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INGERSOLL SPEAKS!

solo performance · lean dog mean dog productions · Ages 12+ · United States of America
“INGERSOLL SPEAKS!” THE GREATEST AMERICAN YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF. Robert Ingersoll (1833-1899) the most influential intellectual in American history, and its most outspoken foe of religion. Adapted and performed by Ernest Kearney "Out My Window" (2015) & "My Alamo War" (2016)
“INGERSOLL SPEAKS!” THE GREATEST AMERICAN YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF. Robert Ingersoll (1833-1899) the most influential intellectual in American history, and its most outspoken foe of religion. Adapted and performed by Ernest Kearney "Out My Window" (2015) & "My Alamo War" (2016)

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.

NICAEA

ensemble theatre · independent · Ages 12+ · United States of America
A fourth-century political thriller centered on the early Christian church at the Council of Nicaea. Christianity's origin story: theology, blackmail, and lies.
A fourth-century political thriller centered on the early Christian church at the Council of Nicaea. Christianity's origin story: theology, blackmail, and lies.

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?

ENCORE WINNER: WILLY'S LIL VIRGIN QUEEN

solo performance · terra taylor knudson & olio theatre works · Ages 15+ · 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!

MARY'S MEDICINE

red flag media productions · Ages 10+ · 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.

SECRET HONOR - THE LAST TESTAMENT OF RICHARD M. NIXON

solo performance · bootcamp productions · Ages 14+ · 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.

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.

MARTHA WASHINGTON KILLED A REDCOAT

comedy · vanilla quesadilla · Ages 13+ · United States of America
On the night of the Boston Tea Party, Martha Washington killed a British solider. This is the previously unknown (and slightly untrue) story of how the wives of Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Franklin banded together to protect themselves and their country.
On the night of the Boston Tea Party, Martha Washington killed a British solider. This is the previously unknown (and slightly untrue) story of how the wives of Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Franklin banded together to protect themselves and their country.

THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF DRAG IN A FEW MO-MO

solo performance · apt 3f · Ages 16+ · 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.

'TIL SUNDAY

solo performance · yolo! productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Based on real-life struggles of Cuban families that came to the United States in the early 1970s seeking political asylum, ’Til Sunday tackles issues relevant in our national discourse today.
Based on real-life struggles of Cuban families that came to the United States in the early 1970s seeking political asylum, ’Til Sunday tackles issues relevant in our national discourse today.

CHARLATAN: SECRETS OF THE VICTORIAN PSYCHICS

cabaret & variety · scalding tea productions · ★★★★★ · Ages 12+ · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
A bold evening of mesmerism, clairvoyance, and thought-reading straight from the Victorian parlour! British scientist and sceptic Dr Mark Gasson demonstrates how the most prevalent myths of the Victorian psychics still define what we believe is possible and even challenge our very sense of reality.
A bold evening of mesmerism, clairvoyance, and thought-reading straight from the Victorian parlour! British scientist and sceptic Dr Mark Gasson demonstrates how the most prevalent myths of the Victorian psychics still define what we believe is possible and even challenge our very sense of reality.

AN EVENING WITH JOHN WILKES BOOTH

solo performance · loyd j. schwartz · Ages 12+ · United States of America
History tells us that John Wilkes Booth was the evilest of men. He may well have been a villain, but he was also human, and his story demands to be told.
History tells us that John Wilkes Booth was the evilest of men. He may well have been a villain, but he was also human, and his story demands to be told.

A HARMONY BOYS CHRISTMAS

musicals and operas · go theatrics · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Nobody spreads Christmas Cheer all over your face quite like legendary singing sensations and amateur turtleneck models The Harmony Boys in this raunchy 1960's ode to holiday specials of yore.
Nobody spreads Christmas Cheer all over your face quite like legendary singing sensations and amateur turtleneck models The Harmony Boys in this raunchy 1960's ode to holiday specials of yore.