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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.

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.

HOG RIOT!

theatre · dollface ensemble · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States
It’s Manhattan 1825 and the Hog Catcher is making his rounds. The Common Council has ordered him to rid the streets of the free-roaming swinish multitude. Armed with sticks, rocks, and pails of scalding water, a group of fiery young slaughterhouse girls fight for their rights- and their hogs!
It’s Manhattan 1825 and the Hog Catcher is making his rounds. The Common Council has ordered him to rid the streets of the free-roaming swinish multitude. Armed with sticks, rocks, and pails of scalding water, a group of fiery young slaughterhouse girls fight for their rights- and their hogs!

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.

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.

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.

HONOR & FIDELITY: THE BALLAD OF A BORINQUENEER

theatre · tanya perez · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States
Honor & Fidelity" is a multi-character solo show with music about a woman's journey to find her cultural identity by unraveling the history of her family's past. A Puerto Rican tale filled with humor & pathos, all set at JFK boarding gate & mixed with live music & recorded boleros by Gelin Colon.
Honor & Fidelity" is a multi-character solo show with music about a woman's journey to find her cultural identity by unraveling the history of her family's past. A Puerto Rican tale filled with humor & pathos, all set at JFK boarding gate & mixed with live music & recorded boleros by Gelin Colon.

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.

VOICES FROM CHORNOBYL JR.

theatre · voices from chornobyl · Ages 8+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
After recent events in Japan, a journalist asks Katya and her family about the accident 25 years ago. An interactive and educational story of a young girl struggling with her changing world. Profits go to Chernobyl Children International.
After recent events in Japan, a journalist asks Katya and her family about the accident 25 years ago. An interactive and educational story of a young girl struggling with her changing world. Profits go to Chernobyl Children International.

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.

GLINT, ADAPTED FROM OBLIVION BY DAVID FOSTER WALLACE

theatre · needtheater · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Glint is an adaptation of the David Foster Wallace story, "Good Old Neon" in the Oblivion collection. During the play, a man explains to an audience why he committed suicide and what happens after you die. Stark and powerful, the text carries with it the weight of its author's own suicide in 2008.
Glint is an adaptation of the David Foster Wallace story, "Good Old Neon" in the Oblivion collection. During the play, a man explains to an audience why he committed suicide and what happens after you die. Stark and powerful, the text carries with it the weight of its author's own suicide in 2008.

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

BENEATH RIPPLING WATER

theatre · brw productions · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States
Critically acclaimed/Ovation&NAACP nominated/3 tantalizing tales/15 characters/Compelling,hilarious disturbing peek into mysteries that lurk beneath the facade.“A rollercoaster ride;all the uneasy queasy feelings,yet with total exhilaration. ASTOUNDING,AWE INSPIRING" Love/Dramedy/Song/Spokenword
Critically acclaimed/Ovation&NAACP nominated/3 tantalizing tales/15 characters/Compelling,hilarious disturbing peek into mysteries that lurk beneath the facade.“A rollercoaster ride;all the uneasy queasy feelings,yet with total exhilaration. ASTOUNDING,AWE INSPIRING" Love/Dramedy/Song/Spokenword

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

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.