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WHY WATER FALLS

solo performance · leigh curran, writer/performer/producer and mary pat gleason, director · Ages 15+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
“Why Water Falls” When a fiction writer has to write a true story, she comes face to face with her ambivalence about motherhood and the unexpected consequences she’s trying to forget. A funny, thought-provoking look at making peace with controversial life choices.
“Why Water Falls” When a fiction writer has to write a true story, she comes face to face with her ambivalence about motherhood and the unexpected consequences she’s trying to forget. A funny, thought-provoking look at making peace with controversial life choices.

THE REVELRY OF THE LOST BOYS

ensemble theatre · the play/ground theatre · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
When the studio's next picture is an adaption of Peter Pan, four aspiring "somebodys" get their chance at fame in Los Angeles.
When the studio's next picture is an adaption of Peter Pan, four aspiring "somebodys" get their chance at fame in Los Angeles.

TRU

solo performance · chromolume theatre · Ages 11+ · one person show · United States of America
Tony and Emmy Award winner Robert Morse partners with Chromolume Theatre on bringing the words and works of Truman Capote to life. Tru takes place in the writer's New York City apartment during the week before Christmas 1975.
Tony and Emmy Award winner Robert Morse partners with Chromolume Theatre on bringing the words and works of Truman Capote to life. Tru takes place in the writer's New York City apartment during the week before Christmas 1975.

DORA AND ME/ YO SOY DORA

comedy · rick creese · Ages 12+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Amy Urbina ranges from hilarious to heartbreaking in this one-woman show about a Latina actor in L. A. trying to follow in the footsteps of her role model, Dora Jordan--beloved comedienne, mother of fourteen children, and notorious mistress of the future King of England.
Amy Urbina ranges from hilarious to heartbreaking in this one-woman show about a Latina actor in L. A. trying to follow in the footsteps of her role model, Dora Jordan--beloved comedienne, mother of fourteen children, and notorious mistress of the future King of England.

SMUDGE

ensemble theatre · simple dog productions · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · United States of America
A married couple are excited they are about to add an addition to their family - but after their baby is born with the unimaginable, they give her the nickname "Smudge". This dramedy includes wit yet has you reaching for your tissues. Human emotions stretched outside their comfort zone.
A married couple are excited they are about to add an addition to their family - but after their baby is born with the unimaginable, they give her the nickname "Smudge". This dramedy includes wit yet has you reaching for your tissues. Human emotions stretched outside their comfort zone.

HAPPY

ensemble theatre · ktq productions, belle époque films · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Alfred is happy with his life. He's happy with his job. He's happy with his marriage. He's even happily raising a daughter with cerebral palsy. But when his best friend invites him to meet the latest woman in his life, things spin out of control.
Alfred is happy with his life. He's happy with his job. He's happy with his marriage. He's even happily raising a daughter with cerebral palsy. But when his best friend invites him to meet the latest woman in his life, things spin out of control.

THE CELLAR

ensemble theatre · nbt productions · Ages 30+ · world premiere · United States of America
There are fewer things more dreaded in the civilized world than being at a party your ex. That is until, you get locked in the wine cellar downstairs alone with your ex. Come voyeur in on two peoples most raw and private moments as they battle through the scars left by their break up.
There are fewer things more dreaded in the civilized world than being at a party your ex. That is until, you get locked in the wine cellar downstairs alone with your ex. Come voyeur in on two peoples most raw and private moments as they battle through the scars left by their break up.

THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS

ensemble theatre · n/a · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
A struggling actress lends some of her ample free time to the memory care patients in an assisted living home. She works on her "craft" by pretending to be whoever they want her to be, but when does pretending go too far, and how long before it meets reality head on?
A struggling actress lends some of her ample free time to the memory care patients in an assisted living home. She works on her "craft" by pretending to be whoever they want her to be, but when does pretending go too far, and how long before it meets reality head on?

ELEEMOSYNARY

ensemble theatre · kas productions · United States of America
A simply staged play about the complicated relationships of three genius women - grandmother, mother and daughter. A smart, intimate tale by Lee Blessing that jumps back and forth in time to explore the amusing, depressing, desperate and hopeful realities of family connection.
A simply staged play about the complicated relationships of three genius women - grandmother, mother and daughter. A smart, intimate tale by Lee Blessing that jumps back and forth in time to explore the amusing, depressing, desperate and hopeful realities of family connection.

SNACK

solo performance · elephant · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
"All of my positive parenting skills have abandoned me." Megan Dolan is having a hard day. She seeks solace in her Vitamix, tracing the roots of her smoothie addiction back to one pivotal year when her mom joined a cult, her dad joined the dating pool and her world fell apart.
"All of my positive parenting skills have abandoned me." Megan Dolan is having a hard day. She seeks solace in her Vitamix, tracing the roots of her smoothie addiction back to one pivotal year when her mom joined a cult, her dad joined the dating pool and her world fell apart.

COMMENCING

comedy · nargi deming productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
A blind date gone wrong results in two women pulling the screws loose on both straight & gay women's culture, to find the common ground underneath in the search for love and identity. COMMENCING by Jane Shepard, presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
A blind date gone wrong results in two women pulling the screws loose on both straight & gay women's culture, to find the common ground underneath in the search for love and identity. COMMENCING by Jane Shepard, presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

MIGHT AS WELL LIVE: STORIES BY DOROTHY PARKER

ten forty-two productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Dorothy Parker's unforgettable characters and crackling wit come to life onstage in "Might As Well Live", a modern twist on four of Dottie's most hilarious and heartbreaking stories.
Dorothy Parker's unforgettable characters and crackling wit come to life onstage in "Might As Well Live", a modern twist on four of Dottie's most hilarious and heartbreaking stories.

BORN TO LEAD: THE SUSAN AHN CUDDY STORY

ensemble theatre · james han · Ages 8+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
Born to Lead Despite the challenges facing women and minorities of her generation, Susan Ahn Cuddy never took for granted the sacrifices of her democracy. She became the first female aerial gunnery officer in the history of the U.S. Navy.
Born to Lead Despite the challenges facing women and minorities of her generation, Susan Ahn Cuddy never took for granted the sacrifices of her democracy. She became the first female aerial gunnery officer in the history of the U.S. Navy.

I DIED...I CAME BACK...WHATEVER.

fearless imp entertainment · Ages 15+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
SOMETIMES YOUR HEART HAS TO STOP FOR YOUR LIFE TO START. A one-woman dramedy about a pagan actress who dies on the operating table, awakens in "Heavens Waiting Room," and is led back thru her earthly life by the spirit of Sir Laurence Olivier. Will she give up on her dreams, or...?
SOMETIMES YOUR HEART HAS TO STOP FOR YOUR LIFE TO START. A one-woman dramedy about a pagan actress who dies on the operating table, awakens in "Heavens Waiting Room," and is led back thru her earthly life by the spirit of Sir Laurence Olivier. Will she give up on her dreams, or...?

SKITSO

solo performance · move a mountain productions · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
When you’re a bullied, weak Greek Australian boy, have the physique of a stick insect, resemble a pretty girl, talk to yourself often, inspired by American icons and want to be Chinese; your choices in life are often limited to becoming a comedian, an actor or comedian.
When you’re a bullied, weak Greek Australian boy, have the physique of a stick insect, resemble a pretty girl, talk to yourself often, inspired by American icons and want to be Chinese; your choices in life are often limited to becoming a comedian, an actor or comedian.