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SPEED MERCHANT (OF VENICE)

theatre · action! theatre company · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States
A 90-minute version of Shakespeare's play - drawing on influences from corporate gangsterism and reality television. Directed by Tiger Reel and adapted by Tiger Reel and Jack Young.
A 90-minute version of Shakespeare's play - drawing on influences from corporate gangsterism and reality television. Directed by Tiger Reel and adapted by Tiger Reel and Jack Young.

DOOMSDAY CABARET! A ROCK MUSICAL OF APOCALYPTIC PROPORTIONS

musicals and operas · orgasmico theatre company · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
It's December 21, 2012, the date the Hopi, the Egyptians and Nostradamus and others said the world would to end. An eclectic group of apocalyptic-obsessed freaks and geeks assemble in San Bernardino's Community Center to rock their theories, hawk books and maybe even get laid before it's over.
It's December 21, 2012, the date the Hopi, the Egyptians and Nostradamus and others said the world would to end. An eclectic group of apocalyptic-obsessed freaks and geeks assemble in San Bernardino's Community Center to rock their theories, hawk books and maybe even get laid before it's over.

THE TWISTED LIFE OF MINDYA12

film · micro-100 production · United States
The Twisted Life of Mindya12 is a documentary that examines the vlogs/youtube videos made by Mindy Reed. A single woman in her forties, Mindy felt that she was disappearing and in transition after a recent divorce, she seeks to find herself and questions her actions, thoughts and beliefs.
The Twisted Life of Mindya12 is a documentary that examines the vlogs/youtube videos made by Mindy Reed. A single woman in her forties, Mindy felt that she was disappearing and in transition after a recent divorce, she seeks to find herself and questions her actions, thoughts and beliefs.

DIARY OF A SOCIOPATHIC FREAKAZOID

theatre · brooklyn studio lab · Ages 18+ · United Kingdom
Diary of a Sociopathic Freakazoid is an experimental theatrical experience where we dive into the black heart and mind of a New York sociopath using theatrical, musical and installation elements.Written and Directed by Richard Crawford and starring Zoe Rosario, Ruthie Stephens and Bertrand Roy.
Diary of a Sociopathic Freakazoid is an experimental theatrical experience where we dive into the black heart and mind of a New York sociopath using theatrical, musical and installation elements.Written and Directed by Richard Crawford and starring Zoe Rosario, Ruthie Stephens and Bertrand Roy.

THIS VICIOUS MINUTE

solo performance · bam · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
"This Vicious Minute" is the raw, autobiographical account of one man's battle with self-injury. It is a story about love, addiction and finding the strength to live the only moment we have - this present, this precious, this vicious minute.
"This Vicious Minute" is the raw, autobiographical account of one man's battle with self-injury. It is a story about love, addiction and finding the strength to live the only moment we have - this present, this precious, this vicious minute.

CYCLES

theatre · theatre asylum / combined artform · Ages 16+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
50min. drama @ a Boston fitness club by Robert Litz & dir. by Stefan Lysenko:Buzz(30)a real estate broker. Jake (65)real estate player. Buzz grew up in a tenement that burned down, killing his dad. Jake was the building owner. Buzz thinks it was arson and blames Jake.
50min. drama @ a Boston fitness club by Robert Litz & dir. by Stefan Lysenko:Buzz(30)a real estate broker. Jake (65)real estate player. Buzz grew up in a tenement that burned down, killing his dad. Jake was the building owner. Buzz thinks it was arson and blames Jake.

FOUR CLOWNS

comedy · four clowns · Ages 15+ · United States
Multi-award-winning, nationally touring 4 Clowns is a physical, musical & emotional journey into what it is to be human. Follow 4 clowns - sad, mischievous, angry & nervous - as they tell their tales of woe & elation from childhood to adulthood we discover that they are all the same...and so are we.
Multi-award-winning, nationally touring 4 Clowns is a physical, musical & emotional journey into what it is to be human. Follow 4 clowns - sad, mischievous, angry & nervous - as they tell their tales of woe & elation from childhood to adulthood we discover that they are all the same...and so are we.

I AM NOT MY MAMMA

theatre · stella georgia productions · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
"I Am Not My Mamma" Is a One woman serio-comedy. The show is a coming of age story about the trials and tribulations of a Hollywood commercial queen journey to avoid being like her mother!
"I Am Not My Mamma" Is a One woman serio-comedy. The show is a coming of age story about the trials and tribulations of a Hollywood commercial queen journey to avoid being like her mother!

PAT BURTSCHER'S PATOPOTAMOOSE

comedy · patopotamoose defence league · Ages 16+ · family friendly · flashing lights · one person show · Canada
What the heck's a Patopotomoose? It's a title. You don't like it? You do a show and call it whatever the hell you want. This standup comedy show is called Patopotomoose. Deal with it. Pat Burtscher will address any further issues you may have at the actual show. He is Canadian.
What the heck's a Patopotomoose? It's a title. You don't like it? You do a show and call it whatever the hell you want. This standup comedy show is called Patopotomoose. Deal with it. Pat Burtscher will address any further issues you may have at the actual show. He is Canadian.

ANACONDA

theatre · pink oil productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · Australia
Anaconda is a play that takes an honest look at the aftermath of bullying and the search for redemption. Two people have the chance to mend the wounds of the past at the expense of their futures. If you had everything you ever wanted, would you risk it all to be forgiven?
Anaconda is a play that takes an honest look at the aftermath of bullying and the search for redemption. Two people have the chance to mend the wounds of the past at the expense of their futures. If you had everything you ever wanted, would you risk it all to be forgiven?

SONGS FROM JENNIFER ANISTON STOLE MY LIFE

cabaret & variety · image & likeness · Ages 5+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
A song, a dance, an mc, a couple a laughs - what could be bad? Take four characters from a sitcom with a heart o' gold, put them in a Sam Shepard play, and sprinkle in some arsenic. Come see five minutes from the sparkling, new play, "Jennifer Aniston Stole My Life."
A song, a dance, an mc, a couple a laughs - what could be bad? Take four characters from a sitcom with a heart o' gold, put them in a Sam Shepard play, and sprinkle in some arsenic. Come see five minutes from the sparkling, new play, "Jennifer Aniston Stole My Life."

RICHARD PARKER

theatre · darkman/fringe management · Ages 14+ · family friendly · United Kingdom
Two men travelling by boat become irrevocably linked at the crossroads of fate and coincidence. They find themselves forced to defend their starkly contrasting world views from attack by the other as the play builds to an unexpected and shattering denouement. "Clever and compelling."(The Scotsman)
Two men travelling by boat become irrevocably linked at the crossroads of fate and coincidence. They find themselves forced to defend their starkly contrasting world views from attack by the other as the play builds to an unexpected and shattering denouement. "Clever and compelling."(The Scotsman)

NO BOUNDARYS

theatre · waitergonebad productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
No Boundarys is about life, death and camping. Mostly life, some death, and a lot of camping. After a long day canoeing in the Boundary Waters, there's nothing better than sitting by a fire under the stars, drinking scotch and telling stories of bears and loons, gamblers, drinkers, and dreamers.
No Boundarys is about life, death and camping. Mostly life, some death, and a lot of camping. After a long day canoeing in the Boundary Waters, there's nothing better than sitting by a fire under the stars, drinking scotch and telling stories of bears and loons, gamblers, drinkers, and dreamers.

TOMAHAWK

theatre · fringe festival players · Ages 12+ · United States
“Tomahawk,” a play by James Domine, mixes episodes of love, war, lust and betrayal into a counterpoint of governmental subterfuge, police brutality, missing beer and drunken buffoonery as the conflicting emotions of youth evolve into the delusional quandary of middle-age.
“Tomahawk,” a play by James Domine, mixes episodes of love, war, lust and betrayal into a counterpoint of governmental subterfuge, police brutality, missing beer and drunken buffoonery as the conflicting emotions of youth evolve into the delusional quandary of middle-age.

AUTUMN AND OTHER PLAYS

theatre · parking lot theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Autumn and other play is a collect of three one act plays from up and coming playwright Peter Hsieh. These which, also include 'The Long and Lonely Howl' and 'TimeCode Rewind' explore many different subjects through comedy, drama, and surrealism.
Autumn and other play is a collect of three one act plays from up and coming playwright Peter Hsieh. These which, also include 'The Long and Lonely Howl' and 'TimeCode Rewind' explore many different subjects through comedy, drama, and surrealism.

TOBINCON

Actor and comedian Tobin Mitnick dives into the grotesque and hilarious world of online grifters with sketch and stand-up in order to show us that the game may have changed, but the players are all still here.

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Cave Girl the Musical

"Cave Girl The Musical will have you riveted from the moment [Glennis] bursts on the stage singing her heart out front and center.” - Carole D'andrea, original "Velma" West Side Story Broadway and Motion Picture casts