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DEAR JEFF: A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT SUICIDE & DOMESTIC ABUSE

musicals and operas · good shows · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · 55 mins · United States of America
Based on her true story, DEAR JEFF is a one-woman musical with original songs written and performed by Callie Ott. Produced by Conor Hanney.
Based on her true story, DEAR JEFF is a one-woman musical with original songs written and performed by Callie Ott. Produced by Conor Hanney.

THE BACKLINERS

comedy · the backliners · United States of America
The Backliners are an up-and-coming improv team! They envision a world where improv has become a widely accepted and sought after form of entertainment. The team has sold out shows in venues such as Room 41, Secret Rose Theater and Flappers Comedy Club. Let's have a laugh!
The Backliners are an up-and-coming improv team! They envision a world where improv has become a widely accepted and sought after form of entertainment. The team has sold out shows in venues such as Room 41, Secret Rose Theater and Flappers Comedy Club. Let's have a laugh!

45 MILLIGRAMS

comedy · enk · Ages 13+ · 33 mins · United States of America
Two room mates in a mental institution complain to their doctor about an imaginary man.
Two room mates in a mental institution complain to their doctor about an imaginary man.

YES. NO. MAYBE.

ensemble theatre · pre-mortem prods · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
What would you do for a million dollars? What would you do for someone you love? Thorne & his wife Fleur find themselves in a modern day twist of the Indecent Proposal scenario. Yes, people are being targeted by sexual predators, but what about the people who consciously use sex to get ahead?
What would you do for a million dollars? What would you do for someone you love? Thorne & his wife Fleur find themselves in a modern day twist of the Indecent Proposal scenario. Yes, people are being targeted by sexual predators, but what about the people who consciously use sex to get ahead?

WHAT? A STORY SHOW

ensemble theatre · pop-up theater · Ages 8+ · world premiere · United States of America
each real story starts and stops as they intersect, interact & intertwine. performers come into and act out each other's stories.
each real story starts and stops as they intersect, interact & intertwine. performers come into and act out each other's stories.

BUSHWICK

ensemble theatre · the bear's pursuit · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Skip, Lexi, and Byron gotta find a sublet and they gotta find it fast. When an unsuspecting guest shows up, their hopes and dreams for the perfect roommate goes mysteriously awry.
Skip, Lexi, and Byron gotta find a sublet and they gotta find it fast. When an unsuspecting guest shows up, their hopes and dreams for the perfect roommate goes mysteriously awry.

TO RICHARD!

ensemble theatre · pale horse craft · world premiere · 70 mins · United States of America
An older white lady and a younger Latino man cross paths in the woods of Connecticut. Chaos ensues. Hilarity abounds. There may be hugging.
An older white lady and a younger Latino man cross paths in the woods of Connecticut. Chaos ensues. Hilarity abounds. There may be hugging.

INVITATION TO LOVE...AND DEATH

comedy · atomic rapture · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 75 mins · United States of America
In this world premiere dark comedy, hit reality show "Invitation to Love" is an unlikely cross between The Bachelor & American Idol: male & female "Love Guests" participate in talent competitions to stay to win a proposal from the bisexual "Love Host". Suddenly, it's targeted by a serial killer…
In this world premiere dark comedy, hit reality show "Invitation to Love" is an unlikely cross between The Bachelor & American Idol: male & female "Love Guests" participate in talent competitions to stay to win a proposal from the bisexual "Love Host". Suddenly, it's targeted by a serial killer…

THE MAYOR'S DEBATE OF TRANQUILITY, NEBRASKA

comedy · rah productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
"A comedy as dark as this town's secrets..." The forced civility at a small town Mayor's debate cracks as the shallow and petty candidates dig deep on property taxes and parking meters, cracks that begin to reveal a secret horror that has paralyzed the town.
"A comedy as dark as this town's secrets..." The forced civility at a small town Mayor's debate cracks as the shallow and petty candidates dig deep on property taxes and parking meters, cracks that begin to reveal a secret horror that has paralyzed the town.

TRANSFERENCE

comedy · artepollo productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 55 mins · United States of America
A woman awakens from hypnotherapy and remembers all of her past lives. And that her therapist has been the love of her life in every lifetime. Transference tells the story of a woman hoping to get it right, and that this life won't end in one of their deaths.
A woman awakens from hypnotherapy and remembers all of her past lives. And that her therapist has been the love of her life in every lifetime. Transference tells the story of a woman hoping to get it right, and that this life won't end in one of their deaths.

THE MASHER

ensemble theatre · grace jasmine productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.
Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.

THE ATHEIST

solo performance · the atheist play la · Ages 18+ · one person show · 100 mins · United States of America
The Atheist is a satirical play about catching the perfect front-page headline, whatever the cost.
The Atheist is a satirical play about catching the perfect front-page headline, whatever the cost.

POCKETMON! A PARODY MUSICAL

musicals and operas · the bardic bastards · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
On the morning of his 13th birthday, fledgling trainer Soot Snag'em sets off on a heartwarming and wickedly funny journey to achieve Pocketmon mastery.
On the morning of his 13th birthday, fledgling trainer Soot Snag'em sets off on a heartwarming and wickedly funny journey to achieve Pocketmon mastery.

TREASON

ensemble theatre · bear elegance · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 70 mins · United States of America
On a ranch in Nevada, Grant Wilson rules a micronation through empty shows of power and ridiculous propaganda, with his family as his only subjects. When his son takes the mission too far and his daughter questions everything, Grant fights for power in the face of family, country, and reality.
On a ranch in Nevada, Grant Wilson rules a micronation through empty shows of power and ridiculous propaganda, with his family as his only subjects. When his son takes the mission too far and his daughter questions everything, Grant fights for power in the face of family, country, and reality.

HELL'S KITTY

musicals and operas · new musicals inc · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 90 mins · United States of America
a musicalized version of the hit Amazon Prime comedy horror movie about a Hollywood writer and his possessed pussycat.
a musicalized version of the hit Amazon Prime comedy horror movie about a Hollywood writer and his possessed pussycat.

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