A bold evening of mesmerism, clairvoyance, and thought-reading straight from the Victorian parlour! British scientist and sceptic Dr Mark Gasson demonstrates how the most prevalent myths of the Victorian psychics still define what we believe is possible and even challenge our very sense of reality. Taken from the website
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. Taken from the website.
June 3 – June 25 2017
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
(Photos by Chris Whitaker)
Amber and Tom, finding their way as freshmen at Princeton, spend a night together that alters the course of their lives. They agree on the drinking, they agree on the attraction, but consent is foggy, and if unspoken, can it be called consent? Playwright Anna Ziegler investigates gender and race politics, our crippling desire to fit in and the three sides to every story. Taken by the website.
May 2 – June 11, 2017
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SYNOPSIS: Six one-acts examine various aspects of humanity, including coping with loss, suffering in the face of great adversity, addiction, and the power of love to triumph over all obstacles. Taken from the website
Charlie is at a crossroads in his life. He dreams of having a successful podcast, but is unable to connect with the people on his show. However, a certain guest may just change the game for him.
Podcast is about finding connection through conversation in a culture that values face to face conversation less and less. Taken from the website.
New Collective Theatre in Hollywood
June 17th – June 24th
Playwright Michael Leoni—extends his popular West Hollywood special limited engagement at The Coast Playhouse through the end of June. ELEVATOR, a comedic and emotional ride exploring what happens when seven strangers get stuck in an elevator, opened on March 25. Taken from a press release.
Performance Schedule: Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 8pm & Sundays at 3pm (through the end of December)
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(Photo by Steven Georges)
Drawing on current research in artificial intelligence and robotics, UNCANNY VALLEY charts the relationship between Claire, a neuroscientist, and Julian, a nonbiological human. As Julian is “born” a few body parts at a time over the course of the play, Claire teaches him how to be as human as possible. Taken from the website.
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(Photos by Ed Krieger)
Apr 15 – Sun, May 21 2017
During a hotly contested presidential primary campaign a wunderkind press secretary, blinded by hubris, makes a wrong turn. After choosing to walk through “that door” his life, and the lives of others, spin out of control. Taken from the website
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(Photos: Lindsay Schnebly)
March 24 – April 30, 2017
William Mastrosimone’s gripping drama about a terrorist who has wreaked madness and destruction on America and is about to use a news reporter to exploit just one more valuable hostage – the world’s supply of clean water. Taken from the website.