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BEST FRIEND

sullfloat productions · Ages 14+ · world premiere · United States of America
Following a family tragedy, Ben seeks solace in his childhood friend Andrew and his fiancée Lilly. But with Ben comes emotional baggage, toxic behavior, and a stubborn worldview that tests the couple's patience and threatens their relationship. A play about your unwoke friend.
Following a family tragedy, Ben seeks solace in his childhood friend Andrew and his fiancée Lilly. But with Ben comes emotional baggage, toxic behavior, and a stubborn worldview that tests the couple's patience and threatens their relationship. A play about your unwoke friend.

CONVERTED

ensemble theatre · william tolan lawrence · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Matt and Zeke get caught having sex at a gay conversion therapy camp in southern Ohio. As punishment for their sins, Brother Mike and Sister Constance devise a plot to cure them of their illness, and exorcise a few homosexual demons along the way. An original one-act comedy.
Matt and Zeke get caught having sex at a gay conversion therapy camp in southern Ohio. As punishment for their sins, Brother Mike and Sister Constance devise a plot to cure them of their illness, and exorcise a few homosexual demons along the way. An original one-act comedy.

FROM TOILET TO TINSELTOWN

maddieness · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Moaning Myrtle, everybody's favorite ghost from the Harry Potter series, is doing her one woman show - a chance for her to finally be seen (figuratively, of course).
Moaning Myrtle, everybody's favorite ghost from the Harry Potter series, is doing her one woman show - a chance for her to finally be seen (figuratively, of course).

BLIND SPOTS

ensemble theatre · dalton-pawle productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
In Colette Freedman’s BLIND SPOTS, politics become personal when the homophobic, reactionary president of a small New England college tries to quiet her sister’s poison pen by blackmailing her, leading to a showdown in which dark family secrets are exposed.
In Colette Freedman’s BLIND SPOTS, politics become personal when the homophobic, reactionary president of a small New England college tries to quiet her sister’s poison pen by blackmailing her, leading to a showdown in which dark family secrets are exposed.

SENTENCES

comedy · rat box · Ages 16+ · United States of America
Three inmates stuck in a singular jail cell swap stories. A dark comedy loosely tied with John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men." This ridiculous tale features their struggles with internal doubt and the harsh reality they live in.
Three inmates stuck in a singular jail cell swap stories. A dark comedy loosely tied with John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men." This ridiculous tale features their struggles with internal doubt and the harsh reality they live in.

LADY FARTS

comedy · lady farts · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Lady Farts is an exploration of two women's journeys from childhood to adulthood, as non-conforming, slightly awkward, mostly outrageous "ladies." Covering everything from sexuality to religion to mental health to addressing the expectations of what women should be in today's society.
Lady Farts is an exploration of two women's journeys from childhood to adulthood, as non-conforming, slightly awkward, mostly outrageous "ladies." Covering everything from sexuality to religion to mental health to addressing the expectations of what women should be in today's society.

MOVIN' ON UP

comedy · self · Ages 18+ · United States of America
It’s funny-or-die-in-the-graveyard time when Jeremy Kehoe’s absurdist, existential comedy, “Movin’ On Up”, makes its West Coast premiere at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival at The Complex Hollywood (Ruby Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd.) June 1 - 21.
It’s funny-or-die-in-the-graveyard time when Jeremy Kehoe’s absurdist, existential comedy, “Movin’ On Up”, makes its West Coast premiere at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival at The Complex Hollywood (Ruby Theater, 6476 Santa Monica Blvd.) June 1 - 21.

HAPPY HOUR

comedy · happy hour the play · Ages 13+ · United States of America
This one-hour one-act follows a trio of friends ordering drinks and conversing wryly at an LA happy hour. When an older woman appears alone on her birthday, they buy her a drink and once they do, she's theirs.
This one-hour one-act follows a trio of friends ordering drinks and conversing wryly at an LA happy hour. When an older woman appears alone on her birthday, they buy her a drink and once they do, she's theirs.

DOCTOR ZOMBA'S GHOST SHOW OF TERROR

abacab productions · Ages 9+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
The award winning late night campy horror comedy that revives the "Ghost Show" popular in the 1950's featuring spooky magic, a seance, and a blackout sequence at the end where the audience is fully immersed in the realm of spirits and monsters. Starring David M Beach as Doctor Zomba!
The award winning late night campy horror comedy that revives the "Ghost Show" popular in the 1950's featuring spooky magic, a seance, and a blackout sequence at the end where the audience is fully immersed in the realm of spirits and monsters. Starring David M Beach as Doctor Zomba!

THE MIDNIGHT MENAGERIE

comedy · the bardic bastards · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.

THE ELEVATOR

ensemble theatre · cursed champagne productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
A young office worker, in the midst of her midday malaise, boards an elevator that continues up beyond the office to an enchanted and unknown land. There, she encounters mythical creatures, dastardly villains, and helping hands who show her whether or not the daily grind is what she's meant to do.
A young office worker, in the midst of her midday malaise, boards an elevator that continues up beyond the office to an enchanted and unknown land. There, she encounters mythical creatures, dastardly villains, and helping hands who show her whether or not the daily grind is what she's meant to do.

A LIFE BEHIND BARS

solo performance · lastage theatre co. · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
A hilarious & seedy tour-de-force roller coaster ride of after-hour whiskey shots, horror films and rock & roll. Dan Ruth shares dark comic monologues, interwoven with characters he's encountered while working & drinking in the bars & dives of pre-gentrified NYC with universal results.
A hilarious & seedy tour-de-force roller coaster ride of after-hour whiskey shots, horror films and rock & roll. Dan Ruth shares dark comic monologues, interwoven with characters he's encountered while working & drinking in the bars & dives of pre-gentrified NYC with universal results.

THE PEOPLE VS HELL KROSS

musicals and operas · hell kross · Ages 21+ · United States of America
80s British rock band, Hell Kross, stands accused of manslaughter, as their music leaves a wake of death and destruction. This heavy metal musical comedy rock opera extravaganza requires YOU to report for jury duty and decide their fate!
80s British rock band, Hell Kross, stands accused of manslaughter, as their music leaves a wake of death and destruction. This heavy metal musical comedy rock opera extravaganza requires YOU to report for jury duty and decide their fate!

MACKERS!

comedy · mark marcus mark productions · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Macbeth but funny!
Macbeth but funny!

VIRTUAL REALITY BY ALAN ARKIN

comedy · the extra mile workshop · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.