THE LIAR'S PUNISHMENT

ensemble theatre · leda siskind · Ages 15+ · United States of America
"I won't go!" the homeless woman shouts at the young social worker determined to transport her to a shelter. As the two women argue, joke, and quote G.B. Shaw at each other, they discover startling secrets that will soon alter both their lives.
"I won't go!" the homeless woman shouts at the young social worker determined to transport her to a shelter. As the two women argue, joke, and quote G.B. Shaw at each other, they discover startling secrets that will soon alter both their lives.

PAPER FLOWERS

ensemble theatre · n/a · Ages 12+ · United States of America
Nadia wants to own a farm. Tom wants to fulfill his dreams of being the world's first cello Pulitzer prize winning cello playing lawyer. And Sid just wants some normalcy in his life. In this play by Abby Schroering, secrets, cellos and farms all come together for one hilarious hour.
Nadia wants to own a farm. Tom wants to fulfill his dreams of being the world's first cello Pulitzer prize winning cello playing lawyer. And Sid just wants some normalcy in his life. In this play by Abby Schroering, secrets, cellos and farms all come together for one hilarious hour.

THE BEACHWOOD BACHELOR

ensemble theatre · swine time productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
The Beachwood Bachelor chased the woman of Hollywood till his final breathe. His final breathe was taken after being shot by a woman in disguise. Who is this woman? Why did she shoot the Beachwood Bachelor? That is the mystery this play tries to solve.
The Beachwood Bachelor chased the woman of Hollywood till his final breathe. His final breathe was taken after being shot by a woman in disguise. Who is this woman? Why did she shoot the Beachwood Bachelor? That is the mystery this play tries to solve.

CLOSER

ensemble theatre · lost in translation · Ages 18+ · United States of America
What started as a casual fling between two unsuspecting grifters turns into a savage power struggle as four strangers are frantically drawn to each other. All proceeds from tickets sales will benefit the Stella Adler Outreach Division.
What started as a casual fling between two unsuspecting grifters turns into a savage power struggle as four strangers are frantically drawn to each other. All proceeds from tickets sales will benefit the Stella Adler Outreach Division.

DOMINO IS DOWN

ensemble theatre · the lounge theatre · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
A guy walks into a bar...and might not walk back out.
A guy walks into a bar...and might not walk back out.

THE INTERFERENCE

ensemble theatre · rogue machine in association with pepperdine scotland · Ages 14+ · United States of America
Allegations. Drunk? He said. She said. In a culture of amplified voices and distorted information where student athletes become celebrities, everyone has incentive to bury truth. When a survivor speaks up, can her truth rise above the noise? http://hff17.com/4752
Allegations. Drunk? He said. She said. In a culture of amplified voices and distorted information where student athletes become celebrities, everyone has incentive to bury truth. When a survivor speaks up, can her truth rise above the noise? http://hff17.com/4752

PLAY TO THE WHISTLE

ensemble theatre · tony reavis · world premiere · United States of America
While four friends are dealing with the loss of a loved one, their world gets turned upside down once again as a huge secret is revealed. Can this gang find it within themselves to pull together and handle the never ending changes that Life constantly brings them?
While four friends are dealing with the loss of a loved one, their world gets turned upside down once again as a huge secret is revealed. Can this gang find it within themselves to pull together and handle the never ending changes that Life constantly brings them?

DYING CITY

ensemble theatre · neville-andrews productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
A year after Craig’s death in Iraq, his twin brother arrives unannounced at the soldier’s wife’s home & the two are forced to face the reality of Craig’s suspicious passing. Dying City weaves between past and present to explore what happens when the dust of war settles and a new truth is revealed.
A year after Craig’s death in Iraq, his twin brother arrives unannounced at the soldier’s wife’s home & the two are forced to face the reality of Craig’s suspicious passing. Dying City weaves between past and present to explore what happens when the dust of war settles and a new truth is revealed.

KHANT HOTEL

ensemble theatre · we googled comedy · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Ka Hotels have taken a page from the airlines' customer service handbook. This is one woman's stay at a Ka hotel, how that stay changed her, and how she changed the hotel.
Ka Hotels have taken a page from the airlines' customer service handbook. This is one woman's stay at a Ka hotel, how that stay changed her, and how she changed the hotel.

#LASTDANCE

ensemble theatre · realqueerstories · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States of America
RealQueerStories in collaboration with Asylum, One City One Pride and the City of West Hollywood presents #LastDance. A show within a show where things get real once the makeup comes off.
RealQueerStories in collaboration with Asylum, One City One Pride and the City of West Hollywood presents #LastDance. A show within a show where things get real once the makeup comes off.

GRIMM TALES

ensemble theatre · n/a · Ages 0+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
Two young brothers live in a small house just at the edge of their city. Next to them is a forest, out of place but regarded with normalcy. When tension rises at home, the boys hide in their room, spinning wild stories together. In the forest, they find that stories may have a life of their own.
Two young brothers live in a small house just at the edge of their city. Next to them is a forest, out of place but regarded with normalcy. When tension rises at home, the boys hide in their room, spinning wild stories together. In the forest, they find that stories may have a life of their own.

FAIR

ensemble theatre · wishbone theatre collective · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Fair is an ensemble developed play that tells the true story of the murderess, Laura D. Fair, who shot and killed her lover in broad day light in 1871. Will she be judged for the crime she committed or for her unwillingness to accept what it means to be female in the Victorian West?
Fair is an ensemble developed play that tells the true story of the murderess, Laura D. Fair, who shot and killed her lover in broad day light in 1871. Will she be judged for the crime she committed or for her unwillingness to accept what it means to be female in the Victorian West?

TERRA NOVA

ensemble theatre · american academy of dramatic arts alumni · Ages 12+ · United States of America
In the years 1911 and 1912 five Englishman and five Norwegians raced each other to the bottom of the earth. Only the Norwegians returned... This is the story Of the Englishmen.
In the years 1911 and 1912 five Englishman and five Norwegians raced each other to the bottom of the earth. Only the Norwegians returned... This is the story Of the Englishmen.

THE KING'S LANGUAGE

ensemble theatre · yejin-ham productions · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
The story of a king that flows to the beats of a Korean drum anchored by dialogue, song and movement. Spoken in English with a peppering of Korean, this historical dramedy crosses culture to speak about a fundamental human tool with whimsy.
The story of a king that flows to the beats of a Korean drum anchored by dialogue, song and movement. Spoken in English with a peppering of Korean, this historical dramedy crosses culture to speak about a fundamental human tool with whimsy.

THE RISING

ensemble theatre · green light productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
It's 2033. You are about to have your funniest nightmare! The murder rate is the highest ever and The Gold House (formerly White) boasts, Number ONE again! In the midst of all this chaos, a revolutionary group called The Rising is killing politicians. The Rising is happening now.
It's 2033. You are about to have your funniest nightmare! The murder rate is the highest ever and The Gold House (formerly White) boasts, Number ONE again! In the midst of all this chaos, a revolutionary group called The Rising is killing politicians. The Rising is happening now.

Jessie's Messy Mind

A "crazy" solo show that makes a mental difference. Jessie is an artist with schizo-affective whose show is a refreshing, humorous look into the heart of mental difference. You'll either leave enlightened or simply lightened up!

SACRED FOOLS brings 3 new shows to HFF19

A devised adaptation of a Greek classic about corruption, weakness & power; a hilarious tale of a highly-trained marksman/history teacher; and a heartwarming comedy about an overbearing stage mother and her hapless son attempting to stage a comeback

SIGNS w/ Jonathan David

Born to Deaf parents with substance issues, Jonathan David takes us on a hilarious and inspiring first hand account of his and his parents upbringing, his own battles with addiction, and their own continued recovery. Spoken word with ASL Interpreter.

The Rat Mentalist

He reads minds! He sends thoughts! He gnaws away at preconceived notions of reality! He's a rat! (Seriously) Join Christopher T. Magician's sideshow and his main attraction Sprinkles in a demonstration of the clairvoyant rat's extrasensory powers!