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ISHMAEAL

theatre · poor man theatre company, a lumpy-cramp(c) production · Ages 13+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
Ishmaeal, a modern interpretation of one of America's most-loved novels is coming to the fringe festival. Directed by Benny Lumpkins of the Poor Man's Theatre Company, Lumpkins promises to entice audiences all over the world to think twice about Whale Oil as an alternative fuel source.
Ishmaeal, a modern interpretation of one of America's most-loved novels is coming to the fringe festival. Directed by Benny Lumpkins of the Poor Man's Theatre Company, Lumpkins promises to entice audiences all over the world to think twice about Whale Oil as an alternative fuel source.

THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF THEATRE; ABRIDGED

theatre · rm 19. theatre company · Ages 8+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
The Complete History of Theatre; Abridged is brought to you by the Rm. 19 Theatre Company.
The Complete History of Theatre; Abridged is brought to you by the Rm. 19 Theatre Company.

FIERCE: RELATIONS

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · United States
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of shorts about people -- the good, the bad, and the alternatively minded. WHOLE FOODS and TALK IN 10 by Cailin Harrison, GAYBY's PLAYDATE by Jan O'Connor, and A FEW GOOD PB&Js by Jeremy Kehoe.
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of shorts about people -- the good, the bad, and the alternatively minded. WHOLE FOODS and TALK IN 10 by Cailin Harrison, GAYBY's PLAYDATE by Jan O'Connor, and A FEW GOOD PB&Js by Jeremy Kehoe.

CONFESSIONS OF THE WORLD'S WORST MISSIONARY

theatre · lina alfinito · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States
This snarky and heartfelt comedy tells the story of a naïve college girl who goes on a missions trip to Africa to save the world one African at a time, only to discover her faith is no match for the reality of poverty, HIV/AIDS, and myriad crises of the post-apartheid era.
This snarky and heartfelt comedy tells the story of a naïve college girl who goes on a missions trip to Africa to save the world one African at a time, only to discover her faith is no match for the reality of poverty, HIV/AIDS, and myriad crises of the post-apartheid era.

POOL (NO WATER) BY MARK RAVENHILL

theatre · monkey wrench collective · Ages 17+ · includes nudity · United States
A famous photographer suffers a horrific accident. As a group of her less successful friends rally around her in the hospital, an almost unthinkable plan starts to take shape: Could she be their next art project? Warning: Contains nudity, adult language and sexual situations.
A famous photographer suffers a horrific accident. As a group of her less successful friends rally around her in the hospital, an almost unthinkable plan starts to take shape: Could she be their next art project? Warning: Contains nudity, adult language and sexual situations.

BOXWINDOWDOOR

theatre · ice cream palace and bella production · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
WINDOW debuts the second Act of box Window door at the 2012 Hollywood Fringe Festival! This original production sets the stage on fire with a live installation performance of movement, music, sculpture, light and language using the transformative power of dreams.
WINDOW debuts the second Act of box Window door at the 2012 Hollywood Fringe Festival! This original production sets the stage on fire with a live installation performance of movement, music, sculpture, light and language using the transformative power of dreams.

SEX TALK

theatre · brown theory productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Sex Talk is a humorous and dramatic play about three women, portrayed by black actresses, and their sexual-journey to self-discovery. Come laugh and experience a mix of emotions while you watch and relate to these three women as they take their journey to self-discovery.
Sex Talk is a humorous and dramatic play about three women, portrayed by black actresses, and their sexual-journey to self-discovery. Come laugh and experience a mix of emotions while you watch and relate to these three women as they take their journey to self-discovery.

THE CANNIBAL KING

theatre · harkness & co. · United States
No food. No land. No end in sight. The men aboard the Red Asphodel are beginning to lose heart as every day brings them closer and closer to death.
No food. No land. No end in sight. The men aboard the Red Asphodel are beginning to lose heart as every day brings them closer and closer to death.

RECONSTRUCTION

theatre · theater hound productions · world premiere · United States
After the loss of her father Sylvia seeks solace in her best friend- Abraham Lincoln. United in their need for escape the unlikely duo lose themselves in historical daydreams- until a love stricken author compels Sylvia to chose between her 19th century fantasy and her 21st century reality
After the loss of her father Sylvia seeks solace in her best friend- Abraham Lincoln. United in their need for escape the unlikely duo lose themselves in historical daydreams- until a love stricken author compels Sylvia to chose between her 19th century fantasy and her 21st century reality

FIRST LOVE/WORST LOVE

theatre · minutelovestories productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
First Love/Worst Love, is an examination of love and its mutability, as expressed through five actors and twelve short stories. Experience love’s peaks and pitches - disappointment, passion, caution, faith, indolence, dread, fury, and, perhaps most importantly of all, hope.
First Love/Worst Love, is an examination of love and its mutability, as expressed through five actors and twelve short stories. Experience love’s peaks and pitches - disappointment, passion, caution, faith, indolence, dread, fury, and, perhaps most importantly of all, hope.

IN DREAM

theatre · the bufkin company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Two one-act plays that take place in the world of dreams. In the first, a man is forced to meet the most evil person alive. In the second, a woman has a vision of meeting her adult daughter, thirty years in the future.
Two one-act plays that take place in the world of dreams. In the first, a man is forced to meet the most evil person alive. In the second, a woman has a vision of meeting her adult daughter, thirty years in the future.

THE COLLECTOR

theatre · animal cracker conspiracy · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · United States
A mysterious tale about a lowly debt collector, who, under the management of a tyrannical overseer, undergoes a radical transformation in the process of collecting debts. Performed with puppets, toy theatre, and stop motion animation. Sound by Margaret Noble. Funded by the Jim Henson Foundation.
A mysterious tale about a lowly debt collector, who, under the management of a tyrannical overseer, undergoes a radical transformation in the process of collecting debts. Performed with puppets, toy theatre, and stop motion animation. Sound by Margaret Noble. Funded by the Jim Henson Foundation.

PRAY TO BALL

theatre · the katselas theatre company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Life long friends and superstar college basketball players Hakeem and Lou, are living large ready to jump to the NBA next season, when tragedy strikes. Searching for a deeper meaning to life, Hakeem finds the controversial world of Islam causing a break with his best friend.
Life long friends and superstar college basketball players Hakeem and Lou, are living large ready to jump to the NBA next season, when tragedy strikes. Searching for a deeper meaning to life, Hakeem finds the controversial world of Islam causing a break with his best friend.

THE LIGHTS ARE OFF

theatre · the working theatre · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
Burnt's roommate, Randy, an uptight Born Again, has just found his stash and is calling the cops. What's a just-trying-to-make-tuition drug dealer to do? When Randy's little sister Gwen arrives, Burnt is forced to either bury the truth or bury himself in this bittersweet rush of almost-romance.
Burnt's roommate, Randy, an uptight Born Again, has just found his stash and is calling the cops. What's a just-trying-to-make-tuition drug dealer to do? When Randy's little sister Gwen arrives, Burnt is forced to either bury the truth or bury himself in this bittersweet rush of almost-romance.

FOOL FOR LOVE

theatre · vespertine productions · Ages 13+ · United States
This production of Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" seeks to examine two main themes: the intricacies of the human subconscious as it relates to one’s reality and the impact of various points of view on a single memory from a family’s past.
This production of Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" seeks to examine two main themes: the intricacies of the human subconscious as it relates to one’s reality and the impact of various points of view on a single memory from a family’s past.