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Beloved Clara
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written by Lucy Parham (2002); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; composed by Robert Schumann, 1810-1856, Clara Schumann, 1819-1896 and Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Martin Jarvis, 1941- and Lucy Parham (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2002), 1 hour 48 mins
In Beloved Clara, the intense relationships between Robert Schumann, his wife Clara, and Johannes Brahms are brought to vivid life through music and excerpts from their passionate writings. With the arrival of the young, dynamic Brahms into their household, the Schumanns’ fragile marriage is threatened by the d...
written by Lucy Parham (2002); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; composed by Robert Schumann, 1810-1856, Clara Schumann, 1819-1896 and Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Martin Jarvis, 1941- and Lucy Parham (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2002), 1 hour 48 mins
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Copenhagen
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written by Michael Frayn, 1933-; directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; performed by Shannon Cochran, 1958-, David Krumholtz, 1978- and Alfred Molina, 1953- (L.A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 4 mins, 124 page(s)
How different would the world have looked had the Nazis been the first to build an atomic bomb? Werner Heisenberg, one of Hitler's lead nuclear scientists, famously and mysteriously met in Copenhagen with his colleague and mentor, Niels Bohr, one of the founders of the Manhattan Project. Michael Frayn's Tony Award...
written by Michael Frayn, 1933-; directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; performed by Shannon Cochran, 1958-, David Krumholtz, 1978- and Alfred Molina, 1953- (L.A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 4 mins, 124 page(s)
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An Enemy of the People
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written by Henrik Ibsen, 1828-1906 (1882); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Gregory Harrison, 1950-, Richard Kind, 1965-, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010, Alan Shearman, Jon Matthews, Josh Stamberg, 1970-, Emily Swallow and Tom Virtue, 1957- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2014), 1 hour 55 mins
When a small town relies on tourists flocking to its baths, will a report of dangerously polluted waters be enough to shut them down? Henrik Ibsen weighs the cost of public health versus a town’s livelihood in An Enemy of the People.Directed by Martin JarvisProducing Director Susan Albert LoewenbergRosalind Ayre...
written by Henrik Ibsen, 1828-1906 (1882); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Gregory Harrison, 1950-, Richard Kind, 1965-, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010, Alan Shearman, Jon Matthews, Josh Stamberg, 1970-, Emily Swallow and Tom Virtue, 1957- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2014), 1 hour 55 mins
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God of Carnage
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written by Yasmina Reza, 1960- (2006); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Simon Helberg, Amy Landecker, Josh Stamberg, 1970- and Jocelyn Towne (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2016), 1 hour 10 mins
Winner of the 2009 Tony Award®, God of Carnage is a brash and hilarious exploration of human nature. After one 11-year-old is hit by another, their parents meet to find a mature resolution. As the evening wears on, the veneer of civility degenerates. What begins as protective parenting ends as an excuse to let lo...
written by Yasmina Reza, 1960- (2006); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Simon Helberg, Amy Landecker, Josh Stamberg, 1970- and Jocelyn Towne (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2016), 1 hour 10 mins
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Hamlet
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1603); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; performed by Mark Capri, 1951-, Josh Clark, Stephen Collins, 1947-, JD Cullum, 1966-, Stacy Keach, 1941-, Henri Lubatti, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010, Jon Matthews, Darren Richardson, André Sogliuzzo, 1966-, Josh Stamberg, 1970-, Emily Swallow, JoBeth Williams, 1948- and Matt Wolf, 1972- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 3 hours 14 mins, 194 page(s)
Shakespeare’s timeless story of revenge, corruption, and murder is considered one of the greatest works in the English language. Prince Hamlet sets out to avenge his beloved father's death at the hand of his uncle Claudius — but Hamlet's spiral into grief and madness will have permanent and immutable consequen...
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1603); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; performed by Mark Capri, 1951-, Josh Clark, Stephen Collins, 1947-, JD Cullum, 1966-, Stacy Keach, 1941-, Henri Lubatti, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010, Jon Matthews, Darren Richardson, André Sogliuzzo, 1966-, Josh Stamberg, 1970-, Emily Swallow, JoBeth Williams, 1948- and Matt Wolf, 1972- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 3 hours 14 mins, 194 page(s)
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Henceforward...
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written by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, 1939- (1987); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; performed by Anne Heche, 1969-, Jared Harris, 1961-, Jack Davenport, 1973-, Paula Jane Newman, Moira Quirk, 1968- and Darren Richardson (L.A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 2 hours 23 mins, 143 page(s)
Starring Anne Heche and Jared Harris, the hilarious Henceforward... is one of Alan Ayckbourn’s most unusual works. In the near-future, a composer with creative block tries to re-unite with his estranged wife and daughter, hoping their reconciliation will free his mind to create his greatest musical masterpiece....
written by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, 1939- (1987); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; performed by Anne Heche, 1969-, Jared Harris, 1961-, Jack Davenport, 1973-, Paula Jane Newman, Moira Quirk, 1968- and Darren Richardson (L.A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 2 hours 23 mins, 143 page(s)
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The Liar
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written by Pierre Corneille, 1606-1684; directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Tara Barr, Janine Barris, Sue Cremin, Danny Mann, Christopher Neame, 1947-, John Sloan, Mark Sullivan and Matthew Wolf (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2014), 1 hour 51 mins
In this classic farce, a young man pretends to be a war hero to impress a pretty girl. As his lies progress, so do his troubles – with hilarious results. Playwright Pierre Corneille’s comedy of manners is considered a groundbreaking work which influenced contemporaries such as the young Molière.Directed by Ma...
written by Pierre Corneille, 1606-1684; directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Tara Barr, Janine Barris, Sue Cremin, Danny Mann, Christopher Neame, 1947-, John Sloan, Mark Sullivan and Matthew Wolf (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2014), 1 hour 51 mins
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Macbeth
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1607); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; performed by Josh Cooke, 1979-, JD Cullum, 1966-, Dan Donohue, Jeannie Elias, 1954-, Chuma Hunter-Gault, James Marsters, 1962-, Jon Matthews, Alan Shearman, André Sogliuzzo, 1966-, Kate Steele, Kristoffer Tabori, 1952- and Joanne Whalley, 1964- (L.A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours, 120 page(s)
Infamously known as the cursed Scottish play, Macbeth is perhaps Shakespeare’s darkest tragedy. When General Macbeth is foretold by three witches that he will one day be King of Scotland, Lady Macbeth convinces him to get rid of anyone who could stand in his way – including committing regicide. As Macbeth asce...
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1607); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; performed by Josh Cooke, 1979-, JD Cullum, 1966-, Dan Donohue, Jeannie Elias, 1954-, Chuma Hunter-Gault, James Marsters, 1962-, Jon Matthews, Alan Shearman, André Sogliuzzo, 1966-, Kate Steele, Kristoffer Tabori, 1952- and Joanne Whalley, 1964- (L.A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours, 120 page(s)
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1596); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Kyle Colerider-Krugh, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Glenne Headly, 1955-2017, Simon Helberg, Stacy Keach, 1941-, David Krumholtz, 1978-, André Sogliuzzo, 1966-, Tara Barr, Erin Bennett, Jamie Bamber, Janine Barris, Brendan Bradley, Chris Butler, Sue Cremin, Logan Fahey, Danny Mann, Jon Matthews and Kira Sternbach (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2013), 1 hour 58 mins
Shakespeare combined his love of theater with Greek mythology and the supernatural to create what is arguably his most playfully imaginative work. From love potions to bizarre transformations to the unforgettable play-within-a-play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a non-stop delight, and remains one of the mileston...
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1596); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Kyle Colerider-Krugh, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Glenne Headly, 1955-2017, Simon Helberg, Stacy Keach, 1941-, David Krumholtz, 1978-, André Sogliuzzo, 1966-, Tara Barr, Erin Bennett, Jamie Bamber, Janine Barris, Brendan Bradley, Chris Butler, Sue Cremin, Logan Fahey, Danny Mann, Jon Matthews and Kira Sternbach (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2013), 1 hour 58 mins
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Odyssey of Love
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written by Lucy Parham (2008); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; composed by Franz Liszt, 1811-1886; performed by Lucy Parham, Rosalind Ayres, 1946- and Martin Jarvis, 1941- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2008), 1 hour 35 mins
Mixing the colorful letters of Franz Liszt with some of his most ecstatic piano music, Odyssey of Love depicts his tempestuous relations with two fascinating women.
written by Lucy Parham (2008); directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; composed by Franz Liszt, 1811-1886; performed by Lucy Parham, Rosalind Ayres, 1946- and Martin Jarvis, 1941- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2008), 1 hour 35 mins
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