ONE-ACTS OF KINDNESS (IN REPERTORY WITH "SITCOM")

ensemble theatre · know laughing matter · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States
An evening of one-acts about love, life, friendship and family. Join us for a series of short plays about relationships. Written & directed by Ray Chao
An evening of one-acts about love, life, friendship and family. Join us for a series of short plays about relationships. Written & directed by Ray Chao

RIBBON OF LIFE

ensemble theatre · steve julian · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
The right to choose. The right to marry. The right to die. A wife and husband are moved to crisis when their daughter loves a transgender woman. Grandma intends to call it quits at 80. And the inexplicable forces everyone to decide whether to untangle their own ribbon of life.
The right to choose. The right to marry. The right to die. A wife and husband are moved to crisis when their daughter loves a transgender woman. Grandma intends to call it quits at 80. And the inexplicable forces everyone to decide whether to untangle their own ribbon of life.

THE MOST MASSIVE WOMAN WINS

ensemble theatre · lish bliss projects · Ages 14+ · United States
Challenging, brutal & hilarious, women of various shapes & sizes explore their perceptions of body image and reveal their experiences, both haunting & empowering, of dealing with their weight/body issues.
Challenging, brutal & hilarious, women of various shapes & sizes explore their perceptions of body image and reveal their experiences, both haunting & empowering, of dealing with their weight/body issues.

IMPROVISATION

ensemble theatre · heartland plays · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
Hidden agendas reveal potential truths that gravely affect the relationships and sanity of three women in an acting exercise challenging the audience to separate truth from fiction regarding friendship, marriage, family, love, abuse and betrayal.
Hidden agendas reveal potential truths that gravely affect the relationships and sanity of three women in an acting exercise challenging the audience to separate truth from fiction regarding friendship, marriage, family, love, abuse and betrayal.

CHICKEN IN A BOX

ensemble theatre · nobones productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Owen has barricaded himself in his Chicago apartment. No one comes in. He never goes out. When Toby, his boisterous new neighbor, moves in across the hall, his routine is harshly disrupted. But what happens when all the walls come down and the real truth comes out? Who will end up saving who?
Owen has barricaded himself in his Chicago apartment. No one comes in. He never goes out. When Toby, his boisterous new neighbor, moves in across the hall, his routine is harshly disrupted. But what happens when all the walls come down and the real truth comes out? Who will end up saving who?

DIALOGUE WITH DEVIL

ensemble theatre · dabali theatre · Ages 10+ · family friendly · Nepal
"Dialogue with Devil" carries the true story of Nepalese people who suffered for ten years of Maoist insurgency.
"Dialogue with Devil" carries the true story of Nepalese people who suffered for ten years of Maoist insurgency.

THE PENS SHALL HAVE THEIR DAY - A DARK COMEDY

ensemble theatre · rabbits2u · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
A dark, surreal comedy inspired by the poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot.
A dark, surreal comedy inspired by the poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot.

ANTI LYNCHING PLAYS BY GEORGIA B JOHNSON

ensemble theatre · play. · Ages 13+ · United States
A bringing to life of one of Georgia Douglas Johnson's one act Ant-Lynching PLAYS. Bringing american history, racial awareness and community activism to the OBAMA era.
A bringing to life of one of Georgia Douglas Johnson's one act Ant-Lynching PLAYS. Bringing american history, racial awareness and community activism to the OBAMA era.

HAMLET MAX

ensemble theatre · central city productions · Ages 12+ · United States
HAMLET MAX: Wm. Shakespeare's Hamlet told by 8 actors in 90 minutes, with animated, manga-style backgrounds in a post-apocalyptic setting. hamletmax.net
HAMLET MAX: Wm. Shakespeare's Hamlet told by 8 actors in 90 minutes, with animated, manga-style backgrounds in a post-apocalyptic setting. hamletmax.net

FIRST ELDERS

ensemble theatre · apt 3f · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
In this witty drama, a heartbroken young gay man enters a theatre looking for a sacred space to perform a healing ritual. Fantastically, six older gay men appear to guide him. By sharing stories and a lot of jests, they ease his loneliness and connect him to a larger, more fabulous community.
In this witty drama, a heartbroken young gay man enters a theatre looking for a sacred space to perform a healing ritual. Fantastically, six older gay men appear to guide him. By sharing stories and a lot of jests, they ease his loneliness and connect him to a larger, more fabulous community.

VENGEANCE CAN WAIT

ensemble theatre · kuro productions · Ages 18+ · United States
Vengeance Can Wait navigates Japanese sub-culture as it charts a different kind of love story. Dark, twisted, and touching, odd roommates come to understand the "kinks" in their relationship.
Vengeance Can Wait navigates Japanese sub-culture as it charts a different kind of love story. Dark, twisted, and touching, odd roommates come to understand the "kinks" in their relationship.

THE CONDUCT OF LIFE

ensemble theatre · the vagrancy · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · United States
Occupy The Beast. Maria Irene Fornes’ THE CONDUCT OF LIFE is a dark, 60-minute piece revolving around five characters who use sex, violence, power, money, love torture and humanity to navigate the oppressive house-hold at the center of the play.
Occupy The Beast. Maria Irene Fornes’ THE CONDUCT OF LIFE is a dark, 60-minute piece revolving around five characters who use sex, violence, power, money, love torture and humanity to navigate the oppressive house-hold at the center of the play.

FRIENDS LIKE THESE

ensemble theatre · theatre unleashed · Ages 13+ · United States of America
"GO!" - LA Weekly. "...a must see play and will put a knot in your stomach by the end." - L.A. Theatre Review. The story of a very particular group of kids and what happens when the secrets, lies and deception between them spiral out of control, exploding into violence and tragedy.
"GO!" - LA Weekly. "...a must see play and will put a knot in your stomach by the end." - L.A. Theatre Review. The story of a very particular group of kids and what happens when the secrets, lies and deception between them spiral out of control, exploding into violence and tragedy.

PURE SHOCK VALUE

ensemble theatre · ps taper co. · Ages 18+ · United States
Three industry bottom-feeders, on the brink of abandoning their careers, find America’s hippest, edgiest, director convulsing in their backyard, but instead of getting him medical attention, they imprison him in their apartment until he agrees to make their celluloid dreams come true.
Three industry bottom-feeders, on the brink of abandoning their careers, find America’s hippest, edgiest, director convulsing in their backyard, but instead of getting him medical attention, they imprison him in their apartment until he agrees to make their celluloid dreams come true.

FAT PIG

ensemble theatre · anglertheatre · Ages 14+ · United States
Cow. Slob. Pig. How many insults can you hear before defending the woman you love? Tom faces that question when he falls for Helen- a funny, sexy woman who happens to be plus-sized. Forced to dissect his views on beauty & value, Tom has to decide what dictates who he loves.. society or his heart?
Cow. Slob. Pig. How many insults can you hear before defending the woman you love? Tom faces that question when he falls for Helen- a funny, sexy woman who happens to be plus-sized. Forced to dissect his views on beauty & value, Tom has to decide what dictates who he loves.. society or his heart?