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GIRLS TOGETHER ALWAYS

ensemble theatre · davisacts · Ages 17+ · United States of America
Kind of funny. Kind of raw. Mostly real. Ten short pieces about growing up Girl in America that will make you laugh, cry, remember and think. Not for women only.
Kind of funny. Kind of raw. Mostly real. Ten short pieces about growing up Girl in America that will make you laugh, cry, remember and think. Not for women only.

STRAP-ON

ensemble theatre · proboscis theatre company · Ages 17+ · United States of America
From the lunatics who brought you La La La Strada! Two millennial women caught in a courtroom drama. The defendant claims she was just role-playing as a man and the sex/gender play was consensual. The complainant claims she didn't know her lover was female. Was it gender fraud? Sexual assault?
From the lunatics who brought you La La La Strada! Two millennial women caught in a courtroom drama. The defendant claims she was just role-playing as a man and the sex/gender play was consensual. The complainant claims she didn't know her lover was female. Was it gender fraud? Sexual assault?

YOUR MOTHER'S VAGINA

comedy · rhombus ensemble · Ages 15+ · United States of America
Your Mother's Vagina. We've all been there. This two-hander about infidelity and infertility pits a Hollywood Starlet/Bartender against a part-time professor/cocktail waitress over missed motherhood, marriage and martinis in three rounds - no good decisions!
Your Mother's Vagina. We've all been there. This two-hander about infidelity and infertility pits a Hollywood Starlet/Bartender against a part-time professor/cocktail waitress over missed motherhood, marriage and martinis in three rounds - no good decisions!

WASHED IN THE BLOOD

lightformlab · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Would you die for your beliefs? A school shooter who singles out believers enters the lives of a teenage evangelist, a juvenile delinquent, and a youth pastor with a shady past. Based on eyewitness accounts of the shooting at Umpqua Community College.
Would you die for your beliefs? A school shooter who singles out believers enters the lives of a teenage evangelist, a juvenile delinquent, and a youth pastor with a shady past. Based on eyewitness accounts of the shooting at Umpqua Community College.

MMHMM: A KILLER ONE WOMAN SHOW

solo performance · soaring solo · Ages 17+ · United States of America
Jennifer is a recent college graduate who has just been “graped”, or grey-raped. Unable to bring her grapist to justice in a court of law, Jennifer decides she must kill him, but she'll need all the help she can get from the women who raised her, the MMHMM.
Jennifer is a recent college graduate who has just been “graped”, or grey-raped. Unable to bring her grapist to justice in a court of law, Jennifer decides she must kill him, but she'll need all the help she can get from the women who raised her, the MMHMM.

I AM VERTICAL

solo performance · michaela myers · Ages 18+ · United States of America
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.

THE HUMAN TEST SUBJECTS

don't ride the reindeer productions · Ages 21+ · United States of America
This all-female improv troupe is ready to touch some taboos, and we want you to join us. We snagged an encore award, so that's pretty cool, right? RIGHT?? Anyway. Come see us! We'll make you laugh, we promise. Unless you have no sense of humor - that's not on us.
This all-female improv troupe is ready to touch some taboos, and we want you to join us. We snagged an encore award, so that's pretty cool, right? RIGHT?? Anyway. Come see us! We'll make you laugh, we promise. Unless you have no sense of humor - that's not on us.

JONBENET RAMSEY: THE MUSICAL (PARODY)

musicals and operas · jbr: the musical · Ages 17+ · United States of America
Who killed JonBenet Ramsey? We may never know. This parody musical rewrites the Broadway hits you know and love in order to explain of an investigation gone horribly wrong all while bringing the widely believed, overbearing pageant mom gone mad, theory to light.
Who killed JonBenet Ramsey? We may never know. This parody musical rewrites the Broadway hits you know and love in order to explain of an investigation gone horribly wrong all while bringing the widely believed, overbearing pageant mom gone mad, theory to light.

THE WHEEL OF INVENTION

comedy · awesometech industries · Ages 18+ · United States of America
The Wheel of Invention is a peek inside the mind of the 20th century's most troubled themed entertainment visionary, Herman J. Weintraub. Spin The Wheel to travel through the next century and see what's in store! Plus: Join us for a guided tour of Herman's theme park, Weintraubsylvania!
The Wheel of Invention is a peek inside the mind of the 20th century's most troubled themed entertainment visionary, Herman J. Weintraub. Spin The Wheel to travel through the next century and see what's in store! Plus: Join us for a guided tour of Herman's theme park, Weintraubsylvania!

A MIGHTY WOMAN

ensemble theatre · zach laws productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Three sisters gather in their home town after the death of their mother. As they come to terms with the passing of a parent, the sisters confront their past and their future with equal parts pain, anger, laughter, sadness, and ultimately, hope.
Three sisters gather in their home town after the death of their mother. As they come to terms with the passing of a parent, the sisters confront their past and their future with equal parts pain, anger, laughter, sadness, and ultimately, hope.

COCKROACH DIALOGUES

comedy · second skin theatre · Ages 15+ · United States of America
A terrifyingly hilarious tale of dreams in LA consumed by cockroaches, both real and imagined. WINNER 2016 Fringe Runway Award for Best Costumes!
A terrifyingly hilarious tale of dreams in LA consumed by cockroaches, both real and imagined. WINNER 2016 Fringe Runway Award for Best Costumes!

THE COLLECTION BY HAROLD PINTER/ANNIVERSARY BY RACHEL BONDS

ensemble theatre · milleninoir · Ages 13+ · United States of America
An evening of two one act plays dealing with the way we inadvertently allow ourselves to create chaos in our romantic relationships.
An evening of two one act plays dealing with the way we inadvertently allow ourselves to create chaos in our romantic relationships.

PENISARIA: THE STORY OF JOHN AND LORENA BOBBITT

musicals and operas · drunken owl productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
It's a comedic parody opera-type thingy about dismemberment, love and loss.
It's a comedic parody opera-type thingy about dismemberment, love and loss.

THE OLD WOMAN

solo performance · john grady · Ages 13+ · United States of America
The true life story of his mother’s heartbreaking journey into dementia, confronting the inevitable truth of aging, and coming to terms with his own mortality. A beautifully moving story peppered with moments of absolute joy and humor. "★★★★!" - CBC "Masterful storyteller" - WFP
The true life story of his mother’s heartbreaking journey into dementia, confronting the inevitable truth of aging, and coming to terms with his own mortality. A beautifully moving story peppered with moments of absolute joy and humor. "★★★★!" - CBC "Masterful storyteller" - WFP

THE DESIGNATED MOURNER BY WALLACE SHAWN

ensemble theatre · into the blue · Ages 14+ · United States of America
The trio from Theatre of NOTE who brought you THE FEVER returns with Wallace Shawn's THE DESIGNATED MOURNER. Leaders of a familiar western nation choose to sacrifice freedom for total control, as the fate of three citizens unfolds in a story matched with equal parts heart, humor, and horror.
The trio from Theatre of NOTE who brought you THE FEVER returns with Wallace Shawn's THE DESIGNATED MOURNER. Leaders of a familiar western nation choose to sacrifice freedom for total control, as the fate of three citizens unfolds in a story matched with equal parts heart, humor, and horror.