The Lineup

Over 40 productions and 200 performances await you at the 14th Annual Cincy Fringe. Check out the full Lineup below!

(Shows listed in alphabetical order.)

8 x 10
from Solitary Project out of Brooklyn, NY
A one-man show about the effects of solitary confinement.


Primary Lineup – Solo Performance
Tags: Drama, Political Themes, Social Justice
Rated: R (17+)

Anonymous
from T[HERE] out of Cincinnati, OH
Faceless strangers. True stories. Compelling works of art.


Primary Lineup – Dance
Tags: Dance, Play w/ Music, Storytelling
Rated: PG-13 (13+)

Balls of Yarns
from Paul Strickland Presents out of Cincinnati, OH
A weird-larious one-man musical adventure. Songs! Yarns! Balls!


Primary Lineup – Solo Performance
Tags: Comedy, Play w/ Music, Storytelling
Rated: PG-13 (13+)


bed (a fever dream)
from Performance Gallery out of Cincinnati, OH
Unique, funny, surreal theatre exploring the world of our beds.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Comedy, Physical Theatre, Political Themes
Rated: PG-13

Busted Bumpers and Other Metaphors
from Alexx Rouse out of Cincinnati, OH
A non-whiny solo show for anyone with a dad.


Primary Lineup – Solo Performance
Tags: Dramaedy, Storytelling
Rated: PG-13

ComedySportz Cincinnati
from OTRimprov out of Cincinnati, OH
Competitive comedy improv for everyone.


Special Event – Improv
Tags: Comedy, Improv
Rated: Family Friendly


Fight for 52₵
from Howard Petrick out of San Francisco, CA
The organizer of the most influential strike in US history.


Primary Lineup – Solo Performance
Tags: Drama, Political Themes, Social Justice
Rated: PG-13 (13+)

FloatBrilliance
from dropshift dance out of Chicago, IL
An immersive dance experienced through vibrant and evocative imagery.


Primary Lineup – Dance
Tags: Dance, Women's Themes
Rated: Family Friendly

Gen & Mabel
from Caps Lock Theatre out of New York, NY
Two women trying to fall in love – and failing.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Dramaedy, LGBTQ Themes, Women's Themes
Rated: PG-13


GOD OF OBSIDIAN
from Gideon Productions out of Queens, New York
A dark fairytale about a gaslighting relationship.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Drama, Mental Health Themes, Men's Themes
Rated: PG-13

Home
from Homegrown Theater out of Cincinnati, OH
A psychological thriller questioning the feeling and safety of home.


Primary Lineup – Interdisciplinary
Tags: Drama, Mental Health Themes, Multimedia
Rated: PG-13

If a Tree Falls
from Tongue of the Mind out of Cincinnati, OH
A fallen tree troubles a couple with communication issues.


FringeDevelopment – Theatre
Tags: Comedy, LGBTQ Themes, Women's Themes
Rated: PG-13


Invisible Girl
from ImagiNation Incorporated out of Cincinnati, OH
Black girl seeks sewer for rent and confronts societal specters.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: African-American Themes, Women's Themes, Shadow Puppetry
Rated: R (Simulated Sex Acts)

Is That All There Is?
from Cincinnati LAB Theatre out of Cincinnati, OH
Spotlights fade, music sours, wigs fray…so let's keep dancing?


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Dramaedy, Play w/ Music, Sibling Rivalry
Rated: PG-13

kates
from Cait Robinson out of Cincinnati, OH
An Orkney Island fairytale reimagined in an Americana rock dreamscape.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Multi-Cultural Themes, Physical Theatre, Women's Themes
Rated: PG-13


Lady Macbeth and Her Pal, Megan
from Cornfed Productions out of Iowa City, IA
Comedian uses Shakespeare to examine hilarious things like misogyny.


Primary Lineup – Solo Performance
Tags: Comedy, Political Themes, Women's Themes
Rated: PG-13

Larry 13:2
from Muwhahaha Productions out of Cincinnati, OH
A blasphemous exploration into the power of choice.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Dramaedy, Women's Themes, Religious Themes
Rated: PG-13

Mind Mechanics
from Hannah Scott/Western Kentucky University Dance Company out of Bowling Green, KY
A look into the inner workings of the tormented mind.


Primary Lineup – Dance
Tags: Dance, Mental Health Themes, Social Justice
Rated: PG-13


mOTHER
from Odds & Ends Productions out of Pittsburgh, PA
One woman’s journey of exploring and ultimately rejecting motherhood.


Primary Lineup – Solo Performance
Tags: Storytelling, Women's Themes
Rated: R(Adult Language)

My Darling Dilophosaurus
from Autumn Kaleidoscope out of Cincinnati, OH
Being a parent is hard, especially to a baby dinosaur!


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Comedy, Puppetry, Dinosaur Themes
Rated: Family Friendly

Nine Short Plays for the Theatre
from Joe Stollenwerk out of Vermillion, SD
Fast, fun, and eclectic collage of short pieces exploring performance.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Comedy, Women's Themes
Rated: PG-13


OTRimprov: IF Cincy Awakens
from OTRimprov/IF Cincy out of Cincinnati, OH
Inventive Improv Comedy with OTRi and Friends


Special Event – Improv
Tags: Comedy, Improv
Rated: PG-13

pet fish are for killing by accident
somehow it's really quite inevitable

from Dehydrated Mermaid Productions out of Cincinnati, OH
Pet fish exist to die. Just like love.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Dramaedy, LGBTQ Themes, Women's Themes
Rated: PG-13

Place/Setting
from Pones out of Cincinnati, OH
Discover true stories of local immigrants around the dinner table.


Primary Lineup – Interdisciplinary
Tags: Dance, Drama, Multi-Cultural Themes
Rated: PG-13


Play for Now
from Unleash the Cookie Crew out of Cincinnati, OH
A little boy deals with a sad part of life.


Primary Lineup (FringeNext) – Theatre
Tags: Drama, Mental Health Themes, Death
Rated: PG-13

Reagachev
from Blackburn & James out of Cincinnati, OH
The Cold War gets hot, heavy, and (interestingly enough) musical.


Primary Lineup (FringeNext) – Musical
Tags: Comedy, LGBTQ Themes, Musical
Rated: PG-13

Reaper
from Blackbird Dance Theatre out of Lexington, KY
An original dance concert about facing your fears.


Primary Lineup (FringeNext) – Interdisciplinary
Tags: Dance, Drama, Dance Theatre
Rated: Family Friendly


Romeo + Juliet + Anybodys
from The Functional Shoes out of New York City, NY
There's a place for us…but not for Anybodys.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Play w/ Music, Women's Themes
Rated: PG-13

Rumi's Field
from Lakshmi Sriraman out of Lexington, KY
Dance work exploring our relationship with the elements of nature.


Primary Lineup – Solo Performance
Tags: Dance, Storytelling, Indian Themes
Rated: Family Friendly

Sa'idah
from The Brink Theatre Co. out of Cincinnati, OH
Sa'idah, a Syrian refugee, is adopted by white celebrity couple.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Multi-Cultural Themes, Political Themes, Social Justice
Rated: PG-13


Saturday Night
from The Infinity Ball out of Cincinnati, OH
Musical story of friendship, psycho ex-girlfriends, tacos, and love.


Special Event – Interdisciplinary
Tags: Music, Multimedia
Rated: PG-13

Spy in the House of Men
from Penny: For Your Thoughts out of Rochester, NY
A One-Woman Show with Balls.


Primary Lineup – Solo Performance
Tags: Dramaedy, LGBTQ Themes
Rated: PG-13

SUMATRAN RHINO
from Hugo West Theatricals out of Cincinnati, OH
Would you continue the human race?


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Theatre of Cruelty
Rated: R (Adult Language, Adult Situations)


The Disappearance of Nicole Jacobs,
part 1: The Sister

from Bridget and Trey out of Cincinnati, OH
The town searched for Nicole. Her sister searched for strength.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Drama
Rated: PG-13

The Great Invention
from Panda Head Theatre out of Cashiers, NC
Two gibberish speaking humanoids build
a malfunctioning teleporation machine.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Comedy, Physical Theatre, Puppetry
Rated: Family Friendly

The Monster Songs
from Dr. Dour & Peach out of Washington, DC
Two clowns sing songs about monsters.


Primary Lineup – Musical
Tags: Comedy, Musical, Storytelling
Rated: Family Friendly


The Pink Hulk: One Woman's Journey
to Find the Superhero Within

from Valerie David out of New York, NY
Cancer diagnosis means only one thing: Time to get laid!


Primary Lineup – Solo Performance
Tags: Comedy, Drama, Women's Themes
Rated: R (Adult Language)

Totally Untrue Stories- Totally Unlike
Any Nocturnal Flying Insect

from Lepp Fabrications out of South Charleston, WV
Hilarious, honest but untrue storytelling and comedy.


Primary Lineup – Solo Performance
Tags: Comedy, Storytelling, Alternative Facts
Rated: Family Friendly

trueFRINGE 2017
from True Theatre out of Cincinnati, OH
True stories from 5 Fringe artists from this year's Festival!


Special Event – Storytelling
Tags: Storytelling, True Stories, Live Music
Rated: PG-13


Two Truths:
Notes on the Cinematographer

from The Carnegie, Chase Public, & The Mini Microcinema out of Cincinnati, OH
Explore the relationship between cinema and theatre in real time.


Special Event – Interdisciplinary
Tags: Multimedia, Audience Participation
Rated: PG-13

Vapers at the Gate
from The Burying Beetles out of Cincinnati, OH
Refugees from Trump World kidnapped by Che Guevara's Elvish twin.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Comedy, Environmental Themes, Political Themes
Rated: R (Violence, Simulated Drug Use, Simulated Sex Acts, Adult Language)

TBA
from TBA out of TBA
TBA


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: TBA
Rated: PG-13


What She Found There
from InBocca Performance out of Cincinnati, OH
Be bold, be bold, but not too bold…


Primary Lineup – Interdisciplinary
Tags: Physical Theatre, Puppetry, Women's Themes
Rated: R (Violence, Nudity)

Where There Were Woods
from Samara Lerman out of Seattle, WA
A journey of survival, courage and the power of storytelling.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Drama, Social Justice, Storytelling
Rated: PG-13

White Privilege
from Mad Prophet of Doom out of Cincinnati, OH
The Whitest Man in America comes clean about his white​ privilege.


Primary Lineup – Solo Performance
Tags: African-American Themes, Men's Themes, Social Justice
Rated: R (Adult Language)


Wilderness Survival
from Jimmy Grzelak out of Philadelphia, PA
An Eagle Scout's doomsday prep for 2017.


Primary Lineup – Solo Performance
Tags: Comedy, Political Themes, Campfire
Rated: PG-13

Zelda and Hadley: Together At Last
from E Cubed Productions out of Cincinnati, OH
A revenge dramedy radio show inspired by infidelity.


Primary Lineup – Theatre
Tags: Improv, Women's Themes, Radio Drama
Rated: PG-13

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