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PRAY TO BALL

theatre · the katselas theatre company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Life long friends and superstar college basketball players Hakeem and Lou, are living large ready to jump to the NBA next season, when tragedy strikes. Searching for a deeper meaning to life, Hakeem finds the controversial world of Islam causing a break with his best friend.
Life long friends and superstar college basketball players Hakeem and Lou, are living large ready to jump to the NBA next season, when tragedy strikes. Searching for a deeper meaning to life, Hakeem finds the controversial world of Islam causing a break with his best friend.

QUEERDO - SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT

theatre · ehrin marlow · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
An auto-biographical one man show, about an anxious, avocado eating, Christmas carol singing, pill popping, sexually repressed twenty-something who farted. Written by Ehrin Marlow. Directed by Bjorn Johnson
An auto-biographical one man show, about an anxious, avocado eating, Christmas carol singing, pill popping, sexually repressed twenty-something who farted. Written by Ehrin Marlow. Directed by Bjorn Johnson

THE DRIFTS LIVE

theatre · thom vernon · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · Canada
A middle-aged pregnant housewife, her husband, his lover, a trans-dad and a calf. Thom Vernon (Seinfeld, The Fugitive, etc.) performs his novel as written with a little help from Rob Waller, lead singer of I See Hawks in LA. In your face and raw, Southern Gothic turned inside out.
A middle-aged pregnant housewife, her husband, his lover, a trans-dad and a calf. Thom Vernon (Seinfeld, The Fugitive, etc.) performs his novel as written with a little help from Rob Waller, lead singer of I See Hawks in LA. In your face and raw, Southern Gothic turned inside out.

THE ANNUAL MEETING FOR THE SOCIETY OF LONE FISHERMEN...

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · family friendly · one person show · United States
The Angler...he will wrestle fish into the boat, tell some salty jokes, play tag with a Coast Guard cutter, and have an unanticipated cathartic experience. This is not an actor sitting on a stool. This is a solo show in which shit happens. Grab your life vest and come along.
The Angler...he will wrestle fish into the boat, tell some salty jokes, play tag with a Coast Guard cutter, and have an unanticipated cathartic experience. This is not an actor sitting on a stool. This is a solo show in which shit happens. Grab your life vest and come along.

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.

DIARY OF A SOCIOPATHIC FREAKAZOID

theatre · brooklyn studio lab · Ages 18+ · United Kingdom
Diary of a Sociopathic Freakazoid is an experimental theatrical experience where we dive into the black heart and mind of a New York sociopath using theatrical, musical and installation elements.Written and Directed by Richard Crawford and starring Zoe Rosario, Ruthie Stephens and Bertrand Roy.
Diary of a Sociopathic Freakazoid is an experimental theatrical experience where we dive into the black heart and mind of a New York sociopath using theatrical, musical and installation elements.Written and Directed by Richard Crawford and starring Zoe Rosario, Ruthie Stephens and Bertrand Roy.

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.

"SENSES"

theatre · sensingme theater company · Ages 16+ · United States
My "Senses" came alive in a way I have never imagined. I was inspired to create a show about relationships, write about being a woman, write about hope, and write about the importance of what living is through our senses. Abby
My "Senses" came alive in a way I have never imagined. I was inspired to create a show about relationships, write about being a woman, write about hope, and write about the importance of what living is through our senses. Abby

CATAMITUS: LOVE SLAVE TO GOD

theatre · brynn sillyman · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · includes nudity · world premiere · United States
Ganymede: Most beautiful mortal, abducted by the sky god, put in Heaven as Aquarius, god of service- a horrific ascent to spiritual perfection. Ben: Rational linguist, prone to madness, in the degenerate modern Age of Pisces, suffers Revelation into the Age of Aquarius. There's wine; praise Bacchus.
Ganymede: Most beautiful mortal, abducted by the sky god, put in Heaven as Aquarius, god of service- a horrific ascent to spiritual perfection. Ben: Rational linguist, prone to madness, in the degenerate modern Age of Pisces, suffers Revelation into the Age of Aquarius. There's wine; praise Bacchus.

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?

THE SECRET OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

theatre · mawson vernazza · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United Kingdom
A funny, yet intense, disturbing psychological 2-hander set in an atmospheric Victorian England. Holmes (John Mawson) and Watson (Mario Vernazza) are themselves under the famous magnifying glass. Amir Korangy is an experienced teacher and director. All are classically trained British actors.
A funny, yet intense, disturbing psychological 2-hander set in an atmospheric Victorian England. Holmes (John Mawson) and Watson (Mario Vernazza) are themselves under the famous magnifying glass. Amir Korangy is an experienced teacher and director. All are classically trained British actors.

SISTER CITIES

theatre · the stage theatre inc. · Ages 15+ · United States
"Sister Cities" by Colette Freedman. Four estranged sisters return to their childhood home for what appears to be a wake; yet, what turns into a family drama that will unearth old animosities and new secrets that will change them forever. Watch our trailer on YouTube: http://youtu.be/80Y83hAPSoM
"Sister Cities" by Colette Freedman. Four estranged sisters return to their childhood home for what appears to be a wake; yet, what turns into a family drama that will unearth old animosities and new secrets that will change them forever. Watch our trailer on YouTube: http://youtu.be/80Y83hAPSoM

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.

CONFESSIONS OF THE WORLD'S WORST MISSIONARY

theatre · lina alfinito · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States
This snarky and heartfelt comedy tells the story of a naïve college girl who goes on a missions trip to Africa to save the world one African at a time, only to discover her faith is no match for the reality of poverty, HIV/AIDS, and myriad crises of the post-apartheid era.
This snarky and heartfelt comedy tells the story of a naïve college girl who goes on a missions trip to Africa to save the world one African at a time, only to discover her faith is no match for the reality of poverty, HIV/AIDS, and myriad crises of the post-apartheid era.

THE EGG PLAY (STAGED READING)

theatre · transient theater · Ages 18+ · United States
Imagine “Our Town” procreates with “No Exit” and makes an absurd, violent, and strangely funny baby. That baby is THE EGG PLAY. Three characters, one persistent doorbell, and a memory that refuses to recognize it has long overstayed its welcome.
Imagine “Our Town” procreates with “No Exit” and makes an absurd, violent, and strangely funny baby. That baby is THE EGG PLAY. Three characters, one persistent doorbell, and a memory that refuses to recognize it has long overstayed its welcome.