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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.

REASONS TO BE PRETTY

ensemble theatre · actors task force · United States of America
As their relationships crumble, four friends are forced to confront a seas of deceit, infidelity, and betrayed trust in their journey to answer that oh-so-American question: How much is pretty worth? Follow their journey with Neil LaBute's Off-Broadway hit. *Explicit Language*
As their relationships crumble, four friends are forced to confront a seas of deceit, infidelity, and betrayed trust in their journey to answer that oh-so-American question: How much is pretty worth? Follow their journey with Neil LaBute's Off-Broadway hit. *Explicit Language*

EMOTIONAL TERRORISM

solo performance · aloysius productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Ellyn Daniels takes us on an intoxicating ride from Orlando to Togo, ballet to bulimia, walking the runways of Paris to blacking out in Hollywood, and sitting on the precipice of suicide to finding salvation through stand-up.
Ellyn Daniels takes us on an intoxicating ride from Orlando to Togo, ballet to bulimia, walking the runways of Paris to blacking out in Hollywood, and sitting on the precipice of suicide to finding salvation through stand-up.

ROUGHLY HAMLET

solo performance · shake the fear productions · Ages 7+ · family friendly · one person show · United States of America
Roughly Hamlet is a fast-paced, reimagining of one man's struggle to escape being trapped in his own mind, as he strives to make one single, very important decision, to be or not to be.
Roughly Hamlet is a fast-paced, reimagining of one man's struggle to escape being trapped in his own mind, as he strives to make one single, very important decision, to be or not to be.

DOCTOR FAUSTUS

knights of allentown west · Ages 16+ · United States of America
The hell-bent Dr. Faustus embraces Lucifer to gain knowledge, power, and a personal demon at the price of his soul. Marlowe's work with a punk tint examines the subversive nature of man against his own salvation.
The hell-bent Dr. Faustus embraces Lucifer to gain knowledge, power, and a personal demon at the price of his soul. Marlowe's work with a punk tint examines the subversive nature of man against his own salvation.

WINNER BEST SOLO PERFORMANCE & ENCORE: UNDER THE JELLO MOLD

paris avenue productions · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Her post-mortem instructions were hidden in a very specific place - but in the time leading up to her mom’s death, a woman (Jennie Fahn) uncovered more about her than could be contained in any envelope. A comedy about life, loss, and being of sound mind and body.
Her post-mortem instructions were hidden in a very specific place - but in the time leading up to her mom’s death, a woman (Jennie Fahn) uncovered more about her than could be contained in any envelope. A comedy about life, loss, and being of sound mind and body.

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.

LYMPHOMANIAC

comedy · megan timpane · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States of America
Lymphomaniac is a tory about a 22 year old actress who finds out she has Lymphoma and is faced with 6 months of chemo. Despite the misfortune of her diagnosis, she defeats her cancer and recounts some of the funniest moments and important lessons that came about during her treatment.
Lymphomaniac is a tory about a 22 year old actress who finds out she has Lymphoma and is faced with 6 months of chemo. Despite the misfortune of her diagnosis, she defeats her cancer and recounts some of the funniest moments and important lessons that came about during her treatment.

#LASTDANCE

ensemble theatre · realqueerstories · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States of America
RealQueerStories in collaboration with Asylum, One City One Pride and the City of West Hollywood presents #LastDance. A show within a show where things get real once the makeup comes off.
RealQueerStories in collaboration with Asylum, One City One Pride and the City of West Hollywood presents #LastDance. A show within a show where things get real once the makeup comes off.

THE LIAR'S PUNISHMENT

ensemble theatre · leda siskind · Ages 15+ · United States of America
"I won't go!" the homeless woman shouts at the young social worker determined to transport her to a shelter. As the two women argue, joke, and quote G.B. Shaw at each other, they discover startling secrets that will soon alter both their lives.
"I won't go!" the homeless woman shouts at the young social worker determined to transport her to a shelter. As the two women argue, joke, and quote G.B. Shaw at each other, they discover startling secrets that will soon alter both their lives.

INVERSION BY ADITYA PUTCHA

ensemble theatre · emh productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
World Premiere: Adam, a socially awkward mathematician, especially with women, seeks the hot woman of his dreams in order to ease his mother's concerns about his well being as she declines from Alzheimer's.
World Premiere: Adam, a socially awkward mathematician, especially with women, seeks the hot woman of his dreams in order to ease his mother's concerns about his well being as she declines from Alzheimer's.

ENCORE WINNER I DO, DO YOU?

the lake arrowhead repertory theatre company · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
The story of the bride who wishes, the groom who questions and the crowd who defines it all.
The story of the bride who wishes, the groom who questions and the crowd who defines it all.

OCTOBER BABY

solo performance · brooke baumer (writer & performer) · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
What happens when a detail-obsessed woman tries to time the birth of her child to occur during her favorite month of the year? Nine months of chaos – in utero and out! A 60-minute solo show, October Baby is a hilarious and poignant look at motherhood and the need to control. Note: NO LATE SEATING.
What happens when a detail-obsessed woman tries to time the birth of her child to occur during her favorite month of the year? Nine months of chaos – in utero and out! A 60-minute solo show, October Baby is a hilarious and poignant look at motherhood and the need to control. Note: NO LATE SEATING.

APATHY KILLED THE CAT

n/a · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
Colin is a neurotic playwright whose mother and cat are on the verge of death. Seeking solace, he chronicles his entire life into an 826-page play that no one is ever meant to read. When his girlfriend and brothers discover the play, Colin is forced to confront the dark secrets contained within.
Colin is a neurotic playwright whose mother and cat are on the verge of death. Seeking solace, he chronicles his entire life into an 826-page play that no one is ever meant to read. When his girlfriend and brothers discover the play, Colin is forced to confront the dark secrets contained within.

SUNSET BLUSH

comedy · funny slash fierce · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Two best friends reunite and reminisce after some time apart. Victories are celebrated and secrets are revealed over a glass of their favorite boxed wine.
Two best friends reunite and reminisce after some time apart. Victories are celebrated and secrets are revealed over a glass of their favorite boxed wine.

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