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PORTRAITS: ICONS UNVEILED

solo performance · art of acting studio · Ages 10+ · United States of America
An evening of two one-woman shows based on the lives of historic icons Lucille Ball and Zelda Fitzgerald.
An evening of two one-woman shows based on the lives of historic icons Lucille Ball and Zelda Fitzgerald.

FAIR

ensemble theatre · wishbone theatre collective · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Fair is an ensemble developed play that tells the true story of the murderess, Laura D. Fair, who shot and killed her lover in broad day light in 1871. Will she be judged for the crime she committed or for her unwillingness to accept what it means to be female in the Victorian West?
Fair is an ensemble developed play that tells the true story of the murderess, Laura D. Fair, who shot and killed her lover in broad day light in 1871. Will she be judged for the crime she committed or for her unwillingness to accept what it means to be female in the Victorian West?

THE TOMB

ensemble theatre · 1962 productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Before there was a church, there was The Tomb. The true story of a young Egyptian who imprisoned himself in a tomb to learn the truth about the Resurrection.
Before there was a church, there was The Tomb. The true story of a young Egyptian who imprisoned himself in a tomb to learn the truth about the Resurrection.

ENCORE WINNER: WILLY'S LIL VIRGIN QUEEN

solo performance · terra taylor knudson & olio theatre works · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States of America
It's a madcap, captivating romp when Willy Shakespeare and his leading ladies teach a 20th Century girl how to skip the prince and be a Queen!
It's a madcap, captivating romp when Willy Shakespeare and his leading ladies teach a 20th Century girl how to skip the prince and be a Queen!

THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF DRAG IN A FEW MO-MO

solo performance · apt 3f · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
Memories play and stray in this new solo show. Backstage at a drag show, Auntie, an old diva, teaches a newbie her fabulous lineage, from ancient times to current affairs, a resilient race of glitter, tucking and throat throttling reality. Auntie’s endowment: a birthright. Her stories: hysterical.
Memories play and stray in this new solo show. Backstage at a drag show, Auntie, an old diva, teaches a newbie her fabulous lineage, from ancient times to current affairs, a resilient race of glitter, tucking and throat throttling reality. Auntie’s endowment: a birthright. Her stories: hysterical.

MARY'S MEDICINE

red flag media productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
"Mary's Medicine" tells the true story of Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole. A woman who practices unconventional medicine during a controversial time. Despite being a decorated hero of the Crimean War history forgot her amazing life and legacy. Now her incredible story will finally be told.
"Mary's Medicine" tells the true story of Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole. A woman who practices unconventional medicine during a controversial time. Despite being a decorated hero of the Crimean War history forgot her amazing life and legacy. Now her incredible story will finally be told.

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.

FROM BEYOND: JOHN W BOOTH, IDA B WELLS, & THE MANSON FAMILY

solo performance · the art of acting studio · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America
These three original pieces were written, directed and performed by the recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Conservatory. Developed during the 2017 Professional Conservatory Class solo show project, each is an artistic exploration of the life of a notable personality throughout history.
These three original pieces were written, directed and performed by the recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Conservatory. Developed during the 2017 Professional Conservatory Class solo show project, each is an artistic exploration of the life of a notable personality throughout history.

THE GIRL WHO JUMPED OFF THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN

Solo Show · hartstone-kitney productions and black box live: from australia · Ages 12+ · one person show · Australia
An aspiring actress clutches the Hollywood sign, charting a path through Hollywood's forgotten histories to decide her fate. She has only ever wanted one thing: to be a STAR. “Masterfully written and performed” (TheClothesline) ★★★★★ WINNER Producers Encore & TVolution Best Solo Show (Female) Awards
An aspiring actress clutches the Hollywood sign, charting a path through Hollywood's forgotten histories to decide her fate. She has only ever wanted one thing: to be a STAR. “Masterfully written and performed” (TheClothesline) ★★★★★ WINNER Producers Encore & TVolution Best Solo Show (Female) Awards

INSUPPRESSIBLE: THE UNAUTHORIZED LEAH REMINI STORY

musicals and operas · tbd · Ages 12+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
A Musical Fantasia about a girl who becomes a woman by tearing apart a billion dollar organization.
A Musical Fantasia about a girl who becomes a woman by tearing apart a billion dollar organization.

BONNIE AND CLYDE

ensemble theatre · who's there? theatre · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Adam Peck - 'Bonnie and Clyde' - "We have chosen to live lives less ordinary" - a brand new production based on the final hours of America's iconic outlaw couple.
Adam Peck - 'Bonnie and Clyde' - "We have chosen to live lives less ordinary" - a brand new production based on the final hours of America's iconic outlaw couple.

TALKING WITH ANGELS: BUDAPEST, 1943

solo performance · duse studio productions · Ages 12+ · family friendly · one person show · United States of America
A TRUE STORY WITH A MESSAGE OF HOPE AND PURPOSE! Whether you believe in angels or not, the channeled messages transcribed by 4 Hungarian artists are a wake-up call to anyone experiencing the disbelief and despair that ordinary citizens feel when suddenly confronted with corrupt political leadership.
A TRUE STORY WITH A MESSAGE OF HOPE AND PURPOSE! Whether you believe in angels or not, the channeled messages transcribed by 4 Hungarian artists are a wake-up call to anyone experiencing the disbelief and despair that ordinary citizens feel when suddenly confronted with corrupt political leadership.

THE KING'S LANGUAGE

ensemble theatre · yejin-ham productions · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
The story of a king that flows to the beats of a Korean drum anchored by dialogue, song and movement. Spoken in English with a peppering of Korean, this historical dramedy crosses culture to speak about a fundamental human tool with whimsy.
The story of a king that flows to the beats of a Korean drum anchored by dialogue, song and movement. Spoken in English with a peppering of Korean, this historical dramedy crosses culture to speak about a fundamental human tool with whimsy.

INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL

solo performance · saucer & cup productions · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
Harriet Jacobs spent 7 years hiding out in a crawl space in her grandmother's attic. In 1861, she published her story. This solo performance brings to life her captivating words of resistance, hope and freedom.
Harriet Jacobs spent 7 years hiding out in a crawl space in her grandmother's attic. In 1861, she published her story. This solo performance brings to life her captivating words of resistance, hope and freedom.

SECRET HONOR - THE LAST TESTAMENT OF RICHARD M. NIXON

solo performance · bootcamp productions · Ages 14+ · one person show · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ghosts and paranoia fuel the alcoholic reflections of a fallen and discredited US President in this remarkable one-man show. A searing interrogation of the Nixon mystique and an audacious depiction of unchecked paranoia.
Ghosts and paranoia fuel the alcoholic reflections of a fallen and discredited US President in this remarkable one-man show. A searing interrogation of the Nixon mystique and an audacious depiction of unchecked paranoia.