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MY MOBSTER

theatre · joy nash · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States
Awkwardly brave and oddly joyful, My Mobster is the heartbreakingly true story of the unlikely romance that blossoms between a sheltered young woman and a criminal from France. Also featuring: a hyper-religious, mildly racist mother; a love-hate relationship with an intact virginity; and voodoo.
Awkwardly brave and oddly joyful, My Mobster is the heartbreakingly true story of the unlikely romance that blossoms between a sheltered young woman and a criminal from France. Also featuring: a hyper-religious, mildly racist mother; a love-hate relationship with an intact virginity; and voodoo.

MOMMY WITH A PENIS

theatre · fostershep productions · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States
Hutchins Foster's comedic sixty minute show is about a gay man's harrowing journey into motherhood. Based on his award winning blog of the same name, Mommy with a Penis delves into marriage, adoption, interracial kids, and the dreaded potty time.
Hutchins Foster's comedic sixty minute show is about a gay man's harrowing journey into motherhood. Based on his award winning blog of the same name, Mommy with a Penis delves into marriage, adoption, interracial kids, and the dreaded potty time.

ANOTHER EFFING FAMILY DRAMA

theatre · sharp cocktail · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
The family drama has never been as raucous or funny as in this absurd comedy by Catherine Pelonero, directed by Dan Berkowitz. If kitchen sink drama bores the hell out of you, this is for you! Due to the graphic nature, people who think Death of a Salesman is the best play ever will not be admitted.
The family drama has never been as raucous or funny as in this absurd comedy by Catherine Pelonero, directed by Dan Berkowitz. If kitchen sink drama bores the hell out of you, this is for you! Due to the graphic nature, people who think Death of a Salesman is the best play ever will not be admitted.

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.

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.

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.

100 SAINTS YOU SHOULD KNOW

theatre · elephant theatre company · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · United States
The West Coast Premiere of Kate Fodor's 100 Saints You Should Know takes us on a compelling and heartbreaking journey in search for self and recognition. Part of the Elephant Theatre Company's 15th Season, Directed by Lindsay Allbaugh, opens May 27 and runs through June 26 at the Elephant Space.
The West Coast Premiere of Kate Fodor's 100 Saints You Should Know takes us on a compelling and heartbreaking journey in search for self and recognition. Part of the Elephant Theatre Company's 15th Season, Directed by Lindsay Allbaugh, opens May 27 and runs through June 26 at the Elephant Space.

RECLAMATION

theatre · walking theatre group · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States
There are stories and poems inside of us--Joys and sorrows, memories and dreams--They contain experience and energy and when reclaimed can be paths to greater aliveness and transformation. The Group performs their highly original "transpersonal" pieces for the Fringe.
There are stories and poems inside of us--Joys and sorrows, memories and dreams--They contain experience and energy and when reclaimed can be paths to greater aliveness and transformation. The Group performs their highly original "transpersonal" pieces for the Fringe.

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.

SPRING AWAKENING

theatre · lonesome no more! · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · United States
This painfully funny and brutally authentic view of youth illuminates a world of sexual shame, moral order, and too much trig homework. Caught between supposed to and want to, adults and children alike are at once unbearably innocent, unbearably corrupt, and completely without answers.
This painfully funny and brutally authentic view of youth illuminates a world of sexual shame, moral order, and too much trig homework. Caught between supposed to and want to, adults and children alike are at once unbearably innocent, unbearably corrupt, and completely without answers.

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.

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?

FIVE UNEASY PIECES

theatre · devoted, inc. · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States
FIVE UNEASY PIECES is an outrageous collection of unsettling character sketches. It’s a richly comic look at several exotic personalities as they face crucial moments in their lives, each with a hilarious and disturbing story. Leave your expectations at home. Performed with live jazz accompaniment.
FIVE UNEASY PIECES is an outrageous collection of unsettling character sketches. It’s a richly comic look at several exotic personalities as they face crucial moments in their lives, each with a hilarious and disturbing story. Leave your expectations at home. Performed with live jazz accompaniment.

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

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?

Anna St. Hesia Dreams

Anna is trapped in an anesthesia-related coma. Her only way out is to sink deeper into fantasy – a dark fairytale where people weave dreams into tourist destinations. When reality isn’t worth it, is fantasy the next best thing?

SEX WITH STRANGERS

Sex blogger turned novelist Ethan crashes the B&B of gifted but obscure novelist Olivia. Each craves what the other posses. As attraction turns to sex, they inch closer to getting what they want but at what cost to their complicated relationship?

Cave Girl the Musical

"Cave Girl The Musical will have you riveted from the moment [Glennis] bursts on the stage singing her heart out front and center.” - Carole D'andrea, original "Velma" West Side Story Broadway and Motion Picture casts