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THE PORTABLE DOROTHY PARKER

theatre · grove goddess productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Dorothy Parker reminisces about her life, loves, work—and the Algonquin Round Table—while selecting stories and poems for her 1944 collection, The Portable Dorothy Parker. Written by Annie Lux. Directed by Lee Costello. Performed by Margot Avery.
Dorothy Parker reminisces about her life, loves, work—and the Algonquin Round Table—while selecting stories and poems for her 1944 collection, The Portable Dorothy Parker. Written by Annie Lux. Directed by Lee Costello. Performed by Margot Avery.

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.

DIARY OF A SOCIOPATHIC FREAKAZOID

theatre · brooklyn studio lab · Ages 18+ · United Kingdom
Diary of a Sociopathic Freakazoid is an experimental theatrical experience where we dive into the black heart and mind of a New York sociopath using theatrical, musical and installation elements.Written and Directed by Richard Crawford and starring Zoe Rosario, Ruthie Stephens and Bertrand Roy.
Diary of a Sociopathic Freakazoid is an experimental theatrical experience where we dive into the black heart and mind of a New York sociopath using theatrical, musical and installation elements.Written and Directed by Richard Crawford and starring Zoe Rosario, Ruthie Stephens and Bertrand Roy.

GHOST LIGHT

theatre · the visceral company · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · United States
On Halloween night, four college students meet in a purportedly haunted theatre for some holiday fun. Are the ghost stories about the place just urban legends that lend themselves to pranks... or could they actually be true? The theatre itself becomes a character in this spooky environmental play.
On Halloween night, four college students meet in a purportedly haunted theatre for some holiday fun. Are the ghost stories about the place just urban legends that lend themselves to pranks... or could they actually be true? The theatre itself becomes a character in this spooky environmental play.

FIERCE: LA STREETS

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · family friendly · United States
Three original short pieces from the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone come together to represent writers' interpretations of the down and dirty LA Street Scene. Includes THE POOL OF GOLD IN THE SKY and DUSTED by Jan O'Connor, and TRIO by Amy Tofte.
Three original short pieces from the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone come together to represent writers' interpretations of the down and dirty LA Street Scene. Includes THE POOL OF GOLD IN THE SKY and DUSTED by Jan O'Connor, and TRIO by Amy Tofte.

"SENSES"

theatre · sensingme theater company · Ages 16+ · United States
My "Senses" came alive in a way I have never imagined. I was inspired to create a show about relationships, write about being a woman, write about hope, and write about the importance of what living is through our senses. Abby
My "Senses" came alive in a way I have never imagined. I was inspired to create a show about relationships, write about being a woman, write about hope, and write about the importance of what living is through our senses. Abby

LIFE, THE UNIVERSE AND CHRIS MCGOWAN

theatre · majc entertainment · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
To err is to be human. But what if we build a working time machine? We could go to the past and fix all those errors! With the help of Back to the Future, Douglas Adams and hours watching the Science Channel, Chris McGowan may have the answers to his life's problems - and yours!
To err is to be human. But what if we build a working time machine? We could go to the past and fix all those errors! With the help of Back to the Future, Douglas Adams and hours watching the Science Channel, Chris McGowan may have the answers to his life's problems - and yours!

ISHMAEAL

theatre · poor man theatre company, a lumpy-cramp(c) production · Ages 13+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
Ishmaeal, a modern interpretation of one of America's most-loved novels is coming to the fringe festival. Directed by Benny Lumpkins of the Poor Man's Theatre Company, Lumpkins promises to entice audiences all over the world to think twice about Whale Oil as an alternative fuel source.
Ishmaeal, a modern interpretation of one of America's most-loved novels is coming to the fringe festival. Directed by Benny Lumpkins of the Poor Man's Theatre Company, Lumpkins promises to entice audiences all over the world to think twice about Whale Oil as an alternative fuel source.

SPEED MERCHANT (OF VENICE)

theatre · action! theatre company · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States
A 90-minute version of Shakespeare's play - drawing on influences from corporate gangsterism and reality television. Directed by Tiger Reel and adapted by Tiger Reel and Jack Young.
A 90-minute version of Shakespeare's play - drawing on influences from corporate gangsterism and reality television. Directed by Tiger Reel and adapted by Tiger Reel and Jack Young.

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.

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.

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.’

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.

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.

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.