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FRINGE JAM 2011: A ROAST OF BRYAN BURGESS

events & workshops · the hollywood fringe festival · Ages 18+ · United States
Join us as we celebrate the life of Mr. Bryan J Burgess with the ultimate honor in comedy: A full-on roast. Anyone who has known, loved, fought, or dined with Bryan is welcome to attend, it's going to be a bumpy ride. Bring your stories, your smile, and your PBR.
Join us as we celebrate the life of Mr. Bryan J Burgess with the ultimate honor in comedy: A full-on roast. Anyone who has known, loved, fought, or dined with Bryan is welcome to attend, it's going to be a bumpy ride. Bring your stories, your smile, and your PBR.

A HORSE

comedy · a horse · United States
A Horse is improvised Shakespeare with a modern twist! An outrageous, fast paced show that incorporates the Bard's language in modern day situations. "The play is the thing" and the players are Jimmy Mac, Amanda Barnes, Rollin Perry and Julian Clark. A Horse is coached by the divine Jaime Moyer.
A Horse is improvised Shakespeare with a modern twist! An outrageous, fast paced show that incorporates the Bard's language in modern day situations. "The play is the thing" and the players are Jimmy Mac, Amanda Barnes, Rollin Perry and Julian Clark. A Horse is coached by the divine Jaime Moyer.

THE MILFORD PROJECT

musicals and operas · martin and oeser · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
The musical comedy story of the first atomic bomb... the one built by a 13-year old boy for a science fair that you never heard about. Packed with small-town woe, showstopping songs, patriotism, anachronisms, and plenty of young love, it's a crowd-pleasing, explosively witty play. See it!
The musical comedy story of the first atomic bomb... the one built by a 13-year old boy for a science fair that you never heard about. Packed with small-town woe, showstopping songs, patriotism, anachronisms, and plenty of young love, it's a crowd-pleasing, explosively witty play. See it!

HOG RIOT!

theatre · dollface ensemble · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States
It’s Manhattan 1825 and the Hog Catcher is making his rounds. The Common Council has ordered him to rid the streets of the free-roaming swinish multitude. Armed with sticks, rocks, and pails of scalding water, a group of fiery young slaughterhouse girls fight for their rights- and their hogs!
It’s Manhattan 1825 and the Hog Catcher is making his rounds. The Common Council has ordered him to rid the streets of the free-roaming swinish multitude. Armed with sticks, rocks, and pails of scalding water, a group of fiery young slaughterhouse girls fight for their rights- and their hogs!

ARE WE NOT HUMAN?

dance & physical theatre · duckbits · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
Hilarious FEMALE CLOWN DUO, Duckbits, are here with their premiere! Duckbits’ business is to make you laugh. Wear a diaper. Duckbits are Laurel and Hardy meet Salvador Dalí. Duckbits (Homo duckbitus) have an oddly-developed brain, capable of high levels of nonsense & inappropriate folly.
Hilarious FEMALE CLOWN DUO, Duckbits, are here with their premiere! Duckbits’ business is to make you laugh. Wear a diaper. Duckbits are Laurel and Hardy meet Salvador Dalí. Duckbits (Homo duckbitus) have an oddly-developed brain, capable of high levels of nonsense & inappropriate folly.

LOLLYWOOD KIDZ COMEDY SHOW

comedy · know laughing matter · Ages 6+ · family friendly · United States
LOLlywood Kidz Comedy Show features Hollywood's funniest teens performing improv, sketch comedy and stand-up. These kids will have you LOL'ing all the way to the Justin Bieber concert! Directed by Ray Chao. LOLlywood is a Know Laughing Matter Production (www.knowlaughingmatter.org)
LOLlywood Kidz Comedy Show features Hollywood's funniest teens performing improv, sketch comedy and stand-up. These kids will have you LOL'ing all the way to the Justin Bieber concert! Directed by Ray Chao. LOLlywood is a Know Laughing Matter Production (www.knowlaughingmatter.org)

HIGH SCHOOL (REUNION) MUSICAL

musicals and operas · the next arena · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
The hilarious and over-the-top story of a 20 year high school reunion. This is a staged reading (with live music) of an original screenplay.
The hilarious and over-the-top story of a 20 year high school reunion. This is a staged reading (with live music) of an original screenplay.

MATT & BEN

theatre · little hand productions · Ages 15+ · United States
In 1997 Matt Damon and Ben Affleck won an Oscar for their screenplay "Good Will Hunting," making them famous overnight. This hilarious comedy features Jessica Blair and Maggie Henry as Matt and Ben, respectively. When the "Good Will Hunting" script falls from the sky, what will they do with it?
In 1997 Matt Damon and Ben Affleck won an Oscar for their screenplay "Good Will Hunting," making them famous overnight. This hilarious comedy features Jessica Blair and Maggie Henry as Matt and Ben, respectively. When the "Good Will Hunting" script falls from the sky, what will they do with it?

MESS

theatre · violet smear creations · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
A mostly funny exploration on being kind of a mess.
A mostly funny exploration on being kind of a mess.

FIVE UNEASY PIECES

theatre · devoted, inc. · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States
FIVE UNEASY PIECES is an outrageous collection of unsettling character sketches. It’s a richly comic look at several exotic personalities as they face crucial moments in their lives, each with a hilarious and disturbing story. Leave your expectations at home. Performed with live jazz accompaniment.
FIVE UNEASY PIECES is an outrageous collection of unsettling character sketches. It’s a richly comic look at several exotic personalities as they face crucial moments in their lives, each with a hilarious and disturbing story. Leave your expectations at home. Performed with live jazz accompaniment.

EROTIC JEWISH STORY IMPROV

comedy · jaded optimist productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Is Jewish eroticism an oxymoron? You decide. Howard Lieberman, the star of 2010's Hollywood Fringe hit "55 Minutes of Sex, Drugs and Audience Particpation" (...a storytelling tour de force..."-Paul Birchall, LA Weekly) is back with an all new, totally irreverent improv show.
Is Jewish eroticism an oxymoron? You decide. Howard Lieberman, the star of 2010's Hollywood Fringe hit "55 Minutes of Sex, Drugs and Audience Particpation" (...a storytelling tour de force..."-Paul Birchall, LA Weekly) is back with an all new, totally irreverent improv show.

"THE MOMO SHOW" BORN TO BE ON STAGE

comedy · elmir prod · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States
A situation-comedy. The core of the act is developed around a highly distinctive stage persona.
A situation-comedy. The core of the act is developed around a highly distinctive stage persona.

LATE NIGHT VAUDEVILLE - KEEP YOUNG AND BEAUTIFUL!

cabaret & variety · hensley and montiel · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Benny & Mary have been touring the Vaudeville circuit to great success with their "Dumb Dora" sketch, Benny always being the smart one, Mary being (don't tell her) the slightly dim one. A sharp, satiric reimagining of a vintage Vaudeville "two-act" with modern undertones.
Benny & Mary have been touring the Vaudeville circuit to great success with their "Dumb Dora" sketch, Benny always being the smart one, Mary being (don't tell her) the slightly dim one. A sharp, satiric reimagining of a vintage Vaudeville "two-act" with modern undertones.

I HEART HAMAS: AND OTHER THINGS I'M AFRAID TO TELL YOU

theatre · chaotic heart · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States
Join Jennifer on American and Palestinian soil on auditions, bad dates and across military checkpoints as she navigates the thorny terrain around Palestinian identity. Exploring how she becomes Palestinian-ized, politicized and eventually radicalized in a fresh, often funny, searingly honest way.
Join Jennifer on American and Palestinian soil on auditions, bad dates and across military checkpoints as she navigates the thorny terrain around Palestinian identity. Exploring how she becomes Palestinian-ized, politicized and eventually radicalized in a fresh, often funny, searingly honest way.

ALL BEEPERS GO TO HEAVEN

comedy · stupid time machine · Ages 18+ · United States
In a world where we find love online and solidify friendships on Facebook, comedy group Stupid Time Machine asks, has human contact become obsolete? This satirical sketch revue salutes Nintendos, Zack-Morris-Cell-Phones, Grandma and everything else we once loved but have no current use for.
In a world where we find love online and solidify friendships on Facebook, comedy group Stupid Time Machine asks, has human contact become obsolete? This satirical sketch revue salutes Nintendos, Zack-Morris-Cell-Phones, Grandma and everything else we once loved but have no current use for.