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TRANSMISSION - A ONE TRAN SHOW

extended aug 6, 11 & 12 - winner encore! award; nominee flying solo award · Ages 13+ · includes nudity · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Inspired by her 'Tranny Godmother' Madonna, Trinity goes to battle with the ‘Self Rejection Virus’ in order to reclaim her authentic, female self. In the process, she risks losing her secret lover –codenamed ‘James Franco,' and her career as a Hollywood actor is propelled into jeopardy.
Inspired by her 'Tranny Godmother' Madonna, Trinity goes to battle with the ‘Self Rejection Virus’ in order to reclaim her authentic, female self. In the process, she risks losing her secret lover –codenamed ‘James Franco,' and her career as a Hollywood actor is propelled into jeopardy.

UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

comedy · greg. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Alex is very depressed and his girlfriend left him last night. He gets drinks with his best friend/roommate Frankie to take his mind off it. But when he meets their waitress, he thinks she's attractive—so he imagines their entire relationship together before he actually meets her.
Alex is very depressed and his girlfriend left him last night. He gets drinks with his best friend/roommate Frankie to take his mind off it. But when he meets their waitress, he thinks she's attractive—so he imagines their entire relationship together before he actually meets her.

A VOID

kirsten kearse · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Sick of it all but too afraid to call it quits for real? Weigh the pros and cons of cryogenically freezing yourself for a month, a year, or at least until whatever you're trying to avoid is a thing of the past.
Sick of it all but too afraid to call it quits for real? Weigh the pros and cons of cryogenically freezing yourself for a month, a year, or at least until whatever you're trying to avoid is a thing of the past.

I'M TOO FAT FOR THIS SHOW

kate huffman · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
In this shockingly hilarious show, Kate presents 2 decades of living w/an OCD-instilled eating disorder that requires her to live by a strict set of rules rooted in numbers and eternal body hatred. Obsessions, neuroticism, and negative self-talk abound, giving us all a chance to laugh at ourselves.
In this shockingly hilarious show, Kate presents 2 decades of living w/an OCD-instilled eating disorder that requires her to live by a strict set of rules rooted in numbers and eternal body hatred. Obsessions, neuroticism, and negative self-talk abound, giving us all a chance to laugh at ourselves.

THE TONY ROBBINS NETFLIX SPECIAL SPECIAL

comedy · lucia brizzi · United States of America
Talia Brava just watched the Netflix documentary on master-life changer Tony Robbins. Join her for a no turning back hour of personal growth. By 2nd generation leadership and life coach Lucia Brizzi, TRNSS is the only absurdist comedy that might change your life.
Talia Brava just watched the Netflix documentary on master-life changer Tony Robbins. Join her for a no turning back hour of personal growth. By 2nd generation leadership and life coach Lucia Brizzi, TRNSS is the only absurdist comedy that might change your life.

DYSTOPIA

ripley improv · Ages 12+ · United States of America
BEST ENSEMBLE nominated Ripley tells stories of young women coming of age against a dystopian backdrop. Like the heroines of Hunger Games and Divergent, the women of DYSTOPIA fight oppressive powers. Ripley improvises one hour original plays based on your suggestions. No script, no planning, no net.
BEST ENSEMBLE nominated Ripley tells stories of young women coming of age against a dystopian backdrop. Like the heroines of Hunger Games and Divergent, the women of DYSTOPIA fight oppressive powers. Ripley improvises one hour original plays based on your suggestions. No script, no planning, no net.

FRANKENSTUD AND THE AURA LORD OF DAWGTOWN

comedy · indigo phoenix productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Can single mom Haley create her dream man with the law of attraction or will her creation turn into a lusty cupcake monster? Can a homefree street shaman trust a feisty woman named Wanda with his concrete "temple" on Venice Beach? The answers lie within and with these 2 comedies.
Can single mom Haley create her dream man with the law of attraction or will her creation turn into a lusty cupcake monster? Can a homefree street shaman trust a feisty woman named Wanda with his concrete "temple" on Venice Beach? The answers lie within and with these 2 comedies.

THE ABCS

comedy · mooki entertainment · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
A hilarious new play about celebrity culture and how fantasy, imagination, and Instagram can take over the lives of teenagers. This world premiere with an all-female cast follows Dakota on her quest for achievable perfection and fantasy fulfilled in a world that tells her that this is possible.
A hilarious new play about celebrity culture and how fantasy, imagination, and Instagram can take over the lives of teenagers. This world premiere with an all-female cast follows Dakota on her quest for achievable perfection and fantasy fulfilled in a world that tells her that this is possible.

EASY TARGETS

comedy · the burglars of hamm · Ages 13+ · United States of America
*WINNER HFF17 Best Comedy* A satire of one-person-shows, EASY TARGETS allows the audience to pummel the performers with rolled-up socks any time they feel annoyed, patronized or manipulated. These actors will entertain or they will suffer the sock.
*WINNER HFF17 Best Comedy* A satire of one-person-shows, EASY TARGETS allows the audience to pummel the performers with rolled-up socks any time they feel annoyed, patronized or manipulated. These actors will entertain or they will suffer the sock.

HAMLET ¿ESTÁS O NO ESTÁS?

ensemble theatre · teatro contacto · Ages 0+ · family friendly · Mexico
Hamlet: ¿Estás o no estás? makes a unique approach to Shakespeare’s classic setting it on modern times emphasizing the satirical side of this work. Multimedia, clown, and surrealism take part of this performance making it energetic, uncommon, and colorful.
Hamlet: ¿Estás o no estás? makes a unique approach to Shakespeare’s classic setting it on modern times emphasizing the satirical side of this work. Multimedia, clown, and surrealism take part of this performance making it energetic, uncommon, and colorful.

MISSMATCH

musicals and operas · bucket list theatre · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Her online dating pain is your musical parody pleasure. Based on actual events, this multimedia musical parody follows AC as she navigates her way through the world of online dating, unleashing hilariously disastrous results. Swipe right for showtunes and terrible dates!
Her online dating pain is your musical parody pleasure. Based on actual events, this multimedia musical parody follows AC as she navigates her way through the world of online dating, unleashing hilariously disastrous results. Swipe right for showtunes and terrible dates!

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)

comedy · phantom projects theatre group · Ages 15+ · United States of America
Direct From the La Mirada Theatre to the Fringe, the Bard is Back! 3 men (in tights) will somehow perform every play by William Shakespeare, in just 90 minutes!
Direct From the La Mirada Theatre to the Fringe, the Bard is Back! 3 men (in tights) will somehow perform every play by William Shakespeare, in just 90 minutes!

AIRPLANE LIVE!

comedy · big pink dolphin productions · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · United States of America
The crème de la crème of parody movies, Airplane!, comes to you LIVE on stage in a show that both satirizes and lovingly embraces the comedy classic you already know by heart.
The crème de la crème of parody movies, Airplane!, comes to you LIVE on stage in a show that both satirizes and lovingly embraces the comedy classic you already know by heart.

OCTOBER BABY

solo performance · brooke baumer (writer & performer) · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
What happens when a detail-obsessed woman tries to time the birth of her child to occur during her favorite month of the year? Nine months of chaos – in utero and out! A 60-minute solo show, October Baby is a hilarious and poignant look at motherhood and the need to control. Note: NO LATE SEATING.
What happens when a detail-obsessed woman tries to time the birth of her child to occur during her favorite month of the year? Nine months of chaos – in utero and out! A 60-minute solo show, October Baby is a hilarious and poignant look at motherhood and the need to control. Note: NO LATE SEATING.

THE [ ] BOX

ensemble theatre · the alliance of los angeles playwrights (alap) · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Six short plays revolving around a mysterious wooden box. What’s inside the box? What does the box do? Is it alive… or is that only your imagination?
Six short plays revolving around a mysterious wooden box. What’s inside the box? What does the box do? Is it alive… or is that only your imagination?