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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.

CHELA

theatre · dulce maria solis · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
HER 3rd Husband: Her 1st ORGASM. A true story of violence, lunacy and love. Written/Performed by her daughter. ”With humor… CHELA throws powerful punches, with shocking honesty, to shake us up into consciousness.” Josefina Lopez, screenwriter "Real Women Have Curves”. www.theCHELAwebsite.com
HER 3rd Husband: Her 1st ORGASM. A true story of violence, lunacy and love. Written/Performed by her daughter. ”With humor… CHELA throws powerful punches, with shocking honesty, to shake us up into consciousness.” Josefina Lopez, screenwriter "Real Women Have Curves”. www.theCHELAwebsite.com

GIRL BAND IN THE MEN'S ROOM

theatre · dirtie blonde productions · Ages 13+ · United States
It’s '94 backstage in a men’s bathroom as four female musicians prep for a gig on the eve of their big break. A nostalgic, yet timely examination of the grunge era, indefinable feminism, the stakes we create in pursuit of our dreams, and the tenuous relationships upon which all bands are built.
It’s '94 backstage in a men’s bathroom as four female musicians prep for a gig on the eve of their big break. A nostalgic, yet timely examination of the grunge era, indefinable feminism, the stakes we create in pursuit of our dreams, and the tenuous relationships upon which all bands are built.

ACTOR UNDER FIRE

theatre · great presentations.com · Ages 21+ · one person show · United States
ACTOR UNDER FIRE directed by Anita Khanzadian is the story of my enlistment in the Air Force. Being sent to Viet Nam and cast in a tour of Neil Simon’s "STAR SPANGLED GIRL”. ACTOR UNDER FIRE tells the story of my observation of the effects of war on soldiers and civilians - both tragic and humorous-
ACTOR UNDER FIRE directed by Anita Khanzadian is the story of my enlistment in the Air Force. Being sent to Viet Nam and cast in a tour of Neil Simon’s "STAR SPANGLED GIRL”. ACTOR UNDER FIRE tells the story of my observation of the effects of war on soldiers and civilians - both tragic and humorous-

CODA: DEBUT ALBUM BY CYNTHIA GLUCKSMAN

theatre · ed blount productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
Written by Cynthia Glucksman and directed by Vincent Tula, CODA is a "dramatic album" of seven short plays, embodying the jagged journey of love, moving from first love to loss and co-dependency. The evening will include drama, music, dance, and a sparkling ensemble of talented performers.
Written by Cynthia Glucksman and directed by Vincent Tula, CODA is a "dramatic album" of seven short plays, embodying the jagged journey of love, moving from first love to loss and co-dependency. The evening will include drama, music, dance, and a sparkling ensemble of talented performers.

PEDESTRIAN

theatre · o'farrell productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
How would you handle a stranger...eh hem...exposing himself to you? Gross! And not just a flasher, but a stranger who stands for a full five minutes and...uh...well...plays with himself. Gross! And you sit there and watch because? Because you're trapped underground waiting for your train to arrive!
How would you handle a stranger...eh hem...exposing himself to you? Gross! And not just a flasher, but a stranger who stands for a full five minutes and...uh...well...plays with himself. Gross! And you sit there and watch because? Because you're trapped underground waiting for your train to arrive!

HOG RIOT!

theatre · dollface ensemble · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States
It’s Manhattan 1825 and the Hog Catcher is making his rounds. The Common Council has ordered him to rid the streets of the free-roaming swinish multitude. Armed with sticks, rocks, and pails of scalding water, a group of fiery young slaughterhouse girls fight for their rights- and their hogs!
It’s Manhattan 1825 and the Hog Catcher is making his rounds. The Common Council has ordered him to rid the streets of the free-roaming swinish multitude. Armed with sticks, rocks, and pails of scalding water, a group of fiery young slaughterhouse girls fight for their rights- and their hogs!

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 .

SPRING AWAKENING

theatre · lonesome no more! · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · United States
This painfully funny and brutally authentic view of youth illuminates a world of sexual shame, moral order, and too much trig homework. Caught between supposed to and want to, adults and children alike are at once unbearably innocent, unbearably corrupt, and completely without answers.
This painfully funny and brutally authentic view of youth illuminates a world of sexual shame, moral order, and too much trig homework. Caught between supposed to and want to, adults and children alike are at once unbearably innocent, unbearably corrupt, and completely without answers.

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

N'AFIA

theatre · warrior poet · Ages 12+ · United States
In war torn Albasrah, Iraq, two civilian refugees seek shelter from the oncoming American invasion. Nafi'a is a look at the unfortunate reality of war in the modern world and our desperate need to understand one another in order to survive it. Written by Anton Ray Directed by Michael McIntyre.
In war torn Albasrah, Iraq, two civilian refugees seek shelter from the oncoming American invasion. Nafi'a is a look at the unfortunate reality of war in the modern world and our desperate need to understand one another in order to survive it. Written by Anton Ray Directed by Michael McIntyre.

FIVE UNEASY PIECES

theatre · devoted, inc. · Ages 15+ · one person show · United States
FIVE UNEASY PIECES is an outrageous collection of unsettling character sketches. It’s a richly comic look at several exotic personalities as they face crucial moments in their lives, each with a hilarious and disturbing story. Leave your expectations at home. Performed with live jazz accompaniment.
FIVE UNEASY PIECES is an outrageous collection of unsettling character sketches. It’s a richly comic look at several exotic personalities as they face crucial moments in their lives, each with a hilarious and disturbing story. Leave your expectations at home. Performed with live jazz accompaniment.

DEITY CLUTCH

theatre · the porters of hellsgate · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States
Classical company The Porters of Hellsgate deliver DEITY CLUTCH: a parabolic, post-apocalyptic murder mystery penned by Associate Artistic Director Gus Krieger. Look for The Merchant of Venice this July.
Classical company The Porters of Hellsgate deliver DEITY CLUTCH: a parabolic, post-apocalyptic murder mystery penned by Associate Artistic Director Gus Krieger. Look for The Merchant of Venice this July.

OF PEOPLE AND NOT THINGS

theatre · distance over time theatre · Ages 13+ · United States
This is the way the world ends: with an intimate apocalypse. Two people struggle to unearth meaning in the events that brought them to this room. Part mystery, part love story, their subjective accounts ask the audience to determine where truth lies. "Beautiful and evocative" - Cincinnati City Beat
This is the way the world ends: with an intimate apocalypse. Two people struggle to unearth meaning in the events that brought them to this room. Part mystery, part love story, their subjective accounts ask the audience to determine where truth lies. "Beautiful and evocative" - Cincinnati City Beat

TOP THAT!

theatre · be flat productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
You loved them as kids! Now join the cast of the hit TV show "Pancakes, ah YES!" for their 10-Year Reunion, a fun-filled weekend of nostalgia, one-upmanship, relapses, and maybe even redemption. Growing up is hard!
You loved them as kids! Now join the cast of the hit TV show "Pancakes, ah YES!" for their 10-Year Reunion, a fun-filled weekend of nostalgia, one-upmanship, relapses, and maybe even redemption. Growing up is hard!

The medicine you need!

This show... "... is soul medicine, powerful and healing.... it assaults our comfort with a fierceness that would make Antonin Artaud and Berthold Brecht proud.” -Mark Hein "... is the beautiful medicine you need.” – Scathach Cotter

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Five Pieces of Paper

How do you tell a story about the Holocaust without it being overwhelming? You sing in Yiddish, act, tell stories, puppeteer, clown, and bake... “Beautifully courageous and authentic performance. I laughed, I cried, and I was deeply moved.”

Horny! the Musical

Satyrs and nymphs crash the party when a woman sprouts horns right before her high-society wedding. As the horns grow, so do new...feelings. A Modern Greek Satyr Play.