BEST NEW AMERICAN ONE ACTS 2017

ensemble theatre · the new american theatre · Ages 12+ · United States of America
Best short play winners from the New American Festival of One Act plays, 2017.
Best short play winners from the New American Festival of One Act plays, 2017.

LIVE FROM THE HOBGOBLIN, IT’S HANK!

ensemble theatre · work in progress productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Hank T. Hobgoblin and his team present a slate of 10 minute plays from scripts found underneath The Hobgoblin Playhouse: A Case on the Aside by Jacob Smith, Pink Hat Blues by Gregory Crafts, The First Awkward Silence by Aaron Kozak, and The Most Famous Ghostwriter In The World by Brandie June.
Hank T. Hobgoblin and his team present a slate of 10 minute plays from scripts found underneath The Hobgoblin Playhouse: A Case on the Aside by Jacob Smith, Pink Hat Blues by Gregory Crafts, The First Awkward Silence by Aaron Kozak, and The Most Famous Ghostwriter In The World by Brandie June.

MEN OF BLOOD

ensemble theatre · konglomerat · Ages 21+ · Germany
A collage of contemporary german plays for theater. The three pieces deal with the topics of guilt and vanity, success and disappointment in the context of self-reflection and delusion.
A collage of contemporary german plays for theater. The three pieces deal with the topics of guilt and vanity, success and disappointment in the context of self-reflection and delusion.

BLIND SPOTS

ensemble theatre · dalton-pawle productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
In Colette Freedman’s BLIND SPOTS, politics become personal when the homophobic, reactionary president of a small New England college tries to quiet her sister’s poison pen by blackmailing her, leading to a showdown in which dark family secrets are exposed.
In Colette Freedman’s BLIND SPOTS, politics become personal when the homophobic, reactionary president of a small New England college tries to quiet her sister’s poison pen by blackmailing her, leading to a showdown in which dark family secrets are exposed.

EYES OF THE BLIND

ensemble theatre · granville house productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
After the suicide of her sister, Amy returns to the Naval base she lived on as a child. Helping her father pack away his youngest’s life, Amy does not trust what she begins to see: her sister, Cassie. Apparitions sinister, Amy must face down familial insecurities to find truth in Cassie's tragedy.
After the suicide of her sister, Amy returns to the Naval base she lived on as a child. Helping her father pack away his youngest’s life, Amy does not trust what she begins to see: her sister, Cassie. Apparitions sinister, Amy must face down familial insecurities to find truth in Cassie's tragedy.

MICHAEL KEARNS' BLOODBOUND

ensemble theatre · moon mile run · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · United States of America
"The unmistakable voice of a playwright who has something important to say," writes John Paul King, LA BLADE. Michael Kearns' work has been seen on L.A. stages for forty years and once again he magically transforms the forbidden into something beautiful.
"The unmistakable voice of a playwright who has something important to say," writes John Paul King, LA BLADE. Michael Kearns' work has been seen on L.A. stages for forty years and once again he magically transforms the forbidden into something beautiful.

TROJAN WOMEN

ensemble theatre · project nongenue · Ages 15+ · family friendly · United States of America
In perhaps the first recorded piece of theater in the western canon that passes the Bechdel test, Euripdes tells a story of women stronger than Gods. Using movement, language, and contemporary vision, Project Nongenue’s Trojan Women tackles building community in times of violence.
In perhaps the first recorded piece of theater in the western canon that passes the Bechdel test, Euripdes tells a story of women stronger than Gods. Using movement, language, and contemporary vision, Project Nongenue’s Trojan Women tackles building community in times of violence.

THE GRAY

ensemble theatre · the ladyparts collective · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Inspired by interviews with the L.A. college community, THE GRAY by The LadyParts Collective follows a student as she navigates the aftermath of sexual assault. This production, featuring students and alumni of Moorpark College, shows how this script can be used to spark a dialogue on any campus.
Inspired by interviews with the L.A. college community, THE GRAY by The LadyParts Collective follows a student as she navigates the aftermath of sexual assault. This production, featuring students and alumni of Moorpark College, shows how this script can be used to spark a dialogue on any campus.

EARWORM

ensemble theatre · impaired vision productions · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Earworm follows a group of people who each have a song stuck in their head that they're dying to get out. It deals with themes of mental health, relationships, and how we perceive the world. This story is tied together with familiar songs that will surely stick with you when the performance is over.
Earworm follows a group of people who each have a song stuck in their head that they're dying to get out. It deals with themes of mental health, relationships, and how we perceive the world. This story is tied together with familiar songs that will surely stick with you when the performance is over.

YELLOW WALLPAPER

ensemble theatre · denise m. barrett · Ages 8+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
A woman in 1950's America is taken to a remote Victorian house to recover from her nerves, only to descend slowly in to madness by the torturing wallpaper she has to endure and the woman haunting her. A blend of live performance and animation.
A woman in 1950's America is taken to a remote Victorian house to recover from her nerves, only to descend slowly in to madness by the torturing wallpaper she has to endure and the woman haunting her. A blend of live performance and animation.

AMANDA THE BARBARIAN

ensemble theatre · franger brothers · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Amanda, the star of a new play and superstar in her own head improvs, breaks the 4th wall, and drinks on stage in this play within a play. Amanda The Barbarian is a love-letter to the theatre and to all the deluded people we know who hijack every production.
Amanda, the star of a new play and superstar in her own head improvs, breaks the 4th wall, and drinks on stage in this play within a play. Amanda The Barbarian is a love-letter to the theatre and to all the deluded people we know who hijack every production.

THE OZ MONOLOGUES

ensemble theatre · italo productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
The Oz Monologues goes beyond the story you already know, exploring each of the beloved characters from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz... with a poetic and irreverent modern take.
The Oz Monologues goes beyond the story you already know, exploring each of the beloved characters from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz... with a poetic and irreverent modern take.

NIGHTS IN SQUIRT CITY, PHUKENBURG

ensemble theatre · alex at the fringe · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
In a post-truth, globalized society, where factual lines are blurred, "Nights In Squirt City, Phukenburg" explores the intricate and complicated corners of the dark-web. It is where visitors from all over the world ambiguously congregate online to feed their darkest desires.
In a post-truth, globalized society, where factual lines are blurred, "Nights In Squirt City, Phukenburg" explores the intricate and complicated corners of the dark-web. It is where visitors from all over the world ambiguously congregate online to feed their darkest desires.

THE SOWER

ensemble theatre · the bear’s pursuit · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States of America
"Guard this with your life!" What was it that led artist Vincent van Gogh to sever his ear and give it to a prostitute? The Sower examines the tormented genius of this incredibly paradoxical artist.
"Guard this with your life!" What was it that led artist Vincent van Gogh to sever his ear and give it to a prostitute? The Sower examines the tormented genius of this incredibly paradoxical artist.

MOST MASSIVE WOMAN WINS

ensemble theatre · yridia's company · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States of America
Four women of various shapes and sizes sitting in the waiting room of a liposuction clinic explore their perceptions of body image. Experiences that both haunt and empower these women as they imagine their way to a new vision of themselves as beautiful and whole.
Four women of various shapes and sizes sitting in the waiting room of a liposuction clinic explore their perceptions of body image. Experiences that both haunt and empower these women as they imagine their way to a new vision of themselves as beautiful and whole.