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BEYOND - SCHACHNER VS. SCHACHNER

solo performance · abby schachner · Ages 12+ · one person show · United States of America
Schachner Vs. Schachner the feel-bad comedy about family, identity and attempted murder is BACK! "Tragic" "Hilarious" "Heartbreaking" Saturday, October 8th, 8:30pm Friday, October 28th, 7pm Studio C 6448 Santa Monica Blvd. Feel the Love!
Schachner Vs. Schachner the feel-bad comedy about family, identity and attempted murder is BACK! "Tragic" "Hilarious" "Heartbreaking" Saturday, October 8th, 8:30pm Friday, October 28th, 7pm Studio C 6448 Santa Monica Blvd. Feel the Love!

REBORNING BY ZAYD DOHRN

ensemble theatre · curious beast theatre co · Ages 16+ · United States
A dark comedy about life-like baby dolls, latex, and phallus. Two artists, Kelly and Daizy, use their skills to fill the void of those in need. A demanding client may be the key to Kelly's past, as the story unfolds she discovers the path to her own REBORNING.
A dark comedy about life-like baby dolls, latex, and phallus. Two artists, Kelly and Daizy, use their skills to fill the void of those in need. A demanding client may be the key to Kelly's past, as the story unfolds she discovers the path to her own REBORNING.

VENGEANCE CAN WAIT

ensemble theatre · kuro productions · Ages 18+ · United States
Vengeance Can Wait navigates Japanese sub-culture as it charts a different kind of love story. Dark, twisted, and touching, odd roommates come to understand the "kinks" in their relationship.
Vengeance Can Wait navigates Japanese sub-culture as it charts a different kind of love story. Dark, twisted, and touching, odd roommates come to understand the "kinks" in their relationship.

DEATH AND TOM

ensemble theatre · moorpark college · Ages 15+ · United States
Thomas wakes on an empty shore. He meets death, and they play cards on a boat.
Thomas wakes on an empty shore. He meets death, and they play cards on a boat.

FEAST

comedy · tba · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
The world premiere event of 2014 from Dylan-Mark Wallace. A new horror-comedy about respecting your elders, fatherly duties, motherly love, food and family.
The world premiere event of 2014 from Dylan-Mark Wallace. A new horror-comedy about respecting your elders, fatherly duties, motherly love, food and family.

BULLET IN YOUR HAND

ensemble theatre · divergent theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
When a man discovers the infidelity of his girlfriend, his plan for retaliation takes an unexpected turn.
When a man discovers the infidelity of his girlfriend, his plan for retaliation takes an unexpected turn.

YOSHIBA

ensemble theatre · the ceiling people · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
YOSHIBA is based on real events… or rather it’s based on real customer complaints written to computer companies based on allegedly real events. This play cannot be used as evidence in a court of law.
YOSHIBA is based on real events… or rather it’s based on real customer complaints written to computer companies based on allegedly real events. This play cannot be used as evidence in a court of law.

FAT PIG

ensemble theatre · anglertheatre · Ages 14+ · United States
Cow. Slob. Pig. How many insults can you hear before defending the woman you love? Tom faces that question when he falls for Helen- a funny, sexy woman who happens to be plus-sized. Forced to dissect his views on beauty & value, Tom has to decide what dictates who he loves.. society or his heart?
Cow. Slob. Pig. How many insults can you hear before defending the woman you love? Tom faces that question when he falls for Helen- a funny, sexy woman who happens to be plus-sized. Forced to dissect his views on beauty & value, Tom has to decide what dictates who he loves.. society or his heart?

THE PENS SHALL HAVE THEIR DAY - A DARK COMEDY

ensemble theatre · rabbits2u · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
A dark, surreal comedy inspired by the poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot.
A dark, surreal comedy inspired by the poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot.

AMMO

ensemble theatre · fierce backbone · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Lock 'n Load America! Tales from a gun obsessed country.
Lock 'n Load America! Tales from a gun obsessed country.

DOLORES

ensemble theatre · dolores and co · Ages 18+ · United States
Written by Edward Allan Baker, Dolores is a brutally dark comedy about two sisters drawn together by shared experiences. Dolores will star Michelle Campbell and Leah Patterson. Jeneffa Soldatic, a lifetime member of The Actor’s Studio, will direct. Joy Dabbs will serve as stage manager.
Written by Edward Allan Baker, Dolores is a brutally dark comedy about two sisters drawn together by shared experiences. Dolores will star Michelle Campbell and Leah Patterson. Jeneffa Soldatic, a lifetime member of The Actor’s Studio, will direct. Joy Dabbs will serve as stage manager.

HONESTLY, OK- THE SEMI-TRUE STORY OF A GIRL AND HER SHOES

ensemble theatre · greatest day of lives productions- lauren stone and nicole dominguez · Ages 17+ · world premiere · United States
Honestly, Ok is a hilarious, cruel view one woman's struggle to find a home and make a life for herself.
Honestly, Ok is a hilarious, cruel view one woman's struggle to find a home and make a life for herself.

'DENTITY CRISIS

comedy · alexa-sascha lewin and selah victor · Ages 17+ · United States
Christopher Durang’s absurd comedy challenges our perceptions of sanity, sexuality and gender. Recovering from a nervous breakdown, Jane is nursed and nagged by her energetic and overwhelming mother, Edith Fromage, who claims to have invented cheese. I dentity, you dentity, he she or it dentities.
Christopher Durang’s absurd comedy challenges our perceptions of sanity, sexuality and gender. Recovering from a nervous breakdown, Jane is nursed and nagged by her energetic and overwhelming mother, Edith Fromage, who claims to have invented cheese. I dentity, you dentity, he she or it dentities.

INDEPENDENCE

ensemble theatre · v watson productions · Ages 14+ · United States
A bold, moving, and darkly funny family drama from Tony- and Pulitzer-nominated playwright Lee Blessing. Three sisters must contend with their mentally-ill mother and confront the demons of their past to forge a new, imperfect road to independence. Directed by industry veteran Vernee Watson.
A bold, moving, and darkly funny family drama from Tony- and Pulitzer-nominated playwright Lee Blessing. Three sisters must contend with their mentally-ill mother and confront the demons of their past to forge a new, imperfect road to independence. Directed by industry veteran Vernee Watson.

SHOCK TREATMENT

comedy · io west · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States
Two old friends reconnect for drinks at The Kibitz Room at Canter's Deli in Hollywood. Things get weird when they strike up a drunken conversation with the very serious punk band consisting of three middle school boys that are playing at the bar.
Two old friends reconnect for drinks at The Kibitz Room at Canter's Deli in Hollywood. Things get weird when they strike up a drunken conversation with the very serious punk band consisting of three middle school boys that are playing at the bar.