STAGE MOTHERS

by Miranda Jackel

Move over, Dance Moms! Get ready for Stage Mothers: a wild, wacky waiting room comedy about mothers and daughters, dreams unfulfilled, and “The Biz”.

 

1-800-WHY-DOES-LIFE-SUCK

by Marianna Staroselsky

“1-800-WHY-DOES-LIFE-SUCK” tells the story of two imperfect strangers connected by the ultimate existential crisis hotline we all wish we could dial when life just SUCKS.

 

BLUE SKIES AT HOME

by Rae Binstock

In a grimy Massachusetts garage, two immigrant teenagers experience a moment of connection while teaching each other the way they dance.

 

GEORGIE GETS A FACELIFT

by Daniel Guyton

A young man tries to kill himself in this dark, disturbing comedy, but an accidental murder puts things into perspective. Mature audiences only

 

HEAVEN IS A BEER COMMERCIAL

by Mark William Butler

A surreal comic fantasy in which a young slacker imagines beer commercials are the ultimate paradise – until he is magically transported into one and his dream becomes his worst nightmare!


BRIGHT THINGS

by Asia Gagnon

Bright Things tells the story of two people experiencing something remarkable on an ordinary rooftop - Posing the question: What do you know for real?

 

PHILENA, THE LOVER OF MANKIND

by George Cameron Grant

Don't miss your date with PHILENA, THE LOVER OF MANKIND, a 70 year-old long-legged saucy dame who still looks dynamite in skin-tight leather pants and isn't afraid to flaunt it. You'll never think of age, OR sex, the same way again.

 

RUPTURED

by Emily Dinova

A dark rainy night in a cold city...a psychiatrist is happened upon by his vengeful past…

 

ONE LAST DANCE

by Loscha Shimshoni

ONE LAST DANCE is the story of a woman whose life is coming to an end. Bedridden but still alive and kicking, she attempts to face her past and make peace with her ailing body.

 

AMONGST THE MONSTERS

by Jared Mallard

Dr. Henry Howard Holmes, also known as H.H Holmes was one of the first documented American serial killers. His story sounds like a work of fiction, but his macabre tale is as factual as it is terrifying.


CUCKOLD

by Wesley Taylor

Cuckold is a scandalous romp set in eighteenth century England surrounding a playwright, his muse, and her hapless husband.

 

TRIAD

by Amy Bennett

Taylor leads a pretty wild life as a BDSM male escort, but when his life comes untied, he has to ask someone for help with his own needs.

 

PROPER ETIQUETTE

by Stephen Dobbins

 

AWAITING MURDER

by Andrew James Gamble

AWAITING MURDER is about two masked goons getting to know one another during a home invasion where they will encounter a well behaved baby, a downtrodden housewife and her financially ruined husband.

 

STORM IN THE ATTIC

by Ricky Bordelon

In Storm in the Attic, a man experiences Hurricane Katrina in the attic of his own flooded home, forcing him to consider his motives and his actions.


WAITING FOR WHAT?

by Joosje Duk and Lily Van Leeuwen

Waiting for What? tells the story of a little girl with a huge can of popcorn, in the waiting room between life and death.

 

QUEENSBORO BRIDGE

by Katarina Behrmann

Two strangers meet when they are forced to share a cab because the train service isn’t running. What starts as an awkward exchange turns into a surprisingly pleasant connection.

 

THE HAPPY FAMILY

by Jenna Bilgore

 

ELEVATOR MAN

by Catherine Cowin

Elevator Man -- an ironic comedy about the different people you meet in a long elevator ride. Follow William up to the 65th floor and get ready for the unexpected. 

 

COUNTING APPLES

by Michael Fitzpatrick

A happy couple, a troubled friend, and the incident which pushed them together and pulled them apart.


OK STUPID

by Marty Moore

OkStupid is about the blind date of Liz and Hunter, who are happy to discover they have many of the same interests. Then Constance, Hunter’s girlfriend, shows up and things get really interesting. 

 

MEN'S ROOM

by Jordan Barsky

MEN'S ROOM is about two young men who are forced to face themselves head on.

 

LISTEN UP

by Eddie Antar

Years and years of not being really heard are healed by a single, simple, sincere “How was your day?”

ONCE UPON A ROSE

by Albert J. Repicci

The secret journey of the forsaken.

 

CHINESE NEW YEAR DINNER

by Kristi Donna Ng

CHINESE NEW YEAR DINNER takes place one Chinese New Year dinner with Caucasian mother, Laura, and her adopted Chinese daughter, May. May's new boyfriend and a long kept secret threatens to tear them apart. 


PILLS AND THRILLS VOL. 8

by Zack Stein

Pills and Thrills Vol. 8 tells the story of a man in debt, a man stomped to jello, The Pill People, a crazy loan shark, and a love struck teller.

 

RAISED BY WOLVES AND SHEEP

by Seth McNeill

Father knows best. Or at least that's what he said. But he said a lot of things. Do you remember a girl in the family?

 

COMMUTERS

by Wayne J. Keeley and Stephanie C. Lyons

COMMUTERS is a grim look at the distance people place between themselves in today’s technologically-obsessed culture of “more is more” and “now isn’t soon enough.

 

AMERICA SPEAKING

by Bill Duncan

Belle, a young idealistic reporter, interviews a research and development expert on a local talk-radio station. She is shocked to hear how companies maximize profits at the expense of consumers. Then the calls come in with comedic confusion for a beleaguered Belle who struggles with... America Speaking.

 

BUDDHA PICNIC

by Tom Titone

When Frank and Sue meet again at their high school reunion picnic, a trip into the woods takes them on a journey of discovery that no one and nothing is really as it seems.

 


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