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SHIVA FOR ANNE FRANK

solo performance · rachel mckay steele · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Shiva for Anne Frank celebrates girlhood, Jewish identity, and the life of an extraordinary young woman and begs the question- should one Jewish comedian make Anne Frank's death about herself. $1 from each ticket sold will be donated to www.rescue.org. Arrive early to nosh. Show runs 60-70 minutes.
Shiva for Anne Frank celebrates girlhood, Jewish identity, and the life of an extraordinary young woman and begs the question- should one Jewish comedian make Anne Frank's death about herself. $1 from each ticket sold will be donated to www.rescue.org. Arrive early to nosh. Show runs 60-70 minutes.

VERY GOOD ACTOR: AN ACTING SEMINAR

comedy · very good productions · Ages 8+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Acting Seminar for Beginning Actors of All Talents and Ages and Speeds.
Acting Seminar for Beginning Actors of All Talents and Ages and Speeds.

MAUD // THE MADNESS

solo performance · dogmind productions · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
*THE ONLY NON-ORIGINAL SOLO PERFORMANCE AT HFF19* Text by Lord Tennyson. After the suicide of his father, a young man, living alone in Victorian England, struggles to find purpose through a passionate romance with Maud, ultimately learning that his feelings of loneliness & violence are inescapable.
*THE ONLY NON-ORIGINAL SOLO PERFORMANCE AT HFF19* Text by Lord Tennyson. After the suicide of his father, a young man, living alone in Victorian England, struggles to find purpose through a passionate romance with Maud, ultimately learning that his feelings of loneliness & violence are inescapable.

SEXUALMISADVENTURESOFASTRAIGHTWHITEMALE: APRIVILEGESTORY

solo performance · ross john gosla · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · 55 mins · United States of America
Sexual Misadventures of a Straight White Male: A Privilege Story is the male response to #MeToo, bro. And like, it's totally true. Ross is on this quest to be a real man, so he goes to the Man Make Machine to learn to be a man. Like, I don't know bro, sounds like every other story that's out there.
Sexual Misadventures of a Straight White Male: A Privilege Story is the male response to #MeToo, bro. And like, it's totally true. Ross is on this quest to be a real man, so he goes to the Man Make Machine to learn to be a man. Like, I don't know bro, sounds like every other story that's out there.

BLINDSIDED

solo performance · ask flash productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · 80 mins · United States of America
Blindsided is a one woman show about friendship, loss, and...a talking dog.
Blindsided is a one woman show about friendship, loss, and...a talking dog.

(IM)PERFEKT

solo performance · jannica olin · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
What if that which you identify with suddenly disappeared? Who would you be then? Jannica lost all her hair to Alopecia within 6 months. Just like that. But her worst nightmare turned out to be a blessing. Sometimes you need to literally lose a part of yourself in order to find who you truly are.
What if that which you identify with suddenly disappeared? Who would you be then? Jannica lost all her hair to Alopecia within 6 months. Just like that. But her worst nightmare turned out to be a blessing. Sometimes you need to literally lose a part of yourself in order to find who you truly are.

MANDY PICKS A HUSBAND

solo performance · amanda broomell · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Beginning as an Instagram dating experiment, "Mandy Picks a Husband" goes live at The Actors Company! Almost 40 and totally single, Mandy takes us on a hilarious 60-minute rollercoaster ride as she unearths the magic elixir for her unmarried soul.
Beginning as an Instagram dating experiment, "Mandy Picks a Husband" goes live at The Actors Company! Almost 40 and totally single, Mandy takes us on a hilarious 60-minute rollercoaster ride as she unearths the magic elixir for her unmarried soul.

UPROOTED

solo performance · vanessa boss · Ages 16+ · one person show · 75 mins · United States of America
Join Vanessa’s inner creatures on the flight of her life! Uprooted eight times for her father’s career, Vanessa faces an eating disorder that withers away her roots. Full of adventure, triumph and heartbreak; Uprooted is Vanessa’s resilient journey to find home.
Join Vanessa’s inner creatures on the flight of her life! Uprooted eight times for her father’s career, Vanessa faces an eating disorder that withers away her roots. Full of adventure, triumph and heartbreak; Uprooted is Vanessa’s resilient journey to find home.

IT'S PERSONAL: LOS ANGELES

solo performance · it's personal · Ages 16+ · 1hr · United States of America
It's Personal is a collection of original solo pieces. Come see our performers get real about what Los Angeles means to them. From the heartfelt to the hilarious, this show will give the audience an opportunity to feel connected to our performers through their storytelling.
It's Personal is a collection of original solo pieces. Come see our performers get real about what Los Angeles means to them. From the heartfelt to the hilarious, this show will give the audience an opportunity to feel connected to our performers through their storytelling.

FIFTY SHADES OF MELANIA

comedy · liana mesaikou · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · 50 mins · United States of America
Victim or accomplice? Trapped or willing agent? Melania Trump is an enigma. This comedy show aims to explore the various faces of FLOTUS, who really doesn’t care. Or does she? Do u? What are some of the stereotypes women exploit or fight to reverse? What is our complicity as the audience?
Victim or accomplice? Trapped or willing agent? Melania Trump is an enigma. This comedy show aims to explore the various faces of FLOTUS, who really doesn’t care. Or does she? Do u? What are some of the stereotypes women exploit or fight to reverse? What is our complicity as the audience?

BACCALAUREATE

solo performance · sasquatch punches productions · Ages 13+ · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Saurabh Kikani was the most awkward teen in the world. In 1996, he was accepted into a summer program at Oxford for high school honors students where he happened to see the movie Mission:Impossible and...his life changed forever. This is a solo show with jokes...and espionage.
Saurabh Kikani was the most awkward teen in the world. In 1996, he was accepted into a summer program at Oxford for high school honors students where he happened to see the movie Mission:Impossible and...his life changed forever. This is a solo show with jokes...and espionage.

SELFIE: MAKING IT ABOUT ME / A MINNIE RIPERTON CABARET REVUE

cabaret & variety · ak media · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
SELFIE is first a cabaret revue of eclectic '70s chanteuse, Minnie Riperton's music ("Lovin' You") that spans the genres of soul, funk, folk, and rock. Second, it's a celebration of the ego of singer/songwriter Aisha Kasmir, and her fight to play any part and be seen in a white-washed world.
SELFIE is first a cabaret revue of eclectic '70s chanteuse, Minnie Riperton's music ("Lovin' You") that spans the genres of soul, funk, folk, and rock. Second, it's a celebration of the ego of singer/songwriter Aisha Kasmir, and her fight to play any part and be seen in a white-washed world.

JOHNNY '81 - BOYHOOD TALES FROM WEST HOLLYWOOD

solo performance · written & performed by john gonzales · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · 90 mins · United States of America
It's 1981! The corpse of DISCO, flames of PUNK, plastic smell of NEW WAVE, and balls of ROCK 'N' ROLL, all converge and merge on a seemingly peaceful street in WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA, along with the stories of a 12-YEAR-OLD BOY raised by a PILL-POPPING SINGLE MOTHER and the many GAY MEN in their life.
It's 1981! The corpse of DISCO, flames of PUNK, plastic smell of NEW WAVE, and balls of ROCK 'N' ROLL, all converge and merge on a seemingly peaceful street in WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA, along with the stories of a 12-YEAR-OLD BOY raised by a PILL-POPPING SINGLE MOTHER and the many GAY MEN in their life.

THE RIDE

solo performance · ramy el-etreby presents · Ages 14+ · one person show · 50 mins · United States of America
THE RIDE is a tale about struggling to reconcile seemingly conflicting identities: Gay, Arab, and Muslim. After being outed publicly in the LA Times, Ramy’s relationship with his family becomes strained as does his faith in God, sending him down a dark hole where he loses touch with his true self.
THE RIDE is a tale about struggling to reconcile seemingly conflicting identities: Gay, Arab, and Muslim. After being outed publicly in the LA Times, Ramy’s relationship with his family becomes strained as does his faith in God, sending him down a dark hole where he loses touch with his true self.

CATHARSIS

solo performance · the goddess · Ages 15+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · 30 mins · United States of America
CATHARSIS is a solo show created to process one’s personal journey towards self-recognition amidst the (de)stabilizing effects of adoption. Megh invites audiences to occupy her [head]space as she uses poetry, movement, and sound to remember her histories and explore her futures.
CATHARSIS is a solo show created to process one’s personal journey towards self-recognition amidst the (de)stabilizing effects of adoption. Megh invites audiences to occupy her [head]space as she uses poetry, movement, and sound to remember her histories and explore her futures.