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MUTANT OLIVE

solo performance · theatre planners tours · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
Called "CRACKED" & "FEARLESS" by LA TIMES! In the course of an audition for a new play, Mutant Olive surveys the panoramic sweep of one actor's colorful past..Soul-sucking childhood, substance abuse, rampant sex, car crashes, an out-of-body experience, and the timeless functionality of a black cape.
Called "CRACKED" & "FEARLESS" by LA TIMES! In the course of an audition for a new play, Mutant Olive surveys the panoramic sweep of one actor's colorful past..Soul-sucking childhood, substance abuse, rampant sex, car crashes, an out-of-body experience, and the timeless functionality of a black cape.

BIRDIE & THE FRESNELS

solo performance · oh i see productions · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · includes nudity · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Birdie is singer/songwriter. She and her band The Fresnels will perform her biggest hits "Satan in my Shoelace," "No Shirt All Fries," “Work F*ck Buddies," and many more songs from her upcoming album. But... The Fresnels are just lights. Will the music play and the show go on?
Birdie is singer/songwriter. She and her band The Fresnels will perform her biggest hits "Satan in my Shoelace," "No Shirt All Fries," “Work F*ck Buddies," and many more songs from her upcoming album. But... The Fresnels are just lights. Will the music play and the show go on?

BUZZ'D OUT LIVE!

buzz'd out · Ages 10+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
Love HQ, Double Dare, Jeopardy, and Ellen's Game of Games, this show is for you! Buzz'd Out! Live! is the zany trivia game show that combines mind-bending trivia with crazy challenges to form a show unlike any other. The questions: easy; buzzers: crazy; and the prizes...mediocre! Will you win?
Love HQ, Double Dare, Jeopardy, and Ellen's Game of Games, this show is for you! Buzz'd Out! Live! is the zany trivia game show that combines mind-bending trivia with crazy challenges to form a show unlike any other. The questions: easy; buzzers: crazy; and the prizes...mediocre! Will you win?

DOCTOR ZOMBA'S GHOST SHOW OF TERROR

abacab productions · Ages 9+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
The award winning late night campy horror comedy that revives the "Ghost Show" popular in the 1950's featuring spooky magic, a seance, and a blackout sequence at the end where the audience is fully immersed in the realm of spirits and monsters. Starring David M Beach as Doctor Zomba!
The award winning late night campy horror comedy that revives the "Ghost Show" popular in the 1950's featuring spooky magic, a seance, and a blackout sequence at the end where the audience is fully immersed in the realm of spirits and monsters. Starring David M Beach as Doctor Zomba!

MOVIN' ON UP

comedy · self · Ages 18+ · United States of America
It’s funny-or-die-in-the-graveyard time when Jeremy Kehoe’s absurdist, existential comedy, “Movin’ On Up”, makes its West Coast premiere at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival at The Complex Hollywood (Ruby Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd.) June 1 - 21.
It’s funny-or-die-in-the-graveyard time when Jeremy Kehoe’s absurdist, existential comedy, “Movin’ On Up”, makes its West Coast premiere at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival at The Complex Hollywood (Ruby Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd.) June 1 - 21.

ESCAPE FROM GODOT

immersive theatre · mister and mischief · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
You are invited to a show. But it’s THAT show. You know, the one they call “the quintessence of existentialism.” You promised your friend you’d be there. Enter the theater and find your seat. You have 60 minutes to escape. Part game, part performance. Totally absurd.
You are invited to a show. But it’s THAT show. You know, the one they call “the quintessence of existentialism.” You promised your friend you’d be there. Enter the theater and find your seat. You have 60 minutes to escape. Part game, part performance. Totally absurd.

JANE AUSTEN'S EMMA FRANKENSTEIN

comedy · sacred fools theater company · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Monsters, music, and proper Regency manners! Looking to capitalize on the success of such mash-ups as "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," Jane Austen brings us the story of the Woodhouse sisters and their search for love with the Frankenstein Family.
Monsters, music, and proper Regency manners! Looking to capitalize on the success of such mash-ups as "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," Jane Austen brings us the story of the Woodhouse sisters and their search for love with the Frankenstein Family.

FELT BY THE FOOT

musicals and operas · scruffy dog entertainment · Ages 13+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
"Felt by the Foot" a short musical stage play about a father and his estranged son who comes to town.
"Felt by the Foot" a short musical stage play about a father and his estranged son who comes to town.

THE BIG PICTURE

comedy · - · Ages 16+ · one person show · Australia
The journey of a worldly wild card who has entertained in 50 countries, also USA. Jolly Goodfellow aka Rumpel was the original 'Fool on the Hill' in the Beatles-Cirque du Soleil 'Love' show in Vegas for 2 yrs 'An experience you will never forget' The Scotsman-Edinburgh Fringe www.rumpelcomedy.com
The journey of a worldly wild card who has entertained in 50 countries, also USA. Jolly Goodfellow aka Rumpel was the original 'Fool on the Hill' in the Beatles-Cirque du Soleil 'Love' show in Vegas for 2 yrs 'An experience you will never forget' The Scotsman-Edinburgh Fringe www.rumpelcomedy.com

BEGIN AGAIN, DR. BENDIGAN!

solo performance · david kane · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Dr. Benjamin Bendigan is the leading expert on the most powerful organ currently beating inside you: the human heart. In this solo performance, enjoy an exclusive peek at the good doctor’s breadth of knowledge. Just be careful. He’s got a poison in his mind.
Dr. Benjamin Bendigan is the leading expert on the most powerful organ currently beating inside you: the human heart. In this solo performance, enjoy an exclusive peek at the good doctor’s breadth of knowledge. Just be careful. He’s got a poison in his mind.

NIGHTS IN SQUIRT CITY, PHUKENBURG

ensemble theatre · alex at the fringe · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
In a post-truth, globalized society, where factual lines are blurred, "Nights In Squirt City, Phukenburg" explores the intricate and complicated corners of the dark-web. It is where visitors from all over the world ambiguously congregate online to feed their darkest desires.
In a post-truth, globalized society, where factual lines are blurred, "Nights In Squirt City, Phukenburg" explores the intricate and complicated corners of the dark-web. It is where visitors from all over the world ambiguously congregate online to feed their darkest desires.

THE ACTOR'S NIGHTMARE

comedy · carbon artists theatre · Ages 10+ · flashing lights · United States of America
The on-stage physical manifestation of every actor's nightmare, The Actor's Nightmare by Christoper Durang is a one-act comedy exploring different style's of theatre (Shakespeare, Beckett, Coward) and how one man deals with being thrust onstage to perform without having ever seen his lines.
The on-stage physical manifestation of every actor's nightmare, The Actor's Nightmare by Christoper Durang is a one-act comedy exploring different style's of theatre (Shakespeare, Beckett, Coward) and how one man deals with being thrust onstage to perform without having ever seen his lines.

LOVE AFTER DEATH

solo performance · happy/sad artist collective · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
What happens when love meets anxiety? And OCD? And depression? Join me in this comedic exploration of all the neurotic tendencies and defense mechanisms between me and something called happy. If I can get out of my own way, I just might figure it out. Then again, it might be the death of me.
What happens when love meets anxiety? And OCD? And depression? Join me in this comedic exploration of all the neurotic tendencies and defense mechanisms between me and something called happy. If I can get out of my own way, I just might figure it out. Then again, it might be the death of me.

HOLLYWOOD MINSTREL SHOW: THE HOLLYWOOD AFRICANS

solo performance · michael mcfall · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
“Hollywood Minstrel show: The Hollywood Africans,” is performance art inspired by “Hollywood Africans” canvas by Jean Michel Basquiat. Hollywood Minstrel show chronicles a wacky former studio executive now homeless living on the streets of Los Angeles.
“Hollywood Minstrel show: The Hollywood Africans,” is performance art inspired by “Hollywood Africans” canvas by Jean Michel Basquiat. Hollywood Minstrel show chronicles a wacky former studio executive now homeless living on the streets of Los Angeles.