CATHERINE: JANE AUSTEN'S NORTHANGER ABBEY IN TODAY'S L.A.

ensemble theatre · ray burley productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
Jane Austen's first novel relates the comical tale of imaginative Catherine's first venture into the big city. In this adaptation, the city is L.A., and Catherine must find her way through fickle friendships, unwanted lovers, grisly suspicions, and false rumors. Love is tested; integrity prevails.
Jane Austen's first novel relates the comical tale of imaginative Catherine's first venture into the big city. In this adaptation, the city is L.A., and Catherine must find her way through fickle friendships, unwanted lovers, grisly suspicions, and false rumors. Love is tested; integrity prevails.

SUICIDE NOTES: IN THEIR OWN WORDS

ensemble theatre · combined artform · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
A cast of 4 read real suicide notes, ranging from Kurt Cobain to war veterans, victims of bullying and members of the LGBT community. In the vein of “Vagina Monologues” and “Love Letters”. A portion of the proceeds go to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
A cast of 4 read real suicide notes, ranging from Kurt Cobain to war veterans, victims of bullying and members of the LGBT community. In the vein of “Vagina Monologues” and “Love Letters”. A portion of the proceeds go to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

4D6 LIFE

ensemble theatre · cdc dramatics · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Life is more than a roll of the dice. 4D6 Life is a play about expectations, diversity, fortitude, PUPPETS and life choices. It is a world where character traits are determined by a roll of a dice and pre-written prejudices.
Life is more than a roll of the dice. 4D6 Life is a play about expectations, diversity, fortitude, PUPPETS and life choices. It is a world where character traits are determined by a roll of a dice and pre-written prejudices.

SUNSHINE BY WILLIAM MASTROSIMONE

ensemble theatre · the gangbusters theatre company · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · United States of America
Isolated behind plexiglass, peep show star Sunshine talks dirty to her customers, but longs for a deeper connection. One rainy night she jumps from her husband’s van, seeking refuge behind disillusioned paramedic Nelson’s window. Two lost souls bare their wounds in the search for dangerous intimacy.
Isolated behind plexiglass, peep show star Sunshine talks dirty to her customers, but longs for a deeper connection. One rainy night she jumps from her husband’s van, seeking refuge behind disillusioned paramedic Nelson’s window. Two lost souls bare their wounds in the search for dangerous intimacy.

SLEEPING AROUND

ensemble theatre · theatre unleashed · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Sex is easy. Love is hard. Sleeping Around interweaves the stories of nine very different people searching for intimacy and all connected by sex, relationships and the sometimes hysterical, sometimes crushing emotional baggage of both.
Sex is easy. Love is hard. Sleeping Around interweaves the stories of nine very different people searching for intimacy and all connected by sex, relationships and the sometimes hysterical, sometimes crushing emotional baggage of both.

THE HOUSE BY THE SWAMP

ensemble theatre · cerise films · Ages 12+ · world premiere · Poland
In a land torn by civil war, Lila is taking care of a retired doctor, until rebels take over the house that used to be a hospital. A tale of love vs. war, the right to bodily integrity for all beings and the process of individuation through a psychedelic journey and the power of nature.
In a land torn by civil war, Lila is taking care of a retired doctor, until rebels take over the house that used to be a hospital. A tale of love vs. war, the right to bodily integrity for all beings and the process of individuation through a psychedelic journey and the power of nature.

SPLIT/SCREEN

ensemble theatre · one trick dog* · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Kit, an athletic young man, is injured after a mountain-climbing accident while in Jaipur, and finds himself in a wheelchair, which sets off a series of even greater adventures during his hospital stay.
Kit, an athletic young man, is injured after a mountain-climbing accident while in Jaipur, and finds himself in a wheelchair, which sets off a series of even greater adventures during his hospital stay.

5 SIRENS: BEWARE OF ROCKS

ensemble theatre · 5 sirens · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
It's one show of five 10-minute plays about miscommunication and the longing for connection. Subjects range from sporty nerds, sub-dom relationships and aliens to surrealistic challenges and panic attacks! We're the 5 SIRENS, five female playwrights, and we will captivate you with our songs.
It's one show of five 10-minute plays about miscommunication and the longing for connection. Subjects range from sporty nerds, sub-dom relationships and aliens to surrealistic challenges and panic attacks! We're the 5 SIRENS, five female playwrights, and we will captivate you with our songs.

"ON TIDY ENDINGS"

ensemble theatre · mmmkay productions · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States of America
Whose loss is it anyway? That's the bone of contention between a gay man and a straight woman who meet to straighten up loose ends after the death of the man they both loved. This is a study of how the universal situation of losing a loved one took on unique new qualities in the context of AIDS.
Whose loss is it anyway? That's the bone of contention between a gay man and a straight woman who meet to straighten up loose ends after the death of the man they both loved. This is a study of how the universal situation of losing a loved one took on unique new qualities in the context of AIDS.

NEOLOGUES

ensemble theatre · neo ensemble theatre · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Neo Ensemble Theatre presents a variety of professional actors doing a variety of short, primarily original, monologues. What's better than variety? Come play with us!
Neo Ensemble Theatre presents a variety of professional actors doing a variety of short, primarily original, monologues. What's better than variety? Come play with us!

THE CELLAR

ensemble theatre · nbt productions · Ages 30+ · world premiere · United States of America
There are fewer things more dreaded in the civilized world than being at a party your ex. That is until, you get locked in the wine cellar downstairs alone with your ex. Come voyeur in on two peoples most raw and private moments as they battle through the scars left by their break up.
There are fewer things more dreaded in the civilized world than being at a party your ex. That is until, you get locked in the wine cellar downstairs alone with your ex. Come voyeur in on two peoples most raw and private moments as they battle through the scars left by their break up.

TULELAKE

ensemble theatre · smctc · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
Cultures clash- Revolutions fought- Nature caught in the crossfire of human conflict. Tulelake explores the political, cultural, and social unrest and violence that has taken place in Tule Lake, CA over the past 150 years. Movement and projections intertwine in this inspiring, modern myth.
Cultures clash- Revolutions fought- Nature caught in the crossfire of human conflict. Tulelake explores the political, cultural, and social unrest and violence that has taken place in Tule Lake, CA over the past 150 years. Movement and projections intertwine in this inspiring, modern myth.

INDIANS IN A BOX: STORIES FROM THE INDIAN BOARDING SCHOOL

ensemble theatre · native voices at the autry · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States of America
Based on first person narratives, videos and historical documents, this collection of stories depicts the reality and repercussions of the American Indian Boarding School system from the late 1800's to the present, the effects of which can still be felt today.
Based on first person narratives, videos and historical documents, this collection of stories depicts the reality and repercussions of the American Indian Boarding School system from the late 1800's to the present, the effects of which can still be felt today.

THE BLACKS: A CLOWN SHOW

ensemble theatre · orig-o-nal theatre company · Ages 15+ · United States of America
THE BLACKS: A CLOWN SHOW, is a lyrical, ritualistic farce. In our play within a play an all-black troupe experiences the plight of the individual vs. group mentality.Do you see someone as they truly are or how you've depicted them to be based on an idea?
THE BLACKS: A CLOWN SHOW, is a lyrical, ritualistic farce. In our play within a play an all-black troupe experiences the plight of the individual vs. group mentality.Do you see someone as they truly are or how you've depicted them to be based on an idea?

CLYBOURNE PARK

ensemble theatre · stage against the machine · United States of America
STAGED READING! Clybourne Park is a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play written by Bruce Norris. Set in the city of Chicago in 1959 (Part 1) and 2009 (Part 2), the play "applies a modern twist to the issues of race and housing and aspirations for a better life."
STAGED READING! Clybourne Park is a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play written by Bruce Norris. Set in the city of Chicago in 1959 (Part 1) and 2009 (Part 2), the play "applies a modern twist to the issues of race and housing and aspirations for a better life."