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SIREN CALL

ensemble theatre · cerise films · Ages 12+ · includes nudity · world premiere · 30 mins · United States of America
"The siren call is driving me to my end, like a ship to wreck on rocks". Two frustrated actors accidentally kidnap their favorite movie star... or is it really her? What is identity in a world where myths are stronger than we dare think?
"The siren call is driving me to my end, like a ship to wreck on rocks". Two frustrated actors accidentally kidnap their favorite movie star... or is it really her? What is identity in a world where myths are stronger than we dare think?

ED GOODMAN'S OL' TIMEY BRAINWASH

comedy · the eds goodman · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
It'll be a regular snake oil hootinany side show when Ed opens up his Trunk O' Stuff of jokes, stories, monologues, maybe even a tune or two. Oh, also a brutal deconstruction of the authoritarian patriarchal diseases that've been systematically and methodically poisoning humanity for 4,000 years...
It'll be a regular snake oil hootinany side show when Ed opens up his Trunk O' Stuff of jokes, stories, monologues, maybe even a tune or two. Oh, also a brutal deconstruction of the authoritarian patriarchal diseases that've been systematically and methodically poisoning humanity for 4,000 years...

BOXING YOUR DEMONS

immersive theatre · crooked grin productions · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · 70 mins · United States of America
A groundbreaking holistic health & fitness program to cure the nation's sense of cognitive dissonance in one hour! Cute fitness attire and chakra crystals recommended #innerbeauty #gratitude #hypocrisysweat. Some mobility required, participant interaction encouraged but not necessary.
A groundbreaking holistic health & fitness program to cure the nation's sense of cognitive dissonance in one hour! Cute fitness attire and chakra crystals recommended #innerbeauty #gratitude #hypocrisysweat. Some mobility required, participant interaction encouraged but not necessary.

THE HUMAN[OID] EXPERIENCE

ensemble theatre · the naked plumber · Ages 17+ · includes nudity · world premiere · 45 mins · United States of America
To begin her first novel, a cynical writer must resist the temptation to fill the void left by the nonsensical death of her admired brother. However, her only writing apparatus is her indentured humanoid—a Personal Robot stocked with Netflix, porn, and existential angst.
To begin her first novel, a cynical writer must resist the temptation to fill the void left by the nonsensical death of her admired brother. However, her only writing apparatus is her indentured humanoid—a Personal Robot stocked with Netflix, porn, and existential angst.

CHECKING IN AT THE LAST RESORT: CHARACTERS WELCOME

comedy · good shows · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 55 mins · United States of America
A two-man character show at the craziest hotel in Hollywood. Written and performed by Stanson Chung & Dave Snook. Produced by Conor Hanney.
A two-man character show at the craziest hotel in Hollywood. Written and performed by Stanson Chung & Dave Snook. Produced by Conor Hanney.

COMEDY HOE

solo performance · independent · Ages 18+ · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Comedy Hoe is a one woman show written and performed by comedian Jil Chrissie featuring comic Angelica Mackey. This bold performance weaves fictional storytelling with standup comedy and comedic spoken word to address the adversity and hyper-sexualization that women face in America daily.
Comedy Hoe is a one woman show written and performed by comedian Jil Chrissie featuring comic Angelica Mackey. This bold performance weaves fictional storytelling with standup comedy and comedic spoken word to address the adversity and hyper-sexualization that women face in America daily.

ROOTS: AN EVENING OF WORLD PREMIERE SHORT PLAYS

ensemble theatre · theatre of note · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 90 mins · United States of America
Roots is an evening of world premiere short plays that examine what it's like to live in a world of uncertainty. Big Ones by Lisa Sanaye Dring Deadpan by Phinneas Kiyomura The Smell of Something to Eat by Eric Patterson Rand! by Bill Robens
Roots is an evening of world premiere short plays that examine what it's like to live in a world of uncertainty. Big Ones by Lisa Sanaye Dring Deadpan by Phinneas Kiyomura The Smell of Something to Eat by Eric Patterson Rand! by Bill Robens

THE LAST POWERPOINT

solo performance · walk a mile works · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · 40 mins · United States of America
'Prospective' Ben, CEO of disIncorporated, delivers a persuasive PowerPoint presentation concerning his latest product offering: Mail-Order Seed Potato Death Clock. As an experimental economic maneuver, disInc. encourages you to pay what you can to attend (cost of parts & labor: $6.66 per customer).
'Prospective' Ben, CEO of disIncorporated, delivers a persuasive PowerPoint presentation concerning his latest product offering: Mail-Order Seed Potato Death Clock. As an experimental economic maneuver, disInc. encourages you to pay what you can to attend (cost of parts & labor: $6.66 per customer).

RED BAR

ensemble theatre · blj productions/lahser theatricals · Ages 18+ · 1hr · United States of America
Are you looking for a place where everybody knows your name? A safe place of like-minded individuals? A support group, for the likes of you? A Serial Killer? Then the Red Bar is for you. Remember, what happens at the Red Bar stays at the Red Bar. Don’t talk about the Red Bar.
Are you looking for a place where everybody knows your name? A safe place of like-minded individuals? A support group, for the likes of you? A Serial Killer? Then the Red Bar is for you. Remember, what happens at the Red Bar stays at the Red Bar. Don’t talk about the Red Bar.

THE MAYOR'S DEBATE OF TRANQUILITY, NEBRASKA

comedy · rah productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 55 mins · United States of America
"A comedy as dark as this town's secrets..." The forced civility at a small town Mayor's debate shows cracks as the shallow and petty candidates dig deep on property taxes, parking meters and cupcake flavors, cracks that begin to reveal a secret horror that has paralyzed the town.
"A comedy as dark as this town's secrets..." The forced civility at a small town Mayor's debate shows cracks as the shallow and petty candidates dig deep on property taxes, parking meters and cupcake flavors, cracks that begin to reveal a secret horror that has paralyzed the town.

THE MASHER

ensemble theatre · loud karma productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
The Masher is a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory. Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.
The Masher is a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory. Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.

MIL GRUS

dance & physical theatre · mil grus · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
LA’s premier bouffon troupe is a motley crew of miscreants who have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. This timeless satire features improvised feats of physical and existential comedy that defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain...
LA’s premier bouffon troupe is a motley crew of miscreants who have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. This timeless satire features improvised feats of physical and existential comedy that defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain...

DOGS: THE MUSICAL

musicals and operas · the wittle puppies · Ages 12+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
A musical comedic ode to our favorite pets, and a loving parody of musicals, DOGS is about a pack of stray pit bulls that get separated and adopted. Although they fight their new domestic lives, they learn to stop worrying and love humans.
A musical comedic ode to our favorite pets, and a loving parody of musicals, DOGS is about a pack of stray pit bulls that get separated and adopted. Although they fight their new domestic lives, they learn to stop worrying and love humans.

SELFIE: MAKING IT ABOUT ME / A MINNIE RIPERTON CABARET REVUE

cabaret & variety · ak media · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
SELFIE is first a cabaret revue of eclectic '70s chanteuse, Minnie Riperton's music ("Lovin' You") that spans the genres of soul, funk, folk, and rock. Second, it's a celebration of the ego of singer/songwriter Aisha Kasmir, and her fight to play any part and be seen in a white-washed world.
SELFIE is first a cabaret revue of eclectic '70s chanteuse, Minnie Riperton's music ("Lovin' You") that spans the genres of soul, funk, folk, and rock. Second, it's a celebration of the ego of singer/songwriter Aisha Kasmir, and her fight to play any part and be seen in a white-washed world.

JAMAR MALACHI NEIGHBORS COMPTON CA 1986

comedy · independent · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Stand Up Comedian Jamar Malachi Neighbors performs his raw, unfiltered, yet colorfully physically animated stand up routine.
Stand Up Comedian Jamar Malachi Neighbors performs his raw, unfiltered, yet colorfully physically animated stand up routine.