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THE SACRED BEASTS

comedy · n/a · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
The booze and resentment-soaked real life friendship of Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles is conjured in three scenes spanning three decades with the besotted wordsmiths played by different actors in each stage of their lives. Claim your ringside seat as these fists of genius at last come to blows.
The booze and resentment-soaked real life friendship of Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles is conjured in three scenes spanning three decades with the besotted wordsmiths played by different actors in each stage of their lives. Claim your ringside seat as these fists of genius at last come to blows.

THE KING'S LANGUAGE

ensemble theatre · yejin-ham productions · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
The story of a king that flows to the beats of a Korean drum anchored by dialogue, song and movement. Spoken in English with a peppering of Korean, this historical dramedy crosses culture to speak about a fundamental human tool with whimsy.
The story of a king that flows to the beats of a Korean drum anchored by dialogue, song and movement. Spoken in English with a peppering of Korean, this historical dramedy crosses culture to speak about a fundamental human tool with whimsy.

FROM BEYOND: MARY PICKFORD, SHIRLEY TEMPLE, & GEORGE CARLIN

solo performance · the art of acting studio · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America
These three original pieces were written, directed and performed by the recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Conservatory. Developed during the 2017 Professional Conservatory Class solo show project, each is an artistic exploration of the life of a notable personality throughout history.
These three original pieces were written, directed and performed by the recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Conservatory. Developed during the 2017 Professional Conservatory Class solo show project, each is an artistic exploration of the life of a notable personality throughout history.

THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF DRAG IN A FEW MO-MO

solo performance · apt 3f · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America
Memories play and stray in this new solo show. Backstage at a drag show, Auntie, an old diva, teaches a newbie her fabulous lineage, from ancient times to current affairs, a resilient race of glitter, tucking and throat throttling reality. Auntie’s endowment: a birthright. Her stories: hysterical.
Memories play and stray in this new solo show. Backstage at a drag show, Auntie, an old diva, teaches a newbie her fabulous lineage, from ancient times to current affairs, a resilient race of glitter, tucking and throat throttling reality. Auntie’s endowment: a birthright. Her stories: hysterical.

INGERSOLL SPEAKS!

solo performance · lean dog mean dog productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
“INGERSOLL SPEAKS!” THE GREATEST AMERICAN YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF. Robert Ingersoll (1833-1899) the most influential intellectual in American history, and its most outspoken foe of religion. Adapted and performed by Ernest Kearney "Out My Window" (2015) & "My Alamo War" (2016)
“INGERSOLL SPEAKS!” THE GREATEST AMERICAN YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF. Robert Ingersoll (1833-1899) the most influential intellectual in American history, and its most outspoken foe of religion. Adapted and performed by Ernest Kearney "Out My Window" (2015) & "My Alamo War" (2016)

NIGHTS AT THE ALGONQUIN ROUND TABLE

comedy · svi cine+media · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States of America
The Roaring 20’s come roaring back to life when Hollywood’s 3 Clubs is transformed into NY’s legendary Algonquin Hotel to host a literal – and literary – battle of wits among the brightest lights on Broadway in this new comedy of caustic quips and lethal wordplay from author Steven Vlasak.
The Roaring 20’s come roaring back to life when Hollywood’s 3 Clubs is transformed into NY’s legendary Algonquin Hotel to host a literal – and literary – battle of wits among the brightest lights on Broadway in this new comedy of caustic quips and lethal wordplay from author Steven Vlasak.

SECRET HONOR - THE LAST TESTAMENT OF RICHARD M. NIXON

solo performance · bootcamp productions · Ages 14+ · one person show · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ghosts and paranoia fuel the alcoholic reflections of a fallen and discredited US President in this remarkable one-man show. A searing interrogation of the Nixon mystique and an audacious depiction of unchecked paranoia.
Ghosts and paranoia fuel the alcoholic reflections of a fallen and discredited US President in this remarkable one-man show. A searing interrogation of the Nixon mystique and an audacious depiction of unchecked paranoia.

THE TOMB

ensemble theatre · 1962 productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Before there was a church, there was The Tomb. The true story of a young Egyptian who imprisoned himself in a tomb to learn the truth about the Resurrection.
Before there was a church, there was The Tomb. The true story of a young Egyptian who imprisoned himself in a tomb to learn the truth about the Resurrection.

TALKING WITH ANGELS: BUDAPEST, 1943

solo performance · duse studio productions · Ages 12+ · family friendly · one person show · United States of America
A TRUE STORY WITH A MESSAGE OF HOPE AND PURPOSE! Whether you believe in angels or not, the channeled messages transcribed by 4 Hungarian artists are a wake-up call to anyone experiencing the disbelief and despair that ordinary citizens feel when suddenly confronted with corrupt political leadership.
A TRUE STORY WITH A MESSAGE OF HOPE AND PURPOSE! Whether you believe in angels or not, the channeled messages transcribed by 4 Hungarian artists are a wake-up call to anyone experiencing the disbelief and despair that ordinary citizens feel when suddenly confronted with corrupt political leadership.

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.

INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL

solo performance · saucer & cup productions · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
Harriet Jacobs spent 7 years hiding out in a crawl space in her grandmother's attic. In 1861, she published her story. This solo performance brings to life her captivating words of resistance, hope and freedom.
Harriet Jacobs spent 7 years hiding out in a crawl space in her grandmother's attic. In 1861, she published her story. This solo performance brings to life her captivating words of resistance, hope and freedom.

NICAEA

ensemble theatre · independent · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
A fourth-century political thriller centered on the early Christian church at the Council of Nicaea. Christianity's origin story: theology, blackmail, and lies.
A fourth-century political thriller centered on the early Christian church at the Council of Nicaea. Christianity's origin story: theology, blackmail, and lies.

FROM BEYOND: JOHN W BOOTH, IDA B WELLS, & THE MANSON FAMILY

solo performance · the art of acting studio · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America
These three original pieces were written, directed and performed by the recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Conservatory. Developed during the 2017 Professional Conservatory Class solo show project, each is an artistic exploration of the life of a notable personality throughout history.
These three original pieces were written, directed and performed by the recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Conservatory. Developed during the 2017 Professional Conservatory Class solo show project, each is an artistic exploration of the life of a notable personality throughout history.

JACK THE RIPPERS MISTRESS

ensemble theatre · cynthia asmar · world premiere · United States of America
The worlds unsolved murders.... What if they were at the hands of one man.... An immortal man. A man driven by his own madness. Or was it the woman who loved him? The innocence he could not escape. She tells her story... Her life of being, Jack the Rippers mistress
The worlds unsolved murders.... What if they were at the hands of one man.... An immortal man. A man driven by his own madness. Or was it the woman who loved him? The innocence he could not escape. She tells her story... Her life of being, Jack the Rippers mistress

'TIL SUNDAY

solo performance · yolo! productions · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States of America
Based on real-life struggles of Cuban families that came to the United States in the early 1970s seeking political asylum, ’Til Sunday tackles issues relevant in our national discourse today.
Based on real-life struggles of Cuban families that came to the United States in the early 1970s seeking political asylum, ’Til Sunday tackles issues relevant in our national discourse today.

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