IAMAFEST 2013

ensemble theatre · iama theatre company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
IAMAFest is an festival of new one-acts and premieres, featuring both known, established talent and new, emerging voices. Featuring BELA LUGOSI IS DEAD by Jim Macdonald, SINGLE by Ivana Shein, WHAT A PILL by Chiara Atik, and MONTANA by Louise Munson.
IAMAFest is an festival of new one-acts and premieres, featuring both known, established talent and new, emerging voices. Featuring BELA LUGOSI IS DEAD by Jim Macdonald, SINGLE by Ivana Shein, WHAT A PILL by Chiara Atik, and MONTANA by Louise Munson.

WHITE HOT

ensemble theatre · the vagrancy · Ages 16+ · includes nudity · United States
"WHITE HOT is...a buried cesspool of self-loathing and unseemly, sadistic yearnings in love."-New York Theatre Review. The Vagrancy presents the Los Angeles Premiere of Tommy Smith’s WHITE HOT. This dark, psychological thriller explores sexual deviance and hope.
"WHITE HOT is...a buried cesspool of self-loathing and unseemly, sadistic yearnings in love."-New York Theatre Review. The Vagrancy presents the Los Angeles Premiere of Tommy Smith’s WHITE HOT. This dark, psychological thriller explores sexual deviance and hope.

KILLER MIND

ensemble theatre · effusion theatre company · world premiere · United States
Society has shifted. See something Say something. Man against Man. Individualism. Living in fear. We have not asked the important questions and are deemed to repeat the same mistakes. Dig Deep into the Mind of a Mass Shooter with Killer Mind.
Society has shifted. See something Say something. Man against Man. Individualism. Living in fear. We have not asked the important questions and are deemed to repeat the same mistakes. Dig Deep into the Mind of a Mass Shooter with Killer Mind.

STRANDED

ensemble theatre · fermented apples · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
Inspired by writings and journals of SYLVIA PLATH and MARILYN MONROE, STRANDED takes a deep look inside two great minds to untangle love, loss and our inevitable desire for connection, as well as the effects of Sexual Abuse on Mental Health.
Inspired by writings and journals of SYLVIA PLATH and MARILYN MONROE, STRANDED takes a deep look inside two great minds to untangle love, loss and our inevitable desire for connection, as well as the effects of Sexual Abuse on Mental Health.

IT'S IMPORTANT TO LEAVE, AS WELL (FEED YOUR FRINGE)

ensemble theatre · will play for food theatre group · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
How important is any given moment in your life? Do we recognize the moments that matter most? Using Joseph Campbell’s ‘Hero’s Journey’ we’re creating a new play which attempts to answer these questions. Follow the process online, right up to opening night, at willplayforfoodtg.wordpress.com
How important is any given moment in your life? Do we recognize the moments that matter most? Using Joseph Campbell’s ‘Hero’s Journey’ we’re creating a new play which attempts to answer these questions. Follow the process online, right up to opening night, at willplayforfoodtg.wordpress.com

HOT CAT

ensemble theatre · theatre movement bazaar/theatre of note · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
HOT CAT is an original play created by Theatre Movement Bazaar. Directed by Tina Kronis with text by Richard Alger, and using the talents of Theatre of NOTE’s ensemble. TMB uses a synthesis of dance and theatre, a mixture of comedy & philosophy to create a sexy, succulent & virile dramatic work.
HOT CAT is an original play created by Theatre Movement Bazaar. Directed by Tina Kronis with text by Richard Alger, and using the talents of Theatre of NOTE’s ensemble. TMB uses a synthesis of dance and theatre, a mixture of comedy & philosophy to create a sexy, succulent & virile dramatic work.

ALL BROWN ALL CHINGON

ensemble theatre · the nomads · Ages 15+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
ALL BROWN ALL CHINGON follows the stories of four Chicanos: a poet, prison inmate, Iraq war veteran and playwright...as they struggle with issues of manhood and identy while they attempt to figure out the world around them.
ALL BROWN ALL CHINGON follows the stories of four Chicanos: a poet, prison inmate, Iraq war veteran and playwright...as they struggle with issues of manhood and identy while they attempt to figure out the world around them.

25 PLAYS PER HOUR

ensemble theatre · theatre unleashed · Ages 13+ · United States of America
2012 Backstage Critics' Pick! TU presents 25 NEW original short plays featuring a handful of the company’s top actors playing over 50 characters in just one hour. Fusing comedy, drama and everything in between, it's a complete theatrical journey in 60 minutes! Speed theatre at its best!
2012 Backstage Critics' Pick! TU presents 25 NEW original short plays featuring a handful of the company’s top actors playing over 50 characters in just one hour. Fusing comedy, drama and everything in between, it's a complete theatrical journey in 60 minutes! Speed theatre at its best!

ORANGE FLOWER WATER

ensemble theatre · the creative collective · Ages 16+ · United States
A brutally frank exploration of marriage which examines the poisonous effects of unrealistic expectations. Through a series of scenes which take place on or around a bed, we see a painfully intense unraveling of 2 marriages & eventually the start of a very fragile but authentic new beginning.
A brutally frank exploration of marriage which examines the poisonous effects of unrealistic expectations. Through a series of scenes which take place on or around a bed, we see a painfully intense unraveling of 2 marriages & eventually the start of a very fragile but authentic new beginning.

THE BEATING

ensemble theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Should a parent ever strike a child? What if it's not their own child? Is it a right of parents everywhere to strike any child? What if they deserve it? Should the government be involved? The jury has been summoned, the lawyers' antics begin, and the judge holds court in this absurdist romp.
Should a parent ever strike a child? What if it's not their own child? Is it a right of parents everywhere to strike any child? What if they deserve it? Should the government be involved? The jury has been summoned, the lawyers' antics begin, and the judge holds court in this absurdist romp.

JASON <3 MEDEA

ensemble theatre · vespertine productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
At the crossroads of tragedy and comedy, Borges and Buddy Holly, "Jason <3 Medea" is a character-driven story about love, destiny and the universe. Science, myth, pop culture, puppetry, and projection combine for a production that looks at this classic love story through a radical new lens.
At the crossroads of tragedy and comedy, Borges and Buddy Holly, "Jason <3 Medea" is a character-driven story about love, destiny and the universe. Science, myth, pop culture, puppetry, and projection combine for a production that looks at this classic love story through a radical new lens.

SUNNY AFTERNOON

ensemble theatre · the gangbusters theatre company · Ages 11+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
An original play in 86 minutes, based on the forty-eight hours Lee Harvey Oswald was in the custody of Dallas Homicide Captain William J. Fritz - where they discuss; Van Heflin, Russia, Coca-Cola, Jim Brown, the AFL, backyard photographs & Friday afternoon in Dealy Plaza.
An original play in 86 minutes, based on the forty-eight hours Lee Harvey Oswald was in the custody of Dallas Homicide Captain William J. Fritz - where they discuss; Van Heflin, Russia, Coca-Cola, Jim Brown, the AFL, backyard photographs & Friday afternoon in Dealy Plaza.

O, FALLEN ONE

ensemble theatre · curlicue & co. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Slowly losing control of her own life, Ophelia is left to find her own escape from a world of restraint, deceit, and loss. Through movement, sound, and poetry, O Fallen One explores what Shakespeare’s famed damsel would dream, imagine, and recall as she descends to her death.
Slowly losing control of her own life, Ophelia is left to find her own escape from a world of restraint, deceit, and loss. Through movement, sound, and poetry, O Fallen One explores what Shakespeare’s famed damsel would dream, imagine, and recall as she descends to her death.

MISSHAPEN

ensemble theatre · buried moon productions · Ages 14+ · United States
MisShapen is a hilarious and touching new piece of theatre exploring distorted self-image and the modern world's obsession over appearance. Follow us into this fast paced, heartfelt and strikingly absurd variety show.
MisShapen is a hilarious and touching new piece of theatre exploring distorted self-image and the modern world's obsession over appearance. Follow us into this fast paced, heartfelt and strikingly absurd variety show.

THE OTHER F WORD

ensemble theatre · crooked heart theater · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Four strangers meet at a focus group tasked with marketing new writing implements to women. Will they find common ground, or allow their beliefs to divide them? Hilarious, moving & empowering, THE OTHER F WORD shows what happens when people that have never met before decide to trump marketing.
Four strangers meet at a focus group tasked with marketing new writing implements to women. Will they find common ground, or allow their beliefs to divide them? Hilarious, moving & empowering, THE OTHER F WORD shows what happens when people that have never met before decide to trump marketing.