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COCKROACH DIALOGUES

comedy · second skin theatre · Ages 15+ · United States of America
A terrifyingly hilarious tale of dreams in LA consumed by cockroaches, both real and imagined. WINNER 2016 Fringe Runway Award for Best Costumes!
A terrifyingly hilarious tale of dreams in LA consumed by cockroaches, both real and imagined. WINNER 2016 Fringe Runway Award for Best Costumes!

I AM VERTICAL

solo performance · michaela myers · Ages 18+ · United States of America
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.

SEVEN DECEMBERS

ensemble theatre · nothing important productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Seven years ago, Michael Leahy went missing. The only glimmer of hope his family is left with is the mysterious phone calls on his birthday each year. This dark comedy follows his sister, Johnny May, stuck with her estranged and dysfunctional family as they gather once more to wait for Michael.
Seven years ago, Michael Leahy went missing. The only glimmer of hope his family is left with is the mysterious phone calls on his birthday each year. This dark comedy follows his sister, Johnny May, stuck with her estranged and dysfunctional family as they gather once more to wait for Michael.

SUICIDE LIVE

comedy · rick and pat creese · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Winner--Encore! Producers' Award Performance Added-Saturday July 16, 5 pm A dark comedy about an estranged father and son relationship that finds the fun in dysfunctional and the upside of suicide when they make their unreal lives into a reality show.
Winner--Encore! Producers' Award Performance Added-Saturday July 16, 5 pm A dark comedy about an estranged father and son relationship that finds the fun in dysfunctional and the upside of suicide when they make their unreal lives into a reality show.

PENISARIA: THE STORY OF JOHN AND LORENA BOBBITT

musicals and operas · drunken owl productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
It's a comedic parody opera-type thingy about dismemberment, love and loss.
It's a comedic parody opera-type thingy about dismemberment, love and loss.

MY DEAD MOM'S FUNERAL

solo performance · beever dam · Ages 14+ · United States of America
My mother is a belly dancer, a tarot reader, a fiddler in a honkytonk band -- and now she is also a ghost!! Come see a romp about a mom dying of cancer. Don't want to think about a mom dying of cancer? Oh no, does death make you uncomfortable? Too bad! Your mom's gonna die too. Deal with it!
My mother is a belly dancer, a tarot reader, a fiddler in a honkytonk band -- and now she is also a ghost!! Come see a romp about a mom dying of cancer. Don't want to think about a mom dying of cancer? Oh no, does death make you uncomfortable? Too bad! Your mom's gonna die too. Deal with it!

STILL GOT IT

pinraven · Ages 16+ · United States of America
****WINNER - BEST SOLO SHOW HFF16!**** Some people don't know when to quit. Especially THIS guy.
****WINNER - BEST SOLO SHOW HFF16!**** Some people don't know when to quit. Especially THIS guy.

THEATRE AND CHILL?

comedy · bag o' bones · Ages 16+ · United States of America
A hilarious night of new dark comedy shorts on life, love, hate and human imbecility. Like Netflix and Chill, old school style. With BAG O' BONES Collective Producing, award winning Raegan Payne Writing, and Tinks Lovelace directing, fun is on fleek and for real.
A hilarious night of new dark comedy shorts on life, love, hate and human imbecility. Like Netflix and Chill, old school style. With BAG O' BONES Collective Producing, award winning Raegan Payne Writing, and Tinks Lovelace directing, fun is on fleek and for real.

NIGHT WITCHES

ensemble theatre · the thrillpeddlers · Ages 16+ · United States of America
A tale of women in war. The 588th Night Bomber Regiment was a thorn in Hitler’s side on the hellish Eastern Front in WWII.
A tale of women in war. The 588th Night Bomber Regiment was a thorn in Hitler’s side on the hellish Eastern Front in WWII.

CHEMISTRY

productions · Ages 17+ · United States of America
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BLOODY BEAUTIFUL

solo performance · proboscis theatre company · Ages 18+ · United States of America
***Pick of the Fringe*** A one woman show about the most evil Countess in history and how she begins to affect Erica, the actress portraying her. Will the woman who killed 650 virgins to bathe in their blood take control?
***Pick of the Fringe*** A one woman show about the most evil Countess in history and how she begins to affect Erica, the actress portraying her. Will the woman who killed 650 virgins to bathe in their blood take control?

BEING MARTIN SHKRELI

solo performance · paine productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Who is Martin Shkreli? A terrible human who made AIDS medications ridiculously expensive & bought the wrath of the WuTang Clan? Oh, that dick! Come get insight into the asshole as Sarah Rosenberg explains him to you in his own words. It's the interview of a lifetime.
Who is Martin Shkreli? A terrible human who made AIDS medications ridiculously expensive & bought the wrath of the WuTang Clan? Oh, that dick! Come get insight into the asshole as Sarah Rosenberg explains him to you in his own words. It's the interview of a lifetime.

ABSOLUTE ZERO

Drama · n/a · Ages 18+ · United States of America
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MALADAPTATION

ensemble theatre · asylum @ mccadden theatre · Ages 14+ · United States of America
We don't get to choose our families and sometimes the hardest choice we have to make is to love. MALADAPTATION is a tour de force one act of a brother and sister striving to reconcile their past to fight for their future not only for each other but to save the other from themselves.
We don't get to choose our families and sometimes the hardest choice we have to make is to love. MALADAPTATION is a tour de force one act of a brother and sister striving to reconcile their past to fight for their future not only for each other but to save the other from themselves.

SUCKIN INJUN

comedy · n/a · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Two trailer trash vampires. One unexpected visitor. Sh*t's goin down.
Two trailer trash vampires. One unexpected visitor. Sh*t's goin down.