CATHERINE: JANE AUSTEN'S NORTHANGER ABBEY IN TODAY'S L.A.

ensemble theatre · ray burley productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
Jane Austen's first novel relates the comical tale of imaginative Catherine's first venture into the big city. In this adaptation, the city is L.A., and Catherine must find her way through fickle friendships, unwanted lovers, grisly suspicions, and false rumors. Love is tested; integrity prevails.
Jane Austen's first novel relates the comical tale of imaginative Catherine's first venture into the big city. In this adaptation, the city is L.A., and Catherine must find her way through fickle friendships, unwanted lovers, grisly suspicions, and false rumors. Love is tested; integrity prevails.

LAND OF THE ICE BEARS

ensemble theatre · say yes! collective · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
A wedding party in the Virginia summer heat takes a drastic turn when a debate goes too far, forcing a pair of high society siblings to examine burning questions about what lies ahead. As the ice sculptures melt, poetry and art are weapons and life is anything but ordinary. World Premiere.
A wedding party in the Virginia summer heat takes a drastic turn when a debate goes too far, forcing a pair of high society siblings to examine burning questions about what lies ahead. As the ice sculptures melt, poetry and art are weapons and life is anything but ordinary. World Premiere.

LOST IN FALLING

ensemble theatre · scratch house · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
The ledge is a scary place because we feel alive, and that all could come crashing down at any moment. This is the story of two people on that ledge and the past that still has a grip on them hindering the fall as well as pushing them towards it.
The ledge is a scary place because we feel alive, and that all could come crashing down at any moment. This is the story of two people on that ledge and the past that still has a grip on them hindering the fall as well as pushing them towards it.

MAY 39TH

ensemble theatre · absolute theatre · Ages 16+ · United States of America
A voyeuristic peek at dating 1,000 years from now.
A voyeuristic peek at dating 1,000 years from now.

THE BLACKS: A CLOWN SHOW

ensemble theatre · orig-o-nal theatre company · Ages 15+ · United States of America
THE BLACKS: A CLOWN SHOW, is a lyrical, ritualistic farce. In our play within a play an all-black troupe experiences the plight of the individual vs. group mentality.Do you see someone as they truly are or how you've depicted them to be based on an idea?
THE BLACKS: A CLOWN SHOW, is a lyrical, ritualistic farce. In our play within a play an all-black troupe experiences the plight of the individual vs. group mentality.Do you see someone as they truly are or how you've depicted them to be based on an idea?

CLYBOURNE PARK

ensemble theatre · stage against the machine · United States of America
STAGED READING! Clybourne Park is a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play written by Bruce Norris. Set in the city of Chicago in 1959 (Part 1) and 2009 (Part 2), the play "applies a modern twist to the issues of race and housing and aspirations for a better life."
STAGED READING! Clybourne Park is a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play written by Bruce Norris. Set in the city of Chicago in 1959 (Part 1) and 2009 (Part 2), the play "applies a modern twist to the issues of race and housing and aspirations for a better life."

THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS

ensemble theatre · n/a · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
A struggling actress lends some of her ample free time to the memory care patients in an assisted living home. She works on her "craft" by pretending to be whoever they want her to be, but when does pretending go too far, and how long before it meets reality head on?
A struggling actress lends some of her ample free time to the memory care patients in an assisted living home. She works on her "craft" by pretending to be whoever they want her to be, but when does pretending go too far, and how long before it meets reality head on?

D'ARC VOICES: RE-TELLING THE STORY OF JOAN OF ARC

ensemble theatre · d'arc productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
A look inside the mind of Joan of Arc, one of the most beloved "Hero" Saints. Burned at the stake for cross-dressing, "D'arc Voices" examines the human struggles of gender identity that tormented the Maiden from Lorraine.
A look inside the mind of Joan of Arc, one of the most beloved "Hero" Saints. Burned at the stake for cross-dressing, "D'arc Voices" examines the human struggles of gender identity that tormented the Maiden from Lorraine.

THE REVELRY OF THE LOST BOYS

ensemble theatre · the play/ground theatre · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
When the studio's next picture is an adaption of Peter Pan, four aspiring "somebodys" get their chance at fame in Los Angeles.
When the studio's next picture is an adaption of Peter Pan, four aspiring "somebodys" get their chance at fame in Los Angeles.

SPIDERPOCALYPSE! A LOW-BUDGET HORROR FILM FOR THE STAGE

ensemble theatre · eight legged productions · world premiere · United States of America
YOU'VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS! Spiderpocalypse: A Low-Budget Horror Film for the Stage tells what happens when spiders grow tired of being squashed by humans! Can humanity survive the arachnid insanity? Get ready to scream…with laughter! Spiderpocalypse. Get caught in its web!
YOU'VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS! Spiderpocalypse: A Low-Budget Horror Film for the Stage tells what happens when spiders grow tired of being squashed by humans! Can humanity survive the arachnid insanity? Get ready to scream…with laughter! Spiderpocalypse. Get caught in its web!

ELEEMOSYNARY

ensemble theatre · kas productions · United States of America
A simply staged play about the complicated relationships of three genius women - grandmother, mother and daughter. A smart, intimate tale by Lee Blessing that jumps back and forth in time to explore the amusing, depressing, desperate and hopeful realities of family connection.
A simply staged play about the complicated relationships of three genius women - grandmother, mother and daughter. A smart, intimate tale by Lee Blessing that jumps back and forth in time to explore the amusing, depressing, desperate and hopeful realities of family connection.

SUNSHINE BY WILLIAM MASTROSIMONE

ensemble theatre · the gangbusters theatre company · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · United States of America
Isolated behind plexiglass, peep show star Sunshine talks dirty to her customers, but longs for a deeper connection. One rainy night she jumps from her husband’s van, seeking refuge behind disillusioned paramedic Nelson’s window. Two lost souls bare their wounds in the search for dangerous intimacy.
Isolated behind plexiglass, peep show star Sunshine talks dirty to her customers, but longs for a deeper connection. One rainy night she jumps from her husband’s van, seeking refuge behind disillusioned paramedic Nelson’s window. Two lost souls bare their wounds in the search for dangerous intimacy.

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

ensemble theatre · a lesser studio · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
This is the world premiere for award winning writer Annie Lesser's first interactive theater piece. Each audience member experiences moments of increasing intimacy with various characters. 18+. 8 Audience Member Limit. No Late Admittance. PWYC Ticket Raffle Before Shows. #GettingToKnowYouShow
This is the world premiere for award winning writer Annie Lesser's first interactive theater piece. Each audience member experiences moments of increasing intimacy with various characters. 18+. 8 Audience Member Limit. No Late Admittance. PWYC Ticket Raffle Before Shows. #GettingToKnowYouShow

MISSED CONNECTIONS

ensemble theatre · bae theatre · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
A stylish staged reading of the baffling, awkward, intelligent, immature, scary, heartbreaking, devious, honest, and provocative entries that make up the missed connections category of Craigslist.
A stylish staged reading of the baffling, awkward, intelligent, immature, scary, heartbreaking, devious, honest, and provocative entries that make up the missed connections category of Craigslist.

BELLEVILLE

ensemble theatre · tapper's woods / doud lumber · Ages 13+ · includes nudity · United States of America
Zack and Abby have the ideal ex-pat life in Paris: an apartment in up-and-coming Belleville, a stable marriage, and Zack's honorable mission to fight pediatric AIDS. But when Abby finds Zack at home when he's supposed to be at work, it shakes the foundation of their seemingly perfect life.
Zack and Abby have the ideal ex-pat life in Paris: an apartment in up-and-coming Belleville, a stable marriage, and Zack's honorable mission to fight pediatric AIDS. But when Abby finds Zack at home when he's supposed to be at work, it shakes the foundation of their seemingly perfect life.