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AN EXPLORATION OF GENDER EXPRESSION - TAMING OF THE SHREW

queer classics · world premiere · United States of America
In modern times, Queer Classics' Kate and Petruchio might identify as trans, but the 1950's are a completely different world. In this new and sexy take on Shakespeare's classic comedy, QC explores the characters' expression of gender in a time before there were labels to define it.
In modern times, Queer Classics' Kate and Petruchio might identify as trans, but the 1950's are a completely different world. In this new and sexy take on Shakespeare's classic comedy, QC explores the characters' expression of gender in a time before there were labels to define it.

MAGNUM OPUS THEATRE PRESENTS

the magnum players · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Nominated BEST COMEDY! OVATION RECOMMENDED! "GO"-LA Weekly! Untrained writers send their screenplays to Hollywood studios every day. We perform the worst live on stage. Word for word. We didn't change a thing. Honest!
Nominated BEST COMEDY! OVATION RECOMMENDED! "GO"-LA Weekly! Untrained writers send their screenplays to Hollywood studios every day. We perform the worst live on stage. Word for word. We didn't change a thing. Honest!

DATING: ADULTS EMBRACING FAILURE

comedy · broken heart productions · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States of America
"TOP 3 SHOWS OF 2014!" ~ Chicago Tribune Every relationship fails until one doesn't. The trick is finding out which one that is. "Dating" showcases eight eclectic couples as they discover if they have the right chemistry to make a match that lasts.
"TOP 3 SHOWS OF 2014!" ~ Chicago Tribune Every relationship fails until one doesn't. The trick is finding out which one that is. "Dating" showcases eight eclectic couples as they discover if they have the right chemistry to make a match that lasts.

MAX & ELSA: NO MUSIC. NO CHILDREN.

comedy · the norton school for the occasionally self-employed · Ages 10+ · world premiere · United States of America
If you've seen THE SOUND OF MUSIC, you know what happens to Maria and the von Trapps – they do, in fact, climb ev'ry mountain. But what about Uncle Max and the Baroness? Come find out in MAX & ELSA, a subversive comedy featuring the two people for whom the hills were NOT alive with… well, you know.
If you've seen THE SOUND OF MUSIC, you know what happens to Maria and the von Trapps – they do, in fact, climb ev'ry mountain. But what about Uncle Max and the Baroness? Come find out in MAX & ELSA, a subversive comedy featuring the two people for whom the hills were NOT alive with… well, you know.

ZIP TIES

entier theatre co. & cyanide theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Two hitmen have captured a man who has just been released from prison. But neither the man or his captors have any idea why they're all there. Answers will come...when The Boss arrives. Like a Tarantino farce on crack, with plenty of blood and laughter. One, pure, uncut, hour of tension.
Two hitmen have captured a man who has just been released from prison. But neither the man or his captors have any idea why they're all there. Answers will come...when The Boss arrives. Like a Tarantino farce on crack, with plenty of blood and laughter. One, pure, uncut, hour of tension.

THENARDIERS INN - A LES MISERABLES CABARET

cac studios · Ages 21+ · United States of America
Forget Broadway, and bring in the broads, it’s Master Thenardier’s turn! Welcome to Thenardier’s Inn, a re-telling of the Victor Hugo Les Miserable tale put on by the man himself.
Forget Broadway, and bring in the broads, it’s Master Thenardier’s turn! Welcome to Thenardier’s Inn, a re-telling of the Victor Hugo Les Miserable tale put on by the man himself.

THE VIDEO GAMES

mb stage productions · Ages 14+ · family friendly · flashing lights · United States of America
After running six months Off-Broadway, THE VIDEO GAMES returns to Hollywood Fringe Festival! An interactive stage combat extravaganza where beloved video game icons complete for the title of Player One! The show changes every performance as the audience votes for their favorite characters!
After running six months Off-Broadway, THE VIDEO GAMES returns to Hollywood Fringe Festival! An interactive stage combat extravaganza where beloved video game icons complete for the title of Player One! The show changes every performance as the audience votes for their favorite characters!

BEYOND - UNEMPLOYED. FINALLY.

solo performance · written and performed by heather r. dowling · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
The story of a woman who tried on 30 jobs, in 30 years before finally doing what everyone said she couldn't. She has surrendered to her passion for performing. But now she has dirt to dish about the odd-jobs and odd-balls she's encountered along the way. Come see her now. Unemployed. Finally.
The story of a woman who tried on 30 jobs, in 30 years before finally doing what everyone said she couldn't. She has surrendered to her passion for performing. But now she has dirt to dish about the odd-jobs and odd-balls she's encountered along the way. Come see her now. Unemployed. Finally.

FIFTY SHADES OF SHREW

ensemble theatre · broads' word theatre · United States of America
William Shakespeare's classic tale takes on a new twist with BDSM Please note: there is no late seating and is recommended to arrive 10 min early for a fun pre-show!
William Shakespeare's classic tale takes on a new twist with BDSM Please note: there is no late seating and is recommended to arrive 10 min early for a fun pre-show!

MIRROR, MIRROR THE MUSICAL

november christine · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
"Mirror, Mirror the Musical" is an modern fairy tale about a young black woman who's under the spell of a little "white" lie...
"Mirror, Mirror the Musical" is an modern fairy tale about a young black woman who's under the spell of a little "white" lie...

KING DICK

comedy · the gangbusters theatre company · Ages 11+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
It's Christmas 1970, and The King is on the run from his family. With Mercury in retrograde, he concocts a scheme offering his services to solve America’s drug problem in exchange for a Federal Agent Badge. Will Dick Nixon say yes? It was the last time anyone was allowed to cold call the President.
It's Christmas 1970, and The King is on the run from his family. With Mercury in retrograde, he concocts a scheme offering his services to solve America’s drug problem in exchange for a Federal Agent Badge. Will Dick Nixon say yes? It was the last time anyone was allowed to cold call the President.

KING OF KONG: A MUSICAL PARODY

notaweeb · Ages 12+ · United States of America
A two-person, unauthorized, award-winning musical parody of the hit documentary “The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters”, following two men on their combative quest to hold the high score in the classic video game Donkey Kong.
A two-person, unauthorized, award-winning musical parody of the hit documentary “The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters”, following two men on their combative quest to hold the high score in the classic video game Donkey Kong.

STUPID SONGS!!

comedy · stupid songs · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · United States of America
If you HATE musical theatre, if you LOVE musical theatre, this is the show for you. A night of original funny songs & parodies that will make you forget we're all going to die. For a bit.
If you HATE musical theatre, if you LOVE musical theatre, this is the show for you. A night of original funny songs & parodies that will make you forget we're all going to die. For a bit.

LOVE LABOURS WON

rogue shakespeare · Ages 16+ · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
One of the most acclaimed plays ever to come out of the Edinburgh Fringe. ‘Pick of the Fringe’ two years running. "Go see it and watch great theatre in action" 5 stars - UK Theatre Network. “This is unmissable” 5 stars – Three Weeks. “A damned good romp” 5 stars - British Theatre Guide
One of the most acclaimed plays ever to come out of the Edinburgh Fringe. ‘Pick of the Fringe’ two years running. "Go see it and watch great theatre in action" 5 stars - UK Theatre Network. “This is unmissable” 5 stars – Three Weeks. “A damned good romp” 5 stars - British Theatre Guide

SMILE, BABY

comedy · the others theater company · world premiere · United States of America
A chance encounter between two women at a bus stop takes an unexpected turn in this dark comedy at the intersection of catcalling and violence. A lady-centric ensemble explores the hilarious, frightening, bizarre experience of street harassment through sketch, song & even a streetwise fashion show.
A chance encounter between two women at a bus stop takes an unexpected turn in this dark comedy at the intersection of catcalling and violence. A lady-centric ensemble explores the hilarious, frightening, bizarre experience of street harassment through sketch, song & even a streetwise fashion show.