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"TRANSITION"

comedy · none · Ages 13+ · United States of America
"Transition" imagines the November 10, 2016 meeting in the White House between President Obama and Donald Trump some 36 hours after the General Election as the fate of our democracy hung in the balance. Stars Harry S. Murphy and Joshua Wolf Coleman.
"Transition" imagines the November 10, 2016 meeting in the White House between President Obama and Donald Trump some 36 hours after the General Election as the fate of our democracy hung in the balance. Stars Harry S. Murphy and Joshua Wolf Coleman.

CHIMPSKIN

ensemble theatre · the puckwit gang · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Recalling her remarkable childhood in a scientist’s home, a young woman has to face a difficult reality— she has been, and always will be, a chimpanzee.
Recalling her remarkable childhood in a scientist’s home, a young woman has to face a difficult reality— she has been, and always will be, a chimpanzee.

THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT

ensemble theatre · the motherf**kers · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Stephen Adly Guirgis' rapid-fire, poetically profane, and hilarious masterpiece that was a smash hit on Broadway and described as "a high-octane verbal cage match about love and fidelity." A story where a simple hat found in a living room threatens relationships, sobriety, and life as we know it.
Stephen Adly Guirgis' rapid-fire, poetically profane, and hilarious masterpiece that was a smash hit on Broadway and described as "a high-octane verbal cage match about love and fidelity." A story where a simple hat found in a living room threatens relationships, sobriety, and life as we know it.

THIS SIDE OF SWEETWATER

ensemble theatre · lightning rod theater · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Award-winning playwright Tom Stanczyk explores the absurd, the romantic and the enigmatic through the lives of seven couples in THIS SIDE OF SWEETWATER. Through dreamscapes, celebrations and rough times, lovers fall for each other, argue, swear they can't go on, and then ... they go on.
Award-winning playwright Tom Stanczyk explores the absurd, the romantic and the enigmatic through the lives of seven couples in THIS SIDE OF SWEETWATER. Through dreamscapes, celebrations and rough times, lovers fall for each other, argue, swear they can't go on, and then ... they go on.

I AM SOPHIE.

solo performance · la vie theatre · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
When Kate decides to leave Paris to care for her sick father, she also decides it's time to share her authentic self with the world. Enter Sophie. What follows is an identity adventure filled with philosophie de la vie, humor, and heartache. Will the world embrace Sophie? Can she embrace herself?
When Kate decides to leave Paris to care for her sick father, she also decides it's time to share her authentic self with the world. Enter Sophie. What follows is an identity adventure filled with philosophie de la vie, humor, and heartache. Will the world embrace Sophie? Can she embrace herself?

STRINGMATES

dance & physical theatre · mb stage productions, llc · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States of America
Stringmates, a written word and movement piece, explores the many kinds of love and relationships we find ourselves waiting lifetimes to experience. Through dance and language, Stringmates encourages all to consider what the word "soulmate" really means. Written by Amanda Noriko Newman.
Stringmates, a written word and movement piece, explores the many kinds of love and relationships we find ourselves waiting lifetimes to experience. Through dance and language, Stringmates encourages all to consider what the word "soulmate" really means. Written by Amanda Noriko Newman.

FUCK TINDER

solo performance · jade lake productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
F*ck Tinder (a love story) is storytelling crack from The Moth champion David Rodwin. From a first date who wanted sex, but brought along her infant, to hitting up a sex club with a woman who’d just said “I love you,” David takes you on a journey you’re glad he took and you didn’t.
F*ck Tinder (a love story) is storytelling crack from The Moth champion David Rodwin. From a first date who wanted sex, but brought along her infant, to hitting up a sex club with a woman who’d just said “I love you,” David takes you on a journey you’re glad he took and you didn’t.

TWO MOTHERFUCKERS ON A LEDGE

ensemble theatre · wisdom tooth productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Allyn has nothing to lose; Mattie stands to lose everything… if she can't talk him down. A patient with a hero complex jumps onto the ledge of his therapist's 5th floor office window, forcing them both to answer some hard questions about who they’ve chosen to become, and what it means to be a hero.
Allyn has nothing to lose; Mattie stands to lose everything… if she can't talk him down. A patient with a hero complex jumps onto the ledge of his therapist's 5th floor office window, forcing them both to answer some hard questions about who they’ve chosen to become, and what it means to be a hero.

FAIR

ensemble theatre · wishbone theatre collective · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Fair is an ensemble developed play that tells the true story of the murderess, Laura D. Fair, who shot and killed her lover in broad day light in 1871. Will she be judged for the crime she committed or for her unwillingness to accept what it means to be female in the Victorian West?
Fair is an ensemble developed play that tells the true story of the murderess, Laura D. Fair, who shot and killed her lover in broad day light in 1871. Will she be judged for the crime she committed or for her unwillingness to accept what it means to be female in the Victorian West?

SEX ANYONE

musicals and operas · integrita theatrical · Ages 13+ · world premiere · France
A warm, funny, touching, old-fashioned musical about sexual obsession. John uses sex to seek love and connection. Marty uses alcohol to escape his pain. They try to build a life as their demons and guardian angels battle: lust, booze and despair vs. recovery and hope. Can they find a happy ending?
A warm, funny, touching, old-fashioned musical about sexual obsession. John uses sex to seek love and connection. Marty uses alcohol to escape his pain. They try to build a life as their demons and guardian angels battle: lust, booze and despair vs. recovery and hope. Can they find a happy ending?

WIGS

ensemble theatre · millions of maps productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Two preteen girls locked in a room for years have invented coded languages and ritualistic acts to survive, appease their captor, and orchestrate their escape. Might they escape him tonight??
Two preteen girls locked in a room for years have invented coded languages and ritualistic acts to survive, appease their captor, and orchestrate their escape. Might they escape him tonight??

MAGIC 8 BALL (MY LIFE WITH ASPERGER'S)

solo performance · crystal penny productions · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Told with a Magic 8 Ball, this one man performance by George Steeves tells the story of his trials and tribulations living on the autism spectrum. From childhood to adulthood, experience his challenges in school, with dating and trying hard to fit in.
Told with a Magic 8 Ball, this one man performance by George Steeves tells the story of his trials and tribulations living on the autism spectrum. From childhood to adulthood, experience his challenges in school, with dating and trying hard to fit in.

QUANTUM ENTANGLEMENT

ensemble theatre · lucid dramatics · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Quantum Entanglement : The most romantic theory in physics. A love story on the smallest scale imaginable. Particles. Light. A portrait of a nuclear family awakened by a fractured past, and an experiment to connect them all. (Also there's a cat.) No science brain needed!
Quantum Entanglement : The most romantic theory in physics. A love story on the smallest scale imaginable. Particles. Light. A portrait of a nuclear family awakened by a fractured past, and an experiment to connect them all. (Also there's a cat.) No science brain needed!

IN THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW

rogue machine theatre · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
By Katherine Cortez. An apocalyptic event in an LGBT Nightclub changes everything; love becomes hate, hate becomes love. Special event 6/11 celebrating PRIDE and remembering Pulse; proceeds to LGBT Center.
By Katherine Cortez. An apocalyptic event in an LGBT Nightclub changes everything; love becomes hate, hate becomes love. Special event 6/11 celebrating PRIDE and remembering Pulse; proceeds to LGBT Center.

THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS: A TRAUMEDY

solo performance · bonnie joy sludikoff · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Join Ms. Frizzle and her students Wanda and Ralphie for a very special FIELD TRIP inside Bonnie's body in this hilarious, irreverent show where inner demons literally come to life!
Join Ms. Frizzle and her students Wanda and Ralphie for a very special FIELD TRIP inside Bonnie's body in this hilarious, irreverent show where inner demons literally come to life!

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