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Blithe Spirit
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written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1941); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Christopher Neame, 1947-, Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Alexandra Boyd, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Lynne Marta, 1948-, Ian Ogilvy, 1943- and Judy Geeson, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1941), 1 hour 45 mins
This classic comedy is set in the charming country home of Charles Condomine, a re-married widower. A witty and convivial evening party among friends is transformed when a séance conjures the ghost of Elvira, Charles’ first wife, who delights in wreaking havoc among the living. An enchanting Coward comedy!
written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1941); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Christopher Neame, 1947-, Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Alexandra Boyd, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Lynne Marta, 1948-, Ian Ogilvy, 1943- and Judy Geeson, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1941), 1 hour 45 mins
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Design For Living
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written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1932); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Michelle Arthur, Claire Forlani, 1971-, Thomas Hildreth, Hamish Linklater, 1976-, Tim Monsion, Sarah Rafferty and Douglas Weston (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 1933), 1 hour 46 mins
Three terminally stylish friends, who share rivalrous affections, attempt to uncoil their twisted love triangle in this sexy and scandalous gem. Written in 1932, the play was deemed extremely daring, and even by today’s standards is considered controversial. In its frank and funny take on sex, love and commitmen...
written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1932); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Michelle Arthur, Claire Forlani, 1971-, Thomas Hildreth, Hamish Linklater, 1976-, Tim Monsion, Sarah Rafferty and Douglas Weston (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 1933), 1 hour 46 mins
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End Days
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written by Deborah Zoe Laufer; directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Josh Clark, Shannon Cochran, 1958-, Dane DeHaan, 1987-, Arye Gross, Kenneth Houston and Kate Rylie (L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 2 hours 12 mins, 132 page(s)
In Deborah Zoe Laufer's End Days, a suburban family is undergoing a spiritual crisis following the September 11th attacks. Sylvia Stein has turned to Christianity to save her disaffected husband Arthur and her rebellious teenage daughter Rachel. But as Sylvia races around preparing for the Rapture, Rachel is learn...
written by Deborah Zoe Laufer; directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Josh Clark, Shannon Cochran, 1958-, Dane DeHaan, 1987-, Arye Gross, Kenneth Houston and Kate Rylie (L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 2 hours 12 mins, 132 page(s)
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An Ideal Husband
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written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jacqueline Bisset, 1944-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Alfred Molina, 1953- and Yeardley Smith, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1899), 1 hour 40 mins
A tender love story, a serpentine villainess, a glittering setting in London society, and a shower of Wildean witticisms are only a few of the reasons this play has enjoyed hugely successful revivals in London and New York. This 1895 drama also seems eerily prescient, as it explores the plight of a promising young...
written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jacqueline Bisset, 1944-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Alfred Molina, 1953- and Yeardley Smith, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1899), 1 hour 40 mins
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Charles Busch, 1954-, Neil Dickson, Jill Gascoine, 1937-, James Marsters, 1962-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Matt Wolf, 1972- and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1895), 1 hour 58 mins
This final play from the pen of Oscar Wilde is a stylish send-up of Victorian courtship and manners, complete with assumed names, mistaken lovers, and a lost handbag. Jack and Algernon are best friends, both wooing ladies who think their names are Ernest, "that name which inspires absolute confidence." Wilde's e...
written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Charles Busch, 1954-, Neil Dickson, Jill Gascoine, 1937-, James Marsters, 1962-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Matt Wolf, 1972- and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1895), 1 hour 58 mins
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Lady Windermere's Fan
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written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1892); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Lisa Harrow, 1943-, Roger Rees, 1944-, Gina Field, Joanna Going, 1963-, Arthur Hanket, 1954-, Dominic Keating, 1962-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Eric Stoltz, 1961-, James Warwick, Tom Wheatly and Judy Geeson, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1893), 1 hour 20 mins
A lord, his wife, her admirer and an infamous blackmailer converge in the irreverent satire that launched Wilde’s succession of classic social comedies. This delicious comic feast serves up a scandal about good girls, bad husbands and hilarious hypocrisy - utterly contemporary and divinely funny.
written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1892); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Lisa Harrow, 1943-, Roger Rees, 1944-, Gina Field, Joanna Going, 1963-, Arthur Hanket, 1954-, Dominic Keating, 1962-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Eric Stoltz, 1961-, James Warwick, Tom Wheatly and Judy Geeson, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1893), 1 hour 20 mins
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Lucy
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written by Damien Atkins, fl. 1998 (2007); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Lucy DeVito, 1983-, Roxanne Hart, Geoffrey Lower, 1963-, Sarah Rafferty and Raphael Sbarge, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2007), 2 hours 5 mins
Vivian is an anthropologist at the top of her field. She craves solitude - motherhood was never an option. But when forced to care for her estranged teenage daughter, Lucy, her life is turned upside down. Lucy is autistic...and might be the next step in Vivian's evolution.
written by Damien Atkins, fl. 1998 (2007); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Lucy DeVito, 1983-, Roxanne Hart, Geoffrey Lower, 1963-, Sarah Rafferty and Raphael Sbarge, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2007), 2 hours 5 mins
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The Man Who Had All the Luck
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written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1940); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Kevin Chamberlin, 1963-, Tim DeKay, 1963-, James Gammon, 1940-2010, Lee Garlington, 1953-, Graham Hamilton, Tom McGowan, 1959-, Kurtwood Smith, 1943-, Russell Soder and Tegan West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1943), 2 hours 11 mins
THE MAN WHO HAD ALL THE LUCK, Arthur Miller's first Broadway play, offers a fascinating first-look into the playwright who would go on to become one of the most celebrated of the twentieth century. Depicting themes of justice, family, luck, and fate, THE MAN WHO HAD ALL THE LUCK focuses on Davide Beeves, a Midwest...
written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1940); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Kevin Chamberlin, 1963-, Tim DeKay, 1963-, James Gammon, 1940-2010, Lee Garlington, 1953-, Graham Hamilton, Tom McGowan, 1959-, Kurtwood Smith, 1943-, Russell Soder and Tegan West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1943), 2 hours 11 mins
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Photograph 51
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written by Anna B. Ziegler; directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Matthew Arkin, 1960-, Maxwell Caulfield, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Jon Matthews, Darren Richardson and Nick Toren (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 28 mins, 88 page(s)
Rosalind Franklin was a gifted research scientist who was part of the race to uncover the secrets of DNA in the 1950’s. Her more famous contemporaries Watson and Crick took all the kudos for the discovery of the molecule’s double helix structure – yet it was Franklin’s skill with X-ray diffraction that fir...
written by Anna B. Ziegler; directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Matthew Arkin, 1960-, Maxwell Caulfield, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Jon Matthews, Darren Richardson and Nick Toren (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 28 mins, 88 page(s)
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The School for Scandal
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written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, 1751-1816 (1777); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Stuart Bunce, Jane Carr, 1950-, John Francis Harries, Henri Lubatti, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Moira Quirk, 1968-, Julian Sands, 1958-, Susan Sullivan, 1942-, Tara Summers, Simon Templeman, James Warwick and Matt Wolf, 1972- (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 52 mins, 171 page(s)
Beware the gossips! Lady Sneerwell and her hireling Snake are certainly up to no good in this timeless send-up of hypocritical manners. Thanks to their scandal-mongering, the comely Lady Teazle must fend off the slanderous barbs that have caught the ear of her elderly husband - as well as every other gossip in Lon...
written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, 1751-1816 (1777); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Stuart Bunce, Jane Carr, 1950-, John Francis Harries, Henri Lubatti, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Moira Quirk, 1968-, Julian Sands, 1958-, Susan Sullivan, 1942-, Tara Summers, Simon Templeman, James Warwick and Matt Wolf, 1972- (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 52 mins, 171 page(s)
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