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THE MAYOR'S DEBATE OF TRANQUILITY, NEBRASKA

rah productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere
"A comedy as dark as this town's secrets..." The forced civility at a small town Mayor's debate shows cracks as the shallow and petty candidates dig deep on property taxes, parking meters and cupcake flavors, cracks that begin to reveal a secret horror that has paralyzed the town.
"A comedy as dark as this town's secrets..." The forced civility at a small town Mayor's debate shows cracks as the shallow and petty candidates dig deep on property taxes, parking meters and cupcake flavors, cracks that begin to reveal a secret horror that has paralyzed the town.

LORD OF THE LIES

solo performance · normal productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
One man’s journey to the Flat Earth and back. Through the looking glass of hallucinogens, inside an ayahuasca sex cult and deep into the muck and mire of Youtube conspiracy videos. For James, the only way out of The Flat Earth that he finds himself on, is by pushing himself all the way to the edge.
One man’s journey to the Flat Earth and back. Through the looking glass of hallucinogens, inside an ayahuasca sex cult and deep into the muck and mire of Youtube conspiracy videos. For James, the only way out of The Flat Earth that he finds himself on, is by pushing himself all the way to the edge.

TREASON

ensemble theatre · bear elegance productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
On a ranch in Nevada, Grant Wilson rules a made-up nation through empty shows of power and ridiculous propaganda, with his family as his only subjects. When his son takes the mission too far and his daughter questions everything, Grant fights for control in the face of family, country, and reality.
On a ranch in Nevada, Grant Wilson rules a made-up nation through empty shows of power and ridiculous propaganda, with his family as his only subjects. When his son takes the mission too far and his daughter questions everything, Grant fights for control in the face of family, country, and reality.

OCTOPI WALL STREET

ensemble theatre · and/yet/1951 · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
Octopi Wall Street is a more shellfish look at climate change. The play comes at the issue through a series of vignettes told from the perspective of human and non-human entities. The opening monologue won the 2019 Monologue Selection at the Region 8 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
Octopi Wall Street is a more shellfish look at climate change. The play comes at the issue through a series of vignettes told from the perspective of human and non-human entities. The opening monologue won the 2019 Monologue Selection at the Region 8 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

OLIVIA WILDE DOES NOT SURVIVE THE APOCALYPSE

Comedy · red flag media productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
A hack director and a snooty actress stumble 300 years into the future, where an evil government has taken over the United States. As the only artists alive they must train political prisoners to put on a theatre production, or face execution.
A hack director and a snooty actress stumble 300 years into the future, where an evil government has taken over the United States. As the only artists alive they must train political prisoners to put on a theatre production, or face execution.

ORANGUTAN

solo performance · orangutan · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States of America
ORANGUTAN is a haunting and absurd one-woman show about the mother of a brutish (slightly orange) would-be dictator, and the tribalism that’s tearing our country apart. FOR MEDIA/PRESS REVIEW TICKETS CONTACT THE PUBLICIST: KUKER & LEE PR at: [email protected]
ORANGUTAN is a haunting and absurd one-woman show about the mother of a brutish (slightly orange) would-be dictator, and the tribalism that’s tearing our country apart. FOR MEDIA/PRESS REVIEW TICKETS CONTACT THE PUBLICIST: KUKER & LEE PR at: [email protected]

MIL GRUS

dance & physical theatre · mil grus · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
LA’s premier bouffon troupe is a motley crew of miscreants who have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. This timeless satire features improvised feats of physical and existential comedy that defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain...
LA’s premier bouffon troupe is a motley crew of miscreants who have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. This timeless satire features improvised feats of physical and existential comedy that defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain...

INVITATION TO LOVE...AND DEATH

comedy · tj o'brien · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
In this world premiere dark comedy, hit reality show "Invitation to Love" is an unlikely cross between The Bachelor & American Idol: male & female "Love Guests" participate in talent competitions to stay to win a proposal from the bisexual "Love Host". Suddenly, it's targeted by a serial killer…
In this world premiere dark comedy, hit reality show "Invitation to Love" is an unlikely cross between The Bachelor & American Idol: male & female "Love Guests" participate in talent competitions to stay to win a proposal from the bisexual "Love Host". Suddenly, it's targeted by a serial killer…

MEET ME IN MIZZERY

solo performance · good shows · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America
WINNER — Best of The Broadwater (2019) NOMINEE — Fringe Award for Solo Performance (2019) Based on her conservative upbringing in St. Louis, Lindsey invites you to witness characters in her hometown that will make you laugh, cringe, and hopefully laugh again. Written and performed by L
WINNER — Best of The Broadwater (2019) NOMINEE — Fringe Award for Solo Performance (2019) Based on her conservative upbringing in St. Louis, Lindsey invites you to witness characters in her hometown that will make you laugh, cringe, and hopefully laugh again. Written and performed by L

LIFE PLAN, OR LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE IN A COLLAPSING WORLD

last to leave · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Winner of 2019 Producer Encore Award and nominated for HFF19 Best Immersive, Life Plan is semi-immersive satirical sci-fi—you’re live at a timeshare sales pitch from our dystopian future. Extended for one night only! This is your last chance of 2068 to live your DREAM LIFE, so don’t miss out!
Winner of 2019 Producer Encore Award and nominated for HFF19 Best Immersive, Life Plan is semi-immersive satirical sci-fi—you’re live at a timeshare sales pitch from our dystopian future. Extended for one night only! This is your last chance of 2068 to live your DREAM LIFE, so don’t miss out!

FIFTY SHADES OF MELANIA

comedy · liana mesaikou · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Victim or accomplice? Trapped or willing agent? Melania Trump is an enigma. This comedy show aims to explore the various faces of FLOTUS, who really doesn’t care. Or does she? Do u? What are some of the stereotypes women exploit or fight to reverse? What is our complicity as the audience?
Victim or accomplice? Trapped or willing agent? Melania Trump is an enigma. This comedy show aims to explore the various faces of FLOTUS, who really doesn’t care. Or does she? Do u? What are some of the stereotypes women exploit or fight to reverse? What is our complicity as the audience?

LINCOLN 2020

ensemble theatre · spacewhale theatre company · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Like a lot of people today, jaded campaign manager Tess Baker (think Jessica Jones meets Josh Lyman) is sick of politics. She’s just about ready to throw in the towel when somebody wakes up a candidate she can work with - Abraham Lincoln.
Like a lot of people today, jaded campaign manager Tess Baker (think Jessica Jones meets Josh Lyman) is sick of politics. She’s just about ready to throw in the towel when somebody wakes up a candidate she can work with - Abraham Lincoln.

TOBINCON

solo performance · tobin mitnick · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Tobin Mitnick dives into the grotesque and hilarious world of online grifters and con men with sketch and stand-up in order to show us that the game may have changed, but the players are all still here. But the show grows darker as Mitnick answers a lingering question: can you con yourself?
Tobin Mitnick dives into the grotesque and hilarious world of online grifters and con men with sketch and stand-up in order to show us that the game may have changed, but the players are all still here. But the show grows darker as Mitnick answers a lingering question: can you con yourself?

TRIBUNAL

ensemble theatre · scenario · Ages 10+ · United States of America
A one-act satirical dramedy based on the true-life events of Lindsay Shepherd, grad student, who sparked major controversy by posting a secret recording of a tribunal where she was accused of violating human rights law for showing a video of Jordan Peterson discussing gendered pronoun use in class.
A one-act satirical dramedy based on the true-life events of Lindsay Shepherd, grad student, who sparked major controversy by posting a secret recording of a tribunal where she was accused of violating human rights law for showing a video of Jordan Peterson discussing gendered pronoun use in class.

THE DEATH OF SAM MOBEAN

ensemble theatre · orgasmico theatre company · Ages 10+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
From 2015 TOP OF FRINGE winner Orgasmico: in the strange world of Sam Mobean, institutions of justice, religion, and marriage all get thrown ass-backwards into a web of absurdity and insanity. Only three things are certain: 1) Sam Mobean will die. 2) Sam Mobean is dead. 3) Long live Sam Mobean
From 2015 TOP OF FRINGE winner Orgasmico: in the strange world of Sam Mobean, institutions of justice, religion, and marriage all get thrown ass-backwards into a web of absurdity and insanity. Only three things are certain: 1) Sam Mobean will die. 2) Sam Mobean is dead. 3) Long live Sam Mobean