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HOW TO BE A VIRGIN (IN 12 MORALLY AMBIGUOUS STEPS)

comedy · lucid dramatics · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Meet The Virgin: she’s a 30-year-old Christian feminist—and she’s gonna set her sexual record straight. A hilarious and candid journey through twelve sexual close calls, How to Be A Virgin explores the rules of “the game” for both sexes. Find out who - or what - she is really waiting for.
Meet The Virgin: she’s a 30-year-old Christian feminist—and she’s gonna set her sexual record straight. A hilarious and candid journey through twelve sexual close calls, How to Be A Virgin explores the rules of “the game” for both sexes. Find out who - or what - she is really waiting for.

INFINITE EXPECTATION OF THE DAWN

solo performance · giant nerd productions · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America
Set in the dystopian world after the United States suffers Civil War II, “Infinite Expectation of the Dawn” weaves the stories of Joan and Alicia, two perspectives from a country burdened with fear, who both made personal sacrifices to create their ideal reality.
Set in the dystopian world after the United States suffers Civil War II, “Infinite Expectation of the Dawn” weaves the stories of Joan and Alicia, two perspectives from a country burdened with fear, who both made personal sacrifices to create their ideal reality.

MUST BE COMFORTABLE WITH

comedy · broads' word ensemble · world premiere · United States of America
Seeking all ages, genders, and ethnicities as audience members for Broads' Word Ensemble's new, original comedy MUST BE COMFORTABLE WITH. Ability to laugh at quirks of the casting process a plus. Join the conversation! @BroadsWordThtr #MustBComfyW #NotComfy
Seeking all ages, genders, and ethnicities as audience members for Broads' Word Ensemble's new, original comedy MUST BE COMFORTABLE WITH. Ability to laugh at quirks of the casting process a plus. Join the conversation! @BroadsWordThtr #MustBComfyW #NotComfy

SUICIDE LIVE

comedy · rick and pat creese · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Winner--Encore! Producers' Award Performance Added-Saturday July 16, 5 pm A dark comedy about an estranged father and son relationship that finds the fun in dysfunctional and the upside of suicide when they make their unreal lives into a reality show.
Winner--Encore! Producers' Award Performance Added-Saturday July 16, 5 pm A dark comedy about an estranged father and son relationship that finds the fun in dysfunctional and the upside of suicide when they make their unreal lives into a reality show.

AURORA AND LARRY

copper moll productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Back in the 70's on a hippy commune, siblings Aurora and Polaris were raised to be "Lightbringers" for a changing planet. But darkness now calls to a middle-aged Larry, and flaky Aurora may be his only chance against a collapsing black hole of depression - if the space aliens don't get him first.
Back in the 70's on a hippy commune, siblings Aurora and Polaris were raised to be "Lightbringers" for a changing planet. But darkness now calls to a middle-aged Larry, and flaky Aurora may be his only chance against a collapsing black hole of depression - if the space aliens don't get him first.

PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS

ensemble theatre · scherzo theatre company · Ages 7+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
Once upon a time there was a young boy who ran away from home to grow up. Once upon a time there was an old man who got trapped in his nostalgia. Scherzo Theatre Company takes you on two bold adventures where words turn into movement, dreams into memories, and wishes into Nothingness. Bring a penny
Once upon a time there was a young boy who ran away from home to grow up. Once upon a time there was an old man who got trapped in his nostalgia. Scherzo Theatre Company takes you on two bold adventures where words turn into movement, dreams into memories, and wishes into Nothingness. Bring a penny

PSYCHIC SINK

ensemble theatre · westside original works · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
A multimedia experience of film, music and live theater brings multi perception to the senses as Alice Wellington, TV Psychic and medium, enlightens others but struggles to see clearly on matters of her own heart.
A multimedia experience of film, music and live theater brings multi perception to the senses as Alice Wellington, TV Psychic and medium, enlightens others but struggles to see clearly on matters of her own heart.

STICKY FINGERS

ensemble theatre · terry anne holzman · Ages 15+ · United States of America
Join seven women, ages 16 to 76, including the most famous Hollywood shoplifter of all time, as they share humorous and heartbreaking true stories in this theatrical confection about stealing from major retail stores.
Join seven women, ages 16 to 76, including the most famous Hollywood shoplifter of all time, as they share humorous and heartbreaking true stories in this theatrical confection about stealing from major retail stores.

NINE DRESSES: SEX, DEATH, FASHION

cabaret & variety · brenda varda · Ages 15+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
FRINGE ENCORE AWARD WINNER & Nominated for BEST CABARET. 2 Encores: July 23rd & 24th- 7:30 pm. Horror! Lurking in dark corners of closets-untouched identities, bought but never worn. Fashion’s a ghoul-so why not sing about it? A romp through bad decisions & embarrassment with a man on base. Bass.
FRINGE ENCORE AWARD WINNER & Nominated for BEST CABARET. 2 Encores: July 23rd & 24th- 7:30 pm. Horror! Lurking in dark corners of closets-untouched identities, bought but never worn. Fashion’s a ghoul-so why not sing about it? A romp through bad decisions & embarrassment with a man on base. Bass.

30JJ OR BUST: THE WORLD IS MY UNDERWIRE

solo performance · telltale company · Ages 15+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
It's surprisingly what comes up when you're living as a 30-double-J in a 34-C world.
It's surprisingly what comes up when you're living as a 30-double-J in a 34-C world.

"POWER!" STOKELY CARMICHAEL

solo performance · meshaun labrone · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the BLACK POWER MOVEMENT (1966-2016), Meshaun Labrone wrote "POWER!" Stokely Carmichael. The play takes an absurdist journey into the mind of revolutionary, Stokely Carmichael.
In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the BLACK POWER MOVEMENT (1966-2016), Meshaun Labrone wrote "POWER!" Stokely Carmichael. The play takes an absurdist journey into the mind of revolutionary, Stokely Carmichael.

TIME STANDS STILL

ensemble theatre · wolf jump productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
In a script The New York Times says "crackles with bright wit and intelligence," this Broadway-hit play from Pulitzer Prize-winner Donald Margulies is a witty, intelligent look at what what happens when ordinary life is refracted throughout the lens of war.
In a script The New York Times says "crackles with bright wit and intelligence," this Broadway-hit play from Pulitzer Prize-winner Donald Margulies is a witty, intelligent look at what what happens when ordinary life is refracted throughout the lens of war.

PLEASE STAND CLEAR, THE DOORS ARE CLOSING

solo performance · lurking cat theatre · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
A tragicomic one-man show that invites you to experience life, death, and all the scary stuff in between through the eyes of 12 people on the Metro Expo Line train. Come for the laughs. Stay for the tears. Leave with an annoying song stuck in your head.
A tragicomic one-man show that invites you to experience life, death, and all the scary stuff in between through the eyes of 12 people on the Metro Expo Line train. Come for the laughs. Stay for the tears. Leave with an annoying song stuck in your head.

SHITTY

comedy · changbergerproductions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
A string of execution-style homicides, a struggling Chinese restaurant, and a bag of shit will have you laughing off the edge of your seat in this whodunit dark comedy of epic proportions.
A string of execution-style homicides, a struggling Chinese restaurant, and a bag of shit will have you laughing off the edge of your seat in this whodunit dark comedy of epic proportions.

THE GENTRIFICATION CYCLE

ensemble theatre · samovar subway ensemble · world premiere · United States of America
2 plays by G.D. Kimble. In "Jen Tries Vacation" an affluent couple discovers a landscape of magical manifest destiny: the inner city. In "Locomotive Repair in Three Easy Steps" we discover Chekhov's 3 sisters in a morphine and vodka fueled epilogue where everything is going to change.
2 plays by G.D. Kimble. In "Jen Tries Vacation" an affluent couple discovers a landscape of magical manifest destiny: the inner city. In "Locomotive Repair in Three Easy Steps" we discover Chekhov's 3 sisters in a morphine and vodka fueled epilogue where everything is going to change.

Sins

Can we ever stop paying for the past? Can the person we want to be ever escape the person we are now and were then? What price must be paid for not only our own crimes, but those of people close to us?

mandy picks a husband!

What's the magic elixir for Mandy's unmarried soul? Find out in this hilarious and raw 60-minute rollercoaster ride that began as an Instagram dating experiment a la ABC's The Bachelorette, @mandypicksahusband. $10 tix w/code mpah19!

Jessie's Messy Mind

A "crazy" solo show that makes a mental difference. Jessie is an artist with schizo-affective whose show is a refreshing, humorous look into the heart of mental difference. You'll either leave enlightened or simply lightened up!