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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.

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.

PLEDGE

ensemble theatre · fringe management and combined artform · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
A new play by Paul Shoulberg about what happens when a member of a fraternity kills himself. The ripple effect sends the remaining members into a tailspin that leaves them questioning loyalties and the social structure to which they’ve blindly subscribed. Directed by Stan Zimmerman.
A new play by Paul Shoulberg about what happens when a member of a fraternity kills himself. The ripple effect sends the remaining members into a tailspin that leaves them questioning loyalties and the social structure to which they’ve blindly subscribed. Directed by Stan Zimmerman.

HAMLET ¿ESTÁS O NO ESTÁS?

ensemble theatre · teatro contacto · Ages 0+ · family friendly · Mexico
Hamlet: ¿Estás o no estás? makes a unique approach to Shakespeare’s classic setting it on modern times emphasizing the satirical side of this work. Multimedia, clown, and surrealism take part of this performance making it energetic, uncommon, and colorful.
Hamlet: ¿Estás o no estás? makes a unique approach to Shakespeare’s classic setting it on modern times emphasizing the satirical side of this work. Multimedia, clown, and surrealism take part of this performance making it energetic, uncommon, and colorful.

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.

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.

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.

SECURE STORAGE

ensemble theatre · dharma bum productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
2017 COMBINED ARTFORUM PICK OF THE FRINGE ENCORE! PRODUCER'S AWARD A new play by C.J. Haine. Meet Thomas and Lauren Cherry, who spend the 4th of July confronting law enforcement, dildos, crack pipes, and their own inglorious selves. https://www.facebook.com/SecureStorageThePlay
2017 COMBINED ARTFORUM PICK OF THE FRINGE ENCORE! PRODUCER'S AWARD A new play by C.J. Haine. Meet Thomas and Lauren Cherry, who spend the 4th of July confronting law enforcement, dildos, crack pipes, and their own inglorious selves. https://www.facebook.com/SecureStorageThePlay

CHEEK (AND OTHER STORIES)

berndt toast players · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
EXTENDED - Recipient of the Encore Producer's Award Best friends: We love them, we'd do anything for them, but sometimes, they can be an actual pain in the ass. Three comedic shorts explore the ups, downs and all arounds of best friendships through mischief, love, and the perfect tattoo.
EXTENDED - Recipient of the Encore Producer's Award Best friends: We love them, we'd do anything for them, but sometimes, they can be an actual pain in the ass. Three comedic shorts explore the ups, downs and all arounds of best friendships through mischief, love, and the perfect tattoo.

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*

THANKSGIVING

comedy · samovar subway ensemble · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
THANKSGIVING (a dysfunctional family comedy) 

 Chloe Patterson has invited her perfect fiancé to what she will make sure is the perfect Thanksgiving, despite her very imperfect family. She's provided for every possible contingency... except the unexpected guest: a Las Vegas stripper. 


THANKSGIVING (a dysfunctional family comedy) 

 Chloe Patterson has invited her perfect fiancé to what she will make sure is the perfect Thanksgiving, despite her very imperfect family. She's provided for every possible contingency... except the unexpected guest: a Las Vegas stripper. 



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.

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.

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.

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