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SECRET IDENTITY CRISIS

paul yen · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A super one-man show about an actor’s struggle with identity. Paul Yen explores the different masks Asian Americans wear through the eyes of Batman, Superman, and Spiderman. Yen reimagines their origin stories weaving a historically humorous tale of the Asian American experience.
A super one-man show about an actor’s struggle with identity. Paul Yen explores the different masks Asian Americans wear through the eyes of Batman, Superman, and Spiderman. Yen reimagines their origin stories weaving a historically humorous tale of the Asian American experience.

HOT DATES

shiragirl · Ages 21+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
HOT DATES details memorable moments in the life of a Bisexual Jewish American Ivy League Punk Rock Pothead Princess. Interspersed with dating scenes, Shira takes us on a journey of her life- from girlhood milestones to attempted womanhood. The show features song, dance, storytelling, & mischief.
HOT DATES details memorable moments in the life of a Bisexual Jewish American Ivy League Punk Rock Pothead Princess. Interspersed with dating scenes, Shira takes us on a journey of her life- from girlhood milestones to attempted womanhood. The show features song, dance, storytelling, & mischief.

MEXISTANI! GROWING UP MEXICAN & PAKISTANI IN AMERICA

sofie khan · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
*WINNER, ENCORE PRODUCERS AWARD & HOLLYWOOD FRINGE SCHOLARSHIP* Sofie Khan journeys through storybits about her Mexican-Pakistani identity triumphs. And how does Hip Hop and the LGBT+ community play a role up in this mix? Expect things to get thought-provoking, emotional and hysterical!
*WINNER, ENCORE PRODUCERS AWARD & HOLLYWOOD FRINGE SCHOLARSHIP* Sofie Khan journeys through storybits about her Mexican-Pakistani identity triumphs. And how does Hip Hop and the LGBT+ community play a role up in this mix? Expect things to get thought-provoking, emotional and hysterical!

AN EVENING WITH JOHN WILKES BOOTH

loyd j. schwartz · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
History tells us that John Wilkes Booth was the evilest of men. He may well have been a villain, but he was also human, and his story demands to be told.
History tells us that John Wilkes Booth was the evilest of men. He may well have been a villain, but he was also human, and his story demands to be told.

ORLANDO BISHOP: UNSTUCK AS F*CK

orlando bishop · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Orlando could've stayed stuck in Flatbush... but he made it to Yale. He could've stayed stuck in Richfield, Utah... but he chased his dream to LA. He could've stayed stuck at his personal bottom... but he didn't. Now, he's helping others get their lives together... on track... unstuck. 
Orlando could've stayed stuck in Flatbush... but he made it to Yale. He could've stayed stuck in Richfield, Utah... but he chased his dream to LA. He could've stayed stuck at his personal bottom... but he didn't. Now, he's helping others get their lives together... on track... unstuck. 

ELECTRICITY

tmd productions · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · United States of America
ELECTRICITY is a funny yet touching story about a gay sex addict who hooks up with a closeted virgin after their 10th H.S. reunion in 1983. They form a connection that draws them back to the same motel every 10 years until 2013 as their lives transform & reflect the changes in society around them.
ELECTRICITY is a funny yet touching story about a gay sex addict who hooks up with a closeted virgin after their 10th H.S. reunion in 1983. They form a connection that draws them back to the same motel every 10 years until 2013 as their lives transform & reflect the changes in society around them.

DEAD BOYS

msm · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
At the end of the world, the only gay kid in school and one of the guys who used to beat him up find themselves trapped in their old high school. Provocative, hilarious, and heartbreaking, DEAD BOYS is about two modern American young men who have to face fate, race, sexuality - and each other.
At the end of the world, the only gay kid in school and one of the guys who used to beat him up find themselves trapped in their old high school. Provocative, hilarious, and heartbreaking, DEAD BOYS is about two modern American young men who have to face fate, race, sexuality - and each other.

CLAIM JUMPER

straight on true productions · Ages 17+ · one person show · United States of America
A Ted talk re-imagined with a central narrator and a cast of characters.
A Ted talk re-imagined with a central narrator and a cast of characters.

L.A. HOMEBODY / THE ANXIETY CURE

shauna mcgarry and lizzie prestel · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
2 solo shows in 1 hour. L.A. HOMEBODY: The true story of a woman in her house. Written and performed by Shauna McGarry. Runtime: 30 minutes. THE ANXIETY CURE: The true story of a woman on the campaign trail. Written and performed by Lizzie Prestel. Runtime: 30 minutes.
2 solo shows in 1 hour. L.A. HOMEBODY: The true story of a woman in her house. Written and performed by Shauna McGarry. Runtime: 30 minutes. THE ANXIETY CURE: The true story of a woman on the campaign trail. Written and performed by Lizzie Prestel. Runtime: 30 minutes.

EMERGENCY OPERATION

cockeyed optimist productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
This is a love story about a break-up. When Adam discovers his girlfriend Kelsey has cheated, he decides to fix his broken heart with surgery and must face the consequences. Driven by an all female production team, Emergency Operation tackles heartbreak with humor, wit, and love.
This is a love story about a break-up. When Adam discovers his girlfriend Kelsey has cheated, he decides to fix his broken heart with surgery and must face the consequences. Driven by an all female production team, Emergency Operation tackles heartbreak with humor, wit, and love.

THANKSGIVING

samovar subway ensemble · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 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. 



INCANTESIMO

the magic and music company · Ages 8+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A journey through history and myth exploring the powerful connection between magic and music. Written by award-winning filmmaker and magic inventor, Chris Philpott and starring actor, musician and magician Riccardo Berdini (Italian Musical Theater Performer of the Year, Penn and Teller Fool Us).
A journey through history and myth exploring the powerful connection between magic and music. Written by award-winning filmmaker and magic inventor, Chris Philpott and starring actor, musician and magician Riccardo Berdini (Italian Musical Theater Performer of the Year, Penn and Teller Fool Us).

TWO MOTHERFUCKERS ON A LEDGE

wisdom tooth productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Allyn has nothing to lose; Mattie stands to lose everything… if she can't talk him down. A patient with a hero complex jumps onto the ledge of his therapist's 5th floor office window, forcing them both to answer some hard questions about who they’ve chosen to become, and what it means to be a hero.
Allyn has nothing to lose; Mattie stands to lose everything… if she can't talk him down. A patient with a hero complex jumps onto the ledge of his therapist's 5th floor office window, forcing them both to answer some hard questions about who they’ve chosen to become, and what it means to be a hero.

HEY HOLLYWOOD, MY HUSTLE HAS ADHD

rasika mathur · Ages 17+ · family friendly · one person show · United States of America
South-Asian writer/performer Rasika Mathur brings the "model minority" stereotype to its knees, demonstrating how undetected lifelong mental issues wreak havoc on an otherwise talented, intelligent girl hustling in Hollywood. But it's a comedy!
South-Asian writer/performer Rasika Mathur brings the "model minority" stereotype to its knees, demonstrating how undetected lifelong mental issues wreak havoc on an otherwise talented, intelligent girl hustling in Hollywood. But it's a comedy!

BONO AND THE EDGE WAITING FOR GODOMINO'S

independent · world premiere · United States of America
Bono orders a pizza deivery to get back in touch with the Common Man in this “Waiting for Godot” parody that skewers celebrity culture, blind faith, and pretentious theater.
Bono orders a pizza deivery to get back in touch with the Common Man in this “Waiting for Godot” parody that skewers celebrity culture, blind faith, and pretentious theater.