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musicals and operas · the diviners · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
A new musical comedy about a junior pastor who defies his mentor and hijacks Sunday service to expose the secrets of his church.
A new musical comedy about a junior pastor who defies his mentor and hijacks Sunday service to expose the secrets of his church.

A GAY IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

ensemble theatre · queer classics · family friendly · world premiere · United States
Oscar Wilde’s masterful comedy galavants through a world obsessed with appearances, money and social-status. (The polar opposite of Hollywood culture. Wink face.) By presenting the lovers as gay men, Queer Classics creates a play more hysterically fabulous than Oscar could get away with in his time.
Oscar Wilde’s masterful comedy galavants through a world obsessed with appearances, money and social-status. (The polar opposite of Hollywood culture. Wink face.) By presenting the lovers as gay men, Queer Classics creates a play more hysterically fabulous than Oscar could get away with in his time.

EDDIE

ensemble theatre · dmr productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
A full length dramatic comedy centered around Eddie and his relationship with three women.
A full length dramatic comedy centered around Eddie and his relationship with three women.

I WANT TO BURY MY TESTIMONY

solo performance · mylipsis productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Laying to rest principles of faith and masculinity.
Laying to rest principles of faith and masculinity.

ZOMBIES FROM THE BEYOND

musicals and operas · the visceral company · Ages 8+ · family friendly · flashing lights · United States
LA PREMIERE! This musical comedy sendup of 1950s sci-fi B-movies takes a satirical look at American ideals and foibles during the cold war and space race paranoia of the Eisenhower era. A unanimous hit with critics in its 1995 Off-Broadway premiere, this show now makes its long-awaited LA debut!
LA PREMIERE! This musical comedy sendup of 1950s sci-fi B-movies takes a satirical look at American ideals and foibles during the cold war and space race paranoia of the Eisenhower era. A unanimous hit with critics in its 1995 Off-Broadway premiere, this show now makes its long-awaited LA debut!

MEET & GREET

comedy · combined artform · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
4 actresses (of a certain age) are all up for the same part in a new sitcom pilot. At the network casting office, old rivalries come to the surface, egos clash, and a shocking revelation forces them to question their entire existences.
4 actresses (of a certain age) are all up for the same part in a new sitcom pilot. At the network casting office, old rivalries come to the surface, egos clash, and a shocking revelation forces them to question their entire existences.

RSVP: RIP (REALLY INTO PARTYING)

solo performance · angry alice · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
When Janey takes an ominous internet quiz predicting the date of her death, she must plan the hottest funeral Hollywood has ever seen! Will she get famous before she dies or die trying? One woman. One guitarist. One brand new face melting rock musical.
When Janey takes an ominous internet quiz predicting the date of her death, she must plan the hottest funeral Hollywood has ever seen! Will she get famous before she dies or die trying? One woman. One guitarist. One brand new face melting rock musical.

BOSS: THE UNTOLD TONY DANZA STORY

comedy · three rivers theatre company · world premiere · United States
This is a comedy, loosely (and we mean loosely) based on the early life, and career of America's favorite son and national treasure, Tony Danza. The play explores the nature of the entertainment business and how far some some people are willing to go to achieve success in it.
This is a comedy, loosely (and we mean loosely) based on the early life, and career of America's favorite son and national treasure, Tony Danza. The play explores the nature of the entertainment business and how far some some people are willing to go to achieve success in it.

TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL...

comedy · mine is yours · Ages 0+ · family friendly · United States
6-actor, 1-musician, 90-minute Twelfth Night; Shakespeare's most complexly hilarious comedy - complete with gender-swapping, breakneck quick-changes, and live, original music! Not your grandma's Shakespeare.
6-actor, 1-musician, 90-minute Twelfth Night; Shakespeare's most complexly hilarious comedy - complete with gender-swapping, breakneck quick-changes, and live, original music! Not your grandma's Shakespeare.

LYDIA TRUEBLOOD: THE BLACK WIDOW OF THE ATLANTIC COAST

musicals and operas · traveling showcase productions · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States
The Worlds ONLY One-And-A-Half-Woman Bloodfolk Cabaret!
The Worlds ONLY One-And-A-Half-Woman Bloodfolk Cabaret!

FANCY: SECRETS FROM MY BOOTYDOIR

cabaret & variety · farah productions · Ages 21+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Come join lady drag cult-icon Fancy, your favorite po' country girl turned high-falutin' prostitute, as she shares her secrets she's learned in a campy, fun cabaret set in her own famous bootydoir!
Come join lady drag cult-icon Fancy, your favorite po' country girl turned high-falutin' prostitute, as she shares her secrets she's learned in a campy, fun cabaret set in her own famous bootydoir!

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.

JACKASS: A PROM STORY

solo performance · amy granados · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
Amy Granados shares how Saved By The Bell and slow dancing ruined everything
Amy Granados shares how Saved By The Bell and slow dancing ruined everything

OPEN MIKE

solo performance · openmike · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
As relentless as an energizer bunny on crack, Mike leads us on a true, inspiring, hilarious musical journey of resilience through schizophrenia, Chippendales, Bible abuse, Broadway, dying-twice, plastic surgery and Hollywood. By award winning tv, Film and Broadway actor Mike Cline.
As relentless as an energizer bunny on crack, Mike leads us on a true, inspiring, hilarious musical journey of resilience through schizophrenia, Chippendales, Bible abuse, Broadway, dying-twice, plastic surgery and Hollywood. By award winning tv, Film and Broadway actor Mike Cline.

GIMPLECAPPED: A JOURNEY OF "INSPIRATION"

cabaret & variety · sore thumb group · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Born with 10 toes on your face? GIMPLECAPPED. Lost a leg to a rabid sloth? GIMPLECAPPED. Gimpy, crippled, or handicapped by life? GIMPLECAPPED! Join a crew of abby-normals for vignettes that explore what it is to be different. You’ll laugh, or cry. You might even be inspired. (Or…not.)
Born with 10 toes on your face? GIMPLECAPPED. Lost a leg to a rabid sloth? GIMPLECAPPED. Gimpy, crippled, or handicapped by life? GIMPLECAPPED! Join a crew of abby-normals for vignettes that explore what it is to be different. You’ll laugh, or cry. You might even be inspired. (Or…not.)

LEAVING PRINCE CHARMING - A Serio-Comedy

Want to laugh? Want to cry? Want to talk about SEX? Follow an unorthodox fairy godmother as she leads you down the rabbit hole of sexual shame, relationship abuse, and trauma bonding. This is a love story, but not the kind you're expecting.

Sunbathe in Darkness

In the distant past of 2007, Casey writes fanfiction for the hit Alfie Wunderkid series of books. She writes really, really, really bad fanfiction. On purpose.

Mil Grus

LA’s premier bouffon troupe: a motley crew of miscreants have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. Our feats of physical and existential comedy defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain.