THE BEATING

ensemble theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Should a parent ever strike a child? What if it's not their own child? Is it a right of parents everywhere to strike any child? What if they deserve it? Should the government be involved? The jury has been summoned, the lawyers' antics begin, and the judge holds court in this absurdist romp.
Should a parent ever strike a child? What if it's not their own child? Is it a right of parents everywhere to strike any child? What if they deserve it? Should the government be involved? The jury has been summoned, the lawyers' antics begin, and the judge holds court in this absurdist romp.

DETROIT 2020

ensemble theatre · poor man theatre company and blj productions. · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Detroit 2020 is a look into the future of a city that time, corruption, and mis management literally destroys before our eyes. Conceived and directed by Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr., BLJ Productions Founder and Artistic Director. Coming to Hollywood Fringe 2013.
Detroit 2020 is a look into the future of a city that time, corruption, and mis management literally destroys before our eyes. Conceived and directed by Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr., BLJ Productions Founder and Artistic Director. Coming to Hollywood Fringe 2013.

APERTURE

ensemble theatre · dog park theater co. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
In this darkly comedic one-act, George is faced with the consequences of his paranoia during a surreal four a.m. slide show containing photos of his fiancé taken by JR, the man he hired to follow her. Wit and wisdom provided by a promiscuous bag lady. (Shows at 11 p.m. on Saturdays…so, free drinks!)
In this darkly comedic one-act, George is faced with the consequences of his paranoia during a surreal four a.m. slide show containing photos of his fiancé taken by JR, the man he hired to follow her. Wit and wisdom provided by a promiscuous bag lady. (Shows at 11 p.m. on Saturdays…so, free drinks!)

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.

ANCHOR

ensemble theatre · haley's flight, llc · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
A one act play about psychologist Dr. Leon Gold’s fractured professional and personal life. When Leon is introduced to a new, high crisis patient – Parker, a champion swimmer on the brink of becoming a suicide statistic, Leon is forced to confront his own troubled relationship with his son.
A one act play about psychologist Dr. Leon Gold’s fractured professional and personal life. When Leon is introduced to a new, high crisis patient – Parker, a champion swimmer on the brink of becoming a suicide statistic, Leon is forced to confront his own troubled relationship with his son.

BRILLIANT TRACES

ensemble theatre · theatre before saddle · Ages 6+ · family friendly · United States
Brilliant Traces, by Cindy Lou Johnson, is a play about a woman who finds herself at the doorstep of a reclusive young man in the middle of the Alaskan Wilderness, just days after she was supposed to be married. Starring Riley Rose Critchlow, Clay Elliott and directed by Nick Zayas.
Brilliant Traces, by Cindy Lou Johnson, is a play about a woman who finds herself at the doorstep of a reclusive young man in the middle of the Alaskan Wilderness, just days after she was supposed to be married. Starring Riley Rose Critchlow, Clay Elliott and directed by Nick Zayas.

ALL BROWN ALL CHINGON

ensemble theatre · the nomads · Ages 15+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
ALL BROWN ALL CHINGON follows the stories of four Chicanos: a poet, prison inmate, Iraq war veteran and playwright...as they struggle with issues of manhood and identy while they attempt to figure out the world around them.
ALL BROWN ALL CHINGON follows the stories of four Chicanos: a poet, prison inmate, Iraq war veteran and playwright...as they struggle with issues of manhood and identy while they attempt to figure out the world around them.

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.

LOVE ME RICHIE!

ensemble theatre · epiphany theatreworks · Ages 18+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
On August 15th, 1945 Elenore Mosley discovers she will never reach her true calling, Vaudeville. Her dreams of showgirl whimsy are dashed by an undiagnosed mental disorder. That same day, a bomb dropped over Hiroshima, Japan. This historical event will forever alter the life she's lived.
On August 15th, 1945 Elenore Mosley discovers she will never reach her true calling, Vaudeville. Her dreams of showgirl whimsy are dashed by an undiagnosed mental disorder. That same day, a bomb dropped over Hiroshima, Japan. This historical event will forever alter the life she's lived.

DICK & JAYNE GET A LIFE

ensemble theatre · three peas productions, lazlo vidor productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Dick is an un-funny comedian. Jayne’s a pregnant, self-proclaimed f*ck-up. Together, Dick & Jayne Get A Life. Written by Peppur Chambers, directed by Les Wieder, two weirdos find solace in this quirky, 1hr sorta romantic sorta comedy. Presented by Lazlo Vidor Productions & Three Peas Productions.
Dick is an un-funny comedian. Jayne’s a pregnant, self-proclaimed f*ck-up. Together, Dick & Jayne Get A Life. Written by Peppur Chambers, directed by Les Wieder, two weirdos find solace in this quirky, 1hr sorta romantic sorta comedy. Presented by Lazlo Vidor Productions & Three Peas Productions.

SOHCAHTOA

ensemble theatre · l-boat · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
A new comedy about falling for your friends in a modern 20-something world of "no rules" hook-ups in the city of Los Angeles.
A new comedy about falling for your friends in a modern 20-something world of "no rules" hook-ups in the city of Los Angeles.

"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.

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.

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.

EXILES

ensemble theatre · los angeles theatre ensemble · United States
A poetic exploration of the Dark Night of the Soul.
A poetic exploration of the Dark Night of the Soul.