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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.

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.

SPRING AWAKENING

theatre · lonesome no more! · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · United States
This painfully funny and brutally authentic view of youth illuminates a world of sexual shame, moral order, and too much trig homework. Caught between supposed to and want to, adults and children alike are at once unbearably innocent, unbearably corrupt, and completely without answers.
This painfully funny and brutally authentic view of youth illuminates a world of sexual shame, moral order, and too much trig homework. Caught between supposed to and want to, adults and children alike are at once unbearably innocent, unbearably corrupt, and completely without answers.

WATCH THE ACTORS' GANG COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE WORKSHOP

theatre · the actors' gang · Ages 2+ · family friendly · United States
Watch Tim Robbins' Actors' Gang throw down Commedia dell'arte style. Translation being "comedy of craft", is a form of theatre that began in Italy in the mid-16th century characterized by masked "types", the advent of the actress and improvised performances based on sketches or scenarios.
Watch Tim Robbins' Actors' Gang throw down Commedia dell'arte style. Translation being "comedy of craft", is a form of theatre that began in Italy in the mid-16th century characterized by masked "types", the advent of the actress and improvised performances based on sketches or scenarios.

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.

TOP THAT!

theatre · be flat productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
You loved them as kids! Now join the cast of the hit TV show "Pancakes, ah YES!" for their 10-Year Reunion, a fun-filled weekend of nostalgia, one-upmanship, relapses, and maybe even redemption. Growing up is hard!
You loved them as kids! Now join the cast of the hit TV show "Pancakes, ah YES!" for their 10-Year Reunion, a fun-filled weekend of nostalgia, one-upmanship, relapses, and maybe even redemption. Growing up is hard!

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.

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!

SMORGASBORD

theatre · theatre education center, inc. · Ages 18+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States
Anneli Olafson has won the Minnesota State Competition for 4H Leader Demonstrations, and she is at the Iowa State Fair representing her state. In the course of demonstrating how to make a Swedish Smorgasbord, she comes face to face with her dysfunctional past, and cooks her way to sanity.
Anneli Olafson has won the Minnesota State Competition for 4H Leader Demonstrations, and she is at the Iowa State Fair representing her state. In the course of demonstrating how to make a Swedish Smorgasbord, she comes face to face with her dysfunctional past, and cooks her way to sanity.

I HEART HAMAS: AND OTHER THINGS I'M AFRAID TO TELL YOU

theatre · chaotic heart · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States
Join Jennifer on American and Palestinian soil on auditions, bad dates and across military checkpoints as she navigates the thorny terrain around Palestinian identity. Exploring how she becomes Palestinian-ized, politicized and eventually radicalized in a fresh, often funny, searingly honest way.
Join Jennifer on American and Palestinian soil on auditions, bad dates and across military checkpoints as she navigates the thorny terrain around Palestinian identity. Exploring how she becomes Palestinian-ized, politicized and eventually radicalized in a fresh, often funny, searingly honest way.

MARATHON REDUX

theatre · theatre of note · Ages 16+ · United States
Theatre of NOTE showcases some notable acts from its latest Performance Marathon, a sixteen-year-old Hollywood tradition featuring an eclectic mix of performance art. Join us as we celebrate our 30th anniversary by sharing the renowned Marathon experience with the Hollywood Fringe audience.
Theatre of NOTE showcases some notable acts from its latest Performance Marathon, a sixteen-year-old Hollywood tradition featuring an eclectic mix of performance art. Join us as we celebrate our 30th anniversary by sharing the renowned Marathon experience with the Hollywood Fringe audience.

CODA: DEBUT ALBUM BY CYNTHIA GLUCKSMAN

theatre · ed blount productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
Written by Cynthia Glucksman and directed by Vincent Tula, CODA is a "dramatic album" of seven short plays, embodying the jagged journey of love, moving from first love to loss and co-dependency. The evening will include drama, music, dance, and a sparkling ensemble of talented performers.
Written by Cynthia Glucksman and directed by Vincent Tula, CODA is a "dramatic album" of seven short plays, embodying the jagged journey of love, moving from first love to loss and co-dependency. The evening will include drama, music, dance, and a sparkling ensemble of talented performers.

OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET

theatre · skinny black girl productions · Ages 17+ · United States
In this insightful and hilarious piece the characters inevitably square off on each other under rather dark circumstances. They unite motivated by rage, pain, and a scary desire to come clean for the sake of thier dearly beloved, recently deceased Sister Rose... wherever she might be.
In this insightful and hilarious piece the characters inevitably square off on each other under rather dark circumstances. They unite motivated by rage, pain, and a scary desire to come clean for the sake of thier dearly beloved, recently deceased Sister Rose... wherever she might be.

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.

BLOOD FRUIT

theatre · spoken word festival · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
This one-man show tells the autobiographical story of Majd Murad as he comes out to his Catholic Iraqi family. Funny and bittersweet, this show is sure to educate and inspire its audience. Tickets $15.00
This one-man show tells the autobiographical story of Majd Murad as he comes out to his Catholic Iraqi family. Funny and bittersweet, this show is sure to educate and inspire its audience. Tickets $15.00