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THE AUTISM MAMALOGUES @ The Broadwater

May 31, 2018 5:00 pm

Parenthood. It is a unique journey that can feel like roller coaster ride. Add Autism and it can feel like an entirely different amusement park. Shannon Penrod, host of Autism Live, takes us on ...read more


TRAFFICKED 2.0 @ studio/stage

May 31, 2018 6:00 pm

Trafficked 2.0 tells a story that occurs much too often and told not nearly enough. On her 13th birthday, a young girl is kidnapped and sold into the horrors of sex trafficking. While in ...read more


MANSON'S [email protected] The Broadwater

May 31, 2018 6:30 pm

The story of the Manson Family murders, told from the perspective of the girls. With a driving, rock score and book/lyrics which explore the psyche of girls, this story is all-too-relevant today, being a ...read more


WHITE PEOPLE DRINKING - THE CONTROVERSIAL COMEDY @ Three Clubs

May 31, 2018 7:00 pm

Audience Lemonade: 100%

"Thought-Provoking" and "Laughter Guaranteed" - Broadway World A bored billionaire and his wife hold a charade of a dinner party. When their guests arrive, they take their coats and strip away societal constructs, what ...read more


PSYCHODELICATE'S MAGICAL MYSTERY COMEDY SHOW @ Asylum @ Studio C

May 31, 2018 7:00 pm

Come let our Psychedelic Circus Blow Your Mind! Psychodelicate, an interdimensional traveler/Psychonaut/Mystic/Clown is Here Now to spread the Good News of the Multiverse, to open hearts and expand minds through interdimensional travel demonstration and practicum. ...read more


BAD SPONSOR @ Hobgoblin Playhouse

May 31, 2018 7:00 pm

When serial entrepreneur, Isaac, hits financial bottom, he joins Debtors Anonymous and happens to pick the worst sponsor ever - the morally bankrupt film producer, Baron. Isaac tries to get back on his feet, ...read more


BODYTRAFFIC @ Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

May 31, 2018 7:30 pm

For the past 10 years BODYTRAFFIC has traveled the globe as LA's most invigorating dance ambassadors. To celebrate its 10th Anniversary Season, BODYTRAFFIC comes home for its debut at The Wallis. ...read more


SURVIVAL [email protected] studio/stage

May 31, 2018 7:30 pm

When four millennials on a camping trip stumble upon strange artifacts and weapons they realize that this weekend escape has turned into an escape for their lives! They've been thrown into a world with ...read more


SPIRITUAL ECSTASY @ Lounge Theatre

May 31, 2018 8:00 pm

Spiritual Ecstasy is where Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull meet Deepak Chopra. Welcome to Live Interactive Audience Participatory Theatre, where the Audience determines the subject matter for the show. If you happen to ...read more


SAM SHEPARD & PATTI SMITH'S COWBOY [email protected] The Broadwater Second Stage

May 31, 2018 8:00 pm

Set in 1979 Los Angeles when punk, rock and new wave collide, the play is the story of a woman who kidnaps a young man with a wife and kid off the street at ...read more


DRACULA'S TASTE TEST @ The Broadwater - Black Box

May 31, 2018 8:00 pm

Dracula has awakened in the 21st century, his coffin having been shipped to his closest living descendant in Glendale, CA. He has purchased a bar to try and find a place to fit into ...read more


ALEXA, TURN OFF HEARTBREAK @ Asylum @ Studio C

May 31, 2018 8:30 pm

Two girls take you on a journey through an alternate reality in a land of break ups. They explore why a guy would ask you if you like Huskies and not wanna die in ...read more


TRAPPED AT TEA TIME @ The Actors Company

May 31, 2018 8:30 pm

COMPELLING, THRILLING, & HEARTFELT DRAMEDY This original, contemporary, play takes place in the apartment of 80-year-old holocaust survivor, Yolanda. Brothers, Omar and Ramiro, robbers and drug addicts, take the doorman of her building hostage, ...read more


LOVE AFTER DEATH @ studio/stage

May 31, 2018 9:00 pm

What happens when love meets anxiety? And OCD? And depression? Join me in this comedic exploration of all the neurotic tendencies and defense mechanisms between me and something called happy. If I can get ...read more


SKIN JOBS @ The Broadwater

May 31, 2018 9:30 pm

SKIN JOBS follows Kerri (Virginia Tran), an Asian-American visual effects artist in the film industry whose values are tested and career endangered when her best friend Viv (Claire Fazzolari), a white reporter covering Hollywood, ...read more


A PRIDE OF QUEERS @ The Broadwater - Second Stage

May 31, 2018 9:30 pm

A Pride of Queers is an exploration of queer culture, art, history and performance. A five-part show that will present five different aspects of queer life in America in the twenty first century. The goal ...read more


THE WORD @ Three Clubs

May 31, 2018 9:30 pm

Reverend Johnson, is the pastor and founder of the First Church of the Holy Homeboy who has translated the Bible so that you too can understand all that “who for art thou” sh-…uh…stuff. The ...read more


THE FIRST AND THE LAST @ Lounge Theatre

May 31, 2018 9:45 pm

The First And The Last is a play that explores the consequences of sin, and the limits of forgiveness. God has made a deal with the Devil. In exchange for Lucifer's surrender at Armageddon, ...read more


AMERICAN CONSPIRACY @ Lounge Theatre

May 31, 2018 10:00 pm

AMERICAN CONSPIRACY, a powerful new drama written by Benjamin Schwartz, will premiere at The Lounge Theatre for the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2018. The hour-long political thriller reunites former collaborators Ritchey and Schwartz, who won ...read more


FIRST DATES @ Asylum @ Studio C

May 31, 2018 10:00 pm

Three couples go on their respective first date at the same restaurant, and one waiter witnesses it all unfold into chaos.... at the same time. A new comedy that takes a jab at hour ...read more


A LIGHT ROMP THROUGH THE MINEFIELD OF SEXUAL [email protected] The Broadwater - Second Stage

June 1, 2018 5:00 pm

A unpredictable therapist, an overworked young female lawyer, and every straight white male you've ever met- “Romp Harass” follows funny, cringey, and upsettingly real relationships between the three. Hard topics shone in a funny ...read more


THE MOST MASSIVE WOMAN WINS @ Lounge Theatre

June 1, 2018 5:45 pm

Audience Lemonade: 100%

Four women in a waiting room of a liposuction clinic reveal their experiences dealing with their weight issues through monologues, short scenes, and schoolyard rhymes. From painful childhood memories to frustrations with the opposite ...read more


TAMING OF THE SHAMED @ studio/stage

June 1, 2018 6:00 pm

Comedian Martin Morrow intermittently shares stories of shame, growing up, accountability, call out culture, abuse, and mental health issues with an ensemble of comedians and storytellers also sharing their tales of dealing with the ...read more


STRIPPED @ The Broadwater - Black Box

June 1, 2018 6:30 pm

Julia Cavanaugh takes the stage as an ex-exotic dancer who strips her life bare in this intimate, fully exposed tell-all musical portrait of one woman's journey to self love and happiness. ...read more


PHAT TRANE: FOUND @ Three Clubs

June 1, 2018 7:00 pm

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 2nd, 2018) -- Singer/Songwriter LeRoy Johnson was born at Charity Hospital in the city of New Orleans, sometime in the late 1950's or early 1960's (we think). In 2005 Hurricane ...read more


BLIND SPOTS @ Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre

June 1, 2018 7:00 pm

Blind Spots is a black comedy about a gay journalist who battles her homophobic sister… to the death. Set in a small New England town, Blind Spots follows Gretchen as she attempts to expose ...read more


THE GAG @ The Actors Company

June 1, 2018 7:00 pm

We drink life everyday, and we forget its taste. “I've lived for a long time without realizing it” tells David in a monologue to an imaginary man. The story of a man affected by ...read more


SNOW FRIDGE @ Pig ‘N Whistle

June 1, 2018 7:00 pm

Hello. Welcome to Snow Fridge. You are here, at the beginning. Our purpose is to see you through your story. The one you will experience through this individual, improvised, immersive show that began right ...read more


PLAY ON! A ONE-WOMAN MUSICAL ROMP WITH SHAKESPEARE'S WOMEN @ The Hobgoblin Playhouse

June 1, 2018 7:00 pm

A one-women modern day interpretation of Shakespeare's women told through song! Watch the trailer here: ...read more


WHAT I WANT TO SAY TO YOU @ McCadden Place Theatre

June 1, 2018 7:00 pm

On a twisting road to acceptance, a woman journeys into the deepest depths of her emotions to find clarity in the aftermath of her rape. ...read more


SAM SHEPARD & JOSEPH CHAIKIN'S SAVAGE LOVE @ The Broadwater Black Box

June 1, 2018 7:00 pm

Sam Shepard and mould-breaker Joseph Chaikin penned these real and imagined moments about romantic love and the closeness and distance between lovers in 1981. Savage Love steps through these raw, relatable love moments, getting ...read more


UNAPOLOGETICALLY BLACK @ Asylum @ Studio C

June 1, 2018 7:00 pm

Unapologetically Black is a true story about Misty Monroe trying to fit in as a Black woman (with a white name) who grew up in both South Central Los Angeles (predominately black) and the ...read more


BECAUSE OF [email protected] THE NEW COLLECTIVE

June 1, 2018 7:30 pm

We all have someone we'd like to thank—perhaps you will recall someone you want to thank while watching “YOU” as the actors share their individual tale of gratitude and the reasons for it. The ...read more


WITH MY EYES SHUT @ studio/stage

June 1, 2018 7:30 pm

A love story, between two prodigies with Asperger's Syndrome, that explores how we make connections. With My Eyes Shut is a love story that explores how we make connections, when typical forms of connection ...read more


SAM SHABER: LIFE, DEATH & DURAN DURAN @ The Complex (Ruby Theatre)

June 1, 2018 7:30 pm

Sam Shaber: Life, Death & Duran Duran Co-written and directed by Fringe First winner Lynn Ferguson Life has three guarantees: you're born, you die and if your name is Rio, you dance on the ...read more


THE FOXHOLE STORIES: TWIST, PULL, SMOKE, RUN-MOTHERFUCKER-RUN! @ Lounge Theatre

June 1, 2018 8:00 pm

A combat veteran evades his concerned girlfriend's questions about his tour in Afghanistan, and instead argues with his own PTSD. ...read more


PIZZA AND [email protected] Hudson Guild Theatre

June 1, 2018 8:00 pm

Audience Lemonade: 100%

A heart wrenching loss reunites four cousins to share one crazy night forcing walls to come down… over a little Pizza and Whine. ...read more


CABARET @ Celebration Theatre @ The Lex

June 1, 2018 8:00 pm

Wilkommen. Bienvenue. Welcome. This is The Kit Kat Klub... the seediest, sexiest nightclub in Berlin. In here, life isn't just beautiful - it's downright dangerous. If you're not careful, you could lose your perspective ...read more


BLUE NIGHT/PERILOUS NIGHT @ The Broadwater

June 1, 2018 8:00 pm

Solo show. A noir poem about a woman decapitated on a train track, and the young female investigator who unravels the tale. And it's a comedy! Sort of. Set in the Midwest, late 1950s. ...read more


NEWSIES @ La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts

June 1, 2018 8:00 pm

They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines! NEWSIES, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney will ignite the stage as a finale to our 40th Season. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards ...read more


BEARING [email protected] Odyssey Theatre

June 1, 2018 8:00 pm

A moving father-son story of Vietnman veteran Thomas Bird's relationship with his World War II veteran dad and their mutual healing from the traumas of battle and the Holocaust. In the play, Bird travels ...read more


AN EVENING OF BETRAYAL @ THEATRE 68 - MainStage

June 1, 2018 8:00 pm

THE 6THACT Presents Two Masters Of Language Harold Pinter And William Shakespeare In “AN EVENING OF BETRAYAL” With Acclaimed Director Elizabeth Swain ​​June 1st, 2018 @ Theatre 68 Opening June 1st running through June 24th, 2018 Los Angeles (May 9, 2018) ...read more


KNOWNO'S @ The Hobgoblin Playhouse

June 1, 2018 8:30 pm

It's 2018, and an alert has been issued because NO has seemingly lost her meaning generations ago. WEBSTER, her close friend, has clearly known NO's meaning since their beginning. YES is her enemy but ...read more


FEAR & BLACKBERRIES @ The Actors Company

June 1, 2018 8:30 pm

A beautiful, autobiographical story about a straight laced, nerdy kid who signs a “Partnership for a Drug Free America” contract. One nigh t… 35 years later, that late bloomer is given an MDMA. Pea ...read more


STILL @ The Actors Company

June 1, 2018 8:30 pm

“He's the victim, Nick, and I'm the drunk girl.” After the music has died, the red cups trashed, the gavel's fallen and the sentence passed down – what remains? STILL follows three young adults ...read more


AN ODYSSEY @ Asylum @ Studio C

June 1, 2018 8:30 pm

Penelope, Telemachus, and Argus grapple with the absence of Odysseus across time and space in this modern reimagining of Homer's Odyssey. ...read more


GOODBYE CHARLES @ Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre

June 1, 2018 8:30 pm

A dark romantic comedy about dating, marriage and death. Synopsis: Jill's husband Charles mysteriously disappears after she refuses to grant him a divorce. Concerned something has happened to her husband, Jill follows a string ...read more


THE BOOK THAT I'M GOING TO WRITE, BY JUDY [email protected] The Complex (Ruby Theatre)

June 1, 2018 9:00 pm

Judy Garland is angry. Tasked with dictating her memoirs alone to a tape recorder, the legend's life story quickly gives way to the searing inner-rage & personal revenge fantasies of a woman left robbed ...read more


THE PEOPLE VS HELL KROSS @ Three Clubs

June 1, 2018 9:00 pm

80s British rock band, Hell Kross, stands accused of hundreds of wrongful deaths, as their music leaves a wake of death and destruction. This heavy metal musical comedy rock opera extravaganza requires YOU to ...read more


THE WOMAN IS PERFECTED @ The Broadwater

June 1, 2018 9:00 pm

“The Woman Is Perfected” follows the psychological breakdown of a single young woman entangled in abusive relationships and a crippling compulsion to perfect her body through plastic surgery. Written by Ruth Fowler, starring Maliabeth ...read more


THE UNIVERSE (101) @ The Complex (The Dorie Theatre)

June 1, 2018 9:00 pm

Imagine what happens when you put a Quantum Clown and a Victorian Psychic in the same room! Join two great internationally acclaimed variety acts Norbut Yetso (Matthew Godfrey) and Evanion the Great (Ian Harvey ...read more


NIC & BROOKE'S KARAOKE [email protected] The Complex (The OMR Theatre)

June 1, 2018 9:00 pm

Comedy team Nic & Brooke are at again as wayward hosts of a karaoke contest. And yes, there will be audience participation… ...read more


STAND DOWN THE MARCH @ The Broadwater

June 1, 2018 9:30 pm

What is the role of activism? Liv is a third quarter senior in college looking for her “thing.” She stumbles into a cause when she learns a professor is an active Holocaust denier planning ...read more


SNAP, HONEY! @ studio/stage

June 1, 2018 9:45 pm

Snap Honey is a hilarious interactive comedy with some elements of melodrama about international female impersonator, Vageena Honey, who returns home to get interviewed and perform her one woman show DRAG WHORE about her ...read more


VIXEN DEVILLE REVEALED @ Lounge Theatre

June 1, 2018 10:00 pm

Burlesque, Circus, Magic, Comedy ... and some home truths! As part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival, British actress Cat LaCohie reveals the truth behind her Burlesque persona, ‘Vixen DeVille”, inviting you on the journey ...read more


A BEAST/A BURDEN @ The Broadwater

June 1, 2018 10:00 pm

Before Chris Burden became known to millions with his “Urban Lights” and “Metropolis II” exhibits at LACMA, he spent his early years as the most controversial and subversive performance artist in the United States, ...read more


MARILYN MONROE: THE LAST INTERVIEW @ Lounge Theatre

June 1, 2018 10:00 pm

"Marilyn Monroe: The Last Interview" (the raw truth of a hollywood legend), based on her final interview for Life Magazine in 1962, explores the life, loves, career, and tragedies in Marilyn's life. ...read more


WE NEED THIS MUSICAL TO STOP US FROM KILLING OURSELVES: THE MUSICAL @ Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre

June 1, 2018 10:00 pm

We Need This Musical To Stop Us From Killing Ourselves follows Sarah, a struggling singer, and Mitchell, a failing actor, as they contemplate suicide. After some bargaining with their mutual therapist, the two find ...read more


MY OWN PRIVATE RIVER PHOENIX @ Asylum @ Studio

June 1, 2018 10:00 pm

As a little girl in Japan, Ai wanted to move to America to marry her crush, River Phoenix. Unfortunately he died before she even made it across the Pacific. However, Ai was determined to ...read more


MOVIN' ON UP @ The Complex Hollywood (Ruby Theater)

June 1, 2018 10:30 pm

Tessie Barressi (Joan) You will unshackle me this instant! I am the Watchman. Hence the term: “on my watch” [caption ...read more


EL ULTIMO COCONUT @ The Complex (The OMR Theatre)

June 1, 2018 10:30 pm

Audience Lemonade: 100%

Socially awkward Mexican American teenager Coco has no trouble talking to his blog follower “Minions”. Talking to his mother is a bit more difficult, especially as she makes him sit in his special chair. ...read more


THE STUDY @ The Complex (Flight Theatres)

June 1, 2018 10:30 pm

THE STUDY takes place during a psychological clinical test of the flight-or-fight response set in a college lecture hall. The audience's reactions and answers determine the outcome of each performance; in this immersive, audience-interactive, ...read more


HOLLYWOOD MINSTREL SHOW: THE HOLLYWOOD AFRICANS @ The Complex (The Dorie Theatre)

June 1, 2018 10:30 pm

“Hollywood Minstrel show: The Hollywood Africans,” is performance art inspired by “Hollywood Africans” canvas by Jean Michel Basquiat. Hollywood Minstrel show chronicles a wacky former studio executive now homeless living on the streets of ...read more


MOOSE & DARLENE'S COSMIC [email protected] studio/stage

June 1, 2018 11:00 pm

Moose finds his insignificant little life – and the fate of the planet – forever changed by the arrival of the mysterious Darlene. Together they set off on an adventure across time in a ...read more


THE [email protected] Three Clubs

June 1, 2018 11:00 pm

The Craft…Lesque takes all the parts you loved from this cult classic movie and turns them on their sides! This parody that rather naturally lends itself to the Musical Theatre Burlesque stylings of Cherry ...read more


BETTER LEMONS - "MEET THE CRITICS" @ Theatre West

June 2, 2018 10:00 am

On Saturday, June 2, from 10 am to 12 noon, Better Lemons and Theatre West will be hosting “Meet the Critics!” featuring several of LA's premier critics for a panel discussion of theatre criticism. This ...read more


KASSANDRA @ The Broadwater

June 2, 2018 11:00 am

Adapted from the novel by Christa Wolf and set against the backdrop of the mythological story of Trojan War, Kassandra tells the timeless story of the struggle between men and women, the will of ...read more


COASTERTHON CATASTROPHE: AN AMUSEMENT PARK MUSICAL @ Asylum @ Studio C

June 2, 2018 11:30 am

A musical comedy about two best friends, Brett and Griffin, who get stuck upside down on a roller coaster during a roller coaster marathon at famed theme park Fun World. From the creator of ...read more


HOPE VS. LIFE @ Lounge Theatre

June 2, 2018 12:00 pm

Hope vs. Life is a one woman show about a girl named Hope Armstrong, who we will see fight through different situations, throughout life, as she becomes a young woman. There will be 12 ...read more


THE SOWER @ Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre

June 2, 2018 12:00 pm

"Guard this with your life!" What was it that drove Vincent van Gogh to sever his ear and give it to a prostitute? "The Sower", by actor / playwright Schuyler Scott Mastain, examines a ...read more


BUZZ'D OUT! - LIVE! @ studio/stage

June 2, 2018 12:15 pm

If you love HQ, Double Dare, Jeopardy, and Ellen's Game of Games, this show is for you! Hosted by Ben Benjamins, Buzz'd Out! Live! is the zany trivia game show that combines mind-bending trivia ...read more


BALLS' ON @ The Broadwater Studio

June 2, 2018 1:30 pm

Audience Lemonade: 96%

A One Woman Show by Katt Balsan, directed by the late Gary Austin, Founder and Original Artistic Director of The Groundlings, Produced by E.R. Ruiz. Follow Fate and Destiny as they're working on their "Earth ...read more


PAIN IN MY ASPERGER'S @ Lounge Theatre

June 2, 2018 1:45 pm

Actor/musician, Jeremy Ebenstein, through story and song, takes audiences through his humorous, inspiring, yet often heartbreaking story of living a life with Asperger's Syndrome. With eight original songs and compositions, Ebenstein chronicles his journey ...read more


MARON DOLL - THE EMOTIONAL REUNION OF A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER @ studio/stage

June 2, 2018 2:00 pm

Audience Lemonade: 100%

One night, after 30 years apart, a daughter returns to her lonely mother. With a bitter history between them, the two struggle to mend their broken bond ridden in a tragic circumstance. Maron Doll ...read more


THREE BLIND DATES, SEE HOW THEY RUN @ Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre

June 2, 2018 2:00 pm

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