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SHINING CITY

ensemble theatre · hicks street productions · Ages 12+ · Ireland
“Conor McPherson’s play is haunting, inspired, and absolutely glorious.” -The New York Times
“Conor McPherson’s play is haunting, inspired, and absolutely glorious.” -The New York Times

OTHELLO & OTIS

cabaret & variety · bag o' bones collective · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
A stunning visual dreamscape that explores white apathy towards the African American community via the voices of Otis Redding, Solange, Ibeyi, Shakespeare, James Baldwin and others.
A stunning visual dreamscape that explores white apathy towards the African American community via the voices of Otis Redding, Solange, Ibeyi, Shakespeare, James Baldwin and others.

BLACK WHEN I WAS A BOY

solo performance · seeker · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
Powerful account of a journey from naiveté to nuanced understanding, all through the body of a black boy.
Powerful account of a journey from naiveté to nuanced understanding, all through the body of a black boy.

A BEAST/A BURDEN

glass half productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Before Chris Burden became known to millions with his "Urban Lights" exhibit at LACMA, he spent his early years as the most controversial and subversive performance artist in the United States, putting himself and others in uncomfortable and sometimes dangerous situations for his art.
Before Chris Burden became known to millions with his "Urban Lights" exhibit at LACMA, he spent his early years as the most controversial and subversive performance artist in the United States, putting himself and others in uncomfortable and sometimes dangerous situations for his art.

KASSANDRA

solo performance · self-produced · Ages 15+ · flashing lights · one person show · United States of America
Set against the backdrop of the mythological story of Trojan War, Kassandra tells the timeless story of the struggle between men and women, the will of the masses and the individual and the destructive force of war, where in the end she chooses autonomy over life.
Set against the backdrop of the mythological story of Trojan War, Kassandra tells the timeless story of the struggle between men and women, the will of the masses and the individual and the destructive force of war, where in the end she chooses autonomy over life.

I DIED TODAY

solo performance · vida-loca · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Jake realizes he died today and tries to figure out if his life mattered and who he ultimately loved
Jake realizes he died today and tries to figure out if his life mattered and who he ultimately loved

WHAT I WANT TO SAY TO YOU

dance & physical theatre · enfyrian images · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
On a twisting road to acceptance, a woman journeys into the deepest depths of her emotions to find clarity in the aftermath of her rape.
On a twisting road to acceptance, a woman journeys into the deepest depths of her emotions to find clarity in the aftermath of her rape.

STRIPPED

solo performance · self · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
An exotic dancer takes the stage to strip her life bare in this intimate, fully exposed tell-all musical portrait of one woman's journey to self love and happiness.
An exotic dancer takes the stage to strip her life bare in this intimate, fully exposed tell-all musical portrait of one woman's journey to self love and happiness.

CONVERTED

ensemble theatre · william tolan lawrence · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Matt and Zeke get caught having sex at a gay conversion therapy camp in southern Ohio. As punishment for their sins, Brother Mike and Sister Constance devise a plot to cure them of their illness, and exorcise a few homosexual demons along the way. An original one-act comedy.
Matt and Zeke get caught having sex at a gay conversion therapy camp in southern Ohio. As punishment for their sins, Brother Mike and Sister Constance devise a plot to cure them of their illness, and exorcise a few homosexual demons along the way. An original one-act comedy.

UNAPOLOGETICALLY BLACK

solo performance · it's personal theatre company · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
Unapologetically Black is the story of a California Girl trying to fit in. She hid her love for Madonna from her Black family in South Central L.A., and tried not to use Ebonics with her White friends in Northern Cali. Ain't that a shame? Today her identity is WAKANDA FOREVER!!!
Unapologetically Black is the story of a California Girl trying to fit in. She hid her love for Madonna from her Black family in South Central L.A., and tried not to use Ebonics with her White friends in Northern Cali. Ain't that a shame? Today her identity is WAKANDA FOREVER!!!

I CAME TO MAKE NOISE

carrie mikuls · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Recipient of The Encore Producers' Award, I Came to Make Noise is a hip hop feminist theatrical happening challenging the stereotype that women are expected to be quiet and agreeable.
Recipient of The Encore Producers' Award, I Came to Make Noise is a hip hop feminist theatrical happening challenging the stereotype that women are expected to be quiet and agreeable.

STRONG.

dare to fail productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
There's more to strength than meets the eye. For best friends Tiffany and Molly, an unexpected turn of events causes them to reexamine their definitions. Follow these two women as they navigate the ever-changing tides of friendship and redefine what it means to be strong.
There's more to strength than meets the eye. For best friends Tiffany and Molly, an unexpected turn of events causes them to reexamine their definitions. Follow these two women as they navigate the ever-changing tides of friendship and redefine what it means to be strong.

THE SOWER

ensemble theatre · the bear’s pursuit · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States of America
"Guard this with your life!" What was it that led artist Vincent van Gogh to sever his ear and give it to a prostitute? The Sower examines the tormented genius of this incredibly paradoxical artist.
"Guard this with your life!" What was it that led artist Vincent van Gogh to sever his ear and give it to a prostitute? The Sower examines the tormented genius of this incredibly paradoxical artist.

WHEN SKIES ARE GRAY

immersive theatre · the visceral city project · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
A daughter grapples with her mother's decline in the final week of her life. This is an immersive piece where select audience members will interact as Nurses throughout the piece. We invite you to come say goodbye to the mother in the final hours of her life.
A daughter grapples with her mother's decline in the final week of her life. This is an immersive piece where select audience members will interact as Nurses throughout the piece. We invite you to come say goodbye to the mother in the final hours of her life.

WOUNDED

fierce backbone · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
WOUNDED tells the story of a woman in the role of caregiver to her husband after he has been severely mentally and physically injured in the Iraq war, as she explores a new relationship for the first time since her spouse's injury.
WOUNDED tells the story of a woman in the role of caregiver to her husband after he has been severely mentally and physically injured in the Iraq war, as she explores a new relationship for the first time since her spouse's injury.