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HIPPOPOTOMONSTROSESQUIPPEDALIOPHOBIA

Two Person Show · n/a · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Hairstylist Nora brings her best friend, Elle, to her salon for a haircut. Unfortunately, Elle’s all-encompassing anxiety leaves her unwilling to sit in the chair. Quickly devolving into a scene of catastrophizing, this is an often serious, sometimes silly play about friendship, trust, and growth.
Hairstylist Nora brings her best friend, Elle, to her salon for a haircut. Unfortunately, Elle’s all-encompassing anxiety leaves her unwilling to sit in the chair. Quickly devolving into a scene of catastrophizing, this is an often serious, sometimes silly play about friendship, trust, and growth.

I THOUGHT I WAS SPECIAL

Solo Show · cut the chatter · Ages 14+ · United States of America
Growing up with a bipolar father and a schizophrenic and suicidal older brother left Aaron Foster with a combo of survivor's guilt, depression and anxiety that has invalidated his every accomplishment, destroyed his every relationship and invaded his every waking thought. A comedy!
Growing up with a bipolar father and a schizophrenic and suicidal older brother left Aaron Foster with a combo of survivor's guilt, depression and anxiety that has invalidated his every accomplishment, destroyed his every relationship and invaded his every waking thought. A comedy!

ROOST

Two Person Show · cats in a bag · Ages 16+ · United States of America
An absurd examination of modern storytelling with real life mother and daughter KT Vogt and Audrey Cirzan. Some profanity.
An absurd examination of modern storytelling with real life mother and daughter KT Vogt and Audrey Cirzan. Some profanity.

QUICKSAND

Solo Show · sausage forever · Ages 13+ · 1hr · United States of America
After comedian/filmmaker Heather Fink’s dad suffers a paralyzing stroke, she struggles to pull herself up from sinking. QUICKSAND is a storytelling and clown exploration of the realest sh*t we face from caregiving to death and the midlife crisis.
After comedian/filmmaker Heather Fink’s dad suffers a paralyzing stroke, she struggles to pull herself up from sinking. QUICKSAND is a storytelling and clown exploration of the realest sh*t we face from caregiving to death and the midlife crisis.

BETTER U

Solo Show · one-eyed cat theatre co. · Ages 13+ · United States of America
A part-scripted, part-improvised audience based show about betterment, self-improvement and u-ducation.
A part-scripted, part-improvised audience based show about betterment, self-improvement and u-ducation.

BUNKERED DOWN: 132 DAYS IN-SANITY

Solo Show · ian price · Ages 13+ · United States of America
After what they believe to be a YTK-esque event, a doomsday prepper seals themself in their fallout bunker in hopes to wait out the horrors above. In this darkly-comedic one-person musical we find out: despite being ready for any scenario, can our apocalyptic hero survive 132 days alone?
After what they believe to be a YTK-esque event, a doomsday prepper seals themself in their fallout bunker in hopes to wait out the horrors above. In this darkly-comedic one-person musical we find out: despite being ready for any scenario, can our apocalyptic hero survive 132 days alone?

FINAL, FINAL GIRL: A HORROR MUSICAL COMEDY

Solo Show · n/a · Ages 15+ · United States of America
Callie finds herself in another abusive relationship. She must take ownership, and face her killer boyfriend. With the help of a rookie cop and her knowledge of horror film final girls, will she finally break the patterns of abuse? Find out in this hilarious semi-scary musical.
Callie finds herself in another abusive relationship. She must take ownership, and face her killer boyfriend. With the help of a rookie cop and her knowledge of horror film final girls, will she finally break the patterns of abuse? Find out in this hilarious semi-scary musical.

SUCK MY TONGUE

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

I LOVE SORORITY RUSH!

Musicals & Operas · written by spencer ryan locke and music by ted mcmanus · Ages 16+ · United States of America
A science fiction musical comedy about sororities and fighting off your most successful self. When Evan, a college senior newly out as non-binary, goes to help younger girls through sorority rush, a murderous version of themself comes from another dimension to wreak havoc on the sorority process.
A science fiction musical comedy about sororities and fighting off your most successful self. When Evan, a college senior newly out as non-binary, goes to help younger girls through sorority rush, a murderous version of themself comes from another dimension to wreak havoc on the sorority process.

FRONTIERS: THE LIVE EXPERIENCE

Comedy · frontiers.tv · Ages 16+ · United States of America
ONE NIGHT ONLY! An army deserter and his partner — the alien super-intelligence inhabiting his spaceship — set course for darkly-comic, sci-fi action and adventure in this audience participation, multimedia, staged reading, world premiere extravaganza! You'll see nothing else like it in the Fringe!
ONE NIGHT ONLY! An army deserter and his partner — the alien super-intelligence inhabiting his spaceship — set course for darkly-comic, sci-fi action and adventure in this audience participation, multimedia, staged reading, world premiere extravaganza! You'll see nothing else like it in the Fringe!

DON'T LET GO

Solo Show · me · Ages 16+ · United States of America
A single mother comedian gets left by her husband after she's moved across the country for him with their two year old daughter and puppy. What ensues is a journey of oppression, heartache and legal abuse; all sprinkled with the joys of motherhood, comedy and music.
A single mother comedian gets left by her husband after she's moved across the country for him with their two year old daughter and puppy. What ensues is a journey of oppression, heartache and legal abuse; all sprinkled with the joys of motherhood, comedy and music.

THE DINNER PARTY

Drama · bb bug productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
When Duncan throws a dinner party for his long term partner, a secret that threatens to derail his entire life threatens to rear its ugly head. Having serious consequences for himself, and the people he claims to care for the most. A blend of Mystery, rom com, and psychological thriller.
When Duncan throws a dinner party for his long term partner, a secret that threatens to derail his entire life threatens to rear its ugly head. Having serious consequences for himself, and the people he claims to care for the most. A blend of Mystery, rom com, and psychological thriller.

LATITUDE

Two Person Show · fooled again · Ages 6+ · United States of America
A couple of ducks contemplate the meaning of life on the open sea.
A couple of ducks contemplate the meaning of life on the open sea.

PARLOR GAMES

Comedy · oh, sally productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
An absurdist comedy that turns macabre.
An absurdist comedy that turns macabre.

OMNIA MOTUS

Comedy · redwit theatre · Ages 15+ · United States of America
Pers and Tri find themselves in a room with no way out and no memory of who they are or how they got there. What comes next? That's entirely up to them. Omnia Motus is a darkly comedic play developed in response to the overwhelming urge to numb when faced with the nation-wide mental health crisis.
Pers and Tri find themselves in a room with no way out and no memory of who they are or how they got there. What comes next? That's entirely up to them. Omnia Motus is a darkly comedic play developed in response to the overwhelming urge to numb when faced with the nation-wide mental health crisis.