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LA PUERTA ABIERTA

ensemble theatre · el teatro de la realidad · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
A young woman from a small town in Mexico leaves home for the city where she ends up as a prostitute. She eventually returns home and discovers that her mother has kept the door open since her depaarture.
A young woman from a small town in Mexico leaves home for the city where she ends up as a prostitute. She eventually returns home and discovers that her mother has kept the door open since her depaarture.

SUICIDE NOTES: IN THEIR OWN WORDS

ensemble theatre · combined artform · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
A cast of 4 read real suicide notes, ranging from Kurt Cobain to war veterans, victims of bullying and members of the LGBT community. In the vein of “Vagina Monologues” and “Love Letters”. A portion of the proceeds go to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
A cast of 4 read real suicide notes, ranging from Kurt Cobain to war veterans, victims of bullying and members of the LGBT community. In the vein of “Vagina Monologues” and “Love Letters”. A portion of the proceeds go to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

D'ARC VOICES: RE-TELLING THE STORY OF JOAN OF ARC

ensemble theatre · d'arc productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
A look inside the mind of Joan of Arc, one of the most beloved "Hero" Saints. Burned at the stake for cross-dressing, "D'arc Voices" examines the human struggles of gender identity that tormented the Maiden from Lorraine.
A look inside the mind of Joan of Arc, one of the most beloved "Hero" Saints. Burned at the stake for cross-dressing, "D'arc Voices" examines the human struggles of gender identity that tormented the Maiden from Lorraine.

"ON TIDY ENDINGS"

ensemble theatre · mmmkay productions · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States of America
Whose loss is it anyway? That's the bone of contention between a gay man and a straight woman who meet to straighten up loose ends after the death of the man they both loved. This is a study of how the universal situation of losing a loved one took on unique new qualities in the context of AIDS.
Whose loss is it anyway? That's the bone of contention between a gay man and a straight woman who meet to straighten up loose ends after the death of the man they both loved. This is a study of how the universal situation of losing a loved one took on unique new qualities in the context of AIDS.

THE BOARD

solo performance · better liar productions llc · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A young Coast Guard officer defends her actions at sea, and makes a statement she may regret in "The Board," one of two one-person dramas from Jaeger Christian at this year's festival. This 50-minute whodunit is a perfect fit for fans of "Law & Order," "Homeland" and "Serial."
A young Coast Guard officer defends her actions at sea, and makes a statement she may regret in "The Board," one of two one-person dramas from Jaeger Christian at this year's festival. This 50-minute whodunit is a perfect fit for fans of "Law & Order," "Homeland" and "Serial."

HAPPY

ensemble theatre · ktq productions, belle époque films · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Alfred is happy with his life. He's happy with his job. He's happy with his marriage. He's even happily raising a daughter with cerebral palsy. But when his best friend invites him to meet the latest woman in his life, things spin out of control.
Alfred is happy with his life. He's happy with his job. He's happy with his marriage. He's even happily raising a daughter with cerebral palsy. But when his best friend invites him to meet the latest woman in his life, things spin out of control.

SLEEPING AROUND

ensemble theatre · theatre unleashed · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Sex is easy. Love is hard. Sleeping Around interweaves the stories of nine very different people searching for intimacy and all connected by sex, relationships and the sometimes hysterical, sometimes crushing emotional baggage of both.
Sex is easy. Love is hard. Sleeping Around interweaves the stories of nine very different people searching for intimacy and all connected by sex, relationships and the sometimes hysterical, sometimes crushing emotional baggage of both.

MURDER BLOOD BEAR STORY

solo performance · lucid dramatics · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Blue is hunting. She's tracking a very particular kind of happiness. Does it lie in the bear she’s luring through the wilds with blueberries?
Blue is hunting. She's tracking a very particular kind of happiness. Does it lie in the bear she’s luring through the wilds with blueberries?

POCKET UNIVERSE

mariner pictures · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
**FINAL PERFORMANCES CANCELLED** A husband and wife sit down for a nice picnic, but slowly, she starts to realize that all is not as it seems, and she might not be able to leave.
**FINAL PERFORMANCES CANCELLED** A husband and wife sit down for a nice picnic, but slowly, she starts to realize that all is not as it seems, and she might not be able to leave.

WHAT BE G⋆D IS BLESSING

solo performance · sean topps & east forty first company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A raw look at PTSD, WHAT BE G⋆D IS BLESSING is the story of a young Armed Forces veteran who, shell-shocked and heartbroken, struggles to create an existence on the streets and in the shelters of downtown skidrow L.A.
A raw look at PTSD, WHAT BE G⋆D IS BLESSING is the story of a young Armed Forces veteran who, shell-shocked and heartbroken, struggles to create an existence on the streets and in the shelters of downtown skidrow L.A.

DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA

ensemble theatre · mohawk street · Ages 17+ · includes nudity · United States of America
"…the play is the equivalent of sitting at ringside watching a prize fight that concludes in a loving embrace." —NY Times. "…a funny, frightening, hypnotically fascinating evening of theatre…" —Drama-Logue.
"…the play is the equivalent of sitting at ringside watching a prize fight that concludes in a loving embrace." —NY Times. "…a funny, frightening, hypnotically fascinating evening of theatre…" —Drama-Logue.

ELEANOR'S STORY: AN AMERICAN GIRL IN HITLER'S GERMANY

solo performance · offending shadows · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
A true story: In 1939, when she is 9, Eleanor’s family moves from the US to Germany, but war breaks out as her family is crossing the Atlantic, and they are trapped in Nazi Germany for WWII. "★★★★★ Garner is incredibly talented and connects deeply with the story and characters!"—FringeReview.co.uk
A true story: In 1939, when she is 9, Eleanor’s family moves from the US to Germany, but war breaks out as her family is crossing the Atlantic, and they are trapped in Nazi Germany for WWII. "★★★★★ Garner is incredibly talented and connects deeply with the story and characters!"—FringeReview.co.uk

ANOUILH'S ANTIGONE (BARBARA BRAY)

ensemble theatre · giant janitor productions · Ages 12+ · United States of America
A modern English translation of Jean Anouilh's "Antigone" translated by Barbara Bray, set in an interstitial, near future world. This production, with its stark set and minimal costuming, brings into focus the profound and prescient words of the 20th century playwright. Guerrilla, punk rock theater.
A modern English translation of Jean Anouilh's "Antigone" translated by Barbara Bray, set in an interstitial, near future world. This production, with its stark set and minimal costuming, brings into focus the profound and prescient words of the 20th century playwright. Guerrilla, punk rock theater.

ANNA, IN THE DARKNESS

solo performance · american studio theater · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
A small town teacher is barricaded in her house as an angry mob gathers, howling for blood and justice. This HAUNTING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER will have you pondering what is real and what is delusory up until the very end. West Coast premiere. Starring Rebecca Lincoln. Directed by Amanda Weier.
A small town teacher is barricaded in her house as an angry mob gathers, howling for blood and justice. This HAUNTING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER will have you pondering what is real and what is delusory up until the very end. West Coast premiere. Starring Rebecca Lincoln. Directed by Amanda Weier.

TREYA'S LAST DANCE

solo performance · four rose productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Misadventures in the art of Speed-Dating or: (How Not to Grieve) . . . One woman's hilarious, heartbreaking search for her place in a world altered, forever, by her brother's suicide.
Misadventures in the art of Speed-Dating or: (How Not to Grieve) . . . One woman's hilarious, heartbreaking search for her place in a world altered, forever, by her brother's suicide.