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A silver mask and a ballot box set the mood of Gabrielle Patterson's "Your Love Will Be Judged."

Your Love Will Be Judged by Gabrielle Patterson

Six jurors residing in a world where divorce is only an option if a jury of your peers says so is quite the challenge when ...
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Women’s Work

Nursing. Teaching. Answering the phones. Raising children. You know, women's work. All while trying to make a dollar out of 83 cents. This play shows ...
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When Jesus Divorced Me

She was married to the man of her dreams. Shortly after her wedding, he gets cast at a theme park where he either plays Jesus ...
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What Could Go Wrong?

"You'll laugh, You'll Cry, You'll demand a Refund! But what you'll hear during my monologues is real." - David Vass What Could Go Wrong? The ...
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Type Cast

60-minutes of never been seen and never to be seen again. Type Cast will create poetry and comedic scenes based on audience suggestions. Local poets ...
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TRAPPED

One couple's journey from bliss to battery. Why do women stay? And is there such a thing as a. "reformed abuser?" Richard and Michelle have ...
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Tortillo! 3: Sombrero’s Revenge

Catalyst Repertory's crass, slap-stick comedy, snack food sitcom returns to IndyFringe for its final (we hope) installment. You aren't going to believe this, but somehow ...
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Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind

Experience the fourth year of a new rendition of 24 Unique Micro-Plays in 48 minutes! The evening promises an emotional and intellectual rollercoaster of ideas, ...
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The Winters Tale: Presented by Agape Theatre Company

A Shakespearean Masterpiece, showing the ways that tyranny can give way to forgiveness and compassion. Presented by Agape Theatre Company.
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The Talking Dead: Experiences from the Victorian Seance

The Talking Dead – Experiences from the Victorian Séance

The best ghost stories... are TRUE ghost stories. Join the fun for this immersive experience where spirits come alive, inspired by the writings and experiences ...
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The Reluctant Mind Reader

Popular Magician and Mind Reader, Brendon Ware, returns to IndyFringe with his energetic comedy and Mind Reading show, The Reluctant Mind Reader. This interactive show ...
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The Real Black Swan Confessions of America’s First Black Drag Queen

The Real Black Swan... is the true story of William Dorsey Swann, a former slave who became the Queen of Drag in the late 1800s. ...
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The Princess Strikes Back: One Woman’s Search for the Space Cowboy of Her Dreams

"I was Princess Leia, the most badass force-sensitive being in the galaxy! And I wanted Han Solo: tight pants, big blaster..." - Victoria Montalbano In ...
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The North Wing: An Original Musical Comedy

This original parody musical dives into the political inner-workings of Santa's workshop.
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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

A small ensemble of actors and musicians bring the story of Edward Tulane to life, as he discovers the power of love and friendship. Edward ...
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The Longest Dinner

The Longest Dinner

The beloved Fall Fundraiser is back! Proceeds from this annual dinner party featuring pop-up performances between courses supports the IndyFringe Theatre Festival.
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The Jester of All Maladies

IndyFringe vet, Kurt Fitzpatrick, was diagnosed with cancer in December 2019. Boo! He got through it with a bunch of chemo, stimulating immunotherapy, heaps of ...
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The Dice Player – ONE NIGHT ONLY!

Returning for ONE NIGHT ONLY, Broadway World Award Nominee Raja El Majzoub will captivate and mystify you with his brilliant one-actor adaptation of Mahmoud Darwish's ...
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The Barn Identity

Erika MacDonald is NOT AN AMNESIAC SPECIAL FORCES AGENT!!! But she is a MULTI-AWARD-WINNING internationally touring solo performer who became obsessed with falling-down barns after ...
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The Ballad of Blade Stallion

A disgraced bounty hunter on the edges of space takes on his most challenging task: baby-sitting. In an origin story of epic proportions, Blade Stallion ...
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Taylor Martin’s INDY MAGIC presents THE SESSION

Have you ever wondered how magicians learn and create new magic tricks? Taylor Martin's Indy Magic dives into the world of a magician "session" in ...
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Ta DAH! – Theatre and Drag Alliance Hootenanny

Join IndyFringe, American Lives Theatre, Southbank Theatre Company, Indy Bard Fest and more as we celebrate the work of LGBTQ+ artists in Indianapolis. 90% of ...
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Sweet Dreams, Pillowman

Monique has got to get out! Befriending the singing rats in her apartment was one way to handle the loneliness, but the addition of a ...
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Starmites – The Musical!

Blast off to Interspace in this cheeky, professional revival of a cult-classic 80's musical!
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Spontaneous Tales of Science-Fiction

A completely improvised sci-fi romp takes the audience on an adventure that's out of this world! Spontaneous tales captures the wonder of science fiction through ...
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Sing Down the Moon: Appalachian Wonder Tales

Journey into the Appalachian Mountains in this award-winning musical that deftly weaves traditional tales and original music into a keepsake quilt of mountain lore and ...
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ShMILF Life

Finding love is hard. Finding love when you’re old is harder. Finding love when you’re old and transgender? (spoiler alert; you don’t). Welcome to the ...
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Ship of Dreams

A group of friends attempt to cross an ocean of impossibility when they set out to stage James Cameron's cinematic masterpiece 'Titanic' in under an ...
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Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr. – from Agape Theater Company

The Emmy Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series is not only making an incredible small-screen comeback, it's the basis for one of the most fun, ...
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Scars

"Sisu" is a Finnish term that can be roughly translated into English as strength of will, determination, perseverance, and acting rationally in the face of ...
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Sadec 1965: A Love Story

After finding out that her estranged father has cancer, Flora goes on a 6-week solo motorcycle trip through his homeland of Vietnam to make sense ...
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Ron Popp is a Responsible Adult

Award-winning gay comedian, Ron Popp, returns to IndyFringe one last time! Ron Popp returns to IndyFringe once again with his fractured take on life growing ...
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React Presents: Love Over Dose

Alex's sister Riley is dead of an accidental overdose, and Alex is all alone in the hospital bathroom with a bottle of Riley's pills. Alex ...
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QAnon The Musical!

A musical, satirical look at the far-right political conspiracy movement. Have friends or family members who believe this stuff? Of course you do! Come join ...
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Black Power and a Collage of Black Voices

Police State by Rain Wilson

Amadi, an unarmed black man, loses his life at the hands of a white cop, an act that galvanizes the community and takes his family ...
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Play by Play: Tiny Little Plays by Mark Harvey Levine

A collection of tiny little plays featuring psychics, fish, romance, nanobots, wishes, and the Loch Ness Monster, all set within the framework of a sports ...
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Peter/Wendy

In this lyrical, atmospheric interpretation of Peter Pan, Jeremy Bloom strips the familiar story down to its emotional essence. Peter lures Wendy away from her ...
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Panel Show

Comedian, Mark Cashwell, hosts a team of 4 local comedians to play improvised versions of your favorite British Panel Shows! Banter and wit reign supreme. ...
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Tigonie - Written by Levi Frazier Jr. Directed by Lawrence Blackwell

OnyxFest 2023 – TIGONIE by Levi Frazier Jr.

A "changed" man's sordid past comes back to haunt him unexpectedly after 30 years of bliss in this world-premier drama from Levi Frazier Jr.
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The Heart of a Man: Written by Ardre Orie, Directed by Rasheda Randle

OnyxFest 2023 – The Heart of a Man

Men are often seen but not heard until now, in this brand new drama written by Ardre Orie and directed by Rasheda Randle
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Right Behind You - Written by D.L. Patrick, Directed by Megan Simonton

OnyxFest 2023 – Right Behind You, a Caregiving Story

Three generations deal with rising family conflict as their matriarch battles COVID-19 in the early days of the pandemic. This dramedy is written by award-winning ...
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Babe - Written by Delores Thornton, Directed by Delores Thornton and Trease Sears

OnyxFest 2023 – Babe by Delores Thornton

A cogent story which explains how the protagonist overcomes deep seated issue. This brand new play is written and directed by Delores Thornton who starred ...
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5 Moods for Black Anguish - Our deities speak to our pain and glory

OnyxFest 2023 – 5 Moods for Black Anguish

An awe-inspiring theatrical masterpiece using drama, prose, poetry, and spiritual expression, written and directed by Josiah Ray McCruiston
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Oh Look It’s Magic! ADHD Advocacy Magic Show

Having ADHD can be madness! With the help of magic, Jordan Allen will tell you how he has found to navigate the madness. Oh Look ...
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Natural Affection by William Inge

In 1963, five friends and family in a Chicago apartment building navigate the holidays - and one another - amidst an increasingly volatile and violent ...
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Julia VanderVeen in My Grandmother's Eyepatch

My Grandmother’s Eyepatch

What would people say at your memorial service? Join clown and comedian, Julia VanderVeen, as she finds the perfect way to honor her beloved Grandma ...
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Mr Yunioshi

Mr. Yunioshi

Mickey Rooney's infamous performance as Mr. Yunioshi in Breakfast at Tiffany's is often pointed to as the most egregious example of yellow face in the ...
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Movies by Minutes – A Live Podcast Event

A fun-filled day of live podcast recordings, trivia, and games!
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Motown Forever

Experience the timeless sounds of Motown in this joyous R&B concert from Frederic & Ronza
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Miss Cast

We've all been there... blaring out a favorite song in our cars that we would never actually get the chance to sing on stage. In ...
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meSSeS

"Janoah...anygoodjokes?" juggles several tasks simultaneously: performing & teaching! During this (optionally interactive) performance YOU learn to juggle while you watch. Between facts, Janoah engagingly guides ...
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Meatballs and Music

In this story of resilience, hope, and forgiveness, Tom Sweitzer revisits his colorful, intense, and humorous childhood in the 1970's. With a Schizophrenic father and ...
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Playwright Charla Booth and the Heart of Africa

Majesties by Charla Booth

Three Black women, each from a different generation, must face the realities of their lives as they journey towards healing.
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White text over a sepia background "A chilling new play by Tristan Ross, adapted from Fritz Lang." A red balloon and a large white M.

Protected: M. A New Play by Tristan Ross

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A partial view of a stand-up comedian from backstage, with neon purple letters stating, "Live at the Purple Lounge." The logo for Betty Rage productions is in the corner.

Live at the Purple Lounge

A humorous (and sometimes not-so-humorous) snapshot of five women trying to make it in the cutthroat world of stand-up comedy.
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Little Red Example

Little Red – A Cycle of Stories and Songs

A curious young girl in a bright red hood encounters a dastardly wolf while delivering goods to her ailing grandmother in this musical adventure tale.
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LeLand Loves Bigfoot

"Would you go into the woods with a stranger from small town Kentucky to find Bigfoot? I did." - Stewart Huff A liberal hippie (Huff) ...
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Lady Bits: The Funniest Comedy Show in Indianapolis (Probably)

Lady Bits Comedy Show: Funny-Ass Women

LadyBits! A comedy variety show featuring funny-ass women. Get your tickets before this must-see comedy event sells out... again!
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Jon Bennett: Fire in the Meth Lab

Renowned Australian storyteller, Jon Bennett, tells the amazingly sordid and bizarre story of his brother's life. A sometimes shocking and chaotic tale, Bennett recounts his ...
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Jewel Box Revue 2022

A Tribute to a legendary drag troupe that elevated drag as an art form and entertained audiences throughout America during the 40's, 50's, and 60's. ...
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Indyprov Presents: Our Favorite Fringe Artists

You've seen your favorites shine in their element. We're giving them a chance to shine in ours! We've invited some of our favorite Fringe performers ...
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IndyFringe – Spring Celebration Party

Join us for a special spring reception honoring our volunteers and spreading the news about a whole range of new opportunities to get involved with ...
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MEDEA

Indy Bard Fest Presents: Medea

A thrilling Greek classic, retold for a modern audience. Medea explores the plights of womanhood throughout generations after the titular heroine is scorned and rejected ...
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Titus Andronicus

Indy Bard Fest Presents – Titus Andronicus

It's Shakesepeare's boldest and bloodiest play. This high energy grand guignol is perfect for your halloween theatre-going adventures.
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In The Company Of Women

In the Company of Women is a collection of original dance works inspired by influential women in history, pop culture, and our daily lives. Performing ...
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II.

Human interaction and emotion through movement. II. is a modern contemporary dance performance; an abstract representation of human connection, different emotions, and self-discovery through modern ...
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I Think We Are Supposed To Be ‘Coming Of Age’ By Now

This dance and live music show focuses on our 'Coming of Age' stories by navigating youthful angst, sexuality, and gender dysphoria in a way that is ...
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How Do You Read Me?

America in 2022 is awash with buzzwords and assumptions about who someone is based on labels and learned prejudices. In How Do You Read Me, ...
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Houseless not Homeless by Michael Florence

Houseless not Homeless follows the stories of five ordinary people living under extraordinary circumstances, how they became houseless, and the trials and celebrations of their every-day ...
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Hope

True love always returns. This heartfelt story told through dance follows the lives of two characters who can't quite find the right time to be ...
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Protected: Holiday Hijinks Party – 2023

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High Functioning

High Functioning: A comedy revue on life as a late-diagnosed autistic adult female. This one woman show written by Abby Chew about life as an ...
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ALT presents: Heroes of the Fourth Turning by Will Arbery

Heroes of the Fourth Turning

On a chilly night in Wyoming, four young conservatives reckon with one another's differences and try to face a country that is at war with ...
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Herding Cats by Neil Martin

Herding Cats is an adorable comedy for all ages featuring Stella the cat and her quest to save her owner's job!
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Unknown a stand-up comedy show by Griffin Sciarra

Griffin Sciarra: Unknown – A Stand-Up Live Show

Touring Fringe performer, Griffin Sciarra, takes on... himself! This feel-good stand-up act addresses Griffin's past year with honesty and humor as he bounces through a ...
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Gray Pride

Experience the unexpectedly joyful story of Norman Lasiter's life in the theatre, during a particularly difficult period for gay men, and his celebrated return home ...
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Gloria Mundi

When Gloria is visited by an angel of God with news of the second Messiah, she's convinced she has a second chance at motherhood. but ...
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Glad Libs with your Hostess Jan Shirley Ann

It's a game show where the audience members are the contestants. You'll laugh at the hostess and YOURSELF during this fusion of Stand-Up Comedy, Improv, ...
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Fret Knot

Fret Knot is a feel-good storytelling variety show featuring original music and sketch comedy. In this two-woman show, Lizzie Kaniecki and Madeline Wilson explore the ...
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Fly Blackbird Fly/Voices We Can’t Unhear

Fly Blackbird Fly/Voices We Can't Unhear is a choreopoem recounting impactful and traumatic experiences of several women. Though they never considered or attempted suicide, each ...
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ExperiMENTAL

ExperiMENTAL is an interactive mind-reading experience that will twist your reality in the most delightful way! Steven knows what you're thinking, and he's happy to ...
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Drew Stroud: Exhausted Paint the Death of Van Gogh

Exhausted Paint: The Death of Van Gogh

This energetic 70-minute drama explores the life and death of the world's most famous painter, and has an improvised scene structure.
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Exes & Embryos: A Comedy by Mandee McKelvey

Infertility, miscarriage, and abortion aren't exactly a barrel of laughs... unless you hear Mandee tell it. Stand-up comedian and IndyFringe's own Underdog Award recipient, Mandee ...
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Elephant by Lewis Morrow

Monument Theatre Company presents a vital workplace drama from Lewis Morrow. "Elephant" boldly examines the everyday horror of corporate America.
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Doghouse Moon

Watch as life's most absurd personalities intersect at the crossroads of dystopia and spacetopia, in an intimate yet epic rock'n'roll battle for the future of ...
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Defiance Comedy’s Karaoke Fundraiser

Join your favorite local comedy troupe for a night of music and fun in this one-night-only event in support of Defiance Comedy's 2023 season.
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Deadpan Jan: My Life is Not a Sex Party Or Is it?

Jan Gudaitis, aka, Deadpan Jan, ironically brings life to this comedy show with her wild imagination and off-beat writing. Go on a hilarious joyride to ...
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Dance Kaleidoscope: Vinyl Vision

DK dancers-turned choreographers have created new works that make memory and emotion come to life with dance that is nostalgic, heartwarming, and whimsical. Songs from ...
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Dadbod

Brad Hinshaw brings Dadbod back to IndyFringe to share his updated experiences on being a husband, father, fool, and calorie consumer. Dadbod is a lighthearted ...
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Claus Out: A Holiday-Themed Murder Mystery Musical

In the shadow of Rudolph's mysterious death two decades ago, Santa's remaining reindeer gather for a somber reunion, only to face fresh murder and dark ...
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Breakneck Comedy of Errors

This one man Comedy of Errors finds Tim Mooney taking on THIRTEEN different characters, including FOUR PAIRS of twins! (He threw in two extra sets ...
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Bigfoot Saves the World!

Bigfoot is back to save us all! This campy cult-classic action adventure follows Bigfoot on his quest to save the world from the clutches of ...
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Bigfoot Saves America

"It doesn't matter if you believe in Bigfoot or not. Because Bigfoot believes in you AND America." In the summer of 1978, two FBI agents ...
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Beyond Ballet

Beyond Ballet is an eclectic and cutting-edge program that tests the limits of the Indianapolis Ballet Company dancers and what ballet can be. This mixed ...
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Betsy Carmichael’s Hawaiian Luau BINGO

Aloha! It's Hawaiian night at the BINGO Palace with Betsy Carmichael's Hawaiian Luau BINGO. Betsy Carmichael, the Big BINGO Kahuna, is pulling out all the ...
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Bat in the Wind (or a Recent Study on Depression and Addiction)

Casey Ross's celebrated 2023 Fringe Drama returns in its 90-minute version. Two neighbors struggling with their respective addictions collide in this moving drama directed by ...
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Bard Fest Presents: The Merry Wives of Windsor

When Falstaff tries to con Mistress Ford and Mistress Page by sending identical love letters, they turn the tables and play an uproarious set of ...
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Bard Fest Presents: King Richard II

Performed with an all women and non binary cast, This incisive edit of a Shakespearean classic sets the political struggle of Richard II and Henry ...
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Ballet INitiative Presents: A Social Media Experience

Ballet INitiative presents a multi-genre dance concert curated by our community on social media. This show tells the story of Ballet INitiative and its mission ...
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Amaze and Amuse

Amaze & Amuse: A Modern Day Magic Show

Amaze & Amuse is a modern-day magic show that incorporates comedy, audience participation, and mind-blowing magic. The show features comedy magician, Trino, and is perfect ...
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Agape Theater Company Presents: Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

Beware the Ides of March in this intimate, fast-paced, and carefully edited production of one Shakespeare's most famous and thrilling political dramas
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A Streetcar Named Desire – Catalyst Repertory and Magic Thread Cabaret

A gritty and thrilling new take on a timeless American drama featuring a brand new score from Dustin Klein. A Streetcar Named Desire runs March ...
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A Noise in the Attic by Vernon A. Williams

A suburban housewife struggles with a husband who is only married to his career... but something magical happens when she is asked to put an ...
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A Magic Show with Jordan Rooks

A Magic Show with Jordan Rooks

A family-friendly magic show that will push the boundaries of magic! Las Vegas magician, Jordan Rooks, has traveled to over 10 countries to perform his ...
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90 Lies an Hour

90 Lies an Hour is a collection of hilarious tall-tales and other fiction from multi-award-winning humorist and storyteller, Paul Strickland. 90 Lies an Hour won ...
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Relevations

6L – Currents by Relevations Dance Company

A joyful evening of contemporary dance and pop music from Relevations (IN)Dance.
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A drinking murder mystery - Can you figure out who done did it?

6K – Plastic Potato: A Bottoms Up Murder Mystery

A riotous whodunit mystery filled with suspense, hilarity, and alcohol.
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6J – Alice’s Wonderful Afternoon

Wonder and curiosity with just a touch of madness, on an afternoon with Alice and her friends in the play with music presented by the ...
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6H – Interface

Experience a world at the border between the virtual and the real in this interdisciplinary dance performance.
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6H – Ballet INitiative presents: Starry Nights

Ballet INitiative’s Starry Nights brings to life the fairy tales, stories, and myths that are shared underneath the night sky.
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6G – Rhythm & Groove

Bringing back the music of the 60’s and 70’s through the art of tap dance
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The Indianapolis Men's Chorus presents The royal Tea. Serving it up hot with a side of sass.

6F – The Royal Tea

The IMC brings you the best of musical royalty, serving kings and queens in a pop-filled night of singing and dancing.
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6E – Beyond Ballet

Beyond Ballet tests the limits of what ballet can be through a mix of new and classical dance works.
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DIVA

6D – Diva Feva

High energy, upbeat dance performance featuring Dance Kaleidoscope’s amazingly talented and versatile dancers.
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6C – I, Trump

It’s 2028. He’s still here. What the actual f*ck?
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6B – Voyages & Journeys

This multimedia dance, music, and poetry performance explores political, social, and cultural stories that illustrate both forced and voluntary migratory experiences.
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6A – Crossroads Dance Indy presents: It’s All Fun and Games

Play along with Crossroads Dance indy as they premiere ten new dance works created by local choreographers exploring concepts of games and play.
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Small Giants

5K – Notes on Nothing

Three artists long to stop longing in this modern performance of music and poetry from the band, Small Giants.
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5J – No Better News

A one-actor play about resilience, discovery, and the healing power of theatre
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5I – Oh Look, It’s Magic! An ADHD Advocacy Magic Show

A Sensory Friendly Magic Show that combines comedy, storytelling, and magic to advocate for neurodiversity.
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5H – Let Me Say This About That

An improvised podcast based on audience suggestions brought to you from Minneapolis-based comedians, Raffi Jarvis, Heather Meyer, and Danna Sheridan.
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5G – Flavor Fight!

Flavor Fight is a satirical food reality show where two amateur chefs compete in food related improv challenges, judged by a rotating panel of guests, ...
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5F – Mind Reader

An interactive mind reading experience from the incredible Steven Nicholas. This mentalism show filled with wonder and charisma is not to be missed.
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5E – Reject: Storytelling, Commentary, Art, and Comedy for a 21st Century Dystopia

A serious, humorous, and thought-provoking look at rejection, resilience, and finding your way to art as healing.
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5D – Jason Adams: King of Monsters

Jason Adams fights a bunch of monsters in this shadow puppet show!
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Inner State Stories

5C – Inner State Stories

Errol revisits a 7000-mile long road trip taken to memorialize his late mother.
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5B – the Curve

A one-woman variety show that tells the incredible story of life as a circus performer through a unique blend of talents.
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On Earth as it is in Hell

5A – On Earth As It Is In Hell

Comedy; Storytelling; History - A comedic storytelling show about the history of the afterlife, being a parent, and the cost of justice. Performed by Andrew ...
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4J – Twenty Years

After twenty years, a narcissistic aristocrat goes searching for his abandoned child… but will he like who he finds?
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4I – Le Bord D’ivoire

A group of friends creates a suicide pact as they navigate love, friendship, and loyalty before things take a dark turn in this world premier ...
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Humbletown: The Greatest Town on Earth

4H – Humbletown: The Greatest Show on Earth

This oddly familiar history of a small Midwestern town features dozens of eclectic characters - Including a loving couple of freezing frontiersfolk, a cadre of ...
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4G – Journey Home

Monica Cantrell takes you on a journey through stories of life experienced through familiar songs you know and love!
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4F – Pompeii and Circumstance

They found lava in a hopeless place, in this saucy Rome-com from Clerical Error Productions.
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4E – Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

24 Plays in 48 Minutes - it’s a different show every night!
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4D – The DECAGON Project

This dance-theatre piece about making real connections between audience and performer asks whether it’s chance, fate, or a bit of both which connects us as ...
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A poignant tale about family, alcoholism, and finding love

4C – The Betsy Show

After spending half of her life seeking approval from her powerful but wounded parents, Betsy finds herself on an incredible journey of “becoming.”
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4B – Three 2 One

An absurdist romantic comedy about pulling yourself together by past DivaFest playwright, Mary Karty and produced by MK Productions.
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4A – Being Rob Johansen

Local actor Rob Johansen has always gotten his way, but when three strangers wake up inside his head, they’ll do everything they can to change ...
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3K – White Rabbit Red Rabbit

An actor. A script. No director.
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3J – Designated Debaters

A comedy debate show where YOU choose the topics, YOU decide who wins, and the loser has to DRINK!
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3I – Becoming Baba Yaga

Join storyteller Laura Packer for a walk in the woods, where she meets danger and beauty, the ancient and the new, Baba Yaga and herself. ...
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3H – Thank You, Places

In the dressing room of a run-down dinner theatre, two temperamental actors make a pact to follow their dreams as their show’s 20-year run comes ...
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3G – Momsplaining With Callie + Georgeanna

A comedic and heartfelt look at rocking (and failing) motherhood from Betty Rage Productions.
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3F – More Stories to Be Told: Tasty Bits Too

15-time Fringe Veteran Taylor Martin returns as Andrea Merlyn, the Queen of Magic, and a number of other characters who will mystify and delight with ...
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3E – That’s Hot

While filming a documentary, married volcanologists Helena and Rudiger Smith-Schumacher must reignite the flame of their passion in this comedic love story.
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3D – Mush

A Father and Son clash over how to treat one another in this small-cast drama.
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3C – An Evening with Matt Soverns

Mass Ave. Piano Man Matt Sovers sings and plays piano in an interactive evening of musical comedy.
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3B – Glad Libs with your Hostess: Jan Shirley Ann!

It’s not everyday that you get to be a contestant on a Game Show! Join in on the fun at Glad Libs with your Hostess ...
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3A – U Sing 2!

U Sing 2 is your chance to sing along with a bunch of fun people and fun songs!
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2N – The Jester of All Maladies

A comedic and inspirational tale of one man’s journey getting through cancer. Brought to you from one of the country's most celebrated Fringe performers - ...
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2M – Netflix Roulette

Netflix roulette is an improvised sitcom brought to you by some of the best improvisers in Indianapolis.
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2L – Dragons & Dungeons: A Party’s Parody

A high-energy role playing adventure brought to life through improv and audience participation from Theatre Unchained.
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2k – 3 Magic Wishes With Jordan Rooks

A family-friendly parody magic show inspired by the story of Aladdin.
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2J – Zoë Rose Spills Her Guts

An immersive, participatory, one-woman show about exploring your identity from Hartford Connecticut's Zoë Rose.
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2I – The Most Massive Woman Wins

Brutal and hilarious, four women of various shapes and sizes waiting in a liposuction clinic explore their perceptions of body image.
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2H – How the Grinch Reversed Racism

Two idiots rip the Grinch open to investigate capitalism, ecoterrorism, and maybe a bit of casual xenophobia in this sketch comedy piece from Atlanta artists, ...
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2G – We’ve Come a Long Way Ladies

Celebrating the recent centennial of American women’s right to vote, this enriching musical performance educates and entertains while honoring the women’s suffrage movement’s most important ...
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2F – Twisted Terrors!

Horror classics meet the Animaniacs in this high-energy comedy storytelling show
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2E – Big Dad Energy

Critically acclaimed stand-up comedian Jamie Campbell dives into the reality of getting married in your 40’s and realizing that parenthood just isn’t going to happen.
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2D – Bread Crumb

In this clowning show, after accusing the ocean of stealing his shoe, a lighthouse keeper starts a fight with the ocean escalating into a haunting ...
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2C – A Curious Woman

A humorous and entertaining storytelling show about curiosity, leadership, and motherhood from Dr. Debra Clary.
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2B – Breakneck Romeo & Juliet

A one-man explosion of Shakespeare’s most-beloved classic in a story that is a lot funnier than we ever knew it was.
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2A – The Dice Player

A highly theatrical, time-traveling adventure inspired by one of the most praised Arabic poems, Mahmoud Darwish’s “the dice player”
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2023 Festival Kick-Off Party

Join us as we celebrate the start of the most edgy and eclectic arts festival in the midwest! This free event features live music and ...
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Maggie Sebald in Dog Park by Josie Gingrich

2022, 10-Minute Play Festival

An annual collaboration between IndyFringe and the Indiana Writers Center. 7 plays | 7 playwrights | 7 local theatre companies | 90 minutes
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1J – Because, You’re Worth It

An immersive theatre experience incorporating dance, toy theatre, and installations, addressing the interconnectedness of capitalism and womanhood.
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1I – A Monster Calls

A heartbreaking tale of 13-year-old Connor O’Malley, who finds himself reaching for a hand he can never grasp with a monster in the shape of ...
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1H – Your Love Will Be Judged

This funny and insightful new play shows a battle to dominate who has the best handle on love and marriage. Returning to IndyFringe after sold ...
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1G – Super Mario is Dead

Luigi, long time player number two, must step into his brother’s shoes to save the day in this mature musical parody.
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1F – Broadway’s Bad Girls

Broadway’s Bad Girls is a lighthearted revue of songs from Broadway musicals that feature villainesses. This is Magic Thread Cabaret's sixth performance in the IndyFringe ...
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1E – Angel on Eros

A gay Hispanic painter immortalizes a young restaurant owner, unleashing drama, passion, and the question of what price they are willing to pay to satisfy ...
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1D – Between Trains

This new play with music asks what happens when you have an opportunity to make a choice. Presented by Indiana Drama Club for the 2023 ...
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1C-Bat in the Wind (or a Recent Study on Depression and Addiction)

A new drama by local playwright, Casey Ross, Bat in the Wind follows a struggling young playwright and his neighbor, an eccentric drunk - as ...
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Shy the Musical by Doug Walker

1B – Shy (The Musical!)

Two shy strangers at a bus stop may never speak to one another… but they sure do sing a lot of songs in their heads.
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Angel Burlesque - Nerdgasm XI: We're Back!

1A – Nerdgasm XI: We’re Back!

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Playwright Celeste Williams and poet Mari Evans

“Black is My Color” The Ethos of Mari Evans by Celeste Williams

Two women of different generations explore the experience of being a black woman through the words and wisdom of Mari Evans.
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