ONE-ACTS OF KINDNESS (IN REPERTORY WITH "SITCOM")

ensemble theatre · know laughing matter · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States
An evening of one-acts about love, life, friendship and family. Join us for a series of short plays about relationships. Written & directed by Ray Chao
An evening of one-acts about love, life, friendship and family. Join us for a series of short plays about relationships. Written & directed by Ray Chao

LET ME OUT

ensemble theatre · mb stage productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Will John get back together with Jessica? Who is Luke dating? What did Courtney lose last year? What kind of things did Mona get herself into? Who's gay now? Who is that Jessie kid? The things that can happen when you're away that 1st year of college. www.hollywoodfringe.org/projects/1130
Will John get back together with Jessica? Who is Luke dating? What did Courtney lose last year? What kind of things did Mona get herself into? Who's gay now? Who is that Jessie kid? The things that can happen when you're away that 1st year of college. www.hollywoodfringe.org/projects/1130

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.

CLEANER THAN BLOOD

ensemble theatre · thirty90ne · Ages 15+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
WORLD PREMIERE. When a young woman stumbles upon two squatters living in her uncle’s old wine cellar, it prompts an evening of introductions, cross-examinations, and a con that spins wildly out of control.
WORLD PREMIERE. When a young woman stumbles upon two squatters living in her uncle’s old wine cellar, it prompts an evening of introductions, cross-examinations, and a con that spins wildly out of control.

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!)

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.

SEWER RATS AT SEA

ensemble theatre · golden ticket productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
A cross between hipster pick-up banter and a JD Salinger novel. Between a stunner and a stowaway. Set on a yacht. At sea. World premiere, debut play by ZK Lowenfels.
A cross between hipster pick-up banter and a JD Salinger novel. Between a stunner and a stowaway. Set on a yacht. At sea. World premiere, debut play by ZK Lowenfels.

DADDY

ensemble theatre · too dark for la · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
All families have secrets, but some secrets suck more than other. When Julia gets call that her father's liver has exploded, she must travel back to her family home in Tennessee where an especially bad secret is lurking. Warning: This dark comedy may include sex, drugs, and bad country music.
All families have secrets, but some secrets suck more than other. When Julia gets call that her father's liver has exploded, she must travel back to her family home in Tennessee where an especially bad secret is lurking. Warning: This dark comedy may include sex, drugs, and bad country music.

DARK MONDAYS

ensemble theatre · cre8tive differences · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States
"2 actors walk into a theatre..." So begins Dark Mondays, an original comedy by AJ Ruiz and Dave Wright. Join them (and their alter egos) on this rollicking romp through the pitfalls of performing live theatre - when all they planned to do was clear out their dressing room.
"2 actors walk into a theatre..." So begins Dark Mondays, an original comedy by AJ Ruiz and Dave Wright. Join them (and their alter egos) on this rollicking romp through the pitfalls of performing live theatre - when all they planned to do was clear out their dressing room.

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.

LOVE ACTUALLY ISN'T

ensemble theatre · dan johnson · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Love Actually Isn't is a collection of four one-act plays about love, doubt, closure and compromise. These plays are a funny, sad, and clear-eyed exploration of love that fell apart, love that never happened, and love that's just around every corner.
Love Actually Isn't is a collection of four one-act plays about love, doubt, closure and compromise. These plays are a funny, sad, and clear-eyed exploration of love that fell apart, love that never happened, and love that's just around every corner.

#HASHTAG

ensemble theatre · the mechanical heart · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
"What’s next?” Where do you go when you don’t know what you want from your career? From your relationships? From life? The new comedy, #Hashtag explores the other kind of LA gridlock: the daily struggle to remain engaged in the present moment in a culture built on social media and status anxiety.
"What’s next?” Where do you go when you don’t know what you want from your career? From your relationships? From life? The new comedy, #Hashtag explores the other kind of LA gridlock: the daily struggle to remain engaged in the present moment in a culture built on social media and status anxiety.

LUNA NOCTILUCA

ensemble theatre · concupiscence productions · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States
This ain't yo' momma's Salome! Ancient characters collide with an inner-city strip club to shatter your notions of civilization. "This is where we live: in the lush, disorderly fullness of the flesh."
This ain't yo' momma's Salome! Ancient characters collide with an inner-city strip club to shatter your notions of civilization. "This is where we live: in the lush, disorderly fullness of the flesh."

SUNNY AFTERNOON

ensemble theatre · the gangbusters theatre company · Ages 11+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
An original play in 86 minutes, based on the forty-eight hours Lee Harvey Oswald was in the custody of Dallas Homicide Captain William J. Fritz - where they discuss; Van Heflin, Russia, Coca-Cola, Jim Brown, the AFL, backyard photographs & Friday afternoon in Dealy Plaza.
An original play in 86 minutes, based on the forty-eight hours Lee Harvey Oswald was in the custody of Dallas Homicide Captain William J. Fritz - where they discuss; Van Heflin, Russia, Coca-Cola, Jim Brown, the AFL, backyard photographs & Friday afternoon in Dealy Plaza.

THE FIRE ROOM

ensemble theatre · fugitive kind · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
The Fire Room by Meghan Brown follows two ghosts who have finally found true love. Set in the place where love meets loss and fear meets dreaming, it is a dark, funny journey through loneliness, sex, death, and love. Fugitive Kind Theater makes their exuberant, vigorous Fringe debut.
The Fire Room by Meghan Brown follows two ghosts who have finally found true love. Set in the place where love meets loss and fear meets dreaming, it is a dark, funny journey through loneliness, sex, death, and love. Fugitive Kind Theater makes their exuberant, vigorous Fringe debut.