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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

#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.

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!

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

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.

MOUTHY BITCH

solo performance · reel good girl productions · one person show · United States of America
Self-described interpersonal dynamics guru Kate Carden takes her audience on a hilarious and heartbreaking exploration of relationships and reality, seasoned with adult language and candid sexual references. But, just when Kate is on the verge of clarity, an unexpected discovery changes everything.
Self-described interpersonal dynamics guru Kate Carden takes her audience on a hilarious and heartbreaking exploration of relationships and reality, seasoned with adult language and candid sexual references. But, just when Kate is on the verge of clarity, an unexpected discovery changes everything.

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.

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.

THE OY OF SEX

comedy · alicia dattner · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
Fresh from a New York run, this edgy solo show from comedian Alicia Dattner plays like an emotional car chase, with laughs from start to finish. Plus, it's poignant, bittersweet, and all that jazz you know you love. A laugh-out-loud-til-your-cheeks-hurt story of sex, drugs, and more sex.
Fresh from a New York run, this edgy solo show from comedian Alicia Dattner plays like an emotional car chase, with laughs from start to finish. Plus, it's poignant, bittersweet, and all that jazz you know you love. A laugh-out-loud-til-your-cheeks-hurt story of sex, drugs, and more sex.

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