Bell & Josh Zeller. Directed by Debbie McMahon
A tragic one-act science farce about high energy particle physics, time travel, and the abrupt end of our universe. Written by Chris Bell & Josh Zeller. Directed by Debbie McMahon

D IS FOR DOG

rogue artists ensemble · Ages 12+ · flashing lights · United States
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.

SISTER CITIES

the stage theatre inc. · Ages 15+ · United States
"Sister Cities" by Colette Freedman. Four estranged sisters return to their childhood home for what appears to be a wake; yet, what turns into a family drama that will unearth old animosities and new secrets that will change them forever. Watch our trailer on YouTube: http://youtu.be/80Y83hAPSoM
"Sister Cities" by Colette Freedman. Four estranged sisters return to their childhood home for what appears to be a wake; yet, what turns into a family drama that will unearth old animosities and new secrets that will change them forever. Watch our trailer on YouTube: http://youtu.be/80Y83hAPSoM

MISSION TO MATE

sati productions/colin mitchell · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
A theatrical triptych sure to tickle your dipstick about the complexities of this dance we call seduction,love,relating, and possibly, human contact. Written and directed by Colin Mitchell(Bitter Lemons),starring Alla Poberesky and Michael Sanchez. One hour. Three plays. Two actors..wanna play?
A theatrical triptych sure to tickle your dipstick about the complexities of this dance we call seduction,love,relating, and possibly, human contact. Written and directed by Colin Mitchell(Bitter Lemons),starring Alla Poberesky and Michael Sanchez. One hour. Three plays. Two actors..wanna play?

FLESH EATING TIGER

fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · United States
Vicious dark humor chronicles an affair under the influence in this Los Angeles premiere from writer/director Amy Tofte. He struggles with sobriety, She's dependent on his affection.
Vicious dark humor chronicles an affair under the influence in this Los Angeles premiere from writer/director Amy Tofte. He struggles with sobriety, She's dependent on his affection.

AUTUMN AND OTHER PLAYS

parking lot theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Autumn and other play is a collect of three one act plays from up and coming playwright Peter Hsieh. These which, also include 'The Long and Lonely Howl' and 'TimeCode Rewind' explore many different subjects through comedy, drama, and surrealism.
Autumn and other play is a collect of three one act plays from up and coming playwright Peter Hsieh. These which, also include 'The Long and Lonely Howl' and 'TimeCode Rewind' explore many different subjects through comedy, drama, and surrealism.

POE AND MATHEWS: A MISADVENTURE IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE

brian kuwabara and emily windler · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United States
Poe and Mathews are an unlikely duo. Once shipwrecked on a deserted island they realize the only thing they have in common is getting on each other’s nerves. Will they survive or kill each other trying? Find out in this absurd clown show! “Laurel and Hardy waiting for Godot” - King Rivers Life Mag.
Poe and Mathews are an unlikely duo. Once shipwrecked on a deserted island they realize the only thing they have in common is getting on each other’s nerves. Will they survive or kill each other trying? Find out in this absurd clown show! “Laurel and Hardy waiting for Godot” - King Rivers Life Mag.

TO BE

kimberly ndombe · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
"To Be" is a sex-romp comedy about an interracial high school couple on the verge of losing their respective virginities. Oh yeah, and they're dog-sitting! Ready or not, the night will be full of revelations, confrontations and doggie-filled adventure as they fumble towards a right of passage.
"To Be" is a sex-romp comedy about an interracial high school couple on the verge of losing their respective virginities. Oh yeah, and they're dog-sitting! Ready or not, the night will be full of revelations, confrontations and doggie-filled adventure as they fumble towards a right of passage.

DR G'S EMPIRICAL COMPOUND

laughter cum laude · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States
A PhD. physicist and renaissance nerd and a PhD oceanographer and all around card walk into a theater... their indefatigable sense of wonder and love affair with science are shared with words, music, humor, and powerpoint. Who knew two Phd.s could be so entertaining?!
A PhD. physicist and renaissance nerd and a PhD oceanographer and all around card walk into a theater... their indefatigable sense of wonder and love affair with science are shared with words, music, humor, and powerpoint. Who knew two Phd.s could be so entertaining?!

LOVE ME...AMERICA

international artiscan · Ages 15+ · family friendly · one person show · Romania
The award-winning solo show, Love Me…AMERICA! by Claudia Motea and AL.G.Croitoru, a combination of theater and film, presents the fascinating story of a Romanian actress, Stella, who immigrates in America. Claudia Motea, an actress and eight funny characters!
The award-winning solo show, Love Me…AMERICA! by Claudia Motea and AL.G.Croitoru, a combination of theater and film, presents the fascinating story of a Romanian actress, Stella, who immigrates in America. Claudia Motea, an actress and eight funny characters!

POOL (NO WATER) BY MARK RAVENHILL

monkey wrench collective · Ages 17+ · includes nudity · United States
A famous photographer suffers a horrific accident. As a group of her less successful friends rally around her in the hospital, an almost unthinkable plan starts to take shape: Could she be their next art project? Warning: Contains nudity, adult language and sexual situations.
A famous photographer suffers a horrific accident. As a group of her less successful friends rally around her in the hospital, an almost unthinkable plan starts to take shape: Could she be their next art project? Warning: Contains nudity, adult language and sexual situations.

TAPE

identity productions · Ages 18+ · United States
Ten years after their high-school graduation, Jon and Vince find themselves in a Michigan motel room coming face to face with past transgressions. TAPE asks the question: who decides your truth? Featuring: Jason Karasev, Donald Rizzo, and Juliana Long Tyson. Directed by: Elissa Weinzimmer.
Ten years after their high-school graduation, Jon and Vince find themselves in a Michigan motel room coming face to face with past transgressions. TAPE asks the question: who decides your truth? Featuring: Jason Karasev, Donald Rizzo, and Juliana Long Tyson. Directed by: Elissa Weinzimmer.

O!EDIPUS

junglee inc · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
A World War 2 allied prisoner of war camp. A British Colonel, an American Flight Lieutenant and Sikh Sepoy must perform a production of Oedipus. But without a copy of the text and a common world-view, madness inevitably ensues! A ridiculous CLOWN-DRAMA performed by 3 trained buffoons!
A World War 2 allied prisoner of war camp. A British Colonel, an American Flight Lieutenant and Sikh Sepoy must perform a production of Oedipus. But without a copy of the text and a common world-view, madness inevitably ensues! A ridiculous CLOWN-DRAMA performed by 3 trained buffoons!

PIANO MAN

spoken word festival · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
In this solo performance show, a young woman recounts the experience of falling for a man 15 years her senior. She is swept off her feet by the mysterious and overwhelmingly desirable Piano Man, struggling to navigate her first adult romance as the waters get deeper.
In this solo performance show, a young woman recounts the experience of falling for a man 15 years her senior. She is swept off her feet by the mysterious and overwhelmingly desirable Piano Man, struggling to navigate her first adult romance as the waters get deeper.

GUMSHOE MCMONOCLE AND THE STRANGE CASE OF RUMPELSOMETHING

omnipresent puppet theater · Ages 5+ · family friendly · one person show · United States
A queen hires an intrepid detective to find out the name of the little man who wants to take her son! An action-packed re-telling of "Rumpelstiltskin" done in the fashion of the classic detective thrillers of the 1940s! 45 minutes - Recommended Kindergarten and up.
A queen hires an intrepid detective to find out the name of the little man who wants to take her son! An action-packed re-telling of "Rumpelstiltskin" done in the fashion of the classic detective thrillers of the 1940s! 45 minutes - Recommended Kindergarten and up.

THE PORTABLE DOROTHY PARKER

grove goddess productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Dorothy Parker reminisces about her life, loves, work—and the Algonquin Round Table—while selecting stories and poems for her 1944 collection, The Portable Dorothy Parker. Written by Annie Lux. Directed by Lee Costello. Performed by Margot Avery.
Dorothy Parker reminisces about her life, loves, work—and the Algonquin Round Table—while selecting stories and poems for her 1944 collection, The Portable Dorothy Parker. Written by Annie Lux. Directed by Lee Costello. Performed by Margot Avery.

THE BLACK GLASS

padua playwrights and the open fist theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
A blistering and darkly comedic deconstruction of corporate power in the age of Occupy Wall Street and internet porn. After hours, in an office in downtown Los Angeles, Bentham offers his daughter to the sinister McGivern in return for the CEO position at his LA-based corporation.
A blistering and darkly comedic deconstruction of corporate power in the age of Occupy Wall Street and internet porn. After hours, in an office in downtown Los Angeles, Bentham offers his daughter to the sinister McGivern in return for the CEO position at his LA-based corporation.

FOLLOW

michael patrick spillers · Ages 10+ · United States
Marcus is getting married. He wants an old-fashioned wedding, at the inner-city Black church where he was raised. But there's one problem... Marcus is marrying another man. In a time of boycotts and culture wars, at the intersection between civil rights and gay rights, which road will you follow?
Marcus is getting married. He wants an old-fashioned wedding, at the inner-city Black church where he was raised. But there's one problem... Marcus is marrying another man. In a time of boycotts and culture wars, at the intersection between civil rights and gay rights, which road will you follow?

KALEIDOSCOPE: A SKETCH COMEDY PROJECT

jsj · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
Kaleidoscope is a comedy show composed of sketches that find humor in the random and sometimes awkward experiences of everyday life.
Kaleidoscope is a comedy show composed of sketches that find humor in the random and sometimes awkward experiences of everyday life.

THE RELATIONSHIP PLAY.

none · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
Three couples have to face that nothing stays the same when their friend Julia visits back home from New York. Friendships are tested, dreams questioned and love is put on the line. A world premiere of a play, that will make you think. Directed by Ben Martin
Three couples have to face that nothing stays the same when their friend Julia visits back home from New York. Friendships are tested, dreams questioned and love is put on the line. A world premiere of a play, that will make you think. Directed by Ben Martin

! DEATH 40-FEET TALL ! AT STUDENT FRINGE

psychokitty productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · one person show · United States
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THE FOOL AND THE RED QUEEN

padua playwrights productions, inc. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
In his newest play, legendary poet-playwright Murray Mednick experiments with archetypes to explore human nature & the process of theater. Gary, a down-on-his-luck actor, finds himself at a nightmarish audition where we, the audience, discover the magical ability of theater to create new realities.
In his newest play, legendary poet-playwright Murray Mednick experiments with archetypes to explore human nature & the process of theater. Gary, a down-on-his-luck actor, finds himself at a nightmarish audition where we, the audience, discover the magical ability of theater to create new realities.

QUEERDO - SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT

ehrin marlow · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
An auto-biographical one man show, about an anxious, avocado eating, Christmas carol singing, pill popping, sexually repressed twenty-something who farted. Written by Ehrin Marlow. Directed by Bjorn Johnson
An auto-biographical one man show, about an anxious, avocado eating, Christmas carol singing, pill popping, sexually repressed twenty-something who farted. Written by Ehrin Marlow. Directed by Bjorn Johnson

CEMETERY GOLF

jim loucks · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States
Jim Loucks’ live-wire solo show takes you back to the Deep South with preachers shoutin’ from the mountaintops, mamas pickin’ switches, and Hellfire just a heartbeat away. Witty storytelling, quirky characters, down-home Gospel music. Director: Carol Rusoff. “Critic’s Pick”-Cincinnati Citybeat
Jim Loucks’ live-wire solo show takes you back to the Deep South with preachers shoutin’ from the mountaintops, mamas pickin’ switches, and Hellfire just a heartbeat away. Witty storytelling, quirky characters, down-home Gospel music. Director: Carol Rusoff. “Critic’s Pick”-Cincinnati Citybeat