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SCOOTER THOMAS MAKES IT TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD

ensemble theatre · kevin a shipp · United States
Dennis receives a call from his mother telling him that his best friend from boyhood, Scooter Thomas, has died. Dennis relives his memories with Scooter and explores the changes we never expect when we become adults.
Dennis receives a call from his mother telling him that his best friend from boyhood, Scooter Thomas, has died. Dennis relives his memories with Scooter and explores the changes we never expect when we become adults.

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.

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!

THE CREEPS

solo performance · schapf · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · New Zealand
The Creeps is a devised Solo work. The audience enters a dark and mysterious world where 4 characters, all extremely different in their physical traits, exist. The audience will not be a passive one, as these characters are Bouffon's, and they love to talk.
The Creeps is a devised Solo work. The audience enters a dark and mysterious world where 4 characters, all extremely different in their physical traits, exist. The audience will not be a passive one, as these characters are Bouffon's, and they love to talk.

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.

'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.

IMPROVISATION

ensemble theatre · heartland plays · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States
Hidden agendas reveal potential truths that gravely affect the relationships and sanity of three women in an acting exercise challenging the audience to separate truth from fiction regarding friendship, marriage, family, love, abuse and betrayal.
Hidden agendas reveal potential truths that gravely affect the relationships and sanity of three women in an acting exercise challenging the audience to separate truth from fiction regarding friendship, marriage, family, love, abuse and betrayal.

RSVP: RIP (REALLY INTO PARTYING)

solo performance · angry alice · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · United States
When Janey takes an ominous internet quiz predicting the date of her death, she must plan the hottest funeral Hollywood has ever seen! Will she get famous before she dies or die trying? One woman. One guitarist. One brand new face melting rock musical.
When Janey takes an ominous internet quiz predicting the date of her death, she must plan the hottest funeral Hollywood has ever seen! Will she get famous before she dies or die trying? One woman. One guitarist. One brand new face melting rock musical.

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.

POLY BUNKER SINGS

comedy · sly fortress productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
Three short plays in which Poly Bunker never sings. Through different types of relationships, across multiple genres, we explore love, lust, and obtuse obsession... and then bask in their related repercussions. This is gonna be some smart, funny shit... so get your tickets today!
Three short plays in which Poly Bunker never sings. Through different types of relationships, across multiple genres, we explore love, lust, and obtuse obsession... and then bask in their related repercussions. This is gonna be some smart, funny shit... so get your tickets today!

CHICKEN IN A BOX

ensemble theatre · nobones productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
Owen has barricaded himself in his Chicago apartment. No one comes in. He never goes out. When Toby, his boisterous new neighbor, moves in across the hall, his routine is harshly disrupted. But what happens when all the walls come down and the real truth comes out? Who will end up saving who?
Owen has barricaded himself in his Chicago apartment. No one comes in. He never goes out. When Toby, his boisterous new neighbor, moves in across the hall, his routine is harshly disrupted. But what happens when all the walls come down and the real truth comes out? Who will end up saving who?

ANITA BRYANT'S PLAYBOY INTERVIEW

comedy · big queen productions · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States
In 1977, Anita Bryant won a campaign to overturn gay rights in Dade County, Florida, launching a right wing movement that remains with us today. In 1978, she agreed to sit down with Playboy Magazine for an outrageous and memorable interview that is recreated live on stage for the first time.
In 1977, Anita Bryant won a campaign to overturn gay rights in Dade County, Florida, launching a right wing movement that remains with us today. In 1978, she agreed to sit down with Playboy Magazine for an outrageous and memorable interview that is recreated live on stage for the first time.

SEX, LIES, AND SOCIAL MEDIA

ensemble theatre · the alliance of los angeles playwrights (alap) · Ages 15+ · United States
Funny, sexy, outrageous, touching... just a few of the words to describe the 5 short plays in "Sex, Lies, and Social Media." Dan Berkowitz, Ron Burch, Elin Hampton, Lorin Howard, and Mary Steelsmith are the playwrights. Bring your mobile devices: at this show, we want you to leave your phones ON...
Funny, sexy, outrageous, touching... just a few of the words to describe the 5 short plays in "Sex, Lies, and Social Media." Dan Berkowitz, Ron Burch, Elin Hampton, Lorin Howard, and Mary Steelsmith are the playwrights. Bring your mobile devices: at this show, we want you to leave your phones ON...

DO NOT DISTURB

ensemble theatre · theatre of note · Ages 14+ · United States
Not for the weak or the faint of heart, Do Not Disturb is an equal-opportunity boundary-breaker which provides something to disturb every sensibility. This night takes you to the edge of madness then gives you a shove.
Not for the weak or the faint of heart, Do Not Disturb is an equal-opportunity boundary-breaker which provides something to disturb every sensibility. This night takes you to the edge of madness then gives you a shove.

EL ULTIMO COCONUT

solo performance · gerald alejandro ford solo show · Ages 15+ · flashing lights · one person show · United States of America
In this solo extravaganza, a Latino cyber-nerd gets caught between his family and his video game addiction. This fictional tale will have you laughing your ass off the whole way through. In English, with some Spanish peppered in. $10 online, $15 at the door!
In this solo extravaganza, a Latino cyber-nerd gets caught between his family and his video game addiction. This fictional tale will have you laughing your ass off the whole way through. In English, with some Spanish peppered in. $10 online, $15 at the door!

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Ask A Black Woman Solo Show Premier

People of different races have been asking a Black Woman questions on the streets of L.A. for the past 2 years on the Ask A Black Woman YouTube show. This is Shanara's theatrical response with provocative accounts of living Black in America.