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TREASON

ensemble theatre · bear elegance productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 70 mins · 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.

MEET ME IN MIZZERY

solo performance · good shows · Ages 13+ · one person show · 55 mins · United States of America
Based on her conservative upbringing in Missouri, a one-woman comedy written and performed by Lindsey Mallard. Directed by Nate Sherman. Produced by Conor Hanney.
Based on her conservative upbringing in Missouri, a one-woman comedy written and performed by Lindsey Mallard. Directed by Nate Sherman. Produced by Conor Hanney.

PAPER TRAILS

ensemble theatre · off the page productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 30 mins · United States of America
Hard as we try to bury the truth… sometimes it emerges in unexpected ways. Three funny and poignant short plays explore the records we keep and the stories they tell.
Hard as we try to bury the truth… sometimes it emerges in unexpected ways. Three funny and poignant short plays explore the records we keep and the stories they tell.

EVA PERON BY COPI EN ESPAÑOL

ensemble theatre · grupo de teatro ta'yer · Ages 12+ · 70 mins · United States of America
Eva Peron by Copi follows the mythical Evita Peron in her final hour. Grupo TA'YER is presenting this jewel of queer theater in Spanish with English subtitles with a diverse and talented group of local actors. TA'YER hopes to bring Copi's legacy to the queer Latino audience of Los Angeles.
Eva Peron by Copi follows the mythical Evita Peron in her final hour. Grupo TA'YER is presenting this jewel of queer theater in Spanish with English subtitles with a diverse and talented group of local actors. TA'YER hopes to bring Copi's legacy to the queer Latino audience of Los Angeles.

THE MAYOR'S DEBATE OF TRANQUILITY, NEBRASKA

comedy · rah productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 55 mins · 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.

LINCOLN 2020

ensemble theatre · spacewhale theatre company · Ages 13+ · 90 mins · 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.

WHY DID THE CHICKEN CROSS THE ROAD?

ensemble theatre · matthew hennigar · Ages 14+ · 90 mins · United States of America
‘Why did the chicken cross the road?’ follows each of the words in that joke as a character as they try to figure out their meaning and reach the ‘real world’. A philosophical quest rooted in the politics of Trump's America, this show had a sold-out, critically-acclaimed run in London last year.
‘Why did the chicken cross the road?’ follows each of the words in that joke as a character as they try to figure out their meaning and reach the ‘real world’. A philosophical quest rooted in the politics of Trump's America, this show had a sold-out, critically-acclaimed run in London last year.

S.O.S.

ensemble theatre · the wallis studio ensemble · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · 1hr · 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.

GHOST TOWN

solo performance · constance ejuma · Ages 15+ · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
'Ghost Town' is a solo performance about the Anglophone Crisis in the West African nation of Cameroon. Written, produced and performed by Constance Ejuma. Directed by Jude Yong.
'Ghost Town' is a solo performance about the Anglophone Crisis in the West African nation of Cameroon. Written, produced and performed by Constance Ejuma. Directed by Jude Yong.

THE LAYERS OF TOM LEHRER

comedy · peas in a pod productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
In the 50s, during the Cold War nuclear panic, mathematician TOM LEHRER became an international comedy sensation. He sang twisted tunes & satirized war, sex, racism, religion, & politics. With a side order of Elements. Comedian & pianist ALLAN MURRAY brings Tom & his acid-tinged ditties to life.
In the 50s, during the Cold War nuclear panic, mathematician TOM LEHRER became an international comedy sensation. He sang twisted tunes & satirized war, sex, racism, religion, & politics. With a side order of Elements. Comedian & pianist ALLAN MURRAY brings Tom & his acid-tinged ditties to life.

THE FLOWER SOCIETY

ensemble theatre · rough riders theatre cavalry · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
"The Flower Society" by Maryanne Householder, is a one act play that depicts the lives of four homeless women and their survival methods combatted with their personal struggles on the streets.
"The Flower Society" by Maryanne Householder, is a one act play that depicts the lives of four homeless women and their survival methods combatted with their personal struggles on the streets.

FIFTY SHADES OF MELANIA

comedy · liana mesaikou · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · 50 mins · 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?

TRIBUNAL

ensemble theatre · scenario · Ages 10+ · 1hr · United States of America
*coming soon*
*coming soon*

STRAIGHT WHITE MEN TRYING TO WOKE

comedy · chris valenti · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 50 mins · United States of America
Five short plays showing the middle age white guy struggling to fit in during these changing times.
Five short plays showing the middle age white guy struggling to fit in during these changing times.

COME ON DOWN

comedy · the unknown artists · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
The creator of the known universe is tried and convicted for negligence, incompetence, and constructing a dimension without the proper authorization. As punishment he his banished to live amongst his illegal creation in Alabama.
The creator of the known universe is tried and convicted for negligence, incompetence, and constructing a dimension without the proper authorization. As punishment he his banished to live amongst his illegal creation in Alabama.

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."

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