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.

HERCULES INSANE

ensemble theatre · the school of night · Ages 16+ · United States of America
The School of Night is proud to present a Neronean spectacle of poetic bombast, gut-wrenching tragedy, mask melodrama, gladiatorial combat, classical Indian dance, live human sacrifice, toxic masculinity, feminine wrath, murderous insanity and bloody horror. Are you not entertained?!
The School of Night is proud to present a Neronean spectacle of poetic bombast, gut-wrenching tragedy, mask melodrama, gladiatorial combat, classical Indian dance, live human sacrifice, toxic masculinity, feminine wrath, murderous insanity and bloody horror. Are you not entertained?!

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.

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.

I STOP BREATHING WHEN YOU SMILE

ensemble theatre · enfyrian images · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
It’s the evening of the 1977 New York City blackout and the chaos from the streets is about to bubble into the quaint lives of two unwitting lovers, who stand on the precipice of ruin.
It’s the evening of the 1977 New York City blackout and the chaos from the streets is about to bubble into the quaint lives of two unwitting lovers, who stand on the precipice of ruin.

GLITCH

ensemble theatre · rough riders theatre cavalry · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Six years after Jonathan massacred thirteen students he is giving his first interview. Rachel, an up and coming journalist, is given the opportunity of a lifetime to interview him. When the two meet Rachel discovers that Jonathan is not what the media made him out to be.
Six years after Jonathan massacred thirteen students he is giving his first interview. Rachel, an up and coming journalist, is given the opportunity of a lifetime to interview him. When the two meet Rachel discovers that Jonathan is not what the media made him out to be.

ROOM NO. 9 AT THE CHRYSALIS INN

ensemble theatre · ratheatre | kelleygirl planet · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States of America
Room No. 9 at the Chrysalis Inn is an animated story of a woman's healing journey in a hotel room. Alice, the main character, has checked into the Chrysalis Inn to cocoon herself from her toxic life of domestic abuse and a past childhood trauma.
Room No. 9 at the Chrysalis Inn is an animated story of a woman's healing journey in a hotel room. Alice, the main character, has checked into the Chrysalis Inn to cocoon herself from her toxic life of domestic abuse and a past childhood trauma.

NIGHTS IN SQUIRT CITY, PHUKENBURG

ensemble theatre · alex at the fringe · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
In a post-truth, globalized society, where factual lines are blurred, "Nights In Squirt City, Phukenburg" explores the intricate and complicated corners of the dark-web. It is where visitors from all over the world ambiguously congregate online to feed their darkest desires.
In a post-truth, globalized society, where factual lines are blurred, "Nights In Squirt City, Phukenburg" explores the intricate and complicated corners of the dark-web. It is where visitors from all over the world ambiguously congregate online to feed their darkest desires.

NEGATIVE SPACES

ensemble theatre · cluster b · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Life, death and the space between: this play explores trust, betrayal, longing and loss, and their corrosive effects on relationships and the choices that define them. Heavy, sad, with moments of harsh reality cut by sharp humor, it examines what happens when a couple can't (or won't) reproduce.
Life, death and the space between: this play explores trust, betrayal, longing and loss, and their corrosive effects on relationships and the choices that define them. Heavy, sad, with moments of harsh reality cut by sharp humor, it examines what happens when a couple can't (or won't) reproduce.

LIGHTS OUT IN THE HERMIT’S CAVE!

ensemble theatre · self produced · Ages 8+ · world premiere · United States of America
From the the airwaves of the 1930s and 40s to the stage: we present this old time radio horror double feature. From Lights Out: “Valse Triste”& From The Hermit’s Cave: “The House on Lost Man’s Bluff.” Join us for an evening of vintage thrills and chills!
From the the airwaves of the 1930s and 40s to the stage: we present this old time radio horror double feature. From Lights Out: “Valse Triste”& From The Hermit’s Cave: “The House on Lost Man’s Bluff.” Join us for an evening of vintage thrills and chills!

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.

…MEANTIME AT HOJO'S

ensemble theatre · the gangbusters theatre company · Ages 12+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
June 16th 1972, Howard Hunt and G. Gordon Liddy have business to tend. Tonight's Mission: Oversee a group of five men sent to repair listening devices they installed five weeks earlier into DNC's Headquarters at the Watergate Complex in Washington DC. What the fuck could possibly go wrong?
June 16th 1972, Howard Hunt and G. Gordon Liddy have business to tend. Tonight's Mission: Oversee a group of five men sent to repair listening devices they installed five weeks earlier into DNC's Headquarters at the Watergate Complex in Washington DC. What the fuck could possibly go wrong?

"THE THIRTY-THREE"

ensemble theatre · reaact · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Reilly has never questioned her life before. While working a dead-end job with nothing to show for it, Dhyrce shows her a way to live life that may be the kind of excitement she's looking for. What neither of them know is that the meaning of life is harder to figure out than just playing the part.
Reilly has never questioned her life before. While working a dead-end job with nothing to show for it, Dhyrce shows her a way to live life that may be the kind of excitement she's looking for. What neither of them know is that the meaning of life is harder to figure out than just playing the part.

KNOWNO’S - #FIXMYSHITUATION

ensemble theatre · rawchattruths · Ages 17+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
NO has found her long lost meaning.
NO has found her long lost meaning.

ALTERNATIVE ACTS: THE LEFTOVERS

ensemble theatre · theatre of note · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
An hour of hilarious one acts featuring love in the time space continuum, pussy hats and cowboys, cat ladies and prison, a sexy solution to world peace and more. Intrigued? Of course you are! Come grab a drink and watch!
An hour of hilarious one acts featuring love in the time space continuum, pussy hats and cowboys, cat ladies and prison, a sexy solution to world peace and more. Intrigued? Of course you are! Come grab a drink and watch!

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