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EAVESDROPPER 2012

theatre · mississippi actors group, inc. · Ages 14+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
When a gangbanger partycrasher hides behind the shower curtain to dodge cops, wackiness ensues. Adult language, themes, situations, violence, substance abuse. Bleeding slice of young life. Large cast.
When a gangbanger partycrasher hides behind the shower curtain to dodge cops, wackiness ensues. Adult language, themes, situations, violence, substance abuse. Bleeding slice of young life. Large cast.

FORBIDDEN RITES: EXPLORING ISSUES

theatre · serving artists in process (saipro) · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
This production presents the audience with vignettes that are plagued with unspoken taboos; and invites the audience to engage through a series of facilitated theatrical structures.
This production presents the audience with vignettes that are plagued with unspoken taboos; and invites the audience to engage through a series of facilitated theatrical structures.

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.

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

FIVE UNEASY PIECES

theatre · devoted, inc. · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States
FIVE UNEASY PIECES is an outrageous collection of unsettling character sketches. It’s a richly comic look at several exotic personalities as they face crucial moments in their lives, each with a hilarious and disturbing story. Leave your expectations at home. Performed with live jazz accompaniment.
FIVE UNEASY PIECES is an outrageous collection of unsettling character sketches. It’s a richly comic look at several exotic personalities as they face crucial moments in their lives, each with a hilarious and disturbing story. Leave your expectations at home. Performed with live jazz accompaniment.

BARKING PIG

theatre · orgasmico theatre company · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States
The infamous Victor is coming to the Barking Pig tavern to kill one of seven outrageous drunken nincompoops. Who will it be? Pandemonium unfolds in Thearico Orgasmico's THE BARKING PIG, sure to be one of the most bawdy, dastardly, and certifiably hilarious productions at this year's Fringe.
The infamous Victor is coming to the Barking Pig tavern to kill one of seven outrageous drunken nincompoops. Who will it be? Pandemonium unfolds in Thearico Orgasmico's THE BARKING PIG, sure to be one of the most bawdy, dastardly, and certifiably hilarious productions at this year's Fringe.

GIRL BAND IN THE MEN'S ROOM

theatre · dirtie blonde productions · Ages 13+ · United States
It’s '94 backstage in a men’s bathroom as four female musicians prep for a gig on the eve of their big break. A nostalgic, yet timely examination of the grunge era, indefinable feminism, the stakes we create in pursuit of our dreams, and the tenuous relationships upon which all bands are built.
It’s '94 backstage in a men’s bathroom as four female musicians prep for a gig on the eve of their big break. A nostalgic, yet timely examination of the grunge era, indefinable feminism, the stakes we create in pursuit of our dreams, and the tenuous relationships upon which all bands are built.

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.

A FIGHT CLUB FOR ONE

theatre · the one too productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
How much can you really know about yourself unless you've been in a fight? That is the central question in Erick Esteban's hilarious one-man show about all of the fights and struggles he's gotten into growing up Filipino on the North-Westside of Chicago.
How much can you really know about yourself unless you've been in a fight? That is the central question in Erick Esteban's hilarious one-man show about all of the fights and struggles he's gotten into growing up Filipino on the North-Westside of Chicago.

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.

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.

DEITY CLUTCH

theatre · the porters of hellsgate · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States
Classical company The Porters of Hellsgate deliver DEITY CLUTCH: a parabolic, post-apocalyptic murder mystery penned by Associate Artistic Director Gus Krieger. Look for The Merchant of Venice this July.
Classical company The Porters of Hellsgate deliver DEITY CLUTCH: a parabolic, post-apocalyptic murder mystery penned by Associate Artistic Director Gus Krieger. Look for The Merchant of Venice this July.

THE DUMB WAITER

theatre · vespertine productions · Ages 12+ · United States
This production of Harold Pinter's "The Dumb Waiter" is a haunting depiction of classism that will examine the inability of humans to communicate with each other, the claustrophobia resulting from a lack of social mobility, and man's inhumanity to man.
This production of Harold Pinter's "The Dumb Waiter" is a haunting depiction of classism that will examine the inability of humans to communicate with each other, the claustrophobia resulting from a lack of social mobility, and man's inhumanity to man.

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.

ROLLERBLADING IN GAZA

theatre · the g.r.o.u.p. nyc · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · one person show · United States
Rollerblading in Gaza thrusts you into the world of Maude, a soldier in the Israeli army, a Cabaret singer, and a budding NYC actress. As she braves setbacks, heartache, and personal loss, shadows from her past appear on the screen behind her and help her story come alive.
Rollerblading in Gaza thrusts you into the world of Maude, a soldier in the Israeli army, a Cabaret singer, and a budding NYC actress. As she braves setbacks, heartache, and personal loss, shadows from her past appear on the screen behind her and help her story come alive.