"THE ALSO-RAN" is the first venture of H P Productions. Written and performed by Billy Hipkins, edited and directed by Perry Dell’Aquila.  The piece was presented as the closing work in the Fall 2011 Fresh Fruit Festival in Midtown Manhattan where Mr. Hipkins was awarded a "Fruitie" for "Best Playwright of a Solo Show," and was the opening presentation in the Spring 2012 Emerging Artists Theatre ‘One Man Talking’ New Work Series.