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DOG

moroski & moroski · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
*NOMINEE - TOP OF THE FRINGE 2022* *NOMINEE - BEST WORLD PREMIERE 2022* *NOMINEE - BEST SOLO PERFORMANCE 2022* Beer. Liquor. Football. The three things Dog needs to get by. And right now, he needs a whole lot of each one. A dark comedy about a man coping with the death of his dog.
*NOMINEE - TOP OF THE FRINGE 2022* *NOMINEE - BEST WORLD PREMIERE 2022* *NOMINEE - BEST SOLO PERFORMANCE 2022* Beer. Liquor. Football. The three things Dog needs to get by. And right now, he needs a whole lot of each one. A dark comedy about a man coping with the death of his dog.

QUEEN OF FISHTOWN

self producing · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Platinum Medalist! Best of Broadwater Encore! Best Solo nominee! SPLASH Female Voices nominee. Character comedy set in Philadelphia about the struggle to maintain one's authenticity while facing inevitable change. Filled with hope and profanity. Like "Mare of Easttown” but funny and with zero murder
Platinum Medalist! Best of Broadwater Encore! Best Solo nominee! SPLASH Female Voices nominee. Character comedy set in Philadelphia about the struggle to maintain one's authenticity while facing inevitable change. Filled with hope and profanity. Like "Mare of Easttown” but funny and with zero murder

BEN AND GEORGE

Comedy · blue vanity productions · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Ben meets George. Ben and George become friends. Ben and George get an apartment together. Ben and George don't get along. Ben gets a new friend. George goes crazy. Will Ben and George reconcile their differences? or Will George kill Ben?
Ben meets George. Ben and George become friends. Ben and George get an apartment together. Ben and George don't get along. Ben gets a new friend. George goes crazy. Will Ben and George reconcile their differences? or Will George kill Ben?

THE PIG FARM

Comedy · the henry hotchkiss project · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Imagine if The Gilmore Girls f*cked The Exorcist and 9 months later aborted the baby from Agnes of God. You'd have The Pig Farm.
Imagine if The Gilmore Girls f*cked The Exorcist and 9 months later aborted the baby from Agnes of God. You'd have The Pig Farm.

RISK OF ELOPEMENT

Solo Show · anika ramlo · Ages 14+ · one person show · 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?

CRIMINAL GENIUS

Comedy · anonymous theater company · Ages 13+ · United States of America
WEST COAST PREMIERE: RESERVOIR DOGS MEETS THE THREE STOOGES. CRIMINAL GENIUS, TAKES PLACE IN A SUBURBAN MOTEL ROOM. "Transients, lovers, the haunted and the hunted, the desperate and the dumb, each strut and fret their hour upon stage and then are heard no more.."
WEST COAST PREMIERE: RESERVOIR DOGS MEETS THE THREE STOOGES. CRIMINAL GENIUS, TAKES PLACE IN A SUBURBAN MOTEL ROOM. "Transients, lovers, the haunted and the hunted, the desperate and the dumb, each strut and fret their hour upon stage and then are heard no more.."

THIS REMAINS BETWEEN US

Comedy · flat tire theatre company · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
In this macabre and darkly funny play, sisters Cora and April reunite after years of estrangement to pack up their childhood home. But lurking in the attic, a dark secret threatens to shatter their tenuous relationship and ruin their entire lives.
In this macabre and darkly funny play, sisters Cora and April reunite after years of estrangement to pack up their childhood home. But lurking in the attic, a dark secret threatens to shatter their tenuous relationship and ruin their entire lives.

"HOT STUFF"

self, dir. debra de liso · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · 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 30-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 30-minute solo play.

SOMETHING IN THE AIR

Drama · student production · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Eight different Asian/American college students prepare to take flight for spring break. When the infamously eerie Denver Airport lives up to its reputation, they are forced to deal with issues within fiction and reality. A supernatural story of identity, tales, and dreams.
Eight different Asian/American college students prepare to take flight for spring break. When the infamously eerie Denver Airport lives up to its reputation, they are forced to deal with issues within fiction and reality. A supernatural story of identity, tales, and dreams.

THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING)

Solo Show · self-produced · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
This Pulitzer Prize finalist play is an existential comedy...or maybe it’s not...about the beautiful mysteries of the human experience and what may happen when one holds on to them, never being able to make total sense of them, buries them — and then suddenly needs to talk about it all.
This Pulitzer Prize finalist play is an existential comedy...or maybe it’s not...about the beautiful mysteries of the human experience and what may happen when one holds on to them, never being able to make total sense of them, buries them — and then suddenly needs to talk about it all.

SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU

Comedy · mmmkay productions · Ages 16+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
Sister Mary Ignatius has taught kids about the glories of Catholicism and the perils of sin and hellfire for years. She addresses the audience, lecturing its members on her strict beliefs. Her lecture takes a dark turn when four of her former pupils arrive to perform a religious pageant for her.
Sister Mary Ignatius has taught kids about the glories of Catholicism and the perils of sin and hellfire for years. She addresses the audience, lecturing its members on her strict beliefs. Her lecture takes a dark turn when four of her former pupils arrive to perform a religious pageant for her.

GRIEF: A ONE MAN SHITSHOW

Solo Show · red deer pictures · Ages 15+ · world premiere · one person show · 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!

MR. CHONKERS

Solo Show · john norris · Ages 16+ · one person show · 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.

TREE

natasha mercado · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
🏆 WINNER OF THE HOLLYWOOD FRINGE SCHOLARSHIP: An immersive comedy experience that's part clown show, part game show, part philosophical discussion on humanity. Performed by Natasha Mercado, directed and co-written by Deanna Fleysher
🏆 WINNER OF THE HOLLYWOOD FRINGE SCHOLARSHIP: An immersive comedy experience that's part clown show, part game show, part philosophical discussion on humanity. Performed by Natasha Mercado, directed and co-written by Deanna Fleysher

EMMA AND RICHIE'S BIG VIKING FUNERAL!

Comedy · so deep productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 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.