Comedy

Breakneck Julius Caesar

Breakneck Julius Caesar Show Information: Timothy Mooney Repertory Theatre Amid the latest swirl of controversy surrounding Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Tim Mooney, author/performer of Shakespeare’s Histories, Lot o’ Shakespeare, and Breakneck Hamlet brings Breakneck Julius Caesar to Kansas City! In light of the Trump-inspired version of “Caesar” drawing a firestorm of attention in New York, Mooney notes, “I’ve never seen so much attention to…

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Shelter Shorts: A Play About Shelter Pets and the People Who Love Them

Wide Eyed Productions Show Information: A fun, fast-paced, and educational show that will make you wonder just what your pets are really thinking. An all ages adventure through the lives of shelter animals. Experience everything from intake into the shelter to the happiness of being adopted. Wide Eyed Productions will be donating a portion of…

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KCIC Classics

The KC Improv Company Show Information: The KC Improv Company is offering a veritable smorgasbord of improv comedy at this year’s KC Fringe Festival! Using your suggestions, we create unique, inventive, and downright hilarious works of theater! This year, we are proud to offer FOUR of our signature long-form formats spread across four different performance…

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Fountain City Sketch

KC Improv Company Show Information: Fountain City Sketch is a subsidiary of The KC Improv Company. Over the past 3 years, we have been creating original, hilarious new sketch comedy at The Kick Comedy Theater. This year, we bring the best of the best to The KC Fringe Festival! We’ve combed through our catalogue of sketches…

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Clockstoppers: How to Build a Railroad Empire

Lindsay Taylor/Lil Theatre Company Show Information: Based on true events, Clockstoppers is a two woman musical romp about the day that time stood still. Go back in time to November 18, 1883, the day clocks stopped to standardize the new time zones. Does every second count? Time will tell. Venue Musical Theatre Heritage – Stage…

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The Immaculate Big Bang

Bill Santiago Show Information: The Immaculate Big Bang  (god – science – laughs) Sparked by the death of his father and birth of his daughter, Comedian Bill Santiago goes in search of answers and laughs at the border of science and religion, exploring the comic nature of the cosmic quest for understanding existence, life, and death…

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BLADDER INTERRUPTED. A Self-Story About Cancer

Mechele Leon/ Oak Marrow Productions Show Information: If there’s a breast cancer sisterhood, what’s a girl to do when she finds herself instead in a bladder cancer golf club? Mechele Leon wrote and stars in this personal story about getting cancer and losing a bladder, about chemotherapy and the fight to survive. Performed with props…

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Striking Beauty

Thespiation! Show Information: An idealistic artist calls for an art strike in the Crossroads to battle unscrupulous and unethical authorities.  The resulting Tweet storm surprises even him!  His moral compass spins wildly as he and his family land in jail, First Fridays disintegrate and the entire world is painted beige! Venue Phosphor Studio 1730 Broadway…

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Neighborhood Goons

Crumblecake Productions Show Information: Written partially as a love letter to Chicago,  Neighborhood Goons  is loosely based on some of the characters there and the things they did – namely drink, swear, and beat each other up. Venue Musical Theatre Heritage 2450 Grand Blvd #301, Kansas City, MO 64108 Show Times July 22 – Saturday…

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