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Preview: Assholes and Aureoles

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Preview: It Might Be Okay

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This CCM-based dance theater collective presents stories and physical imagery that reflect what it means to be young and alive in the United States in 2009.  

Preview: KAZ/m

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Performance Gallery has assembled a script here with multiple characters and layered storylines to follow the reverberations and repercussions of a suicide and how it shreds the veneer of safe and effective communication.  

Preview: Cinema Fantastique

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The uniqueness of Eagle to Squirrel Variety Hour resides in its combination of genres, including Electronic music, Hip Hop, Jazz and spoken word.  

Preview: Empire of Feathers

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It's a bummer growing up. "We get to an age where we think we have to become adults and put the toys away," says Karim Muasher of Giant Bird, an internationally touring three-man troupe whose members ignored that impulse.  

Preview: Cemetery Golf

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Writer-performer Jim Loucks adapted recollections of his Southern Christian childhood into a multi-character, 75-minute drama requiring one actor and one bench. Jim, the 10-year-old storyteller, is as much fiction as biography.  

Preview: Brother Bailey's Pageant of Moral Superiority & Creation Science Island Jamboree

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Writer-director Brad Cupples says he and Ornamental Messiah Productions use comedy to "wake people up" about Creationism, which he calls "an abomination to common sense."  

Preview: Sex, Dreams and Self Control

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This solo performance by Kevin Thornton has strictly autobiographical roots, fusing music, spoken word and standup comedy into personal revelation.   

Preview: Where Drunk Men Go: A Poem With Music

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Taken from Richard Hague's collection Alive in Hard Country, this sequence of poems circles around the many sides of addiction, echoed by deep strains of Bluegrass and Gospel.   

Preview: Villainy

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From Iago to Salieri, theater has given us a roster of villains who, despite their evil, remain oddly compelling. For that reason, This Ain't Real Theatre Company set out to explore the concept of villainy.  

Preview: Four Wishes

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In this Native American fable retold by Gunstwork Puppet Mask Theatre of Boulder, Colo., four Abenaki tribesmen journey to the island of the great Gluskabe, who grants one wish to each. "It has to do with human desire," says Michael Gunst, the show's creator and solo performer. "We can all relate to that."  

Preview: Jacques Brel's Lonesome Losers of the Night

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Lyle Benjamin, artistic director of Queen City Off Broadway, is restaging this hit production from Chicago, calling it the "perfect show when you drink, look French and despair."  

Preview: Gravesongs

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Playwright Sarah Underwood has worked with the five women in ETC's intern company and intern/director Liz Maxwell on this series of scenes and monologues about those who have left this world and listen in on the remarks of those who remain.  

Preview: Body Language II: Phys. Ed.

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This production from Fringe fave True Body Project features actors and nonactors and gives the participants and those of us attending plenty to remember about body-consciousness in the gym class landscape. We've all been there.  

Preview: No Stranger Than Home

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World traveler and Minneapolis writer Katherine Glover compiles her multicultural life experiences into this one-woman piece, saying it's only after stumbling into any number of awkward moments out in the world that one can appreciate a nice slice of humble pie.