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FLYING STANDBY

theatre · exposure · Ages 15+ · United States
Tonya Meek’s bittersweet comedy, “Flying Standby”, reveals how the determination to escape her alcoholic mother carried her through a turbulent ride of addiction, lost love, and a final desperate flight toward reconciliation. Please extinguish all smoking materials and prepare for take off.
Tonya Meek’s bittersweet comedy, “Flying Standby”, reveals how the determination to escape her alcoholic mother carried her through a turbulent ride of addiction, lost love, and a final desperate flight toward reconciliation. Please extinguish all smoking materials and prepare for take off.

IS HE DEAD?

theatre · coeurage theatre company · Ages 10+ · United States
A sparkling comedy written by Mark Twain in 1989, yet undiscovered until 2003. When the brilliantly talented but desperately broke painter Jean-François Millet learns that his art would be more valuable if he were dead, he hatches a scheme to save the day that will hurt your sides with laughter.
A sparkling comedy written by Mark Twain in 1989, yet undiscovered until 2003. When the brilliantly talented but desperately broke painter Jean-François Millet learns that his art would be more valuable if he were dead, he hatches a scheme to save the day that will hurt your sides with laughter.

THEATRICALLY INCORRECT: TAPPING THE POTENTIAL OF LA THEATRE

workshops · bitter lemons · Ages 16+ · United States
Sponsored by LA's most popular theatre site, Bitter Lemons, and moderated by its Editor-in-Chief, Colin Mitchell, Theatrically Incorrect will be an irreverent yet substantive discussion, tapping the best minds in LA Theatre, on how best to use the challenges that our city offers to our advantage.
Sponsored by LA's most popular theatre site, Bitter Lemons, and moderated by its Editor-in-Chief, Colin Mitchell, Theatrically Incorrect will be an irreverent yet substantive discussion, tapping the best minds in LA Theatre, on how best to use the challenges that our city offers to our advantage.

I DIDN'T MEAN TO BE A VIRGIN IN THE 80'S

comedy · laura hayden · Ages 17+ · United States
The 80's was a time before (gasp!) cell phones or computers. Can you imagine such a time existed? Madonna was just starting and she was even a little chubby then. This fun retrospective multimedia show is a personal love letter of coming of age (like totally) 80's style.
The 80's was a time before (gasp!) cell phones or computers. Can you imagine such a time existed? Madonna was just starting and she was even a little chubby then. This fun retrospective multimedia show is a personal love letter of coming of age (like totally) 80's style.

MIXED PERSONALITY DISORDERS

theatre · david michael taylor · Ages 16+ · United States
Mental illness was never so much fun as in MIXED PERSONALITY DISORDERS, a world premiere solo show by David Michael Taylor. Born into a family of maniacs, raised by the TV, and unprepared for life in the real world, his tale of trauma and triumph makes this the feel-good feel-bad play of the year.
Mental illness was never so much fun as in MIXED PERSONALITY DISORDERS, a world premiere solo show by David Michael Taylor. Born into a family of maniacs, raised by the TV, and unprepared for life in the real world, his tale of trauma and triumph makes this the feel-good feel-bad play of the year.

HERE'S THE THING

comedy · joe desoto · Ages 18+ · United States
Eric has feelings for a girl. And she’s coming over tonight. Unsure what to do, Eric seeks out the advice of his two roommates (Rex and Trent), who manage to confuse him even more. To make matters worse, they all accidentally ingest a major psychotropic substance. And then Eric’s date shows up...
Eric has feelings for a girl. And she’s coming over tonight. Unsure what to do, Eric seeks out the advice of his two roommates (Rex and Trent), who manage to confuse him even more. To make matters worse, they all accidentally ingest a major psychotropic substance. And then Eric’s date shows up...

ARE YOU READY FOR THE BIG ONE? THE EDINBURGH FRINGE

workshops · a world fringe event hosted by world festival network · United States
Ever wondered how to take your show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe? World Fringe and Dr. Batchelder (16 year veteran manager and producer at the Fringe and a scholar and researcher of the Fringe phenomenon) present a workshop on taking your show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Ever wondered how to take your show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe? World Fringe and Dr. Batchelder (16 year veteran manager and producer at the Fringe and a scholar and researcher of the Fringe phenomenon) present a workshop on taking your show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

LOVE ME...AMERICA

theatre · international artiscan · Ages 15+ · Romania
The award-winning solo show, Love Me…AMERICA! by Claudia Motea and AL.G.Croitoru, a combination of theater and film, presents the fascinating story of a Romanian actress, Stella, who immigrates in America. Claudia Motea, an actress and eight funny characters!
The award-winning solo show, Love Me…AMERICA! by Claudia Motea and AL.G.Croitoru, a combination of theater and film, presents the fascinating story of a Romanian actress, Stella, who immigrates in America. Claudia Motea, an actress and eight funny characters!

FIERCE: LA STREETS

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · United States
Three original short pieces from the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone come together to represent writers' interpretations of the down and dirty LA Street Scene. Includes THE POOL OF GOLD IN THE SKY and DUSTED by Jan O'Connor, and TRIO by Amy Tofte.
Three original short pieces from the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone come together to represent writers' interpretations of the down and dirty LA Street Scene. Includes THE POOL OF GOLD IN THE SKY and DUSTED by Jan O'Connor, and TRIO by Amy Tofte.

SELECTIONS FROM "HOW TO DO THANGZ WITH WORDZ"

music · girls with guns media · Ages 16+ · United States
Licki Ucroj “knowz” how to do thangz with wordz. Originally inspired by hip-hop icon Nicki Minaj, the rapper believes in the transformative power of language. She sings, speaks, and proselytizes: propagating a faith in words and their power to heal broken hearts. Musical selections only.
Licki Ucroj “knowz” how to do thangz with wordz. Originally inspired by hip-hop icon Nicki Minaj, the rapper believes in the transformative power of language. She sings, speaks, and proselytizes: propagating a faith in words and their power to heal broken hearts. Musical selections only.

THE PIRATE LAUREATE OF PORT TOWN

theatre · mutineer theatre company · Ages 12+ · United States
Mutineer Theatre Company returns with a world premiere comedy adventure, "The Pirate Laureate of Port Town." As the bloodthirsty crew of the Chartreuse heads to port, ship’s poet Finn must choose between joining the lawless raid or warning the town to save childhood sweetheart Sandy.
Mutineer Theatre Company returns with a world premiere comedy adventure, "The Pirate Laureate of Port Town." As the bloodthirsty crew of the Chartreuse heads to port, ship’s poet Finn must choose between joining the lawless raid or warning the town to save childhood sweetheart Sandy.

FIERCE: INTERVENTIONS

theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 15+ · United States
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of three hilarious short pieces all about when it's time to tell the harsh truths. BANANA INTERVENTION by Jeremy Kehoe, THE END OF THE LINE by Mona Deutsch Miller, and CLOUDS REST by Nancy Beverly.
From the brilliant minds at Fierce Backbone comes a collection of three hilarious short pieces all about when it's time to tell the harsh truths. BANANA INTERVENTION by Jeremy Kehoe, THE END OF THE LINE by Mona Deutsch Miller, and CLOUDS REST by Nancy Beverly.

PUPPET MAYHEM

comedy · puppet mayhem · Ages 21+ · United States
"Puppet Mayhem" is an Improv show with a kid's show format, but for adults. Puppets and humans interact with each other to teach you life lessons, the letter of the day, and sing songs in the same cheery demeanor as Sesame Street, but naughty.
"Puppet Mayhem" is an Improv show with a kid's show format, but for adults. Puppets and humans interact with each other to teach you life lessons, the letter of the day, and sing songs in the same cheery demeanor as Sesame Street, but naughty.

RICHARD PARKER

theatre · darkman/fringe management · Ages 14+ · United Kingdom
Two men travelling by boat become irrevocably linked at the crossroads of fate and coincidence. They find themselves forced to defend their starkly contrasting world views from attack by the other as the play builds to an unexpected and shattering denouement. "Clever and compelling."(The Scotsman)
Two men travelling by boat become irrevocably linked at the crossroads of fate and coincidence. They find themselves forced to defend their starkly contrasting world views from attack by the other as the play builds to an unexpected and shattering denouement. "Clever and compelling."(The Scotsman)

KALEIDOSCOPE: A SKETCH COMEDY PROJECT

theatre · jsj · Ages 15+ · United States
Kaleidoscope is a comedy show composed of sketches that find humor in the random and sometimes awkward experiences of everyday life.
Kaleidoscope is a comedy show composed of sketches that find humor in the random and sometimes awkward experiences of everyday life.