THE OLD WOMAN

solo performance · john grady · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
The true life story of his mother’s heartbreaking journey into dementia, confronting the inevitable truth of aging, and coming to terms with his own mortality. A beautifully moving story peppered with moments of absolute joy and humor. "★★★★!" - CBC "Masterful storyteller" - WFP
The true life story of his mother’s heartbreaking journey into dementia, confronting the inevitable truth of aging, and coming to terms with his own mortality. A beautifully moving story peppered with moments of absolute joy and humor. "★★★★!" - CBC "Masterful storyteller" - WFP

CODE:197 DWB (DRIVING WHILE BLEWISH).

solo performance · lumpy-cramp dba, blj productions & poor-man theatre co. · Ages 14+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr, a.k.a. Ben-El David, a.k.a Benny Weinberg, or is it Benny Lee Harris Weinberg-Lumpkins, whatever, he is Blewish, a.k.a. Black and Jewish. Oy Vey! Sababa? Why Judaism? These questions are answered and more at the only Oneg at hff16. Special appearance by Diversidad.
Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr, a.k.a. Ben-El David, a.k.a Benny Weinberg, or is it Benny Lee Harris Weinberg-Lumpkins, whatever, he is Blewish, a.k.a. Black and Jewish. Oy Vey! Sababa? Why Judaism? These questions are answered and more at the only Oneg at hff16. Special appearance by Diversidad.

BYE BYE DADDY / COSMIC ORPHAN

solo performance · rendel leatherman and becky feldman · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States of America
A night of two very different solo shows in one very same solo hour.
A night of two very different solo shows in one very same solo hour.

COMING TO ZIMBABWE

solo performance · attic studios · Ages 12+ · family friendly · one person show · United States of America
A touching and heart-warming true story of one man's journey of self-discovery and renewal while teaching drama to school children in Zimbabwe. This life-changing journey leads to a spiritual transformation whose effects continue to inform his life today. A Must See and Stirring Performance.
A touching and heart-warming true story of one man's journey of self-discovery and renewal while teaching drama to school children in Zimbabwe. This life-changing journey leads to a spiritual transformation whose effects continue to inform his life today. A Must See and Stirring Performance.

SURGE

solo performance · divergent at the rose · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States of America
A terrorist attack, a stalker, assault charges... and Lake Erie in his living room. The sometimes funny, sometimes terrifying story of Alan, a man living in confusing times - by acclaimed playwright Chris Stezin
A terrorist attack, a stalker, assault charges... and Lake Erie in his living room. The sometimes funny, sometimes terrifying story of Alan, a man living in confusing times - by acclaimed playwright Chris Stezin

THE AMAZING FART

solo performance · masil · Ages 6+ · family friendly · one person show · Korea (Republic of)
This is the monodrama and the performer transforms into various characters only with simple props and movements. The children could be a leading creator making the sound which has not existed in the world, being a problem solver of the fart incident.
This is the monodrama and the performer transforms into various characters only with simple props and movements. The children could be a leading creator making the sound which has not existed in the world, being a problem solver of the fart incident.

YURI SPEAKS OUT

solo performance · the lounge theatre · Ages 7+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Written & Directed by Morna Murphy Martell Played by Ariel Labasan Yuri Kochiyama, an unsung hero whose fight against injustice began in the internment camp of Jerome, Arkansas that led her to streets of Harlem fighting alongside Malcolm X during the civil rights movement.
Written & Directed by Morna Murphy Martell Played by Ariel Labasan Yuri Kochiyama, an unsung hero whose fight against injustice began in the internment camp of Jerome, Arkansas that led her to streets of Harlem fighting alongside Malcolm X during the civil rights movement.

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.

LAS GARCIA - BEYOND ENCORE

solo performance · ortegart/lok's angeles productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Dreams are contagious and meant to be shared. But what happens when a nightmare creeps in there too? Las García is a docudrama about two women of the same bloodline, living in different generations, yet experiencing the same circumstances: The afflictions that love brings.
Dreams are contagious and meant to be shared. But what happens when a nightmare creeps in there too? Las García is a docudrama about two women of the same bloodline, living in different generations, yet experiencing the same circumstances: The afflictions that love brings.

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.

GROUNDWORK

solo performance · tlynn talent management · Ages 8+ · family friendly · one person show · United States of America
"Grow a garden." The idea hits Paul like a meteor hitting the planet and he’s off. He reads the books, sows the seeds, and before his first tomatoes ripen, departs on a crusade to save the planet one precious seedling at a time. Saving himself, however, may prove the harder battle.
"Grow a garden." The idea hits Paul like a meteor hitting the planet and he’s off. He reads the books, sows the seeds, and before his first tomatoes ripen, departs on a crusade to save the planet one precious seedling at a time. Saving himself, however, may prove the harder battle.

A REGULAR LITTLE HOUDINI

solo performance · flying bridge theatre company · Ages 10+ · family friendly · one person show · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
A play of hope and magic! A tenacious boy from the docks idolises Houdini and commits himself to emulate his hero, but working class life in Edwardian Britain gets in the way. Suitable for all the family.
A play of hope and magic! A tenacious boy from the docks idolises Houdini and commits himself to emulate his hero, but working class life in Edwardian Britain gets in the way. Suitable for all the family.

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.

FREAK OUT!

solo performance · nancy murphy · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
A woman is on the verge of her 60th birthday and she's not handling it well! As the clock ticks, she tries to come to terms with aging, culture, sexuality, and ultimately mortality. Will she wise up or break down?
A woman is on the verge of her 60th birthday and she's not handling it well! As the clock ticks, she tries to come to terms with aging, culture, sexuality, and ultimately mortality. Will she wise up or break down?

THE IMMACULATE BIG BANG

solo performance · bill santiago · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
Sparked by the death of his father and birth of his daughter, Comedian Bill Santiago goes in search of answers at the border of science and religion, exploring the comic nature of the cosmic quest for understanding existence, life and death (not necessarily in that order).
Sparked by the death of his father and birth of his daughter, Comedian Bill Santiago goes in search of answers at the border of science and religion, exploring the comic nature of the cosmic quest for understanding existence, life and death (not necessarily in that order).