Comedy

Script Tease

The KC Improv Company Show Information: The KC Improv Company returns to Fringe with Script Tease!! What happens when one actor doesn’t know her lines, the play, or even the person she’s performing with? Script Tease! is what happens! See the hilarity that happens when we pair a rehearsed actor with a completely clueless improviser.…

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Oh Susanna

Lucky DeLuxe Show Information: Susanna Lee (Lucky DeLuxe) is a KC Fringe Festival staple. She is a standup comic, storyteller, writer, and patron saint to provocateurs everywhere. Over the past decade, her hilarious shows have explored areas of life that others don’t dare touch. Her charm, honesty, and wit make stories from the darker side…

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Electoral Dysfunction 2016

Right Between the Ears Show Information: The award winning radio comedy show goes off on Campaign 2016! Donald Trump wants to build a wall with his tiny hands, Hillary Clinton has email trouble, Ted Cruz is against genital stimulation of any kind, Ben Carson doesn’t remember running for President and Bernie Sanders just wants you…

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The Treasure of the Golden Monkey King

Byrd Productions Show Information: In partnership with Byrd Productions, Commedia Kansas City present their first production, The Treasure of the Golden Monkey King. A comic story of greed, love and misdirection; The Treasure of the Golden Monkey King tells the story of Isabella and Flavio two lovers to be wed. That is until Pantalone, Isabella’s…

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Baddest Auditions

Whim Productions Show Information: “I was in stitches the entire time” “Beat that horse until it’s dead.” – KC Metropolis Well, they asked… For the third year running, Whim Productions is bringing back the wildly popular show that holds a funhouse mirror up to the theater audition process. If you missed last year’s show, you…

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That Really Funny Improv Show

Awkward Attic Ensemble Show Information: Long known as the Gateway to the West, St. Louis has switched from exporting Oregon Trail settlers to exporting really funny comedy shows. Come see a showcase of the best young and upcoming improvisors the Arch City has to offer. Featuring veterans of the 2014 and 2015 St. Lou Fringe…

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Ten Things You Really Shouldn't Do with Puppets

Mesner Puppet Theater Show Information: What happens behind the puppet stage after dark? Find out as we descend into the bowels of juvenile humor with Ten Things You Really Shouldn’t Do with Puppets. The curtains are pulled aside as we expose our strings in this variety show of adult puppet comedy.   WARNING: Contains full…

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Script to the Bone

Micro Budget Productions Show Information: Danielle Swatzell stars as Hannah, a PH.D. deep in debt and currently working for a manipulative film producer as a script doctor. Charged with the task to fix the flaws in action and horror movies she disdains, Hannah continues to hold on to her sanity and search for employment at…

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A Very Special Episode Comedy Retrospective

Cinemasochists Show Information: From Diff’rent Strokes to Blossom, Punky Brewster to Saved By The Bell, television has a long weird history of making normally lighthearted shows into dreadful PSAs. We’ll look at everything from alcoholism to abandoned refrigerator danger in this special show. Half presentation, half MST3K-style riffing, Cinemasochists’ takes on the small screen with…

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Upskirt/CEC: Two Plays by Pete Bakely

Kansas City Peep Shows Show Information: Upskirt – When Dennis gets arrested for taking lewd photos at Target, his court appointed psychiatrist moves in. Between her and his overprotective sister, will he learn to connect? CEC– Elaine has left her abusive husband and taken a sizable part of him with her. She, her sister Amy,…

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