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|Machine Gun America. A play with guns. And songs.|
Writer: Joseph Huff-Hannon
Director: Matt Renskers
Star-crossed lovers tangle with well-armed toddlers, a powerful gun rights leader, and depressed gun safety mascot, Eddie Eagle, in this fact-is-stranger-than-fiction musical farce. Inspired by bizarre but real news stories, and America's enduring affair with firearms.
1h 35m Local Brooklyn, NY
|The Marks You Leave|
Teresa Yslas Beardsley
Writer: Tyler Andrew Jones
Director: Mia Crivello
Ten years have passed since Georgette left home to build a new life in Brooklyn. When her estranged younger brother arrives unexpectedly, secrets are unearthed. As feelings of abandonment and betrayal seep in, they must choose to cope or run.
2h 10m Local Manhattan , NY
|Meet Murasaki Shikibu Followed by Book-Signing, and Other Things|
Co-produced by Rachel Christiansen and The Brewing Dept.
Writer: Julia Izumi
Director: Ann Noling
She wrote the world's first novel and it's, like, kind of a big deal. After 1000 years, she's finally ready to talk about breaking barriers, traveling through time, and defining her own cultural legacy. Maybe.
1h 30m Local Brooklyn, NY
|Memoriam: After Euripides' Alcestis|
Hypnic Theatre Company in Association with Adjusted Realists
Writer: Stephen Kaliski
Director: Elizabeth Ostler
What if you could bring her back? Inspired by millennia of wishful thinking, Kaliski (West Lethargy, Gluten!) indulges in the impossible, reuniting a dead queen with her grieving king. What follows is a whirling, mournful snapshot of a miracle's aftermath.
2h 0m Local Brooklyn, NY
|A Microwaved Burrito Filled With E. coli|
In association with Emerging Artists Theatre
Writer: Andrea Alton & Allen Warnock
Director: Mark Finley
Molly “Equality” Dykeman is back at FringeNYC and this time she's trapped in a Mexican restaurant with a waitress who won't shut up. Molly just wants nachos but what she gets has more layers than a bean dip.
1h 0m Local New York City, NY
Writer: Michael Ross Albert
Director: Kaitlyn Samuel
A shocking accident at a private boarding school irrevocably changes the lives of a teacher, her fiancé, and a troubled student. A taut and explosive new drama about violent misdemeanors, professional misconduct, and missing the love you'll never get back.
1h 0m Local Brooklyn, NY
Rebel Theater Company
Writer: Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, Adam Mace, Chrisrian Lee Branch
Director: Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj
Mother Emanuel is a docu-musical style interpretation of the tragic shooting that transpired at Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17, 2015.
1h 30m Local New York, NY
|MOVIN' ON UP|
Writer: Jeremy Kehoe
It's funny-or-die in the graveyard. This absurdist comedy pits a Watchman with a worthless watch against a chatterboxing, handcuffed man and a know-it-all woman in bandaged hands to see who earns the right to move on up.
1h 10m National Los Angeles, CA
Some Sort of Show
Writer: J. Elijah Cho
Director: Jack Holloway
Mickey Rooney's yellowface performance in Breakfast at Tiffany's is infamous for its lack of cultural sensitivity. But was there ever a way he could have pulled it off? An Asian actor tries to find out in this one man show.
1h 0m National Tampa, FL
Solo Show Comedy
|Mrs. Schrodinger's Cat|
Theatre for Human Beings
Writer: Tasha Nicole Partee
Director: Tasha Nicole Partee
Seven women. One unsettling new art exhibit: photographs taken surreptitiously of people in a small town. Fearing humiliation, the women unite for a summer night's escapade to face the sad, funny, beautiful truth. A philosophical comedy about seeing and being seen.
1h 55m Local Manhattan, NY
|Murder at the Food Coop|
Writer: Gersh Kuntzman and Marc Dinkin
Director: Eric Oleson
A murder farce for our locavore age! When the founder of a food coop in liberal Brooklyn is found dead inside the solar-powered Gore 3000 freezer, the ensuing free-range investigation is part Agatha Christie and part Julia Child.
1h 50m Local Brooklyn, NY
|MURMURS AND INCANTATIONS|
Emerging Artists Theatre
Writer: Dahn Hiuni, Music by Yuval Ron
Director: Eric D. Chase
In search of peace of mind and artistic truth, a gay New York performance artist confronts the ghost of his grandfather, a rabbi killed by the Nazis. A poignant, irreverently funny drama about the Holocaust, AIDS, and existential angst.
2h 0m Local Brooklyn, NY
|The Muscle in Question|
Writer: Samantha Stone
Director: Mariana Rose Benjamin
The Muscle in Question is a magical realism full length play in one act about how the technical structure of a human’s brain has an effect on their day to day well-being, experiences and existence.
1h 30m Local Manhattan, NY
|My White Wife, or So I Married a Black Man|
Younger Child Productions in association with Emerging Artists Theatre
Writer: Vanessa Shealy and Rick Younger
Director: Melissa Attebery and Carl Foreman, Jr.
True stories (and secrets) from inside Rick and Vanessa's interracial marriage. After ten years together, they might as well laugh about it! Honest, frank, hilarious storytelling.
"Younger and Shealy both possess presence and charisma to spare" - Martin Denton, nytheater.com
1h 15m Local Manhattan, NY