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HEADSCARF AND THE ANGRY BITCH

theatre · zehra fazal · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
This beef ain't halal! Join Zed “Muslim Weird Al” Headscarf on a romp through Islam in America, exploring religion, family, sex and love—all in one hilarious hour of story and song. Winner: Best Solo-Performance, Capital Fringe, sold out houses at the 2010 New York International Fringe Festival.
This beef ain't halal! Join Zed “Muslim Weird Al” Headscarf on a romp through Islam in America, exploring religion, family, sex and love—all in one hilarious hour of story and song. Winner: Best Solo-Performance, Capital Fringe, sold out houses at the 2010 New York International Fringe Festival.

PEDESTRIAN

theatre · o'farrell productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
How would you handle a stranger...eh hem...exposing himself to you? Gross! And not just a flasher, but a stranger who stands for a full five minutes and...uh...well...plays with himself. Gross! And you sit there and watch because? Because you're trapped underground waiting for your train to arrive!
How would you handle a stranger...eh hem...exposing himself to you? Gross! And not just a flasher, but a stranger who stands for a full five minutes and...uh...well...plays with himself. Gross! And you sit there and watch because? Because you're trapped underground waiting for your train to arrive!

THE SEX LIFE OF ACHILLES

theatre · path productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
You remember the battles - now remember the sex. On the fabled White Island, through laughter and tears, three mourners recount their lives with world’s greatest hero: Achilles. This funny and touching story uses dance, mask, song, poetry, and martial arts to honor as many of the Muses as they can.
You remember the battles - now remember the sex. On the fabled White Island, through laughter and tears, three mourners recount their lives with world’s greatest hero: Achilles. This funny and touching story uses dance, mask, song, poetry, and martial arts to honor as many of the Muses as they can.

FACT & FICTION

theatre · sixth avenue · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
William recollects his year in Brazil as a high school exchange student – the worst exchange student ever. Adam confesses to being stalked by a vengeful film student. Both dudes bring to life hilariously unreliable stories that will, quite truthfully, blow your mind.
William recollects his year in Brazil as a high school exchange student – the worst exchange student ever. Adam confesses to being stalked by a vengeful film student. Both dudes bring to life hilariously unreliable stories that will, quite truthfully, blow your mind.

DEAR MRS. FERRELL...

theatre · the journeymen · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
This staged reading follows an embedded photojournalist, and an Iraqi husband desperate to find a way out of the country for his wife and unborn child. When the two worlds collide, a cover up ensues, and those involved are forced to make a decision that will change their lives forever.
This staged reading follows an embedded photojournalist, and an Iraqi husband desperate to find a way out of the country for his wife and unborn child. When the two worlds collide, a cover up ensues, and those involved are forced to make a decision that will change their lives forever.

STEAL AWAY: THE LIVING HISTORY OF HARRIET TUBMAN

theatre · new perspectives theatre company · Ages 5+ · family friendly · United States
Take a journey with Harriet! Join her on dangerous escapes; learn songs that are a secret code. Steal Away is the inspirational story of Harriet’s fight against slavery, her courageous rescue of people via the Underground Railroad and her lifelong efforts to help those in need. Ages 6–11. 60 mins.
Take a journey with Harriet! Join her on dangerous escapes; learn songs that are a secret code. Steal Away is the inspirational story of Harriet’s fight against slavery, her courageous rescue of people via the Underground Railroad and her lifelong efforts to help those in need. Ages 6–11. 60 mins.

COWBOY MOUTH

theatre · hungry river · Ages 15+ · United States
Cavale kidnaps Slim, dreaming of making him the Rock and Roll Savior, but something is stopping him. Is it his family? Himself? The Lobster Man? This Sam Shepard one-act that borders on rock opera asks: can we really be everything we are all at once, or are our stage personas the whole package?
Cavale kidnaps Slim, dreaming of making him the Rock and Roll Savior, but something is stopping him. Is it his family? Himself? The Lobster Man? This Sam Shepard one-act that borders on rock opera asks: can we really be everything we are all at once, or are our stage personas the whole package?

YOUNG HEARTS ALONE ON STAGE

theatre · walk a mile productions/saipro · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
Original solo monologues from the souls of 8 courageous grads from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. A cast that includes a Korean romantic, a wealthy homeboy, an escapee from rehab, an AA meeting virgin, a PSA on mak'n babies, a boxed up Christian, a monkey poet, and the Dook Master.
Original solo monologues from the souls of 8 courageous grads from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. A cast that includes a Korean romantic, a wealthy homeboy, an escapee from rehab, an AA meeting virgin, a PSA on mak'n babies, a boxed up Christian, a monkey poet, and the Dook Master.

THE NORMAL CHILD

theatre · the open fist · Ages 16+ · United States
Claire, habitually suicidal, has returned to her parent's home in rural Louisiana after an attempt on her life. Her brother Terrance has come to say goodbye, or to try to talk her out of a gift he thinks delusional, but that she considers the only thing that brings her any joy: the gift of flight.
Claire, habitually suicidal, has returned to her parent's home in rural Louisiana after an attempt on her life. Her brother Terrance has come to say goodbye, or to try to talk her out of a gift he thinks delusional, but that she considers the only thing that brings her any joy: the gift of flight.

BE CAREFUL! THE SHARKS WILL EAT YOU!

theatre · jay alvarez · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United States
A thrilling ride, beginning with a 4 1/2 year olds journey from Cuba to Miami in 1964. Enjoy the sizzle of Havana’s Tropicana, the emotional fall of Batista & Fidel’s rise. An intimate tale of a son’s escape, told by his father, that brings him to the heart of what it means to be Cuban & American.
A thrilling ride, beginning with a 4 1/2 year olds journey from Cuba to Miami in 1964. Enjoy the sizzle of Havana’s Tropicana, the emotional fall of Batista & Fidel’s rise. An intimate tale of a son’s escape, told by his father, that brings him to the heart of what it means to be Cuban & American.

LOVE GAME

theatre · jwt entertainment · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
Love Game taps into the minds of ten college graduates who all agreed to commit a year of their lives to live in a house together. Brought to the house by the Sourceress, will these graduates find true love or fail in defeat?
Love Game taps into the minds of ten college graduates who all agreed to commit a year of their lives to live in a house together. Brought to the house by the Sourceress, will these graduates find true love or fail in defeat?

THE HOMECOMING

theatre · the elwood players · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States
Steven, a writer from a suburb of New York City is returning home after five years of living on the west coast and is reunited with his old group of friends. Together they take a journey of life, love, and self discovery all during a freak snow storm.
Steven, a writer from a suburb of New York City is returning home after five years of living on the west coast and is reunited with his old group of friends. Together they take a journey of life, love, and self discovery all during a freak snow storm.

OF PEOPLE AND NOT THINGS

theatre · distance over time theatre · Ages 13+ · United States
This is the way the world ends: with an intimate apocalypse. Two people struggle to unearth meaning in the events that brought them to this room. Part mystery, part love story, their subjective accounts ask the audience to determine where truth lies. "Beautiful and evocative" - Cincinnati City Beat
This is the way the world ends: with an intimate apocalypse. Two people struggle to unearth meaning in the events that brought them to this room. Part mystery, part love story, their subjective accounts ask the audience to determine where truth lies. "Beautiful and evocative" - Cincinnati City Beat

URANIUM MADHOUSE: CONVERSATION STORM AND THE HOUSE OF CARDS

theatre · uranium madhouse · Ages 18+ · United States
Two short plays, Rick Burkhardt’s “Conversation Storm” and Charles Mee’s “The House of Cards” will launch LA's most fissionable theater cabal, Uranium Madhouse, while examining the sport of verbal sparring, applications of torture, extremes of cruelty and the fragility of life, love and friendship.
Two short plays, Rick Burkhardt’s “Conversation Storm” and Charles Mee’s “The House of Cards” will launch LA's most fissionable theater cabal, Uranium Madhouse, while examining the sport of verbal sparring, applications of torture, extremes of cruelty and the fragility of life, love and friendship.

PASSING PROPER

theatre · j mass entertainment · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Two outlaws stow away in an empty boxcar on a westbound freight train. While planning what to do next, they discuss difficult questions. What do I want? Where do I fit? Will they help each other find a place in our inundated America, or will they smother the very ambition they crave?
Two outlaws stow away in an empty boxcar on a westbound freight train. While planning what to do next, they discuss difficult questions. What do I want? Where do I fit? Will they help each other find a place in our inundated America, or will they smother the very ambition they crave?