Announcing the 2018 Lineup!


Awesome Theatre is proud to present it’s official line up for 2018. This promises to be our most ambitious year yet, full of comedy, horror, and general strangeness.


It’s a play, it’s a playwriting contest, it’s a play about a playwriting contest, just go with it. 

Hosted by Kaylamay Paz Suarez

After four preliminary rounds, our four finalists will now expand their plays to ten minutes and face off for the two coveted spots in finals.



Never-Ever Land by Sang S. Kim

Growing up sucks. 

Demoted by Bridgette Dutta Portman

When planetary personnel problems get personal.

Way Too Schtoned by  Kyle McCurdy

I smoked way too much party before this weed.

HMO-Z by Sean Garahan

Health care for all, even Zombies



The highest scoring play and the audience Favorite from semi-finals expand thier plays to 30 minutes and go head to head to win a full production.


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By Anthony R. Miller and Jess Thomas

Directed By Colin Johnson

April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3 and 10

Maybe God DOES make mistakes

Ronnie and Judy are just two regular kids who love the lord. But when Judy is attacked and impregnated by a dolphin, their summer plans go out with the tide.  A greedy Pastor, an eccentric French Professor and famous people all get involved in this absurdist satire about religion, fame, and love.


Mercy Killing

By Alandra Hileman

Romance is Dead. Literally.

Mercy is a barista in San Francisco. She’s also a serial killer. The only one who knows is a Grim Reaper named Thana, her girlfriend, sort of, it’s complicated. The two of them navigate a tenuous romance while trying to evade detection by the authorities on either side of mortality.

Directed by Claire Rice

June 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, and 26




The Horror-Theatre Double Feature Rides Again with two world premiere tales of terror.

sufferedThe Suffered By Colin Johnson

Frederick, a once popular author, now seeing his fame fade retreats to a small hotel for the memorial of his recently deceased wife, Lillian. But when a strange song awakens the truth of Lillian’s death, Frederick cannot escape his secrets.

cannibalMy Cannibal Summer By Claire Rice

A gated community of cannibals welcomes home one of their own from war. But something is different, Eddie doesn’t have “The Hunger” anymore. When he falls for the community’s newest resident Sonia, he decides to escape and finds out coming home is easy, but leaving could kill you.

Directed by Christian Haines
Hosted by Sindie Chopper

October 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, and 27


Celebrating the Bay Areas best playwrights by reading their worst play.

November, TBA