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IS HE DEAD?

theatre · coeurage theatre company · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United States
A sparkling comedy written by Mark Twain in 1989, yet undiscovered until 2003. When the brilliantly talented but desperately broke painter Jean-François Millet learns that his art would be more valuable if he were dead, he hatches a scheme to save the day that will hurt your sides with laughter.
A sparkling comedy written by Mark Twain in 1989, yet undiscovered until 2003. When the brilliantly talented but desperately broke painter Jean-François Millet learns that his art would be more valuable if he were dead, he hatches a scheme to save the day that will hurt your sides with laughter.

SCENES FROM 25 PLAYS PER HOUR

theatre · theatre unleashed · United States
Get a taste of the madness that is 25 Plays Per Hour at Fringe Cabaret!
Get a taste of the madness that is 25 Plays Per Hour at Fringe Cabaret!

FIERCE: LA STREETS

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · family friendly · United States
Three original short pieces from the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone come together to represent writers' interpretations of the down and dirty LA Street Scene. Includes THE POOL OF GOLD IN THE SKY and DUSTED by Jan O'Connor, and TRIO by Amy Tofte.
Three original short pieces from the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone come together to represent writers' interpretations of the down and dirty LA Street Scene. Includes THE POOL OF GOLD IN THE SKY and DUSTED by Jan O'Connor, and TRIO by Amy Tofte.

SISTER CITIES

theatre · the stage theatre inc. · Ages 15+ · United States
"Sister Cities" by Colette Freedman. Four estranged sisters return to their childhood home for what appears to be a wake; yet, what turns into a family drama that will unearth old animosities and new secrets that will change them forever. Watch our trailer on YouTube: http://youtu.be/80Y83hAPSoM
"Sister Cities" by Colette Freedman. Four estranged sisters return to their childhood home for what appears to be a wake; yet, what turns into a family drama that will unearth old animosities and new secrets that will change them forever. Watch our trailer on YouTube: http://youtu.be/80Y83hAPSoM

THE EGG PLAY (STAGED READING)

theatre · transient theater · Ages 18+ · United States
Imagine “Our Town” procreates with “No Exit” and makes an absurd, violent, and strangely funny baby. That baby is THE EGG PLAY. Three characters, one persistent doorbell, and a memory that refuses to recognize it has long overstayed its welcome.
Imagine “Our Town” procreates with “No Exit” and makes an absurd, violent, and strangely funny baby. That baby is THE EGG PLAY. Three characters, one persistent doorbell, and a memory that refuses to recognize it has long overstayed its welcome.

THE DRIFTS LIVE

theatre · thom vernon · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · Canada
A middle-aged pregnant housewife, her husband, his lover, a trans-dad and a calf. Thom Vernon (Seinfeld, The Fugitive, etc.) performs his novel as written with a little help from Rob Waller, lead singer of I See Hawks in LA. In your face and raw, Southern Gothic turned inside out.
A middle-aged pregnant housewife, her husband, his lover, a trans-dad and a calf. Thom Vernon (Seinfeld, The Fugitive, etc.) performs his novel as written with a little help from Rob Waller, lead singer of I See Hawks in LA. In your face and raw, Southern Gothic turned inside out.

THE LIGHTS ARE OFF

theatre · the working theatre · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
Burnt's roommate, Randy, an uptight Born Again, has just found his stash and is calling the cops. What's a just-trying-to-make-tuition drug dealer to do? When Randy's little sister Gwen arrives, Burnt is forced to either bury the truth or bury himself in this bittersweet rush of almost-romance.
Burnt's roommate, Randy, an uptight Born Again, has just found his stash and is calling the cops. What's a just-trying-to-make-tuition drug dealer to do? When Randy's little sister Gwen arrives, Burnt is forced to either bury the truth or bury himself in this bittersweet rush of almost-romance.

THE FOOL AND THE RED QUEEN

theatre · padua playwrights productions, inc. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
In his newest play, legendary poet-playwright Murray Mednick experiments with archetypes to explore human nature & the process of theater. Gary, a down-on-his-luck actor, finds himself at a nightmarish audition where we, the audience, discover the magical ability of theater to create new realities.
In his newest play, legendary poet-playwright Murray Mednick experiments with archetypes to explore human nature & the process of theater. Gary, a down-on-his-luck actor, finds himself at a nightmarish audition where we, the audience, discover the magical ability of theater to create new realities.

FOOL FOR LOVE

theatre · vespertine productions · Ages 13+ · United States
This production of Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" seeks to examine two main themes: the intricacies of the human subconscious as it relates to one’s reality and the impact of various points of view on a single memory from a family’s past.
This production of Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" seeks to examine two main themes: the intricacies of the human subconscious as it relates to one’s reality and the impact of various points of view on a single memory from a family’s past.

AN EVENING WITH "MARIE CURIE: ROGUE SCIENTIST"

theatre · twin pierrot · Ages 10+ · family friendly · one person show · United States
Don't miss the performance critics are calling "authentic... a fantastic body of work... full of emotional dynamics"! Madame Marie Curie fought cultural and misogynistic oppression to become a pioneer of radioactivity research and the first female Nobel Laureate. MarieCuriePlay.com
Don't miss the performance critics are calling "authentic... a fantastic body of work... full of emotional dynamics"! Madame Marie Curie fought cultural and misogynistic oppression to become a pioneer of radioactivity research and the first female Nobel Laureate. MarieCuriePlay.com

FIERCE: RELATIONS

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · United States
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of shorts about people -- the good, the bad, and the alternatively minded. WHOLE FOODS and TALK IN 10 by Cailin Harrison, GAYBY's PLAYDATE by Jan O'Connor, and A FEW GOOD PB&Js by Jeremy Kehoe.
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of shorts about people -- the good, the bad, and the alternatively minded. WHOLE FOODS and TALK IN 10 by Cailin Harrison, GAYBY's PLAYDATE by Jan O'Connor, and A FEW GOOD PB&Js by Jeremy Kehoe.

FLESH EATING TIGER

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · United States
Vicious dark humor chronicles an affair under the influence in this Los Angeles premiere from writer/director Amy Tofte. He struggles with sobriety, She's dependent on his affection.
Vicious dark humor chronicles an affair under the influence in this Los Angeles premiere from writer/director Amy Tofte. He struggles with sobriety, She's dependent on his affection.

NOCTURNE

theatre · alive theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Nocturne is a series of vignettes traversing the experience of one couple's rises and falls, shown through the eyes of both their past and present selves. Through dance, movement and the music of Chopin we see the story of this couple’s time together unfold. Pay what you can preview.
Nocturne is a series of vignettes traversing the experience of one couple's rises and falls, shown through the eyes of both their past and present selves. Through dance, movement and the music of Chopin we see the story of this couple’s time together unfold. Pay what you can preview.

LEPRECHAUNS & LIES

theatre · superfreako productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
From DC in '90 back to Salt Lake City in '83 to Honolulu in '87 to Here & Now, this journey back & forth through the mind & times of a Mormon-raised Hawaiian agnostic explores regions of the universe & soul that might make you question your sanity. ALL SHOWS START EXACTLY ON TIME! 6/10 show is PWYC.
From DC in '90 back to Salt Lake City in '83 to Honolulu in '87 to Here & Now, this journey back & forth through the mind & times of a Mormon-raised Hawaiian agnostic explores regions of the universe & soul that might make you question your sanity. ALL SHOWS START EXACTLY ON TIME! 6/10 show is PWYC.

EVERYTHING ELSE IS WAR

theatre · ryan fabian · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
A comedic historical monologue about Ulysses S. Grant. The show seeks to paint a vivid and layered picture of Grant while dispelling old myths that have led many to think of him as little more than a drunken Civil War hero with a failed presidency.
A comedic historical monologue about Ulysses S. Grant. The show seeks to paint a vivid and layered picture of Grant while dispelling old myths that have led many to think of him as little more than a drunken Civil War hero with a failed presidency.