HISTORY OF THE BIZ: PART 1-ACTS

comedy · vicious circle · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
A collection of one act plays that satirize the history of entertainment from Shakespeare's experiments with language to David Mamet's searing, triumphant final piece of modern noir.
A collection of one act plays that satirize the history of entertainment from Shakespeare's experiments with language to David Mamet's searing, triumphant final piece of modern noir.

FRIENDS : A DEPRESSION STORY IN ONE ACT

comedy · vokell entertainment · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
A 3 woman show that goes into the psyche of a woman who suffers from depression; and how she befriends the feelings she fights on a daily basis.
A 3 woman show that goes into the psyche of a woman who suffers from depression; and how she befriends the feelings she fights on a daily basis.

DEATH BY POWERPOINT

comedy · zappictures · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
LA WEEKLY: "RECOMMENDED-1 OF TOP 7 SHOWS at the Hollywood Fringe!" TED Talks-style "Influencers" will attempt to destroy your precious Cherished Beliefs by making life-changing presentations as they compete for Money, Glory & PowerPoint immortality. Fun times! (Dark Comedy, 55 min)
LA WEEKLY: "RECOMMENDED-1 OF TOP 7 SHOWS at the Hollywood Fringe!" TED Talks-style "Influencers" will attempt to destroy your precious Cherished Beliefs by making life-changing presentations as they compete for Money, Glory & PowerPoint immortality. Fun times! (Dark Comedy, 55 min)

GWYNETH & BEYONCÉ: A TALE OF 2 VIRGINS // HOT BUTT

comedy · christina jeffs & laura keller // lindsey fisher & patrick babbitt · Ages 21+ · United States
In Gwyneth & Beyoncé: A Tale of 2 Virgins, a story breaks alleging that Gwyneth and Beyoncé are adult virgins, and the BFFs are forced to defend their honor and their hymens. Hot Butt is a sketch show that combines the fun laughs of The Notebook and the hard hitting realism of Cars 2.
In Gwyneth & Beyoncé: A Tale of 2 Virgins, a story breaks alleging that Gwyneth and Beyoncé are adult virgins, and the BFFs are forced to defend their honor and their hymens. Hot Butt is a sketch show that combines the fun laughs of The Notebook and the hard hitting realism of Cars 2.

3 SHORT PLAYS ABOUT SEX

comedy · independent · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
3 SHORT PLAYS ABOUT SEX: How do men connect with each other in a society where sex is a driving force? In its Los Angeles stage debut, 3 SHORT PLAYS ABOUT SEX explores the ways men push and provoke each other, leading them to unexpected places.
3 SHORT PLAYS ABOUT SEX: How do men connect with each other in a society where sex is a driving force? In its Los Angeles stage debut, 3 SHORT PLAYS ABOUT SEX explores the ways men push and provoke each other, leading them to unexpected places.

SHAME BASED FUN

comedy · independent · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States
Have you ever been plagued by an overwhelming sense of sexual guilt? Yes? (Yes.) Yes! Of course you have. In that case, this is the perfect show for you!
Have you ever been plagued by an overwhelming sense of sexual guilt? Yes? (Yes.) Yes! Of course you have. In that case, this is the perfect show for you!

SHOCK TREATMENT

comedy · io west · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States
Two old friends reconnect for drinks at The Kibitz Room at Canter's Deli in Hollywood. Things get weird when they strike up a drunken conversation with the very serious punk band consisting of three middle school boys that are playing at the bar.
Two old friends reconnect for drinks at The Kibitz Room at Canter's Deli in Hollywood. Things get weird when they strike up a drunken conversation with the very serious punk band consisting of three middle school boys that are playing at the bar.

BASICALLY TOGETHER

comedy · bitchin' productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
A comedic, voyeuristic glimpse into relationships at every stage. We've all been there.
A comedic, voyeuristic glimpse into relationships at every stage. We've all been there.

30 IS THE NEW 13

comedy · rookie productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
When a musician who lives with his grandma can’t launch his career and refuses to “grow up”, he does what anyone trying to prove his manhood would do…. He throws himself a bar mitzvah. Though his goal is just to get cash and find an agent, the process becomes surprisingly meaningful.
When a musician who lives with his grandma can’t launch his career and refuses to “grow up”, he does what anyone trying to prove his manhood would do…. He throws himself a bar mitzvah. Though his goal is just to get cash and find an agent, the process becomes surprisingly meaningful.

DISASSEMBLY

comedy · theatre of note · Ages 16+ · United States
A dark and violently funny comedy about extreme commitment and severe codependence. "Everyone lies, and you better get used to it!" “The Bottom Line: rare sight of a contemporary farce that actually takes flight.” - Myron Meisel, The Hollywood Reporter
A dark and violently funny comedy about extreme commitment and severe codependence. "Everyone lies, and you better get used to it!" “The Bottom Line: rare sight of a contemporary farce that actually takes flight.” - Myron Meisel, The Hollywood Reporter

(REFRIED) BEAN

comedy · lemabean productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
(REFRIED) BEAN is Part Two of the solo show BEAN, which was Best of Hollywood Fringe 2011 and Top Ten of Fringe World Festival Australia 2012. In (REFRIED) BEAN, a dating curse is placed on Bean and she must learn how to break it or she will be forced to go on awkward and terrible dates - forever!
(REFRIED) BEAN is Part Two of the solo show BEAN, which was Best of Hollywood Fringe 2011 and Top Ten of Fringe World Festival Australia 2012. In (REFRIED) BEAN, a dating curse is placed on Bean and she must learn how to break it or she will be forced to go on awkward and terrible dates - forever!

POOFY DU VEY IN "BURDEN OF POOF"

comedy · courtney cunningham · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
"Burden of Poof" is an award-winning solo, adult clown show starring Poofy du Vey: a bundle of nerves with big dreams and even BIGGER fears. Poofy's got a lot to say, if she could only remember what that was. WINNER: BEST SHOW London Fringe! FIVE STARS London Free Press! JUDGES CHOICE Ottawa Fringe!
"Burden of Poof" is an award-winning solo, adult clown show starring Poofy du Vey: a bundle of nerves with big dreams and even BIGGER fears. Poofy's got a lot to say, if she could only remember what that was. WINNER: BEST SHOW London Fringe! FIVE STARS London Free Press! JUDGES CHOICE Ottawa Fringe!

SURVIVOR'S GUILT

comedy · gi gaga · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
Franklin is a struggling young writer who can't seem to get his novel published - so he tries submitting it as a memoir instead. When the head of a major publishing company wants to meet the author, Franklin’s forced to hire an actor to play his alter ego… an 89-year-old survivor of The Holocaust.
Franklin is a struggling young writer who can't seem to get his novel published - so he tries submitting it as a memoir instead. When the head of a major publishing company wants to meet the author, Franklin’s forced to hire an actor to play his alter ego… an 89-year-old survivor of The Holocaust.

SUPER GAY ASIAN

comedy · (kev was here) · Ages 14+ · United States
Broadway’s own Kevin Yee and J.Elaine Marcos take on the fringe with their unique style of comedy-music-sketch-standup that is sure to make you giggle.
Broadway’s own Kevin Yee and J.Elaine Marcos take on the fringe with their unique style of comedy-music-sketch-standup that is sure to make you giggle.

I LAUGH AT MY OWN JOKES

comedy · jwt entertainment · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
When pride and envy gets in the way of love and friendship. All you can do is find the humor in the midst of adversary to laugh at your own jokes.
When pride and envy gets in the way of love and friendship. All you can do is find the humor in the midst of adversary to laugh at your own jokes.