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SHITTY AWFUL EVERYTHING

comedy · delusions of grandeur · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
When a total schmuck finds himself diagnosed with cancer, things only go from bad to worse in this brand new dark comedy from some dudes you never heard of. It's surreal! It's absurd! It's low budget! It's the fringiest Fringe show that's ever fringed! WARNING: You may get bloody!
When a total schmuck finds himself diagnosed with cancer, things only go from bad to worse in this brand new dark comedy from some dudes you never heard of. It's surreal! It's absurd! It's low budget! It's the fringiest Fringe show that's ever fringed! WARNING: You may get bloody!

TILT

ensemble theatre · bam · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
**TOP OF THE FRINGE - NOMINEE** *STAGE RAW TOP TEN* Two strangers’ road trip unravels when they decide to try to extort money from a DMV bribery scheme. A blistering dark comedy starring HFF award-winners Ben Moroski and Michael Shaw Fisher.
**TOP OF THE FRINGE - NOMINEE** *STAGE RAW TOP TEN* Two strangers’ road trip unravels when they decide to try to extort money from a DMV bribery scheme. A blistering dark comedy starring HFF award-winners Ben Moroski and Michael Shaw Fisher.

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!

MOUTHY BITCH

solo performance · reel good girl productions · one person show · United States of America
Self-described interpersonal dynamics guru Kate Carden takes her audience on a hilarious and heartbreaking exploration of relationships and reality, seasoned with adult language and candid sexual references. But, just when Kate is on the verge of clarity, an unexpected discovery changes everything.
Self-described interpersonal dynamics guru Kate Carden takes her audience on a hilarious and heartbreaking exploration of relationships and reality, seasoned with adult language and candid sexual references. But, just when Kate is on the verge of clarity, an unexpected discovery changes everything.

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.

PENISARIA: THE STORY OF JOHN AND LORENA BOBBITT

musicals and operas · drunken owl productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 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.

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.

DON'T SPILL YOUR DRINK

ensemble theatre · claire lake productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
Maddey uses her grit in the silliest fight for her life! Flailing limbs and a powerful conspiracy circle around her unusual condition. Will her sister and friend compromise their values and jobs to help her win? Dark comedy, medical irony, and touchingly weird.
Maddey uses her grit in the silliest fight for her life! Flailing limbs and a powerful conspiracy circle around her unusual condition. Will her sister and friend compromise their values and jobs to help her win? Dark comedy, medical irony, and touchingly weird.

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

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!

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!

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!

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.

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.

I AM VERTICAL

solo performance · michaela myers · Ages 18+ · one person show · 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.

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