PHOTOS: LGBT Highlights of FringeNYC 2014

Get the scoop on 20 promising shows featuring LGBT characters and themes at this month's New York International Fringe Festival.

BY Advocate Contributors

August 08 2014 4:00 AM ET

Depression: The Musical
A songwriter finds she may be a lesbian alcoholic in Marianne Pillsbury's semiautobiographical pop-rock tuner about falling apart and picking up the pieces — with or without pills and therapy.

Barry Levey, a Jewish playwright and performer, leaves his non-Jewish boyfriend at home to embark on a journey to find and challenge Holocaust deniers from Illinois to Iran.

The Hurricane
Bjorn Berkhout's musical comedy reimagines Shakespeare's The Tempest on Fire Island, where Madam Sparrow, a mysterious innkeeper, seeks vengeance on unsuspecting men from her past.

I Am Not I
Jane, who has a girlfriend, struggles with her gender identity in Laura Abbott's family drama. How will Jane's folks react if their teenage daughter wears a tux to her quinceañera?

Love at Home
From their teens in the '90s to the passing of Proposition 8, two San Francisco sisters, a lesbian and a Mormon, struggle to find mutual understanding and acceptance in Mary Matoula Webb's drama.