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NOTHING BAD: A WEREWOLF ROCK MUSICAL

musicals and operas · theyplayed productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
2017 PICK OF THE FRINGE! Deep inside each human a Beast waits to be born—in claws, teeth and violence. Society represses it. Rebels embrace it. One woman will be transformed by it. A Horror Musical Written/Directed by Erik Blair. Music/Lyrics by Daniel Sugimoto (creator of HFF 2016's Broadway Noir)!
2017 PICK OF THE FRINGE! Deep inside each human a Beast waits to be born—in claws, teeth and violence. Society represses it. Rebels embrace it. One woman will be transformed by it. A Horror Musical Written/Directed by Erik Blair. Music/Lyrics by Daniel Sugimoto (creator of HFF 2016's Broadway Noir)!

BACHELORETTE BY LESLYE HEADLAND

comedy · twin coasts · Ages 17+ · United States of America
What if the mean girls from high school were still mean girls ten years later? Throw together the night before a wedding, plenty of booze and drugs, old wounds and resentment and you have a wickedly cruel comedy about female friendship and growing up in an age of excess.
What if the mean girls from high school were still mean girls ten years later? Throw together the night before a wedding, plenty of booze and drugs, old wounds and resentment and you have a wickedly cruel comedy about female friendship and growing up in an age of excess.

THE SACRED BEASTS

comedy · n/a · Ages 16+ · United States of America
The booze and resentment-soaked real life friendship of Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles is conjured in three scenes spanning three decades with the besotted wordsmiths played by different actors in each stage of their lives. Claim your ringside seat as these fists of genius at last come to blows.
The booze and resentment-soaked real life friendship of Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles is conjured in three scenes spanning three decades with the besotted wordsmiths played by different actors in each stage of their lives. Claim your ringside seat as these fists of genius at last come to blows.

CONVERSATIONS 'BOUT THE GIRLS

solo performance · visions of possibilities · Ages 16+ · United States of America
“Conversations ‘Bout the Girls” A celebration of breasts in all their many names, shapes and sizes!
“Conversations ‘Bout the Girls” A celebration of breasts in all their many names, shapes and sizes!

PAIN IN MY ASPERGER'S

Solo Show · ebenstein productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Actor/musician, Jeremy Ebenstein, through story and song, takes audiences through his humorous, inspiring, yet often heartbreaking story of living a life with Asperger's Syndrome.
Actor/musician, Jeremy Ebenstein, through story and song, takes audiences through his humorous, inspiring, yet often heartbreaking story of living a life with Asperger's Syndrome.

DREAMS IN OVERDRIVE

solo performance · jon jacobs · Ages 16+ · United States of America
A psychological journey through the mind of one f$@ked-up Jew. Join writer/performer/complainer Jon Jacobs, as he takes you on a comedic and dramatic adventure across love, depression and spirit along this beautiful mess we call life.
A psychological journey through the mind of one f$@ked-up Jew. Join writer/performer/complainer Jon Jacobs, as he takes you on a comedic and dramatic adventure across love, depression and spirit along this beautiful mess we call life.

DEVADASI: A STORY OF SEX, POWER AND DEVOTION

solo performance · reena lalita desai · Ages 13+ · United States of America
One woman’s story of joining a Russian Cult, giving her power away to a "spiritual master" and reclaiming the power and sacredness of her body and sexuality. Through 8 different characters, movement and dance, Reena takes you on an intimate, humorous and mystical journey into the underworld.
One woman’s story of joining a Russian Cult, giving her power away to a "spiritual master" and reclaiming the power and sacredness of her body and sexuality. Through 8 different characters, movement and dance, Reena takes you on an intimate, humorous and mystical journey into the underworld.

DRINKS WITH HORRIBLE PEOPLE

comedy · jaded angelinos · Ages 21+ · United States of America
"You don't even have a geo-filter, what is this - 2012?!" Drinks/Reception: 8:00-8:30 Performance: 8:30-9:00 (may end a few minutes after 9 pm) DRINKS WITH HORRIBLE PEOPLE invites you to have a drink with the worst version of yourself.
"You don't even have a geo-filter, what is this - 2012?!" Drinks/Reception: 8:00-8:30 Performance: 8:30-9:00 (may end a few minutes after 9 pm) DRINKS WITH HORRIBLE PEOPLE invites you to have a drink with the worst version of yourself.

THANKSGIVING

comedy · samovar subway ensemble · Ages 15+ · United States of America
THANKSGIVING (a dysfunctional family comedy) 

 Chloe Patterson has invited her perfect fiancé to what she will make sure is the perfect Thanksgiving, despite her very imperfect family. She's provided for every possible contingency... except the unexpected guest: a Las Vegas stripper. 


THANKSGIVING (a dysfunctional family comedy) 

 Chloe Patterson has invited her perfect fiancé to what she will make sure is the perfect Thanksgiving, despite her very imperfect family. She's provided for every possible contingency... except the unexpected guest: a Las Vegas stripper. 



THE [ ] BOX

ensemble theatre · the alliance of los angeles playwrights (alap) · Ages 16+ · 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?

MIDDLESCHOOLANDIA

comedy · urban spine · Ages 10+ · United States of America
MIddleschoolandia...it's the scariest place on earth. So why do we send our kids?
MIddleschoolandia...it's the scariest place on earth. So why do we send our kids?

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.

MARTHA WASHINGTON KILLED A REDCOAT

comedy · vanilla quesadilla · Ages 13+ · United States of America
On the night of the Boston Tea Party, Martha Washington killed a British solider. This is the previously unknown (and slightly untrue) story of how the wives of Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Franklin banded together to protect themselves and their country.
On the night of the Boston Tea Party, Martha Washington killed a British solider. This is the previously unknown (and slightly untrue) story of how the wives of Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Franklin banded together to protect themselves and their country.

A JINGLE A GO-GO: THE MUSICAL

jingle productions · Ages 10+ · United States of America
In this campy musical comedy, Jingle writer Robert has writer’s block for the lipstick product Luscious Lips. With a cry for help, he enters a magical world, where three drag queens with larger than life attitudes appear, ready to help. Think A Christmas Carol meets Priscilla.
In this campy musical comedy, Jingle writer Robert has writer’s block for the lipstick product Luscious Lips. With a cry for help, he enters a magical world, where three drag queens with larger than life attitudes appear, ready to help. Think A Christmas Carol meets Priscilla.

TRANSMISSION - A ONE TRAN SHOW

extended aug 6, 11 & 12 - winner encore! award; nominee flying solo award · Ages 13+ · 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.