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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

AMERICAN ADDICT

theatre · the 4th productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Two-Time Emmy Winner Kristen Johnston praises AMERICAN ADDICT: "The Best Performance I've Seen In New York All Year. This kid is THE NEXT BOGOSIAN!"
Two-Time Emmy Winner Kristen Johnston praises AMERICAN ADDICT: "The Best Performance I've Seen In New York All Year. This kid is THE NEXT BOGOSIAN!"

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

"THE SUM OF MY PARTS"

theatre · a michael mullen production · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
“THE SUM OF MY PARTS” Written and Performed By: Michael Mullen Directed By: Louise Hung * Dress up can only go so far! Come along with this girly-boy on a heartbreaking and hilarious journey to embrace all of his...and her parts.
“THE SUM OF MY PARTS” Written and Performed By: Michael Mullen Directed By: Louise Hung * Dress up can only go so far! Come along with this girly-boy on a heartbreaking and hilarious journey to embrace all of his...and her parts.

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.

HEADSCARF AND THE ANGRY BITCH

theatre · zehra fazal · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
This beef ain't halal! Join Zed “Muslim Weird Al” Headscarf on a romp through Islam in America, exploring religion, family, sex and love—all in one hilarious hour of story and song. Winner: Best Solo-Performance, Capital Fringe, sold out houses at the 2010 New York International Fringe Festival.
This beef ain't halal! Join Zed “Muslim Weird Al” Headscarf on a romp through Islam in America, exploring religion, family, sex and love—all in one hilarious hour of story and song. Winner: Best Solo-Performance, Capital Fringe, sold out houses at the 2010 New York International Fringe Festival.

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 .

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.

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

"REAL TIME"

theatre · the peoplehood · family friendly · world premiere · United States
"That we shall learn to walk this ground, together, in peace." Join THE PEOPLEHOOD's journey in "REAL TIME" and celebrate what we share in common, beneath our 'social skins'. Every performance is unique - every performance is a world premiere. YOU make the difference! www.peoplehood.moonfruit.com
"That we shall learn to walk this ground, together, in peace." Join THE PEOPLEHOOD's journey in "REAL TIME" and celebrate what we share in common, beneath our 'social skins'. Every performance is unique - every performance is a world premiere. YOU make the difference! www.peoplehood.moonfruit.com

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.