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!

HOT CAT

ensemble theatre · theatre movement bazaar/theatre of note · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
HOT CAT is an original play created by Theatre Movement Bazaar. Directed by Tina Kronis with text by Richard Alger, and using the talents of Theatre of NOTE’s ensemble. TMB uses a synthesis of dance and theatre, a mixture of comedy & philosophy to create a sexy, succulent & virile dramatic work.
HOT CAT is an original play created by Theatre Movement Bazaar. Directed by Tina Kronis with text by Richard Alger, and using the talents of Theatre of NOTE’s ensemble. TMB uses a synthesis of dance and theatre, a mixture of comedy & philosophy to create a sexy, succulent & virile dramatic work.

TO CARRY THE CHILD

ensemble theatre · jon courie · Ages 18+ ·
By the author of the 2012 Fringe hit, Jennifer Aniston Stole My Life, To Carry the Child is a compelling family drama about the transformative power of forgiveness.
By the author of the 2012 Fringe hit, Jennifer Aniston Stole My Life, To Carry the Child is a compelling family drama about the transformative power of forgiveness.

MISSHAPEN

ensemble theatre · buried moon productions · Ages 14+ · United States
MisShapen is a hilarious and touching new piece of theatre exploring distorted self-image and the modern world's obsession over appearance. Follow us into this fast paced, heartfelt and strikingly absurd variety show.
MisShapen is a hilarious and touching new piece of theatre exploring distorted self-image and the modern world's obsession over appearance. Follow us into this fast paced, heartfelt and strikingly absurd variety show.

JASON <3 MEDEA

ensemble theatre · vespertine productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
At the crossroads of tragedy and comedy, Borges and Buddy Holly, "Jason <3 Medea" is a character-driven story about love, destiny and the universe. Science, myth, pop culture, puppetry, and projection combine for a production that looks at this classic love story through a radical new lens.
At the crossroads of tragedy and comedy, Borges and Buddy Holly, "Jason <3 Medea" is a character-driven story about love, destiny and the universe. Science, myth, pop culture, puppetry, and projection combine for a production that looks at this classic love story through a radical new lens.

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.

ME LOVE ME

ensemble theatre · be flat productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
Tuck is a libertine with a coke addiction and a middling acting career. Gemma is his pill-popping, performance artist girlfriend. When Tuck’s biological clone is released from a lab, the two men embark on a tear of booze, drugs, and clone-sex, leaving Gemma to pick up the pieces and try to move on.
Tuck is a libertine with a coke addiction and a middling acting career. Gemma is his pill-popping, performance artist girlfriend. When Tuck’s biological clone is released from a lab, the two men embark on a tear of booze, drugs, and clone-sex, leaving Gemma to pick up the pieces and try to move on.

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.

DOUBLE BIND

ensemble theatre · right mistake productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
WORLD PREMIER. Sam (Clark Freeman), an intellectual and a poet, has settled down with the beautiful and serious-minded Laura (Ceri Bethan) and a real job. But their life is upended by Frank (Blake Shields), a charismatic but damaged street-singer and hustler, who misses the only friend he ever had.
WORLD PREMIER. Sam (Clark Freeman), an intellectual and a poet, has settled down with the beautiful and serious-minded Laura (Ceri Bethan) and a real job. But their life is upended by Frank (Blake Shields), a charismatic but damaged street-singer and hustler, who misses the only friend he ever had.

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.

VIVALDI'S WINTER

ensemble theatre · the smiley face and the frown entertainment group · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
A woman sacrificing her happiness to marry the love of her life who is fighting against his sexuality to be one with God and be normal in the eyes of society. Lovers torn apart in a battle for survival where only one will win. 1 project, 2 actors, 3 stories, and 4 characters.
A woman sacrificing her happiness to marry the love of her life who is fighting against his sexuality to be one with God and be normal in the eyes of society. Lovers torn apart in a battle for survival where only one will win. 1 project, 2 actors, 3 stories, and 4 characters.

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!"

THE KATRINA COMEDY FEST

ensemble theatre · bayou playhouse & flambeaux productions · Ages 14+ · family friendly · United States
The mayor of New Orleans proposed celebrating Hurricane Katrina's first anniversary with a comedy hour. Could he have meant "Comedy" in the classic sense? Through the words of five New Orleanians, experience the heartbreak, humanity, and yes, Comedy of those who rode out the storm.
The mayor of New Orleans proposed celebrating Hurricane Katrina's first anniversary with a comedy hour. Could he have meant "Comedy" in the classic sense? Through the words of five New Orleanians, experience the heartbreak, humanity, and yes, Comedy of those who rode out the storm.

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!

GO AHEAD, MAKE MY...

ensemble theatre · theatre unleashed · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Theatre Unleashed is back with one of their popular 24 Hour Theatre Experiments, and this time they've brought along their friends from the Fringe community for the fun! One night only!
Theatre Unleashed is back with one of their popular 24 Hour Theatre Experiments, and this time they've brought along their friends from the Fringe community for the fun! One night only!

LEAVING PRINCE CHARMING - A Serio-Comedy

Want to laugh? Want to cry? Want to talk about SEX? Follow an unorthodox fairy godmother as she leads you down the rabbit hole of sexual shame, relationship abuse, and trauma bonding. This is a love story, but not the kind you're expecting.

Captivating. Compelling. Transforming.

A gripping & inspirational story that will motivate you to live & succeed at a much higher level. In his unconscious moment of death, Mike reaches out to his sons with loving wisdom to empower them for significant fulfillment & success.

Have you locked your heart, Elder?

Elder P. happily accepted the call to serve a Mormon mission in Sweden. He promised to lay aside all personal relationships for that entire time, accepting instead the constant scrutiny of a 24/7 working missionary companion. Then *she* showed up…

CORINA, FROM LAP DANCE TO SUNDANCE

CORINA: FROM LAP DANCE TO SUNDANCE is a one-woman show about finding purpose and direction to a life long dream in the least likely of places. A story of family, tradition and perseverance. SC Honorable Mention- HFF19