TAGGED WITH DARK COMEDY
In this action-packed comedy, Lauren Van Kurin ("King of Kong: A Musical Parody") stars as a shy librarian recruited into the thrilling world of professional assassinations, international intrigue, and forbidden romance. **WINNER** Season Ten of "Serial Killers" at Sacred Fools Theater
This is a intriguing look into the war-ravaged world of Iraq and how human beings who have lived with war all of their lives deal with the question--WHY? You will walk away thinking about your own mortality, your own life, and what its meaning is?
What evil lurks in the heart of suburbia? Every family has a dark underbelly, even the perfect ones, in playwright Mary Laws' modern, darkly comic revenge tragedy of family dysfunction. 9/17-10/24 at The Echo Theater Co., 3269 Casitas Ave., LA, CA 90039;$30, 310-307-3753; www.EchoTheaterCompany.com
A dark musical comedy asking the question: Is home really where the heart is? A young girl goes to New York to find her mother who disappeared some 20 some years ago. But is Mary really Carrie's mother, or is Carrie as delusional as the street characters that make up Mary's world?
From Paris, France, in the tradition of Absurdist Theatre, a hilarious play full of irrational situations! A virgin's journey to a dead end when she gets a shocking diagnosis: an Inconceivable Conception! This is not a test. This is not a pipe. Just the intuition that absurdity is close to reality.
Shelby Brage immerses us within the turbulent world of mid-life sex offender Alan, violently destabilizing our conceptions of normalcy. Touching poignantly - & painfully - on dilemmas of sexuality, mental health, attachment, & familial love, this piece upends notions of sanity with moving flair.
An original musical comedy about corruption, depression, and death! In the future, medicine has come a long way, now that The Meds are using lower class humans as their test subjects. After all, everyone wants to live forever - except one test subjects who happens to be suicidal.