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FLYING STANDBY

theatre · exposure · Ages 15+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States
Tonya Meek’s bittersweet comedy, “Flying Standby”, reveals how the determination to escape her alcoholic mother carried her through a turbulent ride of addiction, lost love, and a final desperate flight toward reconciliation. Please extinguish all smoking materials and prepare for take off.
Tonya Meek’s bittersweet comedy, “Flying Standby”, reveals how the determination to escape her alcoholic mother carried her through a turbulent ride of addiction, lost love, and a final desperate flight toward reconciliation. Please extinguish all smoking materials and prepare for take off.

RISE

theatre · zenith ensemble · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
"The past lies like a nightmare upon the present." A young, popular, LA based preacher is confronted by a woman from his past rock'n' roll lifestyle who carries a secret that has the power to destroy him. WORLD PREMIERE.
"The past lies like a nightmare upon the present." A young, popular, LA based preacher is confronted by a woman from his past rock'n' roll lifestyle who carries a secret that has the power to destroy him. WORLD PREMIERE.

DRUNK WITH HOPE IN CHICAGO

theatre · what's a girl to do productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
“What’s a nice girl like you NOT drinking in a place like this?” Tara Handron discards clichėd depictions of recovery in her portrayal of Hope and numerous other female alcoholics (some sober and some not so sober) stemming from her thesis research on the subject.
“What’s a nice girl like you NOT drinking in a place like this?” Tara Handron discards clichėd depictions of recovery in her portrayal of Hope and numerous other female alcoholics (some sober and some not so sober) stemming from her thesis research on the subject.

HANJO/LEFT TO TELL

dance & physical theatre · redsoil theater company · Ages 10+ · world premiere · United States
One woman waits for her lover, another for her killer...RedSoil Theater presents two haunting stories from Japan and Rwanda: HANJO by Yukio Mishima and LEFT TO TELL, adapted from the book by Immaculée Ilibagiza. Raw, physical truths in text and movement, erotic, harrowing, ultimately transcendent.
One woman waits for her lover, another for her killer...RedSoil Theater presents two haunting stories from Japan and Rwanda: HANJO by Yukio Mishima and LEFT TO TELL, adapted from the book by Immaculée Ilibagiza. Raw, physical truths in text and movement, erotic, harrowing, ultimately transcendent.

CYCLES

theatre · theatre asylum / combined artform · Ages 16+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
50min. drama @ a Boston fitness club by Robert Litz & dir. by Stefan Lysenko:Buzz(30)a real estate broker. Jake (65)real estate player. Buzz grew up in a tenement that burned down, killing his dad. Jake was the building owner. Buzz thinks it was arson and blames Jake.
50min. drama @ a Boston fitness club by Robert Litz & dir. by Stefan Lysenko:Buzz(30)a real estate broker. Jake (65)real estate player. Buzz grew up in a tenement that burned down, killing his dad. Jake was the building owner. Buzz thinks it was arson and blames Jake.

FOLLOW

theatre · michael patrick spillers · Ages 10+ · United States
Marcus is getting married. He wants an old-fashioned wedding, at the inner-city Black church where he was raised. But there's one problem... Marcus is marrying another man. In a time of boycotts and culture wars, at the intersection between civil rights and gay rights, which road will you follow?
Marcus is getting married. He wants an old-fashioned wedding, at the inner-city Black church where he was raised. But there's one problem... Marcus is marrying another man. In a time of boycotts and culture wars, at the intersection between civil rights and gay rights, which road will you follow?

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.

THE SECRET OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

theatre · mawson vernazza · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United Kingdom
A funny, yet intense, disturbing psychological 2-hander set in an atmospheric Victorian England. Holmes (John Mawson) and Watson (Mario Vernazza) are themselves under the famous magnifying glass. Amir Korangy is an experienced teacher and director. All are classically trained British actors.
A funny, yet intense, disturbing psychological 2-hander set in an atmospheric Victorian England. Holmes (John Mawson) and Watson (Mario Vernazza) are themselves under the famous magnifying glass. Amir Korangy is an experienced teacher and director. All are classically trained British actors.

RICHARD PARKER

theatre · darkman/fringe management · Ages 14+ · family friendly · United Kingdom
Two men travelling by boat become irrevocably linked at the crossroads of fate and coincidence. They find themselves forced to defend their starkly contrasting world views from attack by the other as the play builds to an unexpected and shattering denouement. "Clever and compelling."(The Scotsman)
Two men travelling by boat become irrevocably linked at the crossroads of fate and coincidence. They find themselves forced to defend their starkly contrasting world views from attack by the other as the play builds to an unexpected and shattering denouement. "Clever and compelling."(The Scotsman)

AN EVENING WITH "MARIE CURIE: ROGUE SCIENTIST"

theatre · twin pierrot · Ages 10+ · family friendly · one person show · United States
Don't miss the performance critics are calling "authentic... a fantastic body of work... full of emotional dynamics"! Madame Marie Curie fought cultural and misogynistic oppression to become a pioneer of radioactivity research and the first female Nobel Laureate. MarieCuriePlay.com
Don't miss the performance critics are calling "authentic... a fantastic body of work... full of emotional dynamics"! Madame Marie Curie fought cultural and misogynistic oppression to become a pioneer of radioactivity research and the first female Nobel Laureate. MarieCuriePlay.com

IN DREAM

theatre · the bufkin company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Two one-act plays that take place in the world of dreams. In the first, a man is forced to meet the most evil person alive. In the second, a woman has a vision of meeting her adult daughter, thirty years in the future.
Two one-act plays that take place in the world of dreams. In the first, a man is forced to meet the most evil person alive. In the second, a woman has a vision of meeting her adult daughter, thirty years in the future.

BOXWINDOWDOOR

theatre · ice cream palace and bella production · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
WINDOW debuts the second Act of box Window door at the 2012 Hollywood Fringe Festival! This original production sets the stage on fire with a live installation performance of movement, music, sculpture, light and language using the transformative power of dreams.
WINDOW debuts the second Act of box Window door at the 2012 Hollywood Fringe Festival! This original production sets the stage on fire with a live installation performance of movement, music, sculpture, light and language using the transformative power of dreams.

THE NINA VARIATIONS

ensemble theatre · will play for food theatre group · Ages 13+ · United States
This funny, fast-paced, heartbreaking play takes two of Chekov's iconic characters, locks them in a room, and doesn't let them out. In 42 variations on their infamous final scene, Nina and Treplev pit their unmatched wit and fierce passions against one another in this masterful work by Steven Dietz.
This funny, fast-paced, heartbreaking play takes two of Chekov's iconic characters, locks them in a room, and doesn't let them out. In 42 variations on their infamous final scene, Nina and Treplev pit their unmatched wit and fierce passions against one another in this masterful work by Steven Dietz.

CEMETERY GOLF

theatre · jim loucks · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States
Jim Loucks’ live-wire solo show takes you back to the Deep South with preachers shoutin’ from the mountaintops, mamas pickin’ switches, and Hellfire just a heartbeat away. Witty storytelling, quirky characters, down-home Gospel music. Director: Carol Rusoff. “Critic’s Pick”-Cincinnati Citybeat
Jim Loucks’ live-wire solo show takes you back to the Deep South with preachers shoutin’ from the mountaintops, mamas pickin’ switches, and Hellfire just a heartbeat away. Witty storytelling, quirky characters, down-home Gospel music. Director: Carol Rusoff. “Critic’s Pick”-Cincinnati Citybeat

GLENNIE & MAPLE BREAK UP

theatre · sewer socialist productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Funny, sad, angry, affectionate and poignant, GLENNIE & MAPLE BREAK UP dramatizes the fight(s) two headstrong people must make (or, sometimes, have) just to stay together. Can they have a relationship, even when they aren't in one?
Funny, sad, angry, affectionate and poignant, GLENNIE & MAPLE BREAK UP dramatizes the fight(s) two headstrong people must make (or, sometimes, have) just to stay together. Can they have a relationship, even when they aren't in one?