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THE COLLECTOR

theatre · animal cracker conspiracy · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · United States
A mysterious tale about a lowly debt collector, who, under the management of a tyrannical overseer, undergoes a radical transformation in the process of collecting debts. Performed with puppets, toy theatre, and stop motion animation. Sound by Margaret Noble. Funded by the Jim Henson Foundation.
A mysterious tale about a lowly debt collector, who, under the management of a tyrannical overseer, undergoes a radical transformation in the process of collecting debts. Performed with puppets, toy theatre, and stop motion animation. Sound by Margaret Noble. Funded by the Jim Henson Foundation.

GUMSHOE MCMONOCLE AND THE STRANGE CASE OF RUMPELSOMETHING

theatre · omnipresent puppet theater · Ages 5+ · family friendly · one person show · United States
A queen hires an intrepid detective to find out the name of the little man who wants to take her son! An action-packed re-telling of "Rumpelstiltskin" done in the fashion of the classic detective thrillers of the 1940s! 45 minutes - Recommended Kindergarten and up.
A queen hires an intrepid detective to find out the name of the little man who wants to take her son! An action-packed re-telling of "Rumpelstiltskin" done in the fashion of the classic detective thrillers of the 1940s! 45 minutes - Recommended Kindergarten and up.

FIERCE: INTERVENTIONS

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · family friendly · United States
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of three hilarious short pieces all about when it's time to tell the harsh truths. BANANA INTERVENTION by Jeremy Kehoe, THE END OF THE LINE by Mona Deutsch Miller, and CLOUDS REST by Nancy Beverly.
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of three hilarious short pieces all about when it's time to tell the harsh truths. BANANA INTERVENTION by Jeremy Kehoe, THE END OF THE LINE by Mona Deutsch Miller, and CLOUDS REST by Nancy Beverly.

TOMAHAWK

theatre · fringe festival players · Ages 12+ · United States
“Tomahawk,” a play by James Domine, mixes episodes of love, war, lust and betrayal into a counterpoint of governmental subterfuge, police brutality, missing beer and drunken buffoonery as the conflicting emotions of youth evolve into the delusional quandary of middle-age.
“Tomahawk,” a play by James Domine, mixes episodes of love, war, lust and betrayal into a counterpoint of governmental subterfuge, police brutality, missing beer and drunken buffoonery as the conflicting emotions of youth evolve into the delusional quandary of middle-age.

LOVE ME...AMERICA

theatre · international artiscan · Ages 15+ · family friendly · one person show · Romania
The award-winning solo show, Love Me…AMERICA! by Claudia Motea and AL.G.Croitoru, a combination of theater and film, presents the fascinating story of a Romanian actress, Stella, who immigrates in America. Claudia Motea, an actress and eight funny characters!
The award-winning solo show, Love Me…AMERICA! by Claudia Motea and AL.G.Croitoru, a combination of theater and film, presents the fascinating story of a Romanian actress, Stella, who immigrates in America. Claudia Motea, an actress and eight funny characters!

URBAN MYTHS-SUBURBAN SLUTS

theatre · stinki pinki productions · Ages 17+ · United States
A spoken word onslaught with the use of white trash invasion costuming and a sticky environment. Stinki Pinki Prod., Betsy Moore and Parisa Fakhri, take you on a metaphorical road trip from suburbia heaven to reality ridden hell.
A spoken word onslaught with the use of white trash invasion costuming and a sticky environment. Stinki Pinki Prod., Betsy Moore and Parisa Fakhri, take you on a metaphorical road trip from suburbia heaven to reality ridden hell.

IF WATER WERE PRESENT, IT WOULD BE CALLED DROWNING

theatre · john sinner's theatre revelation · Ages 16+ · United States
Expanded version of this intense/funny performance work developed in NYC & @ REDCAT Studio. Lolly (Betsy Moore), the short-circuiting housewife, shares her sexual adventures & fantastic schemes to escape domesticity. W/Paul Tucci. NYTheatre.com: "Tightly executed surrealism - well worth your time."
Expanded version of this intense/funny performance work developed in NYC & @ REDCAT Studio. Lolly (Betsy Moore), the short-circuiting housewife, shares her sexual adventures & fantastic schemes to escape domesticity. W/Paul Tucci. NYTheatre.com: "Tightly executed surrealism - well worth your time."

! DEATH 40-FEET TALL ! AT STUDENT FRINGE

theatre · psychokitty productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · one person show · United States
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student fringe is not in the guide but i can't post without typing something here so hello, words!

I MET SOMEONE

theatre · be like a duck productions · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
A woman's lifelong search for true love in all the wrong places, with a seemingly endless parade of disappointing dates, sewn together by years of self-help guru’s trying to assist her struggle to find Mr. Right.
A woman's lifelong search for true love in all the wrong places, with a seemingly endless parade of disappointing dates, sewn together by years of self-help guru’s trying to assist her struggle to find Mr. Right.

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)

KALEIDOSCOPE: A SKETCH COMEDY PROJECT

theatre · jsj · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
Kaleidoscope is a comedy show composed of sketches that find humor in the random and sometimes awkward experiences of everyday life.
Kaleidoscope is a comedy show composed of sketches that find humor in the random and sometimes awkward experiences of everyday life.

SHUT UP AND DANCE

theatre · rich hot lady productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
How many times do you have to bang your head against the wall until you finally change course? In the fun and funny one woman play, Stella Valente weaves the correlation of Argentine Tango to living life, creating lasting relationships and falling in love.
How many times do you have to bang your head against the wall until you finally change course? In the fun and funny one woman play, Stella Valente weaves the correlation of Argentine Tango to living life, creating lasting relationships and falling in love.

D IS FOR DOG

theatre · rogue artists ensemble · Ages 12+ · flashing lights · United States
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

theatre · black swan youth theatre · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United States
Black Swan Youth Theatre's cast of Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" brilliantly portrays each character in this classic and witty Oscar Wilde play. Audiences are sure to love this madcap farce that never goes out of style.
Black Swan Youth Theatre's cast of Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" brilliantly portrays each character in this classic and witty Oscar Wilde play. Audiences are sure to love this madcap farce that never goes out of style.

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.