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THE UME GROUP'S "FACET"

the ume group · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
The Ume Group, hailed by New York critics for its “commanding, physically impressive performances” (The Village Voice) makes its West Coast debut. Using Japanese butoh, yoga, & gymnastics, two dancers present a raw and profound view of what it means to be “fallen” “risen” and “one” with everything.
The Ume Group, hailed by New York critics for its “commanding, physically impressive performances” (The Village Voice) makes its West Coast debut. Using Japanese butoh, yoga, & gymnastics, two dancers present a raw and profound view of what it means to be “fallen” “risen” and “one” with everything.

BOBBYWOOD: WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BOBBY THE BELLBOY?

bill ratner · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
✪✪ "BEST OF HOLLYWOOD FRINGE 2013 SHOW EXTENSION," 2013, LOFT SOLOFEST 2013 INVITEE ✪✪ I Love Lucy’s Bobby the Bellboy was Bill Ratner’s uncle. Join the search for Bobby starring Best of Fringe Extension Honoree and 8-time Moth StorySLAM winner, renowned voice actor Bill Ratner.
✪✪ "BEST OF HOLLYWOOD FRINGE 2013 SHOW EXTENSION," 2013, LOFT SOLOFEST 2013 INVITEE ✪✪ I Love Lucy’s Bobby the Bellboy was Bill Ratner’s uncle. Join the search for Bobby starring Best of Fringe Extension Honoree and 8-time Moth StorySLAM winner, renowned voice actor Bill Ratner.

(NO STATIC AT ALL)

tilted field productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
A man experiencing a crisis of faith becomes obsessed with an enigmatic rock band. Solo performer Alex Knox takes us on a highly personal journey of self-discovery with stops at untamed beaches on Kauai, sweaty recording studios in L.A., and a tiny town in Israel that hides an earthshaking relic.
A man experiencing a crisis of faith becomes obsessed with an enigmatic rock band. Solo performer Alex Knox takes us on a highly personal journey of self-discovery with stops at untamed beaches on Kauai, sweaty recording studios in L.A., and a tiny town in Israel that hides an earthshaking relic.

DADDY DIDN'T DIE, DID HE?

will matthews & casey christensen · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Thanks to his oddball mourners, Daddy's funeral is running way behind schedule and it's up to one overwhelmed undertaker to get it back on track in this farcical one-act written and performed by Will Matthews (Punk'd) & Casey Christensen (Chelsea Lately). Directed by Jeffrey Addiss (The Majestic).
Thanks to his oddball mourners, Daddy's funeral is running way behind schedule and it's up to one overwhelmed undertaker to get it back on track in this farcical one-act written and performed by Will Matthews (Punk'd) & Casey Christensen (Chelsea Lately). Directed by Jeffrey Addiss (The Majestic).

VIVALDI'S WINTER

the smiley face and the frown entertainment group · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
A woman sacrificing her happiness to marry the love of her life who is fighting against his sexuality to be one with God and be normal in the eyes of society. Lovers torn apart in a battle for survival where only one will win. 1 project, 2 actors, 3 stories, and 4 characters.
A woman sacrificing her happiness to marry the love of her life who is fighting against his sexuality to be one with God and be normal in the eyes of society. Lovers torn apart in a battle for survival where only one will win. 1 project, 2 actors, 3 stories, and 4 characters.

TAKE ME TO THE POORHOUSE

take me to the poorhouse · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · Nigeria
WINNER: BEST INTERNATIONAL, NOMINEE: DUENDE DISTINCTION A sparkling new comedy about a middle-class Nigerian 3rd grader who dreams of becoming poor to win the heart of her popular classmate. A fresh glimpse of African life about a girl eager to reject herself in to order to feel like she belongs.
WINNER: BEST INTERNATIONAL, NOMINEE: DUENDE DISTINCTION A sparkling new comedy about a middle-class Nigerian 3rd grader who dreams of becoming poor to win the heart of her popular classmate. A fresh glimpse of African life about a girl eager to reject herself in to order to feel like she belongs.

LIFE, AUDITED

a boodna project · Ages 18+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States
"The First time I hire an accountant, and..I'm...Audited!?" A True Story of one man's Hilarious battle to defend himself against the IRS using receipts, anxiety, loads of diet soda (and a hint of creativity). What would you risk to defeat the most powerful agency in the US?
"The First time I hire an accountant, and..I'm...Audited!?" A True Story of one man's Hilarious battle to defend himself against the IRS using receipts, anxiety, loads of diet soda (and a hint of creativity). What would you risk to defeat the most powerful agency in the US?

IAMAFEST 2013

iama theatre company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
IAMAFest is an festival of new one-acts and premieres, featuring both known, established talent and new, emerging voices. Featuring BELA LUGOSI IS DEAD by Jim Macdonald, SINGLE by Ivana Shein, WHAT A PILL by Chiara Atik, and MONTANA by Louise Munson.
IAMAFest is an festival of new one-acts and premieres, featuring both known, established talent and new, emerging voices. Featuring BELA LUGOSI IS DEAD by Jim Macdonald, SINGLE by Ivana Shein, WHAT A PILL by Chiara Atik, and MONTANA by Louise Munson.

CLEANER THAN BLOOD

thirty90ne · Ages 15+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
WORLD PREMIERE. When a young woman stumbles upon two squatters living in her uncle’s old wine cellar, it prompts an evening of introductions, cross-examinations, and a con that spins wildly out of control.
WORLD PREMIERE. When a young woman stumbles upon two squatters living in her uncle’s old wine cellar, it prompts an evening of introductions, cross-examinations, and a con that spins wildly out of control.

THE FIRE ROOM

fugitive kind · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
The Fire Room by Meghan Brown follows two ghosts who have finally found true love. Set in the place where love meets loss and fear meets dreaming, it is a dark, funny journey through loneliness, sex, death, and love. Fugitive Kind Theater makes their exuberant, vigorous Fringe debut.
The Fire Room by Meghan Brown follows two ghosts who have finally found true love. Set in the place where love meets loss and fear meets dreaming, it is a dark, funny journey through loneliness, sex, death, and love. Fugitive Kind Theater makes their exuberant, vigorous Fringe debut.

THE MISS JULIE DREAM PROJECT

fell swoop playwrights · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States
Nine members of Fell Swoop Playwrights collaborated to riff on two of Strindberg's most famous works, MISS JULIE and A DREAM PLAY. THE MISS JULIE DREAM PROJECT is the story of one dedicated performer determined to make sense of a wildly rebellious character in an ever-shifting dreamscape.
Nine members of Fell Swoop Playwrights collaborated to riff on two of Strindberg's most famous works, MISS JULIE and A DREAM PLAY. THE MISS JULIE DREAM PROJECT is the story of one dedicated performer determined to make sense of a wildly rebellious character in an ever-shifting dreamscape.

HOT CAT

theatre movement bazaar/theatre of note · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
HOT CAT is an original play created by Theatre Movement Bazaar. Directed by Tina Kronis with text by Richard Alger, and using the talents of Theatre of NOTE’s ensemble. TMB uses a synthesis of dance and theatre, a mixture of comedy & philosophy to create a sexy, succulent & virile dramatic work.
HOT CAT is an original play created by Theatre Movement Bazaar. Directed by Tina Kronis with text by Richard Alger, and using the talents of Theatre of NOTE’s ensemble. TMB uses a synthesis of dance and theatre, a mixture of comedy & philosophy to create a sexy, succulent & virile dramatic work.

THE TIME MACHINE MUSICAL

mofoco. · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
A rock musical version of H. G. Wells' The Time Machine. A brilliant yet troubled scientist invents a machine which takes him to a distant and violent future. Themes of class struggle, addiction, love, betrayal and redemption. All in one hour. Written by Steve Altman. Directed by Joshua Fardon.
A rock musical version of H. G. Wells' The Time Machine. A brilliant yet troubled scientist invents a machine which takes him to a distant and violent future. Themes of class struggle, addiction, love, betrayal and redemption. All in one hour. Written by Steve Altman. Directed by Joshua Fardon.

ALL BROWN ALL CHINGON

the nomads · Ages 15+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
ALL BROWN ALL CHINGON follows the stories of four Chicanos: a poet, prison inmate, Iraq war veteran and playwright...as they struggle with issues of manhood and identy while they attempt to figure out the world around them.
ALL BROWN ALL CHINGON follows the stories of four Chicanos: a poet, prison inmate, Iraq war veteran and playwright...as they struggle with issues of manhood and identy while they attempt to figure out the world around them.

SEVEN DREAMS OF FALLING

minotaur productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Icarus has been falling from the sky forever. Today, he’s thinking about trying something new.
Icarus has been falling from the sky forever. Today, he’s thinking about trying something new.