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.

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.

WHITE HOT

ensemble theatre · the vagrancy · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · United States
"WHITE HOT is...a buried cesspool of self-loathing and unseemly, sadistic yearnings in love."-New York Theatre Review. The Vagrancy presents the Los Angeles Premiere of Tommy Smith’s WHITE HOT. This dark, psychological thriller explores sexual deviance and hope.
"WHITE HOT is...a buried cesspool of self-loathing and unseemly, sadistic yearnings in love."-New York Theatre Review. The Vagrancy presents the Los Angeles Premiere of Tommy Smith’s WHITE HOT. This dark, psychological thriller explores sexual deviance and hope.

BREATHING DEEPER

ensemble theatre · brannonfriasproductions · Ages 16+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
Breathing Deeper is a story that test two mens against a reality that seduces the strength of their good will.
Breathing Deeper is a story that test two mens against a reality that seduces the strength of their good will.

"THE LOVER" BY HAROLD PINTER

ensemble theatre · the smith and martin company · Ages 12+ · United States
Sarah's afternoon lover never threatened her marriage to Richard. Everyone was happy with the balance of things, until today... Suddenly, the relationship has become dangerously unbalanced and threatens to permanently change all three characters.
Sarah's afternoon lover never threatened her marriage to Richard. Everyone was happy with the balance of things, until today... Suddenly, the relationship has become dangerously unbalanced and threatens to permanently change all three characters.

EXPERIMENT

ensemble theatre · actors circle ensemble · Ages 15+ · United States
What would you do if you had to kill for survival? This is the question that two lone prisoners must face in an isolated cell in the not too distant future. "Experiment" was recently performed at South Coast Repertory's SRCramble Series and the LA Examiner called it "Riveting!"
What would you do if you had to kill for survival? This is the question that two lone prisoners must face in an isolated cell in the not too distant future. "Experiment" was recently performed at South Coast Repertory's SRCramble Series and the LA Examiner called it "Riveting!"

THE INTERVIEW

ensemble theatre · the open fist · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
The Interview is a dark comedy in the tradition of the existential theater of the absurd. A US citizen in under rendition. An examination of torture, guns, the Catholic church and the endless cycle of man's inhumanity to man. It's a comedy. Violence and Strong language.
The Interview is a dark comedy in the tradition of the existential theater of the absurd. A US citizen in under rendition. An examination of torture, guns, the Catholic church and the endless cycle of man's inhumanity to man. It's a comedy. Violence and Strong language.

IAMAFEST 2013

ensemble theatre · iama theatre company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
IAMAFest is an festival of new one-acts and premieres, featuring both known, established talent and new, emerging voices. Featuring BELA LUGOSI IS DEAD by Jim Macdonald, SINGLE by Ivana Shein, WHAT A PILL by Chiara Atik, and MONTANA by Louise Munson.
IAMAFest is an festival of new one-acts and premieres, featuring both known, established talent and new, emerging voices. Featuring BELA LUGOSI IS DEAD by Jim Macdonald, SINGLE by Ivana Shein, WHAT A PILL by Chiara Atik, and MONTANA by Louise Munson.

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!

BONEYARD AND TALISMAN

ensemble theatre · elephant theatre company · world premiere · United States
Boneyard and Talisman explore the destructive power of greed and the apocalypse in these two one acts by Timothy McNeil, directed by Award-Winning director Dave Fofi and featuring performances by Kate Huffman, Timothy McNeil, and Joe Tomasini.
Boneyard and Talisman explore the destructive power of greed and the apocalypse in these two one acts by Timothy McNeil, directed by Award-Winning director Dave Fofi and featuring performances by Kate Huffman, Timothy McNeil, and Joe Tomasini.

BRILLIANT TRACES

ensemble theatre · theatre before saddle · Ages 6+ · family friendly · United States
Brilliant Traces, by Cindy Lou Johnson, is a play about a woman who finds herself at the doorstep of a reclusive young man in the middle of the Alaskan Wilderness, just days after she was supposed to be married. Starring Riley Rose Critchlow, Clay Elliott and directed by Nick Zayas.
Brilliant Traces, by Cindy Lou Johnson, is a play about a woman who finds herself at the doorstep of a reclusive young man in the middle of the Alaskan Wilderness, just days after she was supposed to be married. Starring Riley Rose Critchlow, Clay Elliott and directed by Nick Zayas.

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.

SUNNY AFTERNOON

ensemble theatre · the gangbusters theatre company · Ages 11+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
An original play in 86 minutes, based on the forty-eight hours Lee Harvey Oswald was in the custody of Dallas Homicide Captain William J. Fritz - where they discuss; Van Heflin, Russia, Coca-Cola, Jim Brown, the AFL, backyard photographs & Friday afternoon in Dealy Plaza.
An original play in 86 minutes, based on the forty-eight hours Lee Harvey Oswald was in the custody of Dallas Homicide Captain William J. Fritz - where they discuss; Van Heflin, Russia, Coca-Cola, Jim Brown, the AFL, backyard photographs & Friday afternoon in Dealy Plaza.

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.

LUNA NOCTILUCA

ensemble theatre · concupiscence productions · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States
This ain't yo' momma's Salome! Ancient characters collide with an inner-city strip club to shatter your notions of civilization. "This is where we live: in the lush, disorderly fullness of the flesh."
This ain't yo' momma's Salome! Ancient characters collide with an inner-city strip club to shatter your notions of civilization. "This is where we live: in the lush, disorderly fullness of the flesh."