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.

BONEYARD AND TALISMAN

ensemble theatre · elephant theatre company · world premiere · United States
Boneyard and Talisman explore the destructive power of greed and the apocalypse in these two one acts by Timothy McNeil, directed by Award-Winning director Dave Fofi and featuring performances by Kate Huffman, Timothy McNeil, and Joe Tomasini.
Boneyard and Talisman explore the destructive power of greed and the apocalypse in these two one acts by Timothy McNeil, directed by Award-Winning director Dave Fofi and featuring performances by Kate Huffman, Timothy McNeil, and Joe Tomasini.

VIVALDI'S WINTER

ensemble theatre · the smiley face and the frown entertainment group · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
A woman sacrificing her happiness to marry the love of her life who is fighting against his sexuality to be one with God and be normal in the eyes of society. Lovers torn apart in a battle for survival where only one will win. 1 project, 2 actors, 3 stories, and 4 characters.
A woman sacrificing her happiness to marry the love of her life who is fighting against his sexuality to be one with God and be normal in the eyes of society. Lovers torn apart in a battle for survival where only one will win. 1 project, 2 actors, 3 stories, and 4 characters.

MUGGSY

ensemble theatre · actors studio · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Muggsy is a macaw and a reincarnation of - well, never mind. You'll spend an hour laughing and maybe thinking - wait a minute - why am I laughing?
Muggsy is a macaw and a reincarnation of - well, never mind. You'll spend an hour laughing and maybe thinking - wait a minute - why am I laughing?

EXILES

ensemble theatre · los angeles theatre ensemble · United States
A poetic exploration of the Dark Night of the Soul.
A poetic exploration of the Dark Night of the Soul.

APERTURE

ensemble theatre · dog park theater co. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
In this darkly comedic one-act, George is faced with the consequences of his paranoia during a surreal four a.m. slide show containing photos of his fiancé taken by JR, the man he hired to follow her. Wit and wisdom provided by a promiscuous bag lady. (Shows at 11 p.m. on Saturdays…so, free drinks!)
In this darkly comedic one-act, George is faced with the consequences of his paranoia during a surreal four a.m. slide show containing photos of his fiancé taken by JR, the man he hired to follow her. Wit and wisdom provided by a promiscuous bag lady. (Shows at 11 p.m. on Saturdays…so, free drinks!)

ME LOVE ME

ensemble theatre · be flat productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
Tuck is a libertine with a coke addiction and a middling acting career. Gemma is his pill-popping, performance artist girlfriend. When Tuck’s biological clone is released from a lab, the two men embark on a tear of booze, drugs, and clone-sex, leaving Gemma to pick up the pieces and try to move on.
Tuck is a libertine with a coke addiction and a middling acting career. Gemma is his pill-popping, performance artist girlfriend. When Tuck’s biological clone is released from a lab, the two men embark on a tear of booze, drugs, and clone-sex, leaving Gemma to pick up the pieces and try to move on.

GO AHEAD, MAKE MY...

ensemble theatre · theatre unleashed · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Theatre Unleashed is back with one of their popular 24 Hour Theatre Experiments, and this time they've brought along their friends from the Fringe community for the fun! One night only!
Theatre Unleashed is back with one of their popular 24 Hour Theatre Experiments, and this time they've brought along their friends from the Fringe community for the fun! One night only!

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.

#HASHTAG

ensemble theatre · the mechanical heart · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
"What’s next?” Where do you go when you don’t know what you want from your career? From your relationships? From life? The new comedy, #Hashtag explores the other kind of LA gridlock: the daily struggle to remain engaged in the present moment in a culture built on social media and status anxiety.
"What’s next?” Where do you go when you don’t know what you want from your career? From your relationships? From life? The new comedy, #Hashtag explores the other kind of LA gridlock: the daily struggle to remain engaged in the present moment in a culture built on social media and status anxiety.

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!

WHITE HOT

ensemble theatre · the vagrancy · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · United States
"WHITE HOT is...a buried cesspool of self-loathing and unseemly, sadistic yearnings in love."-New York Theatre Review. The Vagrancy presents the Los Angeles Premiere of Tommy Smith’s WHITE HOT. This dark, psychological thriller explores sexual deviance and hope.
"WHITE HOT is...a buried cesspool of self-loathing and unseemly, sadistic yearnings in love."-New York Theatre Review. The Vagrancy presents the Los Angeles Premiere of Tommy Smith’s WHITE HOT. This dark, psychological thriller explores sexual deviance and hope.

FATHERS AT A GAME

ensemble theatre · moving arts · Ages 17+ · United States
In Trey Nichols' explosive one-act play, fantasy and reality collide with deadly force. Moe and Eddie are buddies watching their sons playing football...or are they? Something weird is gurgling underneath this portrait of the American Dream. Be careful which side you root for.
In Trey Nichols' explosive one-act play, fantasy and reality collide with deadly force. Moe and Eddie are buddies watching their sons playing football...or are they? Something weird is gurgling underneath this portrait of the American Dream. Be careful which side you root for.

LOVE ACTUALLY ISN'T

ensemble theatre · dan johnson · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Love Actually Isn't is a collection of four one-act plays about love, doubt, closure and compromise. These plays are a funny, sad, and clear-eyed exploration of love that fell apart, love that never happened, and love that's just around every corner.
Love Actually Isn't is a collection of four one-act plays about love, doubt, closure and compromise. These plays are a funny, sad, and clear-eyed exploration of love that fell apart, love that never happened, and love that's just around every corner.

THE OTHER F WORD

ensemble theatre · crooked heart theater · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Four strangers meet at a focus group tasked with marketing new writing implements to women. Will they find common ground, or allow their beliefs to divide them? Hilarious, moving & empowering, THE OTHER F WORD shows what happens when people that have never met before decide to trump marketing.
Four strangers meet at a focus group tasked with marketing new writing implements to women. Will they find common ground, or allow their beliefs to divide them? Hilarious, moving & empowering, THE OTHER F WORD shows what happens when people that have never met before decide to trump marketing.