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.

BENEVOLENCE

ensemble theatre · producer · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Through the lens of three separate stories, Benevolence is an original two act drama about how our most important decisions are rarely made by us.
Through the lens of three separate stories, Benevolence is an original two act drama about how our most important decisions are rarely made by us.

PERVERT

ensemble theatre · gnomad theater company · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Who would you call a Pervert? This is the story of a rising political star whose lust for power is challenged by the demons of his past and present. Sex scandals collide with dark family secrets, and Faustian bargains are made to serve the greater good.
Who would you call a Pervert? This is the story of a rising political star whose lust for power is challenged by the demons of his past and present. Sex scandals collide with dark family secrets, and Faustian bargains are made to serve the greater good.

RONNIE BRIXTON - THE BEST OF BRITISH BOXING

ensemble theatre · john f. smith inc. · Ages 10+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Top BBC Boxing commentator Ronnie Brixton takes the stage to address his fans - promising an intimate, witty exposé of the macho world of British Boxing, his life as the son of revered trainer "King George" Brixton, and the secret origin of not only the tabloid rumors, but his very identity.
Top BBC Boxing commentator Ronnie Brixton takes the stage to address his fans - promising an intimate, witty exposé of the macho world of British Boxing, his life as the son of revered trainer "King George" Brixton, and the secret origin of not only the tabloid rumors, but his very identity.

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!

DEATH OF A MAILMAN

ensemble theatre · annie c. wright · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Marty and Joe have worked together at the USPS for nearly thirty years, but when Marty discovers that Joe has been hoarding mail, he starts to question their relationship and the difference between what it means to be a friend or merely an acquaintance.
Marty and Joe have worked together at the USPS for nearly thirty years, but when Marty discovers that Joe has been hoarding mail, he starts to question their relationship and the difference between what it means to be a friend or merely an acquaintance.

THE GRAY

ensemble theatre · the ladyparts collective · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Inspired by interviews with the L.A. college community, THE GRAY by The LadyParts Collective follows a student as she navigates the aftermath of sexual assault. This production, featuring students and alumni of Moorpark College, shows how this script can be used to spark a dialogue on any campus.
Inspired by interviews with the L.A. college community, THE GRAY by The LadyParts Collective follows a student as she navigates the aftermath of sexual assault. This production, featuring students and alumni of Moorpark College, shows how this script can be used to spark a dialogue on any campus.

SEMINAR

ensemble theatre · pop up theater inc. · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · United States of America
The story begins with four aspiring writers who have just hired world renowned writer, editor and teacher Leonard for a 10 week seminar to teach them how to be better writers and help their careers along.
The story begins with four aspiring writers who have just hired world renowned writer, editor and teacher Leonard for a 10 week seminar to teach them how to be better writers and help their careers along.

HOUSE OF TALES

ensemble theatre · assembly call · Ages 10+ · United States of America
An ensemble of young Chinese artists merges their unfulfillable fantasies with stories found in a book written 350 years ago(《聊斋志异》). In a house both imaginary and real, mythical creatures step into ordinary life, as repressed fantasies revives in a city where fantasies are constantly made and sold.
An ensemble of young Chinese artists merges their unfulfillable fantasies with stories found in a book written 350 years ago(《聊斋志异》). In a house both imaginary and real, mythical creatures step into ordinary life, as repressed fantasies revives in a city where fantasies are constantly made and sold.

…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 WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE BY DEBORAH BREVOORT

ensemble theatre · little earthquakes emsemble · Ages 14+ · United States of America
A modern, Greek tragedy about the triumph of love over hate written by Deborah Brevoort. A mother roams the hills of Lockerbie Scotland, looking for her son’s remains. She meets the women of Lockerbie, who are fighting to obtain the clothing of the victims found in the plane’s wreckage.
A modern, Greek tragedy about the triumph of love over hate written by Deborah Brevoort. A mother roams the hills of Lockerbie Scotland, looking for her son’s remains. She meets the women of Lockerbie, who are fighting to obtain the clothing of the victims found in the plane’s wreckage.

NARCOLEPSY, INC

ensemble theatre · third rail alive · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Speculative fiction set in a theocratic state where sleep and dreams are policed and manufactured by the multinational, Narcolepsy, Inc. whose chief scientist and engineer, a queer Black woman, is under house arrest for selling company secrets.
Speculative fiction set in a theocratic state where sleep and dreams are policed and manufactured by the multinational, Narcolepsy, Inc. whose chief scientist and engineer, a queer Black woman, is under house arrest for selling company secrets.

THE OBAMA EFFECT

ensemble theatre · the marshall studio · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
The Obama Effect is a one act play that deals with how Barack Obama changed the conversation in America from the time he announced that he was running for President up until his victory.
The Obama Effect is a one act play that deals with how Barack Obama changed the conversation in America from the time he announced that he was running for President up until his victory.

SAM SHEPARD & PATTI SMITH'S COWBOY MOUTH

ensemble theatre · girl trip productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Patti Smith and Sam Shepard wrote this intimate play as punk, rock and new wave collide. A woman kidnaps a young man with the hopes of inspiring him to be a rock and roll star. Cowboy Mouth is about taking responsibility for our own creativity, and falling in love with the person, not the potential.
Patti Smith and Sam Shepard wrote this intimate play as punk, rock and new wave collide. A woman kidnaps a young man with the hopes of inspiring him to be a rock and roll star. Cowboy Mouth is about taking responsibility for our own creativity, and falling in love with the person, not the potential.

FORT HUACHUCA

ensemble theatre · ailema sousa · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
World War II. Arizona. African American nurses arrive on an army base camp. Join Mayvee, Marjorie, Georgia, Elinor, and Thelma on their journey as they face the biggest challenge of their lives.
World War II. Arizona. African American nurses arrive on an army base camp. Join Mayvee, Marjorie, Georgia, Elinor, and Thelma on their journey as they face the biggest challenge of their lives.