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UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

comedy · greg. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Alex is very depressed and his girlfriend left him last night. He gets drinks with his best friend/roommate Frankie to take his mind off it. But when he meets their waitress, he thinks she's attractive—so he imagines their entire relationship together before he actually meets her.
Alex is very depressed and his girlfriend left him last night. He gets drinks with his best friend/roommate Frankie to take his mind off it. But when he meets their waitress, he thinks she's attractive—so he imagines their entire relationship together before he actually meets her.

6 FIGURES

comedy · hill three productions · Ages 21+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
3 dark comedy one act plays that explore one on one relationships. Directed by ABC Executive Producer, Stacy Traub
3 dark comedy one act plays that explore one on one relationships. Directed by ABC Executive Producer, Stacy Traub

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.

NOTHING BAD: A WEREWOLF ROCK MUSICAL

musicals and operas · theyplayed productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
2017 PICK OF THE FRINGE! Deep inside each human a Beast waits to be born—in claws, teeth and violence. Society represses it. Rebels embrace it. One woman will be transformed by it. A Horror Musical Written/Directed by Erik Blair. Music/Lyrics by Daniel Sugimoto (creator of HFF 2016's Broadway Noir)!
2017 PICK OF THE FRINGE! Deep inside each human a Beast waits to be born—in claws, teeth and violence. Society represses it. Rebels embrace it. One woman will be transformed by it. A Horror Musical Written/Directed by Erik Blair. Music/Lyrics by Daniel Sugimoto (creator of HFF 2016's Broadway Noir)!

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.

PENETRATION

comedy · mft productions llc · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
A young man who has taken an oath of celibacy is forced to spend an evening with a girl from a sex chat room. With his fiancé returning in the morning he realizes he has a life-changing decision to make. Penetration is a cheeky comedy about truth, friendship - and glow-in-the-dark condoms.
A young man who has taken an oath of celibacy is forced to spend an evening with a girl from a sex chat room. With his fiancé returning in the morning he realizes he has a life-changing decision to make. Penetration is a cheeky comedy about truth, friendship - and glow-in-the-dark condoms.

THE RISING

ensemble theatre · green light productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
It's 2033. You are about to have your funniest nightmare! The murder rate is the highest ever and The Gold House (formerly White) boasts, Number ONE again! In the midst of all this chaos, a revolutionary group called The Rising is killing politicians. The Rising is happening now.
It's 2033. You are about to have your funniest nightmare! The murder rate is the highest ever and The Gold House (formerly White) boasts, Number ONE again! In the midst of all this chaos, a revolutionary group called The Rising is killing politicians. The Rising is happening now.

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.

WE ARE NOT THESE HANDS

ensemble theatre · rogue machine at the met · Ages 18+ · United States of America
We Are Not These Hands follows the journey of two 15 year old girls, Moth and Belly. They reside in a dystopian society where filth is abundant and the addiction to porn is incessant. But, they have their friendship-- a relationship bound by struggle, love, and a slew of inside jokes.
We Are Not These Hands follows the journey of two 15 year old girls, Moth and Belly. They reside in a dystopian society where filth is abundant and the addiction to porn is incessant. But, they have their friendship-- a relationship bound by struggle, love, and a slew of inside jokes.

HUNGRY

solo performance · leah rae hulgin · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Hungry explores the psyche of a young woman struggling with anorexia. Through a series of character monologues, the audience will learn the various sides of the disease, ranging from addiction to neuroses.
Hungry explores the psyche of a young woman struggling with anorexia. Through a series of character monologues, the audience will learn the various sides of the disease, ranging from addiction to neuroses.

THE BAKERY

comedy · the bardic bastards · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
When a struggling bakery owner is faced with foreclosure, he must work together with his idiot brother to save his livelihood, despite the efforts of a scorned businessman, a potential rabid Sasquatch situation, and a bitter ex-employee determined to lace his baguette dough with rat poison.
When a struggling bakery owner is faced with foreclosure, he must work together with his idiot brother to save his livelihood, despite the efforts of a scorned businessman, a potential rabid Sasquatch situation, and a bitter ex-employee determined to lace his baguette dough with rat poison.

SECRET HONOR - THE LAST TESTAMENT OF RICHARD M. NIXON

solo performance · bootcamp productions · Ages 14+ · one person show · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ghosts and paranoia fuel the alcoholic reflections of a fallen and discredited US President in this remarkable one-man show. A searing interrogation of the Nixon mystique and an audacious depiction of unchecked paranoia.
Ghosts and paranoia fuel the alcoholic reflections of a fallen and discredited US President in this remarkable one-man show. A searing interrogation of the Nixon mystique and an audacious depiction of unchecked paranoia.

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.

NORMAL

ensemble theatre · the vagrancy · Ages 15+ · United States of America
The West Coast Premiere of NORMAL by Anthony Neilson "NORMAL is a dark, unblinking plunge into the nether regions of human depravity. It is not for the faint of heart." - BroadwayWorld
The West Coast Premiere of NORMAL by Anthony Neilson "NORMAL is a dark, unblinking plunge into the nether regions of human depravity. It is not for the faint of heart." - BroadwayWorld

CALCULATIONS

comedy · fake id productions · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The audience is invited into the minds and behaviors of three women in a very regimented workplace, and what calculating means to all of them.
The audience is invited into the minds and behaviors of three women in a very regimented workplace, and what calculating means to all of them.