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NARCISSUS & ECHO

mount olympus · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Narcissus & Echo is a dark comedy exploring the water shortage through music, movement, and Greek mythology.
Narcissus & Echo is a dark comedy exploring the water shortage through music, movement, and Greek mythology.

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.

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.

DARK ARTS

comedy · the ichabod's cranium players · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
VEEP meets HOUSE OF CARDS as crisis PR firm Klein & St. Jude battle dark forces, and themselves, to rescue a woman’s company from a conspiracy to crush her. Buzz feed's #1 Most Anticipated Fringe Play! Don't miss secret immersive prelude/finale.Details: www.darkartsplay.com
VEEP meets HOUSE OF CARDS as crisis PR firm Klein & St. Jude battle dark forces, and themselves, to rescue a woman’s company from a conspiracy to crush her. Buzz feed's #1 Most Anticipated Fringe Play! Don't miss secret immersive prelude/finale.Details: www.darkartsplay.com

THREE CAN KEEP A SECRET

ensemble theatre · theatre unleashed · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
It was supposed to be an easy score. Whack the mark. Stage the scene. Take the money. Retire to Cabo. That's how it was supposed to go down. But for poor Moose and Sonny, a really bad night is only just beginning... An interactive comedic thriller where your choices decide who gets away with murder.
It was supposed to be an easy score. Whack the mark. Stage the scene. Take the money. Retire to Cabo. That's how it was supposed to go down. But for poor Moose and Sonny, a really bad night is only just beginning... An interactive comedic thriller where your choices decide who gets away with murder.

THANKSGIVING

comedy · samovar subway ensemble · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
THANKSGIVING (a dysfunctional family comedy) 

 Chloe Patterson has invited her perfect fiancé to what she will make sure is the perfect Thanksgiving, despite her very imperfect family. She's provided for every possible contingency... except the unexpected guest: a Las Vegas stripper. 


THANKSGIVING (a dysfunctional family comedy) 

 Chloe Patterson has invited her perfect fiancé to what she will make sure is the perfect Thanksgiving, despite her very imperfect family. She's provided for every possible contingency... except the unexpected guest: a Las Vegas stripper. 



WIGS

ensemble theatre · millions of maps productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Two preteen girls locked in a room for years have invented coded languages and ritualistic acts to survive, appease their captor, and orchestrate their escape. Might they escape him tonight??
Two preteen girls locked in a room for years have invented coded languages and ritualistic acts to survive, appease their captor, and orchestrate their escape. Might they escape him tonight??

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.

A VOID

kirsten kearse · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Sick of it all but too afraid to call it quits for real? Weigh the pros and cons of cryogenically freezing yourself for a month, a year, or at least until whatever you're trying to avoid is a thing of the past.
Sick of it all but too afraid to call it quits for real? Weigh the pros and cons of cryogenically freezing yourself for a month, a year, or at least until whatever you're trying to avoid is a thing of the past.

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.

SHATTERED

solo performance · diana varco productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
After a life-changing event shatters a young woman's world, she must examine how her past experiences have shaped her views on sex, sexuality and relationships. Mature material explored. Parental guidance suggested.
After a life-changing event shatters a young woman's world, she must examine how her past experiences have shaped her views on sex, sexuality and relationships. Mature material explored. Parental guidance suggested.

URBAN THEATRE MOVEMENT PRESENTS: URBAN UNREST

urban theatre movement · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Urban Theatre Movement presents Urban Unrest: a series of original one act plays ranging from the absurd to the surreal, creatively tied together by fusing elements of spoken word, movement, and music. Urban Unrest features some of the founding voices of Urban Theatre Movement.
Urban Theatre Movement presents Urban Unrest: a series of original one act plays ranging from the absurd to the surreal, creatively tied together by fusing elements of spoken word, movement, and music. Urban Unrest features some of the founding voices of Urban Theatre Movement.

THE FAGGOT KING OR THE TROUBLESOME REIGN OF EDWARD II

ensemble theatre · the school of night · Ages 17+ · United States of America
The School of Night gets medieval on your ass with a raucous blend of song, sex, spectacle, horror, gender-swapping, clashing steel and versified bombast such as only the most controversial playwright in the English-language canon could conjure.
The School of Night gets medieval on your ass with a raucous blend of song, sex, spectacle, horror, gender-swapping, clashing steel and versified bombast such as only the most controversial playwright in the English-language canon could conjure.

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.

BACHELORETTE BY LESLYE HEADLAND

comedy · twin coasts · Ages 17+ · United States of America
What if the mean girls from high school were still mean girls ten years later? Throw together the night before a wedding, plenty of booze and drugs, old wounds and resentment and you have a wickedly cruel comedy about female friendship and growing up in an age of excess.
What if the mean girls from high school were still mean girls ten years later? Throw together the night before a wedding, plenty of booze and drugs, old wounds and resentment and you have a wickedly cruel comedy about female friendship and growing up in an age of excess.