GIVING UP IS HARD TO DO

solo performance · erizoe productions and kal · Ages 17+ · one person show · United States of America
Annie Abbott (Transparent, Castle, Californication, 9 years on LA Law) wrote and performs Giving Up Is Hard To Do, an irreverent, funny take on the audacity and grit needed to be a working character actor and to survive the hurdles of online dating. Joel Zwick (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) directs.
Annie Abbott (Transparent, Castle, Californication, 9 years on LA Law) wrote and performs Giving Up Is Hard To Do, an irreverent, funny take on the audacity and grit needed to be a working character actor and to survive the hurdles of online dating. Joel Zwick (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) directs.

WHAT I LEARNED FROM PORN

solo performance · bukkwyd unbound un ltd · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
As the highest-paid non-sex performer in Adult Entertainment, Frank Bukkwyd brings his (not X-rated) behind-the-scenes tales of porn production experience to life! Expect intimations of naughtiness, but no actual demonstrations, mind you -- if you want that, you have the Internet, right?
As the highest-paid non-sex performer in Adult Entertainment, Frank Bukkwyd brings his (not X-rated) behind-the-scenes tales of porn production experience to life! Expect intimations of naughtiness, but no actual demonstrations, mind you -- if you want that, you have the Internet, right?

BUT I LOVE HIM

solo performance · asylum @6470 · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
In this daring dramedy, performer Michelle Jewsbury opens up about the harsh realities of her personal experience and shines a spotlight on an all too common issue that both men and women face: Domestic Violence.
In this daring dramedy, performer Michelle Jewsbury opens up about the harsh realities of her personal experience and shines a spotlight on an all too common issue that both men and women face: Domestic Violence.

PLEASE STAND CLEAR, THE DOORS ARE CLOSING

solo performance · lurking cat theatre · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
A tragicomic one-man show that invites you to experience life, death, and all the scary stuff in between through the eyes of 12 people on the Metro Expo Line train. Come for the laughs. Stay for the tears. Leave with an annoying song stuck in your head.
A tragicomic one-man show that invites you to experience life, death, and all the scary stuff in between through the eyes of 12 people on the Metro Expo Line train. Come for the laughs. Stay for the tears. Leave with an annoying song stuck in your head.

GANDHARI...IN SEARCH OF LIGHT

solo performance · abhinay school of performing arts · Ages 7+ · family friendly · one person show · Australia
In this thought provoking solo performance, Aishveryaa Nidhi promises to read unread chapters of a woman’s life who embraced darkness with open arms. It helps us search and find a woman hidden beneath glorious tales of heroes and wars. This is the story of Gandhari from her own perspective.
In this thought provoking solo performance, Aishveryaa Nidhi promises to read unread chapters of a woman’s life who embraced darkness with open arms. It helps us search and find a woman hidden beneath glorious tales of heroes and wars. This is the story of Gandhari from her own perspective.

THE GAY GUIDE TO TINSELTOWN

solo performance · goodfuntimes · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Hop aboard a tour of Hollywood's messy queer history. From Rock Hudson's hushed AIDS battle to the real heroes at the Stonewall riots to the sinister Reaganite 80s, The Gay Guide to Tinseltown explores how far the LGBTQ movement has actually come.
Hop aboard a tour of Hollywood's messy queer history. From Rock Hudson's hushed AIDS battle to the real heroes at the Stonewall riots to the sinister Reaganite 80s, The Gay Guide to Tinseltown explores how far the LGBTQ movement has actually come.

HERE THERE BE DRAGONS

solo performance · rogue elephant · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
One man's journey from fear to freedom with a Ukrainian dog and some shredded cheese.
One man's journey from fear to freedom with a Ukrainian dog and some shredded cheese.

PATTI'S AMERICA

solo performance · patti's america productions, llc · Ages 11+ · one person show · United States of America
PATTI’S AMERICA is a funny & touching one-woman show that looks into the life & loves of newly arrived Romanian immigrant Patti Zianescu on her journey to becoming a “real American woman!” Writer/performer: Joyce Hananel. Director: Gary Austin, Founder/Original Director of THE GROUNDLINGS.
PATTI’S AMERICA is a funny & touching one-woman show that looks into the life & loves of newly arrived Romanian immigrant Patti Zianescu on her journey to becoming a “real American woman!” Writer/performer: Joyce Hananel. Director: Gary Austin, Founder/Original Director of THE GROUNDLINGS.

A HORSE WITH A VIEW

solo performance · dessert theater inc. · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
After a series of heartbreaks, comedian and storyteller Christopher Piehler finds his own way of recovering from getting dumped: going on horseback riding trips around the world. From Ireland to Scotland to Hungary to Malibu to Australia, he falls off horses, into bogs, and back into love.
After a series of heartbreaks, comedian and storyteller Christopher Piehler finds his own way of recovering from getting dumped: going on horseback riding trips around the world. From Ireland to Scotland to Hungary to Malibu to Australia, he falls off horses, into bogs, and back into love.

I AM VERTICAL

solo performance · michaela myers · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.

FORCED ENTRY

solo performance · blue garage productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
It's 4a.m. She's sleeping alone. She's awoken by a monster on top of her and thinks she's going to die, until she discovers why he's really there.( one of four connecting pieces) Theatrical stories,music,video & movement.
It's 4a.m. She's sleeping alone. She's awoken by a monster on top of her and thinks she's going to die, until she discovers why he's really there.( one of four connecting pieces) Theatrical stories,music,video & movement.

JOHANNA SUPER HAPPY BEDTIME REVUE: A TRAUMEDY

solo performance · sunbright · Ages 0+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Johanna Super Happy Bedtime Revue is a “traumedy” that explores the trauma healing process through elements as diverse as slumber partying, spoken word, pretend fashion shows, dance and a whole lot more. Ticket price = Pay What You Can. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Johanna Super Happy Bedtime Revue is a “traumedy” that explores the trauma healing process through elements as diverse as slumber partying, spoken word, pretend fashion shows, dance and a whole lot more. Ticket price = Pay What You Can. No one turned away for lack of funds.

METAFAM: A SOLO SHOW BY DEANA BARONE

solo performance · the telltale company · Ages 16+ · family friendly · one person show · United States of America
Family: Ya can't get 'em outta your head...MetaFam, funny & poignant, is an experimental, part improv, interactive solo show in which storyteller & actor Deana Barone breaks conventions & the 4th wall when she inhabits eccentric & hilarious characters from her childhood & present life.
Family: Ya can't get 'em outta your head...MetaFam, funny & poignant, is an experimental, part improv, interactive solo show in which storyteller & actor Deana Barone breaks conventions & the 4th wall when she inhabits eccentric & hilarious characters from her childhood & present life.

AMERICAN MAN DREAM

solo performance · whatthehelldidshesay · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · Mexico
Dark comic exploration of sexuality (and lack thereof) through the lens of a confused girl growing up in religiously conservative Mexico, where her chief romantic outlet is a giant stuffed teddy bear. Vanessa Lua hilariously illustrates that virginity can, in fact, survive marriage.
Dark comic exploration of sexuality (and lack thereof) through the lens of a confused girl growing up in religiously conservative Mexico, where her chief romantic outlet is a giant stuffed teddy bear. Vanessa Lua hilariously illustrates that virginity can, in fact, survive marriage.

MMHMM: A KILLER ONE WOMAN SHOW

solo performance · soaring solo · Ages 17+ · one person show · United States of America
Jennifer is a recent college graduate who has just been “graped”, or grey-raped. Unable to bring her grapist to justice in a court of law, Jennifer decides she must kill him, but she'll need all the help she can get from the women who raised her, the MMHMM.
Jennifer is a recent college graduate who has just been “graped”, or grey-raped. Unable to bring her grapist to justice in a court of law, Jennifer decides she must kill him, but she'll need all the help she can get from the women who raised her, the MMHMM.