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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.

A PART AND FUNERAL PARTY

theatre · a to z · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States
In A Part, The Queen, a traitor, is hunted by the King. A meeting between the former lovers becomes a battle for the Kingdom. Or Queendom. In Funeral Party, Iris and Josh reunite for their mother's funeral. They discover an unexpected mutual acquaintance, resulting in a scandalous turn of events.
In A Part, The Queen, a traitor, is hunted by the King. A meeting between the former lovers becomes a battle for the Kingdom. Or Queendom. In Funeral Party, Iris and Josh reunite for their mother's funeral. They discover an unexpected mutual acquaintance, resulting in a scandalous turn of events.

JENNIFER ANISTON STOLE MY LIFE

theatre · purple turtle productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States
Rue Murphy has five maxed out credit cards and an ex-child star daughter who is now “knitting with one needle.” In this grey world of realityTV, chemical cocktails and financial anorexia, Jennifer Aniston glimmers, a beacon of beauty and hope, the emblem of that most glorious creature, The Celebrity
Rue Murphy has five maxed out credit cards and an ex-child star daughter who is now “knitting with one needle.” In this grey world of realityTV, chemical cocktails and financial anorexia, Jennifer Aniston glimmers, a beacon of beauty and hope, the emblem of that most glorious creature, The Celebrity

TAPE

theatre · identity productions · Ages 18+ · United States
Ten years after their high-school graduation, Jon and Vince find themselves in a Michigan motel room coming face to face with past transgressions. TAPE asks the question: who decides your truth? Featuring: Jason Karasev, Donald Rizzo, and Juliana Long Tyson. Directed by: Elissa Weinzimmer.
Ten years after their high-school graduation, Jon and Vince find themselves in a Michigan motel room coming face to face with past transgressions. TAPE asks the question: who decides your truth? Featuring: Jason Karasev, Donald Rizzo, and Juliana Long Tyson. Directed by: Elissa Weinzimmer.

FOUR FOR ONE

theatre · section e. productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
What's better than a One-Person-show? Four One-Person-Shows in under an Hour! Four Artists gather to tell stories that have changed their lives and taught them lessons they wish to share with the world. Section E. Productions will leave you thoroughly entertained, with a piece of their souls.
What's better than a One-Person-show? Four One-Person-Shows in under an Hour! Four Artists gather to tell stories that have changed their lives and taught them lessons they wish to share with the world. Section E. Productions will leave you thoroughly entertained, with a piece of their souls.

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)

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.

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?

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.

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?

25 PLAYS PER HOUR

ensemble theatre · theatre unleashed · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Theatre Unleashed presents 25 short original plays featuring a handful of the company’s top actors playing over 50 characters…in one hour. Fusing comedy, drama and everything in between, these amazing pieces create a complete theatrical journey in 60 minutes or less. It’s speed theatre at its best!
Theatre Unleashed presents 25 short original plays featuring a handful of the company’s top actors playing over 50 characters…in one hour. Fusing comedy, drama and everything in between, these amazing pieces create a complete theatrical journey in 60 minutes or less. It’s speed theatre at its best!

THE AERIAL GIRL

film · visionfire films & motherhorse productions · Ages 14+ · family friendly · United States
A beautifully shot and executed drama. Currently on the festival circuit, it has already screened at fourteen festivals worldwide and won three awards. Director: Anna Simone Scott Writer/Producer: Terri Sissman Cinematographer: Danna Kinsky Starring: Sarah De La Isla & Joel Stoffer; Tara Samuel
A beautifully shot and executed drama. Currently on the festival circuit, it has already screened at fourteen festivals worldwide and won three awards. Director: Anna Simone Scott Writer/Producer: Terri Sissman Cinematographer: Danna Kinsky Starring: Sarah De La Isla & Joel Stoffer; Tara Samuel

GHOST LIGHT

theatre · the visceral company · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · United States
On Halloween night, four college students meet in a purportedly haunted theatre for some holiday fun. Are the ghost stories about the place just urban legends that lend themselves to pranks... or could they actually be true? The theatre itself becomes a character in this spooky environmental play.
On Halloween night, four college students meet in a purportedly haunted theatre for some holiday fun. Are the ghost stories about the place just urban legends that lend themselves to pranks... or could they actually be true? The theatre itself becomes a character in this spooky environmental play.

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.

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.