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ORSON WELLES & SCATMAN CROTHERS IN 'A HOLLYWOOD ENDING'

ensemble theatre · pachyderm productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
In 1985, Orson Welles, Hollywood legend, & Scatman Crothers, best known for taking an axe to the chest in 'The Shining', did voice work on the animated film "Transformers: The Movie". It was the last job for each. "A Hollywood Ending" tells the story of their meeting at the film's auditions.
In 1985, Orson Welles, Hollywood legend, & Scatman Crothers, best known for taking an axe to the chest in 'The Shining', did voice work on the animated film "Transformers: The Movie". It was the last job for each. "A Hollywood Ending" tells the story of their meeting at the film's auditions.

THE VIDEO GAMES

mb stage productions · Ages 14+ · family friendly · flashing lights · United States of America
After running six months Off-Broadway, THE VIDEO GAMES returns to Hollywood Fringe Festival! An interactive stage combat extravaganza where beloved video game icons complete for the title of Player One! The show changes every performance as the audience votes for their favorite characters!
After running six months Off-Broadway, THE VIDEO GAMES returns to Hollywood Fringe Festival! An interactive stage combat extravaganza where beloved video game icons complete for the title of Player One! The show changes every performance as the audience votes for their favorite characters!

KING DICK

comedy · the gangbusters theatre company · Ages 11+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
It's Christmas 1970, and The King is on the run from his family. With Mercury in retrograde, he concocts a scheme offering his services to solve America’s drug problem in exchange for a Federal Agent Badge. Will Dick Nixon say yes? It was the last time anyone was allowed to cold call the President.
It's Christmas 1970, and The King is on the run from his family. With Mercury in retrograde, he concocts a scheme offering his services to solve America’s drug problem in exchange for a Federal Agent Badge. Will Dick Nixon say yes? It was the last time anyone was allowed to cold call the President.

ZIP TIES

entier theatre co. & cyanide theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Two hitmen have captured a man who has just been released from prison. But neither the man or his captors have any idea why they're all there. Answers will come...when The Boss arrives. Like a Tarantino farce on crack, with plenty of blood and laughter. One, pure, uncut, hour of tension.
Two hitmen have captured a man who has just been released from prison. But neither the man or his captors have any idea why they're all there. Answers will come...when The Boss arrives. Like a Tarantino farce on crack, with plenty of blood and laughter. One, pure, uncut, hour of tension.

STUPID SONGS!!

comedy · stupid songs · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · United States of America
If you HATE musical theatre, if you LOVE musical theatre, this is the show for you. A night of original funny songs & parodies that will make you forget we're all going to die. For a bit.
If you HATE musical theatre, if you LOVE musical theatre, this is the show for you. A night of original funny songs & parodies that will make you forget we're all going to die. For a bit.

KING OF KONG: A MUSICAL PARODY

notaweeb · Ages 12+ · United States of America
A two-person, unauthorized, award-winning musical parody of the hit documentary “The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters”, following two men on their combative quest to hold the high score in the classic video game Donkey Kong.
A two-person, unauthorized, award-winning musical parody of the hit documentary “The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters”, following two men on their combative quest to hold the high score in the classic video game Donkey Kong.

BREAKING BARD

comedy · the porters of hellsgate · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
BREAKING BARD posits one of humanity’s greatest questions: What if TV’s “Breaking Bad” was written by William Shakespeare? The Porters of Hellsgate present the most lamentable tragedie of Walter of Albuquerque: containing his treacherous plots, tyrannical rise to power, and most deserved death.
BREAKING BARD posits one of humanity’s greatest questions: What if TV’s “Breaking Bad” was written by William Shakespeare? The Porters of Hellsgate present the most lamentable tragedie of Walter of Albuquerque: containing his treacherous plots, tyrannical rise to power, and most deserved death.

THE LOAD-IN

comedy · mahoobla productions · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States of America
A band loads their equipment into a venue before the audience is let in. What could possibly go wrong? Well, quite a lot, actually. Grab a drink from the bar and find out what these people's fucking deal is. Written and directed by David Svengalis
A band loads their equipment into a venue before the audience is let in. What could possibly go wrong? Well, quite a lot, actually. Grab a drink from the bar and find out what these people's fucking deal is. Written and directed by David Svengalis

MUDD THE MAGNIFICENT: MAGIC & MAYHEM

cabaret & variety · the magic of jimmy h · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
What happens if you cross Beetlejuice with David Copperfield? You get a charming, loud-mouthed monster ready to blow your mind hole. Escape reality and get MUDDgished!
What happens if you cross Beetlejuice with David Copperfield? You get a charming, loud-mouthed monster ready to blow your mind hole. Escape reality and get MUDDgished!

SLEEPING AROUND

ensemble theatre · theatre unleashed · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Sex is easy. Love is hard. Sleeping Around interweaves the stories of nine very different people searching for intimacy and all connected by sex, relationships and the sometimes hysterical, sometimes crushing emotional baggage of both.
Sex is easy. Love is hard. Sleeping Around interweaves the stories of nine very different people searching for intimacy and all connected by sex, relationships and the sometimes hysterical, sometimes crushing emotional baggage of both.

THUMB WARS

comedy · boring boys productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
"Top 6 Fun & Fringy Shows" - LAist "Fast, fun, and so much to recognize in this play." "Fast paced and entertaining! Highly recommend" A crass comedic one-act of he/said, she /said, misinterpretations and the new realities of dating with your thumbs.
"Top 6 Fun & Fringy Shows" - LAist "Fast, fun, and so much to recognize in this play." "Fast paced and entertaining! Highly recommend" A crass comedic one-act of he/said, she /said, misinterpretations and the new realities of dating with your thumbs.

AN EXPLORATION OF GENDER EXPRESSION - TAMING OF THE SHREW

queer classics · world premiere · United States of America
In modern times, Queer Classics' Kate and Petruchio might identify as trans, but the 1950's are a completely different world. In this new and sexy take on Shakespeare's classic comedy, QC explores the characters' expression of gender in a time before there were labels to define it.
In modern times, Queer Classics' Kate and Petruchio might identify as trans, but the 1950's are a completely different world. In this new and sexy take on Shakespeare's classic comedy, QC explores the characters' expression of gender in a time before there were labels to define it.

MAX & ELSA: NO MUSIC. NO CHILDREN.

comedy · the norton school for the occasionally self-employed · Ages 10+ · world premiere · United States of America
If you've seen THE SOUND OF MUSIC, you know what happens to Maria and the von Trapps – they do, in fact, climb ev'ry mountain. But what about Uncle Max and the Baroness? Come find out in MAX & ELSA, a subversive comedy featuring the two people for whom the hills were NOT alive with… well, you know.
If you've seen THE SOUND OF MUSIC, you know what happens to Maria and the von Trapps – they do, in fact, climb ev'ry mountain. But what about Uncle Max and the Baroness? Come find out in MAX & ELSA, a subversive comedy featuring the two people for whom the hills were NOT alive with… well, you know.

NELL GWYNNE: A DRAMATICK ESSAYE ON ACTING AND PROSTITUTION

solo performance · dr act presents... · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Nell Gwynne - Darling of Stage and Royal Bed! Whizz back to 1660s' Merry Olde Englande for a saucy look at how one of Britain's first actresses became King Charles II's mistress and a serious contributor to the role of women in theatre. With music, oranges and some Anglo-Saxon language!
Nell Gwynne - Darling of Stage and Royal Bed! Whizz back to 1660s' Merry Olde Englande for a saucy look at how one of Britain's first actresses became King Charles II's mistress and a serious contributor to the role of women in theatre. With music, oranges and some Anglo-Saxon language!

MAGNUM OPUS THEATRE PRESENTS

the magnum players · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Nominated BEST COMEDY! OVATION RECOMMENDED! "GO"-LA Weekly! Untrained writers send their screenplays to Hollywood studios every day. We perform the worst live on stage. Word for word. We didn't change a thing. Honest!
Nominated BEST COMEDY! OVATION RECOMMENDED! "GO"-LA Weekly! Untrained writers send their screenplays to Hollywood studios every day. We perform the worst live on stage. Word for word. We didn't change a thing. Honest!

WHOAH! LOOKS GOOD! Seriously. #Seriously

From 2x winners of Best of Fringe! Boxing Your Demons: Like if David Lynch became a health/fitness influencer and made an immersive theatre show about cognitive dissonance. Cute workout clothes and chakra crystals recommended. #gratitude

Forgetting not Forgotten

This multimedia, multiple character is a edutainment solo show. A performer takes on the role as caregiver after her mothers diagnosis with Alzheimers, and as the neighborhood becomes gentrified her world falls apart.

HOBOKEN

After a one-night stand, Jack and Erica try to uncover more of each other. She wants to be an actress and he's a mysterious Irishman who has the money to make her dreams come true - until an unspeakable act leads to an explosive climax in: HOBOKEN.

Five Pieces of Paper

How do you tell a story about the Holocaust without it being overwhelming? You sing in Yiddish, act, tell stories, puppeteer, clown, and bake... “Beautifully courageous and authentic performance. I laughed, I cried, and I was deeply moved.”