Pay Per View - 72 hour rental
When the painfully shy Saurabh Kikani was 16, he went to Oxford University for a high school summer program. He saw the movie Mission: Impossible and his life changed forever. Includes Q&A after the show.
Chocolate Match is a solo show written and performed by Juliette Jeffers. Original direction by Denise Dowse. A hilarious tale of a Chocolate Girl's online search for Mr. Right! "Jeffrers has a sharp knack for capturing the flavor and mannerisms of the men she encounters on her search" ~ Backstage West
He publicly shared his cancer journey through vulnerable live videos and has translated that into a multi-media, multi-character, powerful one-man show. He tells his dramatic tale through music, comedy, poetry, and above all a lesson in overcoming obstacles. This event was a live streaming presentation of a previously recorded show and includes an introduction from Justin as well as a live Q&A with Justin and Mary Lou immediately after.
Jacqi Bowe takes us on a rackus romp in her “Emotional #$*@$!!! Garage Sale, or Confessions of a Clutter Nut . A hilarious hybrid of song, dance, comedy and characters about letting go, moving on and throwing out those old worn out ideas and mythologies. The big trend these days is watching Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, however, Bowe reminds us as we downsize to be careful of what you dump. One person's dysfuntionality is another person's charm!
Jenny’s test results keep coming back negative. That’s when she runs into real problem and questions about fertility. Ultimately, she must look within to discover what motherhood and fertility means to her.
GERONIMO Life on the Reservation is a seldom told story of Geronimo’s life as a POW on the Fort Sill Indian Reservation. It focuses on the resiliency, humor, and genius of the great Apache leader and brings Geronimo’s final years to life on the stage in this dramatic recounting of a fascinating, largely forgotten chapter in American history.
A first-generation Indian American with zero ties to India, cannot understand what makes him “Indian”. To get over feelings of isolation and alienation from his heritage, it takes a visit by a herd of (imaginary) ancestors to help him figure it out. Includes Q&A after the show.
While seeking the spirit of her dead mother, Mele encounters her ancestors who were early missionaries to the Hawaiian Islands. She explores six generations of Lyman women living in Hawaii beginning in 1832. Mele discovers a magic within that she just may have inherited. Includes Q&A after the show.
African-Americans have been struggling since the first slaves were brought to the United States in 1619. From Nat Turner to Alton Sterling, there has been much progress, but the struggle still continues. Why has God allowed this to happen? What if God was held responsible for all of the injustices that African-Americans have endured? “Judgment Day” is a very powerful piece that questions God’s motives. It questions our faith. It is daring. It is raw. It is thought provoking. It infuses fictional
From rituals that Black women hold in relation with their hair to her experience as an American woman with strong ties to her Haitian culture, Ella blends poetry, song and humor in this one hour piece. She unlocks the history of locs experienced by Black women, revealing many mishaps and triumphs. Through the eyes of 21 different characters she exposes the hair connection to politics, identity and culture, illustrating why hair is an intimate and essential part of Black life.
Ma’s Kitchen is a heartfelt one woman dramedy, narrated by an Italian mother who invites you to her dinner party to celebrate her daughter, “Mary.” As “Mama” makes her secret sauce, she shares ingredients for a flavorful life, exploring themes of marriage, career, secrets, love and loss.
Written & Performed by Dan Prevette. Directed by & Developed with Jessica Lynn Johnson. As a “recovering Christian missionary kid”, Dan offers insight on religion, depression, and Evangelical America, while sharing his irreverent experience on how being saved takes “getting lost”. Includes Q&A after the show.
Gender and Identity...this sh*t just TRANSformed” is thrilled to be part of “BEST OF THE FEST” at the Whitefire Theatre. Welcome to the modern world of parenting. This is my story of a loving parent whose 5-year-old, plays with boys, dresses like a boy, and now at age 8 is ready to commit to being a boy. It’s a journey of a parent trying to uncover the gender that fits my kid best, while navigating these uncharted waters with zero tools in my tool belt!
Playwright, actor, screenwriter Levy Lee Simon, takes us on a personal Odyssey, dealing with racism as a Black man in America. Through, storytelling, spoken word, poetry and monologues we travel with Levy Lee as he expounds on stories from his parents about growing up in the Jim Crow south, to his own stories growing up in Harlem USA.
You’ll laugh...you’ll cry...you’ll call your elected officials! A heartbroken comedic songwriter joins forces with her Inner Bitch and Detective Google on a quest to find out the truth about a mysterious man from Uruguay. Instead, she discovers how to turn her greatest weakness into her superpower.
Release and Let Go (3) is the third installment of the journeys of solo show artists developed with and directed by Juliette Jeffers. Sit back and relax as these powerful performers transport you to a different time and place. JULIETTE JEFFERS, EMILE BORDE, SAUDIA RASHED, MICHAEL DYER, ROXANNE BECKFORD
Rudy wants to be a bartender. Esther, his mother has other plans. A colorful dialogue filled with the trials every parent goes through when raising a teenager – frustration, expectation, sorrow, joy and finally relief! A must see for parents with high schoolers!
Experience the hottest new Hollywood craze as Comedic Meditation and see why it has been featured on NBC, Sirius XM Radio and in The Eden Magazine. Enjoy hilarious standup by award-winning comedian Carla Collins to naturally release endorphins followed by an authentic, original and deeply relaxing guided meditation. Laugh your ass off then sit or lie back, close your eyes and relax. Because right now, we all need to chuckle and chill. comedicmeditation.com
Award winning Director & Developer, Jessica Lynn Johnson, hosts an evening of brand new solo show excerpts. This enticing program will be livestreaming from the Whitefire Theatre and will rotate 6 superb Solo Artists in and out throughout the night. Themes of race, money, success, healing, and much more will be explored! Enjoy these solo stories from the comfort of your own home and know that part of the proceeds will go toward saving the Whitefire Theatre.
For most of her 20s, Becky didn’t date because of a pelvic pain disorder that made sex unbearable. However, when she decided to get help in her early 30s, she found herself in over her head in the nerve-racking journey to get laid. In “Tight”, writer/performer Becky Feldman (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, “Broad City”, “Community”) tells ridiculous stories about erotic massages, professional cuddling, and seeing her own vagina on a big screen TV.
A bi-culturally fluid Deaf woman confronts her shame about how being deaf or hearing enough when she meets a transgendered coach who walks her through healing and integration for her love addiction. Includes Q&A after the show.
The award-winning, Wild At Hart, strikes a timely chord for all ages (mid-teen & up) and genders. Character portrayals from thick New York dialects to wise old oak trees, songs, pathos & humor, all masterfully tell Hart's courageous tale of sexual trauma & the healing she found along her surprising, transformational journey. The central character of Shame is the dark side's emcee, the iconic inner critic that everyone cringes in recognition of & yet, in a unique twist, is transformed as well.
Wild Son is drawn from taped interviews writer Champ Clark conducted with Marlon Brando's troubled son, Christian. Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright Beth Henley says Wild Son is "A burning Jewel. A rare theatre experience where the magic shimmers." Includes Q&A after the show.
Whitefire Theatre Live Stream is proud to present its’ holiday offering “Winter Tales” a celebration of holiday short stories and poems adapted and directed by Bryan Rasmussen. This live-streamed monologue show featuring classic holiday short stories by Robert Frost, Henry James, O. Henry, and A.A. Milne. Adapted and Directed by Bryan Rasmussen
Whitefire Theatre Classics - 72 hour rental
Through song, dialogue and comedy, a Jewish- American comic recounts his life growing up in Brooklyn during the 50's-60's. Danny DiTorrice stars in this hilarious one man show. Melvin Kaplofkis longs for a career in show business. When he finally gets his big break he discovers his family and friends are not as happy as he is, especially the members of the local mob, who seek to keep him as their bag-man for the neighborhood.
Greg’s critically acclaimed one-man show, “Some Greeks Are NOT in the Restaurant Business”, returns to the Whitefire Theatre, where Greg talks about going on the road when he was 15 playing the harmonica with the World Famous Harmonicats, against his Greek parents wishes and presents an hour and twenty minutes of funny, heart-warming stories and music highlights.