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THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE

ensemble theatre · althea theatre · Ages 15+ · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Hannah was a teacher before moving to the UK. Now she works in a pub. Jordan lost his mum six months ago. Six days ago, he lost his job too.Is it time to go home? And if so - where exactly is that? There’s No Place Like marks the US debut of award-winning international company Althea Theatre.
Hannah was a teacher before moving to the UK. Now she works in a pub. Jordan lost his mum six months ago. Six days ago, he lost his job too.Is it time to go home? And if so - where exactly is that? There’s No Place Like marks the US debut of award-winning international company Althea Theatre.

THE BAKERY

comedy · the bardic bastards · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
When a struggling bakery owner is faced with foreclosure, he must work together with his idiot brother to save his livelihood, despite the efforts of a scorned businessman, a potential rabid Sasquatch situation, and a bitter ex-employee determined to lace his baguette dough with rat poison.
When a struggling bakery owner is faced with foreclosure, he must work together with his idiot brother to save his livelihood, despite the efforts of a scorned businessman, a potential rabid Sasquatch situation, and a bitter ex-employee determined to lace his baguette dough with rat poison.

TALKING BLUES: TWO ONE-ACTS BY CECILIA FAIRCHILD

ensemble theatre · low road · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Family Tradition: Cockroaches, vodka, and redemption. A father and a daughter stay up all night reliving their past in a trailer on the Plains. Best of My Love: Old flames meet again at a funeral in the desert of West Texas.
Family Tradition: Cockroaches, vodka, and redemption. A father and a daughter stay up all night reliving their past in a trailer on the Plains. Best of My Love: Old flames meet again at a funeral in the desert of West Texas.

A SOLDIER'S PLAY

ensemble theatre · irt productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning mystery drama. The sudden murder of the sergeant of an all black company in Louisiana during World War II exposes racial tensions and resentment against both soldiers and their white officers, and each other.
Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning mystery drama. The sudden murder of the sergeant of an all black company in Louisiana during World War II exposes racial tensions and resentment against both soldiers and their white officers, and each other.

PODCAST

ensemble theatre · chris levan · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Like many millennials, Charlie is at a crossroads in his life. He dreams of having a successful podcast, but is unable to connect with the people on his show. However, a certain guest may just change the game for him.
Like many millennials, Charlie is at a crossroads in his life. He dreams of having a successful podcast, but is unable to connect with the people on his show. However, a certain guest may just change the game for him.

SUPA'NOVA

solo performance · lab9 · Ages 13+ · family friendly · one person show · United States of America
A woman. An undocumented immigrant. With intergalactic superpowers. The multi-media, one-woman show had a three week sold-out run in Miami but is a battle cry for Latinos and artists everywhere.
A woman. An undocumented immigrant. With intergalactic superpowers. The multi-media, one-woman show had a three week sold-out run in Miami but is a battle cry for Latinos and artists everywhere.

SHAKESPEARE AND CHILL

cabaret & variety · bag o' bones · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Two worlds collide in this lyric night of chill, poetry by Shakespeare is set to a soundtrack of Blood Orange, Chet Faker and others navigating love and more from the producers that brought “Theatre and Chill?” to last year’s fringe. Come for more maximum chilling and cocktails.
Two worlds collide in this lyric night of chill, poetry by Shakespeare is set to a soundtrack of Blood Orange, Chet Faker and others navigating love and more from the producers that brought “Theatre and Chill?” to last year’s fringe. Come for more maximum chilling and cocktails.

THIS OUR NOW

n/a · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
In today’s ‘Age of Anxiety’, two couples tell two more-or-less modern love stories: They fall in love, fall apart, and fail to connect in this complex and thoroughly modern exploration of emotional defense mechanisms.
In today’s ‘Age of Anxiety’, two couples tell two more-or-less modern love stories: They fall in love, fall apart, and fail to connect in this complex and thoroughly modern exploration of emotional defense mechanisms.

REASONS TO BE PRETTY

ensemble theatre · maxwellton productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Say what you mean and mean what you say… Neil LaBute's "Reasons to Be Pretty" uses everyday language to illuminate our core values and deepest insecurities. Four characters explore the meaning of the word "pretty" and how it can seem to mean both everything and nothing all at the same time.
Say what you mean and mean what you say… Neil LaBute's "Reasons to Be Pretty" uses everyday language to illuminate our core values and deepest insecurities. Four characters explore the meaning of the word "pretty" and how it can seem to mean both everything and nothing all at the same time.

BACHELORETTE BY LESLYE HEADLAND

comedy · twin coasts · Ages 17+ · United States of America
What if the mean girls from high school were still mean girls ten years later? Throw together the night before a wedding, plenty of booze and drugs, old wounds and resentment and you have a wickedly cruel comedy about female friendship and growing up in an age of excess.
What if the mean girls from high school were still mean girls ten years later? Throw together the night before a wedding, plenty of booze and drugs, old wounds and resentment and you have a wickedly cruel comedy about female friendship and growing up in an age of excess.

BELONGING AND CROSS-CULTURE ENSEMBLE WORK

events & workshops · althea theatre · Ages 16+ · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
An hour-long workshop with the artistic director of Althea Theatre, Lilac Yosiphon, exploring writing, ensemble work and cross-cultural collaborations
An hour-long workshop with the artistic director of Althea Theatre, Lilac Yosiphon, exploring writing, ensemble work and cross-cultural collaborations

LIVING WITH LOLA

ensemble theatre · republiq entertainment · Ages 0+ · world premiere · United States of America
Having grown up in America, Jenny has to figure out how to live with grandma and her rules and traditions from the Philippines. This is a story about what happened to the second wave of Filipinos that migrated to the US after WWII. Starring Anjanette Abayari & Tita Pambid.
Having grown up in America, Jenny has to figure out how to live with grandma and her rules and traditions from the Philippines. This is a story about what happened to the second wave of Filipinos that migrated to the US after WWII. Starring Anjanette Abayari & Tita Pambid.

KABARET L.A.

musicals and operas · ric allan · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
The Cure for La La Land.
The Cure for La La Land.

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.

DADDY WALKS LIKE A SLUT

comedy · happy/sad artist collective · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Three short plays in thirty minutes or less. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll inexplicably leave craving pierogies. Daddy Issues, Walk of Shame and SLUT examine femininity from that awkward position where you hold your purse while trying to wash your hands in a public restroom.
Three short plays in thirty minutes or less. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll inexplicably leave craving pierogies. Daddy Issues, Walk of Shame and SLUT examine femininity from that awkward position where you hold your purse while trying to wash your hands in a public restroom.