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.

DETROIT 2020

ensemble theatre · poor man theatre company and blj productions. · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Detroit 2020 is a look into the future of a city that time, corruption, and mis management literally destroys before our eyes. Conceived and directed by Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr., BLJ Productions Founder and Artistic Director. Coming to Hollywood Fringe 2013.
Detroit 2020 is a look into the future of a city that time, corruption, and mis management literally destroys before our eyes. Conceived and directed by Benny Lee Harris Lumpkins Jr., BLJ Productions Founder and Artistic Director. Coming to Hollywood Fringe 2013.

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!

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.

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.

DICK & JAYNE GET A LIFE

ensemble theatre · three peas productions, lazlo vidor productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Dick is an un-funny comedian. Jayne’s a pregnant, self-proclaimed f*ck-up. Together, Dick & Jayne Get A Life. Written by Peppur Chambers, directed by Les Wieder, two weirdos find solace in this quirky, 1hr sorta romantic sorta comedy. Presented by Lazlo Vidor Productions & Three Peas Productions.
Dick is an un-funny comedian. Jayne’s a pregnant, self-proclaimed f*ck-up. Together, Dick & Jayne Get A Life. Written by Peppur Chambers, directed by Les Wieder, two weirdos find solace in this quirky, 1hr sorta romantic sorta comedy. Presented by Lazlo Vidor Productions & Three Peas Productions.

RODEO TOWN

ensemble theatre · bellwether bros. theater works · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Somewhere in the desert, three frustrated cowboys and one hapless yuppie find that isolation breeds savagery in the world premier of Graham Bowlin's newest psychological drama. Both tender and darkly amusing, "Rodeo Town" is a moving inquiry into horror, compassion, and our ability to endure.
Somewhere in the desert, three frustrated cowboys and one hapless yuppie find that isolation breeds savagery in the world premier of Graham Bowlin's newest psychological drama. Both tender and darkly amusing, "Rodeo Town" is a moving inquiry into horror, compassion, and our ability to endure.

PHILOSOPHY IN THE BOUDOIR

ensemble theatre · os satyros combined artform · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · includes nudity · Brazil
Set in a bedroom,two libertines, host a young virgin girl. DISCLAIMER: This show contains frontal nudity,sex,scatology and blasphemy.Sade's text is not palatable.Not recommended for hypersensitive individuals. L.A. Weekly says GO!
Set in a bedroom,two libertines, host a young virgin girl. DISCLAIMER: This show contains frontal nudity,sex,scatology and blasphemy.Sade's text is not palatable.Not recommended for hypersensitive individuals. L.A. Weekly says GO!

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!"

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.

"THE LOVER" BY HAROLD PINTER

ensemble theatre · the smith and martin company · Ages 12+ · United States
Sarah's afternoon lover never threatened her marriage to Richard. Everyone was happy with the balance of things, until today... Suddenly, the relationship has become dangerously unbalanced and threatens to permanently change all three characters.
Sarah's afternoon lover never threatened her marriage to Richard. Everyone was happy with the balance of things, until today... Suddenly, the relationship has become dangerously unbalanced and threatens to permanently change all three characters.

DADDY

ensemble theatre · too dark for la · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
All families have secrets, but some secrets suck more than other. When Julia gets call that her father's liver has exploded, she must travel back to her family home in Tennessee where an especially bad secret is lurking. Warning: This dark comedy may include sex, drugs, and bad country music.
All families have secrets, but some secrets suck more than other. When Julia gets call that her father's liver has exploded, she must travel back to her family home in Tennessee where an especially bad secret is lurking. Warning: This dark comedy may include sex, drugs, and bad country music.

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.

ARE YOU FALLING?

ensemble theatre · dirty 13 (usc mfa '13) · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
"Are You Falling" dramatizes a real life court case about a woman accused of hiring an assassin to kill her ex-husband in cold blood in a park in front of their little girl. "Some stories are not stories at all, they are traps, they ensnare us, we can only fall into them..."
"Are You Falling" dramatizes a real life court case about a woman accused of hiring an assassin to kill her ex-husband in cold blood in a park in front of their little girl. "Some stories are not stories at all, they are traps, they ensnare us, we can only fall into them..."

DOZED & CONFUSED

Carl Kozlowski fell asleep at the wheel of his car, made Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank think he died mid-interview and had to race an LA bus at 90 mph. Now he's ready to share his craziest narcoleptic misadventures with you. Strap in!

Most Powerful Show for Fathers Day

"MUST-SEE" play on fatherhood & living a big, purposeful life. This play will get you to think, feel & live on a much higher level. Captivating & inspiring you to live an epic life. Chris is an Actor, UCLA Leadership Instructor & Acclaimed Speaker

SIGNS w/ Jonathan David

Born to Deaf parents with substance issues, Jonathan David takes us on a hilarious and inspiring first hand account of his and his parents upbringing, his own battles with addiction, and their own continued recovery. Spoken word with ASL Interpreter.