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.

INFINITE EXPECTATION OF THE DAWN

solo performance · giant nerd productions · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America
Set in the dystopian world after the United States suffers Civil War II, “Infinite Expectation of the Dawn” weaves the stories of Joan and Alicia, two perspectives from a country burdened with fear, who both made personal sacrifices to create their ideal reality.
Set in the dystopian world after the United States suffers Civil War II, “Infinite Expectation of the Dawn” weaves the stories of Joan and Alicia, two perspectives from a country burdened with fear, who both made personal sacrifices to create their ideal reality.

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.

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.

GET OVER YOURSELF

solo performance · soaring solo · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America
Fan of Sci-fi or Japanese culture? Love practicing yoga or playing The Legend of Zelda!? Or have you dealt with a loved one fighting cancer? This show might touch you more than you know, and hopefully bring us all to a place where we can fight our negative egos and find love for ourselves.
Fan of Sci-fi or Japanese culture? Love practicing yoga or playing The Legend of Zelda!? Or have you dealt with a loved one fighting cancer? This show might touch you more than you know, and hopefully bring us all to a place where we can fight our negative egos and find love for ourselves.

GIVING UP IS HARD TO DO

solo performance · erizoe productions and kal · Ages 17+ · one person show · United States of America
Annie Abbott (Transparent, Castle, Californication, 9 years on LA Law) wrote and performs Giving Up Is Hard To Do, an irreverent, funny take on the audacity and grit needed to be a working character actor and to survive the hurdles of online dating. Joel Zwick (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) directs.
Annie Abbott (Transparent, Castle, Californication, 9 years on LA Law) wrote and performs Giving Up Is Hard To Do, an irreverent, funny take on the audacity and grit needed to be a working character actor and to survive the hurdles of online dating. Joel Zwick (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) directs.

SUDDENLY SPLIT AND SWIPING OVER

solo performance · all terrain theater · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Kelly has been waiting forever for her long-term boyfriend to just propose already, so when he suggests they see other people, she is unprepared to begin dating in the digital age. Follow Kelly’s fun and sexy journey of starting over in a world where her next love could be one swipe away.
Kelly has been waiting forever for her long-term boyfriend to just propose already, so when he suggests they see other people, she is unprepared to begin dating in the digital age. Follow Kelly’s fun and sexy journey of starting over in a world where her next love could be one swipe away.

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.

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.

PLEASE STAND CLEAR, THE DOORS ARE CLOSING

solo performance · lurking cat theatre · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
A tragicomic one-man show that invites you to experience life, death, and all the scary stuff in between through the eyes of 12 people on the Metro Expo Line train. Come for the laughs. Stay for the tears. Leave with an annoying song stuck in your head.
A tragicomic one-man show that invites you to experience life, death, and all the scary stuff in between through the eyes of 12 people on the Metro Expo Line train. Come for the laughs. Stay for the tears. Leave with an annoying song stuck in your head.

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?

HELLO SUSANNA

solo performance · susanna leonard · Ages 10+ · one person show · United States of America
Anna Ruth is an impossible conversation between Susanna, the writer, and Anna Ruth, her maternal great-great-grandmother about the pursuit of Judaism, consequence of choice and preserving identity.
Anna Ruth is an impossible conversation between Susanna, the writer, and Anna Ruth, her maternal great-great-grandmother about the pursuit of Judaism, consequence of choice and preserving identity.

JOHANNA SUPER HAPPY BEDTIME REVUE: A TRAUMEDY

solo performance · sunbright · Ages 0+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Johanna Super Happy Bedtime Revue is a “traumedy” that explores the trauma healing process through elements as diverse as slumber partying, spoken word, pretend fashion shows, dance and a whole lot more. Ticket price = Pay What You Can. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Johanna Super Happy Bedtime Revue is a “traumedy” that explores the trauma healing process through elements as diverse as slumber partying, spoken word, pretend fashion shows, dance and a whole lot more. Ticket price = Pay What You Can. No one turned away for lack of funds.

PATTI'S AMERICA

solo performance · patti's america productions, llc · Ages 11+ · one person show · United States of America
PATTI’S AMERICA is a funny & touching one-woman show that looks into the life & loves of newly arrived Romanian immigrant Patti Zianescu on her journey to becoming a “real American woman!” Writer/performer: Joyce Hananel. Director: Gary Austin, Founder/Original Director of THE GROUNDLINGS.
PATTI’S AMERICA is a funny & touching one-woman show that looks into the life & loves of newly arrived Romanian immigrant Patti Zianescu on her journey to becoming a “real American woman!” Writer/performer: Joyce Hananel. Director: Gary Austin, Founder/Original Director of THE GROUNDLINGS.

THE GAY GUIDE TO TINSELTOWN

solo performance · goodfuntimes · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Hop aboard a tour of Hollywood's messy queer history. From Rock Hudson's hushed AIDS battle to the real heroes at the Stonewall riots to the sinister Reaganite 80s, The Gay Guide to Tinseltown explores how far the LGBTQ movement has actually come.
Hop aboard a tour of Hollywood's messy queer history. From Rock Hudson's hushed AIDS battle to the real heroes at the Stonewall riots to the sinister Reaganite 80s, The Gay Guide to Tinseltown explores how far the LGBTQ movement has actually come.

Shiva for Anne Frank

A celebration of Jewish identity, girlhood, and the life of an extraordinary young woman that begs the question, did she just make Anne Frank's death about herself? Arrive early for bagels and babka!

mandy picks a husband!

What's the magic elixir for Mandy's unmarried soul? Find out in this hilarious and raw 60-minute rollercoaster ride that began as an Instagram dating experiment a la ABC's The Bachelorette, @mandypicksahusband. $10 tix w/code mpah19!

Walking on Eggshells in Stilettos

Walking On Eggshells In Stilettos: A dark comedy about bipolar disorder & child abuse. With characters, multimedia, physical comedy, we journey with Ann-Marie as she steps out of negative patterns into her own power, self love & some sexy stilettos!