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.

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.

THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE BY DEBORAH BREVOORT

ensemble theatre · little earthquakes emsemble · Ages 14+ · United States of America
A modern, Greek tragedy about the triumph of love over hate written by Deborah Brevoort. A mother roams the hills of Lockerbie Scotland, looking for her son’s remains. She meets the women of Lockerbie, who are fighting to obtain the clothing of the victims found in the plane’s wreckage.
A modern, Greek tragedy about the triumph of love over hate written by Deborah Brevoort. A mother roams the hills of Lockerbie Scotland, looking for her son’s remains. She meets the women of Lockerbie, who are fighting to obtain the clothing of the victims found in the plane’s wreckage.

NEGATIVE SPACES

ensemble theatre · cluster b · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Life, death and the space between: this play explores trust, betrayal, longing and loss, and their corrosive effects on relationships and the choices that define them. Heavy, sad, with moments of harsh reality cut by sharp humor, it examines what happens when a couple can't (or won't) reproduce.
Life, death and the space between: this play explores trust, betrayal, longing and loss, and their corrosive effects on relationships and the choices that define them. Heavy, sad, with moments of harsh reality cut by sharp humor, it examines what happens when a couple can't (or won't) reproduce.

ALTERNATIVE ACTS: THE LEFTOVERS

ensemble theatre · theatre of note · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
An hour of hilarious one acts featuring love in the time space continuum, pussy hats and cowboys, cat ladies and prison, a sexy solution to world peace and more. Intrigued? Of course you are! Come grab a drink and watch!
An hour of hilarious one acts featuring love in the time space continuum, pussy hats and cowboys, cat ladies and prison, a sexy solution to world peace and more. Intrigued? Of course you are! Come grab a drink and watch!

VILLAIN - AN AMERICAN STORY

ensemble theatre · from the gut creations · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
"Villain" compares the lives of two families who have to deal with the aftermath of the same tragedy, the shooting of a black teenage boy by a white police officer. To live righteously, must we create a villain?
"Villain" compares the lives of two families who have to deal with the aftermath of the same tragedy, the shooting of a black teenage boy by a white police officer. To live righteously, must we create a villain?

STAND DOWN THE MARCH

ensemble theatre · naomi brodkin & matt pacult · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
What is the role of activism? Liv is a third quarter senior in college looking for her “thing.” She stumbles into a cause when she learns a professor is an active Holocaust denier planning a march. Naomi Brodkin’s new play explores the notion of truth and how far one must go to fight for it.
What is the role of activism? Liv is a third quarter senior in college looking for her “thing.” She stumbles into a cause when she learns a professor is an active Holocaust denier planning a march. Naomi Brodkin’s new play explores the notion of truth and how far one must go to fight for it.

LIGHTS OUT IN THE HERMIT’S CAVE!

ensemble theatre · self produced · Ages 8+ · world premiere · United States of America
From the the airwaves of the 1930s and 40s to the stage: we present this old time radio horror double feature. From Lights Out: “Valse Triste”& From The Hermit’s Cave: “The House on Lost Man’s Bluff.” Join us for an evening of vintage thrills and chills!
From the the airwaves of the 1930s and 40s to the stage: we present this old time radio horror double feature. From Lights Out: “Valse Triste”& From The Hermit’s Cave: “The House on Lost Man’s Bluff.” Join us for an evening of vintage thrills and chills!

KISS MY AX!

ensemble theatre · alliance of los angeles playwrights (alap) · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
All about the ax! Five short plays written by members of ALAP and incorporating a wicked-looking ax...
All about the ax! Five short plays written by members of ALAP and incorporating a wicked-looking ax...

DEATH OF A MAILMAN

ensemble theatre · annie c. wright · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Marty and Joe have worked together at the USPS for nearly thirty years, but when Marty discovers that Joe has been hoarding mail, he starts to question their relationship and the difference between what it means to be a friend or merely an acquaintance.
Marty and Joe have worked together at the USPS for nearly thirty years, but when Marty discovers that Joe has been hoarding mail, he starts to question their relationship and the difference between what it means to be a friend or merely an acquaintance.

PARIS SYNDROME

ensemble theatre · self-produced · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Freshly divorced, a young-ish man decides the only way he can climb out the depressive hole he's fallen into is to blame Paris and sets off on an journey of self-rediscovery. Well, sort of. Basically, he just wants to find the lock he and his ex-wife once hung on a Parisian bridge and cut it off.
Freshly divorced, a young-ish man decides the only way he can climb out the depressive hole he's fallen into is to blame Paris and sets off on an journey of self-rediscovery. Well, sort of. Basically, he just wants to find the lock he and his ex-wife once hung on a Parisian bridge and cut it off.

"MONDAY MORNING" AND "CHEESE & THINGS"

ensemble theatre · denver hamlet · Ages 16+ · United States of America
The Co-Defensive Coordinators at Ole Miss have more to talk about come Monday Morning than schemes and tape after an altercation between teammates threatens to tear the coaches apart. Immediately preceding, two woman talk over cheese and things in the comedic "Cheese & Things".
The Co-Defensive Coordinators at Ole Miss have more to talk about come Monday Morning than schemes and tape after an altercation between teammates threatens to tear the coaches apart. Immediately preceding, two woman talk over cheese and things in the comedic "Cheese & Things".

MILLENNIAL PINK

ensemble theatre · grateful living · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
Through a series of interlinking vignettes, this collection explores the pressures, conflicts, and humility of millennial women. What is it like to be a part of the most hated (or misunderstood) generation?
Through a series of interlinking vignettes, this collection explores the pressures, conflicts, and humility of millennial women. What is it like to be a part of the most hated (or misunderstood) generation?

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.

HOODWINKED

ensemble theatre · la lgbt center · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
WHAT IS THE DREAM OF YOUR LIFE? I stood before the opening of a dark cave wanting to go in, and I shuddered at the thought that I might not be able to find my way out.
WHAT IS THE DREAM OF YOUR LIFE? I stood before the opening of a dark cave wanting to go in, and I shuddered at the thought that I might not be able to find my way out.

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