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URANIUM MADHOUSE: CONVERSATION STORM AND THE HOUSE OF CARDS

theatre · uranium madhouse · Ages 18+ · United States
Two short plays, Rick Burkhardt’s “Conversation Storm” and Charles Mee’s “The House of Cards” will launch LA's most fissionable theater cabal, Uranium Madhouse, while examining the sport of verbal sparring, applications of torture, extremes of cruelty and the fragility of life, love and friendship.
Two short plays, Rick Burkhardt’s “Conversation Storm” and Charles Mee’s “The House of Cards” will launch LA's most fissionable theater cabal, Uranium Madhouse, while examining the sport of verbal sparring, applications of torture, extremes of cruelty and the fragility of life, love and friendship.

MATT & BEN

theatre · little hand productions · Ages 15+ · United States
In 1997 Matt Damon and Ben Affleck won an Oscar for their screenplay "Good Will Hunting," making them famous overnight. This hilarious comedy features Jessica Blair and Maggie Henry as Matt and Ben, respectively. When the "Good Will Hunting" script falls from the sky, what will they do with it?
In 1997 Matt Damon and Ben Affleck won an Oscar for their screenplay "Good Will Hunting," making them famous overnight. This hilarious comedy features Jessica Blair and Maggie Henry as Matt and Ben, respectively. When the "Good Will Hunting" script falls from the sky, what will they do with it?

THE DUMB WAITER

theatre · vespertine productions · Ages 12+ · United States
This production of Harold Pinter's "The Dumb Waiter" is a haunting depiction of classism that will examine the inability of humans to communicate with each other, the claustrophobia resulting from a lack of social mobility, and man's inhumanity to man.
This production of Harold Pinter's "The Dumb Waiter" is a haunting depiction of classism that will examine the inability of humans to communicate with each other, the claustrophobia resulting from a lack of social mobility, and man's inhumanity to man.

DEAR MRS. FERRELL...

theatre · the journeymen · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
This staged reading follows an embedded photojournalist, and an Iraqi husband desperate to find a way out of the country for his wife and unborn child. When the two worlds collide, a cover up ensues, and those involved are forced to make a decision that will change their lives forever.
This staged reading follows an embedded photojournalist, and an Iraqi husband desperate to find a way out of the country for his wife and unborn child. When the two worlds collide, a cover up ensues, and those involved are forced to make a decision that will change their lives forever.

CHRISTMAS IN BAKERSFIELD

theatre · the adventures of les kurkendaal · Ages 13+ · family friendly · one person show · United States
When Mike brings his boyfriend Les home to visit his Caucasian , Right Wing Republican Family for the Christmas Holidays , he realizes that he forgot to tell them one very important thing , that Les is African American. Oops ! This show puts the fun is dysfunctional .
When Mike brings his boyfriend Les home to visit his Caucasian , Right Wing Republican Family for the Christmas Holidays , he realizes that he forgot to tell them one very important thing , that Les is African American. Oops ! This show puts the fun is dysfunctional .

THE AUDITION

theatre · mahalo theatre collective · Ages 18+ · United Kingdom
Lauren wants to be famous. At an audition for a must-have part,the Director,Stella pushes her to her mental,physical,emotional & ethical limits. Close to breaking point,she is subjected to alcohol,drugs & mind games. How far will an actor go to get the part? A hard-hitting & spiky new drama.
Lauren wants to be famous. At an audition for a must-have part,the Director,Stella pushes her to her mental,physical,emotional & ethical limits. Close to breaking point,she is subjected to alcohol,drugs & mind games. How far will an actor go to get the part? A hard-hitting & spiky new drama.

VOICES FROM CHORNOBYL JR.

theatre · voices from chornobyl · Ages 8+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
After recent events in Japan, a journalist asks Katya and her family about the accident 25 years ago. An interactive and educational story of a young girl struggling with her changing world. Profits go to Chernobyl Children International.
After recent events in Japan, a journalist asks Katya and her family about the accident 25 years ago. An interactive and educational story of a young girl struggling with her changing world. Profits go to Chernobyl Children International.

LIGHTS UP ON THE FADE OUT

theatre · sternman productions/delta highway · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
A World Premiere. Written by Padraic Lillis. Directed by Ron Canada. With Mark Bramhall, Thomas Hildreth, James Parks, Alina Phelan. Produced by Misty Carlisle. A Sternman/Delta Highway Production
A World Premiere. Written by Padraic Lillis. Directed by Ron Canada. With Mark Bramhall, Thomas Hildreth, James Parks, Alina Phelan. Produced by Misty Carlisle. A Sternman/Delta Highway Production

SER: L.A. VS. B.A.

theatre · karen anzoategui and che'rae adams · Ages 13+ · one person show · United States
Ser, Karen Anzoategui’s one woman show told via a soccer match. We follow Karen's soccer journey from Los Angeles to Buenos Aires and back again, along with her zany family, Diego Maradona, and her struggles. We play the game of life, soccer and love with Karen and see who comes out the champion.
Ser, Karen Anzoategui’s one woman show told via a soccer match. We follow Karen's soccer journey from Los Angeles to Buenos Aires and back again, along with her zany family, Diego Maradona, and her struggles. We play the game of life, soccer and love with Karen and see who comes out the champion.

BLINK & YOU MIGHT MISS ME

theatre · combined artform · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
BLINK is a humorous look back at Larry Blum’s personal journey in show business. Sharing engaging stories, rare clips and photos from his long and varied career, Larry illustrates the unique opportunity he has had to experience celebrity up close and personal. LA Weekly – “Clever, funny”
BLINK is a humorous look back at Larry Blum’s personal journey in show business. Sharing engaging stories, rare clips and photos from his long and varied career, Larry illustrates the unique opportunity he has had to experience celebrity up close and personal. LA Weekly – “Clever, funny”

EVOLUTION OF A KISS

theatre · la picara productions · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States
Comedic romp through 3 generations of Latina women and their first kisses.Cynthia exposes the wanton ways of her grandma,her mom and herself!Critics say “Amusing!..a confident and charismatic talent who lets nothing,including the fourth wall,stand between her and a good story!”And its a juicy one!
Comedic romp through 3 generations of Latina women and their first kisses.Cynthia exposes the wanton ways of her grandma,her mom and herself!Critics say “Amusing!..a confident and charismatic talent who lets nothing,including the fourth wall,stand between her and a good story!”And its a juicy one!

PAINT: IMAGINING A LOVE STORY...

theatre · blue rose theatre · Ages 10+ · United States
A magical, romantic take on the tumultuous relationship between Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, this award-winning original play imagines their rivalry and friendship after their break-up in 1961. It is a story about fame, jealousy, art and betrayal. But above all else, it is a Love Story.
A magical, romantic take on the tumultuous relationship between Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, this award-winning original play imagines their rivalry and friendship after their break-up in 1961. It is a story about fame, jealousy, art and betrayal. But above all else, it is a Love Story.

FACT & FICTION

theatre · sixth avenue · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
William recollects his year in Brazil as a high school exchange student – the worst exchange student ever. Adam confesses to being stalked by a vengeful film student. Both dudes bring to life hilariously unreliable stories that will, quite truthfully, blow your mind.
William recollects his year in Brazil as a high school exchange student – the worst exchange student ever. Adam confesses to being stalked by a vengeful film student. Both dudes bring to life hilariously unreliable stories that will, quite truthfully, blow your mind.

I HEART HAMAS: AND OTHER THINGS I'M AFRAID TO TELL YOU

theatre · chaotic heart · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States
Join Jennifer on American and Palestinian soil on auditions, bad dates and across military checkpoints as she navigates the thorny terrain around Palestinian identity. Exploring how she becomes Palestinian-ized, politicized and eventually radicalized in a fresh, often funny, searingly honest way.
Join Jennifer on American and Palestinian soil on auditions, bad dates and across military checkpoints as she navigates the thorny terrain around Palestinian identity. Exploring how she becomes Palestinian-ized, politicized and eventually radicalized in a fresh, often funny, searingly honest way.

THE HOMECOMING

theatre · the elwood players · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States
Steven, a writer from a suburb of New York City is returning home after five years of living on the west coast and is reunited with his old group of friends. Together they take a journey of life, love, and self discovery all during a freak snow storm.
Steven, a writer from a suburb of New York City is returning home after five years of living on the west coast and is reunited with his old group of friends. Together they take a journey of life, love, and self discovery all during a freak snow storm.