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DRUNK WITH HOPE IN CHICAGO

theatre · what's a girl to do productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
“What’s a nice girl like you NOT drinking in a place like this?” Tara Handron discards clichėd depictions of recovery in her portrayal of Hope and numerous other female alcoholics (some sober and some not so sober) stemming from her thesis research on the subject.
“What’s a nice girl like you NOT drinking in a place like this?” Tara Handron discards clichėd depictions of recovery in her portrayal of Hope and numerous other female alcoholics (some sober and some not so sober) stemming from her thesis research on the subject.

FOUR CLOWNS PRESENTS THAT BEAUTIFUL LAUGH

dance & physical theatre · four clowns · Ages 8+ · family friendly · United States
"Once upon a time the world forgot to laugh..." That Beautiful Laugh conceived by Orlando Pabotoy joins 2011 Hollywood Fringe Top of the Fringe winners, 4 Clowns and Porter’s Macbeth director, Turner Munch for a show about the pursuit of laughter and what makes it so beautiful.
"Once upon a time the world forgot to laugh..." That Beautiful Laugh conceived by Orlando Pabotoy joins 2011 Hollywood Fringe Top of the Fringe winners, 4 Clowns and Porter’s Macbeth director, Turner Munch for a show about the pursuit of laughter and what makes it so beautiful.

NATASHA MAIL ORDER BRIDE ESCAPE TO AMERICA: THE MUSICAL

comedy · natasha mail order bride llc. · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
A musical comedy that follows the adventures of Natasha, a citizen of Crapistan, who has come to America, desperate to be a "True American". Natasha the Mail Order Bride is a cross between Lucille Ball and a female Borat. Produced by David Svengalis. PG-13.
A musical comedy that follows the adventures of Natasha, a citizen of Crapistan, who has come to America, desperate to be a "True American". Natasha the Mail Order Bride is a cross between Lucille Ball and a female Borat. Produced by David Svengalis. PG-13.

FOUR CLOWNS

comedy · four clowns · Ages 15+ · United States
Multi-award-winning, nationally touring 4 Clowns is a physical, musical & emotional journey into what it is to be human. Follow 4 clowns - sad, mischievous, angry & nervous - as they tell their tales of woe & elation from childhood to adulthood we discover that they are all the same...and so are we.
Multi-award-winning, nationally touring 4 Clowns is a physical, musical & emotional journey into what it is to be human. Follow 4 clowns - sad, mischievous, angry & nervous - as they tell their tales of woe & elation from childhood to adulthood we discover that they are all the same...and so are we.

SEX AKA WIENERS AND BOOBS

comedy · the precision theatre company · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · United States
Co-written by David Wain (WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER), SEX is a crazy ensemble comedy with a plot too ridiculous to discuss. Part scripted, part improv, WIENERS AND BOOBS is full of laughs, songs, dance numbers and more! Directed by Joe Flanders and Graham Bowlin.
Co-written by David Wain (WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER), SEX is a crazy ensemble comedy with a plot too ridiculous to discuss. Part scripted, part improv, WIENERS AND BOOBS is full of laughs, songs, dance numbers and more! Directed by Joe Flanders and Graham Bowlin.

THE WOMEN OF TU-NA HOUSE

comedy · mad cat productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
What matters more - the size of the boat, the motion of the ocean or Jeremy Lin? Find out as you're whisked on a wild visit to an Asian massage parlor in NYC and offered a rare glimpse into a surprising, comical and sometimes sad world generally seen through almond-shaped eyes.
What matters more - the size of the boat, the motion of the ocean or Jeremy Lin? Find out as you're whisked on a wild visit to an Asian massage parlor in NYC and offered a rare glimpse into a surprising, comical and sometimes sad world generally seen through almond-shaped eyes.

DR G'S EMPIRICAL COMPOUND

theatre · laughter cum laude · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States
A PhD. physicist and renaissance nerd and a PhD oceanographer and all around card walk into a theater... their indefatigable sense of wonder and love affair with science are shared with words, music, humor, and powerpoint. Who knew two Phd.s could be so entertaining?!
A PhD. physicist and renaissance nerd and a PhD oceanographer and all around card walk into a theater... their indefatigable sense of wonder and love affair with science are shared with words, music, humor, and powerpoint. Who knew two Phd.s could be so entertaining?!

VOICES IN MY HEAD: A LIFE***

theatre · bill ratner voiceover artist · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States
***SELECTED BEST OF FRINGE 2012*** VOICES IN MY HEAD: A LIFE is a darkly comic coming-of-age story in our media-mad nation starring BILL RATNER - the voice of Flint on G.I. Joe, Robot Chicken & Family Guy; Donnel Udina in Mass Effect, movie trailers, and TV disaster shows.
***SELECTED BEST OF FRINGE 2012*** VOICES IN MY HEAD: A LIFE is a darkly comic coming-of-age story in our media-mad nation starring BILL RATNER - the voice of Flint on G.I. Joe, Robot Chicken & Family Guy; Donnel Udina in Mass Effect, movie trailers, and TV disaster shows.

I DIDN'T MEAN TO BE A VIRGIN IN THE 80'S

comedy · laura hayden · Ages 17+ · one person show · United States
The 80's was a time before (gasp!) cell phones or computers. Can you imagine such a time existed? Madonna was just starting and she was even a little chubby then. This fun retrospective multimedia show is a personal love letter of coming of age (like totally) 80's style.
The 80's was a time before (gasp!) cell phones or computers. Can you imagine such a time existed? Madonna was just starting and she was even a little chubby then. This fun retrospective multimedia show is a personal love letter of coming of age (like totally) 80's style.

TANGLED RIBBONS, MY SUMMER OF SEX, DRUGS & EVENTS FOR A CURE

theatre · botwot productions · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States
A simple summer of sex, drugs and escape goes horribly, terribly, hysterically wrong in Alexa Fitzpatrick’s adventure on tour with the AIDS Rides and Breast Cancer Walks.
A simple summer of sex, drugs and escape goes horribly, terribly, hysterically wrong in Alexa Fitzpatrick’s adventure on tour with the AIDS Rides and Breast Cancer Walks.

KALEIDOSCOPE: A SKETCH COMEDY PROJECT

theatre · jsj · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
Kaleidoscope is a comedy show composed of sketches that find humor in the random and sometimes awkward experiences of everyday life.
Kaleidoscope is a comedy show composed of sketches that find humor in the random and sometimes awkward experiences of everyday life.

➵ CRUSHED ❤

comedy · kidblink · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
"Why is it that the guys you like, never seem to like you back?" If you ever have asked yourself this- and let's be honest you're going to a theater festival, so you have- come, sit back, and get ready to laugh at someone else's crushes, heartbreaks and seriously awkward photos.
"Why is it that the guys you like, never seem to like you back?" If you ever have asked yourself this- and let's be honest you're going to a theater festival, so you have- come, sit back, and get ready to laugh at someone else's crushes, heartbreaks and seriously awkward photos.

SOUND & FURY'S "DOC FAUSTUS"

comedy · sound & fury · Ages 13+ · United States
Multiple award-winning trio S&F present the parody mash-up of 'Doctor Faustus,' and every Western film ever made. "5 Stars! Comic genius! All the panache and clever wit of the best British comedy writers of the 20th century!" - Edinburgh Evening News. "4 Stars!" - ChortleUK/Scotsman/TheListUK.
Multiple award-winning trio S&F present the parody mash-up of 'Doctor Faustus,' and every Western film ever made. "5 Stars! Comic genius! All the panache and clever wit of the best British comedy writers of the 20th century!" - Edinburgh Evening News. "4 Stars!" - ChortleUK/Scotsman/TheListUK.

AUTUMN AND OTHER PLAYS

theatre · parking lot theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Autumn and other play is a collect of three one act plays from up and coming playwright Peter Hsieh. These which, also include 'The Long and Lonely Howl' and 'TimeCode Rewind' explore many different subjects through comedy, drama, and surrealism.
Autumn and other play is a collect of three one act plays from up and coming playwright Peter Hsieh. These which, also include 'The Long and Lonely Howl' and 'TimeCode Rewind' explore many different subjects through comedy, drama, and surrealism.

FOUR CLOWNS AT 2012 STUDENT FRINGE

workshops · four clowns · Ages 2+ · family friendly · United States
Award-winning physical comedy and clown troupe Four Clowns will take the students through a warm-up and a couple of exercises and then show them how they used those very exercises to create material in their current production of Four Clowns presents That Beautiful Laugh.
Award-winning physical comedy and clown troupe Four Clowns will take the students through a warm-up and a couple of exercises and then show them how they used those very exercises to create material in their current production of Four Clowns presents That Beautiful Laugh.

See Mary Birdsong (Reno 911) as Melania!

“Democracy in shambles? Why not put on a show? That’s the inciting impulse behind Trump Family Special, [a] concatenation of Franklin D Roosevelt’s fireside chats, the Partridge Family’s Christmas albums and the apocalypse.” - The Guardian

Radicals: A Bollywood Musical Drama

A gripping Bollywood Musical about a love story struggling to survive in the war-torn valleys of Kashmir. Through action, dialogue and dance, Radicals tackles Islamophobia and the trauma of warfare on innocent lives.

UPROOTED

Buckle your seat belts as the creatures of Vanessa’s inner world take you on the flight of her life! UPROOTED is a fantastical, mythological tale that explores themes of finding home, eating disorder recovery, bullying and finding your voice.