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THE BUILD

Drama · pachyderm productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Four carpenters, while building scenic elements for a show, expose more than they thought they would when the day began. All elements built will be raffled off.
Four carpenters, while building scenic elements for a show, expose more than they thought they would when the day began. All elements built will be raffled off.

TO THE END OF THE WORLD

Comedy · cloudbreak theatre company · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Thirteen year old Charlie is trying to recruit friends to stay with him in his dad's doomsday bunker to save them from dying in the upcoming 2012 apocalypse. One by one, Charlie's peers realize the end of the world might just be easier than the terrifying reality of growing up.
Thirteen year old Charlie is trying to recruit friends to stay with him in his dad's doomsday bunker to save them from dying in the upcoming 2012 apocalypse. One by one, Charlie's peers realize the end of the world might just be easier than the terrifying reality of growing up.

GIRL IN REVERSE: A FEMININE RAGE MANIFESTO

Solo Show · soaring solo studios · Ages 18+ · United States of America
One woman’s personal journey through heartbreak, despair, self-redemption and transformation.
One woman’s personal journey through heartbreak, despair, self-redemption and transformation.

GRIEF BOX

Solo Show · kathleen leary · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Australia's #1 Grief Expert, Dr. Adelaide Graves, has come to America to present her newest product! GRIEF BOX is a comedy-packed combo of TED Talk wisdom and QVC flair, diving into our obsession with life hacks and the allure of capitalism. Because why to go therapy, when you can buy closure?
Australia's #1 Grief Expert, Dr. Adelaide Graves, has come to America to present her newest product! GRIEF BOX is a comedy-packed combo of TED Talk wisdom and QVC flair, diving into our obsession with life hacks and the allure of capitalism. Because why to go therapy, when you can buy closure?

MY LITTLE PHOBIA

Comedy · emily markoe · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Emily Markoe wrote a comedy show about cleaning her childhood bedroom. Her show is NOT about vomit. How could it be? She has emetophobia, the extreme fear of vomit. Watch Emily perform her show without any anxiety-inducing interruptions or visits from her former therapist, Dr. My Little Pony®.
Emily Markoe wrote a comedy show about cleaning her childhood bedroom. Her show is NOT about vomit. How could it be? She has emetophobia, the extreme fear of vomit. Watch Emily perform her show without any anxiety-inducing interruptions or visits from her former therapist, Dr. My Little Pony®.

THE APOLOGY

Comedy · boogeyman llc,bbc. · Ages 18+ · United States of America
The bogeyman goes to therapy to apologize for haunting and terrifying the therapist when he was a child.
The bogeyman goes to therapy to apologize for haunting and terrifying the therapist when he was a child.

SUCK MY TONGUE

Comedy · catharsis theatre collective · Ages 16+ · United States of America
When a revered international figure is embroiled in a scandal, his mostly inept PR team must rapidly respond before the internet makes their own truth. This satirical and subversive dark comedy is a world premiere presented by award-winning Fringe Veterans.
When a revered international figure is embroiled in a scandal, his mostly inept PR team must rapidly respond before the internet makes their own truth. This satirical and subversive dark comedy is a world premiere presented by award-winning Fringe Veterans.

POP STAR

Solo Show · devon drew · Ages 13+ · United States of America
One teenage girl's dream of being a pop star was shattered by the dark realities of the music industry; scams, lies, and pedophiles oh my! With over twenty original songs and highly produced music videos from 2010, "Pop Star" is a comedy solo show about how Devon tried and failed to be a pop star.
One teenage girl's dream of being a pop star was shattered by the dark realities of the music industry; scams, lies, and pedophiles oh my! With over twenty original songs and highly produced music videos from 2010, "Pop Star" is a comedy solo show about how Devon tried and failed to be a pop star.

BABY

rachel troy · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Rachel Troy has a baby inside of her. But she's not pregnant! It's her, she's the baby! This show is a solo clown comedy smashed into therapy, performed by an expert baby and real life therapist. BABY will take you on a psychological carousel of hilarious and poignant surprises at every turn.
Rachel Troy has a baby inside of her. But she's not pregnant! It's her, she's the baby! This show is a solo clown comedy smashed into therapy, performed by an expert baby and real life therapist. BABY will take you on a psychological carousel of hilarious and poignant surprises at every turn.

THIS IS ART

Comedy · mirror sphere productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Witness the unrestrained creativity of Tony Bartolone live. The subject matter is multifarious, but the voice is singular. This unique comedic experience blends absurd observational standup, thrilling theatrical experiments and provocative performance art. Is this art? THIS IS ART
Witness the unrestrained creativity of Tony Bartolone live. The subject matter is multifarious, but the voice is singular. This unique comedic experience blends absurd observational standup, thrilling theatrical experiments and provocative performance art. Is this art? THIS IS ART

PARTY PRINCESS

Solo Show · siben productions · Ages 13+ · 45 mins · United States of America
"Party Princess" is a one woman show about a disillusioned birthday party princess confronting an exististential crisis, in front of a bunch of children. It explores the implications of the “Disney branded fairytale” and the effects those implications have on society, particularly on young girls.
"Party Princess" is a one woman show about a disillusioned birthday party princess confronting an exististential crisis, in front of a bunch of children. It explores the implications of the “Disney branded fairytale” and the effects those implications have on society, particularly on young girls.

BETTER U

Solo Show · one-eyed cat theatre co. · Ages 16+ · United States of America
A partially scripted, partially audience interaction based satire on the relentless culture of self-improvement that surrounds us. Better U is the self-improvement U-ducation sensation that's sweeping the nation. You will be the best version of yourself. Whether you like it or not.
A partially scripted, partially audience interaction based satire on the relentless culture of self-improvement that surrounds us. Better U is the self-improvement U-ducation sensation that's sweeping the nation. You will be the best version of yourself. Whether you like it or not.

WHAT THE CHUCK?!

Comedy · icu theatre · Ages 14+ · United States of America
“What The Chuck?!” is a peek into a possible future where a group of highly trained government Actors from the United States Dept. of DRAMA need your help to decide which plays & playwrights need to be BANNED forever. The future of theatre is thrust into your hands in this interactive dark comedy.
“What The Chuck?!” is a peek into a possible future where a group of highly trained government Actors from the United States Dept. of DRAMA need your help to decide which plays & playwrights need to be BANNED forever. The future of theatre is thrust into your hands in this interactive dark comedy.

RECOLONIZERS

Comedy · man powered films, inc. · Ages 14+ · United States of America
Let’s Make America *America* Again! 3 self-designated 'Super-Duper Patriots' explore what really makes us American in this hour-long political satire show. Starring Megan Sass (Reductress, College Humor), Rob King and Sean Reidy.
Let’s Make America *America* Again! 3 self-designated 'Super-Duper Patriots' explore what really makes us American in this hour-long political satire show. Starring Megan Sass (Reductress, College Humor), Rob King and Sean Reidy.

IF WE WERE A MOVIE

Solo Show · persephone productions · Ages 11+ · United States of America
We all navigate life differently. Some people use laughter, some people go to therapy, some people bottle things up, some people lie to themselves or to others. For Lily it's different: she sees everything as a movie.
We all navigate life differently. Some people use laughter, some people go to therapy, some people bottle things up, some people lie to themselves or to others. For Lily it's different: she sees everything as a movie.