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LINCOLN 2020

ensemble theatre · spacewhale theatre company · Ages 13+ · 90 mins · United States of America
Like a lot of people today, jaded campaign manager Tess Baker (think Jessica Jones meets Josh Lyman) is sick of politics. She’s just about ready to throw in the towel when somebody wakes up a candidate she can work with - Abraham Lincoln.
Like a lot of people today, jaded campaign manager Tess Baker (think Jessica Jones meets Josh Lyman) is sick of politics. She’s just about ready to throw in the towel when somebody wakes up a candidate she can work with - Abraham Lincoln.

OLIVIA WILDE DOES NOT SURVIVE THE APOCALYPSE

comedy · red flag media productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 75 mins · United States of America
A hack director and a snooty actress stumble 300 years into the future, where an evil government has taken over the United States. As the only artists alive they must train political prisoners to put on a theatre production, or face execution.
A hack director and a snooty actress stumble 300 years into the future, where an evil government has taken over the United States. As the only artists alive they must train political prisoners to put on a theatre production, or face execution.

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).

WHY DID THE CHICKEN CROSS THE ROAD?

ensemble theatre · matthew hennigar · Ages 14+ · 90 mins · United States of America
After a critically acclaimed run in London, “Why did the Chicken Cross the Road?” comes to LA as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Turning the joke upside down in absurdist fashion, the comedy follows the words in that joke as they try to figure out their meaning and reach the 'real world'.
After a critically acclaimed run in London, “Why did the Chicken Cross the Road?” comes to LA as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Turning the joke upside down in absurdist fashion, the comedy follows the words in that joke as they try to figure out their meaning and reach the 'real world'.

SON OF A BITCH

ensemble theatre · beastly prozorovs · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 90 mins · United States of America
*PICK OF THE FRINGE* In 1980, Lee Atwater was a scrappy Southern strategist. By 1990, he'd changed American politics forever. A year later, he was dead. A new play about the legacy of the Bad Boy of the GOP, from the creators of HFF18 hits "Keeping Up With the Prozorovs" and "A Beast/A Burden".
*PICK OF THE FRINGE* In 1980, Lee Atwater was a scrappy Southern strategist. By 1990, he'd changed American politics forever. A year later, he was dead. A new play about the legacy of the Bad Boy of the GOP, from the creators of HFF18 hits "Keeping Up With the Prozorovs" and "A Beast/A Burden".

JORDAN MAVERICK, HISTORY TEACHER

comedy · sacred fools theater company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Welcome to the school of hard glocks. Jordan Maverick is one of the nation's most highly-trained teachers - an excellent marksman, a black belt in Jujitsu, and an engaging History teacher. But when he transfers to one of the most dangerous schools in the country, he'll face one of his biggest fears!
Welcome to the school of hard glocks. Jordan Maverick is one of the nation's most highly-trained teachers - an excellent marksman, a black belt in Jujitsu, and an engaging History teacher. But when he transfers to one of the most dangerous schools in the country, he'll face one of his biggest fears!

LIFE PLAN, OR LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE IN A COLLAPSING WORLD

immersive theatre · last to leave · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 80 mins · United States of America
Life Plan is semi-immersive satirical sci-fi—you’re live at a timeshare sales pitch from our dystopian future. You CAN live out your dream life and you CAN experience true fulfillment, but only if you come to a Life Plan Presentation! This is your last chance of 2068, so don’t miss out!
Life Plan is semi-immersive satirical sci-fi—you’re live at a timeshare sales pitch from our dystopian future. You CAN live out your dream life and you CAN experience true fulfillment, but only if you come to a Life Plan Presentation! This is your last chance of 2068, so don’t miss out!

BLACKBOXING

cabaret & variety · imaginary reality · Ages 15+ · flashing lights · world premiere · 45 mins · United States of America
Travis thinks he’s ready for his one man show. He's not.
Travis thinks he’s ready for his one man show. He's not.

MIL GRUS

dance & physical theatre · mil grus · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
LA’s premier bouffon troupe is a motley crew of miscreants who have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. This timeless satire features improvised feats of physical and existential comedy that defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain...
LA’s premier bouffon troupe is a motley crew of miscreants who have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. This timeless satire features improvised feats of physical and existential comedy that defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain...

ARISTOPHANES' THE BIRDS

ensemble theatre · sacred fools theater company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
When the world has gone to the birds, the cuckoo is king. An ensemble devised project based on Aristophanes' The Birds.
When the world has gone to the birds, the cuckoo is king. An ensemble devised project based on Aristophanes' The Birds.

FIFTY SHADES OF MELANIA

comedy · liana mesaikou · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · 50 mins · United States of America
Victim or accomplice? Trapped or willing agent? Melania Trump is an enigma. This comedy show aims to explore the various faces of FLOTUS, who really doesn’t care. Or does she? Do u? What are some of the stereotypes women exploit or fight to reverse? What is our complicity as the audience?
Victim or accomplice? Trapped or willing agent? Melania Trump is an enigma. This comedy show aims to explore the various faces of FLOTUS, who really doesn’t care. Or does she? Do u? What are some of the stereotypes women exploit or fight to reverse? What is our complicity as the audience?

SYLUS 2020

comedy · rothchild industies · Ages 16+ · one person show · 30 mins · United States of America
In this half hour comedic farce dimwit local business owner Sylus Rothchild is running for president. Yes he is unqualified, not very bright and involved in criminal enterprises but what candidate isn't. Will he succeed? You decide!
In this half hour comedic farce dimwit local business owner Sylus Rothchild is running for president. Yes he is unqualified, not very bright and involved in criminal enterprises but what candidate isn't. Will he succeed? You decide!

THE 2ND ANNUAL TRUMP FAMILY SPECIAL

cabaret & variety · theatre planners tours · Ages 15+ · 70 mins · United States of America
What if the First Family put on a live musical TV special - just like the Brady Bunch - starring Ice Princess Ivanka, her numbnut brothers, a still-not-caring Melania, and a host of ex’s and deplorables. “The event quickly devolves into hilarious insanity.” (The Advocate) trumpfamilyspecial.com
What if the First Family put on a live musical TV special - just like the Brady Bunch - starring Ice Princess Ivanka, her numbnut brothers, a still-not-caring Melania, and a host of ex’s and deplorables. “The event quickly devolves into hilarious insanity.” (The Advocate) trumpfamilyspecial.com