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THE LIGHTS ARE OFF

theatre · the working theatre · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
Burnt's roommate, Randy, an uptight Born Again, has just found his stash and is calling the cops. What's a just-trying-to-make-tuition drug dealer to do? When Randy's little sister Gwen arrives, Burnt is forced to either bury the truth or bury himself in this bittersweet rush of almost-romance.
Burnt's roommate, Randy, an uptight Born Again, has just found his stash and is calling the cops. What's a just-trying-to-make-tuition drug dealer to do? When Randy's little sister Gwen arrives, Burnt is forced to either bury the truth or bury himself in this bittersweet rush of almost-romance.

TANGLED RIBBONS, MY SUMMER OF SEX, DRUGS & EVENTS FOR A CURE

theatre · botwot productions · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States
A simple summer of sex, drugs and escape goes horribly, terribly, hysterically wrong in Alexa Fitzpatrick’s adventure on tour with the AIDS Rides and Breast Cancer Walks.
A simple summer of sex, drugs and escape goes horribly, terribly, hysterically wrong in Alexa Fitzpatrick’s adventure on tour with the AIDS Rides and Breast Cancer Walks.

GLENNIE & MAPLE BREAK UP

theatre · sewer socialist productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Funny, sad, angry, affectionate and poignant, GLENNIE & MAPLE BREAK UP dramatizes the fight(s) two headstrong people must make (or, sometimes, have) just to stay together. Can they have a relationship, even when they aren't in one?
Funny, sad, angry, affectionate and poignant, GLENNIE & MAPLE BREAK UP dramatizes the fight(s) two headstrong people must make (or, sometimes, have) just to stay together. Can they have a relationship, even when they aren't in one?

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."

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.

THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF THEATRE; ABRIDGED

theatre · rm 19. theatre company · Ages 8+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
The Complete History of Theatre; Abridged is brought to you by the Rm. 19 Theatre Company.
The Complete History of Theatre; Abridged is brought to you by the Rm. 19 Theatre Company.

IN DREAM

theatre · the bufkin company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Two one-act plays that take place in the world of dreams. In the first, a man is forced to meet the most evil person alive. In the second, a woman has a vision of meeting her adult daughter, thirty years in the future.
Two one-act plays that take place in the world of dreams. In the first, a man is forced to meet the most evil person alive. In the second, a woman has a vision of meeting her adult daughter, thirty years in the future.

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.

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?

ANACONDA

theatre · pink oil productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · Australia
Anaconda is a play that takes an honest look at the aftermath of bullying and the search for redemption. Two people have the chance to mend the wounds of the past at the expense of their futures. If you had everything you ever wanted, would you risk it all to be forgiven?
Anaconda is a play that takes an honest look at the aftermath of bullying and the search for redemption. Two people have the chance to mend the wounds of the past at the expense of their futures. If you had everything you ever wanted, would you risk it all to be forgiven?

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.

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!

LIVE THEATRE BLOG: MILK FROM STONE

theatre · coeurage theatre company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Eric Czuleger is a PCV in Albania. LTB is a new media theatre project that tells his stories. Performed by Deven Simonson, Directed by Sara Perry. Live streamed around the world. It's a microphone, an actor, and an audience. Real stories happening now, experienced live onstage and online.
Eric Czuleger is a PCV in Albania. LTB is a new media theatre project that tells his stories. Performed by Deven Simonson, Directed by Sara Perry. Live streamed around the world. It's a microphone, an actor, and an audience. Real stories happening now, experienced live onstage and online.

GHOST LIGHT

theatre · the visceral company · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · United States
On Halloween night, four college students meet in a purportedly haunted theatre for some holiday fun. Are the ghost stories about the place just urban legends that lend themselves to pranks... or could they actually be true? The theatre itself becomes a character in this spooky environmental play.
On Halloween night, four college students meet in a purportedly haunted theatre for some holiday fun. Are the ghost stories about the place just urban legends that lend themselves to pranks... or could they actually be true? The theatre itself becomes a character in this spooky environmental play.

INTERNMENT

theatre · 2-11-90 · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
How much would you sacrifice to pursue a dream? Intern trainees at the busiest television casting office in Los Angeles are about to find out, as they are led on a wild and unforgettable training day by a hotshot casting director, a street tough from Brooklyn, and a RADA-trained Brit.
How much would you sacrifice to pursue a dream? Intern trainees at the busiest television casting office in Los Angeles are about to find out, as they are led on a wild and unforgettable training day by a hotshot casting director, a street tough from Brooklyn, and a RADA-trained Brit.