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.

DEBAUCHERS

ensemble theatre · luciani's absolute theater · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
"Debauchers" is a sensory-somatic theatrical exploration of art aroused by sexuality; an inspiring and uninhibited exhibition of portraits of real and fictional risk-taking-individuals who kindled by their lust for life, have defied personal and socially imposed limitations.
"Debauchers" is a sensory-somatic theatrical exploration of art aroused by sexuality; an inspiring and uninhibited exhibition of portraits of real and fictional risk-taking-individuals who kindled by their lust for life, have defied personal and socially imposed limitations.

PAGLIACCIS

ensemble theatre · good dip · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
A man helps clean the apartment of his best friend who has committed suicide alongside the older sister of the recently deceased, all the while trying to solve of the mystery as to why he hung himself. Performances benefit the ACLU, International Rescue Committee, and Planned Parenthood.
A man helps clean the apartment of his best friend who has committed suicide alongside the older sister of the recently deceased, all the while trying to solve of the mystery as to why he hung himself. Performances benefit the ACLU, International Rescue Committee, and Planned Parenthood.

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.

PLAY TO THE WHISTLE

ensemble theatre · tony reavis · world premiere · United States of America
While four friends are dealing with the loss of a loved one, their world gets turned upside down once again as a huge secret is revealed. Can this gang find it within themselves to pull together and handle the never ending changes that Life constantly brings them?
While four friends are dealing with the loss of a loved one, their world gets turned upside down once again as a huge secret is revealed. Can this gang find it within themselves to pull together and handle the never ending changes that Life constantly brings them?

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...

CHIMPSKIN

ensemble theatre · the puckwit gang · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Recalling her remarkable childhood in a scientist’s home, a young woman has to face a difficult reality— she has been, and always will be, a chimpanzee.
Recalling her remarkable childhood in a scientist’s home, a young woman has to face a difficult reality— she has been, and always will be, a chimpanzee.

NICAEA

ensemble theatre · independent · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
A fourth-century political thriller centered on the early Christian church at the Council of Nicaea. Christianity's origin story: theology, blackmail, and lies.
A fourth-century political thriller centered on the early Christian church at the Council of Nicaea. Christianity's origin story: theology, blackmail, and lies.

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

THE BIRTHING PIT

ensemble theatre · a gothic romance · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
They followed the blood. And the blood followed the gold. Fleeing a mysterious pestilence at the end of the American Revolutionary War, a Rhode Island couple journeys home from the Caribbean. But when tragedy strikes at sea, possibly from supernatural causes, can their love endure beyond the grave?
They followed the blood. And the blood followed the gold. Fleeing a mysterious pestilence at the end of the American Revolutionary War, a Rhode Island couple journeys home from the Caribbean. But when tragedy strikes at sea, possibly from supernatural causes, can their love endure beyond the grave?

INOSCULATION

ensemble theatre · katie devoe-peterson · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
This coming-of-age story follows Lu and Lynn, two women who find themselves alone in a bar with seemingly only a bottle of scotch in common. As they search to understand their relationship to time and space they realize their connection to each other is more than coincidence.
This coming-of-age story follows Lu and Lynn, two women who find themselves alone in a bar with seemingly only a bottle of scotch in common. As they search to understand their relationship to time and space they realize their connection to each other is more than coincidence.

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.

A SOLDIER'S PLAY

ensemble theatre · irt productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning mystery drama. The sudden murder of the sergeant of an all black company in Louisiana during World War II exposes racial tensions and resentment against both soldiers and their white officers, and each other.
Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning mystery drama. The sudden murder of the sergeant of an all black company in Louisiana during World War II exposes racial tensions and resentment against both soldiers and their white officers, and each other.

UNSPOKEN: SHAKESPEARE'S PERSONAE IN PERIL

ensemble theatre · los angeles drama club professionals · Ages 14+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
9 minor Shakespeare Actor-Characters are held without explanation in a Global Greenroom while Elite "Funders" vote on permanently cutting down the Canon. Portia puts them on trial as they stand before the ominous Committee and defend their relevance...or be eliminated from their plays, forever.
9 minor Shakespeare Actor-Characters are held without explanation in a Global Greenroom while Elite "Funders" vote on permanently cutting down the Canon. Portia puts them on trial as they stand before the ominous Committee and defend their relevance...or be eliminated from their plays, forever.

THE KING'S LANGUAGE

ensemble theatre · yejin-ham productions · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
The story of a king that flows to the beats of a Korean drum anchored by dialogue, song and movement. Spoken in English with a peppering of Korean, this historical dramedy crosses culture to speak about a fundamental human tool with whimsy.
The story of a king that flows to the beats of a Korean drum anchored by dialogue, song and movement. Spoken in English with a peppering of Korean, this historical dramedy crosses culture to speak about a fundamental human tool with whimsy.