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'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.

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.

LADIES IN WAITING: THE JUDGEMENT OF HENRY VIII

ensemble theatre · tier 5 theatre project · Ages 12+ · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
What's a Tudor monarch to do when he has to face his six wives in the afterlife? The Edinburgh Fringe SELL OUT, smash hit makes its US Debut! Through humour, heartbreak, and hubris, Henry VIII comes face to face with what his legacy has become: one entirely defined by women.
What's a Tudor monarch to do when he has to face his six wives in the afterlife? The Edinburgh Fringe SELL OUT, smash hit makes its US Debut! Through humour, heartbreak, and hubris, Henry VIII comes face to face with what his legacy has become: one entirely defined by women.

BONNIE AND CLYDE

ensemble theatre · who's there? theatre · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Adam Peck - 'Bonnie and Clyde' - "We have chosen to live lives less ordinary" - a brand new production based on the final hours of America's iconic outlaw couple.
Adam Peck - 'Bonnie and Clyde' - "We have chosen to live lives less ordinary" - a brand new production based on the final hours of America's iconic outlaw couple.

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.

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.

MARY'S MEDICINE

red flag media productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
"Mary's Medicine" tells the true story of Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole. A woman who practices unconventional medicine during a controversial time. Despite being a decorated hero of the Crimean War history forgot her amazing life and legacy. Now her incredible story will finally be told.
"Mary's Medicine" tells the true story of Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole. A woman who practices unconventional medicine during a controversial time. Despite being a decorated hero of the Crimean War history forgot her amazing life and legacy. Now her incredible story will finally be told.

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.

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.

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.

MARTHA WASHINGTON KILLED A REDCOAT

comedy · vanilla quesadilla · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
On the night of the Boston Tea Party, Martha Washington killed a British solider. This is the previously unknown (and slightly untrue) story of how the wives of Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Franklin banded together to protect themselves and their country.
On the night of the Boston Tea Party, Martha Washington killed a British solider. This is the previously unknown (and slightly untrue) story of how the wives of Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Franklin banded together to protect themselves and their country.

INSUPPRESSIBLE: THE UNAUTHORIZED LEAH REMINI STORY

musicals and operas · tbd · Ages 12+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
A Musical Fantasia about a girl who becomes a woman by tearing apart a billion dollar organization.
A Musical Fantasia about a girl who becomes a woman by tearing apart a billion dollar organization.

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.

AN EVENING WITH JOHN WILKES BOOTH

solo performance · loyd j. schwartz · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
History tells us that John Wilkes Booth was the evilest of men. He may well have been a villain, but he was also human, and his story demands to be told.
History tells us that John Wilkes Booth was the evilest of men. He may well have been a villain, but he was also human, and his story demands to be told.