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FRIGID Festival 2015

The Field

February 18th, 2015 - March 7th, 2015

The Field

The Field: A Musical Myth Presented by Muddy River Productions – New York, NY Words, Story & Music by Jeremy Cone, Directed by Jeremy Cone A modern musical myth about growing life. Man In The Field goes forth to grow. Harvest Woman appears in visions. The Thief steals and must be stopped. People Of The Field work and The Field Grows. All told through a unique blend of poetry, music, singing, and storytelling.

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The Accident

February 18th, 2015 - March 7th, 2015

The Accident

The Accident Presented by Driver's Seat Entertainment – New York, NY Written by Dipti Bramhandkar, Directed by Courtney Wetzel A man falls off a cliff while trying to rescue fellow hikers, suffers traumatic injuries, and survives. The media makes him a famous face; money and recognition follow. An investigative journalist starts to doubt his story and wants to find out the truth of what happened. Friends and family take sides.

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It Ain't Going To Be Normal

February 18th, 2015 - March 7th, 2015

It Ain't Going To Be Normal

Written by Henry Vega & Artem Yatsunov – Jersey City, NJ Directed by Artem Yatsunov True stories about cancer, weak sex, fried chicken, abusive grandparents, car accidents, civil wars and international drinking rituals. Told, hosted, and lived by Henry Vega and Artem Yatsunov, and featuring a different abnormal guest every show!

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The ChristmApocalypse

February 18th, 2015 - March 7th, 2015

The ChristmApocalypse

The ChristmApocalypse Presented by Brain Melt Consortium – New York, NY Written & Directed by Rachel Kerry Enter a world of burnt Christmas cheer, A performance, a party, the show of the year, You better be brave to come here, my dear, Let's go out with a bang, the end is near…The ChristmApocalypse merges devised movement, twisted Christmas Carols, and post-apocalyptic imagery

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Let's Play Play

February 18th, 2015 - March 7th, 2015

Let's Play Play

Lets Play Play Presented by PowerOut – New York, NY Written by Ben Ferber, Directed by Todd Brian Backus What happens when it's your job to be friends with someone? When do you compromise artistic integrity for cash? Two Internet personalities skyrocket to stardom with a new “Let’s Play” video game show. But when a female gamer joins them, things get ugly. And then even uglier.

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Post Traumatic Super Delightful

February 18th, 2015 - March 6th, 2015

Post Traumatic Super Delightful

Written by Antonia Lassar-Directed by Angela Dumlao-Brooklyn, NY. Can there be laughter in the healing process after rape? From the artists behind God Box (Frigid Favorite ’13) and Tina and Amy (Frigid ’14), comes Post Traumatic Super Delightful, a one-woman show about the sexual assault crisis on college campuses. In PTSD, the personal is political, the political is personal. And the person is a clown.

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Keys

February 19th, 2015 - March 5th, 2015

Keys

Keys Written by Margot Connolly – Brooklyn, NY Directed by Alex Keegan Struggling with her father's death and her mother's re-entry into the dating scene, Thea seeks comfort in her hero, Harry Houdini. When unexpected events traps Thea in Houdini's world, she must focus all her energy and escape - with history's greatest escapist on her side, why is that so difficult?

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A Sacrilegious Lesbian and Homosexual Parade

February 19th, 2015 - March 8th, 2015

A Sacrilegious Lesbian and Homosexual Parade

Written & Performed by Brian Fleming – Ireland Directed by Raymond Keane Combining live music, spoken word, projections and quite bad dance, Fleming takes us on an unforgettable romp through 14 years of celebration and resistance with the St Pat's For All Parade in Queens, NY.

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Dog Show

February 19th, 2015 - March 7th, 2015

Dog Show

Presented by Animal Engine -- New York, NY Created by the Ensemble, Directed by Karim Muasher What do dogs do when their masters leave? Put on a French farce! Quick entrances, mistaken identities, and love triangles collide with panting, sniffing, and lots of leg humping in this unusual and saucy comedy. Inspired by the plays of Georges Feydeau and the behaviors of Man’s best friend.

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I Was A Sixth Grade Bigfoot

February 19th, 2015 - March 8th, 2015

I Was A Sixth Grade Bigfoot

Presented by Nefarious Laboratory – New York, NY Written & Performed by Cyndi Freeman Directed by Sara Peters Two-time NY Fringe Festival award winning storyteller Cyndi Freeman, presents a solo-show about hoaxes, lies and monsters. Weaving together fun trivia about the Bigfoot myth with darker tales about a hoax perpetrated against her when she was 11, she crafts a story about the resilience it takes to survive childhood.

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The Can Opener: A Brief Horror Musical

February 19th, 2015 - March 5th, 2015

The Can Opener: A Brief Horror Musical

The Can Opener: A Brief Horror Musical Presented by MZJ Music – Hoboken, NJ Written by M. Zachary Johnson, Directed by Kenneth Oefelein In this Dr. Seuss-styled farce, young Bobbi is tormented by zombies in her nightmares—and horrified to learn from the headlines that her visions are coming true! Under pressure from her parents she agrees to attend college, where she finds out how these nightmares started—and how they will end.

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Cootie Catcher

February 19th, 2015 - March 6th, 2015

Cootie Catcher

Written by Lucas Brooks – New York, NY Directed by David Drake In this hilarious and borderline-terrifying reflection, Lucas looks back on his many close encounters of the sexually transmissible kind. Through his naked (yet carefully wrapped) adventures, he struggles with his ability to remain sex-positive in an HIV-negative society.

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ERIK

February 19th, 2015 - March 8th, 2015

ERIK

ERIK Presented by Rising Sun Performance Company – New York, NY Written by John Patrick Bray, Directed by Jerrod Bogard A darkly poetic satire of Phantom of the Opera as seen through the iron bars of a carnival freak-show cage. More twisted than a melodrama mustache and twice as greasy, ERIK points and laughs at the real freak show- us.

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An Evening of Not-So-Quiet Despair with Satan

February 19th, 2015 - March 6th, 2015

An Evening of Not-So-Quiet Despair with Satan

Presented by Satan – New York, NY Written & Performed by Satan (with a little help from God) Satan dishes on Heaven and Hell and everything in between. This show is so offensive that God himself intervenes - which only makes matters worse.

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Shirley Gnome: Real Mature

February 20th, 2015 - March 7th, 2015

Shirley Gnome: Real Mature

Shirley Gnome: Real Mature

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Heart of Oak

February 20th, 2015 - March 6th, 2015

Heart of Oak

Heart of Oak Presented by Everyday Inferno Theatre Company – New York, NY Written by Laura Hirschberg, Directed by Anais Koivisto Fleeing arranged marriage, Princess Alvida commandeers a pirate vessel and assembles an unlikely crew of serving women. As she struggles with opposing roles – pirate and princess – her betrothed finds himself falling for a woman he's barely met. Shanties and swordfights frame this theatrical tale of love on the high seas...

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Where I'm From

February 20th, 2015 - March 8th, 2015

Where I'm From

Written & Performed by Mike Lemme – New York, NY Where I'm From is a coming-of-age, stand-up comedy show about struggle, survival, and scoliosis. Lemme talks about using the characteristics his dysfunctional suburban family gave him to navigate life in New York City.

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Bi, Hung, Fit...and Married

February 20th, 2015 - March 7th, 2015

Bi, Hung, Fit...and Married

Bi, Hung, Fit… and Married Presented by Lianna Walden Productions – Vancouver, BC Written and Performed by Mark Bentley Cohen Directed by Seàn Cummings Marco's bisexuality starts a journey of sexual self-discovery as the couple opens their ailing monogamous marriage of 15 years with surprising results. Provocative, humorous, erotic story challenges beliefs about monogamy...

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The Untitled Sam Mullins Project

February 20th, 2015 - March 7th, 2015

The Untitled Sam Mullins Project

Written & Performed by Sam Mullins – Vancouver, BC Canadian Comedy Award Winner Sam Mullins (This American Life, The Moth, RISK!) tells the four stories of his four "truths". "Hilarious and Profound" -CBC "God he's good. Sam Mullins is a master storyteller." -Winnipeg Free Press

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Playing For Advantage

February 21st, 2015 - March 3rd, 2015

Playing For Advantage

Presented by If You Can’t Beat ‘Em Productions – Toronto, Ontario Written by Noah Casey, Directed by Matt Clarke

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The Crook of Your Arm

February 21st, 2015 - March 6th, 2015

The Crook of Your Arm

Presented by SoMo Theatre – Montréal, Québec Written & Performed by Shannon Holmes, Featuring Molly Aronson, Cello Intertwining the music of Kurt Weill and the personal narrative of a daughter’s mission to find her Mother’s underwear, talk about “it” and negotiate a family crisis, The Crook of Your Arm is intimate, moving and humorous theatre that lives in the cracks between opera, cabaret and music-theatre.

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Whiskey Pants: The Mayor of Williamsburg

February 21st, 2015 - March 8th, 2015

Whiskey Pants: The Mayor of Williamsburg

A Contemporary Operetta by De Gre, Reese-Anderson & Gay Directed by Christian De Gre; Presented by Mind the Art Entertainment – New York, NY Williamsburg, a land where the whiskey is always flowing. Here people live in blissful peace under the tenure of Whiskey Pants, their beloved Mayor. After the “event” they’ve found its dangerous to dream.

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Dandy Darkly's Pussy Panic!

February 21st, 2015 - March 6th, 2015

Dandy Darkly's Pussy Panic!

Written & Performed by Dandy Darkly – Brooklyn, NY Directed by Ian Bjorklund Dandy Darkly is Brooklyn’s satiric, satanic storyteller of tawdry, terrifying tales of sex and death – a critically acclaimed raconteur of Southern gothic ghost stories peppered with pop culture panache. Dandy Darkly’s Pussy Panic! is a fiercely feminist, frightfully funny musing on misogyny and homosexual horror. New York, prepare to PANIC!

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Thoughts of a COLORED MAN on a day when the sun set too early

February 21st, 2015 - March 7th, 2015

Thoughts of a COLORED MAN on a day when the sun set too early

Thoughts of a Colored Man on a Day When the Sun Set Too Early Presented by Noisy Tenants Productions – Baltimore, MD Written & Directed by Keenan M. Scott II Follow eight young men as they try to find their identity. Journey into this raw view of heart wrenching subjects in a time when the black youth are expected to be imprisoned; "Thoughts of a COLORED MAN...” will have you question your existence while personifying emotions as human beings.

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(here we don't limit our repression to just our sexuality)

February 21st, 2015 - March 8th, 2015

(here we don't limit our repression to just our sexuality)

Written & Performed by Amy Cunningham – Toronto, Ontario The youngest Cunningham tells stories of trying to keep up with the family secrets while navigating the delicate politics of ordering pornography for her brother in prison.

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On Stage

The Sikofitall Gudtyme Tour

January 11th, 2015 - March 29th, 2015

The Sikofitall Gudtyme Tour

This was day two- the seventies- according to the colored calendar- where a decade equals a day- a daycade. The Sikofitall Gudtyme Tour introduces you to the colored calendar as it trips your way down memory lane to show that your good ol’ days ain’t everyone good ol’days- that when it comes to perspectives- every one carries one- a purse- Ron knows purses.

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"Women Who Wank" : A Fool's attempt to untwist Herstory.

February 3rd, 2015 - August 31st, 2015

"Women Who Wank" : A Fool's attempt to untwist Herstory.

Joanne Tremarco plays the Fool to untwist the world's herstory in this solo improvised, comical-tragical discovery play. "Hilariously entertaining and thoroughly thought provoking. Tremarco is utterly captivating" Ed Fringe Review 2014 "Her Improvisation skills are captivating. Highly recommended.” Fringe Review 2013

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The Tutors

March 12th, 2015 - March 28th, 2015

The Tutors

While struggling to keep their dream of creating the next social media revolution afloat, Heidi, Toby, and Joe still have to make rent. But between tutoring manipulative Prep School Elite and editing application essays online, the boundary between distant professionalism and personal responsibility begins to blur. The Tutors offers a funny and touching look at the terror of hating where you are, knowing where you want to be, and not having a clue how to get there.

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The Angel of Mons

March 26th, 2015 - April 4th, 2015

The Angel of Mons

500 years ago the immortal words of Henry V coursed over the fields of Agincourt and won the hearts of his people. 100 years ago his legend kept the British spirit alive as the shells of WWI ripped through the fields of Europe. Today we tell that story of how a band of soldiers came together to battle the Germans, the dark, and their own worst nightmares.

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Dandy Darkly's Pussy Panic!

February 21st, 2015 - March 6th, 2015

Dandy Darkly's Pussy Panic!

Written & Performed by Dandy Darkly – Brooklyn, NY Directed by Ian Bjorklund Dandy Darkly is Brooklyn’s satiric, satanic storyteller of tawdry, terrifying tales of sex and death – a critically acclaimed raconteur of Southern gothic ghost stories peppered with pop culture panache. Dandy Darkly’s Pussy Panic! is a fiercely feminist, frightfully funny musing on misogyny and homosexual horror. New York, prepare to PANIC!

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Thoughts of a COLORED MAN on a day when the sun set too early

February 21st, 2015 - March 7th, 2015

Thoughts of a COLORED MAN on a day when the sun set too early

Thoughts of a Colored Man on a Day When the Sun Set Too Early Presented by Noisy Tenants Productions – Baltimore, MD Written & Directed by Keenan M. Scott II Follow eight young men as they try to find their identity. Journey into this raw view of heart wrenching subjects in a time when the black youth are expected to be imprisoned; "Thoughts of a COLORED MAN...” will have you question your existence while personifying emotions as human beings.

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(here we don't limit our repression to just our sexuality)

February 21st, 2015 - March 8th, 2015

(here we don't limit our repression to just our sexuality)

Written & Performed by Amy Cunningham – Toronto, Ontario The youngest Cunningham tells stories of trying to keep up with the family secrets while navigating the delicate politics of ordering pornography for her brother in prison.

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Get Around Me!

February 25th, 2015 - March 7th, 2015

Get Around Me!

Presented by The Theatre Elusive – Toronto, Ontario Written & Performed by Gillian English Four years ago, some charismatic Australians talked Gillian into playing Aussie Rules Football. By August 2014, she was playing for the Midnight Suns in the AFL World Championship. Now she’s leaving Aussie Rules behind, and she’s got a tale to tell about why.

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300 to 1

February 25th, 2015 - March 8th, 2015

300 to 1

A schoolboy re-enacts the homoerotic film “300” to the ghosts of First World War poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. “Unique. Mixing slapstick comedy, bawdy material (and) amazing audience participation. A must see.” DAILY INFO, OXFORD, UK Winner! Three Weeks Editors' Award, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014.

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House Shows

The Open Mic Downstairs

September 2nd, 2014 - August 25th, 2015

Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off

September 7th, 2014 - August 2nd, 2015

The Adam Wade Show

September 8th, 2014 - August 10th, 2015

The Wasabassco Hellfire Club

September 10th, 2014 - August 12th, 2015

Sketch Block

September 10th, 2014 - August 12th, 2015

Ten Foot Rat Cabaret

September 11th, 2014 - August 13th, 2015

The Cabaret Showdown

September 14th, 2014 - August 9th, 2015

Naked Girls Reading

September 17th, 2014 - August 19th, 2015

Thank You, Robot

September 19th, 2014 - August 21st, 2015

A Brief History of Beer

September 28th, 2014 - August 30th, 2015

Cabaret Showdown: Winner's Showcase

February 8th, 2015 - August 9th, 2015

Thus Spoke The Spectacle

March 29th, 2015 - August 30th, 2015

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