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D IS FOR DOG

theatre · rogue artists ensemble · Ages 12+ · flashing lights · United States
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.

DISCOTROPE: THE SECRET NIGHTLIFE OF SOLAR CELLS

events & workshops · discotrope · flashing lights · United States
Discotrope is an audiovisual performance featuring a disco ball that's been turned into a strange video projection system - one that uses solar cells as mirrors, and video in place of colored lights. The video show mixes clips from histories of dance in cinema - from Edison to YouTube.
Discotrope is an audiovisual performance featuring a disco ball that's been turned into a strange video projection system - one that uses solar cells as mirrors, and video in place of colored lights. The video show mixes clips from histories of dance in cinema - from Edison to YouTube.

LOLPERA

musicals and operas · the epic futurists · United States
LA Weekly's "Pick of the Week," LOLPERA, is an absurd multimedia opera with a libretto created only from captions of internet memes. Set in dystopian Catcotopia 2084, LOLPERA is the story of the epik quest for meaning in our modern world ...told entirely through stupid cat pictures.
LA Weekly's "Pick of the Week," LOLPERA, is an absurd multimedia opera with a libretto created only from captions of internet memes. Set in dystopian Catcotopia 2084, LOLPERA is the story of the epik quest for meaning in our modern world ...told entirely through stupid cat pictures.

LICKI UCROJ PRESENTS: HOW TO DO THANGZ WITH WORDZ

cabaret & variety · girls with guns media · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Licki Ucroj "knowz" how to do thangz with wordz. Originally inspired by hip-hop icon Nicki Minaj, the rapper believes in the transformative power of language. She sings, speaks, and proselytizes: propagating a faith in words and their power to heal broken hearts. Wounds were made for licking.
Licki Ucroj "knowz" how to do thangz with wordz. Originally inspired by hip-hop icon Nicki Minaj, the rapper believes in the transformative power of language. She sings, speaks, and proselytizes: propagating a faith in words and their power to heal broken hearts. Wounds were made for licking.

FLESH EATING TIGER

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · United States
Vicious dark humor chronicles an affair under the influence in this Los Angeles premiere from writer/director Amy Tofte. He struggles with sobriety, She's dependent on his affection.
Vicious dark humor chronicles an affair under the influence in this Los Angeles premiere from writer/director Amy Tofte. He struggles with sobriety, She's dependent on his affection.

TEARING THE WORLD APART

dance & physical theatre · notjusttheater · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
What would it take to effect real change, even if it meant the destruction of our world as we know it. Combining multi-media projections with physical theater, live action painting, original music, and text, we invite you to come with us to the brink of destruction, and the birth of a new beginning.
What would it take to effect real change, even if it meant the destruction of our world as we know it. Combining multi-media projections with physical theater, live action painting, original music, and text, we invite you to come with us to the brink of destruction, and the birth of a new beginning.

HOW COME NO ONE'S SAYING

workshops · kathryn · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States
Feel alone in truly seeing WHAT'S GOING ON in our dangerously foolish civilization?? You perceive that even the folks exhorting others to open their eyes and notice what's really happening are, themselves, STILL MISSING the even BIGGER PICTURE?? If you’re a compassionate intellectual, we must meet.
Feel alone in truly seeing WHAT'S GOING ON in our dangerously foolish civilization?? You perceive that even the folks exhorting others to open their eyes and notice what's really happening are, themselves, STILL MISSING the even BIGGER PICTURE?? If you’re a compassionate intellectual, we must meet.

THE COLLECTOR

theatre · animal cracker conspiracy · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · United States
A mysterious tale about a lowly debt collector, who, under the management of a tyrannical overseer, undergoes a radical transformation in the process of collecting debts. Performed with puppets, toy theatre, and stop motion animation. Sound by Margaret Noble. Funded by the Jim Henson Foundation.
A mysterious tale about a lowly debt collector, who, under the management of a tyrannical overseer, undergoes a radical transformation in the process of collecting debts. Performed with puppets, toy theatre, and stop motion animation. Sound by Margaret Noble. Funded by the Jim Henson Foundation.

BIJAN THE MAGIJAN: AN EXOTIC EVENING OF MAGIC & MYSTERY

cabaret & variety · bijan magic · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
A magical experience fit for the Shah. Bijan the Magijan's Persian magic and exotic charm will sweeten your palate leaving you breathless. Don’t miss your opportunity to witness the first U.S. performance by a master of exotic magic & mystery. “Bijan is not just a magician, he is the Magijan!”
A magical experience fit for the Shah. Bijan the Magijan's Persian magic and exotic charm will sweeten your palate leaving you breathless. Don’t miss your opportunity to witness the first U.S. performance by a master of exotic magic & mystery. “Bijan is not just a magician, he is the Magijan!”

IF WATER WERE PRESENT, IT WOULD BE CALLED DROWNING

theatre · john sinner's theatre revelation · Ages 16+ · United States
Expanded version of this intense/funny performance work developed in NYC & @ REDCAT Studio. Lolly (Betsy Moore), the short-circuiting housewife, shares her sexual adventures & fantastic schemes to escape domesticity. W/Paul Tucci. NYTheatre.com: "Tightly executed surrealism - well worth your time."
Expanded version of this intense/funny performance work developed in NYC & @ REDCAT Studio. Lolly (Betsy Moore), the short-circuiting housewife, shares her sexual adventures & fantastic schemes to escape domesticity. W/Paul Tucci. NYTheatre.com: "Tightly executed surrealism - well worth your time."

THE EGG PLAY (STAGED READING)

theatre · transient theater · Ages 18+ · United States
Imagine “Our Town” procreates with “No Exit” and makes an absurd, violent, and strangely funny baby. That baby is THE EGG PLAY. Three characters, one persistent doorbell, and a memory that refuses to recognize it has long overstayed its welcome.
Imagine “Our Town” procreates with “No Exit” and makes an absurd, violent, and strangely funny baby. That baby is THE EGG PLAY. Three characters, one persistent doorbell, and a memory that refuses to recognize it has long overstayed its welcome.

STREEP TEASE

comedy · sinking village · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States
An Evening Of Meryl Streep Monologues -Performed by an All-Male Cast, is a group of seven actors recreating scenes from the most unforgettable movies of one of the greatest actresses of all-time Meryl Streep.
An Evening Of Meryl Streep Monologues -Performed by an All-Male Cast, is a group of seven actors recreating scenes from the most unforgettable movies of one of the greatest actresses of all-time Meryl Streep.

MIND THE GAP (BETWEEN YOU & YOUR AUDIENCE)

workshops · freelance storyteller & outreach consultant · Ages 13+ · family friendly · United States
MIND THE GAP. Bridge the gap between potential audience & you. Evaluation & take-aways for immediate use. ACCESSIBILITY IN ARTS. Get introduced to groups who would love to attend but literally aren't invited b/c of limitations PLUS orgs who can fund & give you access on a tight budget.
MIND THE GAP. Bridge the gap between potential audience & you. Evaluation & take-aways for immediate use. ACCESSIBILITY IN ARTS. Get introduced to groups who would love to attend but literally aren't invited b/c of limitations PLUS orgs who can fund & give you access on a tight budget.

POOL (NO WATER) BY MARK RAVENHILL

theatre · monkey wrench collective · Ages 17+ · includes nudity · United States
A famous photographer suffers a horrific accident. As a group of her less successful friends rally around her in the hospital, an almost unthinkable plan starts to take shape: Could she be their next art project? Warning: Contains nudity, adult language and sexual situations.
A famous photographer suffers a horrific accident. As a group of her less successful friends rally around her in the hospital, an almost unthinkable plan starts to take shape: Could she be their next art project? Warning: Contains nudity, adult language and sexual situations.

THE FOOL AND THE RED QUEEN

theatre · padua playwrights productions, inc. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
In his newest play, legendary poet-playwright Murray Mednick experiments with archetypes to explore human nature & the process of theater. Gary, a down-on-his-luck actor, finds himself at a nightmarish audition where we, the audience, discover the magical ability of theater to create new realities.
In his newest play, legendary poet-playwright Murray Mednick experiments with archetypes to explore human nature & the process of theater. Gary, a down-on-his-luck actor, finds himself at a nightmarish audition where we, the audience, discover the magical ability of theater to create new realities.