UNMODERATED: READINGS FROM THE THEEASTSIDERLA.COM COMMENTS

ensemble theatre · the eastsider · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
It's like "Our Town," if "Our Town" had more arguments about hipsters and gentrification. "Unmoderated" is documentary theater that provides a compelling look into the dynamic communities of Northeast L.A., Silver Lake and Echo Park through the anonymous commenters who gather on theEastsiderla.com.
It's like "Our Town," if "Our Town" had more arguments about hipsters and gentrification. "Unmoderated" is documentary theater that provides a compelling look into the dynamic communities of Northeast L.A., Silver Lake and Echo Park through the anonymous commenters who gather on theEastsiderla.com.

APERTURE

ensemble theatre · dog park theater co. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
In this darkly comedic one-act, George is faced with the consequences of his paranoia during a surreal four a.m. slide show containing photos of his fiancé taken by JR, the man he hired to follow her. Wit and wisdom provided by a promiscuous bag lady. (Shows at 11 p.m. on Saturdays…so, free drinks!)
In this darkly comedic one-act, George is faced with the consequences of his paranoia during a surreal four a.m. slide show containing photos of his fiancé taken by JR, the man he hired to follow her. Wit and wisdom provided by a promiscuous bag lady. (Shows at 11 p.m. on Saturdays…so, free drinks!)

CLEANER THAN BLOOD

ensemble theatre · thirty90ne · Ages 15+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States
WORLD PREMIERE. When a young woman stumbles upon two squatters living in her uncle’s old wine cellar, it prompts an evening of introductions, cross-examinations, and a con that spins wildly out of control.
WORLD PREMIERE. When a young woman stumbles upon two squatters living in her uncle’s old wine cellar, it prompts an evening of introductions, cross-examinations, and a con that spins wildly out of control.

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.

EXPERIMENT

ensemble theatre · actors circle ensemble · Ages 15+ · United States
What would you do if you had to kill for survival? This is the question that two lone prisoners must face in an isolated cell in the not too distant future. "Experiment" was recently performed at South Coast Repertory's SRCramble Series and the LA Examiner called it "Riveting!"
What would you do if you had to kill for survival? This is the question that two lone prisoners must face in an isolated cell in the not too distant future. "Experiment" was recently performed at South Coast Repertory's SRCramble Series and the LA Examiner called it "Riveting!"

MUGGSY

ensemble theatre · actors studio · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Muggsy is a macaw and a reincarnation of - well, never mind. You'll spend an hour laughing and maybe thinking - wait a minute - why am I laughing?
Muggsy is a macaw and a reincarnation of - well, never mind. You'll spend an hour laughing and maybe thinking - wait a minute - why am I laughing?

THE BABY

ensemble theatre · the visceral company · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States
Part bizarre love story, part twisted fairy tale, part mystery thriller and all outrageous and offensive, the 70s cult film comes to the stage with a story of an eccentric family and their adult “Baby” that is so strange and shocking, you won’t believe it’s happening right in front of you. 18+ only.
Part bizarre love story, part twisted fairy tale, part mystery thriller and all outrageous and offensive, the 70s cult film comes to the stage with a story of an eccentric family and their adult “Baby” that is so strange and shocking, you won’t believe it’s happening right in front of you. 18+ only.

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.

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.

ANCHOR

ensemble theatre · haley's flight, llc · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
A one act play about psychologist Dr. Leon Gold’s fractured professional and personal life. When Leon is introduced to a new, high crisis patient – Parker, a champion swimmer on the brink of becoming a suicide statistic, Leon is forced to confront his own troubled relationship with his son.
A one act play about psychologist Dr. Leon Gold’s fractured professional and personal life. When Leon is introduced to a new, high crisis patient – Parker, a champion swimmer on the brink of becoming a suicide statistic, Leon is forced to confront his own troubled relationship with his son.

MARSHALL'S LAW

ensemble theatre · midnight drive productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
MARSHALL'S LAW explores the explosive confrontation that happens after Abby’s son locks her in the basement with Zach, her ex-best friend. They are forced to deal with each other for the first time since Zach began a relationship with Abby’s ex-husband who was recently killed in a car accident.
MARSHALL'S LAW explores the explosive confrontation that happens after Abby’s son locks her in the basement with Zach, her ex-best friend. They are forced to deal with each other for the first time since Zach began a relationship with Abby’s ex-husband who was recently killed in a car accident.

WAITING FOR CALLAS TO SING . . . BY HOMER BARRERA

ensemble theatre · hebe barrera · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · United States
Scenes from award-winning play by Homer Barrera: "Waiting for Callas to Sing . . . " Roles originally created by the late great Lupe Ontiveros, in whose memory the current production is dedicated, and Efrain Figueroa in debut production directed by Mike Gomez (1997). Sing, "Cielito Lindo!"
Scenes from award-winning play by Homer Barrera: "Waiting for Callas to Sing . . . " Roles originally created by the late great Lupe Ontiveros, in whose memory the current production is dedicated, and Efrain Figueroa in debut production directed by Mike Gomez (1997). Sing, "Cielito Lindo!"

WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE

ensemble theatre · csula goes to fringe & recession theatre collective · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
Who deserves the spot on the springboard to salvation? Through their I-was-here-first argument, a man and a woman are forced to re-live moments of their past, and the traumatizing events that led them both to a bridge in an attempt to end their lives.
Who deserves the spot on the springboard to salvation? Through their I-was-here-first argument, a man and a woman are forced to re-live moments of their past, and the traumatizing events that led them both to a bridge in an attempt to end their lives.

THE KATRINA COMEDY FEST

ensemble theatre · bayou playhouse & flambeaux productions · Ages 14+ · family friendly · United States
The mayor of New Orleans proposed celebrating Hurricane Katrina's first anniversary with a comedy hour. Could he have meant "Comedy" in the classic sense? Through the words of five New Orleanians, experience the heartbreak, humanity, and yes, Comedy of those who rode out the storm.
The mayor of New Orleans proposed celebrating Hurricane Katrina's first anniversary with a comedy hour. Could he have meant "Comedy" in the classic sense? Through the words of five New Orleanians, experience the heartbreak, humanity, and yes, Comedy of those who rode out the storm.

THE FIRE ROOM

ensemble theatre · fugitive kind · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
The Fire Room by Meghan Brown follows two ghosts who have finally found true love. Set in the place where love meets loss and fear meets dreaming, it is a dark, funny journey through loneliness, sex, death, and love. Fugitive Kind Theater makes their exuberant, vigorous Fringe debut.
The Fire Room by Meghan Brown follows two ghosts who have finally found true love. Set in the place where love meets loss and fear meets dreaming, it is a dark, funny journey through loneliness, sex, death, and love. Fugitive Kind Theater makes their exuberant, vigorous Fringe debut.