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STUCK

comedy · max giorgi · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
If life is what you make it, can't death be? A dark comedy.
If life is what you make it, can't death be? A dark comedy.

THE PHYSICISTS

ensemble theatre · last tape productions · Ages 12+ · United States of America
"The Physicists" is an absurd comedy about dark political matters. It takes place in an insane asylum where two patients strongly believe that they are the physicists Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein while a third patient believes that he is speaking to King Solomon.
"The Physicists" is an absurd comedy about dark political matters. It takes place in an insane asylum where two patients strongly believe that they are the physicists Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein while a third patient believes that he is speaking to King Solomon.

ROBERT DE NIRO IS OLDER THAN ME

comedy · sy rosen - writer/producer · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States of America
A one man show with three people (go figure) about the joys and horrors of getting older in Hollywood where the young would eat the old if they weren't afraid of gaining weight. There's laughs, music, turkey sex and scattered teardrops.
A one man show with three people (go figure) about the joys and horrors of getting older in Hollywood where the young would eat the old if they weren't afraid of gaining weight. There's laughs, music, turkey sex and scattered teardrops.

TALKING BLUES: TWO ONE-ACTS BY CECILIA FAIRCHILD

ensemble theatre · low road · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Family Tradition: Cockroaches, vodka, and redemption. A father and a daughter stay up all night reliving their past in a trailer on the Plains. Best of My Love: Old flames meet again at a funeral in the desert of West Texas.
Family Tradition: Cockroaches, vodka, and redemption. A father and a daughter stay up all night reliving their past in a trailer on the Plains. Best of My Love: Old flames meet again at a funeral in the desert of West Texas.

WELCOME TO HERETOFORE

comedy · westward ho · Ages 15+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
In an abandoned Wild West town, well after the Gold Rush, an old man is taken care of every day by his faithful companion. Into their midst comes a female force-of-nature who will by day's end change both of their lives forever.
In an abandoned Wild West town, well after the Gold Rush, an old man is taken care of every day by his faithful companion. Into their midst comes a female force-of-nature who will by day's end change both of their lives forever.

INOSCULATION

ensemble theatre · katie devoe-peterson · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
This coming-of-age story follows Lu and Lynn, two women who find themselves alone in a bar with seemingly only a bottle of scotch in common. As they search to understand their relationship to time and space they realize their connection to each other is more than coincidence.
This coming-of-age story follows Lu and Lynn, two women who find themselves alone in a bar with seemingly only a bottle of scotch in common. As they search to understand their relationship to time and space they realize their connection to each other is more than coincidence.

DOG SEES GOD: CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE BLOCKHEAD

ensemble theatre · worst first kiss productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Worst First Kiss is proud to announce the second staging of our inaugural production, Bert V. Royal's DOG SEES GOD. The play consists of an entirely teenage cast, and tackles issues of LGBTQ tolerance and bullying through dark humor and some of your favorite childhood characters!
Worst First Kiss is proud to announce the second staging of our inaugural production, Bert V. Royal's DOG SEES GOD. The play consists of an entirely teenage cast, and tackles issues of LGBTQ tolerance and bullying through dark humor and some of your favorite childhood characters!

MOMENTS

ensemble theatre · catworks productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
A 'road rage' confrontation stirs up painful memories for a woman in her late 30's.
A 'road rage' confrontation stirs up painful memories for a woman in her late 30's.

CODEPENDENCE DAY

solo performance · codependent kt co. · Ages 15+ · family friendly · one person show · United States of America
Codependence Day is a solo performance written and performed by Katie Low Strandberg. A tale of Friendship, Codependency and vodka and how one lonely weirdo conquers them all. . . Mostly.
Codependence Day is a solo performance written and performed by Katie Low Strandberg. A tale of Friendship, Codependency and vodka and how one lonely weirdo conquers them all. . . Mostly.

LONGHORNS

ensemble theatre · negative dialectic productions · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
There's no telling whose paths will cross at a dingy doughnut shop in Los Angeles.
There's no telling whose paths will cross at a dingy doughnut shop in Los Angeles.

12 BARS

cabaret & variety · foolsicals · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Richard Levinson, co-creator of last year's Fringe smash "Thanks A Lot - My Gratitusical!," performs a bunch of his boozy songs about dives, taverns, saloons, clip joints, strip joints, honky-tonks, French cafés and Roman pubs, and the denizens hiding out inside.
Richard Levinson, co-creator of last year's Fringe smash "Thanks A Lot - My Gratitusical!," performs a bunch of his boozy songs about dives, taverns, saloons, clip joints, strip joints, honky-tonks, French cafés and Roman pubs, and the denizens hiding out inside.

DEAD BOYS

ensemble theatre · msm · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
At the end of the world, the only gay kid in school and one of the guys who used to beat him up find themselves trapped in their old high school. Provocative, hilarious, and heartbreaking, DEAD BOYS is about two modern American young men who have to face fate, race, sexuality - and each other.
At the end of the world, the only gay kid in school and one of the guys who used to beat him up find themselves trapped in their old high school. Provocative, hilarious, and heartbreaking, DEAD BOYS is about two modern American young men who have to face fate, race, sexuality - and each other.

DADDY WALKS LIKE A SLUT

comedy · happy/sad artist collective · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Three short plays in thirty minutes or less. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll inexplicably leave craving pierogies. Daddy Issues, Walk of Shame and SLUT examine femininity from that awkward position where you hold your purse while trying to wash your hands in a public restroom.
Three short plays in thirty minutes or less. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll inexplicably leave craving pierogies. Daddy Issues, Walk of Shame and SLUT examine femininity from that awkward position where you hold your purse while trying to wash your hands in a public restroom.

TWEEN SOULS: A CULTURAL SMATTERING

comedy · tween souls comedy · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Samuel Neagley and Dalton Maltz bring you their two man comedy duo, Tween Souls! We sing forgotten songs of cultures past so come join us in the fun! You just might learn something between chuckles!
Samuel Neagley and Dalton Maltz bring you their two man comedy duo, Tween Souls! We sing forgotten songs of cultures past so come join us in the fun! You just might learn something between chuckles!

THE SECOND COMING OF KLAUS KINSKI

solo performance · wtfn · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Klaus Kinski is one of the most celebrated and controversial actors in the history of world cinema. The reckless abandon with which he approached both life and art left him tortured, demonized and worshiped. He now resurrects to shake your souls with one last command performance.
Klaus Kinski is one of the most celebrated and controversial actors in the history of world cinema. The reckless abandon with which he approached both life and art left him tortured, demonized and worshiped. He now resurrects to shake your souls with one last command performance.

TEMPLE TANTRUM

"If they get you when you're a child, they've got you for life." Experience Nicole Steinwedell's One Woman Show about growing up in a Christian cult, internalizing her abusers, and finally reclaiming her life as her own! *CLICK IMAGE FOR TICKETS*

SACRED FOOLS brings 3 new shows to HFF19

A devised adaptation of a Greek classic about corruption, weakness & power; a hilarious tale of a highly-trained marksman/history teacher; and a heartwarming comedy about an overbearing stage mother and her hapless son attempting to stage a comeback

Come on Down

The creator of the known universe is tried and convicted for negligence, incompetence, and constructing a dimension without the proper authorization. As punishment he is banished to live amongst his illegal creation in Alabama...

Greenwood 1964

This brilliantly crafted fictional debate between Mr. Poitier and Mr. Belafonte eloquently explores the individual approaches on how to achieve liberation for people of color.