TAGGED WITH BLACK COMEDY
comedy · shinbone theatre company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Laugh 'til you die during this double bill of macabre comedies ("The Callback" and "Slaughterhouse") by award-winning playwright Leland Frankel. Disturbing show tunes, refrigerators full of body parts, and an Emma Stone-obsessed serial killer are just a few of the dark delights in store.
2cents theatre group · Ages 17+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
A deliciously dark comedy about an unlikely friendship between a socially inept young boy & a morbidly obese novelist. They both seek refuge from a dismal reality in the worlds of their respective imaginations, exploring the dangers of living solely in the space where imagination & memory converge.
comedy · twin coasts · Ages 17+ · 90 mins · United States of America
What if the mean girls from high school were still mean girls ten years later? Throw together the night before a wedding, plenty of booze and drugs, old wounds and resentment and you have a wickedly cruel comedy about female friendship and growing up in an age of excess.
comedy · rah · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
"Vain, vapid, vulgar...and the second most popular TV show in the nation." Things go horribly wrong in the season finale of "Human Hothouse: The Aftershow," a weekly re-cap of the the nation's hottest TV show, "Human Hothouse."
ensemble theatre · theatre unleashed · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 2hrs · United States of America
It was supposed to be an easy score. Whack the mark. Stage the scene. Take the money. Retire to Cabo. That's how it was supposed to go down. But for poor Moose and Sonny, a really bad night is only just beginning... An interactive comedic thriller where your choices decide who gets away with murder.
kirsten kearse · Ages 14+ · world premiere · 50 mins · United States of America
Sick of it all but too afraid to call it quits for real? Weigh the pros and cons of cryogenically freezing yourself for a month, a year, or at least until whatever you're trying to avoid is a thing of the past.
comedy · the bardic bastards · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 2hrs · United States of America
When a struggling bakery owner is faced with foreclosure, he must work together with his idiot brother to save his livelihood, despite the efforts of a scorned businessman, a potential rabid Sasquatch situation, and a bitter ex-employee determined to lace his baguette dough with rat poison.
ensemble theatre · good dip · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
A man helps clean the apartment of his best friend who has committed suicide alongside the older sister of the recently deceased, all the while trying to solve of the mystery as to why he hung himself. Performances benefit the ACLU, International Rescue Committee, and Planned Parenthood.
ensemble theatre · last tape productions · Ages 12+ · United States of America
"The Physicists" is an absurd comedy about dark political matters. It takes place in an insane asylum where two patients strongly believe that they are the physicists Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein while a third patient believes that he is speaking to King Solomon.
comedy · lolobobo productions · Ages 13+ · flashing lights · United States of America
Violence. Cynicism. Sex. Lithuanian Pastry. The dog-eat-dog world of eSports is not known for its sweetness. But when Paul Elliot Anderson—the world’s most optimistic orphan from Somewhere, Ohio—is recruited to the hyper-competitive video gamer workhouse of Harrington Media …Game Over.