PATRIOT ACT

solo performance · n/a · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
Mike Schlitt wants to restore your faith in American Democracy. He claims he can do it in just 47 minutes. Come celebrate American exceptionalism and limited attention spans, then activate your citizenship by joining the “Patriot Act Raucous Caucus”. Art! Advocacy! Action! (+ puppets)
Mike Schlitt wants to restore your faith in American Democracy. He claims he can do it in just 47 minutes. Come celebrate American exceptionalism and limited attention spans, then activate your citizenship by joining the “Patriot Act Raucous Caucus”. Art! Advocacy! Action! (+ puppets)

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?

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.

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

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.

SEXY MAUS

solo performance · santa monica rep · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Sexy adventures, awakening, and awareness in Europe!
Sexy adventures, awakening, and awareness in Europe!

ARTICHOKE HEARTS

solo performance · sarah mitchell · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
Artichoke Hearts cuts into the strange, sadistic state of being in love. Written and performed by Sarah Mitchell in a series of embodied interviews, the show investigates why we bother to look for pieces of ourselves in other people.
Artichoke Hearts cuts into the strange, sadistic state of being in love. Written and performed by Sarah Mitchell in a series of embodied interviews, the show investigates why we bother to look for pieces of ourselves in other people.

THE FATHER, THE SON & THE HOLY SH!T

solo performance · midnight drive productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
All Shadley Grei ever wanted was to know his father. After a couple awkward encounters, including one at a urinal, they finally met. This is the wickedly weird true story of a boy who grows to question everything he thought he wanted when his wish finally comes true.
All Shadley Grei ever wanted was to know his father. After a couple awkward encounters, including one at a urinal, they finally met. This is the wickedly weird true story of a boy who grows to question everything he thought he wanted when his wish finally comes true.

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.

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).

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.

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?

VOICES

solo performance · carla delaney · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Voices is a hilarious one woman comedy about a voice-over actress discovering her own voice! Carla Delaney can mimic any voice. But it's not until she meets the surprising voices of her head, her heart, her snotty respiratory system, and over 30 more, that she realizes the value of her own voice.
Voices is a hilarious one woman comedy about a voice-over actress discovering her own voice! Carla Delaney can mimic any voice. But it's not until she meets the surprising voices of her head, her heart, her snotty respiratory system, and over 30 more, that she realizes the value of her own voice.

VICTORY?! SOME NAMES HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO PROTECT THE GUILTY

solo performance · judy lombardo (performer) · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
A humorous, dramatic, faith-based and fact-filled story about the performer’s real life battle with 2 brain tumors. From “The Strangeness of Friends” to “Survivor Guilt” and “Eating My Words”, Victory?! chronicles 19 years of the life of this brain tumor patient/survivor.
A humorous, dramatic, faith-based and fact-filled story about the performer’s real life battle with 2 brain tumors. From “The Strangeness of Friends” to “Survivor Guilt” and “Eating My Words”, Victory?! chronicles 19 years of the life of this brain tumor patient/survivor.

"POWER!" STOKELY CARMICHAEL

solo performance · meshaun labrone · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the BLACK POWER MOVEMENT (1966-2016), Meshaun Labrone wrote "POWER!" Stokely Carmichael. The play takes an absurdist journey into the mind of revolutionary, Stokely Carmichael.
In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the BLACK POWER MOVEMENT (1966-2016), Meshaun Labrone wrote "POWER!" Stokely Carmichael. The play takes an absurdist journey into the mind of revolutionary, Stokely Carmichael.