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.

ME LOVE ME

ensemble theatre · be flat productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
Tuck is a libertine with a coke addiction and a middling acting career. Gemma is his pill-popping, performance artist girlfriend. When Tuck’s biological clone is released from a lab, the two men embark on a tear of booze, drugs, and clone-sex, leaving Gemma to pick up the pieces and try to move on.
Tuck is a libertine with a coke addiction and a middling acting career. Gemma is his pill-popping, performance artist girlfriend. When Tuck’s biological clone is released from a lab, the two men embark on a tear of booze, drugs, and clone-sex, leaving Gemma to pick up the pieces and try to move on.

LOVE ME RICHIE!

ensemble theatre · epiphany theatreworks · Ages 18+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
On August 15th, 1945 Elenore Mosley discovers she will never reach her true calling, Vaudeville. Her dreams of showgirl whimsy are dashed by an undiagnosed mental disorder. That same day, a bomb dropped over Hiroshima, Japan. This historical event will forever alter the life she's lived.
On August 15th, 1945 Elenore Mosley discovers she will never reach her true calling, Vaudeville. Her dreams of showgirl whimsy are dashed by an undiagnosed mental disorder. That same day, a bomb dropped over Hiroshima, Japan. This historical event will forever alter the life she's lived.

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.

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.

FATHERS AT A GAME

ensemble theatre · moving arts · Ages 17+ · United States
In Trey Nichols' explosive one-act play, fantasy and reality collide with deadly force. Moe and Eddie are buddies watching their sons playing football...or are they? Something weird is gurgling underneath this portrait of the American Dream. Be careful which side you root for.
In Trey Nichols' explosive one-act play, fantasy and reality collide with deadly force. Moe and Eddie are buddies watching their sons playing football...or are they? Something weird is gurgling underneath this portrait of the American Dream. Be careful which side you root for.

BRILLIANT TRACES

ensemble theatre · theatre before saddle · Ages 6+ · family friendly · United States
Brilliant Traces, by Cindy Lou Johnson, is a play about a woman who finds herself at the doorstep of a reclusive young man in the middle of the Alaskan Wilderness, just days after she was supposed to be married. Starring Riley Rose Critchlow, Clay Elliott and directed by Nick Zayas.
Brilliant Traces, by Cindy Lou Johnson, is a play about a woman who finds herself at the doorstep of a reclusive young man in the middle of the Alaskan Wilderness, just days after she was supposed to be married. Starring Riley Rose Critchlow, Clay Elliott and directed by Nick Zayas.

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.

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..."

FRANK AND AVA

ensemble theatre · mahoobla productions · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States
Ava Gardner was a sex symbol who dazzled all other sex symbols. Frank Sinatra was a singer who became one of the most successful performers of his time. The torrid relationship between these two icons is brought to life in a new play by Willard Manus. Presented by Mahoobla Productions.
Ava Gardner was a sex symbol who dazzled all other sex symbols. Frank Sinatra was a singer who became one of the most successful performers of his time. The torrid relationship between these two icons is brought to life in a new play by Willard Manus. Presented by Mahoobla Productions.

OBVIOUSLY MICHAEL

ensemble theatre · obviously michael productions · Ages 10+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
Most people are awful. Michael is already pretty sick of it, and he’s only six years old. In order to cope with the illogic of daily life, this precocious introvert constructs his own imaginary castle. Despite his attempts to ward off irritating peers, they somehow manage to get under his skin.
Most people are awful. Michael is already pretty sick of it, and he’s only six years old. In order to cope with the illogic of daily life, this precocious introvert constructs his own imaginary castle. Despite his attempts to ward off irritating peers, they somehow manage to get under his skin.

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.

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!

HOT CAT

ensemble theatre · theatre movement bazaar/theatre of note · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
HOT CAT is an original play created by Theatre Movement Bazaar. Directed by Tina Kronis with text by Richard Alger, and using the talents of Theatre of NOTE’s ensemble. TMB uses a synthesis of dance and theatre, a mixture of comedy & philosophy to create a sexy, succulent & virile dramatic work.
HOT CAT is an original play created by Theatre Movement Bazaar. Directed by Tina Kronis with text by Richard Alger, and using the talents of Theatre of NOTE’s ensemble. TMB uses a synthesis of dance and theatre, a mixture of comedy & philosophy to create a sexy, succulent & virile dramatic work.

FIRST DATE NIGHT

ensemble theatre · open fist theatre company · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
In three one acts we visit the aftermath of a one night stand, the first physical encounter after a Planet Sappho internet connection, and a set up with some "unforeseen" challenges. Souls collide on their quest for love...
In three one acts we visit the aftermath of a one night stand, the first physical encounter after a Planet Sappho internet connection, and a set up with some "unforeseen" challenges. Souls collide on their quest for love...