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.

EYES OF THE BLIND

ensemble theatre · granville house productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
After the suicide of her sister, Amy returns to the Naval base she lived on as a child. Helping her father pack away his youngest’s life, Amy does not trust what she begins to see: her sister, Cassie. Apparitions sinister, Amy must face down familial insecurities to find truth in Cassie's tragedy.
After the suicide of her sister, Amy returns to the Naval base she lived on as a child. Helping her father pack away his youngest’s life, Amy does not trust what she begins to see: her sister, Cassie. Apparitions sinister, Amy must face down familial insecurities to find truth in Cassie's tragedy.

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.

SPACEMAN

ensemble theatre · looking glass · Ages 15+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
A mother and daughter have rescued a drowning man amidst a reckless storm. They take the man in to care for him when he soon reveals that he is from the future and his space ship crash landed into the sea.
A mother and daughter have rescued a drowning man amidst a reckless storm. They take the man in to care for him when he soon reveals that he is from the future and his space ship crash landed into the sea.

THE DANGEROUS CURES OF DR. B

ensemble theatre · the puckwit gang · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
A gonzo retelling of true events exploring the mechanics of belief, the power of the ego, and the birth of mass marketing as satisfied patients, skeptical experts, and sacrificial livestock respond to the unusual medical techniques of the worst doctor and best scoundrel America has ever seen.
A gonzo retelling of true events exploring the mechanics of belief, the power of the ego, and the birth of mass marketing as satisfied patients, skeptical experts, and sacrificial livestock respond to the unusual medical techniques of the worst doctor and best scoundrel America has ever seen.

BENEVOLENCE

ensemble theatre · producer · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Through the lens of three separate stories, Benevolence is an original two act drama about how our most important decisions are rarely made by us.
Through the lens of three separate stories, Benevolence is an original two act drama about how our most important decisions are rarely made by us.

EARWORM

ensemble theatre · impaired vision productions · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Earworm follows a group of people who each have a song stuck in their head that they're dying to get out. It deals with themes of mental health, relationships, and how we perceive the world. This story is tied together with familiar songs that will surely stick with you when the performance is over.
Earworm follows a group of people who each have a song stuck in their head that they're dying to get out. It deals with themes of mental health, relationships, and how we perceive the world. This story is tied together with familiar songs that will surely stick with you when the performance is over.

FORT HUACHUCA

ensemble theatre · ailema sousa · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
World War II. Arizona. African American nurses arrive on an army base camp. Join Mayvee, Marjorie, Georgia, Elinor, and Thelma on their journey as they face the biggest challenge of their lives.
World War II. Arizona. African American nurses arrive on an army base camp. Join Mayvee, Marjorie, Georgia, Elinor, and Thelma on their journey as they face the biggest challenge of their lives.

ESCALATION D: A LOVE STORY

ensemble theatre · midnight central theatre co. · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Devised from true life experiences of the company members, Escalation D explores the spectrum of consent, from the seemingly innocuous platinums to the life altering deep dark grays. You will laugh, you will cry, you might need a drink --- but our hope is to inspire respectful discourse.
Devised from true life experiences of the company members, Escalation D explores the spectrum of consent, from the seemingly innocuous platinums to the life altering deep dark grays. You will laugh, you will cry, you might need a drink --- but our hope is to inspire respectful discourse.

ALL AMERICAN SEX ADDICT/WOKE AF!

ensemble theatre · kadm productions · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
A self-proclaimed sex-addict and his estranged girlfriend attempt to turn their story into a movie that doesn't offend anyone. This proves harder than they thought as it seems everyone is offended by something different.
A self-proclaimed sex-addict and his estranged girlfriend attempt to turn their story into a movie that doesn't offend anyone. This proves harder than they thought as it seems everyone is offended by something different.

LIVE FROM THE HOBGOBLIN, IT’S HANK!

ensemble theatre · work in progress productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Hank T. Hobgoblin and his team present a slate of 10 minute plays from scripts found underneath The Hobgoblin Playhouse: A Case on the Aside by Jacob Smith, Pink Hat Blues by Gregory Crafts, The First Awkward Silence by Aaron Kozak, and The Most Famous Ghostwriter In The World by Brandie June.
Hank T. Hobgoblin and his team present a slate of 10 minute plays from scripts found underneath The Hobgoblin Playhouse: A Case on the Aside by Jacob Smith, Pink Hat Blues by Gregory Crafts, The First Awkward Silence by Aaron Kozak, and The Most Famous Ghostwriter In The World by Brandie June.

AMANDA THE BARBARIAN

ensemble theatre · franger brothers · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Amanda, the star of a new play and superstar in her own head improvs, breaks the 4th wall, and drinks on stage in this play within a play. Amanda The Barbarian is a love-letter to the theatre and to all the deluded people we know who hijack every production.
Amanda, the star of a new play and superstar in her own head improvs, breaks the 4th wall, and drinks on stage in this play within a play. Amanda The Barbarian is a love-letter to the theatre and to all the deluded people we know who hijack every production.

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.

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.

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.

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