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BROADWAY NOIR

musicals and operas · sugimation productions · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States of America
Broadway Noir is an original musical and satirical commentary on the shady inner workings of the theatre business through the eyes of New York's finest detectives in the 1940's. Come for the spectacle, stay for the mystery, and leave with... Well we can't tell you how it ends.
Broadway Noir is an original musical and satirical commentary on the shady inner workings of the theatre business through the eyes of New York's finest detectives in the 1940's. Come for the spectacle, stay for the mystery, and leave with... Well we can't tell you how it ends.

ATTEMPTED: AN UNINTENTIONAL COMEDY

comedy · underdog theatre company · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Tragedy strikes HFF as one of its premiere shows is struck with a tragedy. It's up to a group of Fringe Festival volunteers to keep the show going despite not knowing any lines or what the show is even about. So they make it up as they go along with the help of audience suggestions.
Tragedy strikes HFF as one of its premiere shows is struck with a tragedy. It's up to a group of Fringe Festival volunteers to keep the show going despite not knowing any lines or what the show is even about. So they make it up as they go along with the help of audience suggestions.

ARTICHOKE HEARTS

solo performance · sarah mitchell · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
Artichoke Hearts cuts into the strange, sadistic state of being in love. Written and performed by Sarah Mitchell in a series of embodied interviews, the show investigates why we bother to look for pieces of ourselves in other people.
Artichoke Hearts cuts into the strange, sadistic state of being in love. Written and performed by Sarah Mitchell in a series of embodied interviews, the show investigates why we bother to look for pieces of ourselves in other people.

MIMI'S SUITCASE

solo performance · ana bayat · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America
True story of a European-educated young woman returning to her native Iran after the revolution. One woman, 27 characters, 4 languages. In English, Persian and Spanish with English surtitles.
True story of a European-educated young woman returning to her native Iran after the revolution. One woman, 27 characters, 4 languages. In English, Persian and Spanish with English surtitles.

SWEET LOVE ADIEU (OR 'THE BARD GETS HARD!')

comedy · rogue shakespeare® · Ages 18+ · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
(75 minutes) Romeo and Juliet meets Monty Python! A hilarious comedy of errors from multiple award-winning British verse playwright, Ryan J-W Smith. Winner - The International Award - Hollywood Fringe Festival 2015. "The Bard Mark II - Genius!" - BBC. "A damned good romp" - British Theatre Guide
(75 minutes) Romeo and Juliet meets Monty Python! A hilarious comedy of errors from multiple award-winning British verse playwright, Ryan J-W Smith. Winner - The International Award - Hollywood Fringe Festival 2015. "The Bard Mark II - Genius!" - BBC. "A damned good romp" - British Theatre Guide

DEN OF THIEVES BY STEPHEN ADLY GUIRGIS

ensemble theatre · raludom theater company · Ages 15+ · United States of America
Maggie, a junk-food-binging shoplifter, Paul, a sincere recovering overeater, Flacco, a wannabe Puerto Rican criminal and Boochie, a hooker, find themselves facing execution by mobster Sal and his youthful boss, Lou “Little Tuna” Pescatore after their scheme to rob a local nightclub goes awry.
Maggie, a junk-food-binging shoplifter, Paul, a sincere recovering overeater, Flacco, a wannabe Puerto Rican criminal and Boochie, a hooker, find themselves facing execution by mobster Sal and his youthful boss, Lou “Little Tuna” Pescatore after their scheme to rob a local nightclub goes awry.

SEX

comedy · odette productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
A sizzling menage a trois awaits an ever so scandalous socialite, an alleged duke, and a struggling actor as they board the 20th Century Limited bound for New York. Who will come out on top? Join Odette Productions for this who’s doing who comedy celebrating the sexual awakening of the 1920s.
A sizzling menage a trois awaits an ever so scandalous socialite, an alleged duke, and a struggling actor as they board the 20th Century Limited bound for New York. Who will come out on top? Join Odette Productions for this who’s doing who comedy celebrating the sexual awakening of the 1920s.

LANGUAGE OF THE HEART

ensemble theatre · citizen changetheatre · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United States of America
"Language of the Heart" An original play by Gina Rose Powell. Seven strangers on a subway discover a train wreck is exactly what their broken hearts needed.
"Language of the Heart" An original play by Gina Rose Powell. Seven strangers on a subway discover a train wreck is exactly what their broken hearts needed.

MAKIN' A MOVIE FEATURING THE MAD JACKRATS

comedy · lpnsimprov · Ages 15+ · United States of America
LPNSImprov's MAKIN' A MOVIE is an improvised comedy show starring The MaD JaCKRaTS. Using audience suggestions, they will create complete stories, 100% on the fly, that showcase hilarious characters in crazy situations! Come laugh with us! Directed by Lauren Patrice Nadler www.LPNSImprov.com
LPNSImprov's MAKIN' A MOVIE is an improvised comedy show starring The MaD JaCKRaTS. Using audience suggestions, they will create complete stories, 100% on the fly, that showcase hilarious characters in crazy situations! Come laugh with us! Directed by Lauren Patrice Nadler www.LPNSImprov.com

MIND2MIND

cabaret & variety · writers direct group · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Experience the fun side of ESP, with jaw-dropping feats of mind-reading in a show for adults. An interactive cartoon character appearing on TV joins an onstage mindreader to read the audiences’ thoughts. Full of fun, laughs and amazing experiments, “Mind2Mind” will leave you absolutely astonished!
Experience the fun side of ESP, with jaw-dropping feats of mind-reading in a show for adults. An interactive cartoon character appearing on TV joins an onstage mindreader to read the audiences’ thoughts. Full of fun, laughs and amazing experiments, “Mind2Mind” will leave you absolutely astonished!

I AM VERTICAL

solo performance · michaela myers · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.

TOILEY T. PAPER: ROLL MODEL!

comedy · grant baciocco & john b. dehaas · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Toiley T. Paper: Roll Model! is a hilarious 40 minutes of comedy, music, and foul mouthed puppets with an attitude that skewers the Hollywood fame machine. A must see!
Toiley T. Paper: Roll Model! is a hilarious 40 minutes of comedy, music, and foul mouthed puppets with an attitude that skewers the Hollywood fame machine. A must see!

CODE:197 DWB (DRIVING WHILE BLEWISH).

solo performance · lumpy-cramp dba, blj productions & poor-man theatre co. · Ages 14+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr, a.k.a. Ben-El David, a.k.a Benny Weinberg, or is it Benny Lee Harris Weinberg-Lumpkins, whatever, he is Blewish, a.k.a. Black and Jewish. Oy Vey! Sababa? Why Judaism? These questions are answered and more at the only Oneg at hff16. Special appearance by Diversidad.
Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr, a.k.a. Ben-El David, a.k.a Benny Weinberg, or is it Benny Lee Harris Weinberg-Lumpkins, whatever, he is Blewish, a.k.a. Black and Jewish. Oy Vey! Sababa? Why Judaism? These questions are answered and more at the only Oneg at hff16. Special appearance by Diversidad.

GILDA: A TRIBUTE TO THE BELOVED COMEDIENNE GILDA RADNER

solo performance · helena k cosentino · one person show · United States of America
This show pays homage to Gilda’s infamous characters, quirky songs and stories of how she used humor to get through the struggles of a life cut short. Be transported back to a time where humor was innocent yet edgy and poignant. This is a glimpse into the timeless spirit of a girl named Gilda.
This show pays homage to Gilda’s infamous characters, quirky songs and stories of how she used humor to get through the struggles of a life cut short. Be transported back to a time where humor was innocent yet edgy and poignant. This is a glimpse into the timeless spirit of a girl named Gilda.

MY BIG FAT BLONDE MUSICAL

neon watching day productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
TOP OF FRINGE WINNER BEST WORLD PREMIERE WINNER BEST MUSICAL WINNER My Big Fat Blonde Musical follows Terri as she fights her insecurities and learns to measure her worth by talent rather than the size of her pants.
TOP OF FRINGE WINNER BEST WORLD PREMIERE WINNER BEST MUSICAL WINNER My Big Fat Blonde Musical follows Terri as she fights her insecurities and learns to measure her worth by talent rather than the size of her pants.

The Story of an Unlikely Showgirl

Pamela was destined to be a licensed registered nurse. But fate led her in to the exciting world of entertainment as a dancer. Join Pamela, as she takes you through her journey of transformation despite the comical limitations she was born in to.

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