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I CAME TO MAKE NOISE

carrie mikuls · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Recipient of The Encore Producers' Award, I Came to Make Noise is a hip hop feminist theatrical happening challenging the stereotype that women are expected to be quiet and agreeable.
Recipient of The Encore Producers' Award, I Came to Make Noise is a hip hop feminist theatrical happening challenging the stereotype that women are expected to be quiet and agreeable.

SKIN JOBS

jim vejvoda · world premiere · United States of America
An Asian-American visual effects artist is working on a top secret, very racially problematic project: digitally altering a white movie star to look biracial. Her white reporter bestie threatens to expose it all — and destroy her friend in the process.
An Asian-American visual effects artist is working on a top secret, very racially problematic project: digitally altering a white movie star to look biracial. Her white reporter bestie threatens to expose it all — and destroy her friend in the process.

THE WORD

One More Chance · done and done · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Redemption comes with a 2 for 1 at happy hour.
Redemption comes with a 2 for 1 at happy hour.

SURVIVAL CHECK

flat tire theatre company · Ages 14+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
When four millennials on a camping trip stumble upon strange artifacts and weapons, they realize that this weekend escape has turned into an escape for their lives! They've been thrown into a world with monsters and magic, and they'll have to role play and battle their way out.
When four millennials on a camping trip stumble upon strange artifacts and weapons, they realize that this weekend escape has turned into an escape for their lives! They've been thrown into a world with monsters and magic, and they'll have to role play and battle their way out.

I CAN HEAR YOU NOW

One More Chance · dean winkleson presents · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Famous spokesperson, Cell Phone Phil, goes on a search to find out the real story of his childhood hero...the reclusive Mikey from Life cereal.
Famous spokesperson, Cell Phone Phil, goes on a search to find out the real story of his childhood hero...the reclusive Mikey from Life cereal.

UNREAL CITY

immersive theatre · 2cents theatre group · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
This is the way the world ends. You have been selected for a post-apocalyptic journey to Unreal City, to escape a destroyed world. A fully immersive and interactive, intimate and challenging new experience based on The Wasteland & other works of TS Eliot.
This is the way the world ends. You have been selected for a post-apocalyptic journey to Unreal City, to escape a destroyed world. A fully immersive and interactive, intimate and challenging new experience based on The Wasteland & other works of TS Eliot.

MOVIN' ON UP

comedy · self · Ages 18+ · United States of America
It’s funny-or-die-in-the-graveyard time when Jeremy Kehoe’s absurdist, existential comedy, “Movin’ On Up”, makes its West Coast premiere at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival at The Complex Hollywood (Ruby Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd.) June 1 - 21.
It’s funny-or-die-in-the-graveyard time when Jeremy Kehoe’s absurdist, existential comedy, “Movin’ On Up”, makes its West Coast premiere at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival at The Complex Hollywood (Ruby Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd.) June 1 - 21.

WHITE PEOPLE DRINKING

the zoo theatre co. · Ages 21+ · United States of America
"If you think it's about you -- you're probably right" A bored billionaire and his wife hold a charade of a dinner party. When their guests arrive, they take their coats and strip away societal constructs, what remains is...all too human.
"If you think it's about you -- you're probably right" A bored billionaire and his wife hold a charade of a dinner party. When their guests arrive, they take their coats and strip away societal constructs, what remains is...all too human.

NIGHTS IN SQUIRT CITY, PHUKENBURG

ensemble theatre · alex at the fringe · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
In a post-truth, globalized society, where factual lines are blurred, "Nights In Squirt City, Phukenburg" explores the intricate and complicated corners of the dark-web. It is where visitors from all over the world ambiguously congregate online to feed their darkest desires.
In a post-truth, globalized society, where factual lines are blurred, "Nights In Squirt City, Phukenburg" explores the intricate and complicated corners of the dark-web. It is where visitors from all over the world ambiguously congregate online to feed their darkest desires.

THE DAY I BECAME BLACK

One More Chance · bill posley · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Biracial Bill Posley grew up happily identifying as both black & white. But at 10 yrs old he learns the world does in fact judge a book by it's color, & even though he's half white he's labeled 100% black. Does a young comedian have to get rid of his whiteness, to be the color he's "supposed" to be?
Biracial Bill Posley grew up happily identifying as both black & white. But at 10 yrs old he learns the world does in fact judge a book by it's color, & even though he's half white he's labeled 100% black. Does a young comedian have to get rid of his whiteness, to be the color he's "supposed" to be?

UNREEL

solo performance · denzil meyers · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A riff on Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape, UNREEL recreates a foolish young man's uncertain journey to his dark side the night before his college entrance exams. A comedic journey about the confusing truth of Kiergegaard's maxim: Life must be lived forwards, but it can only be understood backwards
A riff on Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape, UNREEL recreates a foolish young man's uncertain journey to his dark side the night before his college entrance exams. A comedic journey about the confusing truth of Kiergegaard's maxim: Life must be lived forwards, but it can only be understood backwards

LAERTES LOVES HAMLET LOVES OPHELIA

lucid dramatics · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
To be or not to be, but also, we’re out of toilet paper... There’s no space for soliloquies in this apartment. What happens when three of Shakespeare’s most iconic characters move in together? A sexy, bloody, love triangle.
To be or not to be, but also, we’re out of toilet paper... There’s no space for soliloquies in this apartment. What happens when three of Shakespeare’s most iconic characters move in together? A sexy, bloody, love triangle.

I DIED TODAY

solo performance · vida-loca · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Jake realizes he died today and tries to figure out if his life mattered and who he ultimately loved
Jake realizes he died today and tries to figure out if his life mattered and who he ultimately loved

STAND DOWN THE MARCH

ensemble theatre · naomi brodkin & matt pacult · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
What is the role of activism? Liv is a third quarter senior in college looking for her “thing.” She stumbles into a cause when she learns a professor is an active Holocaust denier planning a march. Naomi Brodkin’s new play explores the notion of truth and how far one must go to fight for it.
What is the role of activism? Liv is a third quarter senior in college looking for her “thing.” She stumbles into a cause when she learns a professor is an active Holocaust denier planning a march. Naomi Brodkin’s new play explores the notion of truth and how far one must go to fight for it.

VILLAIN - AN AMERICAN STORY

ensemble theatre · from the gut creations · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
"Villain" compares the lives of two families who have to deal with the aftermath of the same tragedy, the shooting of a black teenage boy by a white police officer. To live righteously, must we create a villain?
"Villain" compares the lives of two families who have to deal with the aftermath of the same tragedy, the shooting of a black teenage boy by a white police officer. To live righteously, must we create a villain?