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CRUDE: A COMPLETELY UNAUTHORIZED PLAY

Drama · abacab studios · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Crude: A Completely Unauthorized Play About The Baddest of The Rock and Roll Bad Boys is a darkly humorous drama staring Ryan Ruffing and Phillip-Charlie Daniell. This play has not been endorsed or authorized by Mötley Crüe or any of its members. Rated PG-13.
Crude: A Completely Unauthorized Play About The Baddest of The Rock and Roll Bad Boys is a darkly humorous drama staring Ryan Ruffing and Phillip-Charlie Daniell. This play has not been endorsed or authorized by Mötley Crüe or any of its members. Rated PG-13.

ABORTION WEEKEND

Two Person Show · jam productions · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · world premiere · 80 mins · United States of America
After Dazia finds out unexpectedly that she's pregnant their final summer before senior year of college, her best friend Ayanna takes it upon herself to plan a wild and crazy "abortion weekend" to terminate the pregnancy.
After Dazia finds out unexpectedly that she's pregnant their final summer before senior year of college, her best friend Ayanna takes it upon herself to plan a wild and crazy "abortion weekend" to terminate the pregnancy.

BIRTHDAY

Solo Show · michael david ker · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · 75 mins · United States of America
Imagine you only had minutes to decide what to take before your house burns down. What would you grab? Michael David Ker took his family photos, his surfboard, and sense of humor…The fire was just the grand finale of a year full of loss. A deeply personal show is full of humor, heartbreak, and hope.
Imagine you only had minutes to decide what to take before your house burns down. What would you grab? Michael David Ker took his family photos, his surfboard, and sense of humor…The fire was just the grand finale of a year full of loss. A deeply personal show is full of humor, heartbreak, and hope.

"HOT STUFF"

Solo Show · self, dir. debra de liso · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · 50 mins · United States of America
Gen-Z drag queen Aura Sublime unravels her neuroses until she's bare, then reconstructs her image, in this shameless, irreverent, and cutting 50-minute solo play.
Gen-Z drag queen Aura Sublime unravels her neuroses until she's bare, then reconstructs her image, in this shameless, irreverent, and cutting 50-minute solo play.

MR. CHONKERS

Solo Show · john norris · Ages 16+ · one person show · 50 mins · United States of America
The Greatest Show in the World from a Completely Flawless and Perfect Performer. It's a solo show. A clown show. Absurd. Simple. Outrageous. Stupid. Fun. It’s terrible. An important waste of your time. It's great. Please strongly consider all of this information before coming.
The Greatest Show in the World from a Completely Flawless and Perfect Performer. It's a solo show. A clown show. Absurd. Simple. Outrageous. Stupid. Fun. It’s terrible. An important waste of your time. It's great. Please strongly consider all of this information before coming.

4 SEASONS TOTAL SH!TSHOW

Comedy · hiro korsgaard · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 50 mins · United States of America
Based on alternative facts, "4 Seasons Total Sh!tshow" follows the antics of the campaign staffers charged with changing reality to fit @RealDonaldTrump's declaration: "Lawyers Press Conference at Four Seasons, Philadelphia. 11:00 A.M."
Based on alternative facts, "4 Seasons Total Sh!tshow" follows the antics of the campaign staffers charged with changing reality to fit @RealDonaldTrump's declaration: "Lawyers Press Conference at Four Seasons, Philadelphia. 11:00 A.M."

GRIEF: A ONE MAN SHITSHOW

Solo Show · red deer pictures · Ages 15+ · world premiere · one person show · 85 mins · United States of America
After a drunk driver killed both his teenage children, Colin Campbell channeled his shock, anguish and rage into this tragic-comic exploration of our culture’s inability to talk about grief. Comedic and heartbreaking, profound and profane. Get ready for a rollicking bad time!
After a drunk driver killed both his teenage children, Colin Campbell channeled his shock, anguish and rage into this tragic-comic exploration of our culture’s inability to talk about grief. Comedic and heartbreaking, profound and profane. Get ready for a rollicking bad time!

THIS HAS TO BE A COINCIDENCE!

Solo Show · hanoch serebrenik · Ages 15+ · one person show · 75 mins · Colombia
After witnessing a supernatural event, a struggling stand-up comedian embarks on a mystifying and darkly comedic journey of self-discovery as he questions a series of haunting coincidences from his childhood in narco-terrorized Colombia.
After witnessing a supernatural event, a struggling stand-up comedian embarks on a mystifying and darkly comedic journey of self-discovery as he questions a series of haunting coincidences from his childhood in narco-terrorized Colombia.

RISK OF ELOPEMENT

Solo Show · anika ramlo · Ages 14+ · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
When a college girl is admitted to a psych hospital, she wonders why she feels more at home with a truck-driving womanizer or a devil-fearing Zumba dancer than with anyone she knows outside the hospital. Could it be that the typically dark world of the psych ward is more forgiving than our own?
When a college girl is admitted to a psych hospital, she wonders why she feels more at home with a truck-driving womanizer or a devil-fearing Zumba dancer than with anyone she knows outside the hospital. Could it be that the typically dark world of the psych ward is more forgiving than our own?

BEST WIFE EVER

Comedy · cat alvarado · Ages 13+ · one person show · 50 mins · United States of America
Comedian Cat Alvarado, shares her journey from Evangelical Christianity to finding her identity in secular society. Cat Alvarado performs internationally, has been in the nation's top comedy festivals such as Laughing Skull, and is a featured comic at the 2022 Great American Comedy Festival.
Comedian Cat Alvarado, shares her journey from Evangelical Christianity to finding her identity in secular society. Cat Alvarado performs internationally, has been in the nation's top comedy festivals such as Laughing Skull, and is a featured comic at the 2022 Great American Comedy Festival.

DESERT WEEDS

Comedy · weird good productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · 75 mins · United States of America
Desert Weeds is a dark comedy about four friends who wake up trapped, buried up to their necks, in a harsh desert. They struggle to survive and solve the mystery of how they got there all while keeping their fragile alliance intact as old wounds are opened and long simmering resentments resurface.
Desert Weeds is a dark comedy about four friends who wake up trapped, buried up to their necks, in a harsh desert. They struggle to survive and solve the mystery of how they got there all while keeping their fragile alliance intact as old wounds are opened and long simmering resentments resurface.

DOG

Solo Show · moroski & moroski · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Beer, liquor and football. The three things Dog needs to get by. And right now, he needs a whole lot of each one. A searing dark comedy about a man coping with the death of his dog. From the award-winning creator of past Hollywood Fringe hits “The Wake” and “TILT.”
Beer, liquor and football. The three things Dog needs to get by. And right now, he needs a whole lot of each one. A searing dark comedy about a man coping with the death of his dog. From the award-winning creator of past Hollywood Fringe hits “The Wake” and “TILT.”

UNBELIEVABLY COOL

Solo Show · clyde’s house · Ages 16+ · one person show · 20 mins · United States of America
a 20 year old who is both scum of the earth and God to all men at the same time. watch him writhe, suffer, and flail around on stage in a shocking thrash.
a 20 year old who is both scum of the earth and God to all men at the same time. watch him writhe, suffer, and flail around on stage in a shocking thrash.

USUALLY HAUNTED

Immersive & Games · tinderbox ensemble · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Benjamin Johnson is a mad poet in search of his place. The audience joins in his kaleidoscopic journey, as the house he lived in shifts hands over time. Based on a true story, this immersive dramedy explores homelessness, gentrification and the nature of home, in a uniquely dynamic theatrical space.
Benjamin Johnson is a mad poet in search of his place. The audience joins in his kaleidoscopic journey, as the house he lived in shifts hands over time. Based on a true story, this immersive dramedy explores homelessness, gentrification and the nature of home, in a uniquely dynamic theatrical space.

EMMA AND RICHIE'S BIG VIKING FUNERAL!

Comedy · so deep productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Emma and Richie are breaking up, and they’ve decided the best way to celebrate the occasion is by throwing a Viking Funeral for their dead relationship. But their funeral plans are thrown into chaos when they accidentally bring two real Vikings back from the dead.
Emma and Richie are breaking up, and they’ve decided the best way to celebrate the occasion is by throwing a Viking Funeral for their dead relationship. But their funeral plans are thrown into chaos when they accidentally bring two real Vikings back from the dead.