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MY ALAMO WAR

solo performance · lean dog mean dog productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
FRINGERS "Pwyc” TICKETS FOR EVERY SHOW. CONTACT ERNEST KEARNEY “My Alamo War”, writer Ernest Kearney’s war against a nationally televised ministry that ruined lives, abused children and sold designer jackets to L.A.’s elite. A narrative on the nature of warfare and faith
FRINGERS "Pwyc” TICKETS FOR EVERY SHOW. CONTACT ERNEST KEARNEY “My Alamo War”, writer Ernest Kearney’s war against a nationally televised ministry that ruined lives, abused children and sold designer jackets to L.A.’s elite. A narrative on the nature of warfare and faith

MALADAPTATION

ensemble theatre · asylum @ mccadden theatre · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 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.

#HAPPYHANGOVER

ensemble theatre · midnight central theatre co. · United States of America
a devised exploration of events that may or may not have occurred between 10 pm and 5 am last night ;) Presented by Midnight Central Theatre Co. - a company of friends dedicated to the bold and ridiculous, with roots in Los Angeles, CA and Austin, TX.
a devised exploration of events that may or may not have occurred between 10 pm and 5 am last night ;) Presented by Midnight Central Theatre Co. - a company of friends dedicated to the bold and ridiculous, with roots in Los Angeles, CA and Austin, TX.

SEVEN DECEMBERS

ensemble theatre · nothing important productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 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.

THE WHEEL OF INVENTION

comedy · awesometech industries · Ages 18+ · United States of America
The Wheel of Invention is a peek inside the mind of the 20th century's most troubled themed entertainment visionary, Herman J. Weintraub. Spin The Wheel to travel through the next century and see what's in store! Plus: Join us for a guided tour of Herman's theme park, Weintraubsylvania!
The Wheel of Invention is a peek inside the mind of the 20th century's most troubled themed entertainment visionary, Herman J. Weintraub. Spin The Wheel to travel through the next century and see what's in store! Plus: Join us for a guided tour of Herman's theme park, Weintraubsylvania!

CHEMISTRY

comedy · bruewer productions · Ages 17+ · United States of America
Steph is a recovering depressive. Jamie overachieved himself off the deep end. When they meet in their psychiatrist's office, they can't deny their chemistry, but can they survive it? A pitch black and piercingly insightful comedy about being crazy in love.
Steph is a recovering depressive. Jamie overachieved himself off the deep end. When they meet in their psychiatrist's office, they can't deny their chemistry, but can they survive it? A pitch black and piercingly insightful comedy about being crazy in love.

NEVA

ensemble theatre · shock pulse · Ages 12+ · United States of America
By Guillermo Calderón Translated by Andrea Thome Directed by Diana Wyenn Starring Anna Safar, Claudia de Vasco & Daniel Jimenez Neva returns to the stage after a critically acclaimed run in 2016. A politically charged, haunting interrogation of theater and the revolutionary impulse.
By Guillermo Calderón Translated by Andrea Thome Directed by Diana Wyenn Starring Anna Safar, Claudia de Vasco & Daniel Jimenez Neva returns to the stage after a critically acclaimed run in 2016. A politically charged, haunting interrogation of theater and the revolutionary impulse.

MY DEAD MOM'S FUNERAL

solo performance · beever dam · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · 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+ · includes nudity · world premiere · one person show · 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.

COCKROACH DIALOGUES

comedy · second skin theatre · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 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!

THE CURE TO MORTALITY

musicals and operas · n/a · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
An original musical comedy about corruption, depression, and death! In the future, medicine has come a long way, now that The Meds are using lower class humans as their test subjects. After all, everyone wants to live forever - except one test subjects who happens to be suicidal.
An original musical comedy about corruption, depression, and death! In the future, medicine has come a long way, now that The Meds are using lower class humans as their test subjects. After all, everyone wants to live forever - except one test subjects who happens to be suicidal.

BEING MARTIN SHKRELI

solo performance · paine productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · 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.

NIGHT WITCHES

ensemble theatre · the thrillpeddlers · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · 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.

UTERINE AFFAIRS

lady barbe-bleue · Ages 18+ · world premiere · France
Nominated for the 2016 FRINGE INTERNATIONAL AWARD and the INKWELL PLAYWRIGHT PROMISE AWARD! From Paris, France, in the tradition of Absurdist Theatre, a hilarious play full of irrational situations! A virgin's journey to a dead end when she gets a shocking diagnosis: an Inconceivable Conception!
Nominated for the 2016 FRINGE INTERNATIONAL AWARD and the INKWELL PLAYWRIGHT PROMISE AWARD! From Paris, France, in the tradition of Absurdist Theatre, a hilarious play full of irrational situations! A virgin's journey to a dead end when she gets a shocking diagnosis: an Inconceivable Conception!

ABSOLUTE ZERO (HOW LOVERS AND SAD PEOPLE HOLD UP THE WORLD)

ensemble theatre · n/a · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
In an unusually cold summer, 32 year-old Jim has kidnapped 17 year-old Charles, who he has fallen in love with at first sight. Trapped in Jim's basement, Charles is led through an existential journey to discover how it is that Lovers and Sad People always seem to hold up the World.
In an unusually cold summer, 32 year-old Jim has kidnapped 17 year-old Charles, who he has fallen in love with at first sight. Trapped in Jim's basement, Charles is led through an existential journey to discover how it is that Lovers and Sad People always seem to hold up the World.