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.

THE GIRL WHO LOVED THE BEATLES

ensemble theatre · off the beaten track · Australia
Australian production coming to LA. A comedy satire set in NYC in 1972.
Australian production coming to LA. A comedy satire set in NYC in 1972.

THE SINGING SCHOOL

ensemble theatre · tomahawk theater · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
Philosophy, poetry, politics and punishment reign supreme in "The Singing School." A world premiere by LA-based author James Domine, this romantic story of magic and music comments on modern society by questioning American Gothic themes over the historical background of colonial Boston.
Philosophy, poetry, politics and punishment reign supreme in "The Singing School." A world premiere by LA-based author James Domine, this romantic story of magic and music comments on modern society by questioning American Gothic themes over the historical background of colonial Boston.

ANIMAL STORIES

ensemble theatre · brand new theatre · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
In an inpatient stay at a mental institution, Carla Waters undergoes therapy for a recent loss. Carla struggles to understand herself and others, and discern what’s real or not. A presentation of USC’s premier student group, Brand New Theatre, this is an experimental play by Molly Sharpe.
In an inpatient stay at a mental institution, Carla Waters undergoes therapy for a recent loss. Carla struggles to understand herself and others, and discern what’s real or not. A presentation of USC’s premier student group, Brand New Theatre, this is an experimental play by Molly Sharpe.

DOLORES

ensemble theatre · dolores and co · Ages 18+ · United States
Written by Edward Allan Baker, Dolores is a brutally dark comedy about two sisters drawn together by shared experiences. Dolores will star Michelle Campbell and Leah Patterson. Jeneffa Soldatic, a lifetime member of The Actor’s Studio, will direct. Joy Dabbs will serve as stage manager.
Written by Edward Allan Baker, Dolores is a brutally dark comedy about two sisters drawn together by shared experiences. Dolores will star Michelle Campbell and Leah Patterson. Jeneffa Soldatic, a lifetime member of The Actor’s Studio, will direct. Joy Dabbs will serve as stage manager.

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?

CONSIDER THE NIGHT

ensemble theatre · the others · world premiere · United States
Who do we become in darkness, unobserved? Inspired by texts from the Harlem Renaissance, the Left Bank, and the Mexican Revolution, this dark comedy follows groups of outsiders as they betray each other, make out, strip, kill, and discover just how badly they're capable of behaving.
Who do we become in darkness, unobserved? Inspired by texts from the Harlem Renaissance, the Left Bank, and the Mexican Revolution, this dark comedy follows groups of outsiders as they betray each other, make out, strip, kill, and discover just how badly they're capable of behaving.

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?

NOUNS

ensemble theatre · feelings theater company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
A comedic journey of one mans untimely transgression and his subsequent spiritual awakening.
A comedic journey of one mans untimely transgression and his subsequent spiritual awakening.

YOSHIBA

ensemble theatre · the ceiling people · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
YOSHIBA is based on real events… or rather it’s based on real customer complaints written to computer companies based on allegedly real events. This play cannot be used as evidence in a court of law.
YOSHIBA is based on real events… or rather it’s based on real customer complaints written to computer companies based on allegedly real events. This play cannot be used as evidence in a court of law.

EDDIE

ensemble theatre · dmr productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
A full length dramatic comedy centered around Eddie and his relationship with three women.
A full length dramatic comedy centered around Eddie and his relationship with three women.

SEX, LIES, AND SOCIAL MEDIA

ensemble theatre · the alliance of los angeles playwrights (alap) · Ages 15+ · United States
Funny, sexy, outrageous, touching... just a few of the words to describe the 5 short plays in "Sex, Lies, and Social Media." Dan Berkowitz, Ron Burch, Elin Hampton, Lorin Howard, and Mary Steelsmith are the playwrights. Bring your mobile devices: at this show, we want you to leave your phones ON...
Funny, sexy, outrageous, touching... just a few of the words to describe the 5 short plays in "Sex, Lies, and Social Media." Dan Berkowitz, Ron Burch, Elin Hampton, Lorin Howard, and Mary Steelsmith are the playwrights. Bring your mobile devices: at this show, we want you to leave your phones ON...

AMMO

ensemble theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Lock 'n Load America! Tales from a gun obsessed country.
Lock 'n Load America! Tales from a gun obsessed country.

FLYOVER STATE

ensemble theatre · pink house productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
A brother separated from his biological family by adoption at infancy returns to his sister's doublewide trailer in rural Arkansas after the death of their mother to rehash a romance with a former lover and find his place in a world he never knew.
A brother separated from his biological family by adoption at infancy returns to his sister's doublewide trailer in rural Arkansas after the death of their mother to rehash a romance with a former lover and find his place in a world he never knew.

ROOMMATES

ensemble theatre · mb stage productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Shane is starting his Sophomore year of college. Life is great, except he has to deal with his overly attached girlfriend, a verbally abusive best friend, and an uninterested love interest. The only person that he finds solace in is his new roommate, Jace.
Shane is starting his Sophomore year of college. Life is great, except he has to deal with his overly attached girlfriend, a verbally abusive best friend, and an uninterested love interest. The only person that he finds solace in is his new roommate, Jace.