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FIFTY SHADES OF MELANIA

comedy · liana mesaikou · Ages 17+ · 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?

ORANGUTAN

solo performance · orangutan · Ages 15+ · 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]

S.O.S.

ensemble theatre · the wallis studio ensemble · Ages 16+ · United States of America
S.O.S. is an original theatre piece about love and resilience in times of crisis. As loneliness and alienation reach epidemic proportions, a group of strangers find connection and meaning through love letters of the past, and by discovering the power that lies in small moments of humanity.
S.O.S. is an original theatre piece about love and resilience in times of crisis. As loneliness and alienation reach epidemic proportions, a group of strangers find connection and meaning through love letters of the past, and by discovering the power that lies in small moments of humanity.

COME ON DOWN

the unknown artists · Ages 13+ · United States of America
The creator of the known universe is tried and convicted for constructing a dimension without the proper authorization. As punishment he is banished to live amongst his illegal creation in Alabama...
The creator of the known universe is tried and convicted for constructing a dimension without the proper authorization. As punishment he is banished to live amongst his illegal creation in Alabama...

MEET ME IN MIZZERY

solo performance · good shows · Ages 13+ · 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

TREASON

ensemble theatre · bear elegance productions · Ages 13+ · 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.

TETHERED

immersive theatre · inhouse theatre company · Ages 13+ · United States of America
A charismatic mayoral candidate on his way to victory finds himself blindsided by a moment from his past that could derail his election. As entertaining as it is thought-provoking, Tethered unravels and examines the moral gray areas in both our daily lives and political realities.
A charismatic mayoral candidate on his way to victory finds himself blindsided by a moment from his past that could derail his election. As entertaining as it is thought-provoking, Tethered unravels and examines the moral gray areas in both our daily lives and political realities.

SON OF A BITCH

beastly prozorovs · Ages 13+ · United States of America
*PICK OF THE FRINGE* *BEST OF THE BROADWATER* In 1980, Lee Atwater was a scrappy Southern strategist. By 1990, he'd changed American politics forever. A new play about the legacy of the Bad Boy of the GOP, from the creators of HFF18 hits "Keeping Up With the Prozorovs" and "A Beast/A Burden".
*PICK OF THE FRINGE* *BEST OF THE BROADWATER* In 1980, Lee Atwater was a scrappy Southern strategist. By 1990, he'd changed American politics forever. A new play about the legacy of the Bad Boy of the GOP, from the creators of HFF18 hits "Keeping Up With the Prozorovs" and "A Beast/A Burden".

WHY DID THE CHICKEN CROSS THE ROAD?

ensemble theatre · matthew hennigar · Ages 14+ · United States of America
After a critically acclaimed run in London, “Why did the Chicken Cross the Road?” comes to LA as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Turning the familiar joke into a comedic quest, the play follows the words in that joke as they try to figure out their meaning and reach the 'real world'.
After a critically acclaimed run in London, “Why did the Chicken Cross the Road?” comes to LA as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Turning the familiar joke into a comedic quest, the play follows the words in that joke as they try to figure out their meaning and reach the 'real world'.

OCTOPI WALL STREET

ensemble theatre · and/yet/1951 · Ages 12+ · 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.

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.

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.

GHOST TOWN

constance ejuma · Ages 15+ · United States of America
'Ghost Town' is a solo play about the Anglophone Crisis in the central African nation of Cameroon. Written, produced and performed by Constance Ejuma and directed by Jude Yong, the show explores the conflicting political ideologies which are leading the country towards a civil war.
'Ghost Town' is a solo play about the Anglophone Crisis in the central African nation of Cameroon. Written, produced and performed by Constance Ejuma and directed by Jude Yong, the show explores the conflicting political ideologies which are leading the country towards a civil war.

EARTH STORIES: OUR CLIMATE AND OUR FUTURE

events & workshops · matt almos · Ages 12+ · United States of America
In March 2019, Matt Almos (co-founder of Burglars of Hamm) attended the leadership training symposium for the Climate Reality Project, founded by Al Gore. In this workshop tailored for the LA creative community, he'll share what he learned about the crisis and the potential solutions.
In March 2019, Matt Almos (co-founder of Burglars of Hamm) attended the leadership training symposium for the Climate Reality Project, founded by Al Gore. In this workshop tailored for the LA creative community, he'll share what he learned about the crisis and the potential solutions.

THE MAYOR'S DEBATE OF TRANQUILITY, NEBRASKA

rah productions · Ages 15+ · United States of America
"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.