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DEAR JEFF: A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT SUICIDE & DOMESTIC ABUSE

musicals and operas · good shows · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · 55 mins · United States of America
A one-woman musical with original songs written and performed by Callie Ott. Based on her true story, Callie was in an abusive relationship with her boyfriend Jeff. But if she ever broke up with him, he would threaten to kill himself. Finally, she did... and he did.
A one-woman musical with original songs written and performed by Callie Ott. Based on her true story, Callie was in an abusive relationship with her boyfriend Jeff. But if she ever broke up with him, he would threaten to kill himself. Finally, she did... and he did.

TO RICHARD!

ensemble theatre · pale horse craft · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 70 mins · United States of America
A white lady and a Latino man cross paths in the woods of Connecticut. Chaos ensues. Hilarity abounds. There may be hugging. From Hollywood Fringe & Edinburgh Fringe award winning writer-director. Discount code HUG for $10 tickets. (Tight on cash? Limited pay-what-you-can tickets each show!)
A white lady and a Latino man cross paths in the woods of Connecticut. Chaos ensues. Hilarity abounds. There may be hugging. From Hollywood Fringe & Edinburgh Fringe award winning writer-director. Discount code HUG for $10 tickets. (Tight on cash? Limited pay-what-you-can tickets each show!)

THE LAST POWERPOINT

solo performance · walk a mile works · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · 40 mins · United States of America
'Prospective' Ben, CEO of disIncorporated, delivers a persuasive PowerPoint presentation concerning his latest product offering: Mail-Order Seed Potato Death Clock. As an experimental economic maneuver, disInc. encourages you to pay what you can to attend (cost of parts & labor: $6.66 per customer).
'Prospective' Ben, CEO of disIncorporated, delivers a persuasive PowerPoint presentation concerning his latest product offering: Mail-Order Seed Potato Death Clock. As an experimental economic maneuver, disInc. encourages you to pay what you can to attend (cost of parts & labor: $6.66 per customer).

HELL'S FINEST

immersive theatre · 237 productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · 45 mins · United States of America
The cult of Abaddon has a problem. The Angel of the Abyss, the figure with which they worship, is demanding a new leader. But not just anybody will qualify. Only the darkest, most demented contestants stand a chance at obtaining total power.
The cult of Abaddon has a problem. The Angel of the Abyss, the figure with which they worship, is demanding a new leader. But not just anybody will qualify. Only the darkest, most demented contestants stand a chance at obtaining total power.

THE W*TCHY B*TCHY HOUR

comedy · jammiest co. · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 50 mins · United States of America
An afternoon variety hour of magic with Nader Hanna: The Master Mentalist, stand up by Olivia Hill, drag performance by Mirage a Trios, and 2 short plays: "In Which the Witches Three Spill the T" by Christina Kishpaugh, and "The Bitching Hour" by Cassie Soliday.
An afternoon variety hour of magic with Nader Hanna: The Master Mentalist, stand up by Olivia Hill, drag performance by Mirage a Trios, and 2 short plays: "In Which the Witches Three Spill the T" by Christina Kishpaugh, and "The Bitching Hour" by Cassie Soliday.

INVITATION TO LOVE...AND DEATH

comedy · tj o'brien · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 75 mins · United States of America
In this world premiere dark comedy, hit reality show "Invitation to Love" is an unlikely cross between The Bachelor & American Idol: male & female "Love Guests" participate in talent competitions to stay to win a proposal from the bisexual "Love Host". Suddenly, it's targeted by a serial killer…
In this world premiere dark comedy, hit reality show "Invitation to Love" is an unlikely cross between The Bachelor & American Idol: male & female "Love Guests" participate in talent competitions to stay to win a proposal from the bisexual "Love Host". Suddenly, it's targeted by a serial killer…

FLIGHTS OF FANCY

comedy · firefly theatre group · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Imagination or reality? Elegant stagecraft or just, well… Complications?
Imagination or reality? Elegant stagecraft or just, well… Complications?

WALKING ON EGGSHELLS IN STILETTOS

solo performance · ann-marie lariccia · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Walking On Eggshells In Stilettos written/performed by Ann-Marie Lariccia & directed/developed by Jessica Lynn Johnson, is one woman’s dark comedy about the effects of child abuse and bipolar disorder. We journey with Ann Marie as she steps out of negative patterns and into some sexy stilettos!
Walking On Eggshells In Stilettos written/performed by Ann-Marie Lariccia & directed/developed by Jessica Lynn Johnson, is one woman’s dark comedy about the effects of child abuse and bipolar disorder. We journey with Ann Marie as she steps out of negative patterns and into some sexy stilettos!

TWIRLY'S TRAVELING TRICKS

cabaret & variety · twirly the clown · Ages 0+ · family friendly · one person show · 45 mins · United States of America
COME ONE! COME ALL! For the low, low price of whatever you want - watch as Twirly the Clown spills her guts all over the Fringe Hollywood stage! It's a one clown performance sure to amaze and bewilder! USE CODE: "RUBE" TO ADD TWIRLY'S COMIC BOOK TO YOUR ORDER!
COME ONE! COME ALL! For the low, low price of whatever you want - watch as Twirly the Clown spills her guts all over the Fringe Hollywood stage! It's a one clown performance sure to amaze and bewilder! USE CODE: "RUBE" TO ADD TWIRLY'S COMIC BOOK TO YOUR ORDER!

NAKED MAN RISING

solo performance · kyle durack · Ages 18+ · one person show · 55 mins · United States of America
Here's the truth, the whole naked. when tree high school kids abandon their classmate with Cerebral Palsy completely naked in the wood, he will put his own skin in the Game, Literally! and take his REVENGE!
Here's the truth, the whole naked. when tree high school kids abandon their classmate with Cerebral Palsy completely naked in the wood, he will put his own skin in the Game, Literally! and take his REVENGE!

GUILT

ensemble theatre · cyanide theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
A man searching for a phantom armadillo. A priest breaking from her faith. Former multiple award-winning Hollywood Fringe vets team up to present two original short plays: ‘The Holy Name of Apostasy’ by Ryan Lisman, and ‘Man vs. Armadillo’ by Benjamin Schwartz.
A man searching for a phantom armadillo. A priest breaking from her faith. Former multiple award-winning Hollywood Fringe vets team up to present two original short plays: ‘The Holy Name of Apostasy’ by Ryan Lisman, and ‘Man vs. Armadillo’ by Benjamin Schwartz.

OCTOPI WALL STREET

ensemble theatre · and/yet/1951 · Ages 12+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Octopi Wall Street is a more shellfish look at climate change. The play comes at the issue through a series of vignettes told from the perspective of human and non-human entities. The opening monologue won the 2019 Monologue Selection at the Region 8 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
Octopi Wall Street is a more shellfish look at climate change. The play comes at the issue through a series of vignettes told from the perspective of human and non-human entities. The opening monologue won the 2019 Monologue Selection at the Region 8 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

MIL GRUS

dance & physical theatre · mil grus · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
LA’s premier bouffon troupe is a motley crew of miscreants who have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. This timeless satire features improvised feats of physical and existential comedy that defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain...
LA’s premier bouffon troupe is a motley crew of miscreants who have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. This timeless satire features improvised feats of physical and existential comedy that defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain...

RAISED BY WOLVES

solo performance · written & performed by marla black · Ages 14+ · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
You learn to survive quick when you’re being dragged behind a team of sled dogs. A comedy about a girl and her dogsled team navigating the rocky terrain of growing up and her quest to become the alpha of her own pack.
You learn to survive quick when you’re being dragged behind a team of sled dogs. A comedy about a girl and her dogsled team navigating the rocky terrain of growing up and her quest to become the alpha of her own pack.

LEAR / LOMAN - THE BEST OF INK @FRINGE

ensemble theatre · 2cents theatre group · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Willy Loman crashes into King Lear’s home in Purgatory, where they examine the harsh realities of their lives. Lear has frequent upsetting delusions of his life & Loman watches the damage he caused his family in life & after death. 2Cents Theatre's selection for the 2019 Best of INK Fest @Fringe!
Willy Loman crashes into King Lear’s home in Purgatory, where they examine the harsh realities of their lives. Lear has frequent upsetting delusions of his life & Loman watches the damage he caused his family in life & after death. 2Cents Theatre's selection for the 2019 Best of INK Fest @Fringe!