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SNACK

solo performance · elephant · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
"All of my positive parenting skills have abandoned me." Megan Dolan is having a hard day. She seeks solace in her Vitamix, tracing the roots of her smoothie addiction back to one pivotal year when her mom joined a cult, her dad joined the dating pool and her world fell apart.
"All of my positive parenting skills have abandoned me." Megan Dolan is having a hard day. She seeks solace in her Vitamix, tracing the roots of her smoothie addiction back to one pivotal year when her mom joined a cult, her dad joined the dating pool and her world fell apart.

ZIP TIES

entier theatre co. & cyanide theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Two hitmen have captured a man who has just been released from prison. But neither the man or his captors have any idea why they're all there. Answers will come...when The Boss arrives. Like a Tarantino farce on crack, with plenty of blood and laughter. One, pure, uncut, hour of tension.
Two hitmen have captured a man who has just been released from prison. But neither the man or his captors have any idea why they're all there. Answers will come...when The Boss arrives. Like a Tarantino farce on crack, with plenty of blood and laughter. One, pure, uncut, hour of tension.

SLEEPING AROUND

ensemble theatre · theatre unleashed · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Sex is easy. Love is hard. Sleeping Around interweaves the stories of nine very different people searching for intimacy and all connected by sex, relationships and the sometimes hysterical, sometimes crushing emotional baggage of both.
Sex is easy. Love is hard. Sleeping Around interweaves the stories of nine very different people searching for intimacy and all connected by sex, relationships and the sometimes hysterical, sometimes crushing emotional baggage of both.

THE CELLAR

ensemble theatre · nbt productions · Ages 30+ · world premiere · United States of America
There are fewer things more dreaded in the civilized world than being at a party your ex. That is until, you get locked in the wine cellar downstairs alone with your ex. Come voyeur in on two peoples most raw and private moments as they battle through the scars left by their break up.
There are fewer things more dreaded in the civilized world than being at a party your ex. That is until, you get locked in the wine cellar downstairs alone with your ex. Come voyeur in on two peoples most raw and private moments as they battle through the scars left by their break up.

MAX & ELSA: NO MUSIC. NO CHILDREN.

comedy · the norton school for the occasionally self-employed · Ages 10+ · world premiere · United States of America
If you've seen THE SOUND OF MUSIC, you know what happens to Maria and the von Trapps – they do, in fact, climb ev'ry mountain. But what about Uncle Max and the Baroness? Come find out in MAX & ELSA, a subversive comedy featuring the two people for whom the hills were NOT alive with… well, you know.
If you've seen THE SOUND OF MUSIC, you know what happens to Maria and the von Trapps – they do, in fact, climb ev'ry mountain. But what about Uncle Max and the Baroness? Come find out in MAX & ELSA, a subversive comedy featuring the two people for whom the hills were NOT alive with… well, you know.

THUMB WARS

comedy · boring boys productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
"Top 6 Fun & Fringy Shows" - LAist "Fast, fun, and so much to recognize in this play." "Fast paced and entertaining! Highly recommend" A crass comedic one-act of he/said, she /said, misinterpretations and the new realities of dating with your thumbs.
"Top 6 Fun & Fringy Shows" - LAist "Fast, fun, and so much to recognize in this play." "Fast paced and entertaining! Highly recommend" A crass comedic one-act of he/said, she /said, misinterpretations and the new realities of dating with your thumbs.

8:03

scherzo theatre company · Ages 7+ · family friendly · United States of America
Experience this new, three-man physical theatre piece performed by Jakob Berger, Adam Dlugolecki, & Kent Jenkins. There may or may not be cookies. 
All ages welcome.
 Don't be late. Bring 3 coins.
Experience this new, three-man physical theatre piece performed by Jakob Berger, Adam Dlugolecki, & Kent Jenkins. There may or may not be cookies. 
All ages welcome.
 Don't be late. Bring 3 coins.

ORSON WELLES & SCATMAN CROTHERS IN 'A HOLLYWOOD ENDING'

ensemble theatre · pachyderm productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
In 1985, Orson Welles, Hollywood legend, & Scatman Crothers, best known for taking an axe to the chest in 'The Shining', did voice work on the animated film "Transformers: The Movie". It was the last job for each. "A Hollywood Ending" tells the story of their meeting at the film's auditions.
In 1985, Orson Welles, Hollywood legend, & Scatman Crothers, best known for taking an axe to the chest in 'The Shining', did voice work on the animated film "Transformers: The Movie". It was the last job for each. "A Hollywood Ending" tells the story of their meeting at the film's auditions.

THE 7TH ANNUAL ONE-MAN SHOW WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

comedy · rah theater co./the production company · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Every excess, every indulgence, every cliche...and the take down they so richly deserve. A biting yet affectionate satire of the solo show phenomenon, set against the back drop of the World Championships, "The Tourney of the Journeys."
Every excess, every indulgence, every cliche...and the take down they so richly deserve. A biting yet affectionate satire of the solo show phenomenon, set against the back drop of the World Championships, "The Tourney of the Journeys."

KING DICK

comedy · the gangbusters theatre company · Ages 11+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
It's Christmas 1970, and The King is on the run from his family. With Mercury in retrograde, he concocts a scheme offering his services to solve America’s drug problem in exchange for a Federal Agent Badge. Will Dick Nixon say yes? It was the last time anyone was allowed to cold call the President.
It's Christmas 1970, and The King is on the run from his family. With Mercury in retrograde, he concocts a scheme offering his services to solve America’s drug problem in exchange for a Federal Agent Badge. Will Dick Nixon say yes? It was the last time anyone was allowed to cold call the President.

DATING: ADULTS EMBRACING FAILURE

comedy · broken heart productions · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States of America
"TOP 3 SHOWS OF 2014!" ~ Chicago Tribune Every relationship fails until one doesn't. The trick is finding out which one that is. "Dating" showcases eight eclectic couples as they discover if they have the right chemistry to make a match that lasts.
"TOP 3 SHOWS OF 2014!" ~ Chicago Tribune Every relationship fails until one doesn't. The trick is finding out which one that is. "Dating" showcases eight eclectic couples as they discover if they have the right chemistry to make a match that lasts.

ASSISTANTS

strong coffee productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
This musical explores the glamorous Hollywood ladder and those who hope to climb it. Four industry assistants maneuver around long hours, degrading work, and hostile environments in the name of their dreams. They soon find that in order to survive, they need some assistance of their own.
This musical explores the glamorous Hollywood ladder and those who hope to climb it. Four industry assistants maneuver around long hours, degrading work, and hostile environments in the name of their dreams. They soon find that in order to survive, they need some assistance of their own.

BREAKING BARD

comedy · the porters of hellsgate · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
BREAKING BARD posits one of humanity’s greatest questions: What if TV’s “Breaking Bad” was written by William Shakespeare? The Porters of Hellsgate present the most lamentable tragedie of Walter of Albuquerque: containing his treacherous plots, tyrannical rise to power, and most deserved death.
BREAKING BARD posits one of humanity’s greatest questions: What if TV’s “Breaking Bad” was written by William Shakespeare? The Porters of Hellsgate present the most lamentable tragedie of Walter of Albuquerque: containing his treacherous plots, tyrannical rise to power, and most deserved death.

STUPID SONGS!!

comedy · stupid songs · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · United States of America
If you HATE musical theatre, if you LOVE musical theatre, this is the show for you. A night of original funny songs & parodies that will make you forget we're all going to die. For a bit.
If you HATE musical theatre, if you LOVE musical theatre, this is the show for you. A night of original funny songs & parodies that will make you forget we're all going to die. For a bit.

NO TRAVELER: A COMEDY ABOUT SUICIDE

solo performance · penny pollak · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
So honored to receive the ENCORE PRODUCERS EXTENSION AWARD! Which means we have one more show this FRIDAY 8pm at the Complex! "***** 5 Stars!!" "An anarchic rock chick with intense focus, wild eyes and a wide emotional range!-Edinburgh Three Weeks in Review
So honored to receive the ENCORE PRODUCERS EXTENSION AWARD! Which means we have one more show this FRIDAY 8pm at the Complex! "***** 5 Stars!!" "An anarchic rock chick with intense focus, wild eyes and a wide emotional range!-Edinburgh Three Weeks in Review