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LYME DISEASE: THE MUSICAL

Musicals & Operas · ellen thompson · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 90 mins · United States of America
In the world premiere of this musical dark comedy, an optimistic young woman is stricken by a mysterious illness and must navigate unsympathetic doctors, disbelieving friends, and her own depression as she fights to recover both her health and sense of hope.
In the world premiere of this musical dark comedy, an optimistic young woman is stricken by a mysterious illness and must navigate unsympathetic doctors, disbelieving friends, and her own depression as she fights to recover both her health and sense of hope.

ANNIE SPRINKLE PROJECT

Solo Show · n/a · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
A one-woman docu-theater project exploring, reflecting, and paralleling Annie’s 1990’s hit show: Post Porn Modernist. Sophia LaPaglia performs a series of word for word interviews with those were there, exploring: sexuality, radical love, and the healing impact of theater in the time of a pandemic.
A one-woman docu-theater project exploring, reflecting, and paralleling Annie’s 1990’s hit show: Post Porn Modernist. Sophia LaPaglia performs a series of word for word interviews with those were there, exploring: sexuality, radical love, and the healing impact of theater in the time of a pandemic.

DISMISSED

Two Person Show · endeavor theatre ensemble · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 30 mins · United States of America
Two racially-similar strangers explore their differences, sparking a deeper conversation about what it means to serve an underserved and frequently neglected community in this world premiere one-act written and directed by Carol M. Becker; starring Victoria Thompson and William Warren.
Two racially-similar strangers explore their differences, sparking a deeper conversation about what it means to serve an underserved and frequently neglected community in this world premiere one-act written and directed by Carol M. Becker; starring Victoria Thompson and William Warren.

MOTHER NATURE

Solo Show · grayson morris · Ages 15+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · 50 mins · United States of America
Why are you here? Mother Nature will take you on a journey to the ends of the earth and the depths of your very soul to find the answer. This funny, creepy, and dare I say sweet(?) solo show brings together the artforms of bouffon, puppetry, and immersive theater into a roiling existential marvel.
Why are you here? Mother Nature will take you on a journey to the ends of the earth and the depths of your very soul to find the answer. This funny, creepy, and dare I say sweet(?) solo show brings together the artforms of bouffon, puppetry, and immersive theater into a roiling existential marvel.

THE TOUGHEST MAN IN CHICAGO

Solo Show · dean winkleson presents · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · 85 mins · United States of America
Cantankerous Chicago columnist Mike Royko just may be the toughest man in Chicago as he takes on corporate greed, mobsters, celebrities, racism, and the Mayor of Chicago, in this multi-media solo show tour de force by Hollywood Fringe veteran Mitchell Bisschop. Tickets: hff22.co/7567
Cantankerous Chicago columnist Mike Royko just may be the toughest man in Chicago as he takes on corporate greed, mobsters, celebrities, racism, and the Mayor of Chicago, in this multi-media solo show tour de force by Hollywood Fringe veteran Mitchell Bisschop. Tickets: hff22.co/7567

CASSANDRA

Musicals & Operas · electric lyre productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
The Trojan Princess, and cursed prophetess, is finally given the chance to tell her own story. Invited to the liminal space of kairos by The Three Fates, Cassandra reflects upon her prophecies, her choices and her relationships...all through the songs of present-day punk goddess Patti Smith.
The Trojan Princess, and cursed prophetess, is finally given the chance to tell her own story. Invited to the liminal space of kairos by The Three Fates, Cassandra reflects upon her prophecies, her choices and her relationships...all through the songs of present-day punk goddess Patti Smith.

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WALK-IN CLOSET

Solo Show · kristy beauvais · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · 75 mins · United States of America
Welcome to Kristy's walk-in closet, where barbiturates can talk and wiffle ball bats can walk. Fame comes easily for Kristy in that walk-in closet. But this isn't a coming out of the closet story... more of a going in.
Welcome to Kristy's walk-in closet, where barbiturates can talk and wiffle ball bats can walk. Fame comes easily for Kristy in that walk-in closet. But this isn't a coming out of the closet story... more of a going in.

I'M WITH STUPID

Comedy · fringe management llc · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · Spain
The world premiere of director, screenwriter, author and stand-up comedian J.D. Shapiro’s uniquely comedic account of his unconventional journey from scrappy New Jersey childhood to collaborations with Hollywood icons Mel Brooks, John Travolta, Stan Lee, and many others. www.jdshapiro.com
The world premiere of director, screenwriter, author and stand-up comedian J.D. Shapiro’s uniquely comedic account of his unconventional journey from scrappy New Jersey childhood to collaborations with Hollywood icons Mel Brooks, John Travolta, Stan Lee, and many others. www.jdshapiro.com

US AND YOU

Comedy · eric isenhower, jeff goins, kristen phaneuf, zach phaneuf, jesse fiene · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 75 mins · United States of America
Julia and her husband Brian have taken in her older brother Sam, but when a year of getting back on his feet turns into three, they have to find a way to help him move on.
Julia and her husband Brian have taken in her older brother Sam, but when a year of getting back on his feet turns into three, they have to find a way to help him move on.

STEPS OF GLORY

Solo Show · anja racic (the earthlings ensemble) · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · 30 mins · Serbia
What drives the man of words to the edge of silence? A 19th-century historical drama, inspired by the life of a revolutionary Romantic poet, Lord Byron. This piece is an ultimate exploration of the relationship between a parent and a child.
What drives the man of words to the edge of silence? A 19th-century historical drama, inspired by the life of a revolutionary Romantic poet, Lord Byron. This piece is an ultimate exploration of the relationship between a parent and a child.

4 SEASONS TOTAL SH!TSHOW

Comedy · hiro korsgaard · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 50 mins · United States of America
Based on alternative facts, "4 Seasons Total Sh!tshow" follows the antics of the campaign staffers charged with changing reality to fit @RealDonaldTrump's declaration: "Lawyers Press Conference at Four Seasons, Philadelphia. 11:00 A.M."
Based on alternative facts, "4 Seasons Total Sh!tshow" follows the antics of the campaign staffers charged with changing reality to fit @RealDonaldTrump's declaration: "Lawyers Press Conference at Four Seasons, Philadelphia. 11:00 A.M."

TEACHING A ROBOT TO LOVE (THE MUSICAL)

Musicals & Operas · laser webbber & e. aaron wilson · Ages 8+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · 2hrs · United States of America
TEACHING A ROBOT TO LOVE is a heartwarming, queer, retelling of Frankenstein (kind of). This sci-fi musical follows a group of hopeful interns in the tech city of Nanotropolis, looking for their big break and finding friendship, hedgehogs, mad science, and important lessons about change.
TEACHING A ROBOT TO LOVE is a heartwarming, queer, retelling of Frankenstein (kind of). This sci-fi musical follows a group of hopeful interns in the tech city of Nanotropolis, looking for their big break and finding friendship, hedgehogs, mad science, and important lessons about change.

HOW THE GAME GOT YOU

Drama · collin lapinsky · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
A play about the gym! Ensemble dramedy depicting 5 personal trainers during a transformation of their workplace. • To them, I am you. I am you to someone else. • Mirrors twist motivation into obsession. • You build and build until you break. Then what? • How did the game get you? • @gamegotyou
A play about the gym! Ensemble dramedy depicting 5 personal trainers during a transformation of their workplace. • To them, I am you. I am you to someone else. • Mirrors twist motivation into obsession. • You build and build until you break. Then what? • How did the game get you? • @gamegotyou

PAPER CUTS

Comedy · troy matthew peterson productions · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
This sketch comedy show is a wacky tribute to the historical figures and fictional characters of yesteryear, the frazzled adults of today, and the literary works that set them all up to fail. Join us for a night of library lunacy that will be one for the books as we try to heal our PAPER CUTS!
This sketch comedy show is a wacky tribute to the historical figures and fictional characters of yesteryear, the frazzled adults of today, and the literary works that set them all up to fail. Join us for a night of library lunacy that will be one for the books as we try to heal our PAPER CUTS!

CHRISKIRKPATRICKMAS: A BOY BAND CHRISTMAS MUSICAL

Musicals & Operas · pacey's creek · Ages 12+ · world premiere · 70 mins · United States of America
It’s Christmas Eve 2009 and Chris Kirkpatrick from NSYNC has a decision to make. An original musical parody of A Christmas Carol & It's A Wonderful Life by Valen Shore & Alison Zatta. Music direction by Taylor Williams (Moulin Rouge!, Hamilton). Sound design by Josh Millican (Six, The Band's Visit).
It’s Christmas Eve 2009 and Chris Kirkpatrick from NSYNC has a decision to make. An original musical parody of A Christmas Carol & It's A Wonderful Life by Valen Shore & Alison Zatta. Music direction by Taylor Williams (Moulin Rouge!, Hamilton). Sound design by Josh Millican (Six, The Band's Visit).