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D IS FOR DOG

theatre · rogue artists ensemble · Ages 12+ · flashing lights · United States
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.
For the Roger’s family life is just like a 1950s sitcom—or is it, as they confront their history and identity before it is too late. Mixing puppetry, original music and video projection, taking you from the absurd to the terrifying, and everywhere in-between. Winner Ovation Award Puppet Design.

PAT BURTSCHER'S PATOPOTAMOOSE

comedy · patopotamoose defence league · Ages 16+ · family friendly · flashing lights · one person show · Canada
What the heck's a Patopotomoose? It's a title. You don't like it? You do a show and call it whatever the hell you want. This standup comedy show is called Patopotomoose. Deal with it. Pat Burtscher will address any further issues you may have at the actual show. He is Canadian.
What the heck's a Patopotomoose? It's a title. You don't like it? You do a show and call it whatever the hell you want. This standup comedy show is called Patopotomoose. Deal with it. Pat Burtscher will address any further issues you may have at the actual show. He is Canadian.

THE FOOL AND THE RED QUEEN

theatre · padua playwrights productions, inc. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
In his newest play, legendary poet-playwright Murray Mednick experiments with archetypes to explore human nature & the process of theater. Gary, a down-on-his-luck actor, finds himself at a nightmarish audition where we, the audience, discover the magical ability of theater to create new realities.
In his newest play, legendary poet-playwright Murray Mednick experiments with archetypes to explore human nature & the process of theater. Gary, a down-on-his-luck actor, finds himself at a nightmarish audition where we, the audience, discover the magical ability of theater to create new realities.

I AM NOT MY MAMMA

theatre · stella georgia productions · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
"I Am Not My Mamma" Is a One woman serio-comedy. The show is a coming of age story about the trials and tribulations of a Hollywood commercial queen journey to avoid being like her mother!
"I Am Not My Mamma" Is a One woman serio-comedy. The show is a coming of age story about the trials and tribulations of a Hollywood commercial queen journey to avoid being like her mother!

THIS VICIOUS MINUTE

solo performance · bam · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
"This Vicious Minute" is the raw, autobiographical account of one man's battle with self-injury. It is a story about love, addiction and finding the strength to live the only moment we have - this present, this precious, this vicious minute.
"This Vicious Minute" is the raw, autobiographical account of one man's battle with self-injury. It is a story about love, addiction and finding the strength to live the only moment we have - this present, this precious, this vicious minute.

URBAN MYTHS-SUBURBAN SLUTS

theatre · stinki pinki productions · Ages 17+ · United States
A spoken word onslaught with the use of white trash invasion costuming and a sticky environment. Stinki Pinki Prod., Betsy Moore and Parisa Fakhri, take you on a metaphorical road trip from suburbia heaven to reality ridden hell.
A spoken word onslaught with the use of white trash invasion costuming and a sticky environment. Stinki Pinki Prod., Betsy Moore and Parisa Fakhri, take you on a metaphorical road trip from suburbia heaven to reality ridden hell.

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

SPEED MERCHANT (OF VENICE)

theatre · action! theatre company · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States
A 90-minute version of Shakespeare's play - drawing on influences from corporate gangsterism and reality television. Directed by Tiger Reel and adapted by Tiger Reel and Jack Young.
A 90-minute version of Shakespeare's play - drawing on influences from corporate gangsterism and reality television. Directed by Tiger Reel and adapted by Tiger Reel and Jack Young.

SONGS FROM JENNIFER ANISTON STOLE MY LIFE

cabaret & variety · image & likeness · Ages 5+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
A song, a dance, an mc, a couple a laughs - what could be bad? Take four characters from a sitcom with a heart o' gold, put them in a Sam Shepard play, and sprinkle in some arsenic. Come see five minutes from the sparkling, new play, "Jennifer Aniston Stole My Life."
A song, a dance, an mc, a couple a laughs - what could be bad? Take four characters from a sitcom with a heart o' gold, put them in a Sam Shepard play, and sprinkle in some arsenic. Come see five minutes from the sparkling, new play, "Jennifer Aniston Stole My Life."

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.

FEEDING TIME

theatre · play in the box · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Two RVs are parked on an empty lot on a street a few blocks from the sea. Living in one is a crusty veteran in search of peace. The other houses an elusive woman. Their attempt at romance is set within the counter-culture life-style of RV dwellers and their reasons to keep ‘rolling.’
Two RVs are parked on an empty lot on a street a few blocks from the sea. Living in one is a crusty veteran in search of peace. The other houses an elusive woman. Their attempt at romance is set within the counter-culture life-style of RV dwellers and their reasons to keep ‘rolling.’

FOUR CLOWNS

comedy · four clowns · Ages 15+ · United States
Multi-award-winning, nationally touring 4 Clowns is a physical, musical & emotional journey into what it is to be human. Follow 4 clowns - sad, mischievous, angry & nervous - as they tell their tales of woe & elation from childhood to adulthood we discover that they are all the same...and so are we.
Multi-award-winning, nationally touring 4 Clowns is a physical, musical & emotional journey into what it is to be human. Follow 4 clowns - sad, mischievous, angry & nervous - as they tell their tales of woe & elation from childhood to adulthood we discover that they are all the same...and so are we.

NO BOUNDARYS

theatre · waitergonebad productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
No Boundarys is about life, death and camping. Mostly life, some death, and a lot of camping. After a long day canoeing in the Boundary Waters, there's nothing better than sitting by a fire under the stars, drinking scotch and telling stories of bears and loons, gamblers, drinkers, and dreamers.
No Boundarys is about life, death and camping. Mostly life, some death, and a lot of camping. After a long day canoeing in the Boundary Waters, there's nothing better than sitting by a fire under the stars, drinking scotch and telling stories of bears and loons, gamblers, drinkers, and dreamers.

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?

AUTUMN AND OTHER PLAYS

theatre · parking lot theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Autumn and other play is a collect of three one act plays from up and coming playwright Peter Hsieh. These which, also include 'The Long and Lonely Howl' and 'TimeCode Rewind' explore many different subjects through comedy, drama, and surrealism.
Autumn and other play is a collect of three one act plays from up and coming playwright Peter Hsieh. These which, also include 'The Long and Lonely Howl' and 'TimeCode Rewind' explore many different subjects through comedy, drama, and surrealism.