TAGGED WITH

Dark Humor

KILLER PREGAME!

Two Person Show · hannah may howard productions · Ages 17+ · United States of America
A new, dark, buddy-comedy about two girls hosting a Halloween party when an unexpected ghoul ends up on the guest list. A real hot-girl play. TW: language, discussion of SA
A new, dark, buddy-comedy about two girls hosting a Halloween party when an unexpected ghoul ends up on the guest list. A real hot-girl play. TW: language, discussion of SA

AVITAL ASH WORKSHOPS HER SUICIDE NOTE (WORK IN PROGRESS)

Comedy · avital ash · Ages 15+ · United States of America
Since her mother leapt from a building when Avital was a baby, she's been 50-50 on being alive. But who wants to turn into their mother? Irreverent stand-up from an ex-Hasidic queer Jew.
Since her mother leapt from a building when Avital was a baby, she's been 50-50 on being alive. But who wants to turn into their mother? Irreverent stand-up from an ex-Hasidic queer Jew.

SPEED BUMP

Comedy · good dogma productions · Ages 12+ · United States of America
SPEED BUMP is a cutting-edge comedy by Jay Martel about two friends whose relationship starts to unravel because of an impeding speed bump on their street. An adult coming-of-age story about the literal and figurative barriers that currently divide us. With Martel & John Lehr. speedbumptheplay.com
SPEED BUMP is a cutting-edge comedy by Jay Martel about two friends whose relationship starts to unravel because of an impeding speed bump on their street. An adult coming-of-age story about the literal and figurative barriers that currently divide us. With Martel & John Lehr. speedbumptheplay.com

WHITEFOLKS WEBER - A COLORFUL TALE OF THE DISTRICT

Solo Show · maison musique · Ages 17+ · United States of America
From, The Last Days of Storyville by, DANNY BARKER. Adapted/Performed by, Esquizito. The heroic story of Whitefolks Weber who by a strange twist of fate became, "one of New Orleans' most noted gamblers and ladies' men." Esquizito conjures up just some of the notorious characters of "The District".
From, The Last Days of Storyville by, DANNY BARKER. Adapted/Performed by, Esquizito. The heroic story of Whitefolks Weber who by a strange twist of fate became, "one of New Orleans' most noted gamblers and ladies' men." Esquizito conjures up just some of the notorious characters of "The District".

THE BOX

paper tiger · Ages 14+ · United States of America
The night Stephen plans to propose to Alice, her father Cal shows up ahead of her to talk him out of it. When he gives Stephen a chance to prove himself, things spin wildly out of control. As Stephen tries to tell Alice what's happened, their relationships fatal flaws are brought out in full view.
The night Stephen plans to propose to Alice, her father Cal shows up ahead of her to talk him out of it. When he gives Stephen a chance to prove himself, things spin wildly out of control. As Stephen tries to tell Alice what's happened, their relationships fatal flaws are brought out in full view.

WOUNDED, BY JIGGS BURGESS

p3 theatre company · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Directed by Spencer Frankeberger A repressed nobody who thinks of himself as somebody. An addict. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf played out between hummingbirds. And a pussy eating dog. This is Wounded. In this darkest of comedies, the bleak paths our lives can lead us down are on full display.
Directed by Spencer Frankeberger A repressed nobody who thinks of himself as somebody. An addict. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf played out between hummingbirds. And a pussy eating dog. This is Wounded. In this darkest of comedies, the bleak paths our lives can lead us down are on full display.

TRYING

Solo Show · chance lang · Ages 18+ · United States of America
TRYING is a dark cerebral comedy about a young man moving out of his apartment. After a life altering rejection, through grief, withdrawals, and a hand injury, in a seemingly hopeless moment, Bruce finds hope through pursuing what he loves. The question is; will he move out, and escape the mob?
TRYING is a dark cerebral comedy about a young man moving out of his apartment. After a life altering rejection, through grief, withdrawals, and a hand injury, in a seemingly hopeless moment, Bruce finds hope through pursuing what he loves. The question is; will he move out, and escape the mob?

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.

LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD

barry brisco productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
You're a guy in college living your best life, happy, in the closet. Sex? Not on your mind, you haven't got a gay care in the world until your friends find out your secret and want to fight you about it, then you fall in love with your best bro who has a girlfriend that wants to kill you both.
You're a guy in college living your best life, happy, in the closet. Sex? Not on your mind, you haven't got a gay care in the world until your friends find out your secret and want to fight you about it, then you fall in love with your best bro who has a girlfriend that wants to kill you both.

HANYAK

Solo Show · feral dog productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
An actor goes on a tumultuous journey in Hollywood as she navigates an unconventional relationship with a wealthy, eccentric film director. A testament to the resilience of the human spirit and transformative power of art. Dramaturg Jenny Sullivan.
An actor goes on a tumultuous journey in Hollywood as she navigates an unconventional relationship with a wealthy, eccentric film director. A testament to the resilience of the human spirit and transformative power of art. Dramaturg Jenny Sullivan.

THE SEAGULL

Drama · futurehome productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
An immediate, unconventional and poetic production of Chekhov's classic that asks how and why we become the architects of our own cages.
An immediate, unconventional and poetic production of Chekhov's classic that asks how and why we become the architects of our own cages.

THE BEST-OF THE PACK THEATER

Cabaret & Variety · the pack theater · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Come see the “best of the best” comedy in Los Angeles! Breaking down barriers that have long existed in the comedy world, The Pack Theater is one of the most representative and inclusive comedy theaters in Los Angeles. Throughout Fringe, we’ll be showcasing some of our theater’s most beloved shows!
Come see the “best of the best” comedy in Los Angeles! Breaking down barriers that have long existed in the comedy world, The Pack Theater is one of the most representative and inclusive comedy theaters in Los Angeles. Throughout Fringe, we’ll be showcasing some of our theater’s most beloved shows!

POE-ETIC LICENSE

Cabaret & Variety · aquarian family circus · Ages 13+ · 50 mins · United States of America
Experience Edgar Allan Poe’s signature dark, dismal, and depressing side. And also his little-known humorous side, when we take poetic license in imagining him doing parodies of himself! Also includes live music, a song about Poe, a clown raven dream dance, and Poe’s tribute to … Bob Dylan??
Experience Edgar Allan Poe’s signature dark, dismal, and depressing side. And also his little-known humorous side, when we take poetic license in imagining him doing parodies of himself! Also includes live music, a song about Poe, a clown raven dream dance, and Poe’s tribute to … Bob Dylan??

IF I'M GOOD

Two Person Show · tennessee whiskey & fresno chile productions · Ages 17+ · United States of America
Intense and compelling, "If I’m Good", is a play that encapsulates the fever dream and the endemic existential crisis that we all went through at the height of the pandemic. The play looks at two people on either ends of the political divide and asks:” Why and How did we get here?”
Intense and compelling, "If I’m Good", is a play that encapsulates the fever dream and the endemic existential crisis that we all went through at the height of the pandemic. The play looks at two people on either ends of the political divide and asks:” Why and How did we get here?”

HAUNTING RIGHTS

theatreghosts · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Every theatre has its ghost. This one has four; all vying for the title of resident theatre ghost... There can only be one. WINNER: Pick of the Fringe 2023 WINNER: Asylum @ Stephanie Feury 2023 Hollywood Encore Producers’ Award WINNER: San Diego International Fringe Festival Exchange Award
Every theatre has its ghost. This one has four; all vying for the title of resident theatre ghost... There can only be one. WINNER: Pick of the Fringe 2023 WINNER: Asylum @ Stephanie Feury 2023 Hollywood Encore Producers’ Award WINNER: San Diego International Fringe Festival Exchange Award