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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.

FEEDING TIME

theatre · play in the box · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Two RVs are parked on an empty lot on a street a few blocks from the sea. Living in one is a crusty veteran in search of peace. The other houses an elusive woman. Their attempt at romance is set within the counter-culture life-style of RV dwellers and their reasons to keep ‘rolling.’
Two RVs are parked on an empty lot on a street a few blocks from the sea. Living in one is a crusty veteran in search of peace. The other houses an elusive woman. Their attempt at romance is set within the counter-culture life-style of RV dwellers and their reasons to keep ‘rolling.’

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.

MIXED PERSONALITY DISORDERS

theatre · david michael taylor · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Mental illness was never so much fun as in MIXED PERSONALITY DISORDERS, a world premiere solo show by David Michael Taylor. Born into a family of maniacs, raised by the TV, and unprepared for life in the real world, his tale of trauma and triumph makes this the feel-good feel-bad play of the year.
Mental illness was never so much fun as in MIXED PERSONALITY DISORDERS, a world premiere solo show by David Michael Taylor. Born into a family of maniacs, raised by the TV, and unprepared for life in the real world, his tale of trauma and triumph makes this the feel-good feel-bad play of the year.

SISTER CITIES

theatre · the stage theatre inc. · Ages 15+ · United States
"Sister Cities" by Colette Freedman. Four estranged sisters return to their childhood home for what appears to be a wake; yet, what turns into a family drama that will unearth old animosities and new secrets that will change them forever. Watch our trailer on YouTube: http://youtu.be/80Y83hAPSoM
"Sister Cities" by Colette Freedman. Four estranged sisters return to their childhood home for what appears to be a wake; yet, what turns into a family drama that will unearth old animosities and new secrets that will change them forever. Watch our trailer on YouTube: http://youtu.be/80Y83hAPSoM

FIERCE: INTERVENTIONS

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · family friendly · United States
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of three hilarious short pieces all about when it's time to tell the harsh truths. BANANA INTERVENTION by Jeremy Kehoe, THE END OF THE LINE by Mona Deutsch Miller, and CLOUDS REST by Nancy Beverly.
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of three hilarious short pieces all about when it's time to tell the harsh truths. BANANA INTERVENTION by Jeremy Kehoe, THE END OF THE LINE by Mona Deutsch Miller, and CLOUDS REST by Nancy Beverly.

EDGAR ALLAN POE MUST DIE! A WRITER'S JOURNEY

comedy · foxy saboo · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · United States
Yes, Edgar Allan Poe is alive and he's a very bad guy. Not only does he steal the souls from young writers but he's also destroying Hollywood at the same time.
Yes, Edgar Allan Poe is alive and he's a very bad guy. Not only does he steal the souls from young writers but he's also destroying Hollywood at the same time.

D IS FOR DOG

theatre · rogue artists ensemble · Ages 12+ · flashing lights · United States
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.

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)

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.

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.

THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC 2013 (CLOSED)

comedy · big guns big tobacco · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
In 1955 two female Negro performers, a burlesquer with more dreams than talent and an illusionist whose act is less than magical, form an unlikely friendship in their hilarious struggle to get booked at the Moulin Rouge, Las Vegas' first integrated casino.
In 1955 two female Negro performers, a burlesquer with more dreams than talent and an illusionist whose act is less than magical, form an unlikely friendship in their hilarious struggle to get booked at the Moulin Rouge, Las Vegas' first integrated casino.

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."

THE FOOL AND THE RED QUEEN

theatre · padua playwrights productions, inc. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
In his newest play, legendary poet-playwright Murray Mednick experiments with archetypes to explore human nature & the process of theater. Gary, a down-on-his-luck actor, finds himself at a nightmarish audition where we, the audience, discover the magical ability of theater to create new realities.
In his newest play, legendary poet-playwright Murray Mednick experiments with archetypes to explore human nature & the process of theater. Gary, a down-on-his-luck actor, finds himself at a nightmarish audition where we, the audience, discover the magical ability of theater to create new realities.