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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.

JACK THE RIPPERS MISTRESS

ensemble theatre · cynthia asmar · world premiere · 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

AN EVENING WITH JOHN WILKES BOOTH

solo performance · loyd j. schwartz · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · 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.

NIGHTS AT THE ALGONQUIN ROUND TABLE

comedy · svi cine+media · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States of America
The Roaring 20’s come roaring back to life when Hollywood’s 3 Clubs is transformed into NY’s legendary Algonquin Hotel to host a literal – and literary – battle of wits among the brightest lights on Broadway in this new comedy of caustic quips and lethal wordplay from author Steven Vlasak.
The Roaring 20’s come roaring back to life when Hollywood’s 3 Clubs is transformed into NY’s legendary Algonquin Hotel to host a literal – and literary – battle of wits among the brightest lights on Broadway in this new comedy of caustic quips and lethal wordplay from author Steven Vlasak.

NICAEA

ensemble theatre · independent · Ages 12+ · world premiere · 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.

THE SACRED BEASTS

comedy · n/a · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 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.

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.

'TIL SUNDAY

solo performance · yolo! productions · Ages 13+ · one person show · 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.

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.

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.

THE GIRL WHO JUMPED OFF THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN

written & performed by joanne hartstone / presented by kadm productions · Ages 12+ · one person show · Australia
An Actress looks down from the 50 foot ‘H’. She has only ever wanted one thing: to be a star. A play with music about the quest for fame, inspired by Hollywood's Golden Age. “Masterful…Best piece of theatre this Fringe” (Kryztoff.com) ★★★★★ WINNER Made In Adelaide & Holden Street Theatre Awards
An Actress looks down from the 50 foot ‘H’. She has only ever wanted one thing: to be a star. A play with music about the quest for fame, inspired by Hollywood's Golden Age. “Masterful…Best piece of theatre this Fringe” (Kryztoff.com) ★★★★★ WINNER Made In Adelaide & Holden Street Theatre Awards

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.

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.

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!

MARTHA WASHINGTON KILLED A REDCOAT

comedy · vanilla quesadilla · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 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.

#CANCELLED: The Play

Staying relevant is a full-time job, and the last thing you want to be is #Cancelled. A washed up child star. An up-and-coming music producer. An “influencer-by-accident”. What do they have in common? An internet scandal big enough to break them.

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Five Pieces of Paper

How do you tell a story about the Holocaust without it being overwhelming? You sing in Yiddish, act, tell stories, puppeteer, clown, and bake... “Beautifully courageous and authentic performance. I laughed, I cried, and I was deeply moved.”