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THE MASHER

ensemble theatre · loud karma productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
The Masher is a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory. Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.
The Masher is a disturbing and often hysterically funny #MeToo allegory. Three women of wildly different backgrounds find themselves linked together in a minimum wage factory job where their button pushing has horrifying results.

YES. NO. MAYBE.

ensemble theatre · pre-mortem prods · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 80 mins · United States of America
Dark Sexy Dramedy: In these #MeToo times, people are speaking out about sexual abuse, but some people happily/consciously use sex to get ahead. Would you sleep with someone to get a job? Would you let your partner sleep with someone if it would boost your careers? Monogamy or $1M for one night?
Dark Sexy Dramedy: In these #MeToo times, people are speaking out about sexual abuse, but some people happily/consciously use sex to get ahead. Would you sleep with someone to get a job? Would you let your partner sleep with someone if it would boost your careers? Monogamy or $1M for one night?

CAVE GIRL THE MUSICAL

solo performance · glennis mccarthy · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
Gloria leaves her life behind to live in a cave where she thinks she can finally be free. As she creates the fantasy world of her dreams, will isolation break the walls of reality? An allegory filled with dark humor and music, dive into the psyche of a woman who is trying to be free.
Gloria leaves her life behind to live in a cave where she thinks she can finally be free. As she creates the fantasy world of her dreams, will isolation break the walls of reality? An allegory filled with dark humor and music, dive into the psyche of a woman who is trying to be free.

45 MILLIGRAMS

ensemble theatre · enk · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 33 mins · United States of America
Two roommates in a mental institution complain to their doctor about an imaginary man.
Two roommates in a mental institution complain to their doctor about an imaginary man.

GUILT

ensemble theatre · cyanide theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
A man searching for a phantom armadillo. A priest breaking from her faith. Former Hollywood Fringe vets team up to present two original short plays: ‘The Holy Name of Apostasy’ by Ryan Lisman, and ‘Man vs. Armadillo’ by Benjamin Schwartz.
A man searching for a phantom armadillo. A priest breaking from her faith. Former Hollywood Fringe vets team up to present two original short plays: ‘The Holy Name of Apostasy’ by Ryan Lisman, and ‘Man vs. Armadillo’ by Benjamin Schwartz.

ORANGUTAN

solo performance · orangutan · Ages 15+ · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
ORANGUTAN is a haunting and absurd one-woman show about the mother of a brutish (slightly orange) would-be dictator, and the tribalism that’s tearing our country apart. FOR MEDIA/PRESS REVIEW TICKETS CONTACT THE PUBLICIST: KUKER & LEE PR at: SJKukerPR@gmail.com
ORANGUTAN is a haunting and absurd one-woman show about the mother of a brutish (slightly orange) would-be dictator, and the tribalism that’s tearing our country apart. FOR MEDIA/PRESS REVIEW TICKETS CONTACT THE PUBLICIST: KUKER & LEE PR at: SJKukerPR@gmail.com

OCTOPI WALL STREET

ensemble theatre · and/yet/1951 · Ages 12+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
Octopi Wall Street is a more shellfish look at climate change. The play comes at the issue through a series of vignettes told from the perspective of human and non-human entities. The opening monologue won the 2019 Monologue Selection at the Region 8 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
Octopi Wall Street is a more shellfish look at climate change. The play comes at the issue through a series of vignettes told from the perspective of human and non-human entities. The opening monologue won the 2019 Monologue Selection at the Region 8 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

HELL'S KITTY

musicals and operas · new musicals inc · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 90 mins · United States of America
a musicalized version of the hit Amazon Prime comedy horror movie about a Hollywood writer and his possessed pussycat.
a musicalized version of the hit Amazon Prime comedy horror movie about a Hollywood writer and his possessed pussycat.

THE LAST POWERPOINT

solo performance · walk a mile works · Ages 13+ · world premiere · one person show · 40 mins · United States of America
'Prospective' Ben, CEO of disIncorporated, delivers a persuasive PowerPoint presentation concerning his latest product offering: Mail-Order Seed Potato Death Clock. As an experimental economic maneuver, disInc. encourages you to pay what you can to attend (cost of parts & labor: $6.66 per customer).
'Prospective' Ben, CEO of disIncorporated, delivers a persuasive PowerPoint presentation concerning his latest product offering: Mail-Order Seed Potato Death Clock. As an experimental economic maneuver, disInc. encourages you to pay what you can to attend (cost of parts & labor: $6.66 per customer).

THE BACKLINERS

comedy · the backliners · 90 mins · United States of America
The Backliners are an up-and-coming improv team! They envision a world where improv has become a widely accepted and sought after form of entertainment. The team has sold out shows in venues such as Room 41, Secret Rose Theater and Flappers Comedy Club. Let's have a laugh!
The Backliners are an up-and-coming improv team! They envision a world where improv has become a widely accepted and sought after form of entertainment. The team has sold out shows in venues such as Room 41, Secret Rose Theater and Flappers Comedy Club. Let's have a laugh!

HELL'S FINEST

immersive theatre · 237 productions · Ages 17+ · world premiere · 45 mins · United States of America
The cult of Abaddon has a problem. The Angel of the Abyss, the figure with which they worship, is demanding a new leader. But not just anybody will qualify. Only the darkest, most demented contestants stand a chance at obtaining total power.
The cult of Abaddon has a problem. The Angel of the Abyss, the figure with which they worship, is demanding a new leader. But not just anybody will qualify. Only the darkest, most demented contestants stand a chance at obtaining total power.

MIL GRUS

dance & physical theatre · mil grus · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
LA’s premier bouffon troupe is a motley crew of miscreants who have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. This timeless satire features improvised feats of physical and existential comedy that defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain...
LA’s premier bouffon troupe is a motley crew of miscreants who have crawled out of the gutter to make you question reality. This timeless satire features improvised feats of physical and existential comedy that defy explanation and provoke unfettered, eery glee. Come see what's behind the curtain...

VOTE FOR MURDER!

immersive theatre · 2cents theatre company · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 75 mins · United States of America
The creators of Unreal City (2018 Best in Immersive Theatre) challenge you to Vote for MURDER at this year’s Senior Class President elections! Which candidate is trying to steamroll their peers on their way to the top? A sandbox immersive experience/co-operative RPG inspired by Clue, Mafia and more.
The creators of Unreal City (2018 Best in Immersive Theatre) challenge you to Vote for MURDER at this year’s Senior Class President elections! Which candidate is trying to steamroll their peers on their way to the top? A sandbox immersive experience/co-operative RPG inspired by Clue, Mafia and more.

TREASON

ensemble theatre · bear elegance productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 70 mins · United States of America
On a ranch in Nevada, Grant Wilson rules a made-up nation through empty shows of power and ridiculous propaganda, with his family as his only subjects. When his son takes the mission too far and his daughter questions everything, Grant fights for control in the face of family, country, and reality.
On a ranch in Nevada, Grant Wilson rules a made-up nation through empty shows of power and ridiculous propaganda, with his family as his only subjects. When his son takes the mission too far and his daughter questions everything, Grant fights for control in the face of family, country, and reality.

TO RICHARD!

ensemble theatre · pale horse craft · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 70 mins · United States of America
A white lady and a Latino man cross paths in the woods of Connecticut. Chaos ensues. Hilarity abounds. There may be hugging. From the winner of the Hollywood Fringe Most Unleashed Performance Award & the Edinburgh Fringe Outstanding Theatre Performance Award. Discount code HUG for $10 tickets.
A white lady and a Latino man cross paths in the woods of Connecticut. Chaos ensues. Hilarity abounds. There may be hugging. From the winner of the Hollywood Fringe Most Unleashed Performance Award & the Edinburgh Fringe Outstanding Theatre Performance Award. Discount code HUG for $10 tickets.

Extraordinary Aliens coming to LA

A hilarious Comedy about the Immigration process. After a successful premiere followed by standing ovations "Extraordinary Aliens" is finally coming to LA.

The Story of an Unlikely Showgirl

Pamela was destined to be a licensed registered nurse. But fate led her in to the exciting world of entertainment as a dancer. Join Pamela, as she takes you through her journey of transformation despite the comical limitations she was born in to.

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'Til Death...

A night of celebration. A stunning revelation. A bond's cessation. Happy Anniversary, Kev & Steph. After tonight, things will never be the same.