HISTORY OF THE BIZ: PART 1-ACTS

comedy · vicious circle · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
A collection of one act plays that satirize the history of entertainment from Shakespeare's experiments with language to David Mamet's searing, triumphant final piece of modern noir.
A collection of one act plays that satirize the history of entertainment from Shakespeare's experiments with language to David Mamet's searing, triumphant final piece of modern noir.

SUPER GAY ASIAN

comedy · (kev was here) · Ages 14+ · United States
Broadway’s own Kevin Yee and J.Elaine Marcos take on the fringe with their unique style of comedy-music-sketch-standup that is sure to make you giggle.
Broadway’s own Kevin Yee and J.Elaine Marcos take on the fringe with their unique style of comedy-music-sketch-standup that is sure to make you giggle.

30 IS THE NEW 13

comedy · rookie productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
When a musician who lives with his grandma can’t launch his career and refuses to “grow up”, he does what anyone trying to prove his manhood would do…. He throws himself a bar mitzvah. Though his goal is just to get cash and find an agent, the process becomes surprisingly meaningful.
When a musician who lives with his grandma can’t launch his career and refuses to “grow up”, he does what anyone trying to prove his manhood would do…. He throws himself a bar mitzvah. Though his goal is just to get cash and find an agent, the process becomes surprisingly meaningful.

DEATH BY POWERPOINT

comedy · zappictures · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
LA WEEKLY: "RECOMMENDED-1 OF TOP 7 SHOWS at the Hollywood Fringe!" TED Talks-style "Influencers" will attempt to destroy your precious Cherished Beliefs by making life-changing presentations as they compete for Money, Glory & PowerPoint immortality. Fun times! (Dark Comedy, 55 min)
LA WEEKLY: "RECOMMENDED-1 OF TOP 7 SHOWS at the Hollywood Fringe!" TED Talks-style "Influencers" will attempt to destroy your precious Cherished Beliefs by making life-changing presentations as they compete for Money, Glory & PowerPoint immortality. Fun times! (Dark Comedy, 55 min)

GWYNETH & BEYONCÉ: A TALE OF 2 VIRGINS // HOT BUTT

comedy · christina jeffs & laura keller // lindsey fisher & patrick babbitt · Ages 21+ · United States
In Gwyneth & Beyoncé: A Tale of 2 Virgins, a story breaks alleging that Gwyneth and Beyoncé are adult virgins, and the BFFs are forced to defend their honor and their hymens. Hot Butt is a sketch show that combines the fun laughs of The Notebook and the hard hitting realism of Cars 2.
In Gwyneth & Beyoncé: A Tale of 2 Virgins, a story breaks alleging that Gwyneth and Beyoncé are adult virgins, and the BFFs are forced to defend their honor and their hymens. Hot Butt is a sketch show that combines the fun laughs of The Notebook and the hard hitting realism of Cars 2.

N8 ZWANG

comedy · green door productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
From the twisted minds of award winning playwright Nate Rufus Edelman and new playwright Ron Zwang, comes an hour of short plays. Soul mates on a desolate road. A first date. A vegan lost in the desert. Two dudes in a bar (x2). Warning: There may be puppets...
From the twisted minds of award winning playwright Nate Rufus Edelman and new playwright Ron Zwang, comes an hour of short plays. Soul mates on a desolate road. A first date. A vegan lost in the desert. Two dudes in a bar (x2). Warning: There may be puppets...

BONNIE'S FUTURE SISTERS

comedy · petrone productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
Self help author, Bonnie Hill's, meticulously planned engagement party backfires when one of her guests goes missing. Starring Sascha Alexander, Kristen Rozanski, Sarah Greyson, Emily Jordan. Written and directed by Meghan Gambling. Produced by Jeanne Petrone Arzubiaga. www.bonniesfuturesisters.com
Self help author, Bonnie Hill's, meticulously planned engagement party backfires when one of her guests goes missing. Starring Sascha Alexander, Kristen Rozanski, Sarah Greyson, Emily Jordan. Written and directed by Meghan Gambling. Produced by Jeanne Petrone Arzubiaga. www.bonniesfuturesisters.com

HAROLD & STELLA: LOVE LETTERS

comedy · stella! productions · Ages 13+ · United States
During WWII Stella Adler & Harold Clurman attempt to maintain a long-distance relationship through steady correspondence. Performed radio-play style, their letters paint a comical portrait of two theatrical luminaries living through creative, financial and romantic uncertainty
During WWII Stella Adler & Harold Clurman attempt to maintain a long-distance relationship through steady correspondence. Performed radio-play style, their letters paint a comical portrait of two theatrical luminaries living through creative, financial and romantic uncertainty

THE PERFECT LOVER (L'AMANTE PERFETTO)

comedy · fabulous dreams production · family friendly · Italy
He's her husband...She's his wife...the other girl is the lover, but whose lover?
He's her husband...She's his wife...the other girl is the lover, but whose lover?

WAITLESS

comedy · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
ENCORE PRODUCERS PICK! Life's a run on a treadmill. Shelley and Trent take the plunge and move to London for work, where they are challenged to find the right pace to discover if their love can go the distance.
ENCORE PRODUCERS PICK! Life's a run on a treadmill. Shelley and Trent take the plunge and move to London for work, where they are challenged to find the right pace to discover if their love can go the distance.

DISASSEMBLY

comedy · theatre of note · Ages 16+ · United States
A dark and violently funny comedy about extreme commitment and severe codependence. "Everyone lies, and you better get used to it!" “The Bottom Line: rare sight of a contemporary farce that actually takes flight.” - Myron Meisel, The Hollywood Reporter
A dark and violently funny comedy about extreme commitment and severe codependence. "Everyone lies, and you better get used to it!" “The Bottom Line: rare sight of a contemporary farce that actually takes flight.” - Myron Meisel, The Hollywood Reporter

SCAR FACE: THE MUSICAL (AN UNAUTHORIZED WORKSHOP BY THE RSC)

comedy · orbital jigsaw productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
SCAR FACE: THE MUSICAL is a ridiculous idea. The fact it's being staged by Britain's Royal Shakespeare Corporation is even more insane. So thinks lauded theatre director Felicity Bigelow, given the task of turning "shit into gold".
SCAR FACE: THE MUSICAL is a ridiculous idea. The fact it's being staged by Britain's Royal Shakespeare Corporation is even more insane. So thinks lauded theatre director Felicity Bigelow, given the task of turning "shit into gold".

THERE IS A HAPPINESS THAT MORNING IS

comedy · action! theatre company · Ages 15+ · includes nudity · United States
Two Poetry Lectures... Two Lovers... One Public Sex Act... Action! Theatre Company presents the West Coast premiere of Mickle Maher's comedy, directed by Tiger Reel and featuring Christina Keefe, Jack Young & Ted Heyck.
Two Poetry Lectures... Two Lovers... One Public Sex Act... Action! Theatre Company presents the West Coast premiere of Mickle Maher's comedy, directed by Tiger Reel and featuring Christina Keefe, Jack Young & Ted Heyck.

THE LAST TEMPTATION OF PAULA DEEN

comedy · fell swoop playwrights · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
Hey y’all, it’s Fell Swoop here! Ten cooks from our kitchen have collaborated on this satiric romp through the life of America’s favorite restaurateur, entrepreneur, and good ol' southern gal. Come set a spell and learn a few tips on keeping your family close and your fan base closer.
Hey y’all, it’s Fell Swoop here! Ten cooks from our kitchen have collaborated on this satiric romp through the life of America’s favorite restaurateur, entrepreneur, and good ol' southern gal. Come set a spell and learn a few tips on keeping your family close and your fan base closer.

TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL...

comedy · mine is yours · Ages 0+ · family friendly · United States
6-actor, 1-musician, 90-minute Twelfth Night; Shakespeare's most complexly hilarious comedy - complete with gender-swapping, breakneck quick-changes, and live, original music! Not your grandma's Shakespeare.
6-actor, 1-musician, 90-minute Twelfth Night; Shakespeare's most complexly hilarious comedy - complete with gender-swapping, breakneck quick-changes, and live, original music! Not your grandma's Shakespeare.