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SMOTE THIS, A COMEDY ABOUT GOD...AND OTHER SERIOUS $H*T

rodney gardiner · Ages 13+ · United States of America
New to LA, comedian and recovering Shakespearean actor, Rodney Gardiner tries to end his relationship with God despite the deeply Christian roots of his Caribbean family. Let us pray!
New to LA, comedian and recovering Shakespearean actor, Rodney Gardiner tries to end his relationship with God despite the deeply Christian roots of his Caribbean family. Let us pray!

THE PLAY GROUNDS

Drama · congo square theatre company · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Aloe, a disabled, black teenager struggles to overcome his friend's death, and to reverse his attempt at suicide. This thrilling dramedy asks, "What if Hamlet decided not to be?" Could his friends save him in time? How might they have learned a nonfatal way of resolving intergenerational trauma?
Aloe, a disabled, black teenager struggles to overcome his friend's death, and to reverse his attempt at suicide. This thrilling dramedy asks, "What if Hamlet decided not to be?" Could his friends save him in time? How might they have learned a nonfatal way of resolving intergenerational trauma?

ATTACK OF THE 36 TRIPLE G WOMAN

natalie perlin · Ages 21+ · United States of America
Called a 'dark, hilarious, Jewish Dolly Parton', America's salacious sweetheart Natalie Perlin seeks revenge on every man who wronged her. From summer-camp crushes to Hitler. No man is safe! Kinky, provocative, brilliantly unhinged! Not for the easily offended.
Called a 'dark, hilarious, Jewish Dolly Parton', America's salacious sweetheart Natalie Perlin seeks revenge on every man who wronged her. From summer-camp crushes to Hitler. No man is safe! Kinky, provocative, brilliantly unhinged! Not for the easily offended.

THE DUMB WAITER

Two Person Show · theatron productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Two hitmen kill time as eerie events occur before meeting their fate in this dark, modern, absurdist tragicomedy by Nobel Laureate, Harold Pinter. Before “Reservoir Dogs,” before “Black Mirror,” there was “The Dumb Waiter.”
Two hitmen kill time as eerie events occur before meeting their fate in this dark, modern, absurdist tragicomedy by Nobel Laureate, Harold Pinter. Before “Reservoir Dogs,” before “Black Mirror,” there was “The Dumb Waiter.”

BRAVE FACE

Solo Show · hoo hah house productions · Ages 21+ · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
A pitch-black comedy, multimedia, solo show about sex, trauma and a woman's experience. Hoo Hah House presents a story that aims to share an honestly brittle narrative as a point of empowering those who struggle with trauma from sexual violence. ★★★★★ The Indiependent|Best Overall Show - EdFringe'21
A pitch-black comedy, multimedia, solo show about sex, trauma and a woman's experience. Hoo Hah House presents a story that aims to share an honestly brittle narrative as a point of empowering those who struggle with trauma from sexual violence. ★★★★★ The Indiependent|Best Overall Show - EdFringe'21

A WORTHLESS PIECE OF SHIT

Comedy · zach jobe and etc · Ages 16+ · United States of America
A sketch comedy show that makes you question everything you knew about musicals, cults and all manor of performance art. By the end you'll be saying, "Oh, maybe I was initially right."
A sketch comedy show that makes you question everything you knew about musicals, cults and all manor of performance art. By the end you'll be saying, "Oh, maybe I was initially right."

DO ANY OF YOU KNOW WHO THIS IS?

n/a · Ages 13+ · United States of America
This is a show about a woman named Me. Me has an eating disorder. Me runs a small artisanal grocery store. Me is desperately seeking herself in everyone she meets. She wants to know-- what are you having for dinner and also what is the worst thing you've ever done? I'll go first.
This is a show about a woman named Me. Me has an eating disorder. Me runs a small artisanal grocery store. Me is desperately seeking herself in everyone she meets. She wants to know-- what are you having for dinner and also what is the worst thing you've ever done? I'll go first.

THE HO WHO GOT A BAD REVIEW & TRACKED DOWN...

Comedy · long time friends productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Developed by the Award winning theatre company Son of Semele The Ho Who Got a Bad Review and Tracked Down the John to Kick His Ass Play is the must see of this years Hollywood Fringe Festival. Based on a true story. Because you know truth is sexier than fiction.
Developed by the Award winning theatre company Son of Semele The Ho Who Got a Bad Review and Tracked Down the John to Kick His Ass Play is the must see of this years Hollywood Fringe Festival. Based on a true story. Because you know truth is sexier than fiction.

UNWRAPPED: LIFE AFTER GIFTEDNESS

Solo Show · 178 blank productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
What happens when you convince a child that she’s a statistical anomaly—in everything? From discovering mortality at circle time to a brief stint as an MD, Kira's autobiographical tragicomedy reflects on the loneliness, tomfoolery, grief, and absurdity of growing up in a culture of exceptionalism.
What happens when you convince a child that she’s a statistical anomaly—in everything? From discovering mortality at circle time to a brief stint as an MD, Kira's autobiographical tragicomedy reflects on the loneliness, tomfoolery, grief, and absurdity of growing up in a culture of exceptionalism.

BIGGER THAN US

Drama · inklings productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
A tale of isolation, irreverence, unlikely friendships, and otherworldly revelations. Two men, separated by space and time, must face the obstacles standing between them and eternity: themselves
A tale of isolation, irreverence, unlikely friendships, and otherworldly revelations. Two men, separated by space and time, must face the obstacles standing between them and eternity: themselves

THE AUDITION ROOM

Comedy · elouise eftos & the harry morrissey official · Ages 18+ · Australia
There really is no business like show business, and when it comes to discovering the best in the biz, you know that there’s only one agency for the job - Anderson & Dufant Casting. Darelle Anderson & Vivianna Dufant, the hottest and most prolific casting directors in Australia & Hollywood!
There really is no business like show business, and when it comes to discovering the best in the biz, you know that there’s only one agency for the job - Anderson & Dufant Casting. Darelle Anderson & Vivianna Dufant, the hottest and most prolific casting directors in Australia & Hollywood!

THE TIME FLIES: EPISODES 3 AND 4

Comedy · the time flies · Ages 13+ · United States of America
The Time Flies is a history based sketch comedy show with a sci-fi tilt where human-fly hybrids buzz through history. Two shows in rep! Episodes 3: Historic Theft Part 1 and Episode 4: The Assassination of JFK continue the Flymen's journey to reclaim the stolen time travel Exposition Scroll!
The Time Flies is a history based sketch comedy show with a sci-fi tilt where human-fly hybrids buzz through history. Two shows in rep! Episodes 3: Historic Theft Part 1 and Episode 4: The Assassination of JFK continue the Flymen's journey to reclaim the stolen time travel Exposition Scroll!

AND IF I DON'T BEHAVE THEN WHAT

Solo Show · green door productions · Ages 15+ · United States of America
Iva Brdar's lyrical, brutally raw, exquisitely poetic journey "And If I Don't Behave Then What?" explores deeper questions about decorum, security, and joy. What actually happens when we misbehave?
Iva Brdar's lyrical, brutally raw, exquisitely poetic journey "And If I Don't Behave Then What?" explores deeper questions about decorum, security, and joy. What actually happens when we misbehave?

HOLY WATERS

Two Person Show · @elevig · Ages 13+ · United States of America
An adult daughter and her mother embark on a road trip and have to navigate their relationship along the way. Starring Anita Barone & Eleanor Vigneault Written by Eleanor Vigneault & Directed by Augusta Mariano
An adult daughter and her mother embark on a road trip and have to navigate their relationship along the way. Starring Anita Barone & Eleanor Vigneault Written by Eleanor Vigneault & Directed by Augusta Mariano

COFFEE, TEA, AND GIN

self-produced · Ages 13+ · United States of America
A conversation about H.P. Lovecraft simply requires a drink or two.
A conversation about H.P. Lovecraft simply requires a drink or two.