THE BABY

ensemble theatre · the visceral company · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States
Part bizarre love story, part twisted fairy tale, part mystery thriller and all outrageous and offensive, the 70s cult film comes to the stage with a story of an eccentric family and their adult “Baby” that is so strange and shocking, you won’t believe it’s happening right in front of you. 18+ only.
Part bizarre love story, part twisted fairy tale, part mystery thriller and all outrageous and offensive, the 70s cult film comes to the stage with a story of an eccentric family and their adult “Baby” that is so strange and shocking, you won’t believe it’s happening right in front of you. 18+ only.

BRILLIANT TRACES

ensemble theatre · theatre before saddle · Ages 6+ · family friendly · United States
Brilliant Traces, by Cindy Lou Johnson, is a play about a woman who finds herself at the doorstep of a reclusive young man in the middle of the Alaskan Wilderness, just days after she was supposed to be married. Starring Riley Rose Critchlow, Clay Elliott and directed by Nick Zayas.
Brilliant Traces, by Cindy Lou Johnson, is a play about a woman who finds herself at the doorstep of a reclusive young man in the middle of the Alaskan Wilderness, just days after she was supposed to be married. Starring Riley Rose Critchlow, Clay Elliott and directed by Nick Zayas.

DADDY

ensemble theatre · too dark for la · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
All families have secrets, but some secrets suck more than other. When Julia gets call that her father's liver has exploded, she must travel back to her family home in Tennessee where an especially bad secret is lurking. Warning: This dark comedy may include sex, drugs, and bad country music.
All families have secrets, but some secrets suck more than other. When Julia gets call that her father's liver has exploded, she must travel back to her family home in Tennessee where an especially bad secret is lurking. Warning: This dark comedy may include sex, drugs, and bad country music.

DOUBLE BIND

ensemble theatre · right mistake productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
WORLD PREMIER. Sam (Clark Freeman), an intellectual and a poet, has settled down with the beautiful and serious-minded Laura (Ceri Bethan) and a real job. But their life is upended by Frank (Blake Shields), a charismatic but damaged street-singer and hustler, who misses the only friend he ever had.
WORLD PREMIER. Sam (Clark Freeman), an intellectual and a poet, has settled down with the beautiful and serious-minded Laura (Ceri Bethan) and a real job. But their life is upended by Frank (Blake Shields), a charismatic but damaged street-singer and hustler, who misses the only friend he ever had.

TAKING WHAT'S MINE

ensemble theatre · that's masongsong productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
When Eve comes home to find her apartment burglarized and her boyfriend taken hostage to secure her silence, she finds the strength within to get him back- no matter what dangers may come. But she comes to realize that sometimes the thing you're fighting for is not what it seems.
When Eve comes home to find her apartment burglarized and her boyfriend taken hostage to secure her silence, she finds the strength within to get him back- no matter what dangers may come. But she comes to realize that sometimes the thing you're fighting for is not what it seems.

"THE LOVER" BY HAROLD PINTER

ensemble theatre · the smith and martin company · Ages 12+ · United States
Sarah's afternoon lover never threatened her marriage to Richard. Everyone was happy with the balance of things, until today... Suddenly, the relationship has become dangerously unbalanced and threatens to permanently change all three characters.
Sarah's afternoon lover never threatened her marriage to Richard. Everyone was happy with the balance of things, until today... Suddenly, the relationship has become dangerously unbalanced and threatens to permanently change all three characters.

MISSHAPEN

ensemble theatre · buried moon productions · Ages 14+ · United States
MisShapen is a hilarious and touching new piece of theatre exploring distorted self-image and the modern world's obsession over appearance. Follow us into this fast paced, heartfelt and strikingly absurd variety show.
MisShapen is a hilarious and touching new piece of theatre exploring distorted self-image and the modern world's obsession over appearance. Follow us into this fast paced, heartfelt and strikingly absurd variety show.

TO CARRY THE CHILD

ensemble theatre · jon courie · Ages 18+ ·
By the author of the 2012 Fringe hit, Jennifer Aniston Stole My Life, To Carry the Child is a compelling family drama about the transformative power of forgiveness.
By the author of the 2012 Fringe hit, Jennifer Aniston Stole My Life, To Carry the Child is a compelling family drama about the transformative power of forgiveness.

UNMODERATED: READINGS FROM THE THEEASTSIDERLA.COM COMMENTS

ensemble theatre · the eastsider · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
It's like "Our Town," if "Our Town" had more arguments about hipsters and gentrification. "Unmoderated" is documentary theater that provides a compelling look into the dynamic communities of Northeast L.A., Silver Lake and Echo Park through the anonymous commenters who gather on theEastsiderla.com.
It's like "Our Town," if "Our Town" had more arguments about hipsters and gentrification. "Unmoderated" is documentary theater that provides a compelling look into the dynamic communities of Northeast L.A., Silver Lake and Echo Park through the anonymous commenters who gather on theEastsiderla.com.

JASON <3 MEDEA

ensemble theatre · vespertine productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
At the crossroads of tragedy and comedy, Borges and Buddy Holly, "Jason <3 Medea" is a character-driven story about love, destiny and the universe. Science, myth, pop culture, puppetry, and projection combine for a production that looks at this classic love story through a radical new lens.
At the crossroads of tragedy and comedy, Borges and Buddy Holly, "Jason <3 Medea" is a character-driven story about love, destiny and the universe. Science, myth, pop culture, puppetry, and projection combine for a production that looks at this classic love story through a radical new lens.

BEFORE A FALL

ensemble theatre · working horse productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
BEFORE A FALL is a Southern Gothic tale of faith, family & fear about the patriarch of a church suspected of molesting his granddaughter, the teacher who tries to intercede, and the community that turns a blind eye. Written by an award-winning writer, this was a finalist for the 2012 Goldberg Prize.
BEFORE A FALL is a Southern Gothic tale of faith, family & fear about the patriarch of a church suspected of molesting his granddaughter, the teacher who tries to intercede, and the community that turns a blind eye. Written by an award-winning writer, this was a finalist for the 2012 Goldberg Prize.

IT'S IMPORTANT TO LEAVE, AS WELL (FEED YOUR FRINGE)

ensemble theatre · will play for food theatre group · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
How important is any given moment in your life? Do we recognize the moments that matter most? Using Joseph Campbell’s ‘Hero’s Journey’ we’re creating a new play which attempts to answer these questions. Follow the process online, right up to opening night, at willplayforfoodtg.wordpress.com
How important is any given moment in your life? Do we recognize the moments that matter most? Using Joseph Campbell’s ‘Hero’s Journey’ we’re creating a new play which attempts to answer these questions. Follow the process online, right up to opening night, at willplayforfoodtg.wordpress.com

THE MISS JULIE DREAM PROJECT

ensemble theatre · fell swoop playwrights · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States
Nine members of Fell Swoop Playwrights collaborated to riff on two of Strindberg's most famous works, MISS JULIE and A DREAM PLAY. THE MISS JULIE DREAM PROJECT is the story of one dedicated performer determined to make sense of a wildly rebellious character in an ever-shifting dreamscape.
Nine members of Fell Swoop Playwrights collaborated to riff on two of Strindberg's most famous works, MISS JULIE and A DREAM PLAY. THE MISS JULIE DREAM PROJECT is the story of one dedicated performer determined to make sense of a wildly rebellious character in an ever-shifting dreamscape.

ORANGE FLOWER WATER

ensemble theatre · the creative collective · Ages 16+ · United States
A brutally frank exploration of marriage which examines the poisonous effects of unrealistic expectations. Through a series of scenes which take place on or around a bed, we see a painfully intense unraveling of 2 marriages & eventually the start of a very fragile but authentic new beginning.
A brutally frank exploration of marriage which examines the poisonous effects of unrealistic expectations. Through a series of scenes which take place on or around a bed, we see a painfully intense unraveling of 2 marriages & eventually the start of a very fragile but authentic new beginning.

25 PLAYS PER HOUR

ensemble theatre · theatre unleashed · Ages 13+ · United States of America
2012 Backstage Critics' Pick! TU presents 25 NEW original short plays featuring a handful of the company’s top actors playing over 50 characters in just one hour. Fusing comedy, drama and everything in between, it's a complete theatrical journey in 60 minutes! Speed theatre at its best!
2012 Backstage Critics' Pick! TU presents 25 NEW original short plays featuring a handful of the company’s top actors playing over 50 characters in just one hour. Fusing comedy, drama and everything in between, it's a complete theatrical journey in 60 minutes! Speed theatre at its best!