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MORAL FIXATION (ORIGINALLY TITLED BOYS WILL BE BOYS)

ensemble theatre · cara loften · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 55 mins · United States of America
Morality isn't necessarily logical. Watch Caleb and Claire, fiancès wildly in love with a bit of a hooker problem. A (dark) comedy with (a wounded) heart.
Morality isn't necessarily logical. Watch Caleb and Claire, fiancès wildly in love with a bit of a hooker problem. A (dark) comedy with (a wounded) heart.

YES. NO. MAYBE.

ensemble theatre · suttle dramas · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 80 mins · United States of America
Dark Sexy Dramedy: In these #MeToo times, people are speaking out about sexual abuse, but some people happily/consciously use sex to get ahead. Would you sleep with someone to get a job? Would you let your partner sleep with someone if it would boost your careers? Monogamy or $1M for one night?
Dark Sexy Dramedy: In these #MeToo times, people are speaking out about sexual abuse, but some people happily/consciously use sex to get ahead. Would you sleep with someone to get a job? Would you let your partner sleep with someone if it would boost your careers? Monogamy or $1M for one night?

WIGFIELD

comedy · ruckus rockwell & the unknown artists · Ages 17+ · world premiere · 75 mins · United States of America
Wigfield - the can-do town that just may not! - is shadowed by the Bulkwaller Dam, a structure the government wants to tear down. The "residents" (squatters) of Wigfield must prove they are a town worth saving and maybe, even recognizing.
Wigfield - the can-do town that just may not! - is shadowed by the Bulkwaller Dam, a structure the government wants to tear down. The "residents" (squatters) of Wigfield must prove they are a town worth saving and maybe, even recognizing.

LEAR / LOMAN - THE BEST OF INK @FRINGE

ensemble theatre · 2cents theatre group · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Willy Loman crashes into King Lear’s home in Purgatory, where they examine the harsh realities of their lives. Lear has frequent upsetting delusions of his life & Loman watches the damage he caused his family in life & after death. 2Cents Theatre's selection for the 2019 Best of INK Fest @Fringe!
Willy Loman crashes into King Lear’s home in Purgatory, where they examine the harsh realities of their lives. Lear has frequent upsetting delusions of his life & Loman watches the damage he caused his family in life & after death. 2Cents Theatre's selection for the 2019 Best of INK Fest @Fringe!

TREASON

ensemble theatre · bear elegance productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 70 mins · United States of America
On a ranch in Nevada, Grant Wilson rules a made-up nation through empty shows of power and ridiculous propaganda, with his family as his only subjects. When his son takes the mission too far and his daughter questions everything, Grant fights for control in the face of family, country, and reality.
On a ranch in Nevada, Grant Wilson rules a made-up nation through empty shows of power and ridiculous propaganda, with his family as his only subjects. When his son takes the mission too far and his daughter questions everything, Grant fights for control in the face of family, country, and reality.

INVITATION TO LOVE...AND DEATH

comedy · tj o'brien · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 75 mins · United States of America
In this world premiere dark comedy, hit reality show "Invitation to Love" is an unlikely cross between The Bachelor & American Idol: male & female "Love Guests" participate in talent competitions to stay to win a proposal from the bisexual "Love Host". Suddenly, it's targeted by a serial killer…
In this world premiere dark comedy, hit reality show "Invitation to Love" is an unlikely cross between The Bachelor & American Idol: male & female "Love Guests" participate in talent competitions to stay to win a proposal from the bisexual "Love Host". Suddenly, it's targeted by a serial killer…

45 MILLIGRAMS

ensemble theatre · enk · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 33 mins · United States of America
Two roommates in a mental institution complain to their doctor about an imaginary man.
Two roommates in a mental institution complain to their doctor about an imaginary man.

TO RICHARD!

ensemble theatre · pale horse craft · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 70 mins · United States of America
A white lady and a Latino man cross paths in the woods of Connecticut. Chaos ensues. Hilarity abounds. There may be hugging. From Hollywood Fringe & Edinburgh Fringe award winning writer-director. Discount code HUG for $10 tickets. (Tight on cash? Limited pay-what-you-can tickets each show!)
A white lady and a Latino man cross paths in the woods of Connecticut. Chaos ensues. Hilarity abounds. There may be hugging. From Hollywood Fringe & Edinburgh Fringe award winning writer-director. Discount code HUG for $10 tickets. (Tight on cash? Limited pay-what-you-can tickets each show!)

TRANSFERENCE

comedy · artepollo productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 55 mins · United States of America
A woman awakens from hypnotherapy and remembers all of her past lives. And that her therapist has been the love of her life in every lifetime. Transference tells the story of a woman hoping to get it right, and that this life won't end in one of their premature deaths.
A woman awakens from hypnotherapy and remembers all of her past lives. And that her therapist has been the love of her life in every lifetime. Transference tells the story of a woman hoping to get it right, and that this life won't end in one of their premature deaths.

NAKED MAN RISING

solo performance · kyle durack · Ages 18+ · one person show · 55 mins · United States of America
Here's the truth, the whole naked. when tree high school kids abandon their classmate with Cerebral Palsy completely naked in the wood, he will put his own skin in the Game, Literally! and take his REVENGE!
Here's the truth, the whole naked. when tree high school kids abandon their classmate with Cerebral Palsy completely naked in the wood, he will put his own skin in the Game, Literally! and take his REVENGE!

GUILT

ensemble theatre · cyanide theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
A man searching for a phantom armadillo. A priest breaking from her faith. Former multiple award-winning Hollywood Fringe vets team up to present two original short plays: ‘The Holy Name of Apostasy’ by Ryan Lisman, and ‘Man vs. Armadillo’ by Benjamin Schwartz.
A man searching for a phantom armadillo. A priest breaking from her faith. Former multiple award-winning Hollywood Fringe vets team up to present two original short plays: ‘The Holy Name of Apostasy’ by Ryan Lisman, and ‘Man vs. Armadillo’ by Benjamin Schwartz.

THE LAST POWERPOINT

solo performance · walk a mile works · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · 40 mins · United States of America
'Prospective' Ben, CEO of disIncorporated, delivers a persuasive PowerPoint presentation concerning his latest product offering: Mail-Order Seed Potato Death Clock. As an experimental economic maneuver, disInc. encourages you to pay what you can to attend (cost of parts & labor: $6.66 per customer).
'Prospective' Ben, CEO of disIncorporated, delivers a persuasive PowerPoint presentation concerning his latest product offering: Mail-Order Seed Potato Death Clock. As an experimental economic maneuver, disInc. encourages you to pay what you can to attend (cost of parts & labor: $6.66 per customer).

POCKETMON! A PARODY MUSICAL

musicals and operas · the bardic bastards · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · 90 mins · United States of America
On the morning of his 13th birthday, fledgling trainer Soot Snag'em sets off on a heartwarming and wickedly funny journey to achieve Pocketmon mastery.
On the morning of his 13th birthday, fledgling trainer Soot Snag'em sets off on a heartwarming and wickedly funny journey to achieve Pocketmon mastery.

FLIGHTS OF FANCY

comedy · firefly theatre group · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Imagination or reality? Elegant stagecraft or just, well… Complications?
Imagination or reality? Elegant stagecraft or just, well… Complications?

VOTE FOR MURDER!

immersive theatre · 2cents theatre company · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 75 mins · United States of America
The creators of Unreal City (2018 Best in Immersive Theatre) challenge you to Vote for MURDER at this year’s Senior Class President elections! Which candidate is trying to steamroll their peers on their way to the top? A sandbox immersive experience/co-operative RPG inspired by Clue, Mafia and more.
The creators of Unreal City (2018 Best in Immersive Theatre) challenge you to Vote for MURDER at this year’s Senior Class President elections! Which candidate is trying to steamroll their peers on their way to the top? A sandbox immersive experience/co-operative RPG inspired by Clue, Mafia and more.