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A RETROSPECTION - WINNER TOP OF THE FRINGE 2023

the biennale · Ages 18+ · United States of America
A Retrospection: "A retrospective no one asked for from a clown no one knows. " Claire Woolner, absurdist comedian and award winning studio artist, blows hard on the edges of performance art and swims into surrealist clown. Bits, pieces and breakdowns. This is important work.
A Retrospection: "A retrospective no one asked for from a clown no one knows. " Claire Woolner, absurdist comedian and award winning studio artist, blows hard on the edges of performance art and swims into surrealist clown. Bits, pieces and breakdowns. This is important work.

ARIZONA RAIN

Drama · nightmare lizards productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
After a near-death experience, Crissy shows up unannounced at her ex-girlfriend Marcy’s doorstep. Rather than dwell on what would have been left unsaid, the pair each call ghosts from their past to tie up loose ends as they work to understand their own complicated, love-filled relationship.
After a near-death experience, Crissy shows up unannounced at her ex-girlfriend Marcy’s doorstep. Rather than dwell on what would have been left unsaid, the pair each call ghosts from their past to tie up loose ends as they work to understand their own complicated, love-filled relationship.

WE GOT YOUR SIX

lightning rod theater · Ages 14+ · United States of America
News about the horrific bombings at the Kabul Airport during the American evacuation on August 26, 2021, prod six US veterans and their Afghan interpreter to relive their memories of a brutal firefight with the Taliban a decade before.
News about the horrific bombings at the Kabul Airport during the American evacuation on August 26, 2021, prod six US veterans and their Afghan interpreter to relive their memories of a brutal firefight with the Taliban a decade before.

NICK PUPO: ADDICTED

Comedy · nick pupo · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Nick explores his turbulent relationship with drugs with clever wit and dark sincerity. Now 14 years clean of opiates, Nick reflects on his past, the choices he made and the promises he broke. Is he a bad person? Is he a bad friend? Does he deserve forgiveness?
Nick explores his turbulent relationship with drugs with clever wit and dark sincerity. Now 14 years clean of opiates, Nick reflects on his past, the choices he made and the promises he broke. Is he a bad person? Is he a bad friend? Does he deserve forgiveness?

TRUST ME, I'M FROM ESSEX

my friends lindsay · Ages 15+ · United States of America
“OFFICIAL WINNER OF THE HOLLYWOOD ENCORE PRODUCERS’ AWARD” In "Trust me, I'm from Essex", Essex born Lindsay Lucas-Bartlett will take you on a journey through life growing up in Essex and making the jump to Los Angeles. A one woman solo musical.
“OFFICIAL WINNER OF THE HOLLYWOOD ENCORE PRODUCERS’ AWARD” In "Trust me, I'm from Essex", Essex born Lindsay Lucas-Bartlett will take you on a journey through life growing up in Essex and making the jump to Los Angeles. A one woman solo musical.

I CAN'T INDIAN GOOD

soaring solo studios · Ages 12+ · United States of America
“I Can’t Indian Good” is a comedic solo show written/performed by Brandon Raman, a first generation Indian-American with zero ties to India, exploring how you can build a sense of personal identity when you feel culturally adrift. Sometimes all you need is a carpooling herd of (imaginary) ancestors.
“I Can’t Indian Good” is a comedic solo show written/performed by Brandon Raman, a first generation Indian-American with zero ties to India, exploring how you can build a sense of personal identity when you feel culturally adrift. Sometimes all you need is a carpooling herd of (imaginary) ancestors.

A SHARK ATE MY PENIS: A HISTORY OF BOYS LIKE ME

soaring solo studios · Ages 12+ · United States of America
Laser Webber, trans performer known for his award-winning comedy music, presents a one-person musical show about the history of trans men. Meet Alan Hart, who got gender-confirming surgery in 1917; Samuel Bundy, whose legend includes a shark and a jail; and renowned author JK Rowling, for reasons.
Laser Webber, trans performer known for his award-winning comedy music, presents a one-person musical show about the history of trans men. Meet Alan Hart, who got gender-confirming surgery in 1917; Samuel Bundy, whose legend includes a shark and a jail; and renowned author JK Rowling, for reasons.

WILL THE REAL ME PLEASE STAND UP?

Comedy · alexandra ryan · Ages 15+ · United States of America
Be yourself! Did that just give you anxiety? Great. You’ll love “Will the Real Me Please Stand Up”. It’s the anti-self help/anti-Ted talk show.
Be yourself! Did that just give you anxiety? Great. You’ll love “Will the Real Me Please Stand Up”. It’s the anti-self help/anti-Ted talk show.

KEEPER

michigan left productions · Ages 17+ · United States of America
Get on the bus—we’re going to summer camp! In a simpler time of trust-falls and visits to the medical tent, some wounds are too deep for a camp nurse to heal. Michelle Murphy embodies her younger selves, through rejection, self-worth & survival, Murphy reveals why she is, in fact, a keeper.
Get on the bus—we’re going to summer camp! In a simpler time of trust-falls and visits to the medical tent, some wounds are too deep for a camp nurse to heal. Michelle Murphy embodies her younger selves, through rejection, self-worth & survival, Murphy reveals why she is, in fact, a keeper.

IF I'M GOOD

Two Person Show · tennessee whiskey & fresno chile productions · Ages 17+ · United States of America
Intense and compelling, "If I’m Good", is a play that encapsulates the fever dream and the endemic existential crisis that we all went through at the height of the pandemic. The play looks at two people on either ends of the political divide and asks:” Why and How did we get here?”
Intense and compelling, "If I’m Good", is a play that encapsulates the fever dream and the endemic existential crisis that we all went through at the height of the pandemic. The play looks at two people on either ends of the political divide and asks:” Why and How did we get here?”

HOMELESS ROMANTIC

Comedy · independent · Ages 21+ · United States of America
Tony Bartolone digs deep into the underbelly of society in this insanely funny exploration of self.
Tony Bartolone digs deep into the underbelly of society in this insanely funny exploration of self.

THE SAD LIFE OF A HAPPY MAN

Solo Show · soaring solo studios · Ages 13+ · United States of America
If you could peer inside the mind of an artist pushing themself to the brink of disaster, would you? This solo piece explores creativity, getting tossed into the throws of depression and suicidal ideation, and trying to find purpose in it all... before the clock runs out.
If you could peer inside the mind of an artist pushing themself to the brink of disaster, would you? This solo piece explores creativity, getting tossed into the throws of depression and suicidal ideation, and trying to find purpose in it all... before the clock runs out.

TRYING

Solo Show · chance lang · Ages 18+ · United States of America
TRYING is a dark cerebral comedy about a young man moving out of his apartment. After a life altering rejection, through grief, withdrawals, and a hand injury, in a seemingly hopeless moment, Bruce finds hope through pursuing what he loves. The question is; will he move out, and escape the mob?
TRYING is a dark cerebral comedy about a young man moving out of his apartment. After a life altering rejection, through grief, withdrawals, and a hand injury, in a seemingly hopeless moment, Bruce finds hope through pursuing what he loves. The question is; will he move out, and escape the mob?

BOY CRAZY PSYCHO SLUT

unmuted participants · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Jo has been called a lot of things during her life - but which ones are true? And who gets to decide that?! In this comedy (with a few heart wrenching turns), we follow her from ages 5 to 50, as she tries to figure it all out. Nominated for Best Solo Play, Performer, and Director by Broadway World!
Jo has been called a lot of things during her life - but which ones are true? And who gets to decide that?! In this comedy (with a few heart wrenching turns), we follow her from ages 5 to 50, as she tries to figure it all out. Nominated for Best Solo Play, Performer, and Director by Broadway World!

6 MILLION JEWS DIDN'T DIE FOR YOU TO...

j. rose productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
One woman's journey of finding herself amidst the burden and trauma of the Holocaust. Her dream to dance vs. the weight of 6 million Jews. This raw and passionate story will remind you of what your deepest desires are and infuse you with the inspiration to follow them. No matter what.
One woman's journey of finding herself amidst the burden and trauma of the Holocaust. Her dream to dance vs. the weight of 6 million Jews. This raw and passionate story will remind you of what your deepest desires are and infuse you with the inspiration to follow them. No matter what.