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AN ODYSSEY

dance & physical theatre · ungovernable theatre company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Penelope, Telemachus, and Argus grapple with the absence of Odysseus across time and space in this modern reimagining of Homer's Odyssey.
Penelope, Telemachus, and Argus grapple with the absence of Odysseus across time and space in this modern reimagining of Homer's Odyssey.

DEATH OF A MAILMAN

ensemble theatre · annie c. wright · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Marty and Joe have worked together at the USPS for nearly thirty years, but when Marty discovers that Joe has been hoarding mail, he starts to question their relationship and the difference between what it means to be a friend or merely an acquaintance.
Marty and Joe have worked together at the USPS for nearly thirty years, but when Marty discovers that Joe has been hoarding mail, he starts to question their relationship and the difference between what it means to be a friend or merely an acquaintance.

THE DANGEROUS CURES OF DR. B

ensemble theatre · the puckwit gang · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
A gonzo retelling of true events exploring the mechanics of belief, the power of the ego, and the birth of mass marketing as satisfied patients, skeptical experts, and sacrificial livestock respond to the unusual medical techniques of the worst doctor and best scoundrel America has ever seen.
A gonzo retelling of true events exploring the mechanics of belief, the power of the ego, and the birth of mass marketing as satisfied patients, skeptical experts, and sacrificial livestock respond to the unusual medical techniques of the worst doctor and best scoundrel America has ever seen.

HOUSES WITHOUT WALLS

manigua productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Two generations of women cope with motherhood and madness in the aftermath of Fidel Castro’s revolution. Torn between historical and personal traumas, love and resentment for their missing daughters, Candela and Gloria can’t forget—if anything, they remember too much.
Two generations of women cope with motherhood and madness in the aftermath of Fidel Castro’s revolution. Torn between historical and personal traumas, love and resentment for their missing daughters, Candela and Gloria can’t forget—if anything, they remember too much.

I DIED TODAY

solo performance · vida-loca · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Jake realizes he died today and tries to figure out if his life mattered and who he ultimately loved
Jake realizes he died today and tries to figure out if his life mattered and who he ultimately loved

HAIKU

ensemble theatre · mary smith · Ages 12+ · United States of America
Louise is a young woman with Autism who has brief intervals of cognizance and where she speaks in beautiful haiku poetry. Her mother, Nell, has published the poems under her own name. When older daughter, Billie, visits, she refuses to believe that Louise composed the extraordinary poems.
Louise is a young woman with Autism who has brief intervals of cognizance and where she speaks in beautiful haiku poetry. Her mother, Nell, has published the poems under her own name. When older daughter, Billie, visits, she refuses to believe that Louise composed the extraordinary poems.

"MONDAY MORNING" AND "CHEESE & THINGS"

ensemble theatre · denver hamlet · Ages 16+ · United States of America
The Co-Defensive Coordinators at Ole Miss have more to talk about come Monday Morning than schemes and tape after an altercation between teammates threatens to tear the coaches apart. Immediately preceding, two woman talk over cheese and things in the comedic "Cheese & Things".
The Co-Defensive Coordinators at Ole Miss have more to talk about come Monday Morning than schemes and tape after an altercation between teammates threatens to tear the coaches apart. Immediately preceding, two woman talk over cheese and things in the comedic "Cheese & Things".

AIN'T THAT AMERICA

One More Chance · schularan productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
In this politically-charged drama, Red, an alt-right advocate, is bent on waking America up through violence. Pat, a traditional Conservative, must decide either to stop his only friend or follow him to infamy.
In this politically-charged drama, Red, an alt-right advocate, is bent on waking America up through violence. Pat, a traditional Conservative, must decide either to stop his only friend or follow him to infamy.

FINAL PREPARATIONS

One More Chance · macnair productions · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · one person show · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Poe is used to working late at the mortuary, but when you're alone with a corpse late at night, unexpected things may happen...
Poe is used to working late at the mortuary, but when you're alone with a corpse late at night, unexpected things may happen...

A LIGHT ROMP THROUGH THE MINEFIELD OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

ensemble theatre · rhombus ensemble · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Sexual harassment is so 2017, isn't it? Are there good guys? This plucky one-act exploits the comedy in a good old fashioned sexual harassment lawsuit. John is a mediocre lawyer with a hard core love obsession with his ex-wife and a small penchant for dick pics. Hilarity ensues!
Sexual harassment is so 2017, isn't it? Are there good guys? This plucky one-act exploits the comedy in a good old fashioned sexual harassment lawsuit. John is a mediocre lawyer with a hard core love obsession with his ex-wife and a small penchant for dick pics. Hilarity ensues!

CONVERTED

ensemble theatre · william tolan lawrence · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Matt and Zeke get caught having sex at a gay conversion therapy camp in southern Ohio. As punishment for their sins, Brother Mike and Sister Constance devise a plot to cure them of their illness, and exorcise a few homosexual demons along the way. An original one-act comedy.
Matt and Zeke get caught having sex at a gay conversion therapy camp in southern Ohio. As punishment for their sins, Brother Mike and Sister Constance devise a plot to cure them of their illness, and exorcise a few homosexual demons along the way. An original one-act comedy.

KATY AND JENNIFER

kadm productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Two lifelong friends are about to enter a funeral of a child, a marriage, and their youth. As they shift gears toward the future, it’s pretty clear that the road ahead will be a lot bumpier than the road behind.
Two lifelong friends are about to enter a funeral of a child, a marriage, and their youth. As they shift gears toward the future, it’s pretty clear that the road ahead will be a lot bumpier than the road behind.

WRESTLING WITH TOMORROW & SANTA'S SECRET: TWO ONE-ACT PLAYS

ensemble theatre · limoncelli/stevens productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
In WRESTLING WITH TOMORROW, an amateur pro wrestler struggles to make a name for herself. In SANTA'S SECRET, a curmudgeonly mall Santa falls in love with a lingerie mannequin.
In WRESTLING WITH TOMORROW, an amateur pro wrestler struggles to make a name for herself. In SANTA'S SECRET, a curmudgeonly mall Santa falls in love with a lingerie mannequin.

SKIN JOBS

jim vejvoda · world premiere · United States of America
An Asian-American visual effects artist is working on a top secret, very racially problematic project: digitally altering a white movie star to look biracial. Her white reporter bestie threatens to expose it all — and destroy her friend in the process.
An Asian-American visual effects artist is working on a top secret, very racially problematic project: digitally altering a white movie star to look biracial. Her white reporter bestie threatens to expose it all — and destroy her friend in the process.

TRAFFICKED 2.0

dance & physical theatre · the catalyst · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Trafficked 2.0 is a play that explores human trafficking. With three languages spoken throughout the show and elements of dance/physical theater, Trafficked 2.0 showcases how this societal issue can occur right in your backyard or to someone miles away from you.
Trafficked 2.0 is a play that explores human trafficking. With three languages spoken throughout the show and elements of dance/physical theater, Trafficked 2.0 showcases how this societal issue can occur right in your backyard or to someone miles away from you.

Dear Mom, Sorry For Being a B!tch

Check out the reviews for Dear Mom! You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you'll cry with laughter!

A SHOW ON THE FRINGE OF FRINGE?

A show beyond this reality? A one-man cabaret about never, EVER fitting in. Told through four days in the 90's. Described as, "Reinventing the form," "amateur," "musically outstanding," "a waste of time," "earnest, heartbreaking, & real."

Don't miss "THIS WAY YONDER"

Amid the coastline of South Florida, an ironclad stone crabbing business owner Ruth, takes a devastating blow when Hurricane Andrew hits in the Summer of 1991. A series of events transpire as she attempts to keep her business afloat.

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.”