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BENEVOLENCE

ensemble theatre · producer · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 90 mins · United States of America
Through the lens of three separate stories, Benevolence is an original two act drama about how our most important decisions are rarely made by us.
Through the lens of three separate stories, Benevolence is an original two act drama about how our most important decisions are rarely made by us.

THE GAG

solo performance · compagnie bob · Ages 17+ · one person show · 30 mins · France
Soliloquy of a young man called David, who, from the after-life, reflects on his life and death.
Soliloquy of a young man called David, who, from the after-life, reflects on his life and death.

NEW KID ON THE BLOCK

comedy · the actors company · Ages 10+ · world premiere · 30 mins · United States of America
A hilarious 30 minute ensemble homeless comedy about a guy who live streams himself living homeless for a week and everyone in his life pulled along for the ride.
A hilarious 30 minute ensemble homeless comedy about a guy who live streams himself living homeless for a week and everyone in his life pulled along for the ride.

THE ELEVATOR

ensemble theatre · cursed champagne productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 1hr · 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.

MY MOM DIED WHEN I WAS 14 (A COMEDY)

goodnight orchard films · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · 50 mins · United States of America
An one man show from Matthew Gudernatch, who touches on what it was like to lose his mother at a tender age. There are stories, songs, jokes, and other attempts to turn all of the unending pain he's endured into a fun performance with maybe just a pinch of male nudity. (It's a comedy)
An one man show from Matthew Gudernatch, who touches on what it was like to lose his mother at a tender age. There are stories, songs, jokes, and other attempts to turn all of the unending pain he's endured into a fun performance with maybe just a pinch of male nudity. (It's a comedy)

THE STARS

immersive theatre · ceaseless fun · Ages 18+ · world premiere · 45 mins · United States of America
What is it? What does it mean? What does it mean to be? What does it mean to be here?
What is it? What does it mean? What does it mean to be? What does it mean to be here?

ESCAPE FROM GODOT

immersive theatre · mister and mischief · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America
You are invited to a show. But it’s THAT show. You know, the one they call “the quintessence of existentialism.” You promised your friend you’d be there. Enter the theater and find your seat. You have 60 minutes to escape. Part game, part performance. Totally absurd.
You are invited to a show. But it’s THAT show. You know, the one they call “the quintessence of existentialism.” You promised your friend you’d be there. Enter the theater and find your seat. You have 60 minutes to escape. Part game, part performance. Totally absurd.

THE DEAD GUY

comedy · mfa in television, film and theatre, cal state la · Ages 14+ · 80 mins · United States of America
A multimedia satirical comedy about Reality TV where the audience determines the outcome of Eldon, a down-and-out guy offered a million dollars to spend for one week in exchange for a live broadcast of his demise chosen by the online voters: How will he go? Only YOU know....
A multimedia satirical comedy about Reality TV where the audience determines the outcome of Eldon, a down-and-out guy offered a million dollars to spend for one week in exchange for a live broadcast of his demise chosen by the online voters: How will he go? Only YOU know....

MICHAEL KEARNS' BLOODBOUND

ensemble theatre · moon mile run · Ages 17+ · flashing lights · 72 mins · United States of America
"The unmistakable voice of a playwright who has something important to say," writes John Paul King, LA BLADE. Michael Kearns' work has been seen on L.A. stages for forty years and once again he magically transforms the forbidden into something beautiful.
"The unmistakable voice of a playwright who has something important to say," writes John Paul King, LA BLADE. Michael Kearns' work has been seen on L.A. stages for forty years and once again he magically transforms the forbidden into something beautiful.

LET THERE BE THISTLES

dusty bums productions · Ages 12+ · one person show · 1hr · New Zealand
The 2018 Hollywood Producers Encore Award winner! When a God runs out of true believers, only one thing is guaranteed: a temper tantrum of truly biblical proportions. And fleas.
The 2018 Hollywood Producers Encore Award winner! When a God runs out of true believers, only one thing is guaranteed: a temper tantrum of truly biblical proportions. And fleas.

MET AGAIN

ensemble theatre · theatre unleashed · world premiere · 70 mins · United States of America
A moving new play by Jacob Smith, "Met Again" takes a look at the entirety of a unique but familiar relationship, from beginning to end, and how those big and small moments, connections, talks, fights, celebrations and experiences all come to mean something more.
A moving new play by Jacob Smith, "Met Again" takes a look at the entirety of a unique but familiar relationship, from beginning to end, and how those big and small moments, connections, talks, fights, celebrations and experiences all come to mean something more.

WITCHY: WISDOM BEYOND ILLUSION

solo performance · retirement is bliss · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
"Come fly with me and see behind the veil." Journey with Janus, Enchantress, teller of tales, singer of songs, hippie Witch, mystic, priestess, fairy cousin, revolutionary, and flawed saint who flies to the moon on gossamer wings as she weaves a web of magical entertainment and inspiration.
"Come fly with me and see behind the veil." Journey with Janus, Enchantress, teller of tales, singer of songs, hippie Witch, mystic, priestess, fairy cousin, revolutionary, and flawed saint who flies to the moon on gossamer wings as she weaves a web of magical entertainment and inspiration.

THREE BLIND DATES: SEE HOW THEY RUN

ensemble theatre · 11 west productions · Ages 16+ · 80 mins · United States of America
Three blind dates -- no problem, right? A Navy vet meets a woman with convictions about everything from cannibalism to the crucifixion. Then East meets West as a beautiful Russian encounters a Fox-news-loving cable man. Finally, in a coffee house a lonely man meets a femme fatale.
Three blind dates -- no problem, right? A Navy vet meets a woman with convictions about everything from cannibalism to the crucifixion. Then East meets West as a beautiful Russian encounters a Fox-news-loving cable man. Finally, in a coffee house a lonely man meets a femme fatale.

THE FIRST AND THE LAST

ddb prod. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · 80 mins · United States of America
History's most notorious traitors have been gathered by Satan himself to decide among them who will stay in Hell for eternity, and who will be released from their torment.
History's most notorious traitors have been gathered by Satan himself to decide among them who will stay in Hell for eternity, and who will be released from their torment.

UNREEL

solo performance · denzil meyers · Ages 18+ · flashing lights · world premiere · one person show · 1hr · United States of America
A riff on Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape, UNREEL recreates a foolish young man's uncertain journey to his dark side the night before his college entrance exams. A comedic journey about the confusing truth of Kiergegaard's maxim: Life must be lived forwards, but it can only be understood backwards
A riff on Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape, UNREEL recreates a foolish young man's uncertain journey to his dark side the night before his college entrance exams. A comedic journey about the confusing truth of Kiergegaard's maxim: Life must be lived forwards, but it can only be understood backwards

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