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The New York International Fringe Festival presents FringeBYOV (Bring Your Own Venue) in all five boroughs. ALL DATES BELOW ARE IN OCTOBER. Use the Slice-O-Matic or the alphabetical tabs below to view the shows, pick your performance, and purchase tickets.

Performances shown in grey are either past or sold out.

Drama

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FringeCLUB - Marshall
Epic Theatre
Writer: Kevin Broccoli
Director: Kevin Broccoli
A human and an android face off in an audition to see whether technology can create art, or if it's still a job strictly for humans.
National   FringeMN
Comedy   Drama   
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FringeCLUB - Nuyorican


ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
Lone Star Theatre Co
Writer: David Davila
Director: Sidney Erik Wright
Like two doomed stars circling a black hole, Michael and Harry can't seem to stay away from each other even as they burn toward oblivion. Psychosexual desires are torn apart in this explosive Daddy/Son romance. ***WARNING: violence and nudity***
Local   FringeMN
Drama      

FringeMN - UNDER St. Marks


The Four of Us
Putnam Manor Prod.
Writer: Itamar Moses
Director: Renata Soares & Emilio Maxwell Cerci
The Four of Us follows Ben, whose first novel vaults him into literary stardom, and his friend David, a struggling playwright, who is thrilled by Ben's success...and crushed by it. From the dreams of aspiring youth to the realities of adulthood.
Local   FringeBKLYN
Drama   Comedy   

FringeBKLYN - Irondale Center


PIE LESSONS
Days of the Giants LLC
Writer: Carrie Robbins
Director: Jonathan Cerullo
A TEACHER FROM THE "OLD COUNTRY" BELIEVES EDUCATION IS CRUCIAL TO RAISING A CHILD WELL. HE APPLIES HIS PEDAGOGIES TO HIS DAUGHTER, CHOOSING AFTERDINNER AS BEST LESSON TIME. BUT SOMETIMES DESSERT GETS IN THE WAY. HOMEMADE PIE AND KLEZMER SERVED.
Local   FringeMN
Comedy   Drama   
   

FringeMN - Metropolitan Playhouse


MISTRESSES
The Infinity Theatre Group
Writer: Liz Linkewitz
Director: Liz Linkewitz
A female cast shares the untold stories of real and alleged Presidential mistresses in this exploration of what it means to be "The Other" woman. From Monica Lewinsky to Kay Summersby, this play features women whose personal narratives rewrite history.
Local   FringeMN
Drama   Comedy   
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FringeMN - Metropolitan Playhouse


HI MOM! Monologues from the Characters of Climate Change
Naked Light
Writer: Reed Arnold, Lucero Ruiz De Chavez, Laura Delhauer, Micah Delhauer, Jamie Roach & Jason C Stuart
Director: Laura Delhauer & Jonathan Zautner
HI MOM! amplifies the voices and stories of the characters affected by climate change. Sometimes comical, sometimes heartbreaking, their stories present an insight into this global threat and seek to connect, inspire and motivate.
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Drama   Comedy   
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FringeMN - Kraine


Bootstraps
Writer: Kathryn Funkhouser
Director: Chris Morrissey
The reality show Bootstraps was cancelled weeks ago, and nobody told the cast. So why are they still on set? Just because there's no game doesn't mean there can't be a winner. A dark comedy about power and perception.
Local   FringeMN
Comedy   Drama   
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FringeMN - Chain Mainstage


The Thin Man in the Cherry Orchard
Everson/Coleman
Writer: Bambi Everson
Director: Job Ethan Christenson
Dashiell Hammet's hard-boiled, glamorously pickled American sleuths, Nick and Nora Charles, meet the stoic inhabitants of Chekhov's Russian tundra. Naturally, a murder, and hilarity, ensues. Can Nick solve the crime before they run out of vodka? A charmingly sardonic mashup.
Local   FringeMN
Comedy   Drama   
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FringeMN - Metropolitan Playhouse


WOLFPACK
534 Theater Company
Writer: Jack Saleeby developed with Emilio Maxwell Cerci
Director: Emilio Maxwell Cerci
Discovering who you are is scary enough. Showing who you are can be even more terrifying. WOLFPACK sinks its teeth into just how hard it is to be vulnerable and truthful to those who helped shape you.
Local   FringeBKLYN
Drama      
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FringeBKLYN - Irondale Center


All About Image/We are The Elite
Second Wing
Writer: Marcina Zaccaria
Director: Tony Tambasco
Photographers, Videographers, Assistants, and their Subjects are under scrutiny. Capturing images, they affirm their aesthetics. What they see is under critique. What they present is a complete outpouring of their entire vision.
National   FringeMN
Multi-Media   Drama   
   

FringeMN - Kraine


Nothing Human
Cross-Eyed Bear Productions
Writer: Duncan Pflaster
Director: Aliza Shane
In 2011, a computer programmer named Alberto is developing an AI to deal with his survivors' guilt and paranoia from escaping 9/11; meanwhile his brother Alex, who thinks Alberto’s dead, is developing a screenplay about the human capacity for evil.
Local   FringeMN
Drama   Multi-Media   
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FringeMN - Chain Mainstage


FringeCLUB - Nancy & the band
Nancy McArthur in Collaboration with Omar Alsayyed and Ariana Taveras
A generous blend of folk, rock, and melancholy. Sure to lull you into a dreamscape, open up your floodgates, and make your heart drool. We'll tell a joke for comic relief, then give you room to wallow in your grief.
Local   FringeMN
Musical/Opera   Drama   
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FringeCLUB - Nuyorican


K THEATER
K - Theater Company
Writer: Saehwan ( Ian ) Lim
Director: Saehwan ( Ian ) Lim
" K-Pop, K-Drama, K-Theater...the dark side of Korean society "
Local   FringeMN
Drama   Comedy   
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FringeMN - Metropolitan Playhouse


FringeCLUB - MEDEA/BRITNEY
presented by James Clements, Sophia Frank and Pablo Caldéron-Santiago
Writer: Original Text by James Clements, with text from "Medea" by Euripides, translated by Robin Robertson, "MEDEAPLAY" by Heiner Muller and Vanessa Grigoria
Director: James Clements, Performed by Sophia Frank, Production Design by Pablo Caldéron-Santiago
A multi-media piece, MEDEA/BRITNEY juxtaposes the story of Medea with the tragedy and public consumption of Britney Spears. The performance explores the idea of proper femininity, the performative properties of public female bodies and the mythology of motherhood.
Local   FringeMN
Drama   Multi-Media   

FringeCLUB - Nuyorican


FringeCLUB - Lifers
Kat Scott in Association with Bellwether Project
Writer: Kat Scott
Director: Bellwether Project
Lifers: An Autobiographical multi-media piece of a sober queer person's intersection with abuse processed through their experience with the real-life events of three women in wrongfully convicted life sentences. A staged reading workshop with Bellwether Project, Kat Scott's first play.
Local   FringeMN
Drama   Multi-Media   
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FringeCLUB - Nuyorican


Shelter In Place
Playful Substance
Writer: Raphael Perahia
Director: Raphael Perahia
When the fire alarm goes off in Jahoose's Adult Education Drawing class (Mondays at 4:00pm) the FDNY issues a mysterious command to "Shelter In Place". Five misfits realize that they are more invested in one another's lives than they expected.
Local   FringeMN
Comedy   Drama   
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FringeMN - UNDER St. Marks


A Conversation Before 2016
Randy Cordero
Writer: Randy Cordero
Director: Gregg Pica
Set in early 2015, a libertarian conspiracy theorist and a centrist who works at the World Trade Organization, who just happen to be dating one another, argue politics amidst trying to resolve a grievance caused by an almost endearingly disastrous relationship mistake on the part of the boyfriend.
Local   FringeMN
Comedy   Drama   
   

FringeMN - Metropolitan Playhouse


You'll Never Eat Lunch in this Town Again
Writer: Zach Stephens
A new comedy about the woman who brought you Taxi Driver, The Sting, and Close Encounters of the Third Kind from the people who brought you nothing like that yet.
Local   FringeMN
Comedy   Drama   

FringeMN - Metropolitan Playhouse


SAVANA GLACIAL
ut patet theater company
Writer: Jo Bilac
Director: Marina Montesanti
A dark comedy that dives into a dangerous love triangle between a writer, his wife and their neighbor. In a world in which reality is just another game, not even the audience knows what's real. Everything is fiction, except the pain.
Local   FringeBKLYN
Drama   Comedy   
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FringeBKLYN - Irondale Center


140 LBS: HOW BEAUTY KILLED MY MOTHER
Nasus Media
Writer: Susan Lieu, Performed by Susan Lieu
Director: Sara Porkalob
Susan's mother dies from plastic surgery malpractice when Susan was 11 years old. Nineteen years later, Susan reaches out to the killer's family -- uncovering the painful truth of her mother, herself, and the impossible ideal of Vietnamese feminine beauty.
National   FringeMN
Solo Show   Drama   
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FringeMN - Kraine


REEKING of INDISCRETION: Madame X's Allerton
ptmcplaywriting.com
Writer: Patrick Thomas McCarthy ptmc
Director: Patrick Aran
Madame X declared Robert Allerton Chicago's most eligible bachelor in 1906. His relationship with her & John Gregg, his longtime-companion,adopted-as-an-adult son are imagined in correspondence. An epistolary intrigue of historical truth, fiction & LGBTQ issues.
Local   FringeMN
Spoken Word/Poetry   Drama   
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FringeMN - Chain Studio


Blood & Water
Writer: Rachel Brill
Director: Page Clements
Blood & Water is Romeo and Juliet meets the Israeli Palestinian conflict, in modern NYC.  It is the true story of a Jewish woman who fell in love with a Palestinian man. Forced to confront their beliefs, families, and society.
International   FringeMN
Solo Show   Drama   
   

FringeMN - UNDER St. Marks


No Hablo Español: MixTape of a MexiCan’t
Happily Bohemian
Writer: Mateo Moreno
Director: David Rey
Understand the culture of me, not the culture of what you expect me to be. My story is the story of one Mexican, in a sea of Americans, and they all speak better Spanish than me. Welcome to my Mixtape.
Local   FringeMN
Solo Show   Drama   
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FringeMN - Chain Studio


The Desert Rose
Writer: Celeste Lanuza, Cynthia Morales and Federico Lanuza - Lyrics by Federico Lanuza and Celeste Lanuza
Director: Celeste Lanuza and Eddie Gutierrez
Choreographer: Celeste Lanuza
The Desert Rose musical developmental world premiere, reveals the dangerous journey when assimilation compromises one’s identity. Challenging realities of multi-dimensional Latinx culture, are overcome through rediscovery of family, love and heritage. Featuring original live music, dynamic choreography and English-Spanish narrative.
Local   FringeMN
Musical/Opera   Drama   
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FringeMN - Kraine


FringeCLUB - Sincerity
Go, Potato! Productions
Writer: Lila Elias
Director: Gineiris Garcia
Maggie and Jude wait patiently on the beach. Kate’s boat will dock any minute now. First developed and staged at Theatre Workshop of Nantucket as part of the Nantucket Emerging Theatre Artists Lab.
Local   FringeMN
Comedy   Drama   

FringeCLUB - Nuyorican


FringeCLUB - Playing Opossum
Bellhop Productions
Writer: Ephraim Birney and Ryan Quigley
On the eve of their first live performance, an amateur rock band falls down a pit of ridiculous debate and intense self-discovery as they wait for their sound board to start up.
Local   FringeMN
Comedy   Drama   
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FringeCLUB - Nuyorican


David's Play
ExpressLane Productions
Writer: Tom Rowan
Director: Greg Pragel
A group of close college friends reunites in New York to celebrate a milestone. Can a recently discovered manuscript get their lives back on track? A serious comedy about love, loss, musical theatre, and the power of friendship.
Local   FringeMN
Drama   Comedy   
   

FringeMN - Chain Mainstage


Transfiguration
The Arts Press
Writer: Michael Miller
Director: Graydon Gund
You'll find Ralph lunching on sushi and sake—all deluxe. His neighbors were shooting each other dead in the street this morning. He alone survived. He kept his cool, but a guy has to move on, doesn't he?
Local   FringeMN
Solo Show   Drama   
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FringeMN - Metropolitan Playhouse

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