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PUBLIC DOMAIN: THE MUSICAL

musicals and operas · hyperbolic media/running song productions · Ages 13+ · family friendly · world premiere · 30 mins · United States of America
The characters of nearly every beloved animated movie musical began in fairy tales and stories from the public domain. In "Public Domain: The Musical," characters from the bottom of the barrel audition with original songs to show why they deserve to have their own time in the spotlight.
The characters of nearly every beloved animated movie musical began in fairy tales and stories from the public domain. In "Public Domain: The Musical," characters from the bottom of the barrel audition with original songs to show why they deserve to have their own time in the spotlight.

SUNBATHE IN DARKNESS

comedy · skyejack productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 80 mins · United States of America
In the distant past of 2007, Casey writes fanfiction for the hit Alfie Wunderkid series of books. She writes really, really, really bad fanfiction. On purpose. As the fanfiction comes to life, what started out as a joke slowly morphs into a way for her to cope with the reality of being a teenager.
In the distant past of 2007, Casey writes fanfiction for the hit Alfie Wunderkid series of books. She writes really, really, really bad fanfiction. On purpose. As the fanfiction comes to life, what started out as a joke slowly morphs into a way for her to cope with the reality of being a teenager.

FALLING ON DEAF EYES

comedy · none · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
"Falling On Deaf Eyes" is an autobiographical Dramedy about a rambunctious teenage punk rocker living with his single Deaf mother. This is a unique, one-of-a-kind show, an inspirational and universal portrayal of human courage and survival.
"Falling On Deaf Eyes" is an autobiographical Dramedy about a rambunctious teenage punk rocker living with his single Deaf mother. This is a unique, one-of-a-kind show, an inspirational and universal portrayal of human courage and survival.

MANDY PICKS A HUSBAND

solo performance · amanda broomell · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Beginning as an Instagram dating experiment, "Mandy Picks a Husband" goes live at The Actors Company! Almost 40 and totally single, Mandy takes us on a hilarious 60-minute rollercoaster ride as she unearths the magic elixir for her unmarried soul.
Beginning as an Instagram dating experiment, "Mandy Picks a Husband" goes live at The Actors Company! Almost 40 and totally single, Mandy takes us on a hilarious 60-minute rollercoaster ride as she unearths the magic elixir for her unmarried soul.

SORRY ABOUT MY FRIEND

comedy · terrible two productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
In 2006, Danielle and Katie meet as roommates their freshman year of college, falling into instant friendship and sisterhood. Watch these two monsters navigate love, life and loss in an hour long dramedy that follows the girls through each semester of college.
In 2006, Danielle and Katie meet as roommates their freshman year of college, falling into instant friendship and sisterhood. Watch these two monsters navigate love, life and loss in an hour long dramedy that follows the girls through each semester of college.

45 MILLIGRAMS

ensemble theatre · enk · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 33 mins · United States of America
Two roommates in a mental institution complain to their doctor about an imaginary man.
Two roommates in a mental institution complain to their doctor about an imaginary man.

THE LAST CROISSANT

ensemble theatre · the attic collective · Ages 13+ · 90 mins · United States of America
We all go to the woods for our own reasons. Imogen wants Frederick’s love. He wants to see a rare bird. Toby wants to find herself. Ranger Dave wants to help. Bear needs everyone to please remain calm. Nine crowded campers will take you to the campfire to ponder loneliness, gender, and great snacks.
We all go to the woods for our own reasons. Imogen wants Frederick’s love. He wants to see a rare bird. Toby wants to find herself. Ranger Dave wants to help. Bear needs everyone to please remain calm. Nine crowded campers will take you to the campfire to ponder loneliness, gender, and great snacks.

DOGS: THE MUSICAL

musicals and operas · the wittle puppies · Ages 12+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
A musical comedic ode to our favorite pets, and a loving parody of musicals, DOGS is about a pack of stray pit bulls that get separated and adopted. Although they fight their new domestic lives, they learn to stop worrying and love humans.
A musical comedic ode to our favorite pets, and a loving parody of musicals, DOGS is about a pack of stray pit bulls that get separated and adopted. Although they fight their new domestic lives, they learn to stop worrying and love humans.

SHIVA FOR ANNE FRANK

solo performance · rachel mckay steele · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Shiva for Anne Frank celebrates girlhood, Jewish identity, the life of an extraordinary young woman and begs the question- should one Jewish comedian make Anne Frank's death about herself. $1 from each ticket sold will be donated to www.rescue.org. Arrive early to nosh.
Shiva for Anne Frank celebrates girlhood, Jewish identity, the life of an extraordinary young woman and begs the question- should one Jewish comedian make Anne Frank's death about herself. $1 from each ticket sold will be donated to www.rescue.org. Arrive early to nosh.

ALWAYS OPEN

comedy · life on its side studios · Ages 18+ · 90 mins · United States of America
Nothing happens. Everything changes. (run time change: 90 minutes) In the 90s at a 24 hour diner with the irregulars and the waitstaff that endure them. New arrivals upset the delicate stasis. They're not searching for meaning, they're hiding from it. One night seen from inside then out.
Nothing happens. Everything changes. (run time change: 90 minutes) In the 90s at a 24 hour diner with the irregulars and the waitstaff that endure them. New arrivals upset the delicate stasis. They're not searching for meaning, they're hiding from it. One night seen from inside then out.

CHRYSALIS

cabaret & variety · chrysalis · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
A deep exploration of the transitory state of life from a femme-identifying perspective. Self-written, self-thought, self-taught… Chrysalis showcases a collection of personal journeys through the different phases of self growth, and discovery. “She emerged from the chrysalis..."
A deep exploration of the transitory state of life from a femme-identifying perspective. Self-written, self-thought, self-taught… Chrysalis showcases a collection of personal journeys through the different phases of self growth, and discovery. “She emerged from the chrysalis..."

LINCOLN 2020

ensemble theatre · spacewhale theatre company · Ages 13+ · 90 mins · United States of America
Like a lot of people today, jaded campaign manager Tess Baker (think Jessica Jones meets Josh Lyman) is sick of politics. She’s just about ready to throw in the towel when somebody wakes up a candidate she can work with - Abraham Lincoln.
Like a lot of people today, jaded campaign manager Tess Baker (think Jessica Jones meets Josh Lyman) is sick of politics. She’s just about ready to throw in the towel when somebody wakes up a candidate she can work with - Abraham Lincoln.

WHAT I NEVER TOLD YOU

ensemble theatre · n/a · Ages 16+ · 1hr · Mexico
‘What I Never Told You’ is an adult dramedy with a gut punching ending reminding us all to live life to the fullest and let those we love know how much they mean to us.
‘What I Never Told You’ is an adult dramedy with a gut punching ending reminding us all to live life to the fullest and let those we love know how much they mean to us.

SQUEEZE MY CANS

solo performance · cathy schenkelberg · Ages 13+ · one person show · 75 mins · United States of America
Squeeze My Cans is back for the final run in LA.A true journey in to and out of Scientology through the rabbit hole of this infamous cult, representing an everyday woman’s story of a young adult searching for her place and purpose in life which is moving, hilarious, heart-breaking and redemptive.
Squeeze My Cans is back for the final run in LA.A true journey in to and out of Scientology through the rabbit hole of this infamous cult, representing an everyday woman’s story of a young adult searching for her place and purpose in life which is moving, hilarious, heart-breaking and redemptive.

CRACK WHORE, BULIMIC, GIRL-NEXT-DOOR

ensemble theatre · roadkill productions · Ages 14+ · 68 mins · United States of America
A painfully funny look at body image, addiction, and the obsession with fitting into society’s ideal of beauty and thinness. A comedic romp through depression, eating disorders and self-loathing!
A painfully funny look at body image, addiction, and the obsession with fitting into society’s ideal of beauty and thinness. A comedic romp through depression, eating disorders and self-loathing!