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O!EDIPUS

theatre · junglee inc · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
A World War 2 allied prisoner of war camp. A British Colonel, an American Flight Lieutenant and Sikh Sepoy must perform a production of Oedipus. But without a copy of the text and a common world-view, madness inevitably ensues! A ridiculous CLOWN-DRAMA performed by 3 trained buffoons!
A World War 2 allied prisoner of war camp. A British Colonel, an American Flight Lieutenant and Sikh Sepoy must perform a production of Oedipus. But without a copy of the text and a common world-view, madness inevitably ensues! A ridiculous CLOWN-DRAMA performed by 3 trained buffoons!

D IS FOR DOG

theatre · rogue artists ensemble · Ages 12+ · flashing lights · United States
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.

SHUT UP AND DANCE

theatre · rich hot lady productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
How many times do you have to bang your head against the wall until you finally change course? In the fun and funny one woman play, Stella Valente weaves the correlation of Argentine Tango to living life, creating lasting relationships and falling in love.
How many times do you have to bang your head against the wall until you finally change course? In the fun and funny one woman play, Stella Valente weaves the correlation of Argentine Tango to living life, creating lasting relationships and falling in love.

THE BLACK GLASS

theatre · padua playwrights and the open fist theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
A blistering and darkly comedic deconstruction of corporate power in the age of Occupy Wall Street and internet porn. After hours, in an office in downtown Los Angeles, Bentham offers his daughter to the sinister McGivern in return for the CEO position at his LA-based corporation.
A blistering and darkly comedic deconstruction of corporate power in the age of Occupy Wall Street and internet porn. After hours, in an office in downtown Los Angeles, Bentham offers his daughter to the sinister McGivern in return for the CEO position at his LA-based corporation.

TOMAHAWK

theatre · fringe festival players · Ages 12+ · United States
“Tomahawk,” a play by James Domine, mixes episodes of love, war, lust and betrayal into a counterpoint of governmental subterfuge, police brutality, missing beer and drunken buffoonery as the conflicting emotions of youth evolve into the delusional quandary of middle-age.
“Tomahawk,” a play by James Domine, mixes episodes of love, war, lust and betrayal into a counterpoint of governmental subterfuge, police brutality, missing beer and drunken buffoonery as the conflicting emotions of youth evolve into the delusional quandary of middle-age.

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)

NOSTALGIUM

theatre · thirty90ne · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
When a young poet ventures into the home of his eclectic neighbor, he’ll discover a world you never imagined could be right next-door. Inspired by true events, and presented as one continuous scene, this two-person drama will keep you on the edge of your seat, guessing until the bitter end.
When a young poet ventures into the home of his eclectic neighbor, he’ll discover a world you never imagined could be right next-door. Inspired by true events, and presented as one continuous scene, this two-person drama will keep you on the edge of your seat, guessing until the bitter end.

SISTER CITIES

theatre · the stage theatre inc. · Ages 15+ · United States
"Sister Cities" by Colette Freedman. Four estranged sisters return to their childhood home for what appears to be a wake; yet, what turns into a family drama that will unearth old animosities and new secrets that will change them forever. Watch our trailer on YouTube: http://youtu.be/80Y83hAPSoM
"Sister Cities" by Colette Freedman. Four estranged sisters return to their childhood home for what appears to be a wake; yet, what turns into a family drama that will unearth old animosities and new secrets that will change them forever. Watch our trailer on YouTube: http://youtu.be/80Y83hAPSoM

POOL (NO WATER) BY MARK RAVENHILL

theatre · monkey wrench collective · Ages 17+ · includes nudity · United States
A famous photographer suffers a horrific accident. As a group of her less successful friends rally around her in the hospital, an almost unthinkable plan starts to take shape: Could she be their next art project? Warning: Contains nudity, adult language and sexual situations.
A famous photographer suffers a horrific accident. As a group of her less successful friends rally around her in the hospital, an almost unthinkable plan starts to take shape: Could she be their next art project? Warning: Contains nudity, adult language and sexual situations.

FIERCE: RELATIONS

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · United States
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of shorts about people -- the good, the bad, and the alternatively minded. WHOLE FOODS and TALK IN 10 by Cailin Harrison, GAYBY's PLAYDATE by Jan O'Connor, and A FEW GOOD PB&Js by Jeremy Kehoe.
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of shorts about people -- the good, the bad, and the alternatively minded. WHOLE FOODS and TALK IN 10 by Cailin Harrison, GAYBY's PLAYDATE by Jan O'Connor, and A FEW GOOD PB&Js by Jeremy Kehoe.

THE GOD PARTICLE COMPLEX

theatre · mindblowing! · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
A tragic one-act science farce about high energy particle physics, time travel, and the abrupt end of our universe. Written by Chris Bell & Josh Zeller. Directed by Debbie McMahon
A tragic one-act science farce about high energy particle physics, time travel, and the abrupt end of our universe. Written by Chris Bell & Josh Zeller. Directed by Debbie McMahon

FEEDING TIME

theatre · play in the box · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Two RVs are parked on an empty lot on a street a few blocks from the sea. Living in one is a crusty veteran in search of peace. The other houses an elusive woman. Their attempt at romance is set within the counter-culture life-style of RV dwellers and their reasons to keep ‘rolling.’
Two RVs are parked on an empty lot on a street a few blocks from the sea. Living in one is a crusty veteran in search of peace. The other houses an elusive woman. Their attempt at romance is set within the counter-culture life-style of RV dwellers and their reasons to keep ‘rolling.’

! DEATH 40-FEET TALL ! AT STUDENT FRINGE

theatre · psychokitty productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · one person show · United States
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student fringe is not in the guide but i can't post without typing something here so hello, words!

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.

MIXED PERSONALITY DISORDERS

theatre · david michael taylor · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Mental illness was never so much fun as in MIXED PERSONALITY DISORDERS, a world premiere solo show by David Michael Taylor. Born into a family of maniacs, raised by the TV, and unprepared for life in the real world, his tale of trauma and triumph makes this the feel-good feel-bad play of the year.
Mental illness was never so much fun as in MIXED PERSONALITY DISORDERS, a world premiere solo show by David Michael Taylor. Born into a family of maniacs, raised by the TV, and unprepared for life in the real world, his tale of trauma and triumph makes this the feel-good feel-bad play of the year.