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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.

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.

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

solo performance · the art of acting studio · Ages 13+ · 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.

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?

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.

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 TOMB

ensemble theatre · 1962 productions · Ages 18+ · 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+ · 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!

INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL

solo performance · saucer & cup productions · Ages 12+ · 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.

'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.

THE SACRED BEASTS

comedy · n/a · Ages 16+ · United States of America
The booze and resentment-soaked real life friendship of Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles is conjured in three scenes spanning three decades with the besotted wordsmiths played by different actors in each stage of their lives. Claim your ringside seat as these fists of genius at last come to blows.
The booze and resentment-soaked real life friendship of Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles is conjured in three scenes spanning three decades with the besotted wordsmiths played by different actors in each stage of their lives. Claim your ringside seat as these fists of genius at last come to blows.

JACK THE RIPPERS MISTRESS

ensemble theatre · cynthia asmar · United States of America
The worlds unsolved murders.... What if they were at the hands of one man.... An immortal man. A man driven by his own madness. Or was it the woman who loved him? The innocence he could not escape. She tells her story... Her life of being, Jack the Rippers mistress
The worlds unsolved murders.... What if they were at the hands of one man.... An immortal man. A man driven by his own madness. Or was it the woman who loved him? The innocence he could not escape. She tells her story... Her life of being, Jack the Rippers mistress

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.

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.

THE KING'S LANGUAGE

ensemble theatre · yejin-ham productions · Ages 12+ · 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.