Todays Date: 06/27/22
Last Update: 07/24/15 07:06:25 AM
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New York, NY   

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THE SCREENWRITER DIES OF HIS OWN FREE WILL  | Open: 08/20/15 Close: 08/29/15
A new metafictional comedy on the art of the deal by FringeNYC veteran Jim Shankman. Craig J. George directs a cast of two including Jim Shankman* (Winner, Best Actor – United Solo 2013) and Steven Mark Friedman*.  *Member, AEA.

Willy Shotz is a heavyweight screenwriter. Producers kill for his stylish violence and gritty sci-fi. But Willy is facing the big deadline in the sky, which has given him a new vision of art and cinema and a new screenplay to go with it. Can he overcome the indignities of his illness to pitch his craftiest foe? Can he talk art like a man with his boyhood friend and sell this script before his expiration date?  The Screenwriter Dies Of His Own Free Will is a two character metafictional comedy on the art of the deal.

Come Thick Night  | Open: 08/19/14 Close: 08/24/14
A young woman wakes from a nightmare about killing her father - only to find she's still in it. MAUS Theater of Berlin presents John Crutchfield's "gruselkabinett," a darkly hilarious mash-up of Ingmar Bergman, Elvis, and the Scottish play.
1h 15m   International   Berlin, GERMANY   
Drama   Comedy   
Fuck You! You Fucking Perv!  | Open: 08/19/14 Close: 08/24/14
This solo performance is a schizophrenic immersion into psychological damage caused by pre-mature sexualisation, a sensory bombardment of weird and sometimes shocking imagery, tap dancing and tasteless jokes. “ brilliant, dark and disturbing,” THE GAZETTE “ tout bonnement brillante." LA VOIR
0h 50m   International   Montreal, CANADA   
Drama   Performance Art   
SAMIRA  | Open: 08/12/14 Close: 08/24/14
Both startling and deeply moving, Samira received 4 stars from The Scotsman at the Edinburgh Festival. This rare and suspenseful, 60-minute, multi-media drama from Israel delivers a fascinating insight into the mind of a female terrorist.
1h 0m   International   Tel Aviv, ISRAEL   
Multi-Media   Drama   
Fearless  | Open: 08/09/14 Close: 08/23/14
“Fearless” is the story of one man's broken engagement (not his fault), failed suicide attempt (definitely his fault), the relationships that followed (probably his fault) and the misguided attempts to teach his students how to take risks and become fearless.
1h 0m   Local   Queens, NY   
Solo Show   Comedy   
Xavier Toby - Mining My Own Business  | Open: 08/09/14 Close: 08/23/14
What’s life really like on a mining site in Australia? Where everything’s huge, highly explosive or high-visibility, expletives are punctuation, and $50 is loose change. It’s Australia’s Wild West. ???? SG-Fringe, Edinburgh ?????
1h 0m   International   Melbourne, AUSTRALIA   
Comedy   Improv/Sketch/Stand-up   
The Apple Tree, or Penis no. 7  | Open: 08/12/14 Close: 08/22/14
A Dr. Seuss meets poetry slam exploration of a young woman's wild and hilarious ride through the mystifying world of the penis, asking "Why is it that once I put your dick in my mouth we don't talk anymore?"
0h 30m   Local   Queens, NY   
Solo Show   Spoken Word/Poetry   
Chemistry  | Open: 08/09/14 Close: 08/22/14
Steph is a recovering depressive. Jamie overachieved himself off the deep end. When they meet in their psychiatrist's office, they can't deny their chemistry, but can they survive it? A pitch black and piercingly insightful comedy about being crazy in love.
1h 20m   Local   Manhattan, NY   
Comedy   Drama   
Kiss Your Brutal Hands  | Open: 08/08/14 Close: 08/22/14
Danny lives in Tompkins Square Park on the border of reality and reality TV. Barry’s got a corner office in TriBeCa where the pressure is unreal. Some are destroyed by God. Some are destroyed without Him.
1h 30m   Local   Manhattan, NY   
Solo Show   Drama   
Switch Back  | Open: 08/12/14 Close: 08/22/14
A feisty 20 year old woman from Baltimore thinks she can adapt to living on an isolated mountain top with a charismatic cowboy. A real life fairy tale becomes a fight for her life when dark secrets are revealed.
1h 20m   National   Berkeley, CA   
Solo Show   Drama   
The Pawnbroker: Lies, Lovers, and Bertolt Brecht  | Open: 08/09/14 Close: 08/21/14
The Apple Tree, or Penis no. 7  | Open: 08/11/14 Close: 08/21/14
THE APPLE TREE, OR PENIS NO. 7, is a one woman Dr. Seuss meets penis poetry slam that raises the question, "Why is it that once I put your dick in my mouth we don't talk anymore?" With original music on the ukelele featuring "The Horny Song."

TALES FROM GERIASSIC PARK - On the Verge of Extinction  | Open: 08/10/14 Close: 08/20/14
0h 30m   Local   Kerhonkson, NY   
Comedy   Solo Show   
DON'T PANIC: it's only Finnegans Wake  | Open: 08/08/14 Close: 08/17/14
Relax, it's not THAT hard to understand. Adam Harvey, "a New Mexico actor with an incredible memory" (NYTimes), shares his knowledge par excellence of James Joyce's cryptic masterwork in this thoroughly engaging and accessible one-man tour de force.
1h 15m   National   Santa Fe, NM   
Spoken Word/Poetry   Performance Art