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A Void

Sick of it all but too afraid to call it quits for real? Weigh the pros and cons of cryogenically freezing yourself for a month, a year, or at least until whatever you're trying to avoid is a thing of the past. read more
P 4665 s 8825934

Calculations

The audience is invited into the minds and behaviors of three women in a very regimented workplace, and what calculating means to all of them. read more
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missmatch

Her online dating pain is your musical parody pleasure. Based on actual events, this multimedia musical parody follows AC as she navigates her way through the world of online dating, unleashing hilariously disastrous results. Swipe right for showtunes and terrible dates! read more
P 4704 s 1538720

Do You: Migration of The Monarchs

A Victorian Kabuki burlesque spectacle of sexually charged transcendence, to reunite the sacred feminine and the sacred masculine. Come celebrate your universal metamorphosis with Yozmit, international headliner for The Box, NYC and London, who has also performed at MoMA for Marina Abramovic. read more
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Just Like Life

Hey-Zeus sits on the toilet as Quote Mamma feeds him jello and wisdom. "Just Like Life" has been extended! Playing twice more in the Lounge Theater - July 15th @ 8PM and July 16th @ 6PM. read more
P 4726 s 2165092

Too Many Hitlers or: The Decoy Decameron

***ENCORE AWARD WINNER*** **STAGE RAW'S TOP 10!** One bunker. Nine Hitlers. What could go wrong? From the director and writer & star of HFF2016's Encore! Award-winning ‘Tony Danza’s Letterz 2 2pac: an evening with Tony Danza’. World Premiere read more
P 4393 s 2362591

Chemo Barbie: My Lady Bits' Journey Through Breast Cancer.

Heather's world was rocked by a breast cancer diagnosis. A true heartbreaking & comedic journey of growth filled with love, friendship & betrayal. Performed from the heart. This powerful, gritty, & uplifting journey shows a young woman conquering cancer while living life as normal as possible. read more
P 4298 s 1064528

DEAD BOYS

At the end of the world, the only gay kid in school and one of the guys who used to beat him up find themselves trapped in their old high school. Provocative, hilarious, and heartbreaking, DEAD BOYS is about two modern American young men who have to face fate, race, sexuality - and each other. read more
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Encore Winner I Do, Do You?

The story of the bride who wishes, the groom who questions and the crowd who defines it all. read more
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ENCORE WINNER!! Just Sayin'

Is there someone in your life that you never thought to thank? Wish you had? Come see our interwoven stories of gratitude. read more
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Incantesimo

A journey through history and myth exploring the powerful connection between magic and music. Written by award-winning filmmaker and magic inventor, Chris Philpott and starring actor, musician and magician Riccardo Berdini (Italian Musical Theater Performer of the Year, Penn and Teller Fool Us). read more
P 4575 s 9653278

Got A Minute? (The Spoken Opera of Life)

We are using our past to write our present.The future is what we make it. read more
P 4511 s 6793454

Mistero Buffo

Mistero Buffo is a social interpretation of the Passion Stories, from the point of view of the Guillare, a Jester or Fool. Through monologues, soliloquies, storytelling, dialogues, and crowd scenes, the Giullare will invite the audience to his Comical Mystery, redefining the notion of authority. read more
P 4749 s 5831308

In the Valley of the Shadow

By Katherine Cortez. An apocalyptic event in an LGBT Nightclub changes everything; love becomes hate, hate becomes love. Special event 6/11 celebrating PRIDE and remembering Pulse; proceeds to LGBT Center. read more
P 4467 s 58256

CringeFest: An Uncomfortable Anthology

2017 ENCORE Producer's Award Winner! Plate scraping. Christmas with the in-laws. Milk. No normal person enjoys these things, but we're not normal. Come cringe at Fringe with Flat Tire's anthology series of cringe-worthy moments. read more
P 4348 s 1027351

86'd

WINNER of The Encore Producer's Award, 86'd, is a one-woman show about life on all sides of the service industry. Running time: 55min read more
P 4572 s 1458055

Two Motherfuckers on a Ledge

Allyn has nothing to lose; Mattie stands to lose everything… if she can't talk him down. A patient with a hero complex jumps onto the ledge of his therapist's 5th floor office window, forcing them both to answer some hard questions about who they’ve chosen to become, and what it means to be a hero. read more
P 4437 s 6129120

The Rise and Fall of Dracula

A bold and immersive retelling takes shape in a piece inspired by mythology, legends, and vampire lore. Beginning with the ancient roots of Dracula, this play uses contemporary dance, original music, and an original script to breathe new life into the formidable and enigmatic character. read more
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Bitch Brow

LOVE. BLOOD. LAUNDRY. A tough townie chick and an uptight young woman of privilege clash over everything from career choices to finger fucking... until one of them winds up dead. read more
P 4298 s 1064528

DEAD BOYS

At the end of the world, the only gay kid in school and one of the guys who used to beat him up find themselves trapped in their old high school. Provocative, hilarious, and heartbreaking, DEAD BOYS is about two modern American young men who have to face fate, race, sexuality - and each other. read more
P 4511 s 6793454

Mistero Buffo

Mistero Buffo is a social interpretation of the Passion Stories, from the point of view of the Guillare, a Jester or Fool. Through monologues, soliloquies, storytelling, dialogues, and crowd scenes, the Giullare will invite the audience to his Comical Mystery, redefining the notion of authority. read more
P 4627 s 2683088

Toys

Tricked, sold, used and broken. Toys delves into the dark shadows of sex trafficking where children are products stripped to the core. Mixing dance, theatre and film, Toys captures the chilling cycles of abuse, exchange and sexual corruption in which playthings worldwide are entrapped. read more
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WINNER BEST SOLO PERFORMANCE & ENCORE: UNDER THE JELLO MOLD

Her post-mortem instructions were hidden in a very specific place - but in the time leading up to her mom’s death, a woman (Jennie Fahn) uncovered more about her than could be contained in any envelope. A comedy about life, loss, and being of sound mind and body. read more
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13th Grade

13TH GRADE is a musical comedy about a bunch of kids in community college figuring out life, lessons and love during the year 1998. read more
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AN EVENING WITH JOHN WILKES BOOTH

History tells us that John Wilkes Booth was the evilest of men. He may well have been a villain, but he was also human, and his story demands to be told. read more
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Broke and Ugly

‪This EPIC narrative is the UNTOLD STORY of a MULTICULTURAL group of women, adopting a young HOLLYWOOD starlet, and negotiating with ALIENS. Not really. We are Broke and Ugly. This is a longform improv show. We need YOU to help figure out what we're going to do. So many surprises! (for all of us.)‬ read more
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Even If It's Wrong

ENCORE WINNER! Even If It’s Wrong is a funny and heartfelt story of how a middle-aged man finds himself back in Nebraska helping his Dad cope with his Mom’s Alzheimer’s. Selling a junkyard, saying good-bye to the house and getting Dad to move on are the tasks at hand…even if it’s wrong. read more
P 4345 s 2183090

Human Hothouse: The Aftershow

"Vain, vapid, vulgar...and the second most popular TV show in the nation." Things go horribly wrong in the season finale of "Human Hothouse: The Aftershow," a weekly re-cap of the the nation's hottest TV show, "Human Hothouse." read more
P 4334 s 609127

The Complete History of Drag in a Few Mo-mo

Memories play and stray in this new solo show. Backstage at a drag show, Auntie, an old diva, teaches a newbie her fabulous lineage, from ancient times to current affairs, a resilient race of glitter, tucking and throat throttling reality. Auntie’s endowment: a birthright. Her stories: hysterical. read more
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Songs of the Fall

After a sold out run in 2015, Songs of the Fall is back and better than ever! This tuneful musical turns the Adam and Eve myth upside down, exploring themes of addiction, loss and rejection. read more
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Terror on The High Seas

WINNER OF HOLLYWOOD FRINGE ENCORE AWARD !!!!! Do you have in laws? What if you were trapped with them and there was no escape. Les is on a cruise to Alaska with his boyfriend and his his boyfriend's family and he is fearing for his sanity read more
P 4431 s 6623973

MexiStani! Growing Up Mexican & Pakistani in America

*WINNER, ENCORE PRODUCERS AWARD & HOLLYWOOD FRINGE SCHOLARSHIP* Sofie Khan journeys through storybits about her Mexican-Pakistani identity triumphs. And how does Hip Hop and the LGBT+ community play a role up in this mix? Expect things to get thought-provoking, emotional and hysterical! read more
P 4662 s 680370

PSYCHOSICAL: an asylum cabaret

For one final performance 2Cents Theatre's hit immersive mental cabaret PSYCHOSICAL returns to Three Clubs! Don't miss the show Rob Stevens calls "...by far the best, most involving experience I have been a part of in four years of Fringe Festival attendance." read more
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Hot Dates

HOT DATES details memorable moments in the life of a Bisexual Jewish American Ivy League Punk Rock Pothead Princess. Interspersed with dating scenes, Shira takes us on a journey of her life- from girlhood milestones to attempted womanhood. The show features song, dance, storytelling, & mischief. read more
P 4381 s 2762646

Nights at the Algonquin Round Table

The Roaring 20’s come roaring back to life when Hollywood’s The 3 Clubs is transformed into NY’s legendary Algonquin Hotel to host a literal – and literary – battle of wits among the brightest lights on Broadway, in this new comedy of caustic quips and lethal wordplay. read more
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Blackbird

A flesh crawling encounter. A savage recalling of the past. A criminal love story. read more
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ENCORE WINNER: Willy's Lil Virgin Queen

It's a madcap, captivating romp when Willy Shakespeare and his leading ladies teach a 20th Century girl how to skip the prince and be a Queen! read more
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BRAVO 25: Your A.I. Therapist Will See You Now

"A true gem." "I laughed like crazy!!" Amber, your A.I. therapist is here. Broken hearts, addicts in recovery, a polyamorous lesbian awaits the arrival of Superintelligence, someone needs a piece of somebody's liver? Wait. Amber, the A.I. therapist likes donuts? read more
P 4619 s 8551060

Sapo Cancionero: Live your Heart out

Dive into the world of clown. This is a one man show guided by a whimsical romantic character named, Little Davis Jr. He will serenade you with his lyrical passion for love, and his eccentric nature for life is sure to keep you entertained. read more
P 4416 s 2529189

Dying City

A year after Craig’s death in Iraq, his twin brother arrives unannounced at the soldier’s wife’s home & the two are forced to face the reality of Craig’s suspicious passing. Dying City weaves between past and present to explore what happens when the dust of war settles and a new truth is revealed. read more
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So You Want to be a Vampire

Brenda Frank is so desperate to be turned into a vampire that she actually finds one, but some vampires desire more than blood. read more
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HERE COMES RUTHERFORD

A story of connection read more
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The Good Girl

She has one job: to care for an elite robot prostitute. He is the maintenance man who repairs it. Life for both of them has been simple and regulated. Until now. The Good Girl is a black comedy set in the future. It’s about sex and ambition and getting ahead. Whatever it takes. read more
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THE SECOND COMING OF KLAUS KINSKI

Klaus Kinski is one of the most celebrated and controversial actors in the history of world cinema. The reckless abandon with which he approached both life and art left him tortured, demonized and worshiped. He now resurrects to shake your souls with one last command performance. read more
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Ashlee Olivia presents E.A.R.T.H.A.

Eartha Kitt, the most misunderstood woman of her time. She built a coat of armor using an unwavering trueness to herself only leaving people with the impression that she was just a little lady with a big EGO. Herein lies explanations and explorations of a life misunderstood. read more
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Secure Storage

2017 COMBINED ARTFORUM PICK OF THE FRINGE ENCORE! PRODUCER'S AWARD A new play by C.J. Haine. Meet Thomas and Lauren Cherry, who spend the 4th of July confronting law enforcement, dildos, crack pipes, and their own inglorious selves. https://www.facebook.com/SecureStorageThePlay read more
P 4604 s 9800311

The Good Girl

She has one job: to care for an elite robot prostitute. He is the maintenance man who repairs it. Life for both of them has been simple and regulated. Until now. The Good Girl is a black comedy set in the future. It’s about sex and ambition and getting ahead. Whatever it takes. read more
P 4549 s 4845540

THANKSGIVING

THANKSGIVING (a dysfunctional family comedy) 

 Chloe Patterson has invited her perfect fiancé to what she will make sure is the perfect Thanksgiving, despite her very imperfect family. She's provided for every possible contingency... except the unexpected guest: a Las Vegas stripper. 

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P 4373 s 1328272

Mary's Medicine

"Mary's Medicine" tells the true story of Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole. A woman who practices unconventional medicine during a controversial time. Despite being a decorated hero of the Crimean War history forgot her amazing life and legacy. Now her incredible story will finally be told. read more
P 4718 s 4162970

Narcissus & Echo

Narcissus & Echo is a dark comedy exploring the water shortage through music, movement, and Greek mythology. read more
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The Video Games

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! read more
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DYSTOPIA

BEST ENSEMBLE nominated Ripley tells stories of young women coming of age against a dystopian backdrop. Like the heroines of Hunger Games and Divergent, the women of DYSTOPIA fight oppressive powers. Ripley improvises one hour original plays based on your suggestions. No script, no planning, no net. read more
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Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

Worst First Kiss is proud to announce the second staging of our inaugural production, Bert V. Royal's DOG SEES GOD. The play consists of an entirely teenage cast, and tackles issues of LGBTQ tolerance and bullying through dark humor and some of your favorite childhood characters! read more
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Claim Jumper

A Ted talk re-imagined with a central narrator and a cast of characters. read more
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Confessions of an Arab Woman

"Confessions of an Arab Woman" is adapted from Joumana Haddad's memoir. It is an immersive experience as audience members enter her mind and learn about her life from her memories, thoughts and the different voices which reside there. read more
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Herpes: A Love Story

ANOTHER HERPES OUTBREAK IS UPON US!!! Reviews have been itching about this multimedia, interactive, one-woman musical comedy experience about Herpes! Herpes: A Love Story is a winner of the Encore! Producers' Award and will be breaking out for two more shows! read more
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ENCORE WINNER! "Life... Death... & Entertainment"

"One woman’s journey of rising up out of the sh*t to victory..." read more
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Devadasi: A Story of Sex, Power and Devotion

One woman’s story of joining a Russian Cult, giving her power away to a "spiritual master" and reclaiming the power and sacredness of her body and sexuality. Through 8 different characters, movement and dance, Reena takes you on an intimate, humorous and mystical journey into the underworld. read more
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TURBULENCE!

From the creators of THUG TUNNEL comes the original musical TURBULENCE!, a fast and farcical race through space. The 4242 Intergalympics are finally here, and it’s up to the crew of the S.S. Albacore to prove that Earth isn’t the shabby dirt turd the Martians think it is. Ready. Set. Space! read more
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I'm Too Fat for This Show

In this shockingly hilarious show, Kate presents 2 decades of living w/an OCD-instilled eating disorder that requires her to live by a strict set of rules rooted in numbers and eternal body hatred. Obsessions, neuroticism, and negative self-talk abound, giving us all a chance to laugh at ourselves. read more

The Encore Producer Awards represent the best of the Hollywood Fringe as selected by venue producers, based on artistic merit and commercial potential. The extensions immediately follow the HFF2017 and run through July in participating fringe venues. Shows receive valuable extensions giving them the opportunity for additional audience, press, awards and extensions.

Participating Venues include Actors Company - Asylum @ Studio C/ Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre / Underground / 2nd Stage - The Complex- Sacred Fools, The New Collective, The Met, The Lounge

For additional information contact: info@theencoreawards.com