THE MIDNIGHT MENAGERIE

comedy · the bardic bastards · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.

ALEXA, TURN OFF HEARTBREAK

comedy · erickson & boggs · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Two girls take you on a journey through an alternate reality in a land of break ups. They explore why a guy would ask you if you like Huskies and not wanna die in a bed with you in his 80's. There's also stuff like self discovery and things we haven't found yet...
Two girls take you on a journey through an alternate reality in a land of break ups. They explore why a guy would ask you if you like Huskies and not wanna die in a bed with you in his 80's. There's also stuff like self discovery and things we haven't found yet...

IF MY VOICE WERE BETTER I WOULDN'T HAVE TO TRY SO HARD

comedy · killer wingfield · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Matthew Dean has written his last good song.
Matthew Dean has written his last good song.

MOOSE & DARLENE'S COSMIC DO-OVER

comedy · not at all made up productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
A comedy about family. And climate collapse. And time travel. And sibling rivalry. And unrequited love. And murder.
A comedy about family. And climate collapse. And time travel. And sibling rivalry. And unrequited love. And murder.

THE DEAD GUY

comedy · mfa in television, film and theatre, cal state la · Ages 14+ · United States of America
A multimedia satirical comedy about Reality TV where the audience determines the outcome of Eldon, a down-and-out guy offered a million dollars to spend for one week in exchange for a live broadcast of his demise chosen by the online voters: How will he go? Only YOU know....
A multimedia satirical comedy about Reality TV where the audience determines the outcome of Eldon, a down-and-out guy offered a million dollars to spend for one week in exchange for a live broadcast of his demise chosen by the online voters: How will he go? Only YOU know....

PIZZA AND WHINE

comedy · cappricielli productions · Ages 13+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
A heart wrenching loss reunites four cousins to share one crazy night with a few evil and welcoming spirits, and song, forcing walls to come down… over a little Pizza and Wine.
A heart wrenching loss reunites four cousins to share one crazy night with a few evil and welcoming spirits, and song, forcing walls to come down… over a little Pizza and Wine.

VIRTUAL REALITY BY ALAN ARKIN

comedy · the extra mile workshop · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

NEW KID ON THE BLOCK

comedy · the actors company · Ages 10+ · world premiere · United States of America
A hilarious 30 minute ensemble homeless comedy about a guy who live streams himself living homeless for a week and everyone in his life pulled along for the ride.
A hilarious 30 minute ensemble homeless comedy about a guy who live streams himself living homeless for a week and everyone in his life pulled along for the ride.

MARTY HAS CANCER

comedy · prufrock productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Choi and Rhoul haven’t seen Marty in a while. Then, over coffee and a stale muffin, he casually tells them he has cancer. And he wants to move to Hawaii. “Marty has Cancer” is a dark comedy about friendship, coming-of-age (in your 30’s), and the absurdity of “American Idol.”
Choi and Rhoul haven’t seen Marty in a while. Then, over coffee and a stale muffin, he casually tells them he has cancer. And he wants to move to Hawaii. “Marty has Cancer” is a dark comedy about friendship, coming-of-age (in your 30’s), and the absurdity of “American Idol.”

JANE AUSTEN'S EMMA FRANKENSTEIN

comedy · sacred fools theater company · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Monsters, music, and proper Regency manners! Looking to capitalize on the success of such mash-ups as "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," Jane Austen brings us the story of the Woodhouse sisters and their search for love with the Frankenstein Family.
Monsters, music, and proper Regency manners! Looking to capitalize on the success of such mash-ups as "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," Jane Austen brings us the story of the Woodhouse sisters and their search for love with the Frankenstein Family.

MOVIN' ON UP

comedy · self · Ages 18+ · United States of America
It’s funny-or-die-in-the-graveyard time when Jeremy Kehoe’s absurdist, existential comedy, “Movin’ On Up”, makes its West Coast premiere at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival at The Complex Hollywood (Ruby Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd.) June 1 - 21.
It’s funny-or-die-in-the-graveyard time when Jeremy Kehoe’s absurdist, existential comedy, “Movin’ On Up”, makes its West Coast premiere at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival at The Complex Hollywood (Ruby Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd.) June 1 - 21.

CAT CAM CATHARSIS

comedy · all of her productions · Ages 13+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
An upscale dinner party turns disastrous when guests watch a wedding video that accidentally reveals their humiliating secrets, courtesy of a cat-mounted camera.
An upscale dinner party turns disastrous when guests watch a wedding video that accidentally reveals their humiliating secrets, courtesy of a cat-mounted camera.

THE ACTOR'S NIGHTMARE

comedy · carbon artists theatre · Ages 10+ · flashing lights · United States of America
The on-stage physical manifestation of every actor's nightmare, The Actor's Nightmare by Christoper Durang is a one-act comedy exploring different style's of theatre (Shakespeare, Beckett, Coward) and how one man deals with being thrust onstage to perform without having ever seen his lines.
The on-stage physical manifestation of every actor's nightmare, The Actor's Nightmare by Christoper Durang is a one-act comedy exploring different style's of theatre (Shakespeare, Beckett, Coward) and how one man deals with being thrust onstage to perform without having ever seen his lines.

WEINSTOWN

comedy · on the lamb productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Set in a fictional town founded by Harvey Weinstein, "Weinstown" follows the famous men who went down in the #MeToo movement as they discuss an issue of vital importance to their town.
Set in a fictional town founded by Harvey Weinstein, "Weinstown" follows the famous men who went down in the #MeToo movement as they discuss an issue of vital importance to their town.

NOBODY'S REALLY HELPED ME

comedy · independent · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States of America
“Nobody’s Really Helped Me” is a one-woman musical comedy written and performed by Lanessa Long. It is made up of songs and stories about art and education, angst, identity, and encapsulates the melodramatic nature of being 22.
“Nobody’s Really Helped Me” is a one-woman musical comedy written and performed by Lanessa Long. It is made up of songs and stories about art and education, angst, identity, and encapsulates the melodramatic nature of being 22.

Dear Mom, Sorry For Being a B!tch

Check out the reviews for Dear Mom! You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you'll cry with laughter!

Batter Up!

PICK OF THE FRINGE! "Batter Up" is for anyone who's ever been addicted to a hobby; in Brett's case, baseball. Come share in his obsession and watch him perform feats of memory that'll shock and delight. Catch him before he's going, going, gone!

Rent this Space

Advertising with the Hollywood Fringe Festival is an excellent way to promote your project, organization, brand, or cause. Buy an advertisement now on our website or printed guide.

#CANCELLED: The Play

Staying relevant is a full-time job, and the last thing you want to be is #Cancelled. A washed up child star. An up-and-coming music producer. An “influencer-by-accident”. What do they have in common? An internet scandal big enough to break them.