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.

OBVIOUSLY MICHAEL

ensemble theatre · obviously michael productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
Most people are awful. Michael is already pretty sick of it, and he’s only six years old. In order to cope with the illogic of daily life, this precocious introvert constructs his own imaginary castle. Despite his attempts to ward off irritating peers, they somehow manage to get under his skin.
Most people are awful. Michael is already pretty sick of it, and he’s only six years old. In order to cope with the illogic of daily life, this precocious introvert constructs his own imaginary castle. Despite his attempts to ward off irritating peers, they somehow manage to get under his skin.

ARE YOU FALLING?

ensemble theatre · dirty 13 (usc mfa '13) · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
"Are You Falling" dramatizes a real life court case about a woman accused of hiring an assassin to kill her ex-husband in cold blood in a park in front of their little girl. "Some stories are not stories at all, they are traps, they ensnare us, we can only fall into them..."
"Are You Falling" dramatizes a real life court case about a woman accused of hiring an assassin to kill her ex-husband in cold blood in a park in front of their little girl. "Some stories are not stories at all, they are traps, they ensnare us, we can only fall into them..."

THE BEATING

ensemble theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Should a parent ever strike a child? What if it's not their own child? Is it a right of parents everywhere to strike any child? What if they deserve it? Should the government be involved? The jury has been summoned, the lawyers' antics begin, and the judge holds court in this absurdist romp.
Should a parent ever strike a child? What if it's not their own child? Is it a right of parents everywhere to strike any child? What if they deserve it? Should the government be involved? The jury has been summoned, the lawyers' antics begin, and the judge holds court in this absurdist romp.

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.

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

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!

KILLER MIND

ensemble theatre · effusion theatre company · world premiere · United States
Society has shifted. See something Say something. Man against Man. Individualism. Living in fear. We have not asked the important questions and are deemed to repeat the same mistakes. Dig Deep into the Mind of a Mass Shooter with Killer Mind.
Society has shifted. See something Say something. Man against Man. Individualism. Living in fear. We have not asked the important questions and are deemed to repeat the same mistakes. Dig Deep into the Mind of a Mass Shooter with Killer Mind.

SEWER RATS AT SEA

ensemble theatre · golden ticket productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
A cross between hipster pick-up banter and a JD Salinger novel. Between a stunner and a stowaway. Set on a yacht. At sea. World premiere, debut play by ZK Lowenfels.
A cross between hipster pick-up banter and a JD Salinger novel. Between a stunner and a stowaway. Set on a yacht. At sea. World premiere, debut play by ZK Lowenfels.

THE BOURGEOIS FEMINIST

ensemble theatre · somogulicious media | filmmakher · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
Vanessa Simmons takes over the 2013 Hollywood Fringe Festival in new stage play "the Bourgeois Feminist" by @classybrown.
Vanessa Simmons takes over the 2013 Hollywood Fringe Festival in new stage play "the Bourgeois Feminist" by @classybrown.

... AWKWARD PAUSES

ensemble theatre · 3ofakind theatre company · Ages 13+ · United States
SEX...death & cheeseburgers? 3 shows for the price of 1!! 3ofaKind Theatre Company has been developing dynamic original theatre since 2004. This is a sampling of some of our favorite scripts from recent seasons. You can learn more about us by visiting: www.3ofakindtheatre.org
SEX...death & cheeseburgers? 3 shows for the price of 1!! 3ofaKind Theatre Company has been developing dynamic original theatre since 2004. This is a sampling of some of our favorite scripts from recent seasons. You can learn more about us by visiting: www.3ofakindtheatre.org

#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.

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.

BLUE KISS

ensemble theatre · stealfire productions / fable entertainment · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
BLUE KISS is an intense drama about a life-changing encounter between a dedicated high school teacher and a 17 year old girl who has come to his apartment to be tutored for her SAT exams.
BLUE KISS is an intense drama about a life-changing encounter between a dedicated high school teacher and a 17 year old girl who has come to his apartment to be tutored for her SAT exams.

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.

Sunbathe in Darkness

In the distant past of 2007, Casey writes fanfiction for the hit Alfie Wunderkid series of books. She writes really, really, really bad fanfiction. On purpose.

Sins

Can we ever stop paying for the past? Can the person we want to be ever escape the person we are now and were then? What price must be paid for not only our own crimes, but those of people close to us?

Straight White Men #trying to Woke

5 comedies about confused white guys FANDOM–contemplating politics POLITE RACISM–analyzing ethnicity SUICIDE PACT–tolerating millennials BRITTLE TROMBONE–fretting money FANTASY FOOTBALL–grasping identity

A Tribute to Doug

A live action adaptation of the first episode of Nickelodeon’s cartoon masterpiece, Doug.