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U And Me And My Best Friend P - Words and Worlds! Love and Letters! Deconstructed fairy tales for modern children. Modernized tales for vintage children. And just the right amount of ‘happy endings’ where we won’t get shut down. For the brave and open minded, U and Me and My Best Friend P is a romp through the fertile mind of Abby Schachner. Creator of over ten solo shows, covering topics such as abortion, fear, eating disorders, intimacy, all in a artful, humorous and poignant ways.

Showtimes: Thursday, July 9 at 7:30p
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- In a world where the food is good and everything runs on time; the bell dings and the system begins. Three characters work together to seamlessly and efficiently accomplish their job: making a cookie. Day in and day out, their life’s work consists of creating cookies, without a question as to why. When a stray drip causes their oven to malfunction, their perfectly ordered world is thrown into disarray, leading them on an adventure to discover what it means to be fully independent. Fringe Winner: Pick Of The Fringe and Most Unleashed Production.

Friday, July 10 at 7:33p and Saturday, July 11 at 4:03p and 7:33p
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Dead Dog's Bone: A Birthday Play - Written by Dharma Grace Award winning playwright Veronica Tjioe, “Dead Dog’s Bone: A Birthday Play” is a one-act dramatic comedy about the awkwardness of birthdays, letting go of things you love, and the horror of plastic Christmas trees.
Showtimes: Thursday, Friday & Saturday, July 9-11 at 9:30p
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Lady Into Fox
- One day, Silvia turns into a fox. Her husband Richard still loves her and tries to make it work. Lady into Fox is the highly acclaimed original production from the award-winning multimedia storytelling group The Interrobang Departure. Fresh off a run in the Hollywood Fringe Festival, Lady into Fox received an Encore Producers' Award extension at Bootleg, Combined Artform's Pick of the Fringe, and four Fringe Award nominations, including Top of the Fringe and World Premiere. From Bitter Lemons' review, Lady into Fox is "an undeniably charming and satisfying hour of theater." Learn more about the production at the Encore Awards site and Interrobang's site.

Showtimes: Thursday, Friday & Saturday, July 16-18 at 7:30p
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Charivari in Voyeurville - The townsfolk of Voyeurville are blissfully ignorant of their fellow neighbors’ transgressions until Lady Windowmirror, the local gossip queen, reveals some startling observations from atop her secret spy tower. Their curiosities thoroughly piqued, the citizens begin spying upon each other as well. When certain dark secrets are uncovered, judgements and criticisms begin to spread throughout the village like a plague until slander, ultimately turns to murder. Charivari in Voyeurville is an epic tale of murder, suspicion, and love thrown asunder. Whose words can we believe when they all lead to the noose Featuring live, original music from Hardcore-Vaudeville/Art-Rock band House of Rabbits and performances by Post Mortem Movement Theatre.


Showtimes: Thursday, Friday & Saturday, July 16-18 at 9:30p
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A Palm Black by Alicia Adams

Join us for a Reading of Bootleg Theater's newest work in progress, A Palm Black, written by Alicia Adams and Peter Munro. Reading directed by Jessica Hanna. Full production run scheduled for 2016. Come be a part of our process!

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WRITE CLUB Los Angeles is:
3 bouts of
2 opposing writers/ 2 opposing ideas
7 minutes apiece
Audience picks a winner
Net proceeds go to charities of winners' choosing

Pay-What-You-Can $5 - $25

Literature as Bloodsport.
Prize money to charity.

MONDAY July 13 @ 7pm
And the 2nd Monday of every month


Friends of Bootleg

The Triumphant Return Direct from Broadway!

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Created, Written and Directed by
Randy Johnson

The Pasadena Playhouse
July 21 - August 16, 2015

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN is a musical journey celebrating Janis and her biggest musical influences – trailblazers like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone and Bessie Smith, who inspired one of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s greatest legends. Enjoy favorite songs including "Cry Baby," "Me and Bobby McGee," "Piece of My Heart," "Summertime" and more!

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Bootleg Theatre is a year-round inclusive art space for original, boundary-defying live theater and performance born from the diverse cultural and artistic landscape of Los Angeles. Bootleg supports and collaborates with the best of established and emerging theater artists to create daring multi-disciplinary live experiences that are striking, contemporary and non-traditional.

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