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FLIGHTS OF FANCY

comedy · firefly theatre group · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Imagination or reality? Elegant stagecraft or just, well… Complications?
Imagination or reality? Elegant stagecraft or just, well… Complications?

TRANSFERENCE

comedy · artepollo productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 55 mins · United States of America
A woman awakens from hypnotherapy and remembers all of her past lives. And that her therapist has been the love of her life in every lifetime. Transference tells the story of a woman hoping to get it right, and that this life won't end in one of their premature deaths.
A woman awakens from hypnotherapy and remembers all of her past lives. And that her therapist has been the love of her life in every lifetime. Transference tells the story of a woman hoping to get it right, and that this life won't end in one of their premature deaths.

THE W*TCHY B*TCHY HOUR

comedy · jammiest co. · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 50 mins · United States of America
An afternoon variety hour of magic with Nader Hanna: The Master Mentalist, stand up by Olivia Hill, drag performance by Mirage a Trios, and 2 short plays: "In Which the Witches Three Spill the T" by Christina Kishpaugh, and "The Bitching Hour" by Cassie Soliday.
An afternoon variety hour of magic with Nader Hanna: The Master Mentalist, stand up by Olivia Hill, drag performance by Mirage a Trios, and 2 short plays: "In Which the Witches Three Spill the T" by Christina Kishpaugh, and "The Bitching Hour" by Cassie Soliday.

THE LAST POWERPOINT

solo performance · walk a mile works · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · 40 mins · United States of America
'Prospective' Ben, CEO of disIncorporated, delivers a persuasive PowerPoint presentation concerning his latest product offering: Mail-Order Seed Potato Death Clock. As an experimental economic maneuver, disInc. encourages you to pay what you can to attend (cost of parts & labor: $6.66 per customer).
'Prospective' Ben, CEO of disIncorporated, delivers a persuasive PowerPoint presentation concerning his latest product offering: Mail-Order Seed Potato Death Clock. As an experimental economic maneuver, disInc. encourages you to pay what you can to attend (cost of parts & labor: $6.66 per customer).

GUILT

ensemble theatre · cyanide theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
A man searching for a phantom armadillo. A priest breaking from her faith. Former multiple award-winning Hollywood Fringe vets team up to present two original short plays: ‘The Holy Name of Apostasy’ by Ryan Lisman, and ‘Man vs. Armadillo’ by Benjamin Schwartz.
A man searching for a phantom armadillo. A priest breaking from her faith. Former multiple award-winning Hollywood Fringe vets team up to present two original short plays: ‘The Holy Name of Apostasy’ by Ryan Lisman, and ‘Man vs. Armadillo’ by Benjamin Schwartz.

BIRTHDAY

solo performance · michael david ker · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Imagine you only had minutes to decide what to take before your house burns down. What would you grab? Michael David Ker took his family photos, his surfboard, and sense of humor…The fire was just the grand finale of a year full of loss. A deeply personal show is full of humor, heartbreak, and hope.
Imagine you only had minutes to decide what to take before your house burns down. What would you grab? Michael David Ker took his family photos, his surfboard, and sense of humor…The fire was just the grand finale of a year full of loss. A deeply personal show is full of humor, heartbreak, and hope.

MONSTERS OF MAN: A SUPERNATURAL ANTHOLOGY

ensemble theatre · mb stage productions, llc · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Sometimes the things we fear are not always the creatures that go bump in the night. The Monsters of Man: A Supernatural Anthology combines an element of the everyday with a splash of the supernatural.
Sometimes the things we fear are not always the creatures that go bump in the night. The Monsters of Man: A Supernatural Anthology combines an element of the everyday with a splash of the supernatural.

THE MASHER

ensemble theatre · loud karma productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
The Masher is a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory. Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.
The Masher is a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory. Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.

THE BACKLINERS

comedy · the backliners · Ages 13+ · 90 mins · United States of America
The Backliners are an up-and-coming improv team! They envision a world where improv has become a widely accepted and sought after form of entertainment. The team has sold out shows in venues such as Room 41, Secret Rose Theater and Flappers Comedy Club. Let's have a laugh!
The Backliners are an up-and-coming improv team! They envision a world where improv has become a widely accepted and sought after form of entertainment. The team has sold out shows in venues such as Room 41, Secret Rose Theater and Flappers Comedy Club. Let's have a laugh!

TREASON

ensemble theatre · bear elegance productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 70 mins · United States of America
On a ranch in Nevada, Grant Wilson rules a made-up nation through empty shows of power and ridiculous propaganda, with his family as his only subjects. When his son takes the mission too far and his daughter questions everything, Grant fights for control in the face of family, country, and reality.
On a ranch in Nevada, Grant Wilson rules a made-up nation through empty shows of power and ridiculous propaganda, with his family as his only subjects. When his son takes the mission too far and his daughter questions everything, Grant fights for control in the face of family, country, and reality.

BLINDSIDED

solo performance · ask flash productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · 80 mins · United States of America
Blindsided is a one woman show about friendship, loss, and...a talking dog.
Blindsided is a one woman show about friendship, loss, and...a talking dog.

DEAR JEFF: A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT SUICIDE & DOMESTIC ABUSE

musicals and operas · good shows · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · 55 mins · United States of America
A one-woman musical with original songs written and performed by Callie Ott. Based on her true story, Callie was in an abusive relationship with her boyfriend Jeff. But if she ever broke up with him, he would threaten to kill himself. Finally, she did... and he did.
A one-woman musical with original songs written and performed by Callie Ott. Based on her true story, Callie was in an abusive relationship with her boyfriend Jeff. But if she ever broke up with him, he would threaten to kill himself. Finally, she did... and he did.

2 FOR 1

solo performance · brown hill productionz · Ages 12+ · one person show · 80 mins · United States of America
2 FOR 1: Two hilarious one woman shows — for the price (and time) of one! Double the self-indulgence! Double the breakdowns! And twice you’ll ask — Is she ok? That's 2 FOR 1 on: Bellydance! Mild nudity! Sexualized dogs! Puppets! Ballet! Whipping! Eleganza! And NO safe words!
2 FOR 1: Two hilarious one woman shows — for the price (and time) of one! Double the self-indulgence! Double the breakdowns! And twice you’ll ask — Is she ok? That's 2 FOR 1 on: Bellydance! Mild nudity! Sexualized dogs! Puppets! Ballet! Whipping! Eleganza! And NO safe words!

YES. NO. MAYBE.

ensemble theatre · suttle dramas · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 80 mins · United States of America
Dark Sexy Dramedy: In these #MeToo times, people are speaking out about sexual abuse, but some people happily/consciously use sex to get ahead. Would you sleep with someone to get a job? Would you let your partner sleep with someone if it would boost your careers? Monogamy or $1M for one night?
Dark Sexy Dramedy: In these #MeToo times, people are speaking out about sexual abuse, but some people happily/consciously use sex to get ahead. Would you sleep with someone to get a job? Would you let your partner sleep with someone if it would boost your careers? Monogamy or $1M for one night?

BUSHWICK

ensemble theatre · the bear's pursuit · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Skip, Beatrix, and Byron gotta find someone to sublet and they gotta find it fast. When an unsuspected guest shows up, their hopes and dreams for the perfect roommate goes mysteriously awry.
Skip, Beatrix, and Byron gotta find someone to sublet and they gotta find it fast. When an unsuspected guest shows up, their hopes and dreams for the perfect roommate goes mysteriously awry.