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Charlie finds himself at a crossroads in his life, with the news that his girlfriend is expecting. He confides in his best friend that he has recently crossed paths with other women in his life, including previous girlfriends, and in this tangled web of relationships, is unsure about commitment.
This choose-your-own adventure comedy begins an hour before the opening of play when the lead romantic character drops out of the show. Three people are left knowing his lines. During the intermission, the audience votes which of the three will be the understudy in the second act of the show.
African-American college graduate Warren is hired by the 2008 Obama campaign, and lands in the streets of East Cleveland. Between knocking on doors, fending off cops, and questioning his own racial and sexual identity, he learns working in the spotlight of “Hope” isn’t as easy as he imagined.
Hollywood Fringe Festival! Roommates Stu and Ben conspire to kill every political figure in the United States after receiving a parking ticket earlier that morning. What follows is an absurd, non-stop scene that explores the lengths we are willing to go in order to find purpose and belonging.
Two characters have painful truths come to light in an exploration of identity and the impact of prolonged war. Performed in English. Thru Dec 13. Thur/Fri 8PM; Sundays 7PM. Hudson Theatre. 6539 Santa Monica Blvd, LA 90038. Tiks: $28. www.toystheplay.com or (323) 960-4443.
Our two one acts confront the perception of truth. In “The Whole Truth”, sequestered jurors are on opposite sides in the trial of the century, both are right. Absolutely right. And in “Cornered”, a woman is trapped by a mysterious stranger and must confront her own fears to be able to break free.
Some musicals should never see the light of day. From audition sign-ups to opening night, we join the cast and creatives of an ill-fated new musical "Bus Stop." The success-hungry director and amateur performers find some much needed help from the most unexpected place: The Audience.