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ODILIA

ensemble theatre · las damas calaveras · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Odilia is a social worker on a mission to save a man’s life who is fleeing deportation in the borderlands. She is met by a mysterious figure and gets thrust into the Middle Ground, a space inhabited by Esqueletos. Before the sun rises, Odilia must uncover the secret to life to save her own.
Odilia is a social worker on a mission to save a man’s life who is fleeing deportation in the borderlands. She is met by a mysterious figure and gets thrust into the Middle Ground, a space inhabited by Esqueletos. Before the sun rises, Odilia must uncover the secret to life to save her own.

MOUNT VERNON

ensemble theatre · the vindicate co · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
THIS IS A MAJOR MUST SEE.**** You can’t possibly know that killing someone is forever. Can you? Directed by Peter Marc Jacobson. Sophie Ward and Brandon Ruiter star in a play about two strangers whose lives were changed in an instant.
THIS IS A MAJOR MUST SEE.**** You can’t possibly know that killing someone is forever. Can you? Directed by Peter Marc Jacobson. Sophie Ward and Brandon Ruiter star in a play about two strangers whose lives were changed in an instant.

WASHED IN THE BLOOD

lightformlab · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Would you die for your beliefs? A school shooter who singles out believers enters the lives of a teenage evangelist, a juvenile delinquent, and a youth pastor with a shady past. Based on eyewitness accounts of the shooting at Umpqua Community College.
Would you die for your beliefs? A school shooter who singles out believers enters the lives of a teenage evangelist, a juvenile delinquent, and a youth pastor with a shady past. Based on eyewitness accounts of the shooting at Umpqua Community College.

THE DESIGNATED MOURNER BY WALLACE SHAWN

ensemble theatre · into the blue · Ages 14+ · United States of America
The trio from Theatre of NOTE who brought you THE FEVER returns with Wallace Shawn's THE DESIGNATED MOURNER. Leaders of a familiar western nation choose to sacrifice freedom for total control, as the fate of three citizens unfolds in a story matched with equal parts heart, humor, and horror.
The trio from Theatre of NOTE who brought you THE FEVER returns with Wallace Shawn's THE DESIGNATED MOURNER. Leaders of a familiar western nation choose to sacrifice freedom for total control, as the fate of three citizens unfolds in a story matched with equal parts heart, humor, and horror.

ADAM AND EVE

comedy · the stella adler theatre lab · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
In this comedic reimagining of 'Adam and Eve', we discover that the story we've been told is a lie, and our only hope for truth, is a Clown.
In this comedic reimagining of 'Adam and Eve', we discover that the story we've been told is a lie, and our only hope for truth, is a Clown.

THE HUMAN TEST SUBJECTS

don't ride the reindeer productions · Ages 21+ · United States of America
This all-female improv troupe is ready to touch some taboos, and we want you to join us. We snagged an encore award, so that's pretty cool, right? RIGHT?? Anyway. Come see us! We'll make you laugh, we promise. Unless you have no sense of humor - that's not on us.
This all-female improv troupe is ready to touch some taboos, and we want you to join us. We snagged an encore award, so that's pretty cool, right? RIGHT?? Anyway. Come see us! We'll make you laugh, we promise. Unless you have no sense of humor - that's not on us.

A MIGHTY WOMAN

ensemble theatre · zach laws productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Three sisters gather in their home town after the death of their mother. As they come to terms with the passing of a parent, the sisters confront their past and their future with equal parts pain, anger, laughter, sadness, and ultimately, hope.
Three sisters gather in their home town after the death of their mother. As they come to terms with the passing of a parent, the sisters confront their past and their future with equal parts pain, anger, laughter, sadness, and ultimately, hope.

THE COLLECTION BY HAROLD PINTER/ANNIVERSARY BY RACHEL BONDS

ensemble theatre · milleninoir · Ages 13+ · United States of America
An evening of two one act plays dealing with the way we inadvertently allow ourselves to create chaos in our romantic relationships.
An evening of two one act plays dealing with the way we inadvertently allow ourselves to create chaos in our romantic relationships.

JONBENET RAMSEY: THE MUSICAL (PARODY)

musicals and operas · jbr: the musical · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Who killed JonBenet Ramsey? We may never know. This parody musical rewrites the Broadway hits you know and love in order to explain of an investigation gone horribly wrong all while bringing the widely believed, overbearing pageant mom gone mad, theory to light.
Who killed JonBenet Ramsey? We may never know. This parody musical rewrites the Broadway hits you know and love in order to explain of an investigation gone horribly wrong all while bringing the widely believed, overbearing pageant mom gone mad, theory to light.

MARK TWAIN ANSWERS ALL YOUR QUESTIONS!

aldridge-goodman · Ages 7+ · United States of America
Mr. Mark Twain returns to the Fringe with his patented* one man show. There's gonna be stories and jokes and lots of opportunities for the audience to get, shall we say, "involved." If you like nonsense, this is your show. *Patent under review.
Mr. Mark Twain returns to the Fringe with his patented* one man show. There's gonna be stories and jokes and lots of opportunities for the audience to get, shall we say, "involved." If you like nonsense, this is your show. *Patent under review.

STRAP-ON

ensemble theatre · proboscis theatre company · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
From the lunatics who brought you La La La Strada! Two millennial women caught in a courtroom drama. The defendant claims she was just role-playing as a man and the sex/gender play was consensual. The complainant claims she didn't know her lover was female. Was it gender fraud? Sexual assault?
From the lunatics who brought you La La La Strada! Two millennial women caught in a courtroom drama. The defendant claims she was just role-playing as a man and the sex/gender play was consensual. The complainant claims she didn't know her lover was female. Was it gender fraud? Sexual assault?

LABITITY

comedy · outside entertainment · Ages 17+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
A comedic set takes a theatrical turn when a young comedian explores topics of race, gender, and sexuality. You'll laugh and squirm alongside a cast of characters that bring her perceptions to life, losing her Labitity (labels, titles, and identities) as she challenges you to do the same.
A comedic set takes a theatrical turn when a young comedian explores topics of race, gender, and sexuality. You'll laugh and squirm alongside a cast of characters that bring her perceptions to life, losing her Labitity (labels, titles, and identities) as she challenges you to do the same.

THE WHEEL OF INVENTION

comedy · awesometech industries · Ages 18+ · United States of America
The Wheel of Invention is a peek inside the mind of the 20th century's most troubled themed entertainment visionary, Herman J. Weintraub. Spin The Wheel to travel through the next century and see what's in store! Plus: Join us for a guided tour of Herman's theme park, Weintraubsylvania!
The Wheel of Invention is a peek inside the mind of the 20th century's most troubled themed entertainment visionary, Herman J. Weintraub. Spin The Wheel to travel through the next century and see what's in store! Plus: Join us for a guided tour of Herman's theme park, Weintraubsylvania!

GIRLS TOGETHER ALWAYS

ensemble theatre · davisacts · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Kind of funny. Kind of raw. Mostly real. Ten short pieces about growing up Girl in America that will make you laugh, cry, remember and think. Not for women only.
Kind of funny. Kind of raw. Mostly real. Ten short pieces about growing up Girl in America that will make you laugh, cry, remember and think. Not for women only.

COCKROACH DIALOGUES

comedy · second skin theatre · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
A terrifyingly hilarious tale of dreams in LA consumed by cockroaches, both real and imagined. WINNER 2016 Fringe Runway Award for Best Costumes!
A terrifyingly hilarious tale of dreams in LA consumed by cockroaches, both real and imagined. WINNER 2016 Fringe Runway Award for Best Costumes!