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MY MOM DIED WHEN I WAS 14 (A COMEDY)

goodnight orchard films · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
An one man show from Matthew Gudernatch, who touches on what it was like to lose his mother at a tender age. There are stories, songs, jokes, and other attempts to turn all of the unending pain he's endured into a fun performance with maybe just a pinch of male nudity. (It's a comedy)
An one man show from Matthew Gudernatch, who touches on what it was like to lose his mother at a tender age. There are stories, songs, jokes, and other attempts to turn all of the unending pain he's endured into a fun performance with maybe just a pinch of male nudity. (It's a comedy)

HOW TO BE LAZY AND NOT FEEL GUILTY

comedy · leaky faucet & sons · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
A hilarious social satire about a woman who overworks herself until she goes mad! ...yay? Follow Jenine and a psychotic ensemble of characters - including her boss, family, Sponsors(tm), Satan and coworkers - as they collectively run her into the ground!
A hilarious social satire about a woman who overworks herself until she goes mad! ...yay? Follow Jenine and a psychotic ensemble of characters - including her boss, family, Sponsors(tm), Satan and coworkers - as they collectively run her into the ground!

NIGHT OF THE ROOTBEER

comedy · zero effort productions · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States of America
What is rootbeer? What does it mean? Is rootbeer a mere product for consumption or is it something more? When 20 best friends meet up at a pizza parlor some serious drama unfolds...or doesn't..? WHO WOULDN'T WANT TO SEE THIS SHOW??
What is rootbeer? What does it mean? Is rootbeer a mere product for consumption or is it something more? When 20 best friends meet up at a pizza parlor some serious drama unfolds...or doesn't..? WHO WOULDN'T WANT TO SEE THIS SHOW??

SEÑORITA MONTHLY JUICE

comedy · las callejeras · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
Senorita Monthly Juice is an absurd comedy that follows plant worker, Adelina, as she negotiates between her roles as a faithful “blood-worker” at a beauty startup and a mother concerned with the convoluted messages her very own company is televising out into the world.
Senorita Monthly Juice is an absurd comedy that follows plant worker, Adelina, as she negotiates between her roles as a faithful “blood-worker” at a beauty startup and a mother concerned with the convoluted messages her very own company is televising out into the world.

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.

ANDY: THE RED-NOSED WARHOLA

immersive theatre · ezra buzzington · Ages 19+ · United States of America
SORRY, Andy fans. Due to severe cast conflicts, Andy can't appear at this year's feat. Maybe next year again!
SORRY, Andy fans. Due to severe cast conflicts, Andy can't appear at this year's feat. Maybe next year again!

THE LAST ONE-MAN SHOW (LITERALLY)

solo performance · ape x · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
From the writer of award-winning "Letterz 2 2pac" and "Too Many Hitlers", "The Last One-Man Show (LITERALLY)" is the story of an underground comedian (LITERALLY), the lone survivor of WWIII. He still has his dreams, but when you’re the last one left, killing is only suicide. Hilarious!
From the writer of award-winning "Letterz 2 2pac" and "Too Many Hitlers", "The Last One-Man Show (LITERALLY)" is the story of an underground comedian (LITERALLY), the lone survivor of WWIII. He still has his dreams, but when you’re the last one left, killing is only suicide. Hilarious!

SHILO KLOKO

dance & physical theatre · shilo kloko · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Combining butoh with experimental animation and puppetry, Shilo Kloko uses stark, striking visuals to portray a fluid relationship between puppet and puppeteer, reflecting our unstable, fluctuating social and emotional status as humans. Created by Nao Kobayashi. 2018 Hollywood Fringe Scholarship
Combining butoh with experimental animation and puppetry, Shilo Kloko uses stark, striking visuals to portray a fluid relationship between puppet and puppeteer, reflecting our unstable, fluctuating social and emotional status as humans. Created by Nao Kobayashi. 2018 Hollywood Fringe Scholarship

MUTANT OLIVE

solo performance · theatre planners tours · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
Called "CRACKED" & "FEARLESS" by LA TIMES! In the course of an audition for a new play, Mutant Olive surveys the panoramic sweep of one actor's colorful past..Soul-sucking childhood, substance abuse, rampant sex, car crashes, an out-of-body experience, and the timeless functionality of a black cape.
Called "CRACKED" & "FEARLESS" by LA TIMES! In the course of an audition for a new play, Mutant Olive surveys the panoramic sweep of one actor's colorful past..Soul-sucking childhood, substance abuse, rampant sex, car crashes, an out-of-body experience, and the timeless functionality of a black cape.

A VERY DIE HARD CHRISTMAS

comedy · theatre unleashed · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · United States of America
High above the city of L.A., a team of terrorists has seized a building, taken hostages, and declared war. One man has managed to escape. An off-duty cop hiding somewhere inside. He's alone, tired...and he doesn't like Christmas. Yippee Ki-Yay.
High above the city of L.A., a team of terrorists has seized a building, taken hostages, and declared war. One man has managed to escape. An off-duty cop hiding somewhere inside. He's alone, tired...and he doesn't like Christmas. Yippee Ki-Yay.

MACKERS!

comedy · mark marcus mark productions · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Macbeth but funny!
Macbeth but funny!

THE HIGH CAPTAIN

self-produced · Ages 14+ · United States of America
If you had to spend eternity getting high with them on a desert island, who would you vote for? THE HIGH CAPTAIN: An intoxicating new play about the habit of Democracy.
If you had to spend eternity getting high with them on a desert island, who would you vote for? THE HIGH CAPTAIN: An intoxicating new play about the habit of Democracy.

BUZZ'D OUT LIVE!

buzz'd out · Ages 10+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
Love HQ, Double Dare, Jeopardy, and Ellen's Game of Games, this show is for you! Buzz'd Out! Live! is the zany trivia game show that combines mind-bending trivia with crazy challenges to form a show unlike any other. The questions: easy; buzzers: crazy; and the prizes...mediocre! Will you win?
Love HQ, Double Dare, Jeopardy, and Ellen's Game of Games, this show is for you! Buzz'd Out! Live! is the zany trivia game show that combines mind-bending trivia with crazy challenges to form a show unlike any other. The questions: easy; buzzers: crazy; and the prizes...mediocre! Will you win?

REALITY STAR

ensemble theatre · potential celebrities theatre company · Ages 15+ · United States of America
When a mega-famous reality star ends up on her deathbed, her momager must find a way to make sure their fame lasts forever. This darkly comedic satire explores our 21st-century obsession with reality TV and instant fame.
When a mega-famous reality star ends up on her deathbed, her momager must find a way to make sure their fame lasts forever. This darkly comedic satire explores our 21st-century obsession with reality TV and instant fame.

JANE AUSTEN'S EMMA FRANKENSTEIN

comedy · sacred fools theater company · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Monsters, music, and proper Regency manners! Looking to capitalize on the success of such mash-ups as "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," Jane Austen brings us the story of the Woodhouse sisters and their search for love with the Frankenstein Family.
Monsters, music, and proper Regency manners! Looking to capitalize on the success of such mash-ups as "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," Jane Austen brings us the story of the Woodhouse sisters and their search for love with the Frankenstein Family.