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 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.

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.

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.

THE FIRE ROOM

ensemble theatre · fugitive kind · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
The Fire Room by Meghan Brown follows two ghosts who have finally found true love. Set in the place where love meets loss and fear meets dreaming, it is a dark, funny journey through loneliness, sex, death, and love. Fugitive Kind Theater makes their exuberant, vigorous Fringe debut.
The Fire Room by Meghan Brown follows two ghosts who have finally found true love. Set in the place where love meets loss and fear meets dreaming, it is a dark, funny journey through loneliness, sex, death, and love. Fugitive Kind Theater makes their exuberant, vigorous Fringe debut.

"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.

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!"

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.

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.

FRANK AND AVA

ensemble theatre · mahoobla productions · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States
Ava Gardner was a sex symbol who dazzled all other sex symbols. Frank Sinatra was a singer who became one of the most successful performers of his time. The torrid relationship between these two icons is brought to life in a new play by Willard Manus. Presented by Mahoobla Productions.
Ava Gardner was a sex symbol who dazzled all other sex symbols. Frank Sinatra was a singer who became one of the most successful performers of his time. The torrid relationship between these two icons is brought to life in a new play by Willard Manus. Presented by Mahoobla Productions.

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.

BREATHING DEEPER

ensemble theatre · brannonfriasproductions · Ages 16+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
Breathing Deeper is a story that test two mens against a reality that seduces the strength of their good will.
Breathing Deeper is a story that test two mens against a reality that seduces the strength of their good will.

... 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

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.