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HAIKU

ensemble theatre · mary smith · Ages 12+ · United States of America
Louise is a young woman with Autism who has brief intervals of cognizance and where she speaks in beautiful haiku poetry. Her mother, Nell, has published the poems under her own name. When older daughter, Billie, visits, she refuses to believe that Louise composed the extraordinary poems.
Louise is a young woman with Autism who has brief intervals of cognizance and where she speaks in beautiful haiku poetry. Her mother, Nell, has published the poems under her own name. When older daughter, Billie, visits, she refuses to believe that Louise composed the extraordinary poems.

I DIED TODAY

solo performance · vida-loca · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Jake realizes he died today and tries to figure out if his life mattered and who he ultimately loved
Jake realizes he died today and tries to figure out if his life mattered and who he ultimately loved

VIRTUAL REALITY BY ALAN ARKIN

comedy · the extra mile workshop · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

HOUSES WITHOUT WALLS

manigua productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Two generations of women cope with motherhood and madness in the aftermath of Fidel Castro’s revolution. Torn between historical and personal traumas, love and resentment for their missing daughters, Candela and Gloria can’t forget—if anything, they remember too much.
Two generations of women cope with motherhood and madness in the aftermath of Fidel Castro’s revolution. Torn between historical and personal traumas, love and resentment for their missing daughters, Candela and Gloria can’t forget—if anything, they remember too much.

DISASTEROID!

the bicycats · Ages 10+ · United States of America
When an unlikely couple who just met are misled to believe the world is going to end, they scramble to make the most of their lives together, singing catchy songs along the way to their supposed doom. A charming, subversive, romantic, musical comedy.
When an unlikely couple who just met are misled to believe the world is going to end, they scramble to make the most of their lives together, singing catchy songs along the way to their supposed doom. A charming, subversive, romantic, musical comedy.

TRAFFICKED 2.0

dance & physical theatre · the catalyst · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Trafficked 2.0 is a play that explores human trafficking. With three languages spoken throughout the show and elements of dance/physical theater, Trafficked 2.0 showcases how this societal issue can occur right in your backyard or to someone miles away from you.
Trafficked 2.0 is a play that explores human trafficking. With three languages spoken throughout the show and elements of dance/physical theater, Trafficked 2.0 showcases how this societal issue can occur right in your backyard or to someone miles away from you.

DEATH OF A MAILMAN

ensemble theatre · annie c. wright · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Marty and Joe have worked together at the USPS for nearly thirty years, but when Marty discovers that Joe has been hoarding mail, he starts to question their relationship and the difference between what it means to be a friend or merely an acquaintance.
Marty and Joe have worked together at the USPS for nearly thirty years, but when Marty discovers that Joe has been hoarding mail, he starts to question their relationship and the difference between what it means to be a friend or merely an acquaintance.

A LIGHT ROMP THROUGH THE MINEFIELD OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

ensemble theatre · rhombus ensemble · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Sexual harassment is so 2017, isn't it? Are there good guys? This plucky one-act exploits the comedy in a good old fashioned sexual harassment lawsuit. John is a mediocre lawyer with a hard core love obsession with his ex-wife and a small penchant for dick pics. Hilarity ensues!
Sexual harassment is so 2017, isn't it? Are there good guys? This plucky one-act exploits the comedy in a good old fashioned sexual harassment lawsuit. John is a mediocre lawyer with a hard core love obsession with his ex-wife and a small penchant for dick pics. Hilarity ensues!

SKIN JOBS

jim vejvoda · world premiere · United States of America
An Asian-American visual effects artist is working on a top secret, very racially problematic project: digitally altering a white movie star to look biracial. Her white reporter bestie threatens to expose it all — and destroy her friend in the process.
An Asian-American visual effects artist is working on a top secret, very racially problematic project: digitally altering a white movie star to look biracial. Her white reporter bestie threatens to expose it all — and destroy her friend in the process.

KATY AND JENNIFER

kadm productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Two lifelong friends are about to enter a funeral of a child, a marriage, and their youth. As they shift gears toward the future, it’s pretty clear that the road ahead will be a lot bumpier than the road behind.
Two lifelong friends are about to enter a funeral of a child, a marriage, and their youth. As they shift gears toward the future, it’s pretty clear that the road ahead will be a lot bumpier than the road behind.

FINAL PREPARATIONS

One More Chance · macnair productions · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · one person show · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Poe is used to working late at the mortuary, but when you're alone with a corpse late at night, unexpected things may happen...
Poe is used to working late at the mortuary, but when you're alone with a corpse late at night, unexpected things may happen...

PARIS SYNDROME

ensemble theatre · self-produced · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Freshly divorced, a young-ish man decides the only way he can climb out the depressive hole he's fallen into is to blame Paris and sets off on an journey of self-rediscovery. Well, sort of. Basically, he just wants to find the lock he and his ex-wife once hung on a Parisian bridge and cut it off.
Freshly divorced, a young-ish man decides the only way he can climb out the depressive hole he's fallen into is to blame Paris and sets off on an journey of self-rediscovery. Well, sort of. Basically, he just wants to find the lock he and his ex-wife once hung on a Parisian bridge and cut it off.

WRESTLING WITH TOMORROW & SANTA'S SECRET: TWO ONE-ACT PLAYS

ensemble theatre · limoncelli/stevens productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
In WRESTLING WITH TOMORROW, an amateur pro wrestler struggles to make a name for herself. In SANTA'S SECRET, a curmudgeonly mall Santa falls in love with a lingerie mannequin.
In WRESTLING WITH TOMORROW, an amateur pro wrestler struggles to make a name for herself. In SANTA'S SECRET, a curmudgeonly mall Santa falls in love with a lingerie mannequin.

AN ODYSSEY

dance & physical theatre · ungovernable theatre company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Penelope, Telemachus, and Argus grapple with the absence of Odysseus across time and space in this modern reimagining of Homer's Odyssey.
Penelope, Telemachus, and Argus grapple with the absence of Odysseus across time and space in this modern reimagining of Homer's Odyssey.

CONVERTED

ensemble theatre · william tolan lawrence · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Matt and Zeke get caught having sex at a gay conversion therapy camp in southern Ohio. As punishment for their sins, Brother Mike and Sister Constance devise a plot to cure them of their illness, and exorcise a few homosexual demons along the way. An original one-act comedy.
Matt and Zeke get caught having sex at a gay conversion therapy camp in southern Ohio. As punishment for their sins, Brother Mike and Sister Constance devise a plot to cure them of their illness, and exorcise a few homosexual demons along the way. An original one-act comedy.

See Mary Birdsong (Reno 911) as Melania!

“Democracy in shambles? Why not put on a show? That’s the inciting impulse behind Trump Family Special, [a] concatenation of Franklin D Roosevelt’s fireside chats, the Partridge Family’s Christmas albums and the apocalypse.” - The Guardian

SYLUS 2020

The most evil man in the world, Sylus Rothchild is running for president! Join him and his campaign manager Dragon puppet in this fast paced, dark comedy.

Cave Girl the Musical

"Cave Girl The Musical will have you riveted from the moment [Glennis] bursts on the stage singing her heart out front and center.” - Carole D'andrea, original "Velma" West Side Story Broadway and Motion Picture casts

Diversity In Comedy

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