JOHNNY '81 - BOYHOOD TALES FROM WEST HOLLYWOOD

solo performance · written & performed by john gonzales · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · 90 mins · United States of America
It's 1981! The corpse of DISCO, flames of PUNK, plastic smell of NEW WAVE, and balls of ROCK 'N' ROLL, all converge and merge on a seemingly peaceful street in WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA, along with the stories of a 12-YEAR-OLD BOY raised by a PILL-POPPING SINGLE MOTHER and the many GAY MEN in their life.
It's 1981! The corpse of DISCO, flames of PUNK, plastic smell of NEW WAVE, and balls of ROCK 'N' ROLL, all converge and merge on a seemingly peaceful street in WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA, along with the stories of a 12-YEAR-OLD BOY raised by a PILL-POPPING SINGLE MOTHER and the many GAY MEN in their life.

COMEDY HOE

solo performance · independent · Ages 18+ · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Comedy Hoe is a one woman show written and performed by comedian Jil Chrissie featuring comic Angelica Mackey. This bold performance weaves fictional storytelling with standup comedy and comedic spoken word to address the adversity and hyper-sexualization that women face in America daily.
Comedy Hoe is a one woman show written and performed by comedian Jil Chrissie featuring comic Angelica Mackey. This bold performance weaves fictional storytelling with standup comedy and comedic spoken word to address the adversity and hyper-sexualization that women face in America daily.

WHITE PRIVILEGE LOST: COMEDIC CABARET ON SCREWING UP A LIFE

solo performance · charley karlotta · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
A humorous journey through a privileged dysfunctional family to a life of depression and anxiety. Charley is a registered nurse in a career that feels like a prison sentence. She struggles to come to terms with how she ended up. Her story is shored up with songs accompanied by musicians.
A humorous journey through a privileged dysfunctional family to a life of depression and anxiety. Charley is a registered nurse in a career that feels like a prison sentence. She struggles to come to terms with how she ended up. Her story is shored up with songs accompanied by musicians.

TELL ME ABOUT YOUR DADDY

solo performance · rainbow puppy productions · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
A modern Freud makes an irreverent analysis of 'The Gay’(deconstructing four archetypes, tribalism, & internalized homophobia) while prescribing the need to label others as a way of self-identity–until his experiment spins wildly out of control! Playful, thought-provoking and unapologetically sassy!
A modern Freud makes an irreverent analysis of 'The Gay’(deconstructing four archetypes, tribalism, & internalized homophobia) while prescribing the need to label others as a way of self-identity–until his experiment spins wildly out of control! Playful, thought-provoking and unapologetically sassy!

LOVE, MADNESS, AND SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN

solo performance · james j. cox · Ages 16+ · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
“Love, Madness, and Somewhere in Between” is a no holds barred glimpse into a mystical journey filled with love, pain, insanity and redemption. Scattered along the way is a sprinkling of ironic comic commentary that can only come from a true survivor. "A powerful one-man show"
“Love, Madness, and Somewhere in Between” is a no holds barred glimpse into a mystical journey filled with love, pain, insanity and redemption. Scattered along the way is a sprinkling of ironic comic commentary that can only come from a true survivor. "A powerful one-man show"

NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND.

solo performance · makha mthembu productions · Ages 14+ · one person show · 24 mins · United States of America
1992 and South Africa is changing. But for one History teacher who grew up during Apartheid, making it through the first day of the school year, and her all white class being racially desegregated, is all the history she needs for one day.
1992 and South Africa is changing. But for one History teacher who grew up during Apartheid, making it through the first day of the school year, and her all white class being racially desegregated, is all the history she needs for one day.

NEAR DAWN

solo performance · synesthesians · Ages 10+ · world premiere · one person show · 45 mins · China
A night with one man, one corpse, one fly, and a history of loneliness. Inspired by a true event, NEAR DAWN is a solo play about belonging and solitude, drawing influence from the culture and tradition of rural China in the early 1980s.
A night with one man, one corpse, one fly, and a history of loneliness. Inspired by a true event, NEAR DAWN is a solo play about belonging and solitude, drawing influence from the culture and tradition of rural China in the early 1980s.

IT'S PERSONAL: LOS ANGELES

solo performance · it's personal · Ages 16+ · 1hr · United States of America
It's Personal is a collection of original solo pieces. Come see our performers get real about what Los Angeles means to them. From the heartfelt to the hilarious, this show will give the audience an opportunity to feel connected to our performers through their storytelling.
It's Personal is a collection of original solo pieces. Come see our performers get real about what Los Angeles means to them. From the heartfelt to the hilarious, this show will give the audience an opportunity to feel connected to our performers through their storytelling.

LOCK YOUR HEART, ELDER P.

solo performance · noisy nest · Ages 15+ · world premiere · one person show · 30 mins · United States of America
What if your "person" comes along right when you’ve been forbidden to find one? A Mormon tragedy in one act.
What if your "person" comes along right when you’ve been forbidden to find one? A Mormon tragedy in one act.

LEAVING PRINCE CHARMING

solo performance · written & performed by lara repko · Ages 15+ · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
A fairytale serio-comedy of one damsel’s journey to a different kind of Happily Ever After. Follow an unorthodox fairy godmother as she travels down the rabbit hole of intimate partner abuse and trauma bonding. (Triggering sexual content, usage of prop gun).
A fairytale serio-comedy of one damsel’s journey to a different kind of Happily Ever After. Follow an unorthodox fairy godmother as she travels down the rabbit hole of intimate partner abuse and trauma bonding. (Triggering sexual content, usage of prop gun).

TOO BLUNT!

solo performance · irons in the fire productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
An autobiographical peak into the life of an African-American, gay parent of a three-legged cat. Kelvin Blunt shares his eventful experiences with weight loss and gain, dating in the gay-app era, being called "daddy" while having daddy issues, and his interactions with the...woke-challenged.
An autobiographical peak into the life of an African-American, gay parent of a three-legged cat. Kelvin Blunt shares his eventful experiences with weight loss and gain, dating in the gay-app era, being called "daddy" while having daddy issues, and his interactions with the...woke-challenged.

GIRL FROM SCHENECTADY

solo performance · ayo majek · Ages 15+ · world premiere · one person show · 70 mins · United States of America
A story about a 38 year old Nigerian Woman from Schenectady New York who is still a Virgin. Her story begins with her Journey to finding True Love. However, her plan is to Lose her Virginity before she turns 40. Selected as an Honorable Mention for HFF2019.
A story about a 38 year old Nigerian Woman from Schenectady New York who is still a Virgin. Her story begins with her Journey to finding True Love. However, her plan is to Lose her Virginity before she turns 40. Selected as an Honorable Mention for HFF2019.

BOUND

solo performance · chaz hodges · Ages 13+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
‘Bound’ is a one woman show that delves into the minds of the young black women preyed upon by famous musician, R. Kelly.
‘Bound’ is a one woman show that delves into the minds of the young black women preyed upon by famous musician, R. Kelly.

SHIRLEY VALENTINE

solo performance · emul8 theatre company · Ages 14+ · one person show · 80 mins · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Our heroine is an ordinary English housewife. As she prepares chips and egg for dinner, she ruminates on her life and tells the wall about her husband, her children, her past, and an invitation from a girlfriend to join her on holiday in Greece to search for romance and adventure.
Our heroine is an ordinary English housewife. As she prepares chips and egg for dinner, she ruminates on her life and tells the wall about her husband, her children, her past, and an invitation from a girlfriend to join her on holiday in Greece to search for romance and adventure.

TOO OLD, TOO ASIAN, TOO SHORT

solo performance · pamela najera · Ages 21+ · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
From medical assistant to magical assistant and then ultimately a cruise ship dancer. Typical Filipina, destined nurse. Then opportunity for a lifetime adventure barges through the door. How the heck did Pamela get from medical to magical? And made a career out of it? Come find out!
From medical assistant to magical assistant and then ultimately a cruise ship dancer. Typical Filipina, destined nurse. Then opportunity for a lifetime adventure barges through the door. How the heck did Pamela get from medical to magical? And made a career out of it? Come find out!

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It's Saturday night, and Erik and Connor are looking to get laid. When they try their luck on a hook-up app, the night takes a turn they never expected and their true desires are revealed.

DOZED & CONFUSED

Carl Kozlowski fell asleep at the wheel of his car, made Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank think he died mid-interview and had to race an LA bus at 90 mph. Now he's ready to share his craziest narcoleptic misadventures with you. Strap in!

WHOAH! LOOKS GOOD! Seriously. #Seriously

From 2x winners of Best of Fringe! Boxing Your Demons: Like if David Lynch became a health/fitness influencer and made an immersive theatre show about cognitive dissonance. Cute workout clothes and chakra crystals recommended. #gratitude