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LADIES IN WAITING: THE JUDGEMENT OF HENRY VIII

ensemble theatre · tier 5 theatre project · Ages 12+ · United Kingdom

What's a Tudor monarch to do when he has to face his six wives in the afterlife? The Edinburgh Fringe SELL OUT, smash hit makes its US Debut! Through humour, heartbreak, and hubris, Henry VIII comes face to face with what his legacy has become: one entirely defined by women.
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THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF DRAG IN A FEW MO-MO

solo performance · apt 3f · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America

Memories play and stray in this new solo show. Backstage at a drag show, Auntie, an old diva, teaches a newbie her fabulous lineage, from ancient times to current affairs, a resilient race of glitter, tucking and throat throttling reality. Auntie’s endowment: a birthright. Her stories: hysterical.
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NICAEA

ensemble theatre · independent · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America

A fourth-century political thriller centered on the early Christian church at the Council of Nicaea. Christianity's origin story: theology, blackmail, and lies.
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JACK THE RIPPERS MISTRESS

ensemble theatre · cynthia asmar · world premiere · United States of America

The worlds unsolved murders.... What if they were at the hands of one man.... An immortal man. A man driven by his own madness. Or was it the woman who loved him? The innocence he could not escape. She tells her story... Her life of being, Jack the Rippers mistress
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MARTHA WASHINGTON KILLED A REDCOAT

comedy · vanilla quesadilla · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America

On the night of the Boston Tea Party, Martha Washington killed a British solider. This is the previously unknown (and slightly untrue) story of how the wives of Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Franklin banded together to protect themselves and their country.
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ENCORE WINNER: WILLY'S LIL VIRGIN QUEEN

solo performance · terra taylor knudson & olio theatre works · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States of America

It's a madcap, captivating romp when Willy Shakespeare and his leading ladies teach a 20th Century girl how to skip the prince and be a Queen!
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AN EVENING WITH JOHN WILKES BOOTH

solo performance · loyd j. schwartz · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

History tells us that John Wilkes Booth was the evilest of men. He may well have been a villain, but he was also human, and his story demands to be told.
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FAIR

ensemble theatre · wishbone theatre collective · Ages 13+ · United States of America

Fair is an ensemble developed play that tells the true story of the murderess, Laura D. Fair, who shot and killed her lover in broad day light in 1871. Will she be judged for the crime she committed or for her unwillingness to accept what it means to be female in the Victorian West?
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FROM BEYOND: MARY PICKFORD, SHIRLEY TEMPLE, & GEORGE CARLIN

solo performance · the art of acting studio · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America

These three original pieces were written, directed and performed by the recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Conservatory. Developed during the 2017 Professional Conservatory Class solo show project, each is an artistic exploration of the life of a notable personality throughout history.
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CHARLATAN: SECRETS OF THE VICTORIAN PSYCHICS

cabaret & variety · scalding tea productions · ★★★★★ · Ages 12+ · United Kingdom

A bold evening of mesmerism, clairvoyance, and thought-reading straight from the Victorian parlour! British scientist and sceptic Dr Mark Gasson demonstrates how the most prevalent myths of the Victorian psychics still define what we believe is possible and even challenge our very sense of reality.
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SECRET HONOR - THE LAST TESTAMENT OF RICHARD M. NIXON

solo performance · bootcamp productions · Ages 14+ · one person show · United Kingdom

Ghosts and paranoia fuel the alcoholic reflections of a fallen and discredited US President in this remarkable one-man show. A searing interrogation of the Nixon mystique and an audacious depiction of unchecked paranoia.
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'TIL SUNDAY

solo performance · yolo! productions · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America

Based on real-life struggles of Cuban families that came to the United States in the early 1970s seeking political asylum, ’Til Sunday tackles issues relevant in our national discourse today.
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THE SACRED BEASTS

comedy · n/a · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America

The booze and resentment-soaked real life friendship of Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles is conjured in three scenes spanning three decades with the besotted wordsmiths played by different actors in each stage of their lives. Claim your ringside seat as these fists of genius at last come to blows.
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INGERSOLL SPEAKS!

solo performance · lean dog mean dog productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

“INGERSOLL SPEAKS!” THE GREATEST AMERICAN YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF. Robert Ingersoll (1833-1899) the most influential intellectual in American history, and its most outspoken foe of religion. Adapted and performed by Ernest Kearney "Out My Window" (2015) & "My Alamo War" (2016)
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INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL

solo performance · saucer & cup productions · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America

Harriet Jacobs spent 7 years hiding out in a crawl space in her grandmother's attic. In 1861, she published her story. This solo performance brings to life her captivating words of resistance, hope and freedom.

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