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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.

#WHALEFAIL

comedy · go go guppie productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
A woman is eaten alive by a killer whale at America's top marine park. Who is to blame for this colossal #WhaleFail? Part comedy. Part drama. Part whale murder mystery. #WHALEFAIL: a biting new play by Brett Epstein. Not everything is black & white.
A woman is eaten alive by a killer whale at America's top marine park. Who is to blame for this colossal #WhaleFail? Part comedy. Part drama. Part whale murder mystery. #WHALEFAIL: a biting new play by Brett Epstein. Not everything is black & white.

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 INDIAN WANTS THE BRONX

ensemble theatre · critical action theatre company · Ages 15+ · United States of America
The Indian wants the Bronx examines the delicate balance of Racism and communication in an ever changing world, where ignorance and innocence go hurtling at break neck speed towards one another. A play as relevant in 2016 as it was when it was written in 1967.
The Indian wants the Bronx examines the delicate balance of Racism and communication in an ever changing world, where ignorance and innocence go hurtling at break neck speed towards one another. A play as relevant in 2016 as it was when it was written in 1967.

RECLAIMED FREEDOM: FACT OR FICTION

ensemble theatre · 321 on fire! performing artist collective · Ages 17+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
Scott’s afraid to embrace being gay - his sex addiction & hurting other's won't allow it. Based off true LA events, combining documented facts & hilarious audience suggestion, we follow his journey as he pursues his passion of starting a theatre company, while facing his greatest enemy-himself.
Scott’s afraid to embrace being gay - his sex addiction & hurting other's won't allow it. Based off true LA events, combining documented facts & hilarious audience suggestion, we follow his journey as he pursues his passion of starting a theatre company, while facing his greatest enemy-himself.

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.

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!!!

ABSOLUTE ZERO (HOW LOVERS AND SAD PEOPLE HOLD UP THE WORLD)

ensemble theatre · n/a · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
In an unusually cold summer, 32 year-old Jim has kidnapped 17 year-old Charles, who he has fallen in love with at first sight. Trapped in Jim's basement, Charles is led through an existential journey to discover how it is that Lovers and Sad People always seem to hold up the World.
In an unusually cold summer, 32 year-old Jim has kidnapped 17 year-old Charles, who he has fallen in love with at first sight. Trapped in Jim's basement, Charles is led through an existential journey to discover how it is that Lovers and Sad People always seem to hold up the World.

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.

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

SUICIDE LIVE

comedy · rick and pat creese · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Winner--Encore! Producers' Award Performance Added-Saturday July 16, 5 pm A dark comedy about an estranged father and son relationship that finds the fun in dysfunctional and the upside of suicide when they make their unreal lives into a reality show.
Winner--Encore! Producers' Award Performance Added-Saturday July 16, 5 pm A dark comedy about an estranged father and son relationship that finds the fun in dysfunctional and the upside of suicide when they make their unreal lives into a reality show.

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!

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.

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