New York International Fringe Festival

A SPOT ON THE WALL by Temar Underwood

Aiden, a white man, and Ezra, a black man, are forced to share a bleak cell, having both committed heinous crimes.

BULLET FOR UNACCOMPANIED HEART by Robert Wray

A comic/tragic tale about a blues guitarist, Dugan McBane, who gets taken hostage by the ghost of his former lover, Anya Magnifico.

BUTYOU'REAMAN OR: THE SEVEN MEN I CAME OUT TO IN INDIA by Matthew Dicken

Navigating his travels in India, an out-since-13 American finds love and must relearn to see queer. Matthew daringly claims his mythic ancestors and messily mashes (pop) cultures. In the sticky space between sexualities, intimate landscapes of sensuous political variety await.

CHOP YOUR OWN WOOD by Lindsey Trout

An estranged husband and wife reunite in the woods of the Hudson River Valley for the Perseids meteor shower. Camping on the crumbling foundation of an abandoned homestead, they summon the ghosts of their troubled past.

CODA (CHILDREN OF DEAF ADULTS) by Mark Murray

One man leads you through the journey of being the ears for his family. As son and interpreter for his Deaf parents, Tim struggles to find where he belongs between the Deaf and hearing worlds.

COPING by Jacob Marx Rice

When Connor commits suicide, his friends are left grasping the shards of his life in this hilariously dark comedy about surviving loss.

EVERSCAPE by Allan Maule

Four friends play an online game to escape their bleak realities, but when they get the chance to win jobs as game developers, each has to decide what’s more important—the game, or their lives?

EXACT CHANGE by Christine Howey

The story of a transgender journey, from birth through the transition at age 45, exploring with humor and poignancy how a person finds her own voice and champions her own identity.

FATHERS & SONS by Zack Friedman

Al Marshall must keep his life in balance as he looks after his depressed adolescent son and his nostalgic, aging father.

HOW YOU KISS ME IS NOT HOW I LIKE TO BE KISSED by Dan Giles

A romantic comedy for people who can't stand romantic comedies, the play follows a love story unlike any other (but just like every other) from first kiss to last goodbye.

JULY HOUSE by Pat D. Robinson

At a beach house party in 2011, five friends write letters to each other not to be read until the author dies.

LAST NIGHT AT THE CARMINE by Caroline Kelly Franklin

Beloved New York City landmark “The Carmine” is being condemned after 98 years, but not before its patron’s and tenants have one last epic night on its rooftop.

LOOSE CANON by Brian Reno and Gabriel Vega Weissman

From Moliére in IKEA to Chekhov in a Tex-Mex restaurant, this series of short comedies satirizes the world of the American consumer in the style of canonical playwrights. It's a walk through history...if history was a strip mall.

NO CHAOS: POLLOCK'S WIFE by Michael Stock

A bio-drama that reimagines the bourbon-fueled love story between the painters Jackson Pollock and his wife, Lee Krasner, that tore apart the 1950's art scene and left Lee alone with her work and her ghosts.

O'BRIEN & O'BRIAN by John Enright

A romantic comedy about lawyers in love, homophobia, Irish-phobia, and finding your heart's desire.

POSSUM CREEK by Andrea Alton

Naive young Civil War bride Beth Ann discovers the joys, heartbreaks and befuddlement of waiting at home for her soldier husband in Possum Creek, Ohio.

RUNNING INTERFERENCE by Eric William Morris and Ashley Rodbro

Ryan’s sole ambition is to be an NFL quarterback, but a weekend at his best friends’ lake house unearths the price of living out his dream.

SCHOOLED by Lisa Lewis

Two university students vie for a competitive grant from their roguish professor in a taut threesome that tests their romantic relationship and their ethics.

SLEEP AT YOUR OWN RISK by Matthew Ethan Davis

A one-man comedy about a man struggling through the insanity of sleepwalking.

SOUSEPAW: ‘A BASEBALL STORY’ by Jonathan A. Goldberg

Famed pitcher Rube Waddell has one last shot to make a big comeback, so he hires the Reptile Girl from the circus to keep him company -- and sober. This heartbreaking play explores their long night of broken promises, secrets, and past regrets.

STRAIGHT FACED LIES by Mark Jason Williams

At the Ryans' Thanksgiving celebration, there's nothing to fear but family itself.

THE EGG PROGECT by Mike Amato

Prodigal son Marty Edgett returns home on the eve of his wedding only to discover that his microbiologist father has a horrifying "gift" for him.

THE SCREENWRITER DIES OF HIS OWN FREE WILL by Jim Shankman

A dying screenwriter tries to overcome the indignities of his illness to pitch his oldest friend one last screenplay that reeks of ART.

UNIFORM JUSTICE by Chuk Obasi

Relationships are tested as a neighborhood wrestles with pressing concepts such as justice, crime, conflict, and community-police relations.

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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