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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

O, FALLEN ONE

ensemble theatre · curlicue & co. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Slowly losing control of her own life, Ophelia is left to find her own escape from a world of restraint, deceit, and loss. Through movement, sound, and poetry, O Fallen One explores what Shakespeare’s famed damsel would dream, imagine, and recall as she descends to her death.
Slowly losing control of her own life, Ophelia is left to find her own escape from a world of restraint, deceit, and loss. Through movement, sound, and poetry, O Fallen One explores what Shakespeare’s famed damsel would dream, imagine, and recall as she descends to her death.

WAITING FOR CALLAS TO SING . . . BY HOMER BARRERA

ensemble theatre · hebe barrera · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · United States
Scenes from award-winning play by Homer Barrera: "Waiting for Callas to Sing . . . " Roles originally created by the late great Lupe Ontiveros, in whose memory the current production is dedicated, and Efrain Figueroa in debut production directed by Mike Gomez (1997). Sing, "Cielito Lindo!"
Scenes from award-winning play by Homer Barrera: "Waiting for Callas to Sing . . . " Roles originally created by the late great Lupe Ontiveros, in whose memory the current production is dedicated, and Efrain Figueroa in debut production directed by Mike Gomez (1997). Sing, "Cielito Lindo!"

"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.

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.

MUD BY MARIA IRENE FORNES

ensemble theatre · 1140 productions · Ages 14+ · United States
Mud, by Maria Irene Fornes, is a visual play depicting life's natural relationships in surreal situations. Mae, a woman striving for education, is trapped by her ex-lover’s and current lover’s desperate pleas for attention. Mud is a beautiful, tragic story of the misunderstandings of life and death.
Mud, by Maria Irene Fornes, is a visual play depicting life's natural relationships in surreal situations. Mae, a woman striving for education, is trapped by her ex-lover’s and current lover’s desperate pleas for attention. Mud is a beautiful, tragic story of the misunderstandings of life and death.

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!

SOHCAHTOA

ensemble theatre · l-boat · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
A new comedy about falling for your friends in a modern 20-something world of "no rules" hook-ups in the city of Los Angeles.
A new comedy about falling for your friends in a modern 20-something world of "no rules" hook-ups in the city of Los Angeles.

DETROIT 2020

ensemble theatre · poor man theatre company and blj productions. · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Detroit 2020 is a look into the future of a city that time, corruption, and mis management literally destroys before our eyes. Conceived and directed by Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr., BLJ Productions Founder and Artistic Director. Coming to Hollywood Fringe 2013.
Detroit 2020 is a look into the future of a city that time, corruption, and mis management literally destroys before our eyes. Conceived and directed by Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr., BLJ Productions Founder and Artistic Director. Coming to Hollywood Fringe 2013.

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.