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RYAN IS LOST

comedy · awake/unafraid · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
Oh no! Frank and Avis have lost their nephew in a busy mall! Maybe if they wait on that bench he'll show up. Maybe everything will be okay. Maybe if they wait long enough, their lives will have meaning. Maybe somebody's coming to rescue them. Maybe... wait, why are they sitting there again?
Oh no! Frank and Avis have lost their nephew in a busy mall! Maybe if they wait on that bench he'll show up. Maybe everything will be okay. Maybe if they wait long enough, their lives will have meaning. Maybe somebody's coming to rescue them. Maybe... wait, why are they sitting there again?

DAVID AND LEEMAN: HOW TO CONVINCINGLY FAKE HONESTY

cabaret & variety · david and leeman · Ages 16+ · United States
Comedy Festival and returning Top 10 Show of Hollywood Fringe Festival 2012. David and Leeman return to fascinate, fool, and whip you into a flummoxed frenzy. Theirs is magic at its finest and funniest. LA's Filthy Liars will have your arms flailing in delight.
Comedy Festival and returning Top 10 Show of Hollywood Fringe Festival 2012. David and Leeman return to fascinate, fool, and whip you into a flummoxed frenzy. Theirs is magic at its finest and funniest. LA's Filthy Liars will have your arms flailing in delight.

BALDY

solo performance · yokko · Ages 13+ · family friendly · one person show · Japan
A young Japanese woman discovers her father's love for her only after she loses her hair and skin. Nearly a dozen characters are brought to life in this revealing, fearless and funny journey of survival and the power of dream.
A young Japanese woman discovers her father's love for her only after she loses her hair and skin. Nearly a dozen characters are brought to life in this revealing, fearless and funny journey of survival and the power of dream.

THE SPOLIN PLAYERS

comedy · www.spolinplayers.com · Ages 8+ · family friendly · United States
These Hollywood professionals perform an all-improvised show playing the theater games of Viola Spolin,"The High Priestess Of Improv." Cast credits include: SNL,SECOND CITY,THE SIMPSONS,FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF,REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER and so many more. Bring your imagination,you'll need it!
These Hollywood professionals perform an all-improvised show playing the theater games of Viola Spolin,"The High Priestess Of Improv." Cast credits include: SNL,SECOND CITY,THE SIMPSONS,FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF,REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER and so many more. Bring your imagination,you'll need it!

TAKE ME TO THE POORHOUSE

comedy · take me to the poorhouse · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · Nigeria
WINNER: BEST INTERNATIONAL, NOMINEE: DUENDE DISTINCTION A sparkling new comedy about a middle-class Nigerian 3rd grader who dreams of becoming poor to win the heart of her popular classmate. A fresh glimpse of African life about a girl eager to reject herself in to order to feel like she belongs.
WINNER: BEST INTERNATIONAL, NOMINEE: DUENDE DISTINCTION A sparkling new comedy about a middle-class Nigerian 3rd grader who dreams of becoming poor to win the heart of her popular classmate. A fresh glimpse of African life about a girl eager to reject herself in to order to feel like she belongs.

EXORCISTIC: THE ROCK MUSICAL PARODY EXPERIMENT

musicals and operas · orgasmico theatre company · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
*From the Winner Best Musical (DOOMSDAY CABARET): When a cash-strapped theatre troupe capitalizes on the 40th Anniversary THE EXORCIST with a hilarious rock parody, they unleash HELL! Heads will spin and demons will dance in The Rock Musical Event of 2013! THE POWER OF CHRIST COMPELS YOU!
*From the Winner Best Musical (DOOMSDAY CABARET): When a cash-strapped theatre troupe capitalizes on the 40th Anniversary THE EXORCIST with a hilarious rock parody, they unleash HELL! Heads will spin and demons will dance in The Rock Musical Event of 2013! THE POWER OF CHRIST COMPELS YOU!

BANGO

musicals and operas · jag.rox&co. and mii*tkartisan · Ages 7+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
Teenie*Bops are forever-teens from planet Bango. A multi-ethnic league of explorers discover Earth. Eager to help our planet, they disguise as a teen-band, KLYYQ. With the hot properties of the pop cultures, they teach academics, arts, and advocacy. All-Grade Education via new music video stylings.
Teenie*Bops are forever-teens from planet Bango. A multi-ethnic league of explorers discover Earth. Eager to help our planet, they disguise as a teen-band, KLYYQ. With the hot properties of the pop cultures, they teach academics, arts, and advocacy. All-Grade Education via new music video stylings.

LIFE, AUDITED

solo performance · a boodna project · Ages 18+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States
"The First time I hire an accountant, and..I'm...Audited!?" A True Story of one man's Hilarious battle to defend himself against the IRS using receipts, anxiety, loads of diet soda (and a hint of creativity). What would you risk to defeat the most powerful agency in the US?
"The First time I hire an accountant, and..I'm...Audited!?" A True Story of one man's Hilarious battle to defend himself against the IRS using receipts, anxiety, loads of diet soda (and a hint of creativity). What would you risk to defeat the most powerful agency in the US?

SHAKESPEARE'S "KING PHYCUS"

comedy · flynnsmen · Ages 18+ · United States
An Historical-Pastoral-Tragical-Comedy in Five Acts. All the plots of Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Caesar, MacBeth, and Richard III combined in a whirlwind of iambic pentameter consisting of thousands of characters played by 6 actors. Written by Tom Willmorth. Directed by John Apicella.
An Historical-Pastoral-Tragical-Comedy in Five Acts. All the plots of Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Caesar, MacBeth, and Richard III combined in a whirlwind of iambic pentameter consisting of thousands of characters played by 6 actors. Written by Tom Willmorth. Directed by John Apicella.

MUGGSY

ensemble theatre · actors studio · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Muggsy is a macaw and a reincarnation of - well, never mind. You'll spend an hour laughing and maybe thinking - wait a minute - why am I laughing?
Muggsy is a macaw and a reincarnation of - well, never mind. You'll spend an hour laughing and maybe thinking - wait a minute - why am I laughing?

CONFESSIONS OF THE HAPPY BRIDE

comedy · boo boo productions · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
Confessions of the Happy Bride is the story of a girl desperate to realize her mother’s dreams of love, happiness, and a huge wedding...despite the bumpy aisle and the frumpy groom.
Confessions of the Happy Bride is the story of a girl desperate to realize her mother’s dreams of love, happiness, and a huge wedding...despite the bumpy aisle and the frumpy groom.

THE GOD OF CARNAGE

comedy · umwelt theatre collective · Ages 15+ · United States
What happens when two sets of parents meet up to deal with the unruly behavior of their children? A calm and rational debate between grown-ups about the need to teach kids how to behave properly in a civilized manner? Don't make me sick...
What happens when two sets of parents meet up to deal with the unruly behavior of their children? A calm and rational debate between grown-ups about the need to teach kids how to behave properly in a civilized manner? Don't make me sick...

THE ROAD TO HIGH STREET

comedy · andrew potter productions · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States
Based on 15 years as a street performer,Andrew Potter presents a series of stories, songs and video about this unusual career.Stories include “Living in a Beer Tank”,his bizarre home, and “The 3rd Egg”,his first routine. Against this backdrop is the notion of pursuing a non-traditional career.
Based on 15 years as a street performer,Andrew Potter presents a series of stories, songs and video about this unusual career.Stories include “Living in a Beer Tank”,his bizarre home, and “The 3rd Egg”,his first routine. Against this backdrop is the notion of pursuing a non-traditional career.

THE BLOOD THEY SHED

solo performance · slingshot media · Ages 13+ · family friendly · flashing lights · one person show · United States
A one-man theatrical show about the journey of a young boy fighting against the negative draws of media while trying not to forget his roots.
A one-man theatrical show about the journey of a young boy fighting against the negative draws of media while trying not to forget his roots.

DEFINE: DIF-FER-ENT

solo performance · constant comet productions · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States
Keaton Talmadge (great granddaughter of Buster Keaton) drops the spotlight on a "straight" young woman who unexpectedly falls for- a woman. Preconceived notions, unpredictable love and a killer cat named Sneaky Creeps. Define: different examines what happens when you remove gender from love.
Keaton Talmadge (great granddaughter of Buster Keaton) drops the spotlight on a "straight" young woman who unexpectedly falls for- a woman. Preconceived notions, unpredictable love and a killer cat named Sneaky Creeps. Define: different examines what happens when you remove gender from love.