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LINCOLN 2020

ensemble theatre · spacewhale theatre company · Ages 13+ · 90 mins · United States of America
Like a lot of people today, jaded campaign manager Tess Baker (think Jessica Jones meets Josh Lyman) is sick of politics. She’s just about ready to throw in the towel when somebody wakes up a candidate she can work with - Abraham Lincoln.
Like a lot of people today, jaded campaign manager Tess Baker (think Jessica Jones meets Josh Lyman) is sick of politics. She’s just about ready to throw in the towel when somebody wakes up a candidate she can work with - Abraham Lincoln.

SAVING CAIN

ensemble theatre · winner entertainment · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 95 mins · United States of America
A far-right, Pentecostal helicopter-mom struggles to keep her hell-raising son on the path of righteousness as he enters his first public school. When a powerful addiction takes over her son's life, she must accept that you can't save everyone, and that not every miracle can be left up to God.
A far-right, Pentecostal helicopter-mom struggles to keep her hell-raising son on the path of righteousness as he enters his first public school. When a powerful addiction takes over her son's life, she must accept that you can't save everyone, and that not every miracle can be left up to God.

INTERRUPTED SPEECH

ensemble theatre · castlehill productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 30 mins · United States of America
Interrupted (Speech) is a one-act play that follows the lives of two gay characters who examine their history, identity, memories, and sexuality. It is both a coming of age story and an identity piece told primarily through monologue and movement.
Interrupted (Speech) is a one-act play that follows the lives of two gay characters who examine their history, identity, memories, and sexuality. It is both a coming of age story and an identity piece told primarily through monologue and movement.

FIVE

musicals and operas · karen macarah and griffith frank · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 45 mins · United States of America
"Five" is a world-premiere musical which explores the five stages of grief through the lens of five different characters, each of whom are grappling with loss. Poignant and hopeful, it examines our human response to being confronted with our mortality and the loss of those whom we love the most.
"Five" is a world-premiere musical which explores the five stages of grief through the lens of five different characters, each of whom are grappling with loss. Poignant and hopeful, it examines our human response to being confronted with our mortality and the loss of those whom we love the most.

CUPID AND THE END OF LOVE

comedy · playhouse west · Ages 14+ · 1hr · United States of America
Cupid comes out of retirement to save modern love.
Cupid comes out of retirement to save modern love.

THE JOURNEY OF THE LITTLE PRINCE

ensemble theatre · potato nose productions · Ages 15+ · family friendly · world premiere · 45 mins · United States of America
While traveling from planet to planet, The Little Prince tells us the story of different characters's lives. What is under their stories, it's not just the words - it's always something deeper and wiser, hidden under the lines.
While traveling from planet to planet, The Little Prince tells us the story of different characters's lives. What is under their stories, it's not just the words - it's always something deeper and wiser, hidden under the lines.

RADICAL WINDS: DALI, MOGIE CROCKER JR, D.B. COOPER

solo performance · art of acting studio · Ages 18+ · 90 mins · United States of America
These three original pieces were written, directed, and performed by recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Professional Conservatory. Developed in 2018 as a classroom project, each is an artistic and creative exploration of the life of a notable person throughout history.
These three original pieces were written, directed, and performed by recent graduates of the Art of Acting Studio Professional Conservatory. Developed in 2018 as a classroom project, each is an artistic and creative exploration of the life of a notable person throughout history.

HADDON PARK

ensemble theatre · haddon park project · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 80 mins · United States of America
When his five year old nephew carelessly hurls a racial epithet at his partner, a man sets fire to his relationship with his sister, setting into motion a series of events that have tragic consequences for both of their families.
When his five year old nephew carelessly hurls a racial epithet at his partner, a man sets fire to his relationship with his sister, setting into motion a series of events that have tragic consequences for both of their families.

ASCEND: WHEN MYTHS FALL, HEROES RISE

immersive theatre · hidden realms · Ages 12+ · 2hrs · United States of America
Gods of four mythologies call upon you, their demigod children, to save them from a rising threat. Go on quests to find the truth, prove yourself in a divine tournament and decide how this story ends. Only you can save the world in this interactive, immersive, multi-room experience.
Gods of four mythologies call upon you, their demigod children, to save them from a rising threat. Go on quests to find the truth, prove yourself in a divine tournament and decide how this story ends. Only you can save the world in this interactive, immersive, multi-room experience.

BUSHWICK

ensemble theatre · the bear's pursuit · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Skip, Beatrix, and Byron gotta find someone to sublet and they gotta find it fast. When an unsuspected guest shows up, their hopes and dreams for the perfect roommate goes mysteriously awry.
Skip, Beatrix, and Byron gotta find someone to sublet and they gotta find it fast. When an unsuspected guest shows up, their hopes and dreams for the perfect roommate goes mysteriously awry.

MEET ME IN MIZZERY

solo performance · good shows · Ages 13+ · one person show · 55 mins · United States of America
A young comedienne embarks on a journey through character to places like home - and no place like home. Based on her conservative upbringing in St. Louis, Lindsey Mallard invites you to witness characters in her hometown that will make you laugh, cringe, and hopefully laugh again.
A young comedienne embarks on a journey through character to places like home - and no place like home. Based on her conservative upbringing in St. Louis, Lindsey Mallard invites you to witness characters in her hometown that will make you laugh, cringe, and hopefully laugh again.

NO JOKE

comedy · nojoke · Ages 12+ · world premiere · 30 mins · United States of America
No Joke is a political satire about the immigration crisis in the United States. A Mexican and an Italian share their immigration stories to a clueless American who carelessly spins them into an Instagram post for likes. Join the show with your thoughts and prayers ready at your fingertips!
No Joke is a political satire about the immigration crisis in the United States. A Mexican and an Italian share their immigration stories to a clueless American who carelessly spins them into an Instagram post for likes. Join the show with your thoughts and prayers ready at your fingertips!

MAGIC AS MEDIUM

cabaret & variety · siegfried tieber · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 50 mins · United States of America
An exploration of classic and neoclassic pieces of magic, viewed from a contemporary perspective. An interactive performance that invites audience members to become active participants, guided by storyteller and sleight of hand artist Siegfried Tieber.
An exploration of classic and neoclassic pieces of magic, viewed from a contemporary perspective. An interactive performance that invites audience members to become active participants, guided by storyteller and sleight of hand artist Siegfried Tieber.

OCTOPI WALL STREET

ensemble theatre · and/yet/1951 · Ages 12+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Octopi Wall Street is a more shellfish look at climate change. The play comes at the issue through a series of vignettes told from the perspective of human and non-human entities. The opening monologue won the 2019 Monologue Selection at the Region 8 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
Octopi Wall Street is a more shellfish look at climate change. The play comes at the issue through a series of vignettes told from the perspective of human and non-human entities. The opening monologue won the 2019 Monologue Selection at the Region 8 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

TRIBUNAL

ensemble theatre · scenario · Ages 10+ · 1hr · United States of America
A one-act satirical dramedy based on the true-life events of Lindsay Shepherd, grad student, who sparked major controversy by posting a secret recording of a tribunal where she was accused of violating human rights law for showing a video of Jordan Peterson discussing gendered pronoun use in class.
A one-act satirical dramedy based on the true-life events of Lindsay Shepherd, grad student, who sparked major controversy by posting a secret recording of a tribunal where she was accused of violating human rights law for showing a video of Jordan Peterson discussing gendered pronoun use in class.