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The New York International Fringe Festival is now FringeNYC AND FringeBYOV, and will take place in October 2018. TICKETS ON SALE SEPTEMBER 1ST! Use the Slice-O-Matic or the alphabetical tabs below to view the shows of FringeNYC. Want to FringeBYOV (Bring Your Own Venue) with your own show? Click here to learn more.

* = Talkback follows performance  
+ = FringePLUS MeetUp follows performance

Performances shown in grey are either past or sold out.

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Do This One Thing for Me
Jane Elias
Writer: Jane Elias
Director: Tracy Bersley
My dad was taken from Greece and survived Auschwitz. All he wants now is to see his Janoula (that's me) happy (translation: married with children). Not happening. But could my trip to Poland better honor the family legacy? Let's go.
1h 15m   Local   FringeNYC
Solo Show   Drama   
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I Don't Know Shit About Cars
Writer: Zac Jaffee
Director: Christopher Burris
A car ride through the past. Your daughter in the back seat. Take her to meet your dad. Survive detours, tall tales, Gremlins, and a blown tire. What's a father, anyway? Writer/performer is previous winner of FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award.
1h 20m   Local   FringeNYC
Solo Show   Multi-Media   
   

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I'm Just Fine
Writer: Nina Mozes
Director: Melissa Firlit
In the game show of life, you could win ALL the diseases! Nina has high-stakes symptoms, but her doctors won't play. Maybe laughter IS the best medicine, 'cause there's comedy in exam rooms. Learning to cope is painfully funny.
1h 5m   Local   FringeNYC
Solo Show   Comedy   
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That's Not How It Happened
Colleen Hindsley
Writer: Colleen Hindsley
Colleen Hindsley tells stories about growing up in an Irish pub, with her 5 siblings and larger than life parents. There’s plenty of unreliable memories, family legends, spiritual healers and just maybe even a little bit of truth.
1h Local   FringeNYC
Solo Show   Comedy   
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Joe Charnitski: An Actual Patriot
Joe Charnitski
Writer: Joe Charnitski
Joe Charnitski (2-time winner of The Moth StorySlam competition) has given two eulogies in his life. Both were for men named Joe Charnitski. These are their stories.
Local   FringeQNS
Solo Show      
Twitter   Instagram   

FringeQNS The Secret Theatre


From A Distance
S&S Theatricals
Writer: Keren Abreu
Swipe right on Keren Abreu’s sincere and infectious song cycle about relationships in the digital age and what it means to stay connected with your loved ones from a distance!
1h 20m   Local   FringeNYC
Musical/Opera   Solo Show   
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Broken English, Mother Tongue
minnerican productions
Writer: Javier Morillo
Director: Beliza Torres-Narváez
Funny, poignant stories of growing up on Army bases and in Puerto Rico. Since Hurricane Maria, Americans have learned a lot about that island—perfect fine to see a show where, between stories, the audience is quizzed on its knowledge of Puerto Rico!
1h 15m   National   FringeNYC
Solo Show   Comedy   
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Home, Sweet, _____
Writer: Collette Campbell
Director: Collette Campbell
Home, Sweet, ____ is the story of a clown trying to find home in a new place. Eventually she discovers that home was there inside her all along.
45m   Local   FringeNYC
Clown/Mask   Solo Show   
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The Improvement Association
Writer: Lucius Robinson
Director: Lucius Robinson
Concerned neighbor Mitchell Barnes has spent the last fourteen years defending his suburb from the forces of Hell. Now, a new threat forces Mitch to take to the cul-de-sac and reveal the demonic truth about the changeling boy next door.
45m      FringeNYC
Solo Show   Drama   
   




Off the Grid
Writer: Raanan Hershberg
When comedian Raanan Hershberg's phone breaks, he finds himself in a terrifying predicament: being alone with his thoughts for a day. A must-see stand up show about cell phone addiction and intimacy in the modern era.
1h 15m   Local   FringeNYC
Comedy   Solo Show   
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Grand Rounds
P Pop & G
Writer: Chris Adrian
Director: Polly Noonan
How do we make sense of the insensible? A physician teaching on the topic of “narrative medicine” finds the story line running amok. Caroline Luft performs this mordantly funny, dark study of an unraveling psyche.
1h Local   FringeNYC
Solo Show   Drama   
   

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Latter Gay Saint
Writer: Craig Mangum
Director: Michelle Walson Kuykendall
Moth Grand Slam Winner Craig Mangum is on a mission to spread the gospel of self-acceptance in this hilarious, heartbreaking, inspiring story of a hopelessly gay Mormon’s transformation from Elder to Queen.
1h Local   FringeNYC
Solo Show   Comedy   
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SIMPLE MATH: solving for the neurobiology of assault
Writer: Lisa Danielle Buch
Director: Ben Stockman
Choreographer: Maridee Slater
(mentor x power) + (drive x trust) = Wh(y)-- An aspiring actress filled with chutzpah faces a confounding calculation when her trusted mentor is revealed to be a sexual predator. Using SIMPLE MATH she solves for “wh(y)”
1h 30m   National   FringeNYC
Solo Show   Drama   
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The Public and Private Deaths of Carol O'Grady
Frank Murdocco
Writer: Frank Murdocco
Director: Jessica DiPaola, Lindsey Smith, Frank Murdocco
Carol O'Grady is found brutally murdered in her home on Christmas Eve. What follows are those around her desperately trying to make sense of their lives and their world in this heartbreaking, hilarious, and wildly vulgar solo show.
Local   FringeQNS
Solo Show   Comedy   
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FringeQNS JCAL - Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning


I Favor My Daddy
redBrick Agency
Writer: Jamie Brickhouse
Director: David Drake
Choreographer: Jamie Brickhouse
Jamie’s octogenarian father, Daddy Poo, is a ribald Catholic conservative accepting of his son’s homosexuality and arrested alcoholism. Is Jamie the full-blown version of Daddy Poo—all the things Daddy Poo was, but didn’t quite become: alcoholic, writer, gay?
1h Local   FringeNYC
Solo Show   Comedy   
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American Carnage: A Solo Staged Reading of Select Screenplays by Stephen K. Bannon
Zack Mast
Writer: Zack Mast
Director: Bryan Duff
Before he fell into politics, aspiring screenwriter Steve Bannon struggled to be taken seriously as an artist. In scenes spanning pivotal moments in his life, Bannon ponders the age-old question: is it worth descending into madness to trigger the libs?
45m   National   FringeNYC
Comedy   Solo Show   
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Eulalia: A Bedtime Story
Pretty Bird Theater Company
Writer: Sarah Cuneo, based on the writings of Infanta Eulalia of Spain
Director: Brad Wilson
What if moving forward meant losing what you love? Using toys, humor, and fairytale tropes, “Eulalia” tells the tragic, true story of a Spanish princess’ struggle for freedom. Life isn’t a fairytale, and sometimes the princess has to save herself.
45m   Local   FringeNYC
Solo Show   Drama   
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Allah Earth: The Cycle of Life
Sabina England
Writer: Sabina England, Music by Micropixie and Paco Serén
Dreams of jellyfish, clouds and nature and dancing awaken our souls! Together let's chart the universe, and witness the cycle of life with mime, sign-language, mudras and video. There is so much more to the world than we realize!
45m   National   FringeNYC
Solo Show   Multi-Media   
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Nancy Drewinsky and the Search for the Missing Letter
BirdWorks
Writer: Robin Bady
Director: Loren Niemi & Megan Wells
Robin isn't afraid of the bogeyman; she's haunted by Senator McCarthy, instigator of the 1950's witch-hunts. To claim her truth, she reveals the deeply personal story of her family's struggles when her father was accused of being a traitor.
1h 30m   Local   FringeNYC
Solo Show   Spoken Word/Poetry   
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