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SURGE

solo performance · divergent at the rose · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States of America
A terrorist attack, a stalker, assault charges... and Lake Erie in his living room. The sometimes funny, sometimes terrifying story of Alan, a man living in confusing times - by acclaimed playwright Chris Stezin
A terrorist attack, a stalker, assault charges... and Lake Erie in his living room. The sometimes funny, sometimes terrifying story of Alan, a man living in confusing times - by acclaimed playwright Chris Stezin

SUCKIN INJUN

comedy · n/a · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Two trailer trash vampires. One unexpected visitor. Sh*t's goin down.
Two trailer trash vampires. One unexpected visitor. Sh*t's goin down.

CODE:197 DWB (DRIVING WHILE BLEWISH).

solo performance · lumpy-cramp dba, blj productions & poor-man theatre co. · Ages 14+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr, a.k.a. Ben-El David, a.k.a Benny Weinberg, or is it Benny Lee Harris Weinberg-Lumpkins, whatever, he is Blewish, a.k.a. Black and Jewish. Oy Vey! Sababa? Why Judaism? These questions are answered and more at the only Oneg at hff16. Special appearance by Diversidad.
Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr, a.k.a. Ben-El David, a.k.a Benny Weinberg, or is it Benny Lee Harris Weinberg-Lumpkins, whatever, he is Blewish, a.k.a. Black and Jewish. Oy Vey! Sababa? Why Judaism? These questions are answered and more at the only Oneg at hff16. Special appearance by Diversidad.

THE SIMPLE SIMPLES

comedy · wet the hippo · Ages 18+ · United States of America
If you've never had the feeling of getting CPR from your best friend's sister, here is your chance. Don't miss out on the show everyone will be using as a transitional conversation piece. Like fruit loops. Exactly like fruit loops. Fruit loops, fruit loops, fruit loops, ad infinitum.
If you've never had the feeling of getting CPR from your best friend's sister, here is your chance. Don't miss out on the show everyone will be using as a transitional conversation piece. Like fruit loops. Exactly like fruit loops. Fruit loops, fruit loops, fruit loops, ad infinitum.

SHITTY AWFUL EVERYTHING

comedy · delusions of grandeur · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
When a total schmuck finds himself diagnosed with cancer, things only go from bad to worse in this brand new dark comedy from some dudes you never heard of. It's surreal! It's absurd! It's low budget! It's the fringiest Fringe show that's ever fringed! WARNING: You may get bloody!
When a total schmuck finds himself diagnosed with cancer, things only go from bad to worse in this brand new dark comedy from some dudes you never heard of. It's surreal! It's absurd! It's low budget! It's the fringiest Fringe show that's ever fringed! WARNING: You may get bloody!

HIPPOPOTAMOIDEA!!!

comedy · blj productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Haunted by a spooky song, a young man tries to escape the ghosts that plague him... whatever it takes. Will he escape? Or will he be trapped in HIPPOPOTAMOIDEA!!!
Haunted by a spooky song, a young man tries to escape the ghosts that plague him... whatever it takes. Will he escape? Or will he be trapped in HIPPOPOTAMOIDEA!!!

BLOOD FROM A CHEAP CIGAR

comedy · hollywood shorts · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Original one act written by Genevieve Joy. Starring Genevieve Joy and Joseph Reitman Directed by Kimberley Browning Margo is trying her best to find the inner strength to break up with George for good.
Original one act written by Genevieve Joy. Starring Genevieve Joy and Joseph Reitman Directed by Kimberley Browning Margo is trying her best to find the inner strength to break up with George for good.

SMOKE

ensemble theatre · rogue machine theatre · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · United States of America
"You get to choose what happens to you," John tells Julie at a kink-play party. She's an aspiring dropout living in her famous parents' shadow; he's her dad's intern. They instantly connect, but with ambitions and knives bared and sex an open question, the encounter pushes them further than imagined
"You get to choose what happens to you," John tells Julie at a kink-play party. She's an aspiring dropout living in her famous parents' shadow; he's her dad's intern. They instantly connect, but with ambitions and knives bared and sex an open question, the encounter pushes them further than imagined

PUNCH AND JUDY

comedy · school of night · Ages 17+ · United States of America
**STAGE RAW TOP TEN! A MUST SEE!** Mr. Punch will tickle your ribs as he bludgeons, stabs, slashes, burns, shoots and inappropriately gropes his way straight into your heart in this live-action adaptation of the western world’s most enduring popular entertainment. Not for kids. 50 Min.
**STAGE RAW TOP TEN! A MUST SEE!** Mr. Punch will tickle your ribs as he bludgeons, stabs, slashes, burns, shoots and inappropriately gropes his way straight into your heart in this live-action adaptation of the western world’s most enduring popular entertainment. Not for kids. 50 Min.

PORNO DIDO

comedy · p. dido productions/heather l. tyler · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · United States of America
What happens to a dream deferred? How far would you go to bring your artistic vision to life? Sex, violence and a mysterious backer derail one transman’s desperate attempt to remake Dido of Carthage. An absurd look into compromise when art and commerce collide. Partial Nudity. Sexual themes. Comedy.
What happens to a dream deferred? How far would you go to bring your artistic vision to life? Sex, violence and a mysterious backer derail one transman’s desperate attempt to remake Dido of Carthage. An absurd look into compromise when art and commerce collide. Partial Nudity. Sexual themes. Comedy.

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.

"POWER!" STOKELY CARMICHAEL

solo performance · meshaun labrone · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the BLACK POWER MOVEMENT (1966-2016), Meshaun Labrone wrote "POWER!" Stokely Carmichael. The play takes an absurdist journey into the mind of revolutionary, Stokely Carmichael.
In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the BLACK POWER MOVEMENT (1966-2016), Meshaun Labrone wrote "POWER!" Stokely Carmichael. The play takes an absurdist journey into the mind of revolutionary, Stokely Carmichael.

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.

MALADAPTATION

ensemble theatre · asylum @ mccadden theatre · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
We don't get to choose our families and sometimes the hardest choice we have to make is to love. MALADAPTATION is a tour de force one act of a brother and sister striving to reconcile their past to fight for their future not only for each other but to save the other from themselves.
We don't get to choose our families and sometimes the hardest choice we have to make is to love. MALADAPTATION is a tour de force one act of a brother and sister striving to reconcile their past to fight for their future not only for each other but to save the other from themselves.

THE GAY GUIDE TO TINSELTOWN

solo performance · goodfuntimes · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Hop aboard a tour of Hollywood's messy queer history. From Rock Hudson's hushed AIDS battle to the real heroes at the Stonewall riots to the sinister Reaganite 80s, The Gay Guide to Tinseltown explores how far the LGBTQ movement has actually come.
Hop aboard a tour of Hollywood's messy queer history. From Rock Hudson's hushed AIDS battle to the real heroes at the Stonewall riots to the sinister Reaganite 80s, The Gay Guide to Tinseltown explores how far the LGBTQ movement has actually come.

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

Father's Day Special for TOO BLUNT!

Kelvin Blunt's solo show recounts his eventful and comical journey to losing 100 pounds, modern dating hiccups, childhood crushes--and pays homage to his dad and sheroes. Use the code FATHER for $10 tickets.

Dear Mom, Sorry For Being a B!tch

Check out the reviews for Dear Mom! You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you'll cry with laughter!

DOZED & CONFUSED

Carl Kozlowski fell asleep at the wheel of his car, made Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank think he died mid-interview and had to race an LA bus at 90 mph. Now he's ready to share his craziest narcoleptic misadventures with you. Strap in!