FringeNYC Thematic Listing


Original & Creative

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Colleen Britt and Linda van Kesteren in Association with Infinite Variety Productions
Writer: Based on novel by Grace Lin, Adapted by Colleen Britt, Debra Hess and Linda van Kesteren
Director: Colleen Britt and Linda van Kesteren
Choreographer: Colleen Britt and Linda van Kesteren
Join Minli travelling on a fantastical journey from Fruitless Mountain to find good fortune for her family. Meet a talking fish, dragon, magical king, and the Old Man of the Moon. Can one girl alter destiny? What is true fortune?
1h 0m   Local   New York, NY   FringeJR   Drama   
Theme: Fairytale, Fable, Folk   Original & Creative   
VENUE #6: The Theater at the 14th Street Y
SAT 13 @ 4:15
THU 18 @ 6:15
TUE 23 @ 2:30
SAT 27 @ 2:15

The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph's Baby
Firebone Theatre Company
Writer: Music and Lyrics by Don Chaffer, Book by Chris Cragin-Day
Director: Amelia Peterson
The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby: There really is a pregnant virgin, shepherds, angels, foreign dignitaries, a ratty inn and a bloodthirsty dictator whose menacing shadow hangs over everything. And obviously, it’s a comedy.
1h 30m   Local   Manhattan, NY   Musical/Opera   Drama   
Theme: Classics & Adaptations   Original & Creative   
VENUE #15: SoHo Playhouse
SAT 13 @ 3:30+
FRI 19 @ 5
MON 22 @ 7:30
FRI 26 @ 7
SAT 27 @ 12:15

The Vampire's Last Bite
Mad Bat Productions
Writer: Written by Martin J. Flowers, Music by C. David Morrow
Director: Joseph Hayward
Being a tale told of an insignificant boy from an insignificant village who is hunted by a very significant vampire. An homage to the ancient tradition of itinerant storytellers, employing playful language, poetic rhythms, song and chant.
1h 30m   Local   Brooklyn, NY   Solo Show   Spoken Word/Poetry   
Theme: LGBTQ   Original & Creative   
FRI 12 @ 9
MON 15 @ 3+
FRI 19 @ 7:15
SUN 21 @ 5:45
TUE 23 @ 4:15

Writer: Jonathon Ward
Director: Danielle Skraastad
Actors from Elizabethan England emerge on Cape Cod in 1619 to start the first indie theatre. With a copy of The Tempest, gold, their talent and dreams, - and aid from the Wampanoag,- they overcome Puritans, who believe they're witches.
1h 45m   Local   Nassau County, NY   Drama   Comedy   
Theme: Meta and Theatrical   Original & Creative   
VENUE #2: Flamboyan Theater at The Clemente
SAT 13 @ NOON+
TUE 16 @ 2*
THU 18 @ 7
SAT 20 @ 7
TUE 23 @ 2

Rent Control
Writer: Evan Zes
Director: Lou Moreno
A struggling actor turns an NYC rent-controlled apartment into a lucrative AIRBNB scheme in this wild-but-TRUE one-man show. Watch Evan Zes portray 30 characters as they close in on him and threaten to ruin his life.
1h 30m   Local   Manhattan, NY   Solo Show   Comedy   
Theme: NYC Stories   Original & Creative   
VENUE #7: Under St. Marks
SUN 14 @ 12:30+
THU 18 @ 2:30
SUN 21 @ 9
THU 25 @ 7
SAT 27 @ 5:45

Richard III (A One Woman Show)
Brite Theater
Writer: William Shakespeare, adapted by Kolbrun Bjort Sigfusdottir and Emily Carding
Director: Kolbrun Bjort Sigfusdottir
Richard III.An Audience.Anything can happen. What part will you play?Pushing the boundaries of Shakespearean performance, Brite Theater presents their multi-award-winning one-woman show in its US premiere."In a league of its own" ***** - Broadway Baby
1h 0m   International   Edinburgh/Devon, UNITED KINGDOM   Solo Show   Drama   
Theme: LGBTQ   Original & Creative   
MON 15 @ 7
WED 17 @ 9:15
THU 18 @ 6:45+
FRI 19 @ 4:30
SAT 20 @ 5

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   Drama   Comedy   
Theme: Race   Original & Creative   
VENUE #8: WOW Cafe
FRI 12 @ 5+
SUN 14 @ 7
WED 17 @ 4:45
SAT 20 @ 9:45
TUE 23 @ 2:15

Little Stories
Cornerstone Theatrical
Writer: Jack Herholdt
Director: Michael Heitzler
Clowns, damsels, enchanted fish, disguised princes, homicidal farm children. These are just a few ‘Little Stories’ from the uncharted territory of the Brothers Grimm. Join this zany medicine show of epic proportions as we dive into these forgotten fairy tales.
1h 30m   Local   Manhattan, NY   Vaudeville/Sideshow/Magic/Burlesque   Comedy   
Theme: Classics & Adaptations   Original & Creative   
VENUE #9: The Kraine Theater
SAT 13 @ 5:30+
THU 18 @ 7
SUN 21 @ 4:45
TUE 23 @ 4:45
FRI 26 @ 5:45

Everything Is Fine Until It's Not
Doreen Oliver
Writer: Doreen Oliver
Director: Janeece Freeman Clark
A film producer’s life goes off-script when her son is diagnosed with autism, her mother insists she iron her husband’s shirts, and her hair catches fire! Doreen’s story about accepting those you love, even when they’re not what you expected.
1h 0m   Local   Brooklyn, NY   Solo Show   Comedy   
Theme: Feminism and Women's Issues   Original & Creative   
VENUE #7: Under St. Marks
SUN 14 @ 2:45+
FRI 19 @ 6:15
MON 22 @ 8:45
THU 25 @ 3
FRI 26 @ 7
SUN 28 @ 12:30

Dementia Americana
Synapse Theatre Ensemble
Writer: Louis Aquiler & Chris D'Amato
Director: Paul Mancini
Sex! Murder! Insanity! John Philip Sousa! All this and more in a darkly comic and appallingly relevant play that explores the upsetting and true events surrounding Evelyn Nesbit, Harry K Thaw, and the 1906 murder of famed architect Stanford White.
1h 30m   Local   New York, NY   Comedy   Drama   
Theme: History and Biographies   Original & Creative   
VENUE #3: Teatro LATEA at The Clemente
SUN 14 @ 9:15
FRI 19 @ 2:15+
SUN 21 @ 4:15
WED 24 @ 7
FRI 26 @ 7:15
SUN 28 @ 3:15

Becoming OCD
Writer: Sid Ross
Director: Chris Clavelli
You can’t sleep. The hallway closet towels: uneven. Your hand: strangely elongated. A car could trample that bottle curbside. Showering jagged glass shards everywhere – shouldn’t you call someone? One person's hysterical horror ride through the misfiring synapses of OCD.
1h 0m   Local   New York, NY   Comedy   Solo Show   
Theme: Illness and Challenges   Original & Creative   
VENUE #4: Abrazo Interno at the Clemente
SAT 13 @ 2+
MON 15 @ 8:45
THU 18 @ 5:15
MON 22 @ 7
THU 25 @ 9:15