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THE DEATH OF SAM MOBEAN

ensemble theatre · orgasmico theatre company · Ages 10+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · 50 mins · United States of America
From 2015 TOP OF FRINGE winner Orgasmico: in the strange world of Sam Mobean, institutions of justice, religion, and marriage all get thrown ass-backwards into a web of absurdity and insanity. Only three things are certain: 1) Sam Mobean will die. 2) Sam Mobean is dead. 3) Long live Sam Mobean
From 2015 TOP OF FRINGE winner Orgasmico: in the strange world of Sam Mobean, institutions of justice, religion, and marriage all get thrown ass-backwards into a web of absurdity and insanity. Only three things are certain: 1) Sam Mobean will die. 2) Sam Mobean is dead. 3) Long live Sam Mobean

45 MILLIGRAMS

ensemble theatre · enk · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 33 mins · United States of America
Two roommates in a mental institution complain to their doctor about an imaginary man.
Two roommates in a mental institution complain to their doctor about an imaginary man.

THE MASHER

ensemble theatre · loud karma productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
The Masher is a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory. Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.
The Masher is a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory. Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.

PIT OF GOBLINS

solo performance · dean winkleson presents · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · 55 mins · United States of America
A madcap multi-media solo show about Wayne, an optimistic serial killer who, in order to avoid capture by a local sheriff, must feed his victims to a pit of goblins in the woods.
A madcap multi-media solo show about Wayne, an optimistic serial killer who, in order to avoid capture by a local sheriff, must feed his victims to a pit of goblins in the woods.

RORY & THE DEVIL

ensemble theatre · by david mcelwee · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 90 mins · United States of America
1973. Donegal. Welcome to Neil Friel's pub, by the border of Northern Ireland during the height of The Troubles.  Comfort is fading as visitors arrive to see Mary. Grab a drink & see if she can keep control of a precarious night as whiskey flows, tongues loosen, & tempers flare. RoryAndTheDevil.com
1973. Donegal. Welcome to Neil Friel's pub, by the border of Northern Ireland during the height of The Troubles.  Comfort is fading as visitors arrive to see Mary. Grab a drink & see if she can keep control of a precarious night as whiskey flows, tongues loosen, & tempers flare. RoryAndTheDevil.com

THE MAYOR'S DEBATE OF TRANQUILITY, NEBRASKA

comedy · rah productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 55 mins · United States of America
"A comedy as dark as this town's secrets..." The forced civility at a small town Mayor's debate shows cracks as the shallow and petty candidates dig deep on property taxes, parking meters and cupcake flavors, 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 shows cracks as the shallow and petty candidates dig deep on property taxes, parking meters and cupcake flavors, cracks that begin to reveal a secret horror that has paralyzed the town.

CRACK WHORE, BULIMIC, GIRL-NEXT-DOOR

ensemble theatre · roadkill productions · Ages 14+ · 68 mins · United States of America
A painfully funny look at body image, addiction, and the obsession with fitting into society’s ideal of beauty and thinness. A comedic romp through depression, eating disorders and self-loathing!
A painfully funny look at body image, addiction, and the obsession with fitting into society’s ideal of beauty and thinness. A comedic romp through depression, eating disorders and self-loathing!

2 FOR 1

solo performance · brown hill productionz · Ages 12+ · one person show · 80 mins · United States of America
2 FOR 1: Two hilarious one woman shows — for the price (and time) of one! Double the self-indulgence! Double the breakdowns! And twice you’ll ask — Is she ok? That's 2 FOR 1 on: Bellydance! Mild nudity! Sexualized dogs! Puppets! Ballet! Whipping! Eleganza! And NO safe words!
2 FOR 1: Two hilarious one woman shows — for the price (and time) of one! Double the self-indulgence! Double the breakdowns! And twice you’ll ask — Is she ok? That's 2 FOR 1 on: Bellydance! Mild nudity! Sexualized dogs! Puppets! Ballet! Whipping! Eleganza! And NO safe words!

HELL'S FINEST

immersive theatre · 237 productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · 45 mins · United States of America
The cult of Abaddon has a problem. The Angel of the Abyss, the figure with which they worship, is demanding a new leader. But not just anybody will qualify. Only the darkest, most demented contestants stand a chance at obtaining total power.
The cult of Abaddon has a problem. The Angel of the Abyss, the figure with which they worship, is demanding a new leader. But not just anybody will qualify. Only the darkest, most demented contestants stand a chance at obtaining total power.

MANDY PICKS A HUSBAND

solo performance · amanda broomell · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Beginning as an Instagram dating experiment, "Mandy Picks a Husband" goes live at The Actors Company! Almost 40 and totally single, Mandy takes us on a hilarious 60-minute rollercoaster ride as she unearths the magic elixir for her unmarried soul.
Beginning as an Instagram dating experiment, "Mandy Picks a Husband" goes live at The Actors Company! Almost 40 and totally single, Mandy takes us on a hilarious 60-minute rollercoaster ride as she unearths the magic elixir for her unmarried soul.

EXTRAORDINARY

solo performance · chambers stevens · Ages 14+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · 50 mins · United States of America
This one person comedy about a girl who is ExtraOrdinary. Meaning she is ‘extra’ ordinary. She doesn’t stand out in a crowd, in her family, at school or even on stage. But that’s what she loves – the stage! This comedy follows her life in the theater starting out in kindergarten.
This one person comedy about a girl who is ExtraOrdinary. Meaning she is ‘extra’ ordinary. She doesn’t stand out in a crowd, in her family, at school or even on stage. But that’s what she loves – the stage! This comedy follows her life in the theater starting out in kindergarten.

THE LIVING ROOM

comedy · dhali dati · Ages 13+ · 55 mins · United States of America
In a comedy of grief, these Accountants of Death work tirelessly to record the death toll. The occupational hazards wear on these two clowns as they learn the meaning of life and death. An absurd and physical jaunt brimming with existential phone calls, impaired dancing and the love of a goldfish. 
In a comedy of grief, these Accountants of Death work tirelessly to record the death toll. The occupational hazards wear on these two clowns as they learn the meaning of life and death. An absurd and physical jaunt brimming with existential phone calls, impaired dancing and the love of a goldfish.