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OCTOBER BABY

solo performance · brooke baumer (writer & performer) · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
What happens when a detail-obsessed woman tries to time the birth of her child to occur during her favorite month of the year? Nine months of chaos – in utero and out! A 60-minute solo show, October Baby is a hilarious and poignant look at motherhood and the need to control. Note: NO LATE SEATING.
What happens when a detail-obsessed woman tries to time the birth of her child to occur during her favorite month of the year? Nine months of chaos – in utero and out! A 60-minute solo show, October Baby is a hilarious and poignant look at motherhood and the need to control. Note: NO LATE SEATING.

ROBERT DE NIRO IS OLDER THAN ME

comedy · sy rosen - writer/producer · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States of America
A one man show with three people (go figure) about the joys and horrors of getting older in Hollywood where the young would eat the old if they weren't afraid of gaining weight. There's laughs, music, turkey sex and scattered teardrops.
A one man show with three people (go figure) about the joys and horrors of getting older in Hollywood where the young would eat the old if they weren't afraid of gaining weight. There's laughs, music, turkey sex and scattered teardrops.

DISCOVERED

solo performance · dufflyn lammers · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America
The hilarious Hollywood-by-way-of-the-Deep-South story of a daughter who became an actor to win her mother’s love only to discover the one thing she had to do to succeed was stop acting. And drugs. And expecting her mother to change. "Amazing insight and energy" - UK Health Triangle Magazine
The hilarious Hollywood-by-way-of-the-Deep-South story of a daughter who became an actor to win her mother’s love only to discover the one thing she had to do to succeed was stop acting. And drugs. And expecting her mother to change. "Amazing insight and energy" - UK Health Triangle Magazine

1001 MINUTES OF NEW MUSICALS

musicals and operas · new musicals inc. · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
24 writers; 12 shows; 4 evenings of 5 perfs each; all musicals all the time! PLEASE CHECK OUR PROGRAM AD TO FIND OUT WHICH MUSICALS ARE SHOWING ON WHICH EVENINGS!
24 writers; 12 shows; 4 evenings of 5 perfs each; all musicals all the time! PLEASE CHECK OUR PROGRAM AD TO FIND OUT WHICH MUSICALS ARE SHOWING ON WHICH EVENINGS!

DEVADASI: A STORY OF SEX, POWER AND DEVOTION

solo performance · reena lalita desai · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America
One woman’s story of joining a Russian Cult, giving her power away to a "spiritual master" and reclaiming the power and sacredness of her body and sexuality. Through 8 different characters, movement and dance, Reena takes you on an intimate, humorous and mystical journey into the underworld.
One woman’s story of joining a Russian Cult, giving her power away to a "spiritual master" and reclaiming the power and sacredness of her body and sexuality. Through 8 different characters, movement and dance, Reena takes you on an intimate, humorous and mystical journey into the underworld.

DEAD BOYS

ensemble theatre · msm · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
At the end of the world, the only gay kid in school and one of the guys who used to beat him up find themselves trapped in their old high school. Provocative, hilarious, and heartbreaking, DEAD BOYS is about two modern American young men who have to face fate, race, sexuality - and each other.
At the end of the world, the only gay kid in school and one of the guys who used to beat him up find themselves trapped in their old high school. Provocative, hilarious, and heartbreaking, DEAD BOYS is about two modern American young men who have to face fate, race, sexuality - and each other.

12 BARS

cabaret & variety · foolsicals · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Richard Levinson, co-creator of last year's Fringe smash "Thanks A Lot - My Gratitusical!," performs a bunch of his boozy songs about dives, taverns, saloons, clip joints, strip joints, honky-tonks, French cafés and Roman pubs, and the denizens hiding out inside.
Richard Levinson, co-creator of last year's Fringe smash "Thanks A Lot - My Gratitusical!," performs a bunch of his boozy songs about dives, taverns, saloons, clip joints, strip joints, honky-tonks, French cafés and Roman pubs, and the denizens hiding out inside.

SHATTERED

solo performance · diana varco productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
After a life-changing event shatters a young woman's world, she must examine how her past experiences have shaped her views on sex, sexuality and relationships. Mature material explored. Parental guidance suggested.
After a life-changing event shatters a young woman's world, she must examine how her past experiences have shaped her views on sex, sexuality and relationships. Mature material explored. Parental guidance suggested.

THE BIRTHING PIT

Two Person Show · a gothic romance · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
They followed the blood. And the blood followed the gold. Fleeing a mysterious pestilence at the end of the American Revolutionary War, a Rhode Island couple journeys home from the Caribbean. But when tragedy strikes at sea, possibly from supernatural causes, can their love endure beyond the grave?
They followed the blood. And the blood followed the gold. Fleeing a mysterious pestilence at the end of the American Revolutionary War, a Rhode Island couple journeys home from the Caribbean. But when tragedy strikes at sea, possibly from supernatural causes, can their love endure beyond the grave?

NARSOCIETY - THE SOCIAL MEDIA SHAMING MUSICAL

musicals and operas · chris valenti entertainment · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Social media can bring us together . . . and tear us apart.
Social media can bring us together . . . and tear us apart.

WINNER BEST SOLO PERFORMANCE & ENCORE: UNDER THE JELLO MOLD

paris avenue productions · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Her post-mortem instructions were hidden in a very specific place - but in the time leading up to her mom’s death, a woman (Jennie Fahn) uncovered more about her than could be contained in any envelope. A comedy about life, loss, and being of sound mind and body.
Her post-mortem instructions were hidden in a very specific place - but in the time leading up to her mom’s death, a woman (Jennie Fahn) uncovered more about her than could be contained in any envelope. A comedy about life, loss, and being of sound mind and body.

MEXISTANI! GROWING UP MEXICAN & PAKISTANI IN AMERICA

solo performance · sofie khan · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
*WINNER, ENCORE PRODUCERS AWARD & HOLLYWOOD FRINGE SCHOLARSHIP* Sofie Khan journeys through storybits about her Mexican-Pakistani identity triumphs. And how does Hip Hop and the LGBT+ community play a role up in this mix? Expect things to get thought-provoking, emotional and hysterical!
*WINNER, ENCORE PRODUCERS AWARD & HOLLYWOOD FRINGE SCHOLARSHIP* Sofie Khan journeys through storybits about her Mexican-Pakistani identity triumphs. And how does Hip Hop and the LGBT+ community play a role up in this mix? Expect things to get thought-provoking, emotional and hysterical!

WELCOME TO HERETOFORE

comedy · westward ho · Ages 15+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
In an abandoned Wild West town, well after the Gold Rush, an old man is taken care of every day by his faithful companion. Into their midst comes a female force-of-nature who will by day's end change both of their lives forever.
In an abandoned Wild West town, well after the Gold Rush, an old man is taken care of every day by his faithful companion. Into their midst comes a female force-of-nature who will by day's end change both of their lives forever.

MOMENTS

ensemble theatre · catworks productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
A 'road rage' confrontation stirs up painful memories for a woman in her late 30's.
A 'road rage' confrontation stirs up painful memories for a woman in her late 30's.

THIS OUR NOW

n/a · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
In today’s ‘Age of Anxiety’, two couples tell two more-or-less modern love stories: They fall in love, fall apart, and fail to connect in this complex and thoroughly modern exploration of emotional defense mechanisms.
In today’s ‘Age of Anxiety’, two couples tell two more-or-less modern love stories: They fall in love, fall apart, and fail to connect in this complex and thoroughly modern exploration of emotional defense mechanisms.