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THE MAYOR'S DEBATE OF TRANQUILITY, NEBRASKA

comedy · rah productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 55 mins · United States of America
"A comedy as dark as this town's secrets..." The forced civility at a small town Mayor's debate shows cracks as the shallow and petty candidates dig deep on property taxes, parking meters and cupcake flavors, cracks that begin to reveal a secret horror that has paralyzed the town.
"A comedy as dark as this town's secrets..." The forced civility at a small town Mayor's debate shows cracks as the shallow and petty candidates dig deep on property taxes, parking meters and cupcake flavors, cracks that begin to reveal a secret horror that has paralyzed the town.

TOBINCON

comedy · independent · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · 45 mins · United States of America
The modern Internet Conman has met his match: Tobin Mitnick. And Tobin knows that the only way to defeat him...is to become him. No, this is not "Face/Off", guys. That's at the Los Feliz 3, goddamnit.
The modern Internet Conman has met his match: Tobin Mitnick. And Tobin knows that the only way to defeat him...is to become him. No, this is not "Face/Off", guys. That's at the Los Feliz 3, goddamnit.

SYLUS 2020

comedy · rothchild industies · Ages 16+ · one person show · 30 mins · United States of America
In this comedic farce dimwit local business owner Sylus Rothchild is running for president. Yes he is unqualified, not very bright and involved in criminal enterprises but what candidate isn't. Will he succeed? You decide!
In this comedic farce dimwit local business owner Sylus Rothchild is running for president. Yes he is unqualified, not very bright and involved in criminal enterprises but what candidate isn't. Will he succeed? You decide!

SELFIE: MAKING IT ABOUT ME / A MINNIE RIPERTON CABARET REVUE

cabaret & variety · ak media · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
SELFIE is first a cabaret revue of eclectic '70s chanteuse, Minnie Riperton's music ("Lovin' You") that spans the genres of soul, funk, folk, and rock. Second, it's a celebration of the ego of singer/songwriter Aisha Kasmir, and her fight to play any part and be seen in a white-washed world.
SELFIE is first a cabaret revue of eclectic '70s chanteuse, Minnie Riperton's music ("Lovin' You") that spans the genres of soul, funk, folk, and rock. Second, it's a celebration of the ego of singer/songwriter Aisha Kasmir, and her fight to play any part and be seen in a white-washed world.

COMEDY HOE

solo performance · independent · Ages 18+ · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Comedy Hoe is a one woman show written and performed by comedian Jil Chrissie featuring comic Angelica Mackey. This bold performance weaves fictional storytelling with standup comedy and comedic spoken word to address the adversity and hyper-sexualization that women face in America daily.
Comedy Hoe is a one woman show written and performed by comedian Jil Chrissie featuring comic Angelica Mackey. This bold performance weaves fictional storytelling with standup comedy and comedic spoken word to address the adversity and hyper-sexualization that women face in America daily.

JAMAR MALACHI NEIGHBORS COMPTON CA 1986

comedy · independent · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Stand Up Comedian Jamar Malachi Neighbors performs his raw, unfiltered, yet colorfully physically animated stand up routine.
Stand Up Comedian Jamar Malachi Neighbors performs his raw, unfiltered, yet colorfully physically animated stand up routine.

THE HUMAN[OID] EXPERIENCE

ensemble theatre · the naked plumber · Ages 17+ · includes nudity · world premiere · 45 mins · United States of America
To begin her first novel, a cynical writer must resist the temptation to fill the void left by the nonsensical death of her admired brother. However, her only writing apparatus is her indentured humanoid—a Personal Robot stocked with Netflix, porn, and existential angst.
To begin her first novel, a cynical writer must resist the temptation to fill the void left by the nonsensical death of her admired brother. However, her only writing apparatus is her indentured humanoid—a Personal Robot stocked with Netflix, porn, and existential angst.

SUNBATHE IN DARKNESS

comedy · skyejack productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 80 mins · United States of America
In the distant past of 2007, Casey writes fanfiction for the hit Alfie Wunderkid series of books. She writes really, really, really bad fanfiction. On purpose. As the fanfiction comes to life, what started out as a joke slowly morphs into a way for her to cope with the reality of being a teenager.
In the distant past of 2007, Casey writes fanfiction for the hit Alfie Wunderkid series of books. She writes really, really, really bad fanfiction. On purpose. As the fanfiction comes to life, what started out as a joke slowly morphs into a way for her to cope with the reality of being a teenager.

BOXING YOUR DEMONS

immersive theatre · crooked grin productions · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · 70 mins · United States of America
A groundbreaking holistic health & fitness program to cure the nation's sense of cognitive dissonance in one hour! Cute fitness attire and chakra crystals recommended #innerbeauty #gratitude #hypocrisysweat. Some mobility required, participant interaction encouraged but not necessary.
A groundbreaking holistic health & fitness program to cure the nation's sense of cognitive dissonance in one hour! Cute fitness attire and chakra crystals recommended #innerbeauty #gratitude #hypocrisysweat. Some mobility required, participant interaction encouraged but not necessary.

MIL GRUS

dance & physical theatre · mil grus · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
LA’s premier bouffon troupe is a motley crew of miscreants who have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. This timeless satire features improvised feats of physical and existential comedy that defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain...
LA’s premier bouffon troupe is a motley crew of miscreants who have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. This timeless satire features improvised feats of physical and existential comedy that defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain...

THE MASHER

ensemble theatre · loud karma productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
The Masher is a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory. Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.
The Masher is a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory. Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.

ED GOODMAN'S OL' TIMEY BRAINWASH

comedy · the eds goodman · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 55 mins · United States of America
It'll be a regular snake oil hootinany side show when Ed opens up his Trunk O' Stuff of jokes, stories, monologues, maybe even a tune or two. Oh, also a brutal deconstruction of the authoritarian patriarchal diseases that've been systematically and methodically poisoning humanity for 4,000 years...
It'll be a regular snake oil hootinany side show when Ed opens up his Trunk O' Stuff of jokes, stories, monologues, maybe even a tune or two. Oh, also a brutal deconstruction of the authoritarian patriarchal diseases that've been systematically and methodically poisoning humanity for 4,000 years...

THE LIVING ROOM

comedy · dhali dati · Ages 13+ · 55 mins · United States of America
In a comedy of grief, these Accountants of Death work tirelessly to record the death toll. The occupational hazards wear on these two clowns as they learn the meaning of life and death. An absurd and physical jaunt brimming with existential phone calls, impaired dancing and the love of a goldfish.
In a comedy of grief, these Accountants of Death work tirelessly to record the death toll. The occupational hazards wear on these two clowns as they learn the meaning of life and death. An absurd and physical jaunt brimming with existential phone calls, impaired dancing and the love of a goldfish.

DOGS: THE MUSICAL

musicals and operas · the wittle puppies · Ages 12+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
A musical comedic ode to our favorite pets, and a loving parody of musicals, DOGS is about a pack of stray pit bulls that get separated and adopted. Although they fight their new domestic lives, they learn to stop worrying and love humans.
A musical comedic ode to our favorite pets, and a loving parody of musicals, DOGS is about a pack of stray pit bulls that get separated and adopted. Although they fight their new domestic lives, they learn to stop worrying and love humans.

SIREN CALL

ensemble theatre · cerise films · Ages 12+ · includes nudity · world premiere · 30 mins · United States of America
"The siren call is driving me to my end, like a ship to wreck on rocks". Two frustrated actors accidentally kidnap their favorite movie star... or is it really her? What is identity in a world where myths are stronger than we dare think?
"The siren call is driving me to my end, like a ship to wreck on rocks". Two frustrated actors accidentally kidnap their favorite movie star... or is it really her? What is identity in a world where myths are stronger than we dare think?

Don't miss "THIS WAY YONDER"

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Batter Up!

PICK OF THE FRINGE! "Batter Up" is for anyone who's ever been addicted to a hobby; in Brett's case, baseball. Come share in his obsession and watch him perform feats of memory that'll shock and delight. Catch him before he's going, going, gone!

SACRED FOOLS brings 3 new shows to HFF19

A devised adaptation of a Greek classic about corruption, weakness & power; a hilarious tale of a highly-trained marksman/history teacher; and a heartwarming comedy about an overbearing stage mother and her hapless son attempting to stage a comeback