THE INTERVIEW

ensemble theatre · the open fist · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
The Interview is a dark comedy in the tradition of the existential theater of the absurd. A US citizen in under rendition. An examination of torture, guns, the Catholic church and the endless cycle of man's inhumanity to man. It's a comedy. Violence and Strong language.
The Interview is a dark comedy in the tradition of the existential theater of the absurd. A US citizen in under rendition. An examination of torture, guns, the Catholic church and the endless cycle of man's inhumanity to man. It's a comedy. Violence and Strong language.

OBVIOUSLY MICHAEL

ensemble theatre · obviously michael productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
Most people are awful. Michael is already pretty sick of it, and he’s only six years old. In order to cope with the illogic of daily life, this precocious introvert constructs his own imaginary castle. Despite his attempts to ward off irritating peers, they somehow manage to get under his skin.
Most people are awful. Michael is already pretty sick of it, and he’s only six years old. In order to cope with the illogic of daily life, this precocious introvert constructs his own imaginary castle. Despite his attempts to ward off irritating peers, they somehow manage to get under his skin.

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.

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!

PHILOSOPHY IN THE BOUDOIR

ensemble theatre · os satyros combined artform · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · includes nudity · Brazil
Set in a bedroom,two libertines, host a young virgin girl. DISCLAIMER: This show contains frontal nudity,sex,scatology and blasphemy.Sade's text is not palatable.Not recommended for hypersensitive individuals. L.A. Weekly says GO!
Set in a bedroom,two libertines, host a young virgin girl. DISCLAIMER: This show contains frontal nudity,sex,scatology and blasphemy.Sade's text is not palatable.Not recommended for hypersensitive individuals. L.A. Weekly says GO!

AT HOME AT THE ZOO

ensemble theatre · underdog theatre comapny · Ages 18+ · United States
At Home at the Zoo combines the prequel Home Life and Albee’s classic story, Zoo Story. Peter and Ann have everything a married couple could want, yet they have problems communicating about where the spark is in their marriage. The tone changes when Peter goes out to the park and meets Jerry.
At Home at the Zoo combines the prequel Home Life and Albee’s classic story, Zoo Story. Peter and Ann have everything a married couple could want, yet they have problems communicating about where the spark is in their marriage. The tone changes when Peter goes out to the park and meets Jerry.

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.

STRANDED

ensemble theatre · fermented apples · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
Inspired by writings and journals of SYLVIA PLATH and MARILYN MONROE, STRANDED takes a deep look inside two great minds to untangle love, loss and our inevitable desire for connection, as well as the effects of Sexual Abuse on Mental Health.
Inspired by writings and journals of SYLVIA PLATH and MARILYN MONROE, STRANDED takes a deep look inside two great minds to untangle love, loss and our inevitable desire for connection, as well as the effects of Sexual Abuse on Mental Health.

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.

WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE

ensemble theatre · csula goes to fringe & recession theatre collective · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
Who deserves the spot on the springboard to salvation? Through their I-was-here-first argument, a man and a woman are forced to re-live moments of their past, and the traumatizing events that led them both to a bridge in an attempt to end their lives.
Who deserves the spot on the springboard to salvation? Through their I-was-here-first argument, a man and a woman are forced to re-live moments of their past, and the traumatizing events that led them both to a bridge in an attempt to end their lives.

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.

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.

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!"

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.

IAMAFEST 2013

ensemble theatre · iama theatre company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
IAMAFest is an festival of new one-acts and premieres, featuring both known, established talent and new, emerging voices. Featuring BELA LUGOSI IS DEAD by Jim Macdonald, SINGLE by Ivana Shein, WHAT A PILL by Chiara Atik, and MONTANA by Louise Munson.
IAMAFest is an festival of new one-acts and premieres, featuring both known, established talent and new, emerging voices. Featuring BELA LUGOSI IS DEAD by Jim Macdonald, SINGLE by Ivana Shein, WHAT A PILL by Chiara Atik, and MONTANA by Louise Munson.