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GHOST LIGHT

theatre · the visceral company · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · United States
On Halloween night, four college students meet in a purportedly haunted theatre for some holiday fun. Are the ghost stories about the place just urban legends that lend themselves to pranks... or could they actually be true? The theatre itself becomes a character in this spooky environmental play.
On Halloween night, four college students meet in a purportedly haunted theatre for some holiday fun. Are the ghost stories about the place just urban legends that lend themselves to pranks... or could they actually be true? The theatre itself becomes a character in this spooky environmental play.

TAPE

theatre · identity productions · Ages 18+ · United States
Ten years after their high-school graduation, Jon and Vince find themselves in a Michigan motel room coming face to face with past transgressions. TAPE asks the question: who decides your truth? Featuring: Jason Karasev, Donald Rizzo, and Juliana Long Tyson. Directed by: Elissa Weinzimmer.
Ten years after their high-school graduation, Jon and Vince find themselves in a Michigan motel room coming face to face with past transgressions. TAPE asks the question: who decides your truth? Featuring: Jason Karasev, Donald Rizzo, and Juliana Long Tyson. Directed by: Elissa Weinzimmer.

ASAP FABLES

theatre · moving arts · Ages 0+ · family friendly · United States
ASAP FABLES is back with more instant and original tales! Join us as teams of theatre artists solve merciless production challenges and oddball instructions on the grounds of the legendary Hollywood United Methodist Church. This FREE event is FUNTASTIC for audiences of ALL AGES! WWW.MOVINGARTS.ORG
ASAP FABLES is back with more instant and original tales! Join us as teams of theatre artists solve merciless production challenges and oddball instructions on the grounds of the legendary Hollywood United Methodist Church. This FREE event is FUNTASTIC for audiences of ALL AGES! WWW.MOVINGARTS.ORG

BLOOD FRUIT

theatre · spoken word festival · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States
This one-man comedy tells the autobiographical story of Majd Murad as he comes to terms with his homosexuality and finds the courage to come out to his Catholic Iraqi family, despite the fear of being killed for his "choice." Voted Best of the Hollywood Fringe 2011.
This one-man comedy tells the autobiographical story of Majd Murad as he comes to terms with his homosexuality and finds the courage to come out to his Catholic Iraqi family, despite the fear of being killed for his "choice." Voted Best of the Hollywood Fringe 2011.

TOMAHAWK

theatre · fringe festival players · Ages 12+ · United States
“Tomahawk,” a play by James Domine, mixes episodes of love, war, lust and betrayal into a counterpoint of governmental subterfuge, police brutality, missing beer and drunken buffoonery as the conflicting emotions of youth evolve into the delusional quandary of middle-age.
“Tomahawk,” a play by James Domine, mixes episodes of love, war, lust and betrayal into a counterpoint of governmental subterfuge, police brutality, missing beer and drunken buffoonery as the conflicting emotions of youth evolve into the delusional quandary of middle-age.

POOL (NO WATER) BY MARK RAVENHILL

theatre · monkey wrench collective · Ages 17+ · includes nudity · United States
A famous photographer suffers a horrific accident. As a group of her less successful friends rally around her in the hospital, an almost unthinkable plan starts to take shape: Could she be their next art project? Warning: Contains nudity, adult language and sexual situations.
A famous photographer suffers a horrific accident. As a group of her less successful friends rally around her in the hospital, an almost unthinkable plan starts to take shape: Could she be their next art project? Warning: Contains nudity, adult language and sexual situations.

GLENNIE & MAPLE BREAK UP

theatre · sewer socialist productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Funny, sad, angry, affectionate and poignant, GLENNIE & MAPLE BREAK UP dramatizes the fight(s) two headstrong people must make (or, sometimes, have) just to stay together. Can they have a relationship, even when they aren't in one?
Funny, sad, angry, affectionate and poignant, GLENNIE & MAPLE BREAK UP dramatizes the fight(s) two headstrong people must make (or, sometimes, have) just to stay together. Can they have a relationship, even when they aren't in one?

INTERNMENT

theatre · 2-11-90 · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
How much would you sacrifice to pursue a dream? Intern trainees at the busiest television casting office in Los Angeles are about to find out, as they are led on a wild and unforgettable training day by a hotshot casting director, a street tough from Brooklyn, and a RADA-trained Brit.
How much would you sacrifice to pursue a dream? Intern trainees at the busiest television casting office in Los Angeles are about to find out, as they are led on a wild and unforgettable training day by a hotshot casting director, a street tough from Brooklyn, and a RADA-trained Brit.

FOLLOW

theatre · michael patrick spillers · Ages 10+ · United States
Marcus is getting married. He wants an old-fashioned wedding, at the inner-city Black church where he was raised. But there's one problem... Marcus is marrying another man. In a time of boycotts and culture wars, at the intersection between civil rights and gay rights, which road will you follow?
Marcus is getting married. He wants an old-fashioned wedding, at the inner-city Black church where he was raised. But there's one problem... Marcus is marrying another man. In a time of boycotts and culture wars, at the intersection between civil rights and gay rights, which road will you follow?

THE BLACK GLASS

theatre · padua playwrights and the open fist theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
A blistering and darkly comedic deconstruction of corporate power in the age of Occupy Wall Street and internet porn. After hours, in an office in downtown Los Angeles, Bentham offers his daughter to the sinister McGivern in return for the CEO position at his LA-based corporation.
A blistering and darkly comedic deconstruction of corporate power in the age of Occupy Wall Street and internet porn. After hours, in an office in downtown Los Angeles, Bentham offers his daughter to the sinister McGivern in return for the CEO position at his LA-based corporation.

O!EDIPUS

theatre · junglee inc · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
A World War 2 allied prisoner of war camp. A British Colonel, an American Flight Lieutenant and Sikh Sepoy must perform a production of Oedipus. But without a copy of the text and a common world-view, madness inevitably ensues! A ridiculous CLOWN-DRAMA performed by 3 trained buffoons!
A World War 2 allied prisoner of war camp. A British Colonel, an American Flight Lieutenant and Sikh Sepoy must perform a production of Oedipus. But without a copy of the text and a common world-view, madness inevitably ensues! A ridiculous CLOWN-DRAMA performed by 3 trained buffoons!

POE AND MATHEWS: A MISADVENTURE IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE

theatre · brian kuwabara and emily windler · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United States
Poe and Mathews are an unlikely duo. Once shipwrecked on a deserted island they realize the only thing they have in common is getting on each other’s nerves. Will they survive or kill each other trying? Find out in this absurd clown show! “Laurel and Hardy waiting for Godot” - King Rivers Life Mag.
Poe and Mathews are an unlikely duo. Once shipwrecked on a deserted island they realize the only thing they have in common is getting on each other’s nerves. Will they survive or kill each other trying? Find out in this absurd clown show! “Laurel and Hardy waiting for Godot” - King Rivers Life Mag.

QUEERDO - SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT

theatre · ehrin marlow · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
An auto-biographical one man show, about an anxious, avocado eating, Christmas carol singing, pill popping, sexually repressed twenty-something who farted. Written by Ehrin Marlow. Directed by Bjorn Johnson
An auto-biographical one man show, about an anxious, avocado eating, Christmas carol singing, pill popping, sexually repressed twenty-something who farted. Written by Ehrin Marlow. Directed by Bjorn Johnson

FLESH EATING TIGER

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · United States
Vicious dark humor chronicles an affair under the influence in this Los Angeles premiere from writer/director Amy Tofte. He struggles with sobriety, She's dependent on his affection.
Vicious dark humor chronicles an affair under the influence in this Los Angeles premiere from writer/director Amy Tofte. He struggles with sobriety, She's dependent on his affection.

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

theatre · black swan youth theatre · Ages 10+ · family friendly · United States
Black Swan Youth Theatre's cast of Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" brilliantly portrays each character in this classic and witty Oscar Wilde play. Audiences are sure to love this madcap farce that never goes out of style.
Black Swan Youth Theatre's cast of Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" brilliantly portrays each character in this classic and witty Oscar Wilde play. Audiences are sure to love this madcap farce that never goes out of style.