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ODILIA

ensemble theatre · las damas calaveras · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Odilia is a social worker on a mission to save a man’s life who is fleeing deportation in the borderlands. She is met by a mysterious figure and gets thrust into the Middle Ground, a space inhabited by Esqueletos. Before the sun rises, Odilia must uncover the secret to life to save her own.
Odilia is a social worker on a mission to save a man’s life who is fleeing deportation in the borderlands. She is met by a mysterious figure and gets thrust into the Middle Ground, a space inhabited by Esqueletos. Before the sun rises, Odilia must uncover the secret to life to save her own.

ADAM AND EVE

comedy · the stella adler theatre lab · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
In this comedic reimagining of 'Adam and Eve', we discover that the story we've been told is a lie, and our only hope for truth, is a Clown.
In this comedic reimagining of 'Adam and Eve', we discover that the story we've been told is a lie, and our only hope for truth, is a Clown.

HERE THERE BE DRAGONS

solo performance · rogue elephant · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
One man's journey from fear to freedom with a Ukrainian dog and some shredded cheese.
One man's journey from fear to freedom with a Ukrainian dog and some shredded cheese.

GIRLS TOGETHER ALWAYS

ensemble theatre · davisacts · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Kind of funny. Kind of raw. Mostly real. Ten short pieces about growing up Girl in America that will make you laugh, cry, remember and think. Not for women only.
Kind of funny. Kind of raw. Mostly real. Ten short pieces about growing up Girl in America that will make you laugh, cry, remember and think. Not for women only.

PENISARIA: THE STORY OF JOHN AND LORENA BOBBITT

musicals and operas · drunken owl productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
It's a comedic parody opera-type thingy about dismemberment, love and loss.
It's a comedic parody opera-type thingy about dismemberment, love and loss.

A MIGHTY WOMAN

ensemble theatre · zach laws productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Three sisters gather in their home town after the death of their mother. As they come to terms with the passing of a parent, the sisters confront their past and their future with equal parts pain, anger, laughter, sadness, and ultimately, hope.
Three sisters gather in their home town after the death of their mother. As they come to terms with the passing of a parent, the sisters confront their past and their future with equal parts pain, anger, laughter, sadness, and ultimately, hope.

THE WHEEL OF INVENTION

comedy · awesometech industries · Ages 18+ · United States of America
The Wheel of Invention is a peek inside the mind of the 20th century's most troubled themed entertainment visionary, Herman J. Weintraub. Spin The Wheel to travel through the next century and see what's in store! Plus: Join us for a guided tour of Herman's theme park, Weintraubsylvania!
The Wheel of Invention is a peek inside the mind of the 20th century's most troubled themed entertainment visionary, Herman J. Weintraub. Spin The Wheel to travel through the next century and see what's in store! Plus: Join us for a guided tour of Herman's theme park, Weintraubsylvania!

FOOL FOR LOVE

ensemble theatre · lalgbt center · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · United States of America
The story of two people who can't live without each other whether they like it or not. May is hiding out at an crappy motel in the Mojave Desert. Eddie finds her there and threatens to drag her back into the life from which she had finally escaped. No late seating.
The story of two people who can't live without each other whether they like it or not. May is hiding out at an crappy motel in the Mojave Desert. Eddie finds her there and threatens to drag her back into the life from which she had finally escaped. No late seating.

JONBENET RAMSEY: THE MUSICAL (PARODY)

musicals and operas · jbr: the musical · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Who killed JonBenet Ramsey? We may never know. This parody musical rewrites the Broadway hits you know and love in order to explain of an investigation gone horribly wrong all while bringing the widely believed, overbearing pageant mom gone mad, theory to light.
Who killed JonBenet Ramsey? We may never know. This parody musical rewrites the Broadway hits you know and love in order to explain of an investigation gone horribly wrong all while bringing the widely believed, overbearing pageant mom gone mad, theory to light.

YOUR MOTHER'S VAGINA

comedy · rhombus ensemble · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Your Mother's Vagina. We've all been there. This two-hander about infidelity and infertility pits a Hollywood Starlet/Bartender against a part-time professor/cocktail waitress over missed motherhood, marriage and martinis in three rounds - no good decisions!
Your Mother's Vagina. We've all been there. This two-hander about infidelity and infertility pits a Hollywood Starlet/Bartender against a part-time professor/cocktail waitress over missed motherhood, marriage and martinis in three rounds - no good decisions!

I AM VERTICAL

solo performance · michaela myers · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.
"I Am Vertical" is a dark comedy about wanting to die, and is comprised of sketches, monologues, puppetry, storytelling, and improv. This show carries the theme of dealing with depression and anxiety, based on the creator's personal experience.

MMHMM: A KILLER ONE WOMAN SHOW

solo performance · soaring solo · Ages 17+ · one person show · United States of America
Jennifer is a recent college graduate who has just been “graped”, or grey-raped. Unable to bring her grapist to justice in a court of law, Jennifer decides she must kill him, but she'll need all the help she can get from the women who raised her, the MMHMM.
Jennifer is a recent college graduate who has just been “graped”, or grey-raped. Unable to bring her grapist to justice in a court of law, Jennifer decides she must kill him, but she'll need all the help she can get from the women who raised her, the MMHMM.

THE COLLECTION BY HAROLD PINTER/ANNIVERSARY BY RACHEL BONDS

ensemble theatre · milleninoir · Ages 13+ · United States of America
An evening of two one act plays dealing with the way we inadvertently allow ourselves to create chaos in our romantic relationships.
An evening of two one act plays dealing with the way we inadvertently allow ourselves to create chaos in our romantic relationships.

STRAP-ON

ensemble theatre · proboscis theatre company · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
From the lunatics who brought you La La La Strada! Two millennial women caught in a courtroom drama. The defendant claims she was just role-playing as a man and the sex/gender play was consensual. The complainant claims she didn't know her lover was female. Was it gender fraud? Sexual assault?
From the lunatics who brought you La La La Strada! Two millennial women caught in a courtroom drama. The defendant claims she was just role-playing as a man and the sex/gender play was consensual. The complainant claims she didn't know her lover was female. Was it gender fraud? Sexual assault?

COCKROACH DIALOGUES

comedy · second skin theatre · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
A terrifyingly hilarious tale of dreams in LA consumed by cockroaches, both real and imagined. WINNER 2016 Fringe Runway Award for Best Costumes!
A terrifyingly hilarious tale of dreams in LA consumed by cockroaches, both real and imagined. WINNER 2016 Fringe Runway Award for Best Costumes!

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