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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.

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 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.

MESS

theatre · violet smear creations · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
A mostly funny exploration on being kind of a mess.
A mostly funny exploration on being kind of a mess.

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.

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

SISTER MARY LIAR

theatre · mcgowan · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
When Carla volunteered at a convent, the sisters assumed she wanted to become a nun. She did not correct them. In fact, she lied. "Sister Mary Liar" is a solo-play about a woman trying to overcome a mountain of misunderstandings between herself and God. Written and performed by Carla Snowden.
When Carla volunteered at a convent, the sisters assumed she wanted to become a nun. She did not correct them. In fact, she lied. "Sister Mary Liar" is a solo-play about a woman trying to overcome a mountain of misunderstandings between herself and God. Written and performed by Carla Snowden.

ONE FOR ALL

theatre · usc theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Love. Life. and Laughs. A variety of our life stories, yet one thread connects us all—our heart strings. A series of solo plays, with very different stories, but one similar heartbeat, that is the desire to love and know love.
Love. Life. and Laughs. A variety of our life stories, yet one thread connects us all—our heart strings. A series of solo plays, with very different stories, but one similar heartbeat, that is the desire to love and know love.

DREAMS FROM A DEAD CITY

theatre · company of strangers · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
"For the love of God, keep your cell phones on!" A sci-fi, interactive performance opus. Two stories bleed in and out of each other concerning acts of forgetting and remembering, and everything gained and lost by it. Can horror and mystery really be solved by a smartphone app?
"For the love of God, keep your cell phones on!" A sci-fi, interactive performance opus. Two stories bleed in and out of each other concerning acts of forgetting and remembering, and everything gained and lost by it. Can horror and mystery really be solved by a smartphone app?

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.

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.

! DEATH 40-FEET TALL !

theatre · psychokitty productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · one person show · United States
A true-life tale of two best friends, their geek life, giant robots and the quest to become your own Prime. Geeks, grief and transformation … with a dash of alligator hunting, Michael Bay, and tons of fun! Presented by Pam Noles. Guided by Konstantine Anthony. Funded by the Kickstarter 106
A true-life tale of two best friends, their geek life, giant robots and the quest to become your own Prime. Geeks, grief and transformation … with a dash of alligator hunting, Michael Bay, and tons of fun! Presented by Pam Noles. Guided by Konstantine Anthony. Funded by the Kickstarter 106

PAINT: IMAGINING A LOVE STORY...

theatre · blue rose theatre · Ages 10+ · United States
A magical, romantic take on the tumultuous relationship between Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, this award-winning original play imagines their rivalry and friendship after their break-up in 1961. It is a story about fame, jealousy, art and betrayal. But above all else, it is a Love Story.
A magical, romantic take on the tumultuous relationship between Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, this award-winning original play imagines their rivalry and friendship after their break-up in 1961. It is a story about fame, jealousy, art and betrayal. But above all else, it is a Love Story.

POISON APPLE - A SEXY PSYCHO-THRILLER TRAGIC LOVE STORY

theatre · 134 west and dancing barefoot productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Based on true events. 2 men are forced to confront their innermost demons and take unimaginable action in this darkly suspenseful psycho-sexy one-act thriller. Tix and Res http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/185973
Based on true events. 2 men are forced to confront their innermost demons and take unimaginable action in this darkly suspenseful psycho-sexy one-act thriller. Tix and Res http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/185973

PULP SHAKESPEARE

theatre · her majesty's secret players · Ages 16+ · United States
Her Majesty's Secret Players presents a play by Ben Tallen, Aaron Greer, and Brian Watson-Jones. "Pulp Shakespeare" (or "A Slurry Tale") directed by Jordan Monsell.
Her Majesty's Secret Players presents a play by Ben Tallen, Aaron Greer, and Brian Watson-Jones. "Pulp Shakespeare" (or "A Slurry Tale") directed by Jordan Monsell.

To Richard!

A world premiere from Hollywood and Edinburgh Fringe award winner Jessica Durdock Moreno. A white lady and a Latino man cross paths in the woods of Connecticut. Chaos ensues. Hilarity abounds. There may be hugging. Discount code HUG for $10 tickets.

TREASON

A father rules a made-up nation with his family as his only subjects. When his son takes the mission too far and his daughter questions everything, he fights for power in the face of family, country, and reality.

Straight White Men #trying to Woke

5 comedies about confused white guys FANDOM–contemplating politics POLITE RACISM–analyzing ethnicity SUICIDE PACT–tolerating millennials BRITTLE TROMBONE–fretting money FANTASY FOOTBALL–grasping identity