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KING OF THE RATS: A FINAL SYMPHONY

solo performance · cypress company · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A once prominent composer now lives his days dwelling the caves of New York City subway stations with the only companions he has left...the rats. TRAILER: https://youtu.be/SdFoMunbqgI
A once prominent composer now lives his days dwelling the caves of New York City subway stations with the only companions he has left...the rats. TRAILER: https://youtu.be/SdFoMunbqgI

VIRTUAL REALITY BY ALAN ARKIN

comedy · the extra mile workshop · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

LOVE AFTER DEATH

solo performance · happy/sad artist collective · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
What happens when love meets anxiety? And OCD? And depression? Join me in this comedic exploration of all the neurotic tendencies and defense mechanisms between me and something called happy. If I can get out of my own way, I just might figure it out. Then again, it might be the death of me.
What happens when love meets anxiety? And OCD? And depression? Join me in this comedic exploration of all the neurotic tendencies and defense mechanisms between me and something called happy. If I can get out of my own way, I just might figure it out. Then again, it might be the death of me.

THE STORY OF MY LIFE

musicals and operas · chromolume theatre · Ages 3+ · United States of America
The Story of My Life follows the friendship of Alvin and Thomas. These lifelong friends are reunited after Alvin's mysterious death as Thomas struggles to write Alvin's eulogy while recounting the many turns that their lives have taken since meeting as children.
The Story of My Life follows the friendship of Alvin and Thomas. These lifelong friends are reunited after Alvin's mysterious death as Thomas struggles to write Alvin's eulogy while recounting the many turns that their lives have taken since meeting as children.

THE DANGEROUS CURES OF DR. B

ensemble theatre · the puckwit gang · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
A gonzo retelling of true events exploring the mechanics of belief, the power of the ego, and the birth of mass marketing as satisfied patients, skeptical experts, and sacrificial livestock respond to the unusual medical techniques of the worst doctor and best scoundrel America has ever seen.
A gonzo retelling of true events exploring the mechanics of belief, the power of the ego, and the birth of mass marketing as satisfied patients, skeptical experts, and sacrificial livestock respond to the unusual medical techniques of the worst doctor and best scoundrel America has ever seen.

FROM TOILET TO TINSELTOWN

maddieness · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Moaning Myrtle, everybody's favorite ghost from the Harry Potter series, is doing her one woman show - a chance for her to finally be seen (figuratively, of course).
Moaning Myrtle, everybody's favorite ghost from the Harry Potter series, is doing her one woman show - a chance for her to finally be seen (figuratively, of course).

PERSONAL PRIVILEGE AND TRUE TALES FROM TAP CITY

cabaret & variety · foolsicals · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
After writing the songs for the Fringe hits "Thanks A Lot - My Gratitusical!" and "12 Bars," Richard Levinson brings another set of funny, not-so-funny and not-funny-at-all songs. Last year people said things like: "Wonderful! Best random fringe ticket I've ever bought." Pay-what-you-can.
After writing the songs for the Fringe hits "Thanks A Lot - My Gratitusical!" and "12 Bars," Richard Levinson brings another set of funny, not-so-funny and not-funny-at-all songs. Last year people said things like: "Wonderful! Best random fringe ticket I've ever bought." Pay-what-you-can.

TAMING OF THE SHAMED

immersive theatre · martin morrow · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Martin Morrow assembles a group of storytellers and comedians who share their stories of shame, abuse, mental health issues, and the cycle they all create. A portion of ticket sales goes to an abuse prevention clinic in the Los Angeles area.
Martin Morrow assembles a group of storytellers and comedians who share their stories of shame, abuse, mental health issues, and the cycle they all create. A portion of ticket sales goes to an abuse prevention clinic in the Los Angeles area.

17TH FLOOR

ensemble theatre · letien productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
The kindness of strangers is only as good as their intentions. Two desperate parents learn this the hard way as they seek refuge from the fate of their sick children in the parent’s room at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
The kindness of strangers is only as good as their intentions. Two desperate parents learn this the hard way as they seek refuge from the fate of their sick children in the parent’s room at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

EXPECTATIONS HIGH

ensemble theatre · take the stage long beach · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
By Teens, For Teens (and anyone who has ever been a teen). Overheard humor, rumor, drama, trauma, bromance, romance and karma during passing periods in high school.
By Teens, For Teens (and anyone who has ever been a teen). Overheard humor, rumor, drama, trauma, bromance, romance and karma during passing periods in high school.

F*CK FICTION: TRUE TALES OF LIFE AND DEATH IN PARADISE

solo performance · building d · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · one person show · United States of America
Craving new stories about SWAT teams, crayons, and pole dancing? I get it. Unfold a beach chair, pop open a cold one, and drink them all in… with even more absurd, true stories told by me, Keith Blaney. Live music: Nikki Kelly. Winner: Best Storytelling Show, NoHo Fringe 2017. http://fckfiction.com
Craving new stories about SWAT teams, crayons, and pole dancing? I get it. Unfold a beach chair, pop open a cold one, and drink them all in… with even more absurd, true stories told by me, Keith Blaney. Live music: Nikki Kelly. Winner: Best Storytelling Show, NoHo Fringe 2017. http://fckfiction.com

JAKE & THE ANGEL

comedy · thromabone productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
Can a Hollywood producer succeed in ending it all without his self-serving, pain in the ass guardian angel getting in the way?
Can a Hollywood producer succeed in ending it all without his self-serving, pain in the ass guardian angel getting in the way?

YOU IN MIDAIR

solo performance · danna w. schaeffer · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States of America
Danna Schaeffer tells the "startling" and "life-changing" story of her life after the murder of her only child Rebecca Schaeffer, a young Hollywood actress killed by an obsessed fan in 1989. Danna's spirited journey is both tragic and funny.
Danna Schaeffer tells the "startling" and "life-changing" story of her life after the murder of her only child Rebecca Schaeffer, a young Hollywood actress killed by an obsessed fan in 1989. Danna's spirited journey is both tragic and funny.

BEST FRIEND

sullfloat productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Following a family tragedy, Ben seeks solace in his childhood friend Andrew and his fiancée Lilly. But with Ben comes emotional baggage, toxic behavior, and a stubborn worldview that tests the couple's patience and threatens their relationship. A play about your unwoke friend.
Following a family tragedy, Ben seeks solace in his childhood friend Andrew and his fiancée Lilly. But with Ben comes emotional baggage, toxic behavior, and a stubborn worldview that tests the couple's patience and threatens their relationship. A play about your unwoke friend.

NARCOLEPSY, INC

ensemble theatre · third rail alive · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Speculative fiction set in a theocratic state where sleep and dreams are policed and manufactured by the multinational, Narcolepsy, Inc. whose chief scientist and engineer, a queer Black woman, is under house arrest for selling company secrets.
Speculative fiction set in a theocratic state where sleep and dreams are policed and manufactured by the multinational, Narcolepsy, Inc. whose chief scientist and engineer, a queer Black woman, is under house arrest for selling company secrets.

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