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ONE FOR ALL

theatre · usc theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Love. Life. and Laughs. A variety of our life stories, yet one thread connects us all—our heart strings. A series of solo plays, with very different stories, but one similar heartbeat, that is the desire to love and know love.
Love. Life. and Laughs. A variety of our life stories, yet one thread connects us all—our heart strings. A series of solo plays, with very different stories, but one similar heartbeat, that is the desire to love and know love.

WATCH THE ACTORS' GANG COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE WORKSHOP

theatre · the actors' gang · Ages 2+ · family friendly · United States
Watch Tim Robbins' Actors' Gang throw down Commedia dell'arte style. Translation being "comedy of craft", is a form of theatre that began in Italy in the mid-16th century characterized by masked "types", the advent of the actress and improvised performances based on sketches or scenarios.
Watch Tim Robbins' Actors' Gang throw down Commedia dell'arte style. Translation being "comedy of craft", is a form of theatre that began in Italy in the mid-16th century characterized by masked "types", the advent of the actress and improvised performances based on sketches or scenarios.

PASSING PROPER

theatre · j mass entertainment · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Two outlaws stow away in an empty boxcar on a westbound freight train. While planning what to do next, they discuss difficult questions. What do I want? Where do I fit? Will they help each other find a place in our inundated America, or will they smother the very ambition they crave?
Two outlaws stow away in an empty boxcar on a westbound freight train. While planning what to do next, they discuss difficult questions. What do I want? Where do I fit? Will they help each other find a place in our inundated America, or will they smother the very ambition they crave?

MY MOBSTER

theatre · joy nash · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States
Awkwardly brave and oddly joyful, My Mobster is the heartbreakingly true story of the unlikely romance that blossoms between a sheltered young woman and a criminal from France. Also featuring: a hyper-religious, mildly racist mother; a love-hate relationship with an intact virginity; and voodoo.
Awkwardly brave and oddly joyful, My Mobster is the heartbreakingly true story of the unlikely romance that blossoms between a sheltered young woman and a criminal from France. Also featuring: a hyper-religious, mildly racist mother; a love-hate relationship with an intact virginity; and voodoo.

BE CAREFUL! THE SHARKS WILL EAT YOU!

theatre · jay alvarez · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United States
A thrilling ride, beginning with a 4 1/2 year olds journey from Cuba to Miami in 1964. Enjoy the sizzle of Havana’s Tropicana, the emotional fall of Batista & Fidel’s rise. An intimate tale of a son’s escape, told by his father, that brings him to the heart of what it means to be Cuban & American.
A thrilling ride, beginning with a 4 1/2 year olds journey from Cuba to Miami in 1964. Enjoy the sizzle of Havana’s Tropicana, the emotional fall of Batista & Fidel’s rise. An intimate tale of a son’s escape, told by his father, that brings him to the heart of what it means to be Cuban & American.

ANOTHER EFFING FAMILY DRAMA

theatre · sharp cocktail · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
The family drama has never been as raucous or funny as in this absurd comedy by Catherine Pelonero, directed by Dan Berkowitz. If kitchen sink drama bores the hell out of you, this is for you! Due to the graphic nature, people who think Death of a Salesman is the best play ever will not be admitted.
The family drama has never been as raucous or funny as in this absurd comedy by Catherine Pelonero, directed by Dan Berkowitz. If kitchen sink drama bores the hell out of you, this is for you! Due to the graphic nature, people who think Death of a Salesman is the best play ever will not be admitted.

LIGHTS UP ON THE FADE OUT

theatre · sternman productions/delta highway · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
A World Premiere. Written by Padraic Lillis. Directed by Ron Canada. With Mark Bramhall, Thomas Hildreth, James Parks, Alina Phelan. Produced by Misty Carlisle. A Sternman/Delta Highway Production
A World Premiere. Written by Padraic Lillis. Directed by Ron Canada. With Mark Bramhall, Thomas Hildreth, James Parks, Alina Phelan. Produced by Misty Carlisle. A Sternman/Delta Highway Production

PAINT: IMAGINING A LOVE STORY...

theatre · blue rose theatre · Ages 10+ · United States
A magical, romantic take on the tumultuous relationship between Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, this award-winning original play imagines their rivalry and friendship after their break-up in 1961. It is a story about fame, jealousy, art and betrayal. But above all else, it is a Love Story.
A magical, romantic take on the tumultuous relationship between Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, this award-winning original play imagines their rivalry and friendship after their break-up in 1961. It is a story about fame, jealousy, art and betrayal. But above all else, it is a Love Story.

CODA: DEBUT ALBUM BY CYNTHIA GLUCKSMAN

theatre · ed blount productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
Written by Cynthia Glucksman and directed by Vincent Tula, CODA is a "dramatic album" of seven short plays, embodying the jagged journey of love, moving from first love to loss and co-dependency. The evening will include drama, music, dance, and a sparkling ensemble of talented performers.
Written by Cynthia Glucksman and directed by Vincent Tula, CODA is a "dramatic album" of seven short plays, embodying the jagged journey of love, moving from first love to loss and co-dependency. The evening will include drama, music, dance, and a sparkling ensemble of talented performers.

FEELING FEELING

theatre · butcher shop productions · Ages 2+ · family friendly · Australia
New Australian play set over 4 consecutive Olympic games, follows the games and shames of an increasingly disparate couple. A black comedy with heart posing the question, "What comes after the fairytale ending?" First produced in Sydney to sell-out houses and critical acclaim.
New Australian play set over 4 consecutive Olympic games, follows the games and shames of an increasingly disparate couple. A black comedy with heart posing the question, "What comes after the fairytale ending?" First produced in Sydney to sell-out houses and critical acclaim.

PEDESTRIAN

theatre · o'farrell productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
How would you handle a stranger...eh hem...exposing himself to you? Gross! And not just a flasher, but a stranger who stands for a full five minutes and...uh...well...plays with himself. Gross! And you sit there and watch because? Because you're trapped underground waiting for your train to arrive!
How would you handle a stranger...eh hem...exposing himself to you? Gross! And not just a flasher, but a stranger who stands for a full five minutes and...uh...well...plays with himself. Gross! And you sit there and watch because? Because you're trapped underground waiting for your train to arrive!

YELLOW DRESS

theatre · yellowdress productions · Ages 18+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States
A coming of age one woman show about a Korean adoptee's plight into the American Heartland.
A coming of age one woman show about a Korean adoptee's plight into the American Heartland.

STEAL AWAY: THE LIVING HISTORY OF HARRIET TUBMAN

theatre · new perspectives theatre company · Ages 5+ · family friendly · United States
Take a journey with Harriet! Join her on dangerous escapes; learn songs that are a secret code. Steal Away is the inspirational story of Harriet’s fight against slavery, her courageous rescue of people via the Underground Railroad and her lifelong efforts to help those in need. Ages 6–11. 60 mins.
Take a journey with Harriet! Join her on dangerous escapes; learn songs that are a secret code. Steal Away is the inspirational story of Harriet’s fight against slavery, her courageous rescue of people via the Underground Railroad and her lifelong efforts to help those in need. Ages 6–11. 60 mins.

RHEETA IN SPACE

theatre · the assembly line theater · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
A fun, fast, multimedia spectacle! Rheeta wants to leave Planet Zar after 764 years of being grounded. With the help of her pal Gay Cow, she hatches a plan. Will Rheeta finally get to see the universe? Using original music & dance, this show will boldly go where no show has gone before! A must see!
A fun, fast, multimedia spectacle! Rheeta wants to leave Planet Zar after 764 years of being grounded. With the help of her pal Gay Cow, she hatches a plan. Will Rheeta finally get to see the universe? Using original music & dance, this show will boldly go where no show has gone before! A must see!

JULIUS CAESAR: THE DEATH OF A DICTATOR

theatre · the gangbusters theatre company · Ages 10+ · family friendly · flashing lights · United States
For nearly a decade the award-winning gangbusters theatre company has been attacking Los Angeles stages with their signature speed & violence. Their 21st presentation, Orson Welles' adaptation of Julius Caesar is a brisk and bloody 75 minutes.
For nearly a decade the award-winning gangbusters theatre company has been attacking Los Angeles stages with their signature speed & violence. Their 21st presentation, Orson Welles' adaptation of Julius Caesar is a brisk and bloody 75 minutes.