Take a walk in someone else's skin in this fully immersive theatrical experience. One audience member per performance. Morbid and disturbing with a twinge of black humor.
A(Partment 8), the first show produced by ABC Project, received outstanding reviews from both critics and audience members at Fringe 2016. Now being remounted for 2017.
We have check in at Santa Monica and Lillian for audience and standby. On the night of your show you must check in between venue opening and 10mins before your show time to fill out paperwork. Please return for your show 5 mins before your show time. We will tell you where to go at your show time.
Standby list available for sign up night of performances.
Critics on A(partment 8) and its Adaptation The Chalet
“… densely poetic, deeply intimate and intensely personal…”-LA Weekly
“…incredibly effective, well-conceived, and truly terrifying.” -BuzzFeed
“Lesser not only successfully implicates audience members in their own sundry crimes of the heart but opens a space between empathy and horror for something more critically and morally contemplative.” – Stage Raw
“Those looking for a darkly original work that sticks with you long after it's finished, A(partment 8) is worth the admission price.”-LAist
“Annie Lesser has a small wonder on her hands, and actress Keight Leighn pretty much defines the term fearless at this point.” -No Proscenium
“If you have a chance to be a part of an encounter like this from The ABC's Project, please do it. It's an incredibly special experience, one that will stay with you and maybe even change you a little.”-Birth.Movies.Death
“This could be one of the most intimate, visceral experiences ever created… It is a transformation. You walk in one person and walk out another.” -Gia On The Move
“Writer Annie Lesser has created a wild and unsettling experience that will haunt you for days.” – Pearls Before Swine
“Lesser's direction doesn't coddle you into your new skin, once you're in- you're in…do yourself a favor and take a chance; go #SeeItLA and immerse yourself into someone else.” – See It or Skip It
“If you're “Twin Peaks” rather than “Happy Days”,
“Eraserhead” rather than “Forest Gump”,
Kafka rather than Barbara Pym,
Das Grauen rather than The Beach Boys, then you might be a candidate for (A)partment 8).” – TheTVolution.com
“This was one of the most impactful theatrical experiences I've ever had. I am still trying to deal with the feelings this piece gave voice to. Annie Lesser is a creative genius. She is crafting the bleeding edge of theater.” JOHN B
“On a scale of 1-10 it was like 300.” -Mikie B
“GO TO THIS!!”- MATT R
“I've seen well over a thousand plays in my life time, but this one impacted me the most.”- GREGORY C
“Go. Just go. No spoilers. And, do yourself a favor – go all in.”-HEATHER T
“This is the stuff I wanted to do since I began studying directing and writing, but Annie has had the balls to do it. And do it in a ground-breaking way that resembles the likes of Grotowski, Brecht, Chekov, the Open and Living Theatre and Miranda…(A)apartment 8 is the must-see event of HFF16.” -BENNY L
“A fascinating journey through our sensory perception.”- BRIAN K
“This is EXACTLY what is at the “Fringe” of theater. And everyone—everyone—should go.” -ERIK B
“Simply incredible. A haunting, enveloping experience that stays with you long after the show has finish.” -JEFFREY L
“Fantastic show. Not much I can say without giving spoilers but can't recommend it enough. Truly unique, intense and challenging experience.” THOMAS M
“I almost don't want to tell you how fascinating this show is, because I want my friends to be able to snatch up the few remaining tickets so that I have people to discuss it with. Unlike any theatre I've ever seen.” ANGELA S
“…completely different than anything I've seen so far…”-SPENCER F
“… a fantastic, moving, mysterious, challenging, intensely theatrical experience…” -DAVID W
Learn More at annielesser.com/abc