JUN 2018

We are happy to share with you this year’s Award Winners announced at the 2018 Award Ceremony held at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre! Thank you all for joining us at the ceremony. Congratulations to all the winners!


Fringe Freaks (Community-Voted Awards)

Top of the Fringe



Vixen DeVille ReVealed

Fringe First (World Premiere)

Doctor Nympho VS. The Sex Zombies

Cabaret & Variety

The Craftlesque


A Very DIE HARD Christmas

Dance & Physical Theatre

With My Eyes Shut

Ensemble Theatre

Laertes Loves Hamlet Loves Ophelia

Immersive Theatre


Musicals and Operas

Doctor Nympho VS. The Sex Zombies

Solo Performance

The Word


Sponsored Awards:


2Cents Theatre Award for Distinctive Voices (sponsored by 2Cents Theatre Group)

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde


A Little New Music Award for Outstanding Songwriting (sponsored by A Little New Music)

Manson’s Girls


Aunt Lyla’s Fav Fringe Flyer (sponsored by Lyla Karug)



Beyond Bechtel-Wallace Award (sponsored by Broads’ Word Ensemble)

Dr. Nympho Vs. The Sex Zombies


Female Director of Distinction in Theater (Sponsored by GirlTrip LLC)

Elizabeth Lanier


Fight the Power Award (Sponsored by A Bench Productions)

Ain’t That America


Larry Cornwall Award for Musical Excellence (sponsored by Shout it Out Promotions LLC)

Wild at Hart


No Room in the Green Room Award (Sponsored by MB Stage Productions, LLC)

Best Buddies: The Hip-Hop Musical


ShoWorks Don’t Wait. Create! Award (Sponsored by ShoWorks Entertainment)

“Gun And A Motel Bible” directed by Alicia LeBlanc

Soaring Solo Artist Award (sponsored by Soaring Solo LLC in association with the Whitefire Theatre)

Vixen Deville Revealed


The 2018 O Face Award for Orgasmic Achievement (sponsored by Orgasmico Theatre Company)

Christian Levatino as G. Gordon Liddy in “Meantime at Hojos”


The Golden Key (sponsored by The Speakeasy Society)

Rochester, 1996, by Capital W.


The Inkwell Playwright’s Promise Award (sponsored by The Inkwell Theatre)

“Fort Huachuca” by Ailema Sousa


The Outdoor Voices Festival “Conversation Creation” Award (sponsored by That’s What She Didn’t Say)



The Ripest Show (sponsored by Cherry Poppins Productions)

The People vs. HellKross


The Screamiest (sponsored by Midsummer Scream)

Dr. Zomba’s Spookshow of Terror


The Steve Kent Award (sponsored by Rough Riders Theatre Company)

The Dangerous Cures of Dr B


The Unleashed Award (sponsored by Theatre Unleashed)



The Upcyclers’ Sustainability Award (sponsored by The Zoo Theatre Co.)

Show: Unreal City (Creators: Tiffany Asta / Kristen Boulé)


TPP’s Trope-Buster!

Coasterthon Catastrophe


The LAFPI Most Wanted Award:

2nd Stage
Actors Company
Art of Acting Studio
Assistance League Playhouse
Lounge Theatre
Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre
Studio C
The Broadwater
The New Collective
Theatre of NOTE
Thymele Arts


The Best of Broadwater extensions: A Beast/A Burden, Ain’t That America, Best Buddies: The Hip-Hop Musical, A Familiar Audience – The Best of Inkfest @Fringe, Disasteroid!, Dracula’s Taste Test, Earth & Fire Walking (Tierra Y Fuego Que Camina), Easy Targets: Artists and Heroes, Echoes, Jane Austen’s Emma Frankenstein, Laertes Loves Hamlet Loves Ophelia, Nobody’s Really Helped Me, Resa Fantastiskt Mystisk, Rimbatubes, Skin Jobs, The Autism Mamalogues, The Day I Became Black, The Joe & Joshua Show! (2018 Edition), The Runaway Clone, The Woman is Perfected, We Are Traffic, Yarn

Encore extensions:

Aeriform Arts: Dorothy & Alice

Actors Company: A Piece of Work, Anxiety Written, Benevolence, Cowboy Mouth, Daddy Issues: A One-Way Ticket from Daughter to Darkness, I DIED TODAY, Maron Doll. New Kid on the Block, Public Comment, a New Musical, Strong. The Oz Monologues

Los Angeles LGBT Center: Dr, Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Complex Baby Boy, Blackballed, Dr. Zomba’s Ghost Show of Terror, Drunk Bible Stories, Hercules Insane, Hollywood Minstrel Show, I Can Hear You Now, Lady Farts, Matthew Marcum: Pollack A Frequency Parable, Meantime @ HoJo’s, Ronnie Brixton: The Best of British Boxing, Sam Shaber: Life, Death & Duran Duran, Still…inspired by 444, The Book I’m Going to Write, The Color Collective, The Rental, The Study, The Universe (101)

3 CLUBS: Jack Benny (A Ménage En Train), Lorelei: I’m Coming Out, Othello & Otis, Shakes on the Rocks, STAGES: Girl Meets Boy, Boy Meets Boy, Girl Meets Drink, The Bitch is Back, The Craftlesque, The People Vs Hell Kross, The Word, White People Drinking

STUDIO / STAGE: 19 Years Later: A Surprisingly Dark Satire of Witchcraft and Wizardry, From Toilet to Tinseltown, Hungry Bitch , PLAY ON! A Musical Romp with Shakespeare’s Heroines, THE HIGH CAPTAIN, A Very Die Hard Christmas, Final Preparations, God: The Apologies Tour, Love, Locs & Liberation, Met Again, My Mom Died When I Was 14 (A Comedy), SURVIVAL CHECK, The Women of, Lockerbie, Buzz’d Out Live!, Jake and the Angel, With My Eyes Shut

Actors Company: A Piece of Work, Anxiety Written, Benevolence, Cowboy Mouth, Daddy Issues: A One-Way Ticket from Daughter to Darkness, I DIED TODAY, Maron Doll, New Kid on the Block, Public Comment, a New Musical, Strong., The Oz Monologues

NEW COLLECTIVE: Because Of You, Here’s To You

ASYLUM: Alexa, turn off heartbreak, Baba, Jee (Father, Yes), Black When I Was A Boy, Coasterthon Catastrophe, First Dates, Fresh Meat, Houses Without Walls, Ingersol Speaks, KEEPING UP WITH THE PROSOROVS, Last Christmas, Let There Be Thistles, Pervert, Psychodelicate’s magical mystery comedy show, Rayn, Reality Star, Sink or Swim, The Complete Works of Julia Roberts:a parody musical, The Elevator (Working Title), The Importance of Being Oscar, The Other Side of the Razor Ribbon, The Sower (He Who Hath Ears), Villain, What I Want To Say To You, WNTMTSUSK


Fringe Runway Awards: First Place— Cowboy Mouth, Second Place— The Upcyclers Green Theater Workshop, Third Place— A Beast/A Burden, Runner up— Dorothy & Alice