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CAVE GIRL THE MUSICAL

solo performance · glennis mccarthy · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
"Cave Girl The Musical will have you riveted from the moment [Glennis] bursts on the stage singing her heart out front and center.” - Carole D'andrea, original "Velma" West Side Story Broadway and Motion Picture casts
"Cave Girl The Musical will have you riveted from the moment [Glennis] bursts on the stage singing her heart out front and center.” - Carole D'andrea, original "Velma" West Side Story Broadway and Motion Picture casts

TAPPING MY WAY TO THE NUTHOUSE

solo performance · jassem ink · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · 75 mins · United States of America
WE ALL HAVE TO DO SOMETHING TO STAVE OFF THE HORROR, TO BRING IN THE JOY, TO TAKE US TO OUR OWN PRIVATE WORLD WHERE WE CAN FLY. ME, I TAP DANCE. THE SHOW IS TOLD THROUGH TAP, MIME, CHARACTERS, MUSIC, multi media THIS YA GOTTA SEE. THERE WILL BE A DOCTOR IN THE AUDIENCE IF IT IS ALL TOO MUCH
WE ALL HAVE TO DO SOMETHING TO STAVE OFF THE HORROR, TO BRING IN THE JOY, TO TAKE US TO OUR OWN PRIVATE WORLD WHERE WE CAN FLY. ME, I TAP DANCE. THE SHOW IS TOLD THROUGH TAP, MIME, CHARACTERS, MUSIC, multi media THIS YA GOTTA SEE. THERE WILL BE A DOCTOR IN THE AUDIENCE IF IT IS ALL TOO MUCH

FOOD FOR ALL

solo performance · 6 small meals · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
A 412-pound man sees his life in true perspective and understands that more has never been enough, that enough is not in chitlins, sowbelly, and ‘lasses but just possibly in the small bite of an apple.
A 412-pound man sees his life in true perspective and understands that more has never been enough, that enough is not in chitlins, sowbelly, and ‘lasses but just possibly in the small bite of an apple.

INVITATION TO LOVE...AND DEATH

comedy · tj o'brien · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 75 mins · United States of America
In this world premiere dark comedy, hit reality show "Invitation to Love" is an unlikely cross between The Bachelor & American Idol: male & female "Love Guests" participate in talent competitions to stay to win a proposal from the bisexual "Love Host". Suddenly, it's targeted by a serial killer…
In this world premiere dark comedy, hit reality show "Invitation to Love" is an unlikely cross between The Bachelor & American Idol: male & female "Love Guests" participate in talent competitions to stay to win a proposal from the bisexual "Love Host". Suddenly, it's targeted by a serial killer…

BOXING LESSONS

ensemble theatre · the new american theatre · Ages 12+ · world premiere · 85 mins · United States of America
LA TIMES CRITICS' CHOICE! One family, a three-legged dog, and a gazillion secrets New dark comedy by John Bunzel, directed by Jack Stehlin
LA TIMES CRITICS' CHOICE! One family, a three-legged dog, and a gazillion secrets New dark comedy by John Bunzel, directed by Jack Stehlin

TWO NAKED ANGELS

ensemble theatre · two naked angels · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
LOST VOICES - Three Women, Aarthi. Helena. Simone. Today their stories may determine the fate of 7.6 Billion people and they don't even know it. DEATH UNIT - Texas Prison. Two Men. A dead body. Elevator not working. Doors locked. Lights flicker off and on. What else could go wrong?
LOST VOICES - Three Women, Aarthi. Helena. Simone. Today their stories may determine the fate of 7.6 Billion people and they don't even know it. DEATH UNIT - Texas Prison. Two Men. A dead body. Elevator not working. Doors locked. Lights flicker off and on. What else could go wrong?

THE W*TCHY B*TCHY HOUR

comedy · jammiest co. · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 50 mins · United States of America
An afternoon variety hour of magic with Nader Hanna: The Master Mentalist, stand up by Olivia Hill, drag performance by Mirage a Trios, and 2 short plays: "In Which the Witches Three Spill the T" by Christina Kishpaugh, and "The Bitching Hour" by Cassie Soliday.
An afternoon variety hour of magic with Nader Hanna: The Master Mentalist, stand up by Olivia Hill, drag performance by Mirage a Trios, and 2 short plays: "In Which the Witches Three Spill the T" by Christina Kishpaugh, and "The Bitching Hour" by Cassie Soliday.

TRANSFERENCE

comedy · artepollo productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 55 mins · United States of America
A woman awakens from hypnotherapy and remembers all of her past lives. And that her therapist has been the love of her life in every lifetime. Transference tells the story of a woman hoping to get it right, and that this life won't end in one of their premature deaths.
A woman awakens from hypnotherapy and remembers all of her past lives. And that her therapist has been the love of her life in every lifetime. Transference tells the story of a woman hoping to get it right, and that this life won't end in one of their premature deaths.

BUTCHER HOLLER HERE WE COME!

ensemble theatre · aztec economy · Ages 13+ · 75 mins · United States of America
1973, West Virginia. Following a cave collapse, 5 coal miners struggle to survive the dwindling supply of oxygen, the lack of food and water, the unravelling sense of passing time, and, even more threatening, their own competing natures. Learn More at NewYorkIsDead.Net
1973, West Virginia. Following a cave collapse, 5 coal miners struggle to survive the dwindling supply of oxygen, the lack of food and water, the unravelling sense of passing time, and, even more threatening, their own competing natures. Learn More at NewYorkIsDead.Net

CHRISSY METH~A DANCE WITH THE DEVIL AND THE JOURNEY BACK

solo performance · crystal bush · Ages 18+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · 65 mins · United States of America
Through the use of song, mulitmedia, humor and multi character embodiment; she explores, questions and challengs our beliefs and social mores surrounding identity and self esteem while showing that it's never too late to comeback and find one's self-worth.
Through the use of song, mulitmedia, humor and multi character embodiment; she explores, questions and challengs our beliefs and social mores surrounding identity and self esteem while showing that it's never too late to comeback and find one's self-worth.

DEAR JEFF: A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT SUICIDE & DOMESTIC ABUSE

musicals and operas · good shows · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · 55 mins · United States of America
A one-woman musical with original songs written and performed by Callie Ott. Based on her true story, Callie was in an abusive relationship with her boyfriend Jeff. But if she ever broke up with him, he would threaten to kill himself. Finally, she did... and he did.
A one-woman musical with original songs written and performed by Callie Ott. Based on her true story, Callie was in an abusive relationship with her boyfriend Jeff. But if she ever broke up with him, he would threaten to kill himself. Finally, she did... and he did.

DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA

comedy · ki-ta wolf productions · Ages 18+ · 1hr · United States of America
Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, written by John Patrick Shanley is about two lost and broken people finding each other amongst the chaos of their lives.
Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, written by John Patrick Shanley is about two lost and broken people finding each other amongst the chaos of their lives.

ASK A BLACK WOMAN

solo performance · mouthpeace entertainment · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
People of different races have been asking a Black Woman named Shanara, all kinds of questions on the streets of L.A. for the past 2 years, on her “Ask A Black Woman” YouTube series. This is a theatrical & poetic response with provocative accounts of living Black in America.
People of different races have been asking a Black Woman named Shanara, all kinds of questions on the streets of L.A. for the past 2 years, on her “Ask A Black Woman” YouTube series. This is a theatrical & poetic response with provocative accounts of living Black in America.

THE DEATH OF SAM MOBEAN

ensemble theatre · orgasmico theatre company · Ages 10+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · 50 mins · United States of America
From 2015 TOP OF FRINGE winner Orgasmico: in the strange world of Sam Mobean, institutions of justice, religion, and marriage all get thrown ass-backwards into a web of absurdity and insanity. Only three things are certain: 1) Sam Mobean will die. 2) Sam Mobean is dead. 3) Long live Sam Mobean
From 2015 TOP OF FRINGE winner Orgasmico: in the strange world of Sam Mobean, institutions of justice, religion, and marriage all get thrown ass-backwards into a web of absurdity and insanity. Only three things are certain: 1) Sam Mobean will die. 2) Sam Mobean is dead. 3) Long live Sam Mobean

CREDITORS BY AUGUST STRINDBERG

ensemble theatre · black box thespians · Ages 17+ · 1hr · United States of America
Adapted by David Grieg, Strindberg’s Creditors is a powerful psychodrama. Adolph, a painter is developing a neurological disorder, has been befriended by Gustav, who both inspires him and feeds his mind with doubts and insecurities about work, his wife, his masculinity and his mortality.
Adapted by David Grieg, Strindberg’s Creditors is a powerful psychodrama. Adolph, a painter is developing a neurological disorder, has been befriended by Gustav, who both inspires him and feeds his mind with doubts and insecurities about work, his wife, his masculinity and his mortality.