UNMODERATED: READINGS FROM THE THEEASTSIDERLA.COM COMMENTS

ensemble theatre · the eastsider · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
It's like "Our Town," if "Our Town" had more arguments about hipsters and gentrification. "Unmoderated" is documentary theater that provides a compelling look into the dynamic communities of Northeast L.A., Silver Lake and Echo Park through the anonymous commenters who gather on theEastsiderla.com.
It's like "Our Town," if "Our Town" had more arguments about hipsters and gentrification. "Unmoderated" is documentary theater that provides a compelling look into the dynamic communities of Northeast L.A., Silver Lake and Echo Park through the anonymous commenters who gather on theEastsiderla.com.

ORANGE FLOWER WATER

ensemble theatre · the creative collective · Ages 16+ · United States
A brutally frank exploration of marriage which examines the poisonous effects of unrealistic expectations. Through a series of scenes which take place on or around a bed, we see a painfully intense unraveling of 2 marriages & eventually the start of a very fragile but authentic new beginning.
A brutally frank exploration of marriage which examines the poisonous effects of unrealistic expectations. Through a series of scenes which take place on or around a bed, we see a painfully intense unraveling of 2 marriages & eventually the start of a very fragile but authentic new beginning.

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!"

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.

MUGGSY

ensemble theatre · actors studio · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Muggsy is a macaw and a reincarnation of - well, never mind. You'll spend an hour laughing and maybe thinking - wait a minute - why am I laughing?
Muggsy is a macaw and a reincarnation of - well, never mind. You'll spend an hour laughing and maybe thinking - wait a minute - why am I laughing?

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.

MARSHALL'S LAW

ensemble theatre · midnight drive productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
MARSHALL'S LAW explores the explosive confrontation that happens after Abby’s son locks her in the basement with Zach, her ex-best friend. They are forced to deal with each other for the first time since Zach began a relationship with Abby’s ex-husband who was recently killed in a car accident.
MARSHALL'S LAW explores the explosive confrontation that happens after Abby’s son locks her in the basement with Zach, her ex-best friend. They are forced to deal with each other for the first time since Zach began a relationship with Abby’s ex-husband who was recently killed in a car accident.

NEKO

ensemble theatre · csula goes to the fringe & cta · Ages 10+ · United States
"Sometimes life's little demons have nine lives." Written by Barbara Ishida & Directed by Aurora Lizardi Run Time: 1hr, a dark comedy about cats, healing, and family.
"Sometimes life's little demons have nine lives." Written by Barbara Ishida & Directed by Aurora Lizardi Run Time: 1hr, a dark comedy about cats, healing, and family.

HOT CAT

ensemble theatre · theatre movement bazaar/theatre of note · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
HOT CAT is an original play created by Theatre Movement Bazaar. Directed by Tina Kronis with text by Richard Alger, and using the talents of Theatre of NOTE’s ensemble. TMB uses a synthesis of dance and theatre, a mixture of comedy & philosophy to create a sexy, succulent & virile dramatic work.
HOT CAT is an original play created by Theatre Movement Bazaar. Directed by Tina Kronis with text by Richard Alger, and using the talents of Theatre of NOTE’s ensemble. TMB uses a synthesis of dance and theatre, a mixture of comedy & philosophy to create a sexy, succulent & virile dramatic work.

THE KATRINA COMEDY FEST

ensemble theatre · bayou playhouse & flambeaux productions · Ages 14+ · family friendly · United States
The mayor of New Orleans proposed celebrating Hurricane Katrina's first anniversary with a comedy hour. Could he have meant "Comedy" in the classic sense? Through the words of five New Orleanians, experience the heartbreak, humanity, and yes, Comedy of those who rode out the storm.
The mayor of New Orleans proposed celebrating Hurricane Katrina's first anniversary with a comedy hour. Could he have meant "Comedy" in the classic sense? Through the words of five New Orleanians, experience the heartbreak, humanity, and yes, Comedy of those who rode out the storm.

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!

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

KILLER MIND

ensemble theatre · effusion theatre company · world premiere · United States
Society has shifted. See something Say something. Man against Man. Individualism. Living in fear. We have not asked the important questions and are deemed to repeat the same mistakes. Dig Deep into the Mind of a Mass Shooter with Killer Mind.
Society has shifted. See something Say something. Man against Man. Individualism. Living in fear. We have not asked the important questions and are deemed to repeat the same mistakes. Dig Deep into the Mind of a Mass Shooter with Killer Mind.

ME LOVE ME

ensemble theatre · be flat productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
Tuck is a libertine with a coke addiction and a middling acting career. Gemma is his pill-popping, performance artist girlfriend. When Tuck’s biological clone is released from a lab, the two men embark on a tear of booze, drugs, and clone-sex, leaving Gemma to pick up the pieces and try to move on.
Tuck is a libertine with a coke addiction and a middling acting career. Gemma is his pill-popping, performance artist girlfriend. When Tuck’s biological clone is released from a lab, the two men embark on a tear of booze, drugs, and clone-sex, leaving Gemma to pick up the pieces and try to move on.

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.

Bungalow 40

Fringe with benefits! Get 10% off with your HFF19 button at Hollywoods newest organic coffee & tea bar.

DOZED & CONFUSED

Carl Kozlowski fell asleep at the wheel of his car, made Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank think he died mid-interview and had to race an LA bus at 90 mph. Now he's ready to share his craziest narcoleptic misadventures with you. Strap in!

Dear Mom, Sorry For Being a B!tch

Check out the reviews for Dear Mom! You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you'll cry with laughter!

A SHOW ON THE FRINGE OF FRINGE?

A show beyond this reality? A one-man cabaret about never, EVER fitting in. Told through four days in the 90's. Described as, "Reinventing the form," "amateur," "musically outstanding," "a waste of time," "earnest, heartbreaking, & real."