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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!

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.

NOCTURNE

theatre · alive theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Nocturne is a series of vignettes traversing the experience of one couple's rises and falls, shown through the eyes of both their past and present selves. Through dance, movement and the music of Chopin we see the story of this couple’s time together unfold. Pay what you can preview.
Nocturne is a series of vignettes traversing the experience of one couple's rises and falls, shown through the eyes of both their past and present selves. Through dance, movement and the music of Chopin we see the story of this couple’s time together unfold. Pay what you can preview.

GENTLE PASSAGE

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
What happened in Joe’s past that he’s blocked it so completely out? When you open the door to someone’s horrific past, you sometimes have to step through it in order to help.
What happened in Joe’s past that he’s blocked it so completely out? When you open the door to someone’s horrific past, you sometimes have to step through it in order to help.

ANACONDA

theatre · pink oil productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · Australia
Anaconda is a play that takes an honest look at the aftermath of bullying and the search for redemption. Two people have the chance to mend the wounds of the past at the expense of their futures. If you had everything you ever wanted, would you risk it all to be forgiven?
Anaconda is a play that takes an honest look at the aftermath of bullying and the search for redemption. Two people have the chance to mend the wounds of the past at the expense of their futures. If you had everything you ever wanted, would you risk it all to be forgiven?

INTO THE TORRENT SEA

theatre · caruso · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States
Into the Torrent Sea, The Lost Journal of Grace O'Malley, The Pirate Queen of Connaught is the true story of Grace O'Malley, a female Irish pirate from the 1500's on her journey to meet with her enemy, Queen Elizabeth.
Into the Torrent Sea, The Lost Journal of Grace O'Malley, The Pirate Queen of Connaught is the true story of Grace O'Malley, a female Irish pirate from the 1500's on her journey to meet with her enemy, Queen Elizabeth.

THE LIGHTS ARE OFF

theatre · the working theatre · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
Burnt's roommate, Randy, an uptight Born Again, has just found his stash and is calling the cops. What's a just-trying-to-make-tuition drug dealer to do? When Randy's little sister Gwen arrives, Burnt is forced to either bury the truth or bury himself in this bittersweet rush of almost-romance.
Burnt's roommate, Randy, an uptight Born Again, has just found his stash and is calling the cops. What's a just-trying-to-make-tuition drug dealer to do? When Randy's little sister Gwen arrives, Burnt is forced to either bury the truth or bury himself in this bittersweet rush of almost-romance.

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.

PRAY TO BALL

theatre · the katselas theatre company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Life long friends and superstar college basketball players Hakeem and Lou, are living large ready to jump to the NBA next season, when tragedy strikes. Searching for a deeper meaning to life, Hakeem finds the controversial world of Islam causing a break with his best friend.
Life long friends and superstar college basketball players Hakeem and Lou, are living large ready to jump to the NBA next season, when tragedy strikes. Searching for a deeper meaning to life, Hakeem finds the controversial world of Islam causing a break with his best friend.

THE SECRET OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

theatre · mawson vernazza · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United Kingdom
A funny, yet intense, disturbing psychological 2-hander set in an atmospheric Victorian England. Holmes (John Mawson) and Watson (Mario Vernazza) are themselves under the famous magnifying glass. Amir Korangy is an experienced teacher and director. All are classically trained British actors.
A funny, yet intense, disturbing psychological 2-hander set in an atmospheric Victorian England. Holmes (John Mawson) and Watson (Mario Vernazza) are themselves under the famous magnifying glass. Amir Korangy is an experienced teacher and director. All are classically trained British actors.

FOOL FOR LOVE

theatre · vespertine productions · Ages 13+ · United States
This production of Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" seeks to examine two main themes: the intricacies of the human subconscious as it relates to one’s reality and the impact of various points of view on a single memory from a family’s past.
This production of Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" seeks to examine two main themes: the intricacies of the human subconscious as it relates to one’s reality and the impact of various points of view on a single memory from a family’s past.

THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF THEATRE; ABRIDGED

theatre · rm 19. theatre company · Ages 8+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
The Complete History of Theatre; Abridged is brought to you by the Rm. 19 Theatre Company.
The Complete History of Theatre; Abridged is brought to you by the Rm. 19 Theatre Company.

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.

CONFESSIONS OF THE WORLD'S WORST MISSIONARY

theatre · lina alfinito · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States
This snarky and heartfelt comedy tells the story of a naïve college girl who goes on a missions trip to Africa to save the world one African at a time, only to discover her faith is no match for the reality of poverty, HIV/AIDS, and myriad crises of the post-apartheid era.
This snarky and heartfelt comedy tells the story of a naïve college girl who goes on a missions trip to Africa to save the world one African at a time, only to discover her faith is no match for the reality of poverty, HIV/AIDS, and myriad crises of the post-apartheid era.