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FACT & FICTION

theatre · sixth avenue · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
William recollects his year in Brazil as a high school exchange student – the worst exchange student ever. Adam confesses to being stalked by a vengeful film student. Both dudes bring to life hilariously unreliable stories that will, quite truthfully, blow your mind.
William recollects his year in Brazil as a high school exchange student – the worst exchange student ever. Adam confesses to being stalked by a vengeful film student. Both dudes bring to life hilariously unreliable stories that will, quite truthfully, blow your mind.

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?

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.

CONFETTI BAYOU: THE LAST INTERVIEW WITH JANIS JOPLIN

theatre · powder room productions · Ages 15+ · United States
This is Janis Joplin’s imagined final interview…A revelation of her tenderness, vulnerability, and her restlessness with being a Woman. See her journey through addiction, hope, song and the most radical idea yet, LOVE...
This is Janis Joplin’s imagined final interview…A revelation of her tenderness, vulnerability, and her restlessness with being a Woman. See her journey through addiction, hope, song and the most radical idea yet, LOVE...

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.

LOOPS: TALES FROM BEHIND THE BAG

theatre · 3852 productions · Ages 21+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Former "looper" John Druska takes the audience on a tour of his ten year career as a private golf club caddie, from his greatest paydays to his most dastardly clients. A true story of growing up too fast that spans millennia. 6/11,5P;6/22,9:30P $7 @Fringe Central Mainstage
Former "looper" John Druska takes the audience on a tour of his ten year career as a private golf club caddie, from his greatest paydays to his most dastardly clients. A true story of growing up too fast that spans millennia. 6/11,5P;6/22,9:30P $7 @Fringe Central Mainstage

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.

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.

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”

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.

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

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.

THE NORMAL CHILD

theatre · the open fist · Ages 16+ · United States
Claire, habitually suicidal, has returned to her parent's home in rural Louisiana after an attempt on her life. Her brother Terrance has come to say goodbye, or to try to talk her out of a gift he thinks delusional, but that she considers the only thing that brings her any joy: the gift of flight.
Claire, habitually suicidal, has returned to her parent's home in rural Louisiana after an attempt on her life. Her brother Terrance has come to say goodbye, or to try to talk her out of a gift he thinks delusional, but that she considers the only thing that brings her any joy: the gift of flight.

THE AUDITION

theatre · mahalo theatre collective · Ages 18+ · United Kingdom
Lauren wants to be famous. At an audition for a must-have part,the Director,Stella pushes her to her mental,physical,emotional & ethical limits. Close to breaking point,she is subjected to alcohol,drugs & mind games. How far will an actor go to get the part? A hard-hitting & spiky new drama.
Lauren wants to be famous. At an audition for a must-have part,the Director,Stella pushes her to her mental,physical,emotional & ethical limits. Close to breaking point,she is subjected to alcohol,drugs & mind games. How far will an actor go to get the part? A hard-hitting & spiky new drama.

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.