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BITCH BROW

ensemble theatre · demetra kareman · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
LOVE. BLOOD. LAUNDRY. A tough townie chick and an uptight young woman of privilege clash over everything from career choices to finger fucking... until one of them winds up dead.
LOVE. BLOOD. LAUNDRY. A tough townie chick and an uptight young woman of privilege clash over everything from career choices to finger fucking... until one of them winds up dead.

THE BEACHWOOD BACHELOR

ensemble theatre · swine time productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
The Beachwood Bachelor chased the woman of Hollywood till his final breathe. His final breathe was taken after being shot by a woman in disguise. Who is this woman? Why did she shoot the Beachwood Bachelor? That is the mystery this play tries to solve.
The Beachwood Bachelor chased the woman of Hollywood till his final breathe. His final breathe was taken after being shot by a woman in disguise. Who is this woman? Why did she shoot the Beachwood Bachelor? That is the mystery this play tries to solve.

CODEPENDENCE DAY

solo performance · codependent kt co. · Ages 15+ · family friendly · one person show · United States of America
Codependence Day is a solo performance written and performed by Katie Low Strandberg. A tale of Friendship, Codependency and vodka and how one lonely weirdo conquers them all. . . Mostly.
Codependence Day is a solo performance written and performed by Katie Low Strandberg. A tale of Friendship, Codependency and vodka and how one lonely weirdo conquers them all. . . Mostly.

DOMINO IS DOWN

ensemble theatre · the lounge theatre · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
A guy walks into a bar...and might not walk back out.
A guy walks into a bar...and might not walk back out.

THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT

ensemble theatre · the motherf**kers · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Stephen Adly Guirgis' rapid-fire, poetically profane, and hilarious masterpiece that was a smash hit on Broadway and described as "a high-octane verbal cage match about love and fidelity." A story where a simple hat found in a living room threatens relationships, sobriety, and life as we know it.
Stephen Adly Guirgis' rapid-fire, poetically profane, and hilarious masterpiece that was a smash hit on Broadway and described as "a high-octane verbal cage match about love and fidelity." A story where a simple hat found in a living room threatens relationships, sobriety, and life as we know it.

TOO MANY HITLERS OR: THE DECOY DECAMERON

ape x · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
***ENCORE AWARD WINNER*** **STAGE RAW'S TOP 10!** One bunker. Nine Hitlers. What could go wrong? From the director and writer & star of HFF2016's Encore! Award-winning ‘Tony Danza’s Letterz 2 2pac: an evening with Tony Danza’. World Premiere
***ENCORE AWARD WINNER*** **STAGE RAW'S TOP 10!** One bunker. Nine Hitlers. What could go wrong? From the director and writer & star of HFF2016's Encore! Award-winning ‘Tony Danza’s Letterz 2 2pac: an evening with Tony Danza’. World Premiere

ONE MAN NOIR

solo performance · deconstructed productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
1944, San Francisco. A mysterious woman's plea. Murder! Espionage!! (((Nazis!!!))) Detective Frank Liston is in over his head as he races against the clock to solve this rich pulp novel/noir style, multi-media, mystery that just happens to have only one actor.
1944, San Francisco. A mysterious woman's plea. Murder! Espionage!! (((Nazis!!!))) Detective Frank Liston is in over his head as he races against the clock to solve this rich pulp novel/noir style, multi-media, mystery that just happens to have only one actor.

CHATTER

ensemble theatre · a bench productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
*WINNER HFF SCHOLARSHIP *WINNER SHORT + SWEET AWARD *WINNER ENCORE AWARD A dark comedy about a woman who goes toe-to-toe with her racial identity, religious guilt, crippling insecurity and destructive body shaming. Will the voices of self-doubt win? That's a question to ask yourself...
*WINNER HFF SCHOLARSHIP *WINNER SHORT + SWEET AWARD *WINNER ENCORE AWARD A dark comedy about a woman who goes toe-to-toe with her racial identity, religious guilt, crippling insecurity and destructive body shaming. Will the voices of self-doubt win? That's a question to ask yourself...

UNSPOKEN: SHAKESPEARE'S PERSONAE IN PERIL

ensemble theatre · los angeles drama club professionals · Ages 14+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
9 minor Shakespeare Actor-Characters are held without explanation in a Global Greenroom while Elite "Funders" vote on permanently cutting down the Canon. Portia puts them on trial as they stand before the ominous Committee and defend their relevance...or be eliminated from their plays, forever.
9 minor Shakespeare Actor-Characters are held without explanation in a Global Greenroom while Elite "Funders" vote on permanently cutting down the Canon. Portia puts them on trial as they stand before the ominous Committee and defend their relevance...or be eliminated from their plays, forever.

HOW TO LOVE YOUR DICTATOR: OLGA & LUDMILA'S GUIDE TO FASCISM

comedy · femmebot, phd · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
You're invited to a live taping of Старушка! Hosts Olga and Ludmila, local Russian celebrities, use their experience living through communism to educate the American public on how to embrace and survive fascism. This TV special is sponsored by glorious leaders Vladimir Putin and Kaiser Donald Trump.
You're invited to a live taping of Старушка! Hosts Olga and Ludmila, local Russian celebrities, use their experience living through communism to educate the American public on how to embrace and survive fascism. This TV special is sponsored by glorious leaders Vladimir Putin and Kaiser Donald Trump.

THE AMITYCODE

ensemble theatre · devin crittenden productions & argos ranch · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
After being dumped by his long-time girlfriend, a brilliant robotics engineer creates a robot to love him unconditionally. But he may have programmed her too well.
After being dumped by his long-time girlfriend, a brilliant robotics engineer creates a robot to love him unconditionally. But he may have programmed her too well.

SO YOU WANT TO BE A VAMPIRE

ensemble theatre · offending shadows theatre company · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Brenda Frank is so desperate to be turned into a vampire that she actually finds one, but some vampires desire more than blood.
Brenda Frank is so desperate to be turned into a vampire that she actually finds one, but some vampires desire more than blood.

TRIXIE: THE MUSICAL

musicals and operas · decker dellorusso productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Trixie: The Musical follows its quirky leading lady into the comedic depths of psychotherapy. This polarizing therapist is dressed to impress and out to save the world. With dark humor, irreverent music, and a flair for the dramatic, nothing is off limits when Trixie is in session.
Trixie: The Musical follows its quirky leading lady into the comedic depths of psychotherapy. This polarizing therapist is dressed to impress and out to save the world. With dark humor, irreverent music, and a flair for the dramatic, nothing is off limits when Trixie is in session.

MR. MARMALADE

ensemble theatre · riverton playground theatre · Ages 15+ · includes nudity · United States of America
A four year old with an abusive and possibly psychotic imaginary best friend, a five year old that’s the youngest suicide attempt in New Jersey history, and plenty of cocaine and dildos. MR. MARMALADE is a vicious, darkly funny commentary on how early, and in what strange ways, we’re shaped.
A four year old with an abusive and possibly psychotic imaginary best friend, a five year old that’s the youngest suicide attempt in New Jersey history, and plenty of cocaine and dildos. MR. MARMALADE is a vicious, darkly funny commentary on how early, and in what strange ways, we’re shaped.

BEST OF INK PRESENTS CHARLIE MOOSE MAKES HIS MOVE

2cents theatre group · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
A deliciously dark comedy about an unlikely friendship between a socially inept young boy & a morbidly obese novelist. They both seek refuge from a dismal reality in the worlds of their respective imaginations, exploring the dangers of living solely in the space where imagination & memory converge.
A deliciously dark comedy about an unlikely friendship between a socially inept young boy & a morbidly obese novelist. They both seek refuge from a dismal reality in the worlds of their respective imaginations, exploring the dangers of living solely in the space where imagination & memory converge.

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