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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.

GIRL BAND IN THE MEN'S ROOM

theatre · dirtie blonde productions · Ages 13+ · United States
It’s '94 backstage in a men’s bathroom as four female musicians prep for a gig on the eve of their big break. A nostalgic, yet timely examination of the grunge era, indefinable feminism, the stakes we create in pursuit of our dreams, and the tenuous relationships upon which all bands are built.
It’s '94 backstage in a men’s bathroom as four female musicians prep for a gig on the eve of their big break. A nostalgic, yet timely examination of the grunge era, indefinable feminism, the stakes we create in pursuit of our dreams, and the tenuous relationships upon which all bands are built.

EROTIC JEWISH STORY IMPROV

comedy · jaded optimist productions · Ages 18+ · 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 MILFORD PROJECT

musicals and operas · martin and oeser · Ages 16+ · 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!

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

theatre · chaotic heart · Ages 14+ · 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.

SISTER MARY LIAR

theatre · mcgowan · Ages 14+ · United States
When Carla volunteered at a convent, the sisters assumed she wanted to become a nun. She did not correct them. In fact, she lied. "Sister Mary Liar" is a solo-play about a woman trying to overcome a mountain of misunderstandings between herself and God. Written and performed by Carla Snowden.
When Carla volunteered at a convent, the sisters assumed she wanted to become a nun. She did not correct them. In fact, she lied. "Sister Mary Liar" is a solo-play about a woman trying to overcome a mountain of misunderstandings between herself and God. Written and performed by Carla Snowden.

MESS

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

MARTINI AND OLIVE: TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVE HANDLES

cabaret & variety · buzzworks theater company · Ages 10+ · United States
Martini & Olive are a tragically unhip 70s comedy lounge duo that perform a hilariously cheesy 60 minute variety show. “You’ll howl with delight as this happy faced duo launches into absurd medleys... a delightfully god-awful lounge act riotously over the top.” - LA Weekly
Martini & Olive are a tragically unhip 70s comedy lounge duo that perform a hilariously cheesy 60 minute variety show. “You’ll howl with delight as this happy faced duo launches into absurd medleys... a delightfully god-awful lounge act riotously over the top.” - LA Weekly

FACT & FICTION

theatre · sixth avenue · Ages 18+ · United States
William recollects his year in Brazil as a high school exchange student – the worst exchange student ever. Adam confesses to being stalked by a vengeful film student. Both dudes bring to life hilariously unreliable stories that will, quite truthfully, blow your mind.
William recollects his year in Brazil as a high school exchange student – the worst exchange student ever. Adam confesses to being stalked by a vengeful film student. Both dudes bring to life hilariously unreliable stories that will, quite truthfully, blow your mind.

FULL FRONTAL MUSIC

cabaret & variety · full frontal music productions · Ages 17+ · United States
'IF ONLY I LIKED STRIPPERS,' 'The PeniFesto,' and the rollicking 'TRANNY IN A TREE.' With original songs and monologues such as these, Sex and the Modern Man is at a crisis point. What is to be done? Sing original, bluesy pop songs, and share a few warped stories from the trenches of Guyville.
'IF ONLY I LIKED STRIPPERS,' 'The PeniFesto,' and the rollicking 'TRANNY IN A TREE.' With original songs and monologues such as these, Sex and the Modern Man is at a crisis point. What is to be done? Sing original, bluesy pop songs, and share a few warped stories from the trenches of Guyville.

FIVE UNEASY PIECES

theatre · devoted, inc. · Ages 15+ · 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.

HOW TO SURVIVE A ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE

comedy · after dark entertainment · Ages 12+ · United Kingdom
Be prepared for the inevitable. Dr Dale and his team of experts will teach you how to battle the undead hoardes in this 'Brilliantly Bizarre' & 'Wonderfully Weird' Award winning, Sell Out Comedy Seminar direct from the UK. This show will save your life. Brain Destruction is Guaranteed.
Be prepared for the inevitable. Dr Dale and his team of experts will teach you how to battle the undead hoardes in this 'Brilliantly Bizarre' & 'Wonderfully Weird' Award winning, Sell Out Comedy Seminar direct from the UK. This show will save your life. Brain Destruction is Guaranteed.

FRINGE JAM 2011: HOSTED BY BRONTOSAURUS AND COWFIELD

events & workshops · brontosaurus and cowfield · Ages 18+ · United States
Join us for an evening of improv fun with lords of comedy Brontosaurus and Cowfield.
Join us for an evening of improv fun with lords of comedy Brontosaurus and Cowfield.

LOVE CHILD

film · drexel box & flying elbow films · Ages 17+ · United States
Love Child is a perfect blend of horror & comedy, cute & disgusting, originality & homage. If you like babies, laughter, and dry heaving this is the flick for you. Starring Hanie Lynch, Bo Roberts and Ward Roberts, who also did the writing, directing & editing stuff.
Love Child is a perfect blend of horror & comedy, cute & disgusting, originality & homage. If you like babies, laughter, and dry heaving this is the flick for you. Starring Hanie Lynch, Bo Roberts and Ward Roberts, who also did the writing, directing & editing stuff.

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.