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WASHED IN THE BLOOD

lightformlab · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 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.

MOUNT VERNON

ensemble theatre · the vindicate co · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
THIS IS A MAJOR MUST SEE.**** You can’t possibly know that killing someone is forever. Can you? Directed by Peter Marc Jacobson. Sophie Ward and Brandon Ruiter star in a play about two strangers whose lives were changed in an instant.
THIS IS A MAJOR MUST SEE.**** You can’t possibly know that killing someone is forever. Can you? Directed by Peter Marc Jacobson. Sophie Ward and Brandon Ruiter star in a play about two strangers whose lives were changed in an instant.

ADAM AND EVE

comedy · the stella adler theatre lab · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
In this comedic reimagining of 'Adam and Eve', we discover that the story we've been told is a lie, and our only hope for truth, is a Clown.
In this comedic reimagining of 'Adam and Eve', we discover that the story we've been told is a lie, and our only hope for truth, is a Clown.

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.

JONBENET RAMSEY: THE MUSICAL (PARODY)

musicals and operas · jbr: the musical · Ages 17+ · world premiere · 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.

MMHMM: A KILLER ONE WOMAN SHOW

solo performance · soaring solo · Ages 17+ · one person show · 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.

THE OLD WOMAN

solo performance · john grady · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · 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

YOUR MOTHER'S VAGINA

comedy · rhombus ensemble · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 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!

LABITITY

comedy · outside entertainment · Ages 17+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
A comedic set takes a theatrical turn when a young comedian explores topics of race, gender, and sexuality. You'll laugh and squirm alongside a cast of characters that bring her perceptions to life, losing her Labitity (labels, titles, and identities) as she challenges you to do the same.
A comedic set takes a theatrical turn when a young comedian explores topics of race, gender, and sexuality. You'll laugh and squirm alongside a cast of characters that bring her perceptions to life, losing her Labitity (labels, titles, and identities) as she challenges you to do the same.

FOOL FOR LOVE

ensemble theatre · lalgbt center · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · United States of America
The story of two people who can't live without each other whether they like it or not. May is hiding out at an crappy motel in the Mojave Desert. Eddie finds her there and threatens to drag her back into the life from which she had finally escaped. No late seating.
The story of two people who can't live without each other whether they like it or not. May is hiding out at an crappy motel in the Mojave Desert. Eddie finds her there and threatens to drag her back into the life from which she had finally escaped. No late seating.

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.

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.

I AM VERTICAL

solo performance · michaela myers · Ages 18+ · one person show · 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.

ODILIA

ensemble theatre · las damas calaveras · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Odilia is a social worker on a mission to save a man’s life who is fleeing deportation in the borderlands. She is met by a mysterious figure and gets thrust into the Middle Ground, a space inhabited by Esqueletos. Before the sun rises, Odilia must uncover the secret to life to save her own.
Odilia is a social worker on a mission to save a man’s life who is fleeing deportation in the borderlands. She is met by a mysterious figure and gets thrust into the Middle Ground, a space inhabited by Esqueletos. Before the sun rises, Odilia must uncover the secret to life to save her own.

PENISARIA: THE STORY OF JOHN AND LORENA BOBBITT

musicals and operas · drunken owl productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 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.

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