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WATCH THE ACTORS' GANG COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE WORKSHOP

theatre · the actors' gang · Ages 2+ · family friendly · United States
Watch Tim Robbins' Actors' Gang throw down Commedia dell'arte style. Translation being "comedy of craft", is a form of theatre that began in Italy in the mid-16th century characterized by masked "types", the advent of the actress and improvised performances based on sketches or scenarios.
Watch Tim Robbins' Actors' Gang throw down Commedia dell'arte style. Translation being "comedy of craft", is a form of theatre that began in Italy in the mid-16th century characterized by masked "types", the advent of the actress and improvised performances based on sketches or scenarios.

ONE FOR ALL

theatre · usc theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Love. Life. and Laughs. A variety of our life stories, yet one thread connects us all—our heart strings. A series of solo plays, with very different stories, but one similar heartbeat, that is the desire to love and know love.
Love. Life. and Laughs. A variety of our life stories, yet one thread connects us all—our heart strings. A series of solo plays, with very different stories, but one similar heartbeat, that is the desire to love and know love.

SMORGASBORD

theatre · theatre education center, inc. · Ages 18+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States
Anneli Olafson has won the Minnesota State Competition for 4H Leader Demonstrations, and she is at the Iowa State Fair representing her state. In the course of demonstrating how to make a Swedish Smorgasbord, she comes face to face with her dysfunctional past, and cooks her way to sanity.
Anneli Olafson has won the Minnesota State Competition for 4H Leader Demonstrations, and she is at the Iowa State Fair representing her state. In the course of demonstrating how to make a Swedish Smorgasbord, she comes face to face with her dysfunctional past, and cooks her way to sanity.

TALKING TO YOURSELF

theatre · jvs productions · world premiere · one person show · United States
Talking To Yourself is a poignant and funny collection of verbal renderings and riffs delivered in an always engaging fashion by speaker and humorist Jan Solomita. With likely drop-in guests brought to you by several of his alter egos who together share his stories and his vision. Check it out!
Talking To Yourself is a poignant and funny collection of verbal renderings and riffs delivered in an always engaging fashion by speaker and humorist Jan Solomita. With likely drop-in guests brought to you by several of his alter egos who together share his stories and his vision. Check it out!

LOVE GAME

theatre · jwt entertainment · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
Love Game taps into the minds of ten college graduates who all agreed to commit a year of their lives to live in a house together. Brought to the house by the Sourceress, will these graduates find true love or fail in defeat?
Love Game taps into the minds of ten college graduates who all agreed to commit a year of their lives to live in a house together. Brought to the house by the Sourceress, will these graduates find true love or fail in defeat?

STEAL AWAY: THE LIVING HISTORY OF HARRIET TUBMAN

theatre · new perspectives theatre company · Ages 5+ · family friendly · United States
Take a journey with Harriet! Join her on dangerous escapes; learn songs that are a secret code. Steal Away is the inspirational story of Harriet’s fight against slavery, her courageous rescue of people via the Underground Railroad and her lifelong efforts to help those in need. Ages 6–11. 60 mins.
Take a journey with Harriet! Join her on dangerous escapes; learn songs that are a secret code. Steal Away is the inspirational story of Harriet’s fight against slavery, her courageous rescue of people via the Underground Railroad and her lifelong efforts to help those in need. Ages 6–11. 60 mins.

DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA

theatre · pretty in detroit · Ages 18+ · United States
Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, John Patrick Shanley's second play, is a fairy tale for the damned set in a Bronx bar with two battered, bruised, and violent, lonely souls yearning for a connection. Written by : John Patrick Shanley Starring: Alison Quinn & Tyler Brooks Directed By: Kevin Quinn
Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, John Patrick Shanley's second play, is a fairy tale for the damned set in a Bronx bar with two battered, bruised, and violent, lonely souls yearning for a connection. Written by : John Patrick Shanley Starring: Alison Quinn & Tyler Brooks Directed By: Kevin Quinn

FEELING FEELING

theatre · butcher shop productions · Ages 2+ · family friendly · Australia
New Australian play set over 4 consecutive Olympic games, follows the games and shames of an increasingly disparate couple. A black comedy with heart posing the question, "What comes after the fairytale ending?" First produced in Sydney to sell-out houses and critical acclaim.
New Australian play set over 4 consecutive Olympic games, follows the games and shames of an increasingly disparate couple. A black comedy with heart posing the question, "What comes after the fairytale ending?" First produced in Sydney to sell-out houses and critical acclaim.

DEAR MRS. FERRELL...

theatre · the journeymen · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
This staged reading follows an embedded photojournalist, and an Iraqi husband desperate to find a way out of the country for his wife and unborn child. When the two worlds collide, a cover up ensues, and those involved are forced to make a decision that will change their lives forever.
This staged reading follows an embedded photojournalist, and an Iraqi husband desperate to find a way out of the country for his wife and unborn child. When the two worlds collide, a cover up ensues, and those involved are forced to make a decision that will change their lives forever.

JULIUS CAESAR: THE DEATH OF A DICTATOR

theatre · the gangbusters theatre company · Ages 10+ · family friendly · flashing lights · United States
For nearly a decade the award-winning gangbusters theatre company has been attacking Los Angeles stages with their signature speed & violence. Their 21st presentation, Orson Welles' adaptation of Julius Caesar is a brisk and bloody 75 minutes.
For nearly a decade the award-winning gangbusters theatre company has been attacking Los Angeles stages with their signature speed & violence. Their 21st presentation, Orson Welles' adaptation of Julius Caesar is a brisk and bloody 75 minutes.

COWBOY MOUTH

theatre · hungry river · Ages 15+ · United States
Cavale kidnaps Slim, dreaming of making him the Rock and Roll Savior, but something is stopping him. Is it his family? Himself? The Lobster Man? This Sam Shepard one-act that borders on rock opera asks: can we really be everything we are all at once, or are our stage personas the whole package?
Cavale kidnaps Slim, dreaming of making him the Rock and Roll Savior, but something is stopping him. Is it his family? Himself? The Lobster Man? This Sam Shepard one-act that borders on rock opera asks: can we really be everything we are all at once, or are our stage personas the whole package?

"THE LAST OF THE KNOTTS"

theatre · spoken word festival · Ages 15+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
A carefree hipster unwraps the gift of love and finds a time-bomb of revenge. Tallahassee patriarch Judge Knott wanted his only son, Doug, to give him a grandson. Doug, having taken enough shit from the redneck Judge says, "No way. I am the last of the Knotts." This is Knott a comedy.
A carefree hipster unwraps the gift of love and finds a time-bomb of revenge. Tallahassee patriarch Judge Knott wanted his only son, Doug, to give him a grandson. Doug, having taken enough shit from the redneck Judge says, "No way. I am the last of the Knotts." This is Knott a comedy.

I HEART HAMAS: AND OTHER THINGS I'M AFRAID TO TELL YOU

theatre · chaotic heart · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States
Join Jennifer on American and Palestinian soil on auditions, bad dates and across military checkpoints as she navigates the thorny terrain around Palestinian identity. Exploring how she becomes Palestinian-ized, politicized and eventually radicalized in a fresh, often funny, searingly honest way.
Join Jennifer on American and Palestinian soil on auditions, bad dates and across military checkpoints as she navigates the thorny terrain around Palestinian identity. Exploring how she becomes Palestinian-ized, politicized and eventually radicalized in a fresh, often funny, searingly honest way.

OVER THERE: COMEDY IS HIS BEST WEAPON

theatre · 60 miles north productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
The hardship & hilarity of PJ Walsh’s journey - A screw-up kid enlists never expecting to go to war. After three wars, a stint as Bill Clinton’s dental technician, & a career in stand-up comedy, he discovers what matters in life as he faces mortality in the belly of a C-130 plane over Afghanistan.
The hardship & hilarity of PJ Walsh’s journey - A screw-up kid enlists never expecting to go to war. After three wars, a stint as Bill Clinton’s dental technician, & a career in stand-up comedy, he discovers what matters in life as he faces mortality in the belly of a C-130 plane over Afghanistan.

BLOOD FRUIT

theatre · spoken word festival · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
This one-man show tells the autobiographical story of Majd Murad as he comes out to his Catholic Iraqi family. Funny and bittersweet, this show is sure to educate and inspire its audience. Tickets $15.00
This one-man show tells the autobiographical story of Majd Murad as he comes out to his Catholic Iraqi family. Funny and bittersweet, this show is sure to educate and inspire its audience. Tickets $15.00