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MAIZY: A FABLE

theatre · cowboys and indians theatre company · Ages 10+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
An ambitious country fairy comes to Hollywood with nothing but her wings, a suitcase, and the dream of making it. Directed by Alexis Bloom, MAIZY is a fast paced satire that combines bold theatricality and humor to create a moving story about the price we pay for spreading our wings.
An ambitious country fairy comes to Hollywood with nothing but her wings, a suitcase, and the dream of making it. Directed by Alexis Bloom, MAIZY is a fast paced satire that combines bold theatricality and humor to create a moving story about the price we pay for spreading our wings.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

HOME FREE!

theatre · fishface productions · Ages 13+ · United States
Come celebrate the life and works of Lanford Wilson(1937-2011) in this fun, quirky, one-act. Home Free! is about a pair of incestuous siblings living in a fantasy world. Join us at The Complex theater for a show filled with stories, games, adventures and surprises.
Come celebrate the life and works of Lanford Wilson(1937-2011) in this fun, quirky, one-act. Home Free! is about a pair of incestuous siblings living in a fantasy world. Join us at The Complex theater for a show filled with stories, games, adventures and surprises.

ACTOR UNDER FIRE

theatre · great presentations.com · Ages 21+ · one person show · United States
ACTOR UNDER FIRE directed by Anita Khanzadian is the story of my enlistment in the Air Force. Being sent to Viet Nam and cast in a tour of Neil Simon’s "STAR SPANGLED GIRL”. ACTOR UNDER FIRE tells the story of my observation of the effects of war on soldiers and civilians - both tragic and humorous-
ACTOR UNDER FIRE directed by Anita Khanzadian is the story of my enlistment in the Air Force. Being sent to Viet Nam and cast in a tour of Neil Simon’s "STAR SPANGLED GIRL”. ACTOR UNDER FIRE tells the story of my observation of the effects of war on soldiers and civilians - both tragic and humorous-

PASSING PROPER

theatre · j mass entertainment · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Two outlaws stow away in an empty boxcar on a westbound freight train. While planning what to do next, they discuss difficult questions. What do I want? Where do I fit? Will they help each other find a place in our inundated America, or will they smother the very ambition they crave?
Two outlaws stow away in an empty boxcar on a westbound freight train. While planning what to do next, they discuss difficult questions. What do I want? Where do I fit? Will they help each other find a place in our inundated America, or will they smother the very ambition they crave?

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

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.

BLINK & YOU MIGHT MISS ME

theatre · combined artform · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
BLINK is a humorous look back at Larry Blum’s personal journey in show business. Sharing engaging stories, rare clips and photos from his long and varied career, Larry illustrates the unique opportunity he has had to experience celebrity up close and personal. LA Weekly – “Clever, funny”
BLINK is a humorous look back at Larry Blum’s personal journey in show business. Sharing engaging stories, rare clips and photos from his long and varied career, Larry illustrates the unique opportunity he has had to experience celebrity up close and personal. LA Weekly – “Clever, funny”

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.

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.

BEAN

theatre · lemabean productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
A 20 something girl tells the story of her so-far meaningless yet holding-out-hope-for-grandeur life in an admittedly awkward, unapologetically silly, and merrily self-deprecating light as she searches to find the dreams and fearlessness she had as a child.
A 20 something girl tells the story of her so-far meaningless yet holding-out-hope-for-grandeur life in an admittedly awkward, unapologetically silly, and merrily self-deprecating light as she searches to find the dreams and fearlessness she had as a child.