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INFIERNO

zanni theatrics · Ages 14+ · United States of America
What if Dante's Inferno was real? What if it received a few modern updates? A few Latinx updates? That's exactly what we find as Deon goes through Hell on his own new personal mission to overcome grief and accept who he is, or, I suppose, who he was.
What if Dante's Inferno was real? What if it received a few modern updates? A few Latinx updates? That's exactly what we find as Deon goes through Hell on his own new personal mission to overcome grief and accept who he is, or, I suppose, who he was.

AVITAL ASH WORKSHOPS HER SUICIDE NOTE (WORK IN PROGRESS)

Comedy · avital ash · Ages 15+ · United States of America
Since her mother leapt from a building when Avital was a baby, she's been 50-50 on being alive. But who wants to turn into their mother? Irreverent stand-up from an ex-Hasidic queer Jew.
Since her mother leapt from a building when Avital was a baby, she's been 50-50 on being alive. But who wants to turn into their mother? Irreverent stand-up from an ex-Hasidic queer Jew.

BINGO!

antimatter collective · Ages 13+ · United States of America
A disgruntled comedian struggles through an epic mental breakdown while calling the bingo game at an old folks' home. Featuring actual, interactive bingo!
A disgruntled comedian struggles through an epic mental breakdown while calling the bingo game at an old folks' home. Featuring actual, interactive bingo!

L.A. POETS: THERE IS SOMETHING WRONG WITH MY BRAIN

Drama · bill ratner, incorporated · Ages 12+ · United States of America
Leading L.A. poets Nicelle Davis, Bill Ratner, and Hanna Pachman feature in an evening of wild, mind-rushing, poetic vocal mystery live on-stage directed by Anthony Sannazzaro.
Leading L.A. poets Nicelle Davis, Bill Ratner, and Hanna Pachman feature in an evening of wild, mind-rushing, poetic vocal mystery live on-stage directed by Anthony Sannazzaro.

LITTLE STARS YOUTH THEATRE PRESENTS: MACBETH (A SOLO SHOW)

young & wise co. · Ages 15+ · United States of America
The talented kids of Little Stars Youth Theatre have been working hard to bring you their production of Macbeth. But when an emergency broadcast announces the incoming end of the world, the young cast evacuates, leaving only their director, Jill, behind. The show must go on...right?
The talented kids of Little Stars Youth Theatre have been working hard to bring you their production of Macbeth. But when an emergency broadcast announces the incoming end of the world, the young cast evacuates, leaving only their director, Jill, behind. The show must go on...right?

THE SENTENCE

Two Person Show · ainsley ferrell & hannah moore · Ages 15+ · United States of America
Quick-witted, irreverent, and unflinchingly truthful, The Sentence is a dark comedy that follows two young women as they navigate the criminal justice system after a murder only one committed. Question is, do either of them know who actually did it?
Quick-witted, irreverent, and unflinchingly truthful, The Sentence is a dark comedy that follows two young women as they navigate the criminal justice system after a murder only one committed. Question is, do either of them know who actually did it?

ANNEX

cgb productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
ANNEX is a dark comedy about queer family, fate, and mental illness. It's the story of Elliot, who despairs of managing their mental illness and concocts a mysterious miracle cure--Belinda Carlisle, a nefarious bowl of pink light--that turns on Elliot and the family they depend on.
ANNEX is a dark comedy about queer family, fate, and mental illness. It's the story of Elliot, who despairs of managing their mental illness and concocts a mysterious miracle cure--Belinda Carlisle, a nefarious bowl of pink light--that turns on Elliot and the family they depend on.

CADENZA | SCI-FI THRILLER

ezekiel theatre company · Ages 12+ · United States of America
Four humans tainted with an egregious sin are forced to work together in a deadly rehabilitation test… but none of them remember what they have done.
Four humans tainted with an egregious sin are forced to work together in a deadly rehabilitation test… but none of them remember what they have done.

90’S HIP-HOP RAISED ME: A ONE WOMAN SHOW

Solo Show · majority joy media · Ages 12+ · United States of America
A teenaged girl, Young Jules, turns to her favorite rappers for the advice her father refuses to give. Through their lyrics, she navigates bullies, boys and 90’s teen angst to find the courage to go after her dreams. From De La Soul to J Dilla, Jules listens and finds her own voice!
A teenaged girl, Young Jules, turns to her favorite rappers for the advice her father refuses to give. Through their lyrics, she navigates bullies, boys and 90’s teen angst to find the courage to go after her dreams. From De La Soul to J Dilla, Jules listens and finds her own voice!

THIS WAS NEVER SUPPOSED TO BE A ONE WOMAN SHOW

bipolar fantasy squad · Ages 14+ · United States of America
Samantha’s comedy partner Brit died by suicide in the middle of writing a comedy show about mental illness for them to perform together. So… this is not that show! This is what that show became, performed by a comedian trying to figure out what she has to become now with out her sidekick.
Samantha’s comedy partner Brit died by suicide in the middle of writing a comedy show about mental illness for them to perform together. So… this is not that show! This is what that show became, performed by a comedian trying to figure out what she has to become now with out her sidekick.

SO PROUDLY WE HAILED

Musicals & Operas · new musicals inc. · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Based on the inspiring webseries, this live stage show is a collection of short musicals about veterans, in their own words, in hour-long presentations featuring three short musicals per performance.
Based on the inspiring webseries, this live stage show is a collection of short musicals about veterans, in their own words, in hour-long presentations featuring three short musicals per performance.

SPEED BUMP

Comedy · good dogma productions · Ages 12+ · United States of America
SPEED BUMP is a cutting-edge comedy by Jay Martel about two friends whose relationship starts to unravel because of an impeding speed bump on their street. An adult coming-of-age story about the literal and figurative barriers that currently divide us. With Martel & John Lehr. speedbumptheplay.com
SPEED BUMP is a cutting-edge comedy by Jay Martel about two friends whose relationship starts to unravel because of an impeding speed bump on their street. An adult coming-of-age story about the literal and figurative barriers that currently divide us. With Martel & John Lehr. speedbumptheplay.com

TWO CATS ON A DATE

Solo Show · two cats on a date · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Tragically weird. Unnecessarily sexual. Two Cats on a Date is exactly what it sounds like. And then much worse. A high-energy solo show in which one woman plays two cats whose romantic dinner kaleidoscopes into a world of intergenerational regret.
Tragically weird. Unnecessarily sexual. Two Cats on a Date is exactly what it sounds like. And then much worse. A high-energy solo show in which one woman plays two cats whose romantic dinner kaleidoscopes into a world of intergenerational regret.

NOTORIOUS

Drama · produced by all new people | written by lance werth · Ages 13+ · United States of America
A staged reading of three historically-inspired one-acts - ONE NIGHT ONLY! Lizzie Borden, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Wallis Simpson, Edward Prince of Wales, Joan Crawford. What lies between fame and infamy? The answer is Notorious.
A staged reading of three historically-inspired one-acts - ONE NIGHT ONLY! Lizzie Borden, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Wallis Simpson, Edward Prince of Wales, Joan Crawford. What lies between fame and infamy? The answer is Notorious.

RAISE YOUR HAND... FROM THE DEAD!!

Comedy · sacred fools theater company · Ages 12+ · United States of America
Ten years after a string of unsolved murders, P.I. Shaker brings in the disgraced former Animal Control Detective Palmer for questioning. Little does Shaker know the murders have begun again and they were committed by a living, disembodied HAND! Terror and Hijinks ensue in this B-Movie opus!
Ten years after a string of unsolved murders, P.I. Shaker brings in the disgraced former Animal Control Detective Palmer for questioning. Little does Shaker know the murders have begun again and they were committed by a living, disembodied HAND! Terror and Hijinks ensue in this B-Movie opus!