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BE CAREFUL! THE SHARKS WILL EAT YOU!

theatre · jay alvarez · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United States
A thrilling ride, beginning with a 4 1/2 year olds journey from Cuba to Miami in 1964. Enjoy the sizzle of Havana’s Tropicana, the emotional fall of Batista & Fidel’s rise. An intimate tale of a son’s escape, told by his father, that brings him to the heart of what it means to be Cuban & American.
A thrilling ride, beginning with a 4 1/2 year olds journey from Cuba to Miami in 1964. Enjoy the sizzle of Havana’s Tropicana, the emotional fall of Batista & Fidel’s rise. An intimate tale of a son’s escape, told by his father, that brings him to the heart of what it means to be Cuban & American.

MESS

theatre · violet smear creations · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
A mostly funny exploration on being kind of a mess.
A mostly funny exploration on being kind of a mess.

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

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

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.

THE SEX LIFE OF ACHILLES

theatre · path productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
You remember the battles - now remember the sex. On the fabled White Island, through laughter and tears, three mourners recount their lives with world’s greatest hero: Achilles. This funny and touching story uses dance, mask, song, poetry, and martial arts to honor as many of the Muses as they can.
You remember the battles - now remember the sex. On the fabled White Island, through laughter and tears, three mourners recount their lives with world’s greatest hero: Achilles. This funny and touching story uses dance, mask, song, poetry, and martial arts to honor as many of the Muses as they can.

A FIGHT CLUB FOR ONE

theatre · the one too productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
How much can you really know about yourself unless you've been in a fight? That is the central question in Erick Esteban's hilarious one-man show about all of the fights and struggles he's gotten into growing up Filipino on the North-Westside of Chicago.
How much can you really know about yourself unless you've been in a fight? That is the central question in Erick Esteban's hilarious one-man show about all of the fights and struggles he's gotten into growing up Filipino on the North-Westside of Chicago.

OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET

theatre · skinny black girl productions · Ages 17+ · United States
In this insightful and hilarious piece the characters inevitably square off on each other under rather dark circumstances. They unite motivated by rage, pain, and a scary desire to come clean for the sake of thier dearly beloved, recently deceased Sister Rose... wherever she might be.
In this insightful and hilarious piece the characters inevitably square off on each other under rather dark circumstances. They unite motivated by rage, pain, and a scary desire to come clean for the sake of thier dearly beloved, recently deceased Sister Rose... wherever she might be.

VOICES FROM CHORNOBYL JR.

theatre · voices from chornobyl · Ages 8+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
After recent events in Japan, a journalist asks Katya and her family about the accident 25 years ago. An interactive and educational story of a young girl struggling with her changing world. Profits go to Chernobyl Children International.
After recent events in Japan, a journalist asks Katya and her family about the accident 25 years ago. An interactive and educational story of a young girl struggling with her changing world. Profits go to Chernobyl Children International.

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.

N'AFIA

theatre · warrior poet · Ages 12+ · United States
In war torn Albasrah, Iraq, two civilian refugees seek shelter from the oncoming American invasion. Nafi'a is a look at the unfortunate reality of war in the modern world and our desperate need to understand one another in order to survive it. Written by Anton Ray Directed by Michael McIntyre.
In war torn Albasrah, Iraq, two civilian refugees seek shelter from the oncoming American invasion. Nafi'a is a look at the unfortunate reality of war in the modern world and our desperate need to understand one another in order to survive it. Written by Anton Ray Directed by Michael McIntyre.

DEITY CLUTCH

theatre · the porters of hellsgate · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States
Classical company The Porters of Hellsgate deliver DEITY CLUTCH: a parabolic, post-apocalyptic murder mystery penned by Associate Artistic Director Gus Krieger. Look for The Merchant of Venice this July.
Classical company The Porters of Hellsgate deliver DEITY CLUTCH: a parabolic, post-apocalyptic murder mystery penned by Associate Artistic Director Gus Krieger. Look for The Merchant of Venice this July.

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”

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.

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.