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LIGHTS UP ON THE FADE OUT

theatre · sternman productions/delta highway · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
A World Premiere. Written by Padraic Lillis. Directed by Ron Canada. With Mark Bramhall, Thomas Hildreth, James Parks, Alina Phelan. Produced by Misty Carlisle. A Sternman/Delta Highway Production
A World Premiere. Written by Padraic Lillis. Directed by Ron Canada. With Mark Bramhall, Thomas Hildreth, James Parks, Alina Phelan. Produced by Misty Carlisle. A Sternman/Delta Highway Production

THE NEXT BEST THING

theatre · antonio sacre and pan productions · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
Solo Performer and two-time Best In Fringe Festival at the New York International Fringe Theater Festival winner presents his latest solo show, a blisteringly funny and moving solo performance piece developed with renowned Chicago director Jim Lasko. "Remarkable...a serious artist." Village Voice
Solo Performer and two-time Best In Fringe Festival at the New York International Fringe Theater Festival winner presents his latest solo show, a blisteringly funny and moving solo performance piece developed with renowned Chicago director Jim Lasko. "Remarkable...a serious artist." Village Voice

EVOLUTION OF A KISS

theatre · la picara productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
Comedic romp through 3 generations of Latina women and their first kisses.Cynthia exposes the wanton ways of her grandma,her mom and herself!Critics say “Amusing!..a confident and charismatic talent who lets nothing,including the fourth wall,stand between her and a good story!”And its a juicy one!
Comedic romp through 3 generations of Latina women and their first kisses.Cynthia exposes the wanton ways of her grandma,her mom and herself!Critics say “Amusing!..a confident and charismatic talent who lets nothing,including the fourth wall,stand between her and a good story!”And its a juicy one!

AM I BLACK ENOUGH YET?

theatre · i.s.m.o theatre company · Ages 13+ · United States
No matter who you are, for one night you get to be African American in this touching, thoughtful, and hysterically funny look at the state of Blackness in America. Am I Black Enough, Yet? takes a bite into Blackness without puncturing, posturing, or preaching.
No matter who you are, for one night you get to be African American in this touching, thoughtful, and hysterically funny look at the state of Blackness in America. Am I Black Enough, Yet? takes a bite into Blackness without puncturing, posturing, or preaching.

BOX, WINDOW, DOOR

theatre · the ice cream palace · Ages 13+ · United States
BOX, WINDOW, DOOR a 60 min play, takes audiences on a transformational journey through the dream landscape of two sisters. This empowering tale is about the perspective that comes from awakening to our own experience.
BOX, WINDOW, DOOR a 60 min play, takes audiences on a transformational journey through the dream landscape of two sisters. This empowering tale is about the perspective that comes from awakening to our own experience.

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.

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.

OVER THERE: COMEDY IS HIS BEST WEAPON

theatre · 60 miles north productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
The hardship & hilarity of PJ Walsh’s journey - A screw-up kid enlists never expecting to go to war. After three wars, a stint as Bill Clinton’s dental technician, & a career in stand-up comedy, he discovers what matters in life as he faces mortality in the belly of a C-130 plane over Afghanistan.
The hardship & hilarity of PJ Walsh’s journey - A screw-up kid enlists never expecting to go to war. After three wars, a stint as Bill Clinton’s dental technician, & a career in stand-up comedy, he discovers what matters in life as he faces mortality in the belly of a C-130 plane over Afghanistan.

MY MOBSTER

theatre · joy nash · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States
Awkwardly brave and oddly joyful, My Mobster is the heartbreakingly true story of the unlikely romance that blossoms between a sheltered young woman and a criminal from France. Also featuring: a hyper-religious, mildly racist mother; a love-hate relationship with an intact virginity; and voodoo.
Awkwardly brave and oddly joyful, My Mobster is the heartbreakingly true story of the unlikely romance that blossoms between a sheltered young woman and a criminal from France. Also featuring: a hyper-religious, mildly racist mother; a love-hate relationship with an intact virginity; and voodoo.

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.

CHRISTMAS IN BAKERSFIELD

theatre · the adventures of les kurkendaal · Ages 13+ · family friendly · one person show · United States
When Mike brings his boyfriend Les home to visit his Caucasian , Right Wing Republican Family for the Christmas Holidays , he realizes that he forgot to tell them one very important thing , that Les is African American. Oops ! This show puts the fun is dysfunctional .
When Mike brings his boyfriend Les home to visit his Caucasian , Right Wing Republican Family for the Christmas Holidays , he realizes that he forgot to tell them one very important thing , that Les is African American. Oops ! This show puts the fun is dysfunctional .

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.

CRYO' BABY!

theatre · mad academy theatre co. · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
Dr. Courtenay Grean, America’s foremost Gyneculturalist and frozen embryo advocate, leads a town hall discussion on frozen family living. At least, that was her intention. Things kind of get out of hand.
Dr. Courtenay Grean, America’s foremost Gyneculturalist and frozen embryo advocate, leads a town hall discussion on frozen family living. At least, that was her intention. Things kind of get out of hand.

THE CRACKWALKER

theatre · the meus productions · Ages 16+ · Canada
With these unpredictable characters and with her shattering insights, The Crackwalker proves why Thompson’s work has become a staple in Canadian theatre.
With these unpredictable characters and with her shattering insights, The Crackwalker proves why Thompson’s work has become a staple in Canadian theatre.

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.