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ABSOLUTE ZERO (HOW LOVERS AND SAD PEOPLE HOLD UP THE WORLD)

ensemble theatre · n/a · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
In an unusually cold summer, 32 year-old Jim has kidnapped 17 year-old Charles, who he has fallen in love with at first sight. Trapped in Jim's basement, Charles is led through an existential journey to discover how it is that Lovers and Sad People always seem to hold up the World.
In an unusually cold summer, 32 year-old Jim has kidnapped 17 year-old Charles, who he has fallen in love with at first sight. Trapped in Jim's basement, Charles is led through an existential journey to discover how it is that Lovers and Sad People always seem to hold up the World.

"POWER!" STOKELY CARMICHAEL

solo performance · meshaun labrone · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the BLACK POWER MOVEMENT (1966-2016), Meshaun Labrone wrote "POWER!" Stokely Carmichael. The play takes an absurdist journey into the mind of revolutionary, Stokely Carmichael.
In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the BLACK POWER MOVEMENT (1966-2016), Meshaun Labrone wrote "POWER!" Stokely Carmichael. The play takes an absurdist journey into the mind of revolutionary, Stokely Carmichael.

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.

PUNCH AND JUDY

comedy · school of night · Ages 17+ · United States of America
**STAGE RAW TOP TEN! A MUST SEE!** Mr. Punch will tickle your ribs as he bludgeons, stabs, slashes, burns, shoots and inappropriately gropes his way straight into your heart in this live-action adaptation of the western world’s most enduring popular entertainment. Not for kids. 50 Min.
**STAGE RAW TOP TEN! A MUST SEE!** Mr. Punch will tickle your ribs as he bludgeons, stabs, slashes, burns, shoots and inappropriately gropes his way straight into your heart in this live-action adaptation of the western world’s most enduring popular entertainment. Not for kids. 50 Min.

RECLAIMED FREEDOM: FACT OR FICTION

ensemble theatre · 321 on fire! performing artist collective · Ages 17+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
Scott’s afraid to embrace being gay - his sex addiction & hurting other's won't allow it. Based off true LA events, combining documented facts & hilarious audience suggestion, we follow his journey as he pursues his passion of starting a theatre company, while facing his greatest enemy-himself.
Scott’s afraid to embrace being gay - his sex addiction & hurting other's won't allow it. Based off true LA events, combining documented facts & hilarious audience suggestion, we follow his journey as he pursues his passion of starting a theatre company, while facing his greatest enemy-himself.

THE FATHER, THE SON & THE HOLY SH!T

solo performance · midnight drive productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
All Shadley Grei ever wanted was to know his father. After a couple awkward encounters, including one at a urinal, they finally met. This is the wickedly weird true story of a boy who grows to question everything he thought he wanted when his wish finally comes true.
All Shadley Grei ever wanted was to know his father. After a couple awkward encounters, including one at a urinal, they finally met. This is the wickedly weird true story of a boy who grows to question everything he thought he wanted when his wish finally comes true.

BLOOD FROM A CHEAP CIGAR

comedy · hollywood shorts · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Original one act written by Genevieve Joy. Starring Genevieve Joy and Joseph Reitman Directed by Kimberley Browning Margo is trying her best to find the inner strength to break up with George for good.
Original one act written by Genevieve Joy. Starring Genevieve Joy and Joseph Reitman Directed by Kimberley Browning Margo is trying her best to find the inner strength to break up with George for good.

#WHALEFAIL

comedy · go go guppie productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
A woman is eaten alive by a killer whale at America's top marine park. Who is to blame for this colossal #WhaleFail? Part comedy. Part drama. Part whale murder mystery. #WHALEFAIL: a biting new play by Brett Epstein. Not everything is black & white.
A woman is eaten alive by a killer whale at America's top marine park. Who is to blame for this colossal #WhaleFail? Part comedy. Part drama. Part whale murder mystery. #WHALEFAIL: a biting new play by Brett Epstein. Not everything is black & white.

ONE STEP OVER

ensemble theatre · bsd productions and cyanide theatre · Ages 17+ · United States of America
By rapid turns sad, hilarious and truly terrifying, ONE STEP OVER follows the exploits of a group of gonzo Wall Street brokers who share no compunction about stealing from their clients, alienating their families, and turning on each other if it means making more money.
By rapid turns sad, hilarious and truly terrifying, ONE STEP OVER follows the exploits of a group of gonzo Wall Street brokers who share no compunction about stealing from their clients, alienating their families, and turning on each other if it means making more money.

HIPPOPOTAMOIDEA!!!

comedy · blj productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Haunted by a spooky song, a young man tries to escape the ghosts that plague him... whatever it takes. Will he escape? Or will he be trapped in HIPPOPOTAMOIDEA!!!
Haunted by a spooky song, a young man tries to escape the ghosts that plague him... whatever it takes. Will he escape? Or will he be trapped in HIPPOPOTAMOIDEA!!!

MALADAPTATION

ensemble theatre · asylum @ mccadden theatre · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
We don't get to choose our families and sometimes the hardest choice we have to make is to love. MALADAPTATION is a tour de force one act of a brother and sister striving to reconcile their past to fight for their future not only for each other but to save the other from themselves.
We don't get to choose our families and sometimes the hardest choice we have to make is to love. MALADAPTATION is a tour de force one act of a brother and sister striving to reconcile their past to fight for their future not only for each other but to save the other from themselves.

SURGE

solo performance · divergent at the rose · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States of America
A terrorist attack, a stalker, assault charges... and Lake Erie in his living room. The sometimes funny, sometimes terrifying story of Alan, a man living in confusing times - by acclaimed playwright Chris Stezin
A terrorist attack, a stalker, assault charges... and Lake Erie in his living room. The sometimes funny, sometimes terrifying story of Alan, a man living in confusing times - by acclaimed playwright Chris Stezin

THE GAY GUIDE TO TINSELTOWN

solo performance · goodfuntimes · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Hop aboard a tour of Hollywood's messy queer history. From Rock Hudson's hushed AIDS battle to the real heroes at the Stonewall riots to the sinister Reaganite 80s, The Gay Guide to Tinseltown explores how far the LGBTQ movement has actually come.
Hop aboard a tour of Hollywood's messy queer history. From Rock Hudson's hushed AIDS battle to the real heroes at the Stonewall riots to the sinister Reaganite 80s, The Gay Guide to Tinseltown explores how far the LGBTQ movement has actually come.

SMOKE

ensemble theatre · rogue machine theatre · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · United States of America
"You get to choose what happens to you," John tells Julie at a kink-play party. She's an aspiring dropout living in her famous parents' shadow; he's her dad's intern. They instantly connect, but with ambitions and knives bared and sex an open question, the encounter pushes them further than imagined
"You get to choose what happens to you," John tells Julie at a kink-play party. She's an aspiring dropout living in her famous parents' shadow; he's her dad's intern. They instantly connect, but with ambitions and knives bared and sex an open question, the encounter pushes them further than imagined

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.

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