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THE BOX

paper tiger · Ages 14+ · United States of America
The night Stephen plans to propose to Alice, her father Cal shows up ahead of her to talk him out of it. When he gives Stephen a chance to prove himself, things spin wildly out of control. As Stephen tries to tell Alice what's happened, their relationships fatal flaws are brought out in full view.
The night Stephen plans to propose to Alice, her father Cal shows up ahead of her to talk him out of it. When he gives Stephen a chance to prove himself, things spin wildly out of control. As Stephen tries to tell Alice what's happened, their relationships fatal flaws are brought out in full view.

THIS WAS NEVER SUPPOSED TO BE A ONE WOMAN SHOW

bipolar fantasy squad · Ages 14+ · United States of America
Samantha’s comedy partner Brit died by suicide in the middle of writing a comedy show about mental illness for them to perform together. So… this is not that show! This is what that show became, performed by a comedian trying to figure out what she has to become now with out her sidekick.
Samantha’s comedy partner Brit died by suicide in the middle of writing a comedy show about mental illness for them to perform together. So… this is not that show! This is what that show became, performed by a comedian trying to figure out what she has to become now with out her sidekick.

FLAYED

josiah blount · Ages 18+ · United States of America
In conservative Southwest Virginia, a puritanical pastor attempts to deliver his first sermon, but is interrupted by the many obscene voices in his head. He must confront his theology, sexuality, and identity in order to finish his sermon and... to survive. Written & Performed by Josiah Blount.
In conservative Southwest Virginia, a puritanical pastor attempts to deliver his first sermon, but is interrupted by the many obscene voices in his head. He must confront his theology, sexuality, and identity in order to finish his sermon and... to survive. Written & Performed by Josiah Blount.

L.A. POETS: THERE IS SOMETHING WRONG WITH MY BRAIN

Drama · bill ratner, incorporated · Ages 12+ · United States of America
Leading L.A. poets Nicelle Davis, Bill Ratner, and Hanna Pachman feature in an evening of wild, mind-rushing, poetic vocal mystery live on-stage directed by Anthony Sannazzaro.
Leading L.A. poets Nicelle Davis, Bill Ratner, and Hanna Pachman feature in an evening of wild, mind-rushing, poetic vocal mystery live on-stage directed by Anthony Sannazzaro.

INFIERNO

zanni theatrics · Ages 14+ · United States of America
What if Dante's Inferno was real? What if it received a few modern updates? A few Latinx updates? That's exactly what we find as Deon goes through Hell on his own new personal mission to overcome grief and accept who he is, or, I suppose, who he was.
What if Dante's Inferno was real? What if it received a few modern updates? A few Latinx updates? That's exactly what we find as Deon goes through Hell on his own new personal mission to overcome grief and accept who he is, or, I suppose, who he was.

DREAM BIG

Drama · oh, sally productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
In this dark-comedy drama, a middle-aged woman, who feels she's failed at her life dreams, arranges a one-night stand before carrying out her final exit plan, only to discover the young gigolo she's hired shares the same disillusionments as she does.
In this dark-comedy drama, a middle-aged woman, who feels she's failed at her life dreams, arranges a one-night stand before carrying out her final exit plan, only to discover the young gigolo she's hired shares the same disillusionments as she does.

SPEED BUMP

Comedy · good dogma productions · Ages 12+ · United States of America
SPEED BUMP is a cutting-edge comedy by Jay Martel about two friends whose relationship starts to unravel because of an impeding speed bump on their street. An adult coming-of-age story about the literal and figurative barriers that currently divide us. With Martel & John Lehr. speedbumptheplay.com
SPEED BUMP is a cutting-edge comedy by Jay Martel about two friends whose relationship starts to unravel because of an impeding speed bump on their street. An adult coming-of-age story about the literal and figurative barriers that currently divide us. With Martel & John Lehr. speedbumptheplay.com

CALLING IN LOVE

Solo Show · caroline o'meara · Ages 18+ · United States of America
A call center call girl struggling to make in-person connections, discovers intimacy and requited love with a mannequin man she rescues from drowning.
A call center call girl struggling to make in-person connections, discovers intimacy and requited love with a mannequin man she rescues from drowning.

BINGO!

antimatter collective · Ages 13+ · United States of America
A disgruntled comedian struggles through an epic mental breakdown while calling the bingo game at an old folks' home. Featuring actual, interactive bingo!
A disgruntled comedian struggles through an epic mental breakdown while calling the bingo game at an old folks' home. Featuring actual, interactive bingo!

TRYING

Solo Show · chance lang · Ages 18+ · United States of America
TRYING is a dark cerebral comedy about a young man moving out of his apartment. After a life altering rejection, through grief, withdrawals, and a hand injury, in a seemingly hopeless moment, Bruce finds hope through pursuing what he loves. The question is; will he move out, and escape the mob?
TRYING is a dark cerebral comedy about a young man moving out of his apartment. After a life altering rejection, through grief, withdrawals, and a hand injury, in a seemingly hopeless moment, Bruce finds hope through pursuing what he loves. The question is; will he move out, and escape the mob?

IMPATIENT

Solo Show · 3oh1 films and cnt co-production · Ages 17+ · United States of America
In the first 48 hours of being placed in a Behavioral Health Rehab facility by her parents and soon to be ex-girlfriend, Caroline deflects therapists, psychologists, and nurse techs alike through humor, wit, and dazzling dissociation. Is it therapy or standup? You be the judge.
In the first 48 hours of being placed in a Behavioral Health Rehab facility by her parents and soon to be ex-girlfriend, Caroline deflects therapists, psychologists, and nurse techs alike through humor, wit, and dazzling dissociation. Is it therapy or standup? You be the judge.

DETROIT

Comedy · nothing ever happens productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
After a sold-out run in April, the LA premiere of Lisa D’Amour’s pulitzer-prize nominated play is here! Come experience this darkly hilarious and scorching examination of the so-called “American Dream," jolted to life by an award-winning cast
After a sold-out run in April, the LA premiere of Lisa D’Amour’s pulitzer-prize nominated play is here! Come experience this darkly hilarious and scorching examination of the so-called “American Dream," jolted to life by an award-winning cast

KILLER PREGAME!

Two Person Show · hannah may howard productions · Ages 17+ · United States of America
A new, dark, buddy-comedy about two girls hosting a Halloween party when an unexpected ghoul ends up on the guest list. A real hot-girl play. TW: language, discussion of SA
A new, dark, buddy-comedy about two girls hosting a Halloween party when an unexpected ghoul ends up on the guest list. A real hot-girl play. TW: language, discussion of SA

LOSING YOUR HUMANITY (A ZOMBIE MUSICAL)

Musicals & Operas · slj productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
What do you do when the worldwide outbreak of a brain virus hits your town, causing people to attack each other? Your dad is gone, your mom is in denial, and your brother might be a zombie. Could you do what needs to be done? Would you sing about it? World Premiere Musical!
What do you do when the worldwide outbreak of a brain virus hits your town, causing people to attack each other? Your dad is gone, your mom is in denial, and your brother might be a zombie. Could you do what needs to be done? Would you sing about it? World Premiere Musical!

BOY CRAZY PSYCHO SLUT

unmuted participants · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Jo has been called a lot of things during her life - but which ones are true? And who gets to decide that?! In this comedy (with a few heart wrenching turns), we follow her from ages 5 to 50, as she tries to figure it all out. Nominated for Best Solo Play, Performer, and Director by Broadway World!
Jo has been called a lot of things during her life - but which ones are true? And who gets to decide that?! In this comedy (with a few heart wrenching turns), we follow her from ages 5 to 50, as she tries to figure it all out. Nominated for Best Solo Play, Performer, and Director by Broadway World!