Ensemble 2013
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TROJAN WOMEN

ensemble theatre · project nongenue · Ages 15+ · family friendly · 75 mins · United States of America

In perhaps the first recorded piece of theater in the western canon that passes the Bechdel test, Euripdes tells a story of women stronger than Gods. Using movement, language, and contemporary vision, Project Nongenue’s Trojan Women tackles building community in times of violence.
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MARON DOLL - THE EMOTIONAL REUNION OF A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER

ensemble theatre · ezekiel theater company · Ages 12+ · 50 mins · United States of America

One night, after 30 years apart, a daughter returns to her lonely mother. Despite the bitter history between them, the two struggle to mend their bond ridden in the tragic circumstance. Maron Doll explores a difficult relationship and how we can rebuild the bridges we thought were long-since burned.
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MEANWHILE, BACK AT THE SUPER LAIR

ensemble theatre · the new american theatre · Ages 12+ · 90 mins · United States of America

New American Theatre presents comedy by award-winning playwright Greg Kalleres. Powerless crimefighters Human Fly, Silver Streak, Rhino Man and Leopard Woman share a city-funded apartment Under investigation by an efficiency expert, they face eviction and brand new super-villain.
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HAIKU

ensemble theatre · mary smith · Ages 12+ · 40 mins · United States of America

Louise is a young woman with Autism who has brief intervals of cognizance and where she speaks in beautiful haiku poetry. Her mother, Nell, has published the poems under her own name. When older daughter, Billie, visits, she refuses to believe that Louise composed the extraordinary poems.
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SHINING CITY

ensemble theatre · hicks street productions · Ages 12+ · 90 mins · Ireland

“Conor McPherson’s play is haunting, inspired, and absolutely glorious.” -The New York Times
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STAND DOWN THE MARCH

ensemble theatre · naomi brodkin & matt pacult · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 90 mins · United States of America

What is the role of activism? Liv is a third quarter senior in college looking for her “thing.” She stumbles into a cause when she learns a professor is an active Holocaust denier planning a march. Naomi Brodkin’s new play explores the notion of truth and how far one must go to fight for it.
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SPACEMAN

ensemble theatre · looking glass · Ages 15+ · family friendly · world premiere · 45 mins · United States of America

A mother and daughter have rescued a drowning man amidst a reckless storm. They take the man in to care for him when he soon reveals that he is from the future and his space ship crash landed into the sea.
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YELLOW WALLPAPER

ensemble theatre · denise m. barrett · Ages 8+ · family friendly · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America

A woman in 1950's America is taken to a remote Victorian house to recover from her nerves, only to descend slowly in to madness by the torturing wallpaper she has to endure and the woman haunting her. A blend of live performance and animation.
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BLACKBALLED

ensemble theatre · red flag media productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America

Following the team owners' struggles to bring their underfunded league to prominence despite the odds; "BlackBalled" is an intimate look at the rise and fall of Negro League Baseball.
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PAISAJE MARINO CON TIBURONES Y BAILARINA

ensemble theatre · 3marias · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America

Ben, a lonely writer, fears to be alone. Tracy, a ballerina with no balance, fears to be loved. He can´t take actions towards his goals. She destroys everything she touches. All becomes an addictive cycle of killing and giving birth to their true selves. The world is full of sharks, isn´t it?
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THE GRAY

ensemble theatre · the ladyparts collective · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America

Inspired by interviews with the L.A. college community, THE GRAY by The LadyParts Collective follows a student as she navigates the aftermath of sexual assault. This production, featuring students and alumni of Moorpark College, shows how this script can be used to spark a dialogue on any campus.
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JUST ONE MOMENT

ensemble theatre · mb stage productions, llc · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 90 mins · United States of America

Between this life and the next, all prayers are taken by the Afterlife Assistance Center. Got a question for dead Aunt Sally? Want to ask some questions on the ouija board? Really need an A on that next test? The Afterlife Assistance Center is here to help you!
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FRESH MEAT

ensemble theatre · karen bram casady · world premiere · 30 mins · United States of America

A dalliance with cannibals and furries whereby one small algorithm goes awry and all hell breaks loose.
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NEGATIVE SPACES

ensemble theatre · cluster b · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 90 mins · United States of America

Life, death and the space between: this play explores trust, betrayal, longing and loss, and their corrosive effects on relationships and the choices that define them. Funny, sad, with moments of harsh reality cut by sharp humor, it examines what happens when a couple can't (or won't) reproduce.
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HOUSE OF TALES

ensemble theatre · assembly call · Ages 19+ · 1hr · United States of America

An ensemble of young Chinese artists merges their unfulfillable fantasies with stories found in a book written 350 years ago(《聊斋志异》). In a house both imaginary and real, mythical creatures step into ordinary life, as repressed fantasies revives in a city where fantasies are constantly made and sold.

Sex Rated G by Lisa Verlo

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Sex Rated G is a personal trip across Hollywood’s unsettling salacious landscape. A sexual resume told with such candor that in the end SEX will no longer be a four-letter word.

Combined Artform's PICK OF THE FRINGE

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Fifth smash year! Too many shows and not enough time? Our experienced, independent judges see tons of productions across every genre, then we choose, and present live highlights from, five of the best shows at each Pick of the Fringe performance.

SUGAR: The Super Sweet Musical

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Meet Lux, Elle, & Lola: Three best friends that tell each other everything. Well, almost everything. Lux & Elle haven't told Lola about their Sugar Daddies.... Yet….

Nobody Wins When the Family Feuds.

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The play inspired by Jay-Z's 4:44. Brothers test and bare each other’s vulnerabilities dealing with their parents death. Often hilarious, intensely dramatic, and unapologetically honest. 4 brothers, 4 different views, 4 secrets revealed.