TAGGED WITH TRUE STORIES

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UPSTAIRS - A MUSICAL TRAGEDY

musicals and operas · owldolatrous production · Ages 12+ · United States of America

A force of nature. - Theatremania. Upstairs is the true story of the Up Stairs Lounge fire, a 1973 gay bar arson that took 32 lives in New Orleans. As three survivors attempt to move on from unspeakable trauma, they uncover difficult and inspiring truths about themselves and their capacity to heal.
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WHAT THEY SAID ABOUT LOVE

solo performance · steve budd presents · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America

Steve Budd plays a New Age couple who met BEFORE they met, an artist with a soft spot for homeless guys, a pair of Metal Heads who want to get married on 6-6-6, and more. Created from interviews. Best of the 2016 SF Fringe Fest. Satisfy your voyeuristic tendencies about how others look for love!
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FROM BEYOND: MARY PICKFORD, SHIRLEY TEMPLE, & GEORGE CARLIN

solo performance · the art of acting studio · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America

These three original pieces were written, directed and performed by the recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Conservatory. Developed during the 2017 Professional Conservatory Class solo show project, each is an artistic exploration of the life of a notable personality throughout history.
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L.A. HOMEBODY / THE ANXIETY CURE

solo performance · shauna mcgarry and lizzie prestel · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

2 solo shows in 1 hour. L.A. HOMEBODY: The true story of a woman in her house. Written and performed by Shauna McGarry. Runtime: 30 minutes. THE ANXIETY CURE: The true story of a woman on the campaign trail. Written and performed by Lizzie Prestel. Runtime: 30 minutes.
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BEHIND THE PULPIT

solo performance · noam friedlander · Ages 13+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

With religion in her veins, and generations of Rabbinical forefathers, Noam Friedlander never felt the pull of the pulpit herself. Visiting concentration camps as a toddler, and being babysat by Playboy Bunnies at the Playboy Mansion, gave her a warped view of the world...
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MY JANIS

arianna veronesi · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

Opening a window into Janis Joplin's private world. Where was her voice coming from? Summer 1966: Janis is back in Texas recovering from drug addiction, right before she becomes a rock star. This is the first chapter of a work in progress.
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THE RICH AND THE POOR

solo performance · evan kornfeld · Ages 0+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

I tell stories about jobs I've worked, in which I dealt with both rich and poor people. Some are painful, some are funny.
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IN THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW

rogue machine theatre · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America

By Katherine Cortez. An apocalyptic event in an LGBT Nightclub changes everything; love becomes hate, hate becomes love. Special event 6/11 celebrating PRIDE and remembering Pulse; proceeds to LGBT Center.
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INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL

solo performance · saucer & cup productions · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America

Harriet Jacobs spent 7 years hiding out in a crawl space in her grandmother's attic. In 1861, she published her story. This solo performance brings to life her captivating words of resistance, hope and freedom.
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MISSMATCH

musicals and operas · bucket list theatre · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America

Her online dating pain is your musical parody pleasure. Based on actual events, this multimedia musical parody follows AC as she navigates her way through the world of online dating, unleashing hilariously disastrous results. Swipe right for showtunes and terrible dates!
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THE SACRED BEASTS

comedy · n/a · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America

The booze and resentment-soaked real life friendship of Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles is conjured in three scenes spanning three decades with the besotted wordsmiths played by different actors in each stage of their lives. Claim your ringside seat as these fists of genius at last come to blows.
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MARY'S MEDICINE

red flag media productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America

"Mary's Medicine" tells the true story of Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole. A woman who practices unconventional medicine during a controversial time. Despite being a decorated hero of the Crimean War history forgot her amazing life and legacy. Now her incredible story will finally be told.
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PORTRAITS: ICONS UNVEILED

solo performance · art of acting studio · Ages 10+ · United States of America

An evening of two one-woman shows based on the lives of historic icons Lucille Ball and Zelda Fitzgerald.
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LOVE IN THE TIME OF TAKSIM

solo performance · m.o.l.a. productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

A jaded idealist sets on a quest all the way to Istanbul to get a ring & sound the alarm about Earth's destruction due to climate change only to tumble into a budding civil war and then lose her man and find another. Maybe.
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EVEN IF IT'S WRONG

tap productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

ENCORE WINNER! Even If It’s Wrong is a funny and heartfelt story of how a middle-aged man finds himself back in Nebraska helping his Dad cope with his Mom’s Alzheimer’s. Selling a junkyard, saying good-bye to the house and getting Dad to move on are the tasks at hand…even if it’s wrong.

Hilarious & Provocative!

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Directed by the late Gary Austin, Founder of The Groundlings. “Balls’ ON” will take you on a journey from France to America with a medley of 25 different characters brought to life through Katt's real life adventures!

Baba, Jee (Father, Yes)

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Maria lives in NYC with her boyfriend Dave. On the eve of Hurricane Sandy, her father (Baba) comes to visit from Pakistan. Trapped inside, Maria, Dave, and Baba must confront their differing views on culture, love, and belonging. PREVIEW June 4 @ 7pm