New York International Fringe Festival

A MICROWAVED BURRITO FILLED WITH E. COLI by Andrea Alton and Allen Warnock

Molly "Equality" Dykeman, NYC's favorite poet/security guard, attends a lesbian wedding reception at a rundown Mexican restaurant where she meets a Southern chatterbox waitress.

AMERICAN STRIPPERS by Kevin Broccoli

A group of goddesses crash a male strip club in Texas only to find that it's run by American folk legends.

ARIADNE ON THE ISLAND by Isaac Allen Miller

A chorus of crabs help an abandoned Ariadne deal with a break-up of mythic proportions.

AT THE FLASH by Sean Chandler and David Leeper

A mind-bending, one-performer, multi-character history of a gay bar seen through the experiences of five specific, yet universal characters whose stories ricochet and collide through a whirlwind of interwoven scenes spanning five eras of gay history.

COLORBLIND'D by Kirk White

A small college theatre department becomes a national punching bag when the school's lone African American professor casts a white girl as Rosa Parks.

DEBRIEFING by Max Gill

A Pakistani immigrant is debriefed by U.S. intelligence following her risky mission as a double agent infiltrating a militant group in Syria.

DIE FOR ME by Ethan Ness

Allie and Reese, two high schoolers deeply in love, decide to forge a suicide pact in this drama inspired by "Romeo and Juliet."

FIRST TIME, LONG TIME by Jeremy Stuart

A talk-radio show in which callers relay absurd tales from the brink of oblivion, counseled by a mysterious, all-knowing host.

FROM THE DEEP by Cassie M. Seinuk

In this psychological drama, Andrew, a missing Boston University student, arrives in the surreal room of the missing, Ilan, an Israeli POW trapped in the same headspace, must convince Andrew to play the games, keep his mind active, and face the truth of his captivity before they both go missing forever.

IS THAT DANNY DEVITO? AND OTHER QUESTIONS FROM WEST OF THE HUDSON by Alexander Janosek Doyle

Written in the style of the absurdist comedies of Samuel Beckett, "Is That Danny DeVito?" focuses on the psychological nonadventures of two over-educated but under-employed millennials as they wait for a perpetually delayed bus to deliver them from their New England campsite to their beloved Garden State.

KERRMOOR by Susan McCully

An Appalachian Greek tragedy about human sacrafice in modern times.

LOVE ME FOREVER BILLY H. TENDER by Jesse LaVercombe

January 31st, 2021: Billy H. Tender, Canadian pop icon, is about to play new music for a raging audience in Toronto, but his family is elsewhere: his theatre theorist mother, Stella, has absconded from her research and is secretly soliciting phone sex with strangers, and Hal, Billy’s adoring younger brother, hasn’t left his room… and no one is answering his calls.

MEMORIAM: AFTER EURIPIDES’ ALCESTIS by Stephen Kaliski

A “sequel” to Euripides’ ALCESTIS that explores memory, identity, and the uncertain ownership we have over our own lives.

MISS by Michael Ross Albert

A shocking accident at a private boarding school irrevocably changes the lives of a teacher, her fiancé, and a troubled student.

MURMURS AND INCANTATIONS by Dahn Hiuni

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.

NIGHT OF THE LIVING N-WORD!! by Kevin R. Free

Barbra Patch, along with her husband and father-in-law, plans a birthday "N-Word intervention" for her adolescent son.

OFF TRACK by James Comtois

A Chicago reporter covering an impending transit strike ventures into a hostile neighborhood to find out who killed his one-time lover just as the trains shut down and strand him.

PUCKER UP AND BLOW by Daniel Reitz

David, a young actor with only children's theatre credits, is making his Broadway debut in a play by New York's "most inflammatory” playwright—but it means nudity and performing a lewd sex act. What's more important? Dignity or career?

SCRATCHING by Britton Buttrill

Set in a dilapidated trailer in a Southern town, SCRATCHING is a millennial drama about the lives of two blue-collar brothers whose pasts and futures intersect, causing a downward spiral of drugs, violence, illegal tattoos, unrequited love and the chance for redemption.

SINNERS ON A SOUTHBOUND BUS by Ben Holbrook

Set during a late night bus ride on a warm, misty Alabama night, this is a dramatic/comedic meditation on fear, morality, and the ghosts we leave behind.

STILL NOT by Harrison Bryan

An honest, comedic, skewed-romantic exploration into the traps of waiting for love...and the fear that it may never come.

SVETLYACHKI by Alla Ilyasova

Six orphans struggle to survive in a small Russian village just after the Civil War.

THE BRAGGART OF BOURBON ST. by Kevin P. Joyce

An American commedia about Mardi Gras and the Freedom of Speech.

THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF... by Kathleen Warnock

Tune in as Maggie Day uncovers the story behind the story of a classic sci-fi series and follows its players from the ‘50s to the age of the internet, revealing secrets, lost loves, and things people couldn’t say then…or now.

THE ILLUSORY ADVENTURES OF A DREAMER by Michael Bradley

Inspired by Ibsen’s <em>Peer Gynt, The Illusory Adventures of a Dreamer</em> follows a young man on a journey of sexual identification

THE PRINCEMAKER by Robert Gelberg

Leslie "Les" Moore, a teenaged one-percenter and heir to a massive fortune, decides to personally bankroll the Presidential campaign of down-home 35-year-old Congressman George Lee; what starts as a strategic political partnership quickly devolves into something far more sinister when Les realizes he'd rather be on the stage than behind it.

THE THEATRE MADE IN PARADISE by Jonathon Ward

In 1619, two actors from Elizabethan England land on Cape Cod with a copy of The Tempest, gold, their talent and dreams; and with aid from the Wampanoag, they overcome Puritans, who believe they're witches and heathens.

THE TROUBADOUR STRUCK BY LIGHTNING by Ed Malin

This play is a racy look at the music, poetry, heretics and sexual deviance of the South of France circa 1235.

THREAD by Elena Zucker

The inadvertent “like” of a politically-charged Facebook status— a call for a third Palestinian uprising-- unravels a life, and dismantles the borders between Jew and Arab, past and present, time and space.

WHALES & SOULS by Andrew Kramer

A small conservative village is visited by a strange creature, causing everything to change.

The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) is the largest multi-arts festival in North America, with more than 200 companies from all over the world performing for 16 days in more than 20 venues. In addition to 1200 incredible performances, FringeNYC includes: FringeU, FringeJR, FringeHIGH, FringeAL FRESCO, FringeART, and FringeCLUB.


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