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COCKROACH DIALOGUES

comedy · second skin theatre · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
A terrifyingly hilarious tale of dreams in LA consumed by cockroaches, both real and imagined. WINNER 2016 Fringe Runway Award for Best Costumes!
A terrifyingly hilarious tale of dreams in LA consumed by cockroaches, both real and imagined. WINNER 2016 Fringe Runway Award for Best Costumes!

THE OLD WOMAN

solo performance · john grady · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
The true life story of his mother’s heartbreaking journey into dementia, confronting the inevitable truth of aging, and coming to terms with his own mortality. A beautifully moving story peppered with moments of absolute joy and humor. "★★★★!" - CBC "Masterful storyteller" - WFP
The true life story of his mother’s heartbreaking journey into dementia, confronting the inevitable truth of aging, and coming to terms with his own mortality. A beautifully moving story peppered with moments of absolute joy and humor. "★★★★!" - CBC "Masterful storyteller" - WFP

I AM VERTICAL

solo performance · michaela myers · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.

THE COLLECTION BY HAROLD PINTER/ANNIVERSARY BY RACHEL BONDS

ensemble theatre · milleninoir · Ages 13+ · United States of America
An evening of two one act plays dealing with the way we inadvertently allow ourselves to create chaos in our romantic relationships.
An evening of two one act plays dealing with the way we inadvertently allow ourselves to create chaos in our romantic relationships.

ODILIA

ensemble theatre · las damas calaveras · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Odilia is a social worker on a mission to save a man’s life who is fleeing deportation in the borderlands. She is met by a mysterious figure and gets thrust into the Middle Ground, a space inhabited by Esqueletos. Before the sun rises, Odilia must uncover the secret to life to save her own.
Odilia is a social worker on a mission to save a man’s life who is fleeing deportation in the borderlands. She is met by a mysterious figure and gets thrust into the Middle Ground, a space inhabited by Esqueletos. Before the sun rises, Odilia must uncover the secret to life to save her own.

THE DESIGNATED MOURNER BY WALLACE SHAWN

ensemble theatre · into the blue · Ages 14+ · United States of America
The trio from Theatre of NOTE who brought you THE FEVER returns with Wallace Shawn's THE DESIGNATED MOURNER. Leaders of a familiar western nation choose to sacrifice freedom for total control, as the fate of three citizens unfolds in a story matched with equal parts heart, humor, and horror.
The trio from Theatre of NOTE who brought you THE FEVER returns with Wallace Shawn's THE DESIGNATED MOURNER. Leaders of a familiar western nation choose to sacrifice freedom for total control, as the fate of three citizens unfolds in a story matched with equal parts heart, humor, and horror.

MOUNT VERNON

ensemble theatre · the vindicate co · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
THIS IS A MAJOR MUST SEE.**** You can’t possibly know that killing someone is forever. Can you? Directed by Peter Marc Jacobson. Sophie Ward and Brandon Ruiter star in a play about two strangers whose lives were changed in an instant.
THIS IS A MAJOR MUST SEE.**** You can’t possibly know that killing someone is forever. Can you? Directed by Peter Marc Jacobson. Sophie Ward and Brandon Ruiter star in a play about two strangers whose lives were changed in an instant.

MARK TWAIN ANSWERS ALL YOUR QUESTIONS!

aldridge-goodman · Ages 7+ · United States of America
Mr. Mark Twain returns to the Fringe with his patented* one man show. There's gonna be stories and jokes and lots of opportunities for the audience to get, shall we say, "involved." If you like nonsense, this is your show. *Patent under review.
Mr. Mark Twain returns to the Fringe with his patented* one man show. There's gonna be stories and jokes and lots of opportunities for the audience to get, shall we say, "involved." If you like nonsense, this is your show. *Patent under review.

PENISARIA: THE STORY OF JOHN AND LORENA BOBBITT

musicals and operas · drunken owl productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
It's a comedic parody opera-type thingy about dismemberment, love and loss.
It's a comedic parody opera-type thingy about dismemberment, love and loss.

ADAM AND EVE

comedy · the stella adler theatre lab · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
In this comedic reimagining of 'Adam and Eve', we discover that the story we've been told is a lie, and our only hope for truth, is a Clown.
In this comedic reimagining of 'Adam and Eve', we discover that the story we've been told is a lie, and our only hope for truth, is a Clown.

GIRLS TOGETHER ALWAYS

ensemble theatre · davisacts · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Kind of funny. Kind of raw. Mostly real. Ten short pieces about growing up Girl in America that will make you laugh, cry, remember and think. Not for women only.
Kind of funny. Kind of raw. Mostly real. Ten short pieces about growing up Girl in America that will make you laugh, cry, remember and think. Not for women only.

A MIGHTY WOMAN

ensemble theatre · zach laws productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Three sisters gather in their home town after the death of their mother. As they come to terms with the passing of a parent, the sisters confront their past and their future with equal parts pain, anger, laughter, sadness, and ultimately, hope.
Three sisters gather in their home town after the death of their mother. As they come to terms with the passing of a parent, the sisters confront their past and their future with equal parts pain, anger, laughter, sadness, and ultimately, hope.

YOUR MOTHER'S VAGINA

comedy · rhombus ensemble · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Your Mother's Vagina. We've all been there. This two-hander about infidelity and infertility pits a Hollywood Starlet/Bartender against a part-time professor/cocktail waitress over missed motherhood, marriage and martinis in three rounds - no good decisions!
Your Mother's Vagina. We've all been there. This two-hander about infidelity and infertility pits a Hollywood Starlet/Bartender against a part-time professor/cocktail waitress over missed motherhood, marriage and martinis in three rounds - no good decisions!

FOOL FOR LOVE

ensemble theatre · lalgbt center · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · United States of America
The story of two people who can't live without each other whether they like it or not. May is hiding out at an crappy motel in the Mojave Desert. Eddie finds her there and threatens to drag her back into the life from which she had finally escaped. No late seating.
The story of two people who can't live without each other whether they like it or not. May is hiding out at an crappy motel in the Mojave Desert. Eddie finds her there and threatens to drag her back into the life from which she had finally escaped. No late seating.

MMHMM: A KILLER ONE WOMAN SHOW

solo performance · soaring solo · Ages 17+ · one person show · United States of America
Jennifer is a recent college graduate who has just been “graped”, or grey-raped. Unable to bring her grapist to justice in a court of law, Jennifer decides she must kill him, but she'll need all the help she can get from the women who raised her, the MMHMM.
Jennifer is a recent college graduate who has just been “graped”, or grey-raped. Unable to bring her grapist to justice in a court of law, Jennifer decides she must kill him, but she'll need all the help she can get from the women who raised her, the MMHMM.

The Story of an Unlikely Showgirl

Pamela was destined to be a licensed registered nurse. But fate led her in to the exciting world of entertainment as a dancer. Join Pamela, as she takes you through her journey of transformation despite the comical limitations she was born in to.

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