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FAT PIG

ensemble theatre · anglertheatre · Ages 14+ · United States
Cow. Slob. Pig. How many insults can you hear before defending the woman you love? Tom faces that question when he falls for Helen- a funny, sexy woman who happens to be plus-sized. Forced to dissect his views on beauty & value, Tom has to decide what dictates who he loves.. society or his heart?
Cow. Slob. Pig. How many insults can you hear before defending the woman you love? Tom faces that question when he falls for Helen- a funny, sexy woman who happens to be plus-sized. Forced to dissect his views on beauty & value, Tom has to decide what dictates who he loves.. society or his heart?

TODDLER BANGS AMERICA

comedy · the ed goodmans · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
If the multi-national corporation were a real person, what would they be like? Toddler Bangs.
If the multi-national corporation were a real person, what would they be like? Toddler Bangs.

THE WAKE

solo performance · bam · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Love and loss nearly always intertwine, but never as closely as when you discover your one true love is a dead body. A candid dark comedy about learning which things (and people) to bury. From the creator of the 2012 Hollywood Fringe solo hit “This Vicious Minute.”
Love and loss nearly always intertwine, but never as closely as when you discover your one true love is a dead body. A candid dark comedy about learning which things (and people) to bury. From the creator of the 2012 Hollywood Fringe solo hit “This Vicious Minute.”

WHEN I WAS SACRED

ensemble theatre · spinster daisy productions · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
There's a sinister cafe deep in the Hades of Northeast LA, where blood is for coffee and revenge served iced.
There's a sinister cafe deep in the Hades of Northeast LA, where blood is for coffee and revenge served iced.

DO NOT DISTURB

ensemble theatre · theatre of note · Ages 14+ · United States
Not for the weak or the faint of heart, Do Not Disturb is an equal-opportunity boundary-breaker which provides something to disturb every sensibility. This night takes you to the edge of madness then gives you a shove.
Not for the weak or the faint of heart, Do Not Disturb is an equal-opportunity boundary-breaker which provides something to disturb every sensibility. This night takes you to the edge of madness then gives you a shove.

REBORNING BY ZAYD DOHRN

ensemble theatre · curious beast theatre co · Ages 16+ · United States
A dark comedy about life-like baby dolls, latex, and phallus. Two artists, Kelly and Daizy, use their skills to fill the void of those in need. A demanding client may be the key to Kelly's past, as the story unfolds she discovers the path to her own REBORNING.
A dark comedy about life-like baby dolls, latex, and phallus. Two artists, Kelly and Daizy, use their skills to fill the void of those in need. A demanding client may be the key to Kelly's past, as the story unfolds she discovers the path to her own REBORNING.

AMMO

ensemble theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Lock 'n Load America! Tales from a gun obsessed country.
Lock 'n Load America! Tales from a gun obsessed country.

TELENOVELA WIVES OF PANCHO VILLA

comedy · portable currency · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Will Pancho make it to the Casa Mayor in time to surprise the niños on Christmas? Pay a holiday visit to the home of the Mexican Revolution’s biggest star, Pancho Villa, and his many wives and children. Pancho is a distant papi, Doña Luz is his forever first wife and María serves all.
Will Pancho make it to the Casa Mayor in time to surprise the niños on Christmas? Pay a holiday visit to the home of the Mexican Revolution’s biggest star, Pancho Villa, and his many wives and children. Pancho is a distant papi, Doña Luz is his forever first wife and María serves all.

BRONIES: THE MUSICAL

musicals and operas · oddbird theatricals · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
A new musical from the award-winning creative team of The Real Housekeepers of Studio City. Bronies: The Musical is the story of three outsiders who find purpose, meaning, love - and each other - all thanks to cartoon ponies.
A new musical from the award-winning creative team of The Real Housekeepers of Studio City. Bronies: The Musical is the story of three outsiders who find purpose, meaning, love - and each other - all thanks to cartoon ponies.

MAGNUM OPUS THEATRE PRESENTS

the magnum players · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Nominated BEST COMEDY! OVATION RECOMMENDED! "GO"-LA Weekly! Untrained writers send their screenplays to Hollywood studios every day. We perform the worst live on stage. Word for word. We didn't change a thing. Honest!
Nominated BEST COMEDY! OVATION RECOMMENDED! "GO"-LA Weekly! Untrained writers send their screenplays to Hollywood studios every day. We perform the worst live on stage. Word for word. We didn't change a thing. Honest!

CHICKEN IN A BOX

ensemble theatre · nobones productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Owen has barricaded himself in his Chicago apartment. No one comes in. He never goes out. When Toby, his boisterous new neighbor, moves in across the hall, his routine is harshly disrupted. But what happens when all the walls come down and the real truth comes out? Who will end up saving who?
Owen has barricaded himself in his Chicago apartment. No one comes in. He never goes out. When Toby, his boisterous new neighbor, moves in across the hall, his routine is harshly disrupted. But what happens when all the walls come down and the real truth comes out? Who will end up saving who?

LIGATURE MARKS

comedy · gideon productions · Ages 15+ · United States
Jill can't live without Terry. So it's up to both of them—and Terry's favorite online multi-player game, NOIR—to make sure she never has to. LIGATURE MARKS charts a twisted romance between two of life's losers as they take one last shot to be something other than who they are. Noir/Comedy.
Jill can't live without Terry. So it's up to both of them—and Terry's favorite online multi-player game, NOIR—to make sure she never has to. LIGATURE MARKS charts a twisted romance between two of life's losers as they take one last shot to be something other than who they are. Noir/Comedy.

SCOOTER THOMAS MAKES IT TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD

ensemble theatre · kevin a shipp · United States
Dennis receives a call from his mother telling him that his best friend from boyhood, Scooter Thomas, has died. Dennis relives his memories with Scooter and explores the changes we never expect when we become adults.
Dennis receives a call from his mother telling him that his best friend from boyhood, Scooter Thomas, has died. Dennis relives his memories with Scooter and explores the changes we never expect when we become adults.

'DENTITY CRISIS

comedy · alexa-sascha lewin and selah victor · Ages 17+ · United States
Christopher Durang’s absurd comedy challenges our perceptions of sanity, sexuality and gender. Recovering from a nervous breakdown, Jane is nursed and nagged by her energetic and overwhelming mother, Edith Fromage, who claims to have invented cheese. I dentity, you dentity, he she or it dentities.
Christopher Durang’s absurd comedy challenges our perceptions of sanity, sexuality and gender. Recovering from a nervous breakdown, Jane is nursed and nagged by her energetic and overwhelming mother, Edith Fromage, who claims to have invented cheese. I dentity, you dentity, he she or it dentities.

THE NAVIGATOR

ensemble theatre · burning clown productions · United States
West coast premiere of the DRAMA DESK NOMINATED hit play! Dave’s out of work, drowning in debt, & his wife is threatening to leave. Suddenly, his car’s navigation system starts giving him the answers... to everything. NY Times Critic's Pick!
West coast premiere of the DRAMA DESK NOMINATED hit play! Dave’s out of work, drowning in debt, & his wife is threatening to leave. Suddenly, his car’s navigation system starts giving him the answers... to everything. NY Times Critic's Pick!

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