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THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC 2013 (CLOSED)

comedy · big guns big tobacco · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
In 1955 two female Negro performers, a burlesquer with more dreams than talent and an illusionist whose act is less than magical, form an unlikely friendship in their hilarious struggle to get booked at the Moulin Rouge, Las Vegas' first integrated casino.
In 1955 two female Negro performers, a burlesquer with more dreams than talent and an illusionist whose act is less than magical, form an unlikely friendship in their hilarious struggle to get booked at the Moulin Rouge, Las Vegas' first integrated casino.

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.

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.

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.

RICHARD PARKER

theatre · darkman/fringe management · Ages 14+ · family friendly · United Kingdom
Two men travelling by boat become irrevocably linked at the crossroads of fate and coincidence. They find themselves forced to defend their starkly contrasting world views from attack by the other as the play builds to an unexpected and shattering denouement. "Clever and compelling."(The Scotsman)
Two men travelling by boat become irrevocably linked at the crossroads of fate and coincidence. They find themselves forced to defend their starkly contrasting world views from attack by the other as the play builds to an unexpected and shattering denouement. "Clever and compelling."(The Scotsman)

TOMAHAWK

theatre · fringe festival players · Ages 12+ · United States
“Tomahawk,” a play by James Domine, mixes episodes of love, war, lust and betrayal into a counterpoint of governmental subterfuge, police brutality, missing beer and drunken buffoonery as the conflicting emotions of youth evolve into the delusional quandary of middle-age.
“Tomahawk,” a play by James Domine, mixes episodes of love, war, lust and betrayal into a counterpoint of governmental subterfuge, police brutality, missing beer and drunken buffoonery as the conflicting emotions of youth evolve into the delusional quandary of middle-age.

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.

EDGAR ALLAN POE MUST DIE! A WRITER'S JOURNEY

comedy · foxy saboo · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · United States
Yes, Edgar Allan Poe is alive and he's a very bad guy. Not only does he steal the souls from young writers but he's also destroying Hollywood at the same time.
Yes, Edgar Allan Poe is alive and he's a very bad guy. Not only does he steal the souls from young writers but he's also destroying Hollywood at the same time.

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!

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.