BEST NEW AMERICAN ONE ACTS 2017

ensemble theatre · the new american theatre · Ages 12+ · United States of America
Best short play winners from the New American Festival of One Act plays, 2017.
Best short play winners from the New American Festival of One Act plays, 2017.

BLIND SPOTS

ensemble theatre · dalton-pawle productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
In Colette Freedman’s BLIND SPOTS, politics become personal when the homophobic, reactionary president of a small New England college tries to quiet her sister’s poison pen by blackmailing her, leading to a showdown in which dark family secrets are exposed.
In Colette Freedman’s BLIND SPOTS, politics become personal when the homophobic, reactionary president of a small New England college tries to quiet her sister’s poison pen by blackmailing her, leading to a showdown in which dark family secrets are exposed.

KNOWNO’S - #FIXMYSHITUATION

ensemble theatre · rawchattruths · Ages 17+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
NO has found her long lost meaning.
NO has found her long lost meaning.

A LIGHT ROMP THROUGH THE MINEFIELD OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

ensemble theatre · rhombus ensemble · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
Sexual harassment is so 2017, isn't it? Are there good guys? This plucky one-act exploits the comedy in a good old fashioned sexual harassment lawsuit. John is a mediocre lawyer with a hard core love obsession with his ex-wife and a small penchant for dick pics. Hilarity ensues!
Sexual harassment is so 2017, isn't it? Are there good guys? This plucky one-act exploits the comedy in a good old fashioned sexual harassment lawsuit. John is a mediocre lawyer with a hard core love obsession with his ex-wife and a small penchant for dick pics. Hilarity ensues!

PERVERT

ensemble theatre · gnomad theater company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Who would you call a Pervert? This is the story of a rising political star whose lust for power is challenged by the demons of his past and present. Sex scandals collide with dark family secrets, and Faustian bargains are made to serve the greater good.
Who would you call a Pervert? This is the story of a rising political star whose lust for power is challenged by the demons of his past and present. Sex scandals collide with dark family secrets, and Faustian bargains are made to serve the greater good.

NARCOLEPSY, INC

ensemble theatre · third rail alive · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Speculative fiction set in a theocratic state where sleep and dreams are policed and manufactured by the multinational, Narcolepsy, Inc. whose chief scientist and engineer, a queer Black woman, is under house arrest for selling company secrets.
Speculative fiction set in a theocratic state where sleep and dreams are policed and manufactured by the multinational, Narcolepsy, Inc. whose chief scientist and engineer, a queer Black woman, is under house arrest for selling company secrets.

JUST ONE MOMENT

ensemble theatre · mb stage productions, llc · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Between this life and the next, all prayers are taken by the Afterlife Assistance Center. Got a question for dead Aunt Sally? Want to ask some questions on the ouija board? Really need an A on that next test? The Afterlife Assistance Center is here to help you!
Between this life and the next, all prayers are taken by the Afterlife Assistance Center. Got a question for dead Aunt Sally? Want to ask some questions on the ouija board? Really need an A on that next test? The Afterlife Assistance Center is here to help you!

TROJAN WOMEN

ensemble theatre · project nongenue · Ages 15+ · family friendly · United States of America
In perhaps the first recorded piece of theater in the western canon that passes the Bechdel test, Euripdes tells a story of women stronger than Gods. Using movement, language, and contemporary vision, Project Nongenue’s Trojan Women tackles building community in times of violence.
In perhaps the first recorded piece of theater in the western canon that passes the Bechdel test, Euripdes tells a story of women stronger than Gods. Using movement, language, and contemporary vision, Project Nongenue’s Trojan Women tackles building community in times of violence.

MEANWHILE, BACK AT THE SUPER LAIR

ensemble theatre · the new american theatre · Ages 13+ · United States of America
New American Theatre presents comedy by award-winning playwright Greg Kalleres. Powerless crimefighters Human Fly, Silver Streak, Rhino Man and Leopard Woman share a city-funded apartment Under investigation by an efficiency expert, they face eviction and brand new super-villain.
New American Theatre presents comedy by award-winning playwright Greg Kalleres. Powerless crimefighters Human Fly, Silver Streak, Rhino Man and Leopard Woman share a city-funded apartment Under investigation by an efficiency expert, they face eviction and brand new super-villain.

SAM SHEPARD & PATTI SMITH'S COWBOY MOUTH

ensemble theatre · girl trip productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Patti Smith and Sam Shepard wrote this intimate play as punk, rock and new wave collide. A woman kidnaps a young man with the hopes of inspiring him to be a rock and roll star. Cowboy Mouth is about taking responsibility for our own creativity, and falling in love with the person, not the potential.
Patti Smith and Sam Shepard wrote this intimate play as punk, rock and new wave collide. A woman kidnaps a young man with the hopes of inspiring him to be a rock and roll star. Cowboy Mouth is about taking responsibility for our own creativity, and falling in love with the person, not the potential.

MILLENNIAL PINK

ensemble theatre · grateful living · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
Through a series of interlinking vignettes, this collection explores the pressures, conflicts, and humility of millennial women. What is it like to be a part of the most hated (or misunderstood) generation?
Through a series of interlinking vignettes, this collection explores the pressures, conflicts, and humility of millennial women. What is it like to be a part of the most hated (or misunderstood) generation?

ALTERNATIVE ACTS: THE LEFTOVERS

ensemble theatre · theatre of note · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
An hour of hilarious one acts featuring love in the time space continuum, pussy hats and cowboys, cat ladies and prison, a sexy solution to world peace and more. Intrigued? Of course you are! Come grab a drink and watch!
An hour of hilarious one acts featuring love in the time space continuum, pussy hats and cowboys, cat ladies and prison, a sexy solution to world peace and more. Intrigued? Of course you are! Come grab a drink and watch!

FACE DIVIDED

ensemble theatre · michael antosy · Ages 18+ · United States of America
As Debbie and Freddie wait in an emergency room for news on their daughter, the couple struggle over who is to blame for her accident, ultimately facing the most important--and divisive--decision of their lives.
As Debbie and Freddie wait in an emergency room for news on their daughter, the couple struggle over who is to blame for her accident, ultimately facing the most important--and divisive--decision of their lives.

I STOP BREATHING WHEN YOU SMILE

ensemble theatre · enfyrian images · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
It’s the evening of the 1977 New York City blackout and the chaos from the streets is about to bubble into the quaint lives of two unwitting lovers, who stand on the precipice of ruin.
It’s the evening of the 1977 New York City blackout and the chaos from the streets is about to bubble into the quaint lives of two unwitting lovers, who stand on the precipice of ruin.

SHINING CITY

ensemble theatre · hicks street productions · Ages 12+ · Ireland
“Conor McPherson’s play is haunting, inspired, and absolutely glorious.” -The New York Times
“Conor McPherson’s play is haunting, inspired, and absolutely glorious.” -The New York Times