ART AND ABOLITION

solo performance · level ground · Ages 10+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · Kenya
The story of a black queer woman who journeys from Atlanta to Africa to restore justice through the arts. As a child she suffers sexual abuse which causes deep trauma, but finds healing and community through the arts. She then moves to Africa and uses the arts to bring healing to other young girls.
The story of a black queer woman who journeys from Atlanta to Africa to restore justice through the arts. As a child she suffers sexual abuse which causes deep trauma, but finds healing and community through the arts. She then moves to Africa and uses the arts to bring healing to other young girls.

LIFEGATE

solo performance · giorgia mazzucato · Italy
“Lifegate”, the italian “Viviamoci”, Roma Fringe Festival 2016 - Off Award Winner, was defined by the Nobel Price Dario Fo “[a pièce] played by a great professionist, with a paradoxical, metaphysical, precise, incisive script.".
“Lifegate”, the italian “Viviamoci”, Roma Fringe Festival 2016 - Off Award Winner, was defined by the Nobel Price Dario Fo “[a pièce] played by a great professionist, with a paradoxical, metaphysical, precise, incisive script.".

LOVE IN THE TIME OF TAKSIM

solo performance · m.o.l.a. productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A jaded idealist sets on a quest all the way to Istanbul to get a ring & sound the alarm about Earth's destruction due to climate change only to tumble into a budding civil war and then lose her man and find another. Maybe.
A jaded idealist sets on a quest all the way to Istanbul to get a ring & sound the alarm about Earth's destruction due to climate change only to tumble into a budding civil war and then lose her man and find another. Maybe.

MUNGO!

solo performance · brown-reyna-mungo! · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
He boxed with Hemingway, struck out the Babe, threw hard as Dizzy Dean and drank even harder. Van Lingle Mungo cut a colorful swath through bars, boudoirs and baseball in the 1930s. A world-class character and semi-great pitcher. Van would remove “semi.” But he always did stretch the truth a little.
He boxed with Hemingway, struck out the Babe, threw hard as Dizzy Dean and drank even harder. Van Lingle Mungo cut a colorful swath through bars, boudoirs and baseball in the 1930s. A world-class character and semi-great pitcher. Van would remove “semi.” But he always did stretch the truth a little.

PORTRAITS: ICONS UNVEILED

solo performance · art of acting studio · Ages 10+ · United States of America
An evening of two one-woman shows based on the lives of historic icons Lucille Ball and Zelda Fitzgerald.
An evening of two one-woman shows based on the lives of historic icons Lucille Ball and Zelda Fitzgerald.

FROM BEYOND: MARY PICKFORD, SHIRLEY TEMPLE, & GEORGE CARLIN

solo performance · the art of acting studio · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America
These three original pieces were written, directed and performed by the recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Conservatory. Developed during the 2017 Professional Conservatory Class solo show project, each is an artistic exploration of the life of a notable personality throughout history.
These three original pieces were written, directed and performed by the recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Conservatory. Developed during the 2017 Professional Conservatory Class solo show project, each is an artistic exploration of the life of a notable personality throughout history.

BEHIND THE PULPIT

solo performance · noam friedlander · Ages 13+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
With religion in her veins, and generations of Rabbinical forefathers, Noam Friedlander never felt the pull of the pulpit herself. Visiting concentration camps as a toddler, and being babysat by Playboy Bunnies at the Playboy Mansion, gave her a warped view of the world...
With religion in her veins, and generations of Rabbinical forefathers, Noam Friedlander never felt the pull of the pulpit herself. Visiting concentration camps as a toddler, and being babysat by Playboy Bunnies at the Playboy Mansion, gave her a warped view of the world...

AN EVENING WITH JOHN WILKES BOOTH

solo performance · loyd j. schwartz · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
History tells us that John Wilkes Booth was the evilest of men. He may well have been a villain, but he was also human, and his story demands to be told.
History tells us that John Wilkes Booth was the evilest of men. He may well have been a villain, but he was also human, and his story demands to be told.

WHY WE BECOME WITCHES

solo performance · vinegar tom · Ages 10+ · one person show · United States of America
This occult comedy of manners follows Laura Willowes, a spinster, as she does everything possible to get her family to leave her alone - including making a deal with Satan.
This occult comedy of manners follows Laura Willowes, a spinster, as she does everything possible to get her family to leave her alone - including making a deal with Satan.

L.A. HOMEBODY / THE ANXIETY CURE

solo performance · shauna mcgarry and lizzie prestel · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
2 solo shows in 1 hour. L.A. HOMEBODY: The true story of a woman in her house. Written and performed by Shauna McGarry. Runtime: 30 minutes. THE ANXIETY CURE: The true story of a woman on the campaign trail. Written and performed by Lizzie Prestel. Runtime: 30 minutes.
2 solo shows in 1 hour. L.A. HOMEBODY: The true story of a woman in her house. Written and performed by Shauna McGarry. Runtime: 30 minutes. THE ANXIETY CURE: The true story of a woman on the campaign trail. Written and performed by Lizzie Prestel. Runtime: 30 minutes.

ORLANDO BISHOP: UNSTUCK AS F*CK

solo performance · orlando bishop · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Orlando could've stayed stuck in Flatbush... but he made it to Yale. He could've stayed stuck in Richfield, Utah... but he chased his dream to LA. He could've stayed stuck at his personal bottom... but he didn't. Now, he's helping others get their lives together... on track... unstuck. 
Orlando could've stayed stuck in Flatbush... but he made it to Yale. He could've stayed stuck in Richfield, Utah... but he chased his dream to LA. He could've stayed stuck at his personal bottom... but he didn't. Now, he's helping others get their lives together... on track... unstuck. 

UNDERSTANDING THE QUANTUM

solo performance · the complex · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A sixty minute mind melt. Either leave your materialist assumptions at the door, or bring them with you, but you won't leave with them in tact. No physics required; just an open mind and a working set of ears.
A sixty minute mind melt. Either leave your materialist assumptions at the door, or bring them with you, but you won't leave with them in tact. No physics required; just an open mind and a working set of ears.

HOT DATES

solo performance · shiragirl · Ages 21+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
HOT DATES details memorable moments in the life of a Bisexual Jewish American Ivy League Punk Rock Pothead Princess. Interspersed with dating scenes, Shira takes us on a journey of her life- from girlhood milestones to attempted womanhood. The show features song, dance, storytelling, & mischief.
HOT DATES details memorable moments in the life of a Bisexual Jewish American Ivy League Punk Rock Pothead Princess. Interspersed with dating scenes, Shira takes us on a journey of her life- from girlhood milestones to attempted womanhood. The show features song, dance, storytelling, & mischief.

THE OTHER BROTHER

solo performance · highland media forge · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
The Other Brother: The Black Fraternal Experience in America as Seen Through Blue Eyes
The Other Brother: The Black Fraternal Experience in America as Seen Through Blue Eyes

THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS: A TRAUMEDY

solo performance · bonnie joy sludikoff · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Join Ms. Frizzle and her students Wanda and Ralphie for a very special FIELD TRIP inside Bonnie's body in this hilarious, irreverent show where inner demons literally come to life!
Join Ms. Frizzle and her students Wanda and Ralphie for a very special FIELD TRIP inside Bonnie's body in this hilarious, irreverent show where inner demons literally come to life!

SACRED FOOLS brings 3 new shows to HFF19

A devised adaptation of a Greek classic about corruption, weakness & power; a hilarious tale of a highly-trained marksman/history teacher; and a heartwarming comedy about an overbearing stage mother and her hapless son attempting to stage a comeback

TOBINCON: All Shows PWYC for Fringers!

Tobin Mitnick dives into the grotesque world of online grifters with sketch and stand-up in order to show us that the game may have changed, but the players are all still here. All shows PWYC for Fringers!

Submit Now: New Filmmakers LA

Create and enter a film in "On Location: The LA Video Project" and have a shot at winning over $60k in prizes!

Father's Day Sale: "daddydies" on 6/15

Anna St. Hesia Dreams: Anna is trapped in an anesthesia-related coma. Her only way out is to sink deeper into fantasy – a dark fairytale where people weave dreams into tourist destinations.