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IAMAFEST 2013

ensemble theatre · iama theatre company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
IAMAFest is an festival of new one-acts and premieres, featuring both known, established talent and new, emerging voices. Featuring BELA LUGOSI IS DEAD by Jim Macdonald, SINGLE by Ivana Shein, WHAT A PILL by Chiara Atik, and MONTANA by Louise Munson.
IAMAFest is an festival of new one-acts and premieres, featuring both known, established talent and new, emerging voices. Featuring BELA LUGOSI IS DEAD by Jim Macdonald, SINGLE by Ivana Shein, WHAT A PILL by Chiara Atik, and MONTANA by Louise Munson.

BABY

ensemble theatre · a working theater · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
On a remote island off the coast of Maine, a reclusive has-been movie star lives in seclusion with his forty years-younger paramour. He wants to die; She wants his baby. And it’s all going down tonight.
On a remote island off the coast of Maine, a reclusive has-been movie star lives in seclusion with his forty years-younger paramour. He wants to die; She wants his baby. And it’s all going down tonight.

THAT'S FUNNY. YOU DIDN'T SOUND BLACK ON THE PHONE.

comedy · big guns big tobacco · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
Still funny. Still not sounding black. Szathmari returns with politically incorrect tales of self-discovery taking her from extreme rural Maryland to boarding school via The Preppy Handbook to Budapest and black again. Dark, comedy from a dark comedian.
Still funny. Still not sounding black. Szathmari returns with politically incorrect tales of self-discovery taking her from extreme rural Maryland to boarding school via The Preppy Handbook to Budapest and black again. Dark, comedy from a dark comedian.

WHORE LOGIC

solo performance · akynos.com · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · one person show · United States
Enlightenment arrives when one woman discovers the joy of using her pussy for power, to pay her rent and to finally understand and accept her sexual objectification.
Enlightenment arrives when one woman discovers the joy of using her pussy for power, to pay her rent and to finally understand and accept her sexual objectification.

STABILIZED NOT CONTROLLED

solo performance · stage left studio nyc and cheryl king productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
Evil landlord “Killer” Joe and arch nemesis Lorna Breedlove, a rent-stabilized recovering sex addict, battle in this hilariously dark comedy of man's love for his property. An army of stabilized (and recovering) occupants fight for a 5-floor NYC apartment. But ...Leave Manhattan? Not on your life!
Evil landlord “Killer” Joe and arch nemesis Lorna Breedlove, a rent-stabilized recovering sex addict, battle in this hilariously dark comedy of man's love for his property. An army of stabilized (and recovering) occupants fight for a 5-floor NYC apartment. But ...Leave Manhattan? Not on your life!

YOU MAKE ME PHYSICALLY ILL: EPISODE 2 "LOVE NEVER DIES"

comedy · seat of your pants productions · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States
A father tries to develop his version of the musical "Love Never Dies" starring his daughters and finds himself staging it in a strip club. One of his daughter's boyfriend tries to stop it from happening and high junks ensue.
A father tries to develop his version of the musical "Love Never Dies" starring his daughters and finds himself staging it in a strip club. One of his daughter's boyfriend tries to stop it from happening and high junks ensue.

BRILLIANT TRACES

ensemble theatre · theatre before saddle · Ages 6+ · family friendly · United States
Brilliant Traces, by Cindy Lou Johnson, is a play about a woman who finds herself at the doorstep of a reclusive young man in the middle of the Alaskan Wilderness, just days after she was supposed to be married. Starring Riley Rose Critchlow, Clay Elliott and directed by Nick Zayas.
Brilliant Traces, by Cindy Lou Johnson, is a play about a woman who finds herself at the doorstep of a reclusive young man in the middle of the Alaskan Wilderness, just days after she was supposed to be married. Starring Riley Rose Critchlow, Clay Elliott and directed by Nick Zayas.

ME LOVE ME

ensemble theatre · be flat productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
Tuck is a libertine with a coke addiction and a middling acting career. Gemma is his pill-popping, performance artist girlfriend. When Tuck’s biological clone is released from a lab, the two men embark on a tear of booze, drugs, and clone-sex, leaving Gemma to pick up the pieces and try to move on.
Tuck is a libertine with a coke addiction and a middling acting career. Gemma is his pill-popping, performance artist girlfriend. When Tuck’s biological clone is released from a lab, the two men embark on a tear of booze, drugs, and clone-sex, leaving Gemma to pick up the pieces and try to move on.

Forgetting not Forgotten

This multimedia, multiple character is a edutainment solo show. A performer takes on the role as caregiver after her mothers diagnosis with Alzheimers, and as the neighborhood becomes gentrified her world falls apart.

TEMPLE TANTRUM

"If they get you when you're a child, they've got you for life." Experience Nicole Steinwedell's One Woman Show about growing up in a Christian cult, internalizing her abusers, and finally reclaiming her life as her own! *CLICK IMAGE FOR TICKETS*

The Institute for Opposite of Longing

"An incredibly moving and stylish piece performed beautifully by the two players. The play writes honestly about loss as a distilled and concentrated thing, dosed with humor that acts as a buffering agent, until it can’t anymore.”

Jessie's Messy Mind

A "crazy" solo show that makes a mental difference. Jessie is an artist with schizo-affective whose show is a refreshing, humorous look into the heart of mental difference. You'll either leave enlightened or simply lightened up!