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NAKEDHEART: REBEL WITH A VOICE

cabaret & variety · nakedheart productions · Ages 14+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
With a cast of 8 colorful characters and live music, this passionate journey is about a determined young Jazz Singer, who despite all odds, and an indescribable physical condition, finds the courage and spirit to reveal to the world what he really wants...
With a cast of 8 colorful characters and live music, this passionate journey is about a determined young Jazz Singer, who despite all odds, and an indescribable physical condition, finds the courage and spirit to reveal to the world what he really wants...

VIRTUAL REALITY BY ALAN ARKIN

comedy · the extra mile workshop · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

THE LAST ONE-MAN SHOW (LITERALLY)

solo performance · ape x · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
From the writer of award-winning "Letterz 2 2pac" and "Too Many Hitlers", "The Last One-Man Show (LITERALLY)" is the story of an underground comedian (LITERALLY), the lone survivor of WWIII. He still has his dreams, but when you’re the last one left, killing is only suicide. Hilarious!
From the writer of award-winning "Letterz 2 2pac" and "Too Many Hitlers", "The Last One-Man Show (LITERALLY)" is the story of an underground comedian (LITERALLY), the lone survivor of WWIII. He still has his dreams, but when you’re the last one left, killing is only suicide. Hilarious!

MY CALICO SOUL

solo performance · steve brock · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
My Calico Soul is a journey of taking all the labels that get thrust upon us or even give to ourselves and fully embracing them including bisexuality.
My Calico Soul is a journey of taking all the labels that get thrust upon us or even give to ourselves and fully embracing them including bisexuality.

REALITY STAR

ensemble theatre · potential celebrities theatre company · Ages 15+ · United States of America
When a mega-famous reality star ends up on her deathbed, her momager must find a way to make sure their fame lasts forever. This darkly comedic satire explores our 21st-century obsession with reality TV and instant fame.
When a mega-famous reality star ends up on her deathbed, her momager must find a way to make sure their fame lasts forever. This darkly comedic satire explores our 21st-century obsession with reality TV and instant fame.

SENTENCES

comedy · rat box · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Three inmates stuck in a singular jail cell swap stories. A dark comedy loosely tied with John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men." This ridiculous tale features their struggles with internal doubt and the harsh reality they live in.
Three inmates stuck in a singular jail cell swap stories. A dark comedy loosely tied with John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men." This ridiculous tale features their struggles with internal doubt and the harsh reality they live in.

THE STUDY

mb stage productions, llc · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
A psychological study of the flight or fight response set in a college lecture hall. This is an immersive, audience interactive, video game and theatre inspired piece. From the creators of THE VIDEO GAMES. *May contain triggers; violence, blood, flashing lights, fog and simulated sexual situations.
A psychological study of the flight or fight response set in a college lecture hall. This is an immersive, audience interactive, video game and theatre inspired piece. From the creators of THE VIDEO GAMES. *May contain triggers; violence, blood, flashing lights, fog and simulated sexual situations.

GLITCH

ensemble theatre · rough riders theatre cavalry · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Six years after Jonathan massacred thirteen students he is giving his first interview. Rachel, an up and coming journalist, is given the opportunity of a lifetime to interview him. When the two meet Rachel discovers that Jonathan is not what the media made him out to be.
Six years after Jonathan massacred thirteen students he is giving his first interview. Rachel, an up and coming journalist, is given the opportunity of a lifetime to interview him. When the two meet Rachel discovers that Jonathan is not what the media made him out to be.

PHRACK

solo performance · podunk productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
A cyberpunk Southern gothic from Podunk Productions. Phrack is written and directed by Bigfoot, and stars Podunk as Ray, the reclusive outlaw hacker. Podunk Productions is based out of Lamont, Oklahoma, and specializes in punk-redneck theatre. Tickets are $10 online or $12 at door.
A cyberpunk Southern gothic from Podunk Productions. Phrack is written and directed by Bigfoot, and stars Podunk as Ray, the reclusive outlaw hacker. Podunk Productions is based out of Lamont, Oklahoma, and specializes in punk-redneck theatre. Tickets are $10 online or $12 at door.

MOVIN' ON UP

comedy · self · Ages 18+ · United States of America
It’s funny-or-die-in-the-graveyard time when Jeremy Kehoe’s absurdist, existential comedy, “Movin’ On Up”, makes its West Coast premiere at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival at The Complex Hollywood (Ruby Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd.) June 1 - 21.
It’s funny-or-die-in-the-graveyard time when Jeremy Kehoe’s absurdist, existential comedy, “Movin’ On Up”, makes its West Coast premiere at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival at The Complex Hollywood (Ruby Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd.) June 1 - 21.

THE MIDNIGHT MENAGERIE

comedy · the bardic bastards · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.

HAPPY HOUR

comedy · happy hour the play · Ages 13+ · United States of America
This one-hour one-act follows a trio of friends ordering drinks and conversing wryly at an LA happy hour. When an older woman appears alone on her birthday, they buy her a drink and once they do, she's theirs.
This one-hour one-act follows a trio of friends ordering drinks and conversing wryly at an LA happy hour. When an older woman appears alone on her birthday, they buy her a drink and once they do, she's theirs.

WRESTLING WITH TOMORROW & SANTA'S SECRET: TWO ONE-ACT PLAYS

ensemble theatre · limoncelli/stevens productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
In WRESTLING WITH TOMORROW, an amateur pro wrestler struggles to make a name for herself. In SANTA'S SECRET, a curmudgeonly mall Santa falls in love with a lingerie mannequin.
In WRESTLING WITH TOMORROW, an amateur pro wrestler struggles to make a name for herself. In SANTA'S SECRET, a curmudgeonly mall Santa falls in love with a lingerie mannequin.

LADY FARTS

comedy · lady farts · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Lady Farts is an exploration of two women's journeys from childhood to adulthood, as non-conforming, slightly awkward, mostly outrageous "ladies." Covering everything from sexuality to religion to mental health to addressing the expectations of what women should be in today's society.
Lady Farts is an exploration of two women's journeys from childhood to adulthood, as non-conforming, slightly awkward, mostly outrageous "ladies." Covering everything from sexuality to religion to mental health to addressing the expectations of what women should be in today's society.

CONVERTED

ensemble theatre · william tolan lawrence · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Matt and Zeke get caught having sex at a gay conversion therapy camp in southern Ohio. As punishment for their sins, Brother Mike and Sister Constance devise a plot to cure them of their illness, and exorcise a few homosexual demons along the way. An original one-act comedy.
Matt and Zeke get caught having sex at a gay conversion therapy camp in southern Ohio. As punishment for their sins, Brother Mike and Sister Constance devise a plot to cure them of their illness, and exorcise a few homosexual demons along the way. An original one-act comedy.

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