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musicals and operas · the diviners · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
A new musical comedy about a junior pastor who defies his mentor and hijacks Sunday service to expose the secrets of his church.
A new musical comedy about a junior pastor who defies his mentor and hijacks Sunday service to expose the secrets of his church.

DENIM ON DENIM…II: ROADHOUSE OF CARDS

comedy · renegade players · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States
'Denim on Denim...II: Roadhouse of Cards' is the best sketch show in town it's so wrong that it's right. A mix of live and filmed sketches featuring 80s references, magician doctors, cannibal families, and so much more we can't fit it on this page!
'Denim on Denim...II: Roadhouse of Cards' is the best sketch show in town it's so wrong that it's right. A mix of live and filmed sketches featuring 80s references, magician doctors, cannibal families, and so much more we can't fit it on this page!

CHITLIN BLUES: DANCING IN THE GREY

dance & physical theatre · theatre roscius · Ages 14+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States
A mix of physical theatre and Vaudeville, this new work strives to rise above what we believe to be true. By taking a bold look at the power of racial stereotypes and how they have shaped the American entertainer, on and off stage. It is a tribute to the of legend Bert Williams.
A mix of physical theatre and Vaudeville, this new work strives to rise above what we believe to be true. By taking a bold look at the power of racial stereotypes and how they have shaped the American entertainer, on and off stage. It is a tribute to the of legend Bert Williams.

INDEFINITE ARTICLES: A LIBERTARIAN RAGE

solo performance · maximum verbosity · Ages 14+ · one person show · United States
It's a midterm election year -- just the time for a collection of classic jokes, stories, and rants by libertarian activist and internationally touring storyteller phillip andrew bennett low! Pull up a chair, down some whiskey, laugh, get angry, and tip your servers. He'll be here five nights.
It's a midterm election year -- just the time for a collection of classic jokes, stories, and rants by libertarian activist and internationally touring storyteller phillip andrew bennett low! Pull up a chair, down some whiskey, laugh, get angry, and tip your servers. He'll be here five nights.

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.

VICTORIAN COURTING AND ZOMBIES

musicals and operas · blaskers and sassers present · Ages 18+ · United States
A Musical Comedy with Bite!
A Musical Comedy with Bite!

THE GIRL WHO LOVED THE BEATLES

ensemble theatre · off the beaten track · Australia
Australian production coming to LA. A comedy satire set in NYC in 1972.
Australian production coming to LA. A comedy satire set in NYC in 1972.

THE LAST TEMPTATION OF PAULA DEEN

comedy · fell swoop playwrights · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States
Hey y’all, it’s Fell Swoop here! Ten cooks from our kitchen have collaborated on this satiric romp through the life of America’s favorite restaurateur, entrepreneur, and good ol' southern gal. Come set a spell and learn a few tips on keeping your family close and your fan base closer.
Hey y’all, it’s Fell Swoop here! Ten cooks from our kitchen have collaborated on this satiric romp through the life of America’s favorite restaurateur, entrepreneur, and good ol' southern gal. Come set a spell and learn a few tips on keeping your family close and your fan base closer.

HISTORY OF THE BIZ: PART 1-ACTS

comedy · vicious circle · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States
A collection of one act plays that satirize the history of entertainment from Shakespeare's experiments with language to David Mamet's searing, triumphant final piece of modern noir.
A collection of one act plays that satirize the history of entertainment from Shakespeare's experiments with language to David Mamet's searing, triumphant final piece of modern noir.

A GAY IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

ensemble theatre · queer classics · family friendly · world premiere · United States
Oscar Wilde’s masterful comedy galavants through a world obsessed with appearances, money and social-status. (The polar opposite of Hollywood culture. Wink face.) By presenting the lovers as gay men, Queer Classics creates a play more hysterically fabulous than Oscar could get away with in his time.
Oscar Wilde’s masterful comedy galavants through a world obsessed with appearances, money and social-status. (The polar opposite of Hollywood culture. Wink face.) By presenting the lovers as gay men, Queer Classics creates a play more hysterically fabulous than Oscar could get away with in his time.

ZOMBIES FROM THE BEYOND

musicals and operas · the visceral company · Ages 8+ · family friendly · flashing lights · United States
LA PREMIERE! This musical comedy sendup of 1950s sci-fi B-movies takes a satirical look at American ideals and foibles during the cold war and space race paranoia of the Eisenhower era. A unanimous hit with critics in its 1995 Off-Broadway premiere, this show now makes its long-awaited LA debut!
LA PREMIERE! This musical comedy sendup of 1950s sci-fi B-movies takes a satirical look at American ideals and foibles during the cold war and space race paranoia of the Eisenhower era. A unanimous hit with critics in its 1995 Off-Broadway premiere, this show now makes its long-awaited LA debut!

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.