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BITCH BROW

ensemble theatre · demetra kareman · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
LOVE. BLOOD. LAUNDRY. A tough townie chick and an uptight young woman of privilege clash over everything from career choices to finger fucking... until one of them winds up dead.
LOVE. BLOOD. LAUNDRY. A tough townie chick and an uptight young woman of privilege clash over everything from career choices to finger fucking... until one of them winds up dead.

NORMAL

ensemble theatre · the vagrancy · Ages 15+ · United States of America
The West Coast Premiere of NORMAL by Anthony Neilson "NORMAL is a dark, unblinking plunge into the nether regions of human depravity. It is not for the faint of heart." - BroadwayWorld
The West Coast Premiere of NORMAL by Anthony Neilson "NORMAL is a dark, unblinking plunge into the nether regions of human depravity. It is not for the faint of heart." - BroadwayWorld

THE AMITYCODE

ensemble theatre · devin crittenden productions & argos ranch · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
After being dumped by his long-time girlfriend, a brilliant robotics engineer creates a robot to love him unconditionally. But he may have programmed her too well.
After being dumped by his long-time girlfriend, a brilliant robotics engineer creates a robot to love him unconditionally. But he may have programmed her too well.

THE ABCS

comedy · mooki entertainment · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
A hilarious new play about celebrity culture and how fantasy, imagination, and Instagram can take over the lives of teenagers. This world premiere with an all-female cast follows Dakota on her quest for achievable perfection and fantasy fulfilled in a world that tells her that this is possible.
A hilarious new play about celebrity culture and how fantasy, imagination, and Instagram can take over the lives of teenagers. This world premiere with an all-female cast follows Dakota on her quest for achievable perfection and fantasy fulfilled in a world that tells her that this is possible.

THE DEFECATE-ABLES

comedy · caffeine high productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
A rhyming couplets musical that satirically covers the silliness that was the 2016 election. In which 7 actors will take on 30 roles covering the rise of Donald Trump!
A rhyming couplets musical that satirically covers the silliness that was the 2016 election. In which 7 actors will take on 30 roles covering the rise of Donald Trump!

HOT COMBS, HOMEGIRLS,&HOMICIDES

immersive theatre · nina childs productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
2 women with dreams to ruin the world, a not so special tween, a motivational speaker on the edge, a killer beautician and a gossip columnist that becomes a cautionary headline are just a few of the whacky characters you will meet in this colorful sketch show written and directed by Nina Childs .
2 women with dreams to ruin the world, a not so special tween, a motivational speaker on the edge, a killer beautician and a gossip columnist that becomes a cautionary headline are just a few of the whacky characters you will meet in this colorful sketch show written and directed by Nina Childs .

DRINKS WITH HORRIBLE PEOPLE

comedy · jaded angelinos · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States of America
"You don't even have a geo-filter, what is this - 2012?!" Drinks/Reception: 8:00-8:30 Performance: 8:30-9:00 (may end a few minutes after 9 pm) DRINKS WITH HORRIBLE PEOPLE invites you to have a drink with the worst version of yourself.
"You don't even have a geo-filter, what is this - 2012?!" Drinks/Reception: 8:00-8:30 Performance: 8:30-9:00 (may end a few minutes after 9 pm) DRINKS WITH HORRIBLE PEOPLE invites you to have a drink with the worst version of yourself.

APATHY KILLED THE CAT

n/a · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America
Colin is a neurotic playwright whose mother and cat are on the verge of death. Seeking solace, he chronicles his entire life into an 826-page play that no one is ever meant to read. When his girlfriend and brothers discover the play, Colin is forced to confront the dark secrets contained within.
Colin is a neurotic playwright whose mother and cat are on the verge of death. Seeking solace, he chronicles his entire life into an 826-page play that no one is ever meant to read. When his girlfriend and brothers discover the play, Colin is forced to confront the dark secrets contained within.

MR. MARMALADE

ensemble theatre · riverton playground theatre · Ages 15+ · includes nudity · United States of America
A four year old with an abusive and possibly psychotic imaginary best friend, a five year old that’s the youngest suicide attempt in New Jersey history, and plenty of cocaine and dildos. MR. MARMALADE is a vicious, darkly funny commentary on how early, and in what strange ways, we’re shaped.
A four year old with an abusive and possibly psychotic imaginary best friend, a five year old that’s the youngest suicide attempt in New Jersey history, and plenty of cocaine and dildos. MR. MARMALADE is a vicious, darkly funny commentary on how early, and in what strange ways, we’re shaped.

BUFFY KILLS EDWARD: A MUSICAL ROMP

musicals and operas · wiley original musicals · Ages 21+ · world premiere · United States of America
What happens when the worlds of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Twilight collide? Who will make it out alive? Find out in this hilarious new crossover musical parody from the musical mind that brought you last year's "Winter Is Coming."
What happens when the worlds of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Twilight collide? Who will make it out alive? Find out in this hilarious new crossover musical parody from the musical mind that brought you last year's "Winter Is Coming."

IF YOU SEEK AMY

cabaret & variety · eye roll productions · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
IF YOU SEEK AMY: or the true confessions of a tragic sex addict as told through the music of Amy Winehouse is the chronicle of the misadventures of Cooper Howell told in song and spoken word, of his journey from Mormon Missionary to a Sex Crazed Megalomaniac to finding the power of self acceptance.
IF YOU SEEK AMY: or the true confessions of a tragic sex addict as told through the music of Amy Winehouse is the chronicle of the misadventures of Cooper Howell told in song and spoken word, of his journey from Mormon Missionary to a Sex Crazed Megalomaniac to finding the power of self acceptance.

THE BEACHWOOD BACHELOR

ensemble theatre · swine time productions · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
The Beachwood Bachelor chased the woman of Hollywood till his final breathe. His final breathe was taken after being shot by a woman in disguise. Who is this woman? Why did she shoot the Beachwood Bachelor? That is the mystery this play tries to solve.
The Beachwood Bachelor chased the woman of Hollywood till his final breathe. His final breathe was taken after being shot by a woman in disguise. Who is this woman? Why did she shoot the Beachwood Bachelor? That is the mystery this play tries to solve.

THE [ ] BOX

ensemble theatre · the alliance of los angeles playwrights (alap) · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America
Six short plays revolving around a mysterious wooden box. What’s inside the box? What does the box do? Is it alive… or is that only your imagination?
Six short plays revolving around a mysterious wooden box. What’s inside the box? What does the box do? Is it alive… or is that only your imagination?

UNSPOKEN: SHAKESPEARE'S PERSONAE IN PERIL

ensemble theatre · los angeles drama club professionals · Ages 14+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States of America
9 minor Shakespeare Actor-Characters are held without explanation in a Global Greenroom while Elite "Funders" vote on permanently cutting down the Canon. Portia puts them on trial as they stand before the ominous Committee and defend their relevance...or be eliminated from their plays, forever.
9 minor Shakespeare Actor-Characters are held without explanation in a Global Greenroom while Elite "Funders" vote on permanently cutting down the Canon. Portia puts them on trial as they stand before the ominous Committee and defend their relevance...or be eliminated from their plays, forever.

THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT

ensemble theatre · the motherf**kers · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Stephen Adly Guirgis' rapid-fire, poetically profane, and hilarious masterpiece that was a smash hit on Broadway and described as "a high-octane verbal cage match about love and fidelity." A story where a simple hat found in a living room threatens relationships, sobriety, and life as we know it.
Stephen Adly Guirgis' rapid-fire, poetically profane, and hilarious masterpiece that was a smash hit on Broadway and described as "a high-octane verbal cage match about love and fidelity." A story where a simple hat found in a living room threatens relationships, sobriety, and life as we know it.