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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.

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.

ANACONDA

theatre · pink oil productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · Australia
Anaconda is a play that takes an honest look at the aftermath of bullying and the search for redemption. Two people have the chance to mend the wounds of the past at the expense of their futures. If you had everything you ever wanted, would you risk it all to be forgiven?
Anaconda is a play that takes an honest look at the aftermath of bullying and the search for redemption. Two people have the chance to mend the wounds of the past at the expense of their futures. If you had everything you ever wanted, would you risk it all to be forgiven?

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.

IF WATER WERE PRESENT, IT WOULD BE CALLED DROWNING

theatre · john sinner's theatre revelation · Ages 16+ · United States
Expanded version of this intense/funny performance work developed in NYC & @ REDCAT Studio. Lolly (Betsy Moore), the short-circuiting housewife, shares her sexual adventures & fantastic schemes to escape domesticity. W/Paul Tucci. NYTheatre.com: "Tightly executed surrealism - well worth your time."
Expanded version of this intense/funny performance work developed in NYC & @ REDCAT Studio. Lolly (Betsy Moore), the short-circuiting housewife, shares her sexual adventures & fantastic schemes to escape domesticity. W/Paul Tucci. NYTheatre.com: "Tightly executed surrealism - well worth your time."

DR G'S EMPIRICAL COMPOUND

theatre · laughter cum laude · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States
A PhD. physicist and renaissance nerd and a PhD oceanographer and all around card walk into a theater... their indefatigable sense of wonder and love affair with science are shared with words, music, humor, and powerpoint. Who knew two Phd.s could be so entertaining?!
A PhD. physicist and renaissance nerd and a PhD oceanographer and all around card walk into a theater... their indefatigable sense of wonder and love affair with science are shared with words, music, humor, and powerpoint. Who knew two Phd.s could be so entertaining?!

POE AND MATHEWS: A MISADVENTURE IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE

theatre · brian kuwabara and emily windler · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United States
Poe and Mathews are an unlikely duo. Once shipwrecked on a deserted island they realize the only thing they have in common is getting on each other’s nerves. Will they survive or kill each other trying? Find out in this absurd clown show! “Laurel and Hardy waiting for Godot” - King Rivers Life Mag.
Poe and Mathews are an unlikely duo. Once shipwrecked on a deserted island they realize the only thing they have in common is getting on each other’s nerves. Will they survive or kill each other trying? Find out in this absurd clown show! “Laurel and Hardy waiting for Godot” - King Rivers Life Mag.

URBAN MYTHS-SUBURBAN SLUTS

theatre · stinki pinki productions · Ages 17+ · United States
A spoken word onslaught with the use of white trash invasion costuming and a sticky environment. Stinki Pinki Prod., Betsy Moore and Parisa Fakhri, take you on a metaphorical road trip from suburbia heaven to reality ridden hell.
A spoken word onslaught with the use of white trash invasion costuming and a sticky environment. Stinki Pinki Prod., Betsy Moore and Parisa Fakhri, take you on a metaphorical road trip from suburbia heaven to reality ridden hell.

CONFESSIONS OF THE WORLD'S WORST MISSIONARY

theatre · lina alfinito · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States
This snarky and heartfelt comedy tells the story of a naïve college girl who goes on a missions trip to Africa to save the world one African at a time, only to discover her faith is no match for the reality of poverty, HIV/AIDS, and myriad crises of the post-apartheid era.
This snarky and heartfelt comedy tells the story of a naïve college girl who goes on a missions trip to Africa to save the world one African at a time, only to discover her faith is no match for the reality of poverty, HIV/AIDS, and myriad crises of the post-apartheid era.

DIARY OF A SOCIOPATHIC FREAKAZOID

theatre · brooklyn studio lab · Ages 18+ · United Kingdom
Diary of a Sociopathic Freakazoid is an experimental theatrical experience where we dive into the black heart and mind of a New York sociopath using theatrical, musical and installation elements.Written and Directed by Richard Crawford and starring Zoe Rosario, Ruthie Stephens and Bertrand Roy.
Diary of a Sociopathic Freakazoid is an experimental theatrical experience where we dive into the black heart and mind of a New York sociopath using theatrical, musical and installation elements.Written and Directed by Richard Crawford and starring Zoe Rosario, Ruthie Stephens and Bertrand Roy.

CATAMITUS: LOVE SLAVE TO GOD

theatre · brynn sillyman · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · includes nudity · world premiere · United States
Ganymede: Most beautiful mortal, abducted by the sky god, put in Heaven as Aquarius, god of service- a horrific ascent to spiritual perfection. Ben: Rational linguist, prone to madness, in the degenerate modern Age of Pisces, suffers Revelation into the Age of Aquarius. There's wine; praise Bacchus.
Ganymede: Most beautiful mortal, abducted by the sky god, put in Heaven as Aquarius, god of service- a horrific ascent to spiritual perfection. Ben: Rational linguist, prone to madness, in the degenerate modern Age of Pisces, suffers Revelation into the Age of Aquarius. There's wine; praise Bacchus.

D IS FOR DOG

theatre · rogue artists ensemble · Ages 12+ · flashing lights · United States
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.

TAPE

theatre · identity productions · Ages 18+ · United States
Ten years after their high-school graduation, Jon and Vince find themselves in a Michigan motel room coming face to face with past transgressions. TAPE asks the question: who decides your truth? Featuring: Jason Karasev, Donald Rizzo, and Juliana Long Tyson. Directed by: Elissa Weinzimmer.
Ten years after their high-school graduation, Jon and Vince find themselves in a Michigan motel room coming face to face with past transgressions. TAPE asks the question: who decides your truth? Featuring: Jason Karasev, Donald Rizzo, and Juliana Long Tyson. Directed by: Elissa Weinzimmer.

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.

BLOOD FRUIT

theatre · spoken word festival · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
This one-man comedy tells the autobiographical story of Majd Murad as he comes to terms with his homosexuality and finds the courage to come out to his Catholic Iraqi family, despite the fear of being killed for his "choice." Voted Best of the Hollywood Fringe 2011.
This one-man comedy tells the autobiographical story of Majd Murad as he comes to terms with his homosexuality and finds the courage to come out to his Catholic Iraqi family, despite the fear of being killed for his "choice." Voted Best of the Hollywood Fringe 2011.