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Amadeus
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written by Peter Shaffer, 1926-; directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Michael Emerson, 1954-, Darren Richardson, Alan Shearman, Simon Templeman, Steven Brand, James Callis, Mark Sullivan, Brian Tichnell and Jocelyn Towne (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2016), 2 hours 3 mins
Ambition and jealousy - all set to music. Devout court composer Antonio Salieri plots against his rival, the dissolute but supremely talented Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. How far will Salieri go to achieve the fame that Mozart disregards? The 1981 Tony Award ® winner for Best Play.Recorded before an audience in Los A...
written by Peter Shaffer, 1926-; directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Michael Emerson, 1954-, Darren Richardson, Alan Shearman, Simon Templeman, Steven Brand, James Callis, Mark Sullivan, Brian Tichnell and Jocelyn Towne (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2016), 2 hours 3 mins
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And the Sun Stood Still
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written by Dava Sobel, 1947- (2015); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Robert Foxworth, 1941-, John Vickery, Kate Steele, Michael Kirby, 1925-2002 and Gregory Harrison, fl. 1968 (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2015), 1 hour 51 mins
Dava Sobel’s thoughtful play brings to life the story of Nicolaus Copernicus, the Renaissance astronomer and mathematician who proposed the heliocentric model of the universe in which the Sun stands at the center. Plagued by self-doubt and threatened by religious censure, Copernicus resisted the publication of h...
written by Dava Sobel, 1947- (2015); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Robert Foxworth, 1941-, John Vickery, Kate Steele, Michael Kirby, 1925-2002 and Gregory Harrison, fl. 1968 (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2015), 1 hour 51 mins
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Breaking the Code
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written by Hugh Whitmore, 1936-; directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Sheelagh Cullen, Peter Dennis, Samantha Robson, 1966-, Orlando Seale, 1973-, W. Morgan Sheppard, 1934-, André Sogliuzzo, 1966-, Simon Templeman and Kenneth Danziger (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2003), 2 hours 6 mins
Brilliant mathematician Alan Turing cracked the German Enigma code and enabled the Allies to win World War II. But Turing was to find that the country he saved cared less about his genius and more about his sexual orientation.An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:Sheelagh Cullen as Sara TuringKenne...
written by Hugh Whitmore, 1936-; directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Sheelagh Cullen, Peter Dennis, Samantha Robson, 1966-, Orlando Seale, 1973-, W. Morgan Sheppard, 1934-, André Sogliuzzo, 1966-, Simon Templeman and Kenneth Danziger (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2003), 2 hours 6 mins
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Bunbury
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written by Tom Jacobson (2006); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jean Gilpin, 1950-, Melinda Page Hamilton, 1974-, Kathryn Hahn, 1974-, Peter Paige, 1969-, Amanda Rowan, 1979-, Orlando Seale, 1973-, André Sogliuzzo, 1966-, John Vickery and Matt Wolf, 1972- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 2007), 1 hour 51 mins
What if ... Romeo & Juliet had a happy ending? Or Blanche Dubois didn't go crazy? Or the Three Sisters actually made it to Moscow? When he discovers he's only a fictious, never seen character in Oscar Wilde's timeless The Importance of Being Earnest, Bunbury joins forces with Rosaline, Romeo's never-seen obsession...
written by Tom Jacobson (2006); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jean Gilpin, 1950-, Melinda Page Hamilton, 1974-, Kathryn Hahn, 1974-, Peter Paige, 1969-, Amanda Rowan, 1979-, Orlando Seale, 1973-, André Sogliuzzo, 1966-, John Vickery and Matt Wolf, 1972- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 2007), 1 hour 51 mins
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Cakewalk
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written by Peter Feibleman, 1930- (1993); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; composed by Carly Simon, 1945-; performed by Elaine Stritch, 1925-2014, Samantha Bennett, Bruce Davison, 1946-, Claudette Nevins and Raphael Sbarge, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1993), 1 hour 37 mins
Broadway legend Elaine Stritch stars as literary legend Lillian Hellman in this beguiling account of Hellman’s tumultuous relationship across several decades with a man 25 years her junior, played by Oscar-nominee Bruce Davison. Featuring music by Carly Simon.
written by Peter Feibleman, 1930- (1993); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; composed by Carly Simon, 1945-; performed by Elaine Stritch, 1925-2014, Samantha Bennett, Bruce Davison, 1946-, Claudette Nevins and Raphael Sbarge, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1993), 1 hour 37 mins
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The Cherry Orchard
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904 (1903); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jeffrey Jones, 1946-, Michael Cristofer, 1946-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Jordan Baker, John Chardiet, Tim DeKay, 1963-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Joey Slotnick, 1968-, Jennifer Tilly, 1958- and Christy Keefe. Amy Peitz (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1996), 1 hour 45 mins
Chekhov's masterful last play, THE CHERRY ORCHARD, is a work of timeless, bittersweet beauty about the fading fortunes of an aristocratic Russian family and their struggle to maintain their status in a changing world.
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904 (1903); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jeffrey Jones, 1946-, Michael Cristofer, 1946-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Jordan Baker, John Chardiet, Tim DeKay, 1963-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Joey Slotnick, 1968-, Jennifer Tilly, 1958- and Christy Keefe. Amy Peitz (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1996), 1 hour 45 mins
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Dear Elizabeth
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written by Sarah Ruhl, 1974-; directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-, Julian Sands, 1958- and Chris Hatfield (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2015), 1 hour 10 mins
The complicated relationship between the poets Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell is revealed in nearly thirty years’ worth of correspondence. Taken from their exchange of letters, Dear Elizabeth is a study in friendship, intimacy, and the power of words.Directed by Rosalind Ayres. An L.A. Theatre Works full cas...
written by Sarah Ruhl, 1974-; directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-, Julian Sands, 1958- and Chris Hatfield (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2015), 1 hour 10 mins
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The Doctor's Dilemma
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1906); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jane Carr, 1950-, Gregory Cooke, 1966-, Ken Danziger, Roy Dotrice, 1923-, Jennifer Dundas Lowe, 1971-, Martin Jarvis, 1941- and Paxton Whitehead, 1937- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1911), 1 hour 46 mins
The blowhards, the know-it-alls, the scrupulous, and the impecunious are all targets for Shaw’s incisive wit in his classic satire of the medical profession. A well-respected physician is forced to choose whom he shall save: a bumbling friend or the ne’er-do-well husband of the woman he loves.
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1906); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jane Carr, 1950-, Gregory Cooke, 1966-, Ken Danziger, Roy Dotrice, 1923-, Jennifer Dundas Lowe, 1971-, Martin Jarvis, 1941- and Paxton Whitehead, 1937- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1911), 1 hour 46 mins
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A Doll House
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written by Henrik Ibsen, 1828-1906 (1879); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Tony Abatemarco, 1952-, Tim DeKay, 1963-, Jeannie Elias, 1954-, Calista Flockhart, 1964-, Gregory Itzin, 1948- and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (L.A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 11 mins, 130 page(s)
Nora Helmer has everything a young housewife could want: beautiful children, an adoring husband, and a bright future. But when a carelessly buried secret rises from the past, Nora’s well-calibrated domestic ideal starts to crumble. Ibsen’s masterpiece is as fresh today as it was when it first stormed the stage...
written by Henrik Ibsen, 1828-1906 (1879); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Tony Abatemarco, 1952-, Tim DeKay, 1963-, Jeannie Elias, 1954-, Calista Flockhart, 1964-, Gregory Itzin, 1948- and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (L.A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 11 mins, 130 page(s)
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Dracula
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written by Bram Stoker (1897); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Denise Carole, Sheelagh Cullen, John Glover, 1944-, Karl Miller, Lisa O'Hare, Moira Quirk, 1968-, David Selby, 1941-, André Sogliuzzo, 1966-, Simon Templeman and Matt Wolf, 1972- (L.A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 47 mins, 107 page(s)
Before Twilight and True Blood, only one vampire commanded “the children of the night.” In this blood-thirsty tale of unholy terror, Count Dracula slips into Victorian London with a cargo of his native Transylvanian soil - so he can rest between victims. The city seems helpless against his frightful power, and...
written by Bram Stoker (1897); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Denise Carole, Sheelagh Cullen, John Glover, 1944-, Karl Miller, Lisa O'Hare, Moira Quirk, 1968-, David Selby, 1941-, André Sogliuzzo, 1966-, Simon Templeman and Matt Wolf, 1972- (L.A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 47 mins, 107 page(s)
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