CLOSER

ensemble theatre · lost in translation · Ages 18+ · United States of America
What started as a casual fling between two unsuspecting grifters turns into a savage power struggle as four strangers are frantically drawn to each other. All proceeds from tickets sales will benefit the Stella Adler Outreach Division.
What started as a casual fling between two unsuspecting grifters turns into a savage power struggle as four strangers are frantically drawn to each other. All proceeds from tickets sales will benefit the Stella Adler Outreach Division.

THE [ ] BOX

ensemble theatre · the alliance of los angeles playwrights (alap) · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Six short plays revolving around a mysterious wooden box. What’s inside the box? What does the box do? Is it alive… or is that only your imagination?
Six short plays revolving around a mysterious wooden box. What’s inside the box? What does the box do? Is it alive… or is that only your imagination?

CHATTER

ensemble theatre · a bench productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
*WINNER HFF SCHOLARSHIP *WINNER SHORT + SWEET AWARD *WINNER ENCORE AWARD A dark comedy about a woman who goes toe-to-toe with her racial identity, religious guilt, crippling insecurity and destructive body shaming. Will the voices of self-doubt win? That's a question to ask yourself...
*WINNER HFF SCHOLARSHIP *WINNER SHORT + SWEET AWARD *WINNER ENCORE AWARD A dark comedy about a woman who goes toe-to-toe with her racial identity, religious guilt, crippling insecurity and destructive body shaming. Will the voices of self-doubt win? That's a question to ask yourself...

OPHELIA

ensemble theatre · tbd · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
A furious Ophelia is reunited with Hamlet after 800 years in a Purgatory aquarium. At once funny, poetic, and achingly human, Meghan Brown's characters navigate worlds both surreal and prosaic in this one-act play.
A furious Ophelia is reunited with Hamlet after 800 years in a Purgatory aquarium. At once funny, poetic, and achingly human, Meghan Brown's characters navigate worlds both surreal and prosaic in this one-act play.

DOMINO IS DOWN

ensemble theatre · the lounge theatre · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
A guy walks into a bar...and might not walk back out.
A guy walks into a bar...and might not walk back out.

THIS SIDE OF SWEETWATER

ensemble theatre · lightning rod theater · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Award-winning playwright Tom Stanczyk explores the absurd, the romantic and the enigmatic through the lives of seven couples in THIS SIDE OF SWEETWATER. Through dreamscapes, celebrations and rough times, lovers fall for each other, argue, swear they can't go on, and then ... they go on.
Award-winning playwright Tom Stanczyk explores the absurd, the romantic and the enigmatic through the lives of seven couples in THIS SIDE OF SWEETWATER. Through dreamscapes, celebrations and rough times, lovers fall for each other, argue, swear they can't go on, and then ... they go on.

DYING CITY

ensemble theatre · neville-andrews productions · Ages 13+ · United States of America
A year after Craig’s death in Iraq, his twin brother arrives unannounced at the soldier’s wife’s home & the two are forced to face the reality of Craig’s suspicious passing. Dying City weaves between past and present to explore what happens when the dust of war settles and a new truth is revealed.
A year after Craig’s death in Iraq, his twin brother arrives unannounced at the soldier’s wife’s home & the two are forced to face the reality of Craig’s suspicious passing. Dying City weaves between past and present to explore what happens when the dust of war settles and a new truth is revealed.

SWEPT AWAY

ensemble theatre · westside original works · Ages 0+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
Art imitates life when a writer returns to his first love in this haunting tale of the heart. Original music set to a play.
Art imitates life when a writer returns to his first love in this haunting tale of the heart. Original music set to a play.

THE PHYSICISTS

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.
"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.

EMERGENCY OPERATION

ensemble theatre · cockeyed optimist productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
This is a love story about a break-up. When Adam discovers his girlfriend Kelsey has cheated, he decides to fix his broken heart with surgery and must face the consequences. Driven by an all female production team, Emergency Operation tackles heartbreak with humor, wit, and love.
This is a love story about a break-up. When Adam discovers his girlfriend Kelsey has cheated, he decides to fix his broken heart with surgery and must face the consequences. Driven by an all female production team, Emergency Operation tackles heartbreak with humor, wit, and love.

GRIMM TALES

ensemble theatre · n/a · Ages 0+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
Two young brothers live in a small house just at the edge of their city. Next to them is a forest, out of place but regarded with normalcy. When tension rises at home, the boys hide in their room, spinning wild stories together. In the forest, they find that stories may have a life of their own.
Two young brothers live in a small house just at the edge of their city. Next to them is a forest, out of place but regarded with normalcy. When tension rises at home, the boys hide in their room, spinning wild stories together. In the forest, they find that stories may have a life of their own.

JACK THE RIPPERS MISTRESS

ensemble theatre · cynthia asmar · world premiere · United States of America
The worlds unsolved murders.... What if they were at the hands of one man.... An immortal man. A man driven by his own madness. Or was it the woman who loved him? The innocence he could not escape. She tells her story... Her life of being, Jack the Rippers mistress
The worlds unsolved murders.... What if they were at the hands of one man.... An immortal man. A man driven by his own madness. Or was it the woman who loved him? The innocence he could not escape. She tells her story... Her life of being, Jack the Rippers mistress

LADIES IN WAITING: THE JUDGEMENT OF HENRY VIII

ensemble theatre · tier 5 theatre project · Ages 12+ · United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
What's a Tudor monarch to do when he has to face his six wives in the afterlife? The Edinburgh Fringe SELL OUT, smash hit makes its US Debut! Through humour, heartbreak, and hubris, Henry VIII comes face to face with what his legacy has become: one entirely defined by women.
What's a Tudor monarch to do when he has to face his six wives in the afterlife? The Edinburgh Fringe SELL OUT, smash hit makes its US Debut! Through humour, heartbreak, and hubris, Henry VIII comes face to face with what his legacy has become: one entirely defined by women.

SECURE STORAGE

ensemble theatre · dharma bum productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
2017 COMBINED ARTFORUM PICK OF THE FRINGE ENCORE! PRODUCER'S AWARD A new play by C.J. Haine. Meet Thomas and Lauren Cherry, who spend the 4th of July confronting law enforcement, dildos, crack pipes, and their own inglorious selves. https://www.facebook.com/SecureStorageThePlay
2017 COMBINED ARTFORUM PICK OF THE FRINGE ENCORE! PRODUCER'S AWARD A new play by C.J. Haine. Meet Thomas and Lauren Cherry, who spend the 4th of July confronting law enforcement, dildos, crack pipes, and their own inglorious selves. https://www.facebook.com/SecureStorageThePlay

REASONS TO BE PRETTY

ensemble theatre · maxwellton productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Say what you mean and mean what you say… Neil LaBute's "Reasons to Be Pretty" uses everyday language to illuminate our core values and deepest insecurities. Four characters explore the meaning of the word "pretty" and how it can seem to mean both everything and nothing all at the same time.
Say what you mean and mean what you say… Neil LaBute's "Reasons to Be Pretty" uses everyday language to illuminate our core values and deepest insecurities. Four characters explore the meaning of the word "pretty" and how it can seem to mean both everything and nothing all at the same time.