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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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!

A MIGHTY WOMAN

ensemble theatre · zach laws productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 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.

STRAP-ON

ensemble theatre · proboscis theatre company · Ages 17+ · world premiere · 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?

HERE THERE BE DRAGONS

solo performance · rogue elephant · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
One man's journey from fear to freedom with a Ukrainian dog and some shredded cheese.
One man's journey from fear to freedom with a Ukrainian dog and some shredded cheese.

COCKROACH DIALOGUES

comedy · second skin theatre · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 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!

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.

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.

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.

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!

Summer Special for TOO BLUNT!

Kelvin Blunt's solo show recounts his eventful and comical journey to losing 100 pounds, modern dating hiccups, childhood crushes--and pays homage to his dad and sheroes. Use the code SUMMER for $10 tickets.

DOZED & CONFUSED

Carl Kozlowski fell asleep at the wheel of his car, made Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank think he died mid-interview and had to race an LA bus at 90 mph. Now he's ready to share his craziest narcoleptic misadventures with you. Strap in!