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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.

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.

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.

LADIES IN WAITING: THE JUDGEMENT OF HENRY VIII

ensemble theatre · tier 5 theatre project · Ages 12+ · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
What's a Tudor monarch to do when he has to face his six wives in the afterlife? The Edinburgh Fringe SELL OUT, smash hit makes its US Debut! Through humour, heartbreak, and hubris, Henry VIII comes face to face with what his legacy has become: one entirely defined by women.
What's a Tudor monarch to do when he has to face his six wives in the afterlife? The Edinburgh Fringe SELL OUT, smash hit makes its US Debut! Through humour, heartbreak, and hubris, Henry VIII comes face to face with what his legacy has become: one entirely defined by women.

THE GOOD GIRL

comedy · bandun · Ages 16+ · Australia
She has one job: to care for an elite robot prostitute. He is the maintenance man who repairs it. Life for both of them has been simple and regulated. Until now. The Good Girl is a black comedy set in the future. It’s about sex and ambition and getting ahead. Whatever it takes.
She has one job: to care for an elite robot prostitute. He is the maintenance man who repairs it. Life for both of them has been simple and regulated. Until now. The Good Girl is a black comedy set in the future. It’s about sex and ambition and getting ahead. Whatever it takes.

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.

METALHEAD

musicals and operas · grabby productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
A folk rock musical about robots and the human people who hate them
A folk rock musical about robots and the human people who hate them

IF YOU SEEK AMY

cabaret & variety · eye roll productions · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
IF YOU SEEK AMY: or the true confessions of a tragic sex addict as told through the music of Amy Winehouse is the chronicle of the misadventures of Cooper Howell told in song and spoken word, of his journey from Mormon Missionary to a Sex Crazed Megalomaniac to finding the power of self acceptance.
IF YOU SEEK AMY: or the true confessions of a tragic sex addict as told through the music of Amy Winehouse is the chronicle of the misadventures of Cooper Howell told in song and spoken word, of his journey from Mormon Missionary to a Sex Crazed Megalomaniac to finding the power of self acceptance.

APATHY KILLED THE CAT

n/a · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
Colin is a neurotic playwright whose mother and cat are on the verge of death. Seeking solace, he chronicles his entire life into an 826-page play that no one is ever meant to read. When his girlfriend and brothers discover the play, Colin is forced to confront the dark secrets contained within.
Colin is a neurotic playwright whose mother and cat are on the verge of death. Seeking solace, he chronicles his entire life into an 826-page play that no one is ever meant to read. When his girlfriend and brothers discover the play, Colin is forced to confront the dark secrets contained within.

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.

HOT COMBS, HOMEGIRLS,&HOMICIDES

immersive theatre · nina childs productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
2 women with dreams to ruin the world, a not so special tween, a motivational speaker on the edge, a killer beautician and a gossip columnist that becomes a cautionary headline are just a few of the whacky characters you will meet in this colorful sketch show written and directed by Nina Childs .
2 women with dreams to ruin the world, a not so special tween, a motivational speaker on the edge, a killer beautician and a gossip columnist that becomes a cautionary headline are just a few of the whacky characters you will meet in this colorful sketch show written and directed by Nina Childs .

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.

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.

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