A normal production of the Broadway legend Les Misérables is overtaken by a bunch of foul-mouthed puppets who want to throw a revolution of their own. Both a loving tribute and a brutal deconstruction of the “greatest musical of all time,” this show is full of clever twists on classic songs, improvisation, and audience interaction. Warning: This production contains offensive language, sexual situations, and musical theater. It should not be viewed by children. Taken from the website.
Written and directed by comedy partners Nathan Makaryk and Geneviève Flati (both cc’ed here!)—who double as the raucous Thenardiers—this irreverent parody lampoons every aspect of the famous musical, movie, and novel. Both Les Misérables enthusiasts and haters alike will love the show, which features new versions of classic songs, tons of improvisation and audience interaction. (Taken from the press release)
April 5- May 11,2016
In 1978, People’s Temple, a progressive, Black multiracial church, self-destructed in a Guyana settlement named after its leader, the Reverend Jim Jones. A riveting story of complicity and resistance; loyalty and betrayal; black struggle and black sacrifice told through the voices of Black women. Taken from the website.
Nov 30 – Dec 02 , 2018
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Mistake (I mispronounce the name of the show it’s actually Narsociety)
The internet and social media have forever changed the way we communicate, interact, love, work, and play. Narsociety – The Social Media Shaming Musical tells the story of what happens when it all comes crashing together, when the private becomes public, when technology meets art, when selfies are more important than self-expression, when outrage dominates the conversation, and when agendas ruin lives. Taken from the website
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Narsociety’s shows run is over at the Hollywood Fringe but I will update you on future productions.
When a woman has a chance encounter with a homeless man she thinks she recognizes, she begins to wonder what his life could have been like had he made different choices. Was Lyman Liri really the hero he claims to have been? And could his life have ended up much differently?
These questions propel a journey through the various universes in which Lyman might have existed and show how our choices affect our own destiny, as well as the destinies of those around us. It is a certainty: one choice separates us all from a Fate of fortune or homelessness…. Taken from the website
June 3 – June 18 2017
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Leslie has never seen the show Game of Thrones. Her friends are shocked to hear this and decide to immediately act out all 6 seasons to catch her up. Taken from the website
Oct 01 – Nov 20 2016
Synopsis : Set in the press box of a major Los Angeles baseball stadium, a hilarious yet poignant new comedy from Emmy Award-winning writer (M*A*S*H*, Cheers, The Simpsons) and 8-year host of popular radio show ‘Dodger Talk’ Ken Levine about four sports journalists whose lives are changed during the course of one game. Taken from the website
Synopsis: The story of a girl who did everything she was supposed to do and ended up exactly where she never wanted to be. “No, I Won’t Take You to the Airport!,” is a story of completely true stories. Taken from the Website
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