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THE DRIFTS LIVE

theatre · thom vernon · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · Canada
A middle-aged pregnant housewife, her husband, his lover, a trans-dad and a calf. Thom Vernon (Seinfeld, The Fugitive, etc.) performs his novel as written with a little help from Rob Waller, lead singer of I See Hawks in LA. In your face and raw, Southern Gothic turned inside out.
A middle-aged pregnant housewife, her husband, his lover, a trans-dad and a calf. Thom Vernon (Seinfeld, The Fugitive, etc.) performs his novel as written with a little help from Rob Waller, lead singer of I See Hawks in LA. In your face and raw, Southern Gothic turned inside out.

PRINCES DON'T LIVE IN CYBERLAND

theatre · once upon a reality productions · Ages 16+ · United States
Once upon a time there was a girl who was raised on every Disney Fairy Tale. In her quest to find her prince she made every mistake in the book. With the help of a mom who has been married 31 years and a grandma who broke all the rules, Erika's about to learn that 'Happily Ever After' still exists.
Once upon a time there was a girl who was raised on every Disney Fairy Tale. In her quest to find her prince she made every mistake in the book. With the help of a mom who has been married 31 years and a grandma who broke all the rules, Erika's about to learn that 'Happily Ever After' still exists.

FLESH EATING TIGER

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · United States
Vicious dark humor chronicles an affair under the influence in this Los Angeles premiere from writer/director Amy Tofte. He struggles with sobriety, She's dependent on his affection.
Vicious dark humor chronicles an affair under the influence in this Los Angeles premiere from writer/director Amy Tofte. He struggles with sobriety, She's dependent on his affection.

CYCLES

theatre · theatre asylum / combined artform · Ages 16+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
50min. drama @ a Boston fitness club by Robert Litz & dir. by Stefan Lysenko:Buzz(30)a real estate broker. Jake (65)real estate player. Buzz grew up in a tenement that burned down, killing his dad. Jake was the building owner. Buzz thinks it was arson and blames Jake.
50min. drama @ a Boston fitness club by Robert Litz & dir. by Stefan Lysenko:Buzz(30)a real estate broker. Jake (65)real estate player. Buzz grew up in a tenement that burned down, killing his dad. Jake was the building owner. Buzz thinks it was arson and blames Jake.

DRUNK WITH HOPE IN CHICAGO

theatre · what's a girl to do productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
“What’s a nice girl like you NOT drinking in a place like this?” Tara Handron discards clichėd depictions of recovery in her portrayal of Hope and numerous other female alcoholics (some sober and some not so sober) stemming from her thesis research on the subject.
“What’s a nice girl like you NOT drinking in a place like this?” Tara Handron discards clichėd depictions of recovery in her portrayal of Hope and numerous other female alcoholics (some sober and some not so sober) stemming from her thesis research on the subject.

THE EGG PLAY (STAGED READING)

theatre · transient theater · Ages 18+ · United States
Imagine “Our Town” procreates with “No Exit” and makes an absurd, violent, and strangely funny baby. That baby is THE EGG PLAY. Three characters, one persistent doorbell, and a memory that refuses to recognize it has long overstayed its welcome.
Imagine “Our Town” procreates with “No Exit” and makes an absurd, violent, and strangely funny baby. That baby is THE EGG PLAY. Three characters, one persistent doorbell, and a memory that refuses to recognize it has long overstayed its welcome.

RICHARD PARKER

theatre · darkman/fringe management · Ages 14+ · family friendly · United Kingdom
Two men travelling by boat become irrevocably linked at the crossroads of fate and coincidence. They find themselves forced to defend their starkly contrasting world views from attack by the other as the play builds to an unexpected and shattering denouement. "Clever and compelling."(The Scotsman)
Two men travelling by boat become irrevocably linked at the crossroads of fate and coincidence. They find themselves forced to defend their starkly contrasting world views from attack by the other as the play builds to an unexpected and shattering denouement. "Clever and compelling."(The Scotsman)

LOST & FOUND

theatre · rizen routez productions · Ages 17+ · one person show · United States
In this powerful solo show, writer/performer Nikki Brown takes you on an emotional and compelling journey into the heart, soul and mind of a young woman as she finds her hidden truth through channeling the assistance of her comical inner voices.
In this powerful solo show, writer/performer Nikki Brown takes you on an emotional and compelling journey into the heart, soul and mind of a young woman as she finds her hidden truth through channeling the assistance of her comical inner voices.

IF WATER WERE PRESENT, IT WOULD BE CALLED DROWNING

theatre · john sinner's theatre revelation · Ages 16+ · United States
Expanded version of this intense/funny performance work developed in NYC & @ REDCAT Studio. Lolly (Betsy Moore), the short-circuiting housewife, shares her sexual adventures & fantastic schemes to escape domesticity. W/Paul Tucci. NYTheatre.com: "Tightly executed surrealism - well worth your time."
Expanded version of this intense/funny performance work developed in NYC & @ REDCAT Studio. Lolly (Betsy Moore), the short-circuiting housewife, shares her sexual adventures & fantastic schemes to escape domesticity. W/Paul Tucci. NYTheatre.com: "Tightly executed surrealism - well worth your time."

ALTARCATIONS

theatre · steve julian · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
"A bishop. A priest. A woman. A boy." Snatched from today's headlines, "Altarcations" examines lust, absolution, accepting apologies, and whether any place is safe. "Altarcations" is a project of the Pasadena Arts Council's EMERGE Fiscal Sponsorship Program.
"A bishop. A priest. A woman. A boy." Snatched from today's headlines, "Altarcations" examines lust, absolution, accepting apologies, and whether any place is safe. "Altarcations" is a project of the Pasadena Arts Council's EMERGE Fiscal Sponsorship Program.

URBAN MYTHS-SUBURBAN SLUTS

theatre · stinki pinki productions · Ages 17+ · United States
A spoken word onslaught with the use of white trash invasion costuming and a sticky environment. Stinki Pinki Prod., Betsy Moore and Parisa Fakhri, take you on a metaphorical road trip from suburbia heaven to reality ridden hell.
A spoken word onslaught with the use of white trash invasion costuming and a sticky environment. Stinki Pinki Prod., Betsy Moore and Parisa Fakhri, take you on a metaphorical road trip from suburbia heaven to reality ridden hell.

FIERCE: INTERVENTIONS

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · family friendly · United States
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of three hilarious short pieces all about when it's time to tell the harsh truths. BANANA INTERVENTION by Jeremy Kehoe, THE END OF THE LINE by Mona Deutsch Miller, and CLOUDS REST by Nancy Beverly.
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of three hilarious short pieces all about when it's time to tell the harsh truths. BANANA INTERVENTION by Jeremy Kehoe, THE END OF THE LINE by Mona Deutsch Miller, and CLOUDS REST by Nancy Beverly.

I GET KNOCKED DOWN...

theatre · studio c artists · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States
This one-man show is a journey across relationship and heartbreak, told by the fragmented parts of a man’s personality – each lending insight into how he was blinded by love, and blind-sided by the betrayal and dissolution of his marriage. Can he pick up the pieces (and the children) and move on?
This one-man show is a journey across relationship and heartbreak, told by the fragmented parts of a man’s personality – each lending insight into how he was blinded by love, and blind-sided by the betrayal and dissolution of his marriage. Can he pick up the pieces (and the children) and move on?

FOLLOW

theatre · michael patrick spillers · Ages 10+ · United States
Marcus is getting married. He wants an old-fashioned wedding, at the inner-city Black church where he was raised. But there's one problem... Marcus is marrying another man. In a time of boycotts and culture wars, at the intersection between civil rights and gay rights, which road will you follow?
Marcus is getting married. He wants an old-fashioned wedding, at the inner-city Black church where he was raised. But there's one problem... Marcus is marrying another man. In a time of boycotts and culture wars, at the intersection between civil rights and gay rights, which road will you follow?

RUE ROYALE

theatre · woodhaven productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
A recent college grad returns home to New Orleans following news of her father's terminal illness. Rapidly spiraling in a storm of drugs, sex and deception in the notorious French Quarter, she must find her way toward the most painful decision of her life.
A recent college grad returns home to New Orleans following news of her father's terminal illness. Rapidly spiraling in a storm of drugs, sex and deception in the notorious French Quarter, she must find her way toward the most painful decision of her life.

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