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.

RONNIE BRIXTON - THE BEST OF BRITISH BOXING

ensemble theatre · john f. smith inc. · Ages 10+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Top BBC Boxing commentator Ronnie Brixton takes the stage to address his fans - promising an intimate, witty exposé of the macho world of British Boxing, his life as the son of revered trainer "King George" Brixton, and the secret origin of not only the tabloid rumors, but his very identity.
Top BBC Boxing commentator Ronnie Brixton takes the stage to address his fans - promising an intimate, witty exposé of the macho world of British Boxing, his life as the son of revered trainer "King George" Brixton, and the secret origin of not only the tabloid rumors, but his very identity.

A LIGHT ROMP THROUGH THE MINEFIELD OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

ensemble theatre · rhombus ensemble · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Sexual harassment is so 2017, isn't it? Are there good guys? This plucky one-act exploits the comedy in a good old fashioned sexual harassment lawsuit. John is a mediocre lawyer with a hard core love obsession with his ex-wife and a small penchant for dick pics. Hilarity ensues!
Sexual harassment is so 2017, isn't it? Are there good guys? This plucky one-act exploits the comedy in a good old fashioned sexual harassment lawsuit. John is a mediocre lawyer with a hard core love obsession with his ex-wife and a small penchant for dick pics. Hilarity ensues!

TROJAN WOMEN

ensemble theatre · project nongenue · Ages 15+ · family friendly · United States of America
In perhaps the first recorded piece of theater in the western canon that passes the Bechdel test, Euripdes tells a story of women stronger than Gods. Using movement, language, and contemporary vision, Project Nongenue’s Trojan Women tackles building community in times of violence.
In perhaps the first recorded piece of theater in the western canon that passes the Bechdel test, Euripdes tells a story of women stronger than Gods. Using movement, language, and contemporary vision, Project Nongenue’s Trojan Women tackles building community in times of violence.

YELLOW WALLPAPER

ensemble theatre · denise m. barrett · Ages 8+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
A woman in 1950's America is taken to a remote Victorian house to recover from her nerves, only to descend slowly in to madness by the torturing wallpaper she has to endure and the woman haunting her. A blend of live performance and animation.
A woman in 1950's America is taken to a remote Victorian house to recover from her nerves, only to descend slowly in to madness by the torturing wallpaper she has to endure and the woman haunting her. A blend of live performance and animation.

FORT HUACHUCA

ensemble theatre · ailema sousa · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
World War II. Arizona. African American nurses arrive on an army base camp. Join Mayvee, Marjorie, Georgia, Elinor, and Thelma on their journey as they face the biggest challenge of their lives.
World War II. Arizona. African American nurses arrive on an army base camp. Join Mayvee, Marjorie, Georgia, Elinor, and Thelma on their journey as they face the biggest challenge of their lives.

KNOWNO’S - #FIXMYSHITUATION

ensemble theatre · rawchattruths · Ages 17+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
NO has found her long lost meaning.
NO has found her long lost meaning.

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.

SAM SHEPARD & JOSEPH CHAIKIN'S SAVAGE LOVE

ensemble theatre · girl trip productions · United States of America
Shepard and Chaiken penned these real and imagined moments about romantic love and the closeness and distance between lovers. Savage Love steps through raw, relatable, shared moments— the difficulty of expressing tenderness, the dread of being replaced, or the intimacy of watching a lover sleep.
Shepard and Chaiken penned these real and imagined moments about romantic love and the closeness and distance between lovers. Savage Love steps through raw, relatable, shared moments— the difficulty of expressing tenderness, the dread of being replaced, or the intimacy of watching a lover sleep.

THE GRAY

ensemble theatre · the ladyparts collective · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Inspired by interviews with the L.A. college community, THE GRAY by The LadyParts Collective follows a student as she navigates the aftermath of sexual assault. This production, featuring students and alumni of Moorpark College, shows how this script can be used to spark a dialogue on any campus.
Inspired by interviews with the L.A. college community, THE GRAY by The LadyParts Collective follows a student as she navigates the aftermath of sexual assault. This production, featuring students and alumni of Moorpark College, shows how this script can be used to spark a dialogue on any campus.

THE OBAMA EFFECT

ensemble theatre · the marshall studio · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
The Obama Effect is a one act play that deals with how Barack Obama changed the conversation in America from the time he announced that he was running for President up until his victory.
The Obama Effect is a one act play that deals with how Barack Obama changed the conversation in America from the time he announced that he was running for President up until his victory.

EXPECTATIONS HIGH

ensemble theatre · take the stage long beach · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
By Teens, For Teens (and anyone who has ever been a teen). Overheard humor, rumor, drama, trauma, bromance, romance and karma during passing periods in high school.
By Teens, For Teens (and anyone who has ever been a teen). Overheard humor, rumor, drama, trauma, bromance, romance and karma during passing periods in high school.

ESCALATION D: A LOVE STORY

ensemble theatre · midnight central theatre co. · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Devised from true life experiences of the company members, Escalation D explores the spectrum of consent, from the seemingly innocuous platinums to the life altering deep dark grays. You will laugh, you will cry, you might need a drink --- but our hope is to inspire respectful discourse.
Devised from true life experiences of the company members, Escalation D explores the spectrum of consent, from the seemingly innocuous platinums to the life altering deep dark grays. You will laugh, you will cry, you might need a drink --- but our hope is to inspire respectful discourse.

BLIND SPOTS

ensemble theatre · dalton-pawle productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
In Colette Freedman’s BLIND SPOTS, politics become personal when the homophobic, reactionary president of a small New England college tries to quiet her sister’s poison pen by blackmailing her, leading to a showdown in which dark family secrets are exposed.
In Colette Freedman’s BLIND SPOTS, politics become personal when the homophobic, reactionary president of a small New England college tries to quiet her sister’s poison pen by blackmailing her, leading to a showdown in which dark family secrets are exposed.

NARCOLEPSY, INC

ensemble theatre · third rail alive · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Speculative fiction set in a theocratic state where sleep and dreams are policed and manufactured by the multinational, Narcolepsy, Inc. whose chief scientist and engineer, a queer Black woman, is under house arrest for selling company secrets.
Speculative fiction set in a theocratic state where sleep and dreams are policed and manufactured by the multinational, Narcolepsy, Inc. whose chief scientist and engineer, a queer Black woman, is under house arrest for selling company secrets.