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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!

SOLOMON: KING, POET & LOVER - A PLAY ABOUT 1 MAN & 700 WIVES

solo performance · freed productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · one person show · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Marcus J Freed performs a hilarious Biblical Comedy that takes you on a funny & fast-paced rollercoaster ride through the life of King Solomon. We meet Solomon as he tries to open the Temple, publish great books of wisdom, keep the peace, experience every delicacy on earth and satisfy 700 wives.
Marcus J Freed performs a hilarious Biblical Comedy that takes you on a funny & fast-paced rollercoaster ride through the life of King Solomon. We meet Solomon as he tries to open the Temple, publish great books of wisdom, keep the peace, experience every delicacy on earth and satisfy 700 wives.

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.

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.

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.

UPSTAIRS - A MUSICAL TRAGEDY

musicals and operas · owldolatrous production · Ages 12+ · United States of America
A force of nature. - Theatremania. Upstairs is the true story of the Up Stairs Lounge fire, a 1973 gay bar arson that took 32 lives in New Orleans. As three survivors attempt to move on from unspeakable trauma, they uncover difficult and inspiring truths about themselves and their capacity to heal.
A force of nature. - Theatremania. Upstairs is the true story of the Up Stairs Lounge fire, a 1973 gay bar arson that took 32 lives in New Orleans. As three survivors attempt to move on from unspeakable trauma, they uncover difficult and inspiring truths about themselves and their capacity to heal.

A SOLDIER'S PLAY

ensemble theatre · irt productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning mystery drama. The sudden murder of the sergeant of an all black company in Louisiana during World War II exposes racial tensions and resentment against both soldiers and their white officers, and each other.
Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning mystery drama. The sudden murder of the sergeant of an all black company in Louisiana during World War II exposes racial tensions and resentment against both soldiers and their white officers, and each other.

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.

MUNGO!

solo performance · brown-reyna-mungo! · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
He boxed with Hemingway, struck out the Babe, threw hard as Dizzy Dean and drank even harder. Van Lingle Mungo cut a colorful swath through bars, boudoirs and baseball in the 1930s. A world-class character and semi-great pitcher. Van would remove “semi.” But he always did stretch the truth a little.
He boxed with Hemingway, struck out the Babe, threw hard as Dizzy Dean and drank even harder. Van Lingle Mungo cut a colorful swath through bars, boudoirs and baseball in the 1930s. A world-class character and semi-great pitcher. Van would remove “semi.” But he always did stretch the truth a little.

INGERSOLL SPEAKS!

solo performance · lean dog mean dog productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · 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)

ANDY: THE RED-NOSED WARHOLA

immersive theatre · ezra buzzington · Ages 19+ · United States of America
SORRY, Andy fans. Due to severe cast conflicts, Andy can't appear at this year's feat. Maybe next year again!
SORRY, Andy fans. Due to severe cast conflicts, Andy can't appear at this year's feat. Maybe next year again!

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

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.

CONFESSIONS OF AN ARAB WOMAN

immersive theatre · nw productions · Ages 17+ · United States of America
"Confessions of an Arab Woman" is adapted from Joumana Haddad's memoir. It is an immersive experience as audience members enter her mind and learn about her life from her memories, thoughts and the different voices which reside there.
"Confessions of an Arab Woman" is adapted from Joumana Haddad's memoir. It is an immersive experience as audience members enter her mind and learn about her life from her memories, thoughts and the different voices which reside there.

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.