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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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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 5 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 5 mins, 130 page(s)
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Enron
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written by Lucy Prebble, 1981- (2009); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Chris Butler, Jackie Emerson, Greg Germann, Pamela J. Gray, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Kasey Mahaffy, Jon Matthews, Julia McIlvaine, 1981-, Amy Pietz, 1969-, Russell Soder, Steven Weber, 1961-, Kenneth Alan Williams and Matt Wolf, 1972- (L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 1 hour 48 mins, 111 page(s)
Fasten your seatbelts for a rapid-fire, sophisticated thrill-ride that propels you through one of the most infamous financial scandals in history! With a spicy blend of humor, pathos and music, the big biz machinations of Kenneth Lay, Jeffrey Skilling and Andy Fastow are laid bare as razzle-dazzle entertainment. L...
written by Lucy Prebble, 1981- (2009); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Chris Butler, Jackie Emerson, Greg Germann, Pamela J. Gray, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Kasey Mahaffy, Jon Matthews, Julia McIlvaine, 1981-, Amy Pietz, 1969-, Russell Soder, Steven Weber, 1961-, Kenneth Alan Williams and Matt Wolf, 1972- (L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 1 hour 48 mins, 111 page(s)
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The Lion in Winter
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written by James Goldman, 1927-1998 (1964); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Lars Carlson, Kathleen Chalfant, 1945-, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Spencer Garrett, 1963-, Laurel Moglen, Alfred Molina, 1953- and Steven Sutcliffe (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1966), 1 hour 39 mins
Back stabbing, spying, double crossing, and rampant infidelity – a typical family Christmas. Typical, that is, for the Plantagenets. James Goldman’s brilliant historical drama pits King Henry II of England against the strong-willed Eleanor of Aquitaine.
written by James Goldman, 1927-1998 (1964); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Lars Carlson, Kathleen Chalfant, 1945-, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Spencer Garrett, 1963-, Laurel Moglen, Alfred Molina, 1953- and Steven Sutcliffe (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1966), 1 hour 39 mins
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Mary Stuart
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written by Friedrich Schiller, 1759-1805 (1800); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Christopher Neame, 1947-, Sheelagh Cullen, Ken Danziger, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Alex Kingston, 1963-, Alan Shearman, W. Morgan Sheppard, 1934- and Simon Templeman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1904), 2 hours 2 mins
Elizabeth I is threatened by the survival of her Catholic cousin, Mary Stuart. Wrestling with her own conscience - and Mary's popularity - the Queen agonizes over the fate of her cousin amid fears for her own survival. Court intrigue has never been more gripping than in this "acute study in the art of double deali...
written by Friedrich Schiller, 1759-1805 (1800); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Christopher Neame, 1947-, Sheelagh Cullen, Ken Danziger, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Alex Kingston, 1963-, Alan Shearman, W. Morgan Sheppard, 1934- and Simon Templeman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1904), 2 hours 2 mins
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New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation, Amsterdam, July 27, 1656
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written by David Ives, 1950- (2009); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Richard Easton, 1933-, Andrea Gabriel, 1978-, Arye Gross, Amy Pietz, 1969-, James Wagner and Matt Wolf, 1972- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2012, originally published 2011), 1 hour 46 mins, 106 page(s)
As a young Jewish man in 17th century Amsterdam, Baruch de Spinoza excelled as a theological student; but as he encountered free-thinking Protestants, atheists, and radicals in this relatively tolerant city, he began to question his religion and the nature of God. As a result, he was branded a heretic and faced ex...
written by David Ives, 1950- (2009); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Richard Easton, 1933-, Andrea Gabriel, 1978-, Arye Gross, Amy Pietz, 1969-, James Wagner and Matt Wolf, 1972- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2012, originally published 2011), 1 hour 46 mins, 106 page(s)
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On the Waterfront
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written by Budd Schulberg, 1914-2009 (1954); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Richard Cox, 1948-, Scott Atkinson, Maurice Chasse, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Bruce Davison, 1946-, Jeffrey Donovan, 1968-, Dave Florek, 1953-, Chris Hatfield, Jon Matthews, Nick Offerman, 1970-, Rebecca Pidgeon, 1965-, Stephen Ramsey, David Selby, 1941-, Josh Stamberg, 1970-, Tegan West, Hector Elizondo, 1936- and Jake Bern, 1979- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2002, originally published 2001), 1 hour 53 mins
Terry Malloy, the "seemingly soulless street survivor," unwittingly lures a rebellious longshoreman to his death in Budd Schulberg’s searing drama about the New York waterfront, the racketeering unions controlling it, and the kid who "could’a been a contender."
written by Budd Schulberg, 1914-2009 (1954); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Richard Cox, 1948-, Scott Atkinson, Maurice Chasse, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Bruce Davison, 1946-, Jeffrey Donovan, 1968-, Dave Florek, 1953-, Chris Hatfield, Jon Matthews, Nick Offerman, 1970-, Rebecca Pidgeon, 1965-, Stephen Ramsey, David Selby, 1941-, Josh Stamberg, 1970-, Tegan West, Hector Elizondo, 1936- and Jake Bern, 1979- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2002, originally published 2001), 1 hour 53 mins
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Orson's Shadow
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written by Austin Pendelton (1999); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Glenne Headly, 1955-2017, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Simon Templeman, Robert Machray, 1945- and John Judd (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 55 mins
Sir Laurence Olivier. Orson Welles. Vivien Leigh. Joan Plowright. Kenneth Tynan. When these champions of the theatre get together to rehearse Ionesco’s Rhinoceros, mere mortals best step aside. With lightning wit and scathing insight into the true nature of genius, Austin Pendleton’s new play opens the private...
written by Austin Pendelton (1999); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Glenne Headly, 1955-2017, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Simon Templeman, Robert Machray, 1945- and John Judd (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 55 mins
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The Real Thing
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written by Sir Tom Stoppard, 1937- (1982); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Andrea Bowen, Matthew Gaydos, Carolyn Seymour, 1947-, Simon Templeman, Douglas Weston, Joanne Whalley, 1964- and Matt Wolf, 1972- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1982), 1 hour 45 mins
Henry may be the wittiest playwright of his generation, but he's hopelessly naïve when it comes to understanding love and infidelity. Writing about betrayal is one thing, living with it is another. After Henry leaves his wife for another woman, he's confronted with being the cuckold himself. Both dazzlingly cle...
written by Sir Tom Stoppard, 1937- (1982); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Andrea Bowen, Matthew Gaydos, Carolyn Seymour, 1947-, Simon Templeman, Douglas Weston, Joanne Whalley, 1964- and Matt Wolf, 1972- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1982), 1 hour 45 mins
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Trifles
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written by Susan Keating Glaspell, 1876-1948 (1916); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jeanie Hackett, Amy Madigan, 1948-, Sam McMurray, 1952-, Steve Vinovich, 1945- and Steven Weber, 1961- (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 29 mins, 29 page(s)
Written by Susan Glaspell in 1916, Trifles is a one-act play about a woman accused of strangling her husband. Based on an actual murder case reported by Glaspell for the Des Moines News, the play represented an early exploration of gender relationships in a time when women often were considered to be mere trifles....
written by Susan Keating Glaspell, 1876-1948 (1916); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jeanie Hackett, Amy Madigan, 1948-, Sam McMurray, 1952-, Steve Vinovich, 1945- and Steven Weber, 1961- (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 29 mins, 29 page(s)
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