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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.

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!

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.

SURVIVOR'S GUILT

comedy · gi gaga · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
Franklin is a struggling young writer who can't seem to get his novel published - so he tries submitting it as a memoir instead. When the head of a major publishing company wants to meet the author, Franklin’s forced to hire an actor to play his alter ego… an 89-year-old survivor of The Holocaust.
Franklin is a struggling young writer who can't seem to get his novel published - so he tries submitting it as a memoir instead. When the head of a major publishing company wants to meet the author, Franklin’s forced to hire an actor to play his alter ego… an 89-year-old survivor of The Holocaust.

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.

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.

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.

THE NAVIGATOR

ensemble theatre · burning clown productions · United States
West coast premiere of the DRAMA DESK NOMINATED hit play! Dave’s out of work, drowning in debt, & his wife is threatening to leave. Suddenly, his car’s navigation system starts giving him the answers... to everything. NY Times Critic's Pick!
West coast premiere of the DRAMA DESK NOMINATED hit play! Dave’s out of work, drowning in debt, & his wife is threatening to leave. Suddenly, his car’s navigation system starts giving him the answers... to everything. NY Times Critic's Pick!

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!

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.

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.

ANIMAL STORIES

ensemble theatre · brand new theatre · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States
In an inpatient stay at a mental institution, Carla Waters undergoes therapy for a recent loss. Carla struggles to understand herself and others, and discern what’s real or not. A presentation of USC’s premier student group, Brand New Theatre, this is an experimental play by Molly Sharpe.
In an inpatient stay at a mental institution, Carla Waters undergoes therapy for a recent loss. Carla struggles to understand herself and others, and discern what’s real or not. A presentation of USC’s premier student group, Brand New Theatre, this is an experimental play by Molly Sharpe.

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.

TODDLER BANGS AMERICA

comedy · the ed goodmans · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
If the multi-national corporation were a real person, what would they be like? Toddler Bangs.
If the multi-national corporation were a real person, what would they be like? Toddler Bangs.

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