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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.."

THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING)

Solo Show · self-produced · Ages 18+ · 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.

TREE

Immersive & Games · natasha mercado · Ages 16+ · 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

GRIEF: A ONE MAN SHITSHOW

Solo Show · red deer pictures · Ages 15+ · 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!

"HOT STUFF"

self, dir. debra de liso · Ages 16+ · 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.

THE PIG FARM

Comedy · the henry hotchkiss project · Ages 16+ · 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.

QUEEN OF FISHTOWN

self producing · Ages 13+ · 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

EMMA AND RICHIE'S BIG VIKING FUNERAL!

Comedy · so deep productions · Ages 15+ · 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.

BEN AND GEORGE

Comedy · blue vanity productions · Ages 18+ · 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?

DOG

Solo Show · moroski & moroski · Ages 18+ · United States of America
*Winner: Best Solo Performance: L.A. Drama Critics Circle Awards 2022* *Nominee: Top of the Fringe - HFF22* 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.
*Winner: Best Solo Performance: L.A. Drama Critics Circle Awards 2022* *Nominee: Top of the Fringe - HFF22* 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.