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BEST BUDDIES: THE HIP-HOP MUSICAL

musicals and operas · good shows · Ages 13+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
From Conor Hanney, the writer-director of the award-winning DIVORCE: THE HIP-HOP MUSICAL and STRANGER THINGS: THE MUSICAL TRIBUTE, comes a hip-hop musical comedy with 12 original songs, 1 beatboxer, and 10 actors, half of which have special needs.
From Conor Hanney, the writer-director of the award-winning DIVORCE: THE HIP-HOP MUSICAL and STRANGER THINGS: THE MUSICAL TRIBUTE, comes a hip-hop musical comedy with 12 original songs, 1 beatboxer, and 10 actors, half of which have special needs.

BLACK WHEN I WAS A BOY

solo performance · seeker · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
Powerful account of a journey from naiveté to nuanced understanding, all through the body of a black boy.
Powerful account of a journey from naiveté to nuanced understanding, all through the body of a black boy.

SKIN JOBS

jim vejvoda · world premiere · United States of America
An Asian-American visual effects artist is working on a top secret, very racially problematic project: digitally altering a white movie star to look biracial. Her white reporter bestie threatens to expose it all — and destroy her friend in the process.
An Asian-American visual effects artist is working on a top secret, very racially problematic project: digitally altering a white movie star to look biracial. Her white reporter bestie threatens to expose it all — and destroy her friend in the process.

LAST CHRISTMAS

ensemble theatre · fringe management and combined artform · Ages 14+ · one person show · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
HOLLYWOOD ENCORE PRODUCERS' AWARD Winner, tvolution.com Gold Medal Winner and #SeeItLA. Added show this Friday, June 29 @ 8:30 p.m. West Coast Premiere of the Edinburgh Fringe hit (**** The Scotsman).
HOLLYWOOD ENCORE PRODUCERS' AWARD Winner, tvolution.com Gold Medal Winner and #SeeItLA. Added show this Friday, June 29 @ 8:30 p.m. West Coast Premiere of the Edinburgh Fringe hit (**** The Scotsman).

MET AGAIN

One More Chance · theatre unleashed · world premiere · United States of America
A moving new play by Jacob Smith, "Met Again" takes a look at the entirety of a unique but familiar relationship, from beginning to end, and how those big and small moments, connections, talks, fights, celebrations and experiences all come to mean something more.
A moving new play by Jacob Smith, "Met Again" takes a look at the entirety of a unique but familiar relationship, from beginning to end, and how those big and small moments, connections, talks, fights, celebrations and experiences all come to mean something more.

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RAZOR RIBBON

saffire productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
WINNER! 2018 PRODUCER'S ENCORE AWARD! Out of options, a broke, down-on-her luck writer reluctantly mentors a federal prisoner to help him write his story, which then goes on to become a best-selling novel and movie.
WINNER! 2018 PRODUCER'S ENCORE AWARD! Out of options, a broke, down-on-her luck writer reluctantly mentors a federal prisoner to help him write his story, which then goes on to become a best-selling novel and movie.

WHITE PEOPLE DRINKING

the zoo theatre co. · Ages 21+ · United States of America
"If you think it's about you -- you're probably right" A bored billionaire and his wife hold a charade of a dinner party. When their guests arrive, they take their coats and strip away societal constructs, what remains is...all too human.
"If you think it's about you -- you're probably right" A bored billionaire and his wife hold a charade of a dinner party. When their guests arrive, they take their coats and strip away societal constructs, what remains is...all too human.

BABY BOY

One More Chance · adrian eli · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
From the youngest of five in an old school Texican family to a stunted adulthood hiding his true identity, Adrian is finally dragged out of the closet (kicking and screaming) at 30. “Hilarious, touching, entertaining and a little wild.” -nohoartsdistrict.com Directed by Jenni Melear.
From the youngest of five in an old school Texican family to a stunted adulthood hiding his true identity, Adrian is finally dragged out of the closet (kicking and screaming) at 30. “Hilarious, touching, entertaining and a little wild.” -nohoartsdistrict.com Directed by Jenni Melear.

THE WORD

One More Chance · done and done · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Redemption comes with a 2 for 1 at happy hour.
Redemption comes with a 2 for 1 at happy hour.

THE DAY I BECAME BLACK

One More Chance · bill posley · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Biracial Bill Posley grew up happily identifying as both black & white. But at 10 yrs old he learns the world does in fact judge a book by it's color, & even though he's half white he's labeled 100% black. Does a young comedian have to get rid of his whiteness, to be the color he's "supposed" to be?
Biracial Bill Posley grew up happily identifying as both black & white. But at 10 yrs old he learns the world does in fact judge a book by it's color, & even though he's half white he's labeled 100% black. Does a young comedian have to get rid of his whiteness, to be the color he's "supposed" to be?

MARILYN MONROE: THE LAST INTERVIEW

One More Chance · paris productions · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
"Marilyn Monroe: The Last Interview" (the raw truth of a hollywood legend), based on her final interview for Life Magazine in 1962, explores the life, loves, career, and tragedies in Marilyn's life.
"Marilyn Monroe: The Last Interview" (the raw truth of a hollywood legend), based on her final interview for Life Magazine in 1962, explores the life, loves, career, and tragedies in Marilyn's life.

NEW KID ON THE BLOCK

comedy · the actors company · Ages 10+ · world premiere · United States of America
A hilarious 30 minute ensemble homeless comedy about a guy who live streams himself living homeless for a week and everyone in his life pulled along for the ride.
A hilarious 30 minute ensemble homeless comedy about a guy who live streams himself living homeless for a week and everyone in his life pulled along for the ride.

WOUNDED

fierce backbone · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
WOUNDED tells the story of a woman in the role of caregiver to her husband after he has been severely mentally and physically injured in the Iraq war, as she explores a new relationship for the first time since her spouse's injury.
WOUNDED tells the story of a woman in the role of caregiver to her husband after he has been severely mentally and physically injured in the Iraq war, as she explores a new relationship for the first time since her spouse's injury.

MARON DOLL - SPECIAL ENCORE PERFORMANCE

ezekiel theater company · Ages 12+ · United States of America
One night, after 30 years apart, a daughter returns to her lonely mother. Despite the bitter history between them, the two struggle to mend their bond ridden in the tragic circumstance. Maron Doll explores a difficult relationship and how we can rebuild the bridges we thought were long-since burned.
One night, after 30 years apart, a daughter returns to her lonely mother. Despite the bitter history between them, the two struggle to mend their bond ridden in the tragic circumstance. Maron Doll explores a difficult relationship and how we can rebuild the bridges we thought were long-since burned.

THE BOOK THAT I'M GOING TO WRITE, BY JUDY GARLAND

ladywatch productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Judy Garland is angry. Tasked with dictating her memoirs alone to a tape recorder, the legend's life story quickly gives way to the searing inner-rage & personal revenge fantasies of a woman left robbed & broken by decades of abuse in Hollywood, now living the profound heartbreak of not being heard.
Judy Garland is angry. Tasked with dictating her memoirs alone to a tape recorder, the legend's life story quickly gives way to the searing inner-rage & personal revenge fantasies of a woman left robbed & broken by decades of abuse in Hollywood, now living the profound heartbreak of not being heard.