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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.

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.

DEATH AND TOM

ensemble theatre · moorpark college · Ages 15+ · United States
Thomas wakes on an empty shore. He meets death, and they play cards on a boat.
Thomas wakes on an empty shore. He meets death, and they play cards on a boat.

SEX, LIES, AND SOCIAL MEDIA

ensemble theatre · the alliance of los angeles playwrights (alap) · Ages 15+ · United States
Funny, sexy, outrageous, touching... just a few of the words to describe the 5 short plays in "Sex, Lies, and Social Media." Dan Berkowitz, Ron Burch, Elin Hampton, Lorin Howard, and Mary Steelsmith are the playwrights. Bring your mobile devices: at this show, we want you to leave your phones ON...
Funny, sexy, outrageous, touching... just a few of the words to describe the 5 short plays in "Sex, Lies, and Social Media." Dan Berkowitz, Ron Burch, Elin Hampton, Lorin Howard, and Mary Steelsmith are the playwrights. Bring your mobile devices: at this show, we want you to leave your phones ON...

KHARMFUL CHARMS OF DANIIL KHARMS

cabaret & variety · artel · Ages 16+ · United States
Ladies and gentlemen, don your moustaches to an evening of not-so-innocent pranks and antics, vignettes and dreamlike incidents, as the St. Petersburg eccentric Daniil Kharms meets ARTEL’s unique brand of clownpunk. KCDK is a Russian absurdist comedy at its most illogical, violent and hilarious.
Ladies and gentlemen, don your moustaches to an evening of not-so-innocent pranks and antics, vignettes and dreamlike incidents, as the St. Petersburg eccentric Daniil Kharms meets ARTEL’s unique brand of clownpunk. KCDK is a Russian absurdist comedy at its most illogical, violent and hilarious.

HONESTLY, OK- THE SEMI-TRUE STORY OF A GIRL AND HER SHOES

ensemble theatre · greatest day of lives productions- lauren stone and nicole dominguez · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
Honestly, Ok is a hilarious, cruel view one woman's struggle to find a home and make a life for herself.
Honestly, Ok is a hilarious, cruel view one woman's struggle to find a home and make a life for herself.

BEYOND - SCHACHNER VS. SCHACHNER

solo performance · abby schachner · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
Schachner Vs. Schachner the feel-bad comedy about family, identity and attempted murder is BACK! "Tragic" "Hilarious" "Heartbreaking" Saturday, October 8th, 8:30pm Friday, October 28th, 7pm Studio C 6448 Santa Monica Blvd. Feel the Love!
Schachner Vs. Schachner the feel-bad comedy about family, identity and attempted murder is BACK! "Tragic" "Hilarious" "Heartbreaking" Saturday, October 8th, 8:30pm Friday, October 28th, 7pm Studio C 6448 Santa Monica Blvd. Feel the Love!

FEAST

comedy · tba · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
The world premiere event of 2014 from Dylan-Mark Wallace. A new horror-comedy about respecting your elders, fatherly duties, motherly love, food and family.
The world premiere event of 2014 from Dylan-Mark Wallace. A new horror-comedy about respecting your elders, fatherly duties, motherly love, food and family.

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.

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.

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.

ANIMAL STORIES

ensemble theatre · brand new theatre · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
In an inpatient stay at a mental institution, Carla Waters undergoes therapy for a recent loss. Carla struggles to understand herself and others, and discern what’s real or not. A presentation of USC’s premier student group, Brand New Theatre, this is an experimental play by Molly Sharpe.
In an inpatient stay at a mental institution, Carla Waters undergoes therapy for a recent loss. Carla struggles to understand herself and others, and discern what’s real or not. A presentation of USC’s premier student group, Brand New Theatre, this is an experimental play by Molly Sharpe.

VENGEANCE CAN WAIT

ensemble theatre · kuro productions · Ages 18+ · United States
Vengeance Can Wait navigates Japanese sub-culture as it charts a different kind of love story. Dark, twisted, and touching, odd roommates come to understand the "kinks" in their relationship.
Vengeance Can Wait navigates Japanese sub-culture as it charts a different kind of love story. Dark, twisted, and touching, odd roommates come to understand the "kinks" in their relationship.

DOLORES

ensemble theatre · dolores and co · Ages 18+ · United States
Written by Edward Allan Baker, Dolores is a brutally dark comedy about two sisters drawn together by shared experiences. Dolores will star Michelle Campbell and Leah Patterson. Jeneffa Soldatic, a lifetime member of The Actor’s Studio, will direct. Joy Dabbs will serve as stage manager.
Written by Edward Allan Baker, Dolores is a brutally dark comedy about two sisters drawn together by shared experiences. Dolores will star Michelle Campbell and Leah Patterson. Jeneffa Soldatic, a lifetime member of The Actor’s Studio, will direct. Joy Dabbs will serve as stage manager.

IMPROVISATION

ensemble theatre · heartland plays · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
Hidden agendas reveal potential truths that gravely affect the relationships and sanity of three women in an acting exercise challenging the audience to separate truth from fiction regarding friendship, marriage, family, love, abuse and betrayal.
Hidden agendas reveal potential truths that gravely affect the relationships and sanity of three women in an acting exercise challenging the audience to separate truth from fiction regarding friendship, marriage, family, love, abuse and betrayal.