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LADIES IN WAITING: THE JUDGEMENT OF HENRY VIII

ensemble theatre · tier 5 theatre project · Ages 12+ · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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.
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.

UNSPOKEN: SHAKESPEARE'S PERSONAE IN PERIL

ensemble theatre · los angeles drama club professionals · Ages 14+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
9 minor Shakespeare Actor-Characters are held without explanation in a Global Greenroom while Elite "Funders" vote on permanently cutting down the Canon. Portia puts them on trial as they stand before the ominous Committee and defend their relevance...or be eliminated from their plays, forever.
9 minor Shakespeare Actor-Characters are held without explanation in a Global Greenroom while Elite "Funders" vote on permanently cutting down the Canon. Portia puts them on trial as they stand before the ominous Committee and defend their relevance...or be eliminated from their plays, forever.

A HARMONY BOYS CHRISTMAS

musicals and operas · go theatrics · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Nobody spreads Christmas Cheer all over your face quite like legendary singing sensations and amateur turtleneck models The Harmony Boys in this raunchy 1960's ode to holiday specials of yore.
Nobody spreads Christmas Cheer all over your face quite like legendary singing sensations and amateur turtleneck models The Harmony Boys in this raunchy 1960's ode to holiday specials of yore.

THE RISING

ensemble theatre · green light productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
It's 2033. You are about to have your funniest nightmare! The murder rate is the highest ever and The Gold House (formerly White) boasts, Number ONE again! In the midst of all this chaos, a revolutionary group called The Rising is killing politicians. The Rising is happening now.
It's 2033. You are about to have your funniest nightmare! The murder rate is the highest ever and The Gold House (formerly White) boasts, Number ONE again! In the midst of all this chaos, a revolutionary group called The Rising is killing politicians. The Rising is happening now.

ONE MAN NOIR

solo performance · deconstructed productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
1944, San Francisco. A mysterious woman's plea. Murder! Espionage!! (((Nazis!!!))) Detective Frank Liston is in over his head as he races against the clock to solve this rich pulp novel/noir style, multi-media, mystery that just happens to have only one actor.
1944, San Francisco. A mysterious woman's plea. Murder! Espionage!! (((Nazis!!!))) Detective Frank Liston is in over his head as he races against the clock to solve this rich pulp novel/noir style, multi-media, mystery that just happens to have only one actor.

6 FIGURES

comedy · hill three productions · Ages 21+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
3 dark comedy one act plays that explore one on one relationships. Directed by ABC Executive Producer, Stacy Traub
3 dark comedy one act plays that explore one on one relationships. Directed by ABC Executive Producer, Stacy Traub

DRINKS WITH HORRIBLE PEOPLE

comedy · jaded angelinos · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States of America
"You don't even have a geo-filter, what is this - 2012?!" Drinks/Reception: 8:00-8:30 Performance: 8:30-9:00 (may end a few minutes after 9 pm) DRINKS WITH HORRIBLE PEOPLE invites you to have a drink with the worst version of yourself.
"You don't even have a geo-filter, what is this - 2012?!" Drinks/Reception: 8:00-8:30 Performance: 8:30-9:00 (may end a few minutes after 9 pm) DRINKS WITH HORRIBLE PEOPLE invites you to have a drink with the worst version of yourself.

HOT COMBS, HOMEGIRLS,&HOMICIDES

immersive theatre · nina childs productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
2 women with dreams to ruin the world, a not so special tween, a motivational speaker on the edge, a killer beautician and a gossip columnist that becomes a cautionary headline are just a few of the whacky characters you will meet in this colorful sketch show written and directed by Nina Childs .
2 women with dreams to ruin the world, a not so special tween, a motivational speaker on the edge, a killer beautician and a gossip columnist that becomes a cautionary headline are just a few of the whacky characters you will meet in this colorful sketch show written and directed by Nina Childs .

THE BAKERY

comedy · the bardic bastards · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
When a struggling bakery owner is faced with foreclosure, he must work together with his idiot brother to save his livelihood, despite the efforts of a scorned businessman, a potential rabid Sasquatch situation, and a bitter ex-employee determined to lace his baguette dough with rat poison.
When a struggling bakery owner is faced with foreclosure, he must work together with his idiot brother to save his livelihood, despite the efforts of a scorned businessman, a potential rabid Sasquatch situation, and a bitter ex-employee determined to lace his baguette dough with rat poison.

PENETRATION

comedy · mft productions llc · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
A young man who has taken an oath of celibacy is forced to spend an evening with a girl from a sex chat room. With his fiancé returning in the morning he realizes he has a life-changing decision to make. Penetration is a cheeky comedy about truth, friendship - and glow-in-the-dark condoms.
A young man who has taken an oath of celibacy is forced to spend an evening with a girl from a sex chat room. With his fiancé returning in the morning he realizes he has a life-changing decision to make. Penetration is a cheeky comedy about truth, friendship - and glow-in-the-dark condoms.

APATHY KILLED THE CAT

n/a · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
Colin is a neurotic playwright whose mother and cat are on the verge of death. Seeking solace, he chronicles his entire life into an 826-page play that no one is ever meant to read. When his girlfriend and brothers discover the play, Colin is forced to confront the dark secrets contained within.
Colin is a neurotic playwright whose mother and cat are on the verge of death. Seeking solace, he chronicles his entire life into an 826-page play that no one is ever meant to read. When his girlfriend and brothers discover the play, Colin is forced to confront the dark secrets contained within.

THE ABCS

comedy · mooki entertainment · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
A hilarious new play about celebrity culture and how fantasy, imagination, and Instagram can take over the lives of teenagers. This world premiere with an all-female cast follows Dakota on her quest for achievable perfection and fantasy fulfilled in a world that tells her that this is possible.
A hilarious new play about celebrity culture and how fantasy, imagination, and Instagram can take over the lives of teenagers. This world premiere with an all-female cast follows Dakota on her quest for achievable perfection and fantasy fulfilled in a world that tells her that this is possible.

THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT

ensemble theatre · the motherf**kers · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Stephen Adly Guirgis' rapid-fire, poetically profane, and hilarious masterpiece that was a smash hit on Broadway and described as "a high-octane verbal cage match about love and fidelity." A story where a simple hat found in a living room threatens relationships, sobriety, and life as we know it.
Stephen Adly Guirgis' rapid-fire, poetically profane, and hilarious masterpiece that was a smash hit on Broadway and described as "a high-octane verbal cage match about love and fidelity." A story where a simple hat found in a living room threatens relationships, sobriety, and life as we know it.

MR. MARMALADE

ensemble theatre · riverton playground theatre · Ages 15+ · includes nudity · United States of America
A four year old with an abusive and possibly psychotic imaginary best friend, a five year old that’s the youngest suicide attempt in New Jersey history, and plenty of cocaine and dildos. MR. MARMALADE is a vicious, darkly funny commentary on how early, and in what strange ways, we’re shaped.
A four year old with an abusive and possibly psychotic imaginary best friend, a five year old that’s the youngest suicide attempt in New Jersey history, and plenty of cocaine and dildos. MR. MARMALADE is a vicious, darkly funny commentary on how early, and in what strange ways, we’re shaped.

CHATTER

ensemble theatre · a bench productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
*WINNER HFF SCHOLARSHIP *WINNER SHORT + SWEET AWARD *WINNER ENCORE AWARD A dark comedy about a woman who goes toe-to-toe with her racial identity, religious guilt, crippling insecurity and destructive body shaming. Will the voices of self-doubt win? That's a question to ask yourself...
*WINNER HFF SCHOLARSHIP *WINNER SHORT + SWEET AWARD *WINNER ENCORE AWARD A dark comedy about a woman who goes toe-to-toe with her racial identity, religious guilt, crippling insecurity and destructive body shaming. Will the voices of self-doubt win? That's a question to ask yourself...