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Anna Christie
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written by Eugene O'Neill, 1888-1953 (1920); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Stacy Keach, 1941-, Dwier Brown, 1959-, Maurice Chasse, Alison Elliott, 1970-, Scott Lowell, 1965- and Alley Mills, 1951- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1922), 1 hour 41 mins
The passion of a coal barge captain’s daughter and a rough-hewn sailor takes a tumultuous turn when her secret past is revealed. Nobel laureate Eugene O’Neill won the second of his four Pulitzer Prizes for this heroic classic
written by Eugene O'Neill, 1888-1953 (1920); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Stacy Keach, 1941-, Dwier Brown, 1959-, Maurice Chasse, Alison Elliott, 1970-, Scott Lowell, 1965- and Alley Mills, 1951- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1922), 1 hour 41 mins
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Bang the Drum Slowly
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written by Mark Harris, 1922-2007 (1956); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Ed Begley, Jr., 1949-, Jeff Corbett, fl. 1991-2011, John Freeland, Jr., Henry Harris, Brent Hinkley, 1962-, Bruce Nelson, Joshua Rifkind, Marcia Rodd, 1940-, Elizabeth Ruscio, 1955-, Enrique Sandino, 1951-, David Schwimmer, 1966-, Harry Shearer, 1943- and Jonathan Silverman, 1966- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 1956), 1 hour 19 mins
A new dramatization of one of the greatest baseball stories of all time. A poignant, touching, and often comic tale of a baseball team's friendship and loyalty to a dying teammate. Adapted from the novel by Mark Harris.
written by Mark Harris, 1922-2007 (1956); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Ed Begley, Jr., 1949-, Jeff Corbett, fl. 1991-2011, John Freeland, Jr., Henry Harris, Brent Hinkley, 1962-, Bruce Nelson, Joshua Rifkind, Marcia Rodd, 1940-, Elizabeth Ruscio, 1955-, Enrique Sandino, 1951-, David Schwimmer, 1966-, Harry Shearer, 1943- and Jonathan Silverman, 1966- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 1956), 1 hour 19 mins
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Desire Under the Elms
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written by Eugene O'Neill, 1888-1953 (1924); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Orson Bean, 1928-, Paul Adelstein, 1969-, Amy Brenneman, 1964-, Dwier Brown, 1959-, Maurice Chasse and Charlie Kimball (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1925), 1 hour 20 mins
Eugene O'Neill's tale of Ephraim Cabot: greedy and hard like the stone walls that surround his farm, the family patriarch brings home his new young bride, Abbie. His grown sons disapprove; one leaves, but the other stays to fight for the family fortune. What follows is a tragedy of epic proportions.
written by Eugene O'Neill, 1888-1953 (1924); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Orson Bean, 1928-, Paul Adelstein, 1969-, Amy Brenneman, 1964-, Dwier Brown, 1959-, Maurice Chasse and Charlie Kimball (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1925), 1 hour 20 mins
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Fake
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written by Eric Simonson, 1960- (2008); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Kate Arrington, Coburn Goss, fl. 2000, Francis Guinan, Alan Wilder and Larry Yando (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 2008), 1 hour 43 mins
Oscar-winning and Tony-nominated writer and director Eric Simonson explores the most famous archeological hoax in history. Alternating between 1914 and 1953, journalists and scientists set out to uncover who planted the Piltdown Man skull. Everyone's a suspect, including legendary Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur...
written by Eric Simonson, 1960- (2008); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Kate Arrington, Coburn Goss, fl. 2000, Francis Guinan, Alan Wilder and Larry Yando (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 2008), 1 hour 43 mins
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Frozen
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written by Bryony Lavery, 1947- (2004); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jeffrey Donovan, 1968- and Laila Robins, 1959- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2004), 1 hour 31 mins
One evening ten-year old Rhona goes missing. As her mother retreats into a state of frozen hope, a psychologist studies the brain of a serial killer to find out if what he does is pure evil—or simply beyond his control. Drawn together by horrific circumstances, these three embark on a long, dark journey that end...
written by Bryony Lavery, 1947- (2004); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jeffrey Donovan, 1968- and Laila Robins, 1959- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2004), 1 hour 31 mins
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Guns
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written by Doris Baizley (1976); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; composed by Harry Aguado, 1952-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Tyne Daly, 1946-, Bruce French, 1945-, Robert David Hall, 1947-, Tommy Hicks, 1916-1984, Ella Joyce, Marnie Mosiman, James Reeder, Yeardley Smith, 1964- and Tommy Redmond Hicks, 1962- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 2010), 1 hour 2 mins
The year is 2076, the nation's Tricentennial. Guns are outlawed, but the last seven surviving weapons are in captivity and on display in your city zoo. Billy the Kid's Colt .45, Andrew Jackson's dueling pistol, a retired military rifle, a backwoods hunting rifle, a playful plastic toy gun, an unfinished nuclear ha...
written by Doris Baizley (1976); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; composed by Harry Aguado, 1952-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Tyne Daly, 1946-, Bruce French, 1945-, Robert David Hall, 1947-, Tommy Hicks, 1916-1984, Ella Joyce, Marnie Mosiman, James Reeder, Yeardley Smith, 1964- and Tommy Redmond Hicks, 1962- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 2010), 1 hour 2 mins
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The Idiot
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written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1821-1881 (1995); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Angela Bettis, Arye Gross, John Kapelos, 1956-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Jon Matthews, Johanna McKay, Paul Mercier, Laurel Moglen, Michael Rivkin, Peggy Roeder, Douglas Weston and Kate Asner (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 1995), 1 hour 44 mins
In The Idiot, meet the kindly, childlike Prince Myshkin, as he returns to the decadent social whirl of 1860s St. Petersberg. The two most beautiful, sought-after women in the town compete for his affections, in a duel that grows increasingly dangerous.
written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1821-1881 (1995); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Angela Bettis, Arye Gross, John Kapelos, 1956-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Jon Matthews, Johanna McKay, Paul Mercier, Laurel Moglen, Michael Rivkin, Peggy Roeder, Douglas Weston and Kate Asner (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 1995), 1 hour 44 mins
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Misalliance
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1909); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Roger Rees, 1944-, Tom Beyer, Joy Gregory, W. Morgan Sheppard, 1934-, Eric Stoltz, 1961-, Victoria Tennant, 1950-, Serena Scott Thomas, 1961-, Tegan West and Douglas Weston (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 1917), 1 hour 48 mins
Taking place on a single day in May 1909, a self-made millionaire and his family invite their future nobleman-in-law for a visit to their estate in Surrey, England. In this delightfully clever play, issues of gender, class, politics and family are all targets for Shaw’s keen wit.
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1909); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Roger Rees, 1944-, Tom Beyer, Joy Gregory, W. Morgan Sheppard, 1934-, Eric Stoltz, 1961-, Victoria Tennant, 1950-, Serena Scott Thomas, 1961-, Tegan West and Douglas Weston (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 1917), 1 hour 48 mins
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The Rivalry
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written by Norman Corwin, 1910-2011 (1959); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Paul Giamatti, 1967-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Lily Rabe, 1982-, David Strathairn, 1949- and Shannon Cochran, 1958- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1959), 1 hour 46 mins
Academy Award-nominees Paul Giamatti and David Strathairn star in Norman Corwin's electrifying dramatization of the history-making Lincoln-Douglas debates. This fierce rivalry between rising legislator Abraham Lincoln and incumbent Senator Stephen A. Douglas tackled some of the day's most passionate and controvers...
written by Norman Corwin, 1910-2011 (1959); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Paul Giamatti, 1967-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Lily Rabe, 1982-, David Strathairn, 1949- and Shannon Cochran, 1958- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1959), 1 hour 46 mins
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The Southpaw
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written by Mark Harris, 1922-2007 (1994); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Earle Brown, 1926-2002, Ed Asner, 1929-, Kate Asner, Evan Gore, Henry Harris, Armando Ortega, fl. 1993, Amy Pietz, 1969-, Tom Virtue, 1957-, Ron West, Rugg Williams and Eric Winzenried (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 29 mins
Coming of age in America by way of the baseball diamond, left-hander Henry Wiggen grows to manhood in a right-handed world. From his small-town beginnings, to the top of the game, Henry finds out how hard it is to please his coach, his girl, the sports page and himself-all at once. The first installation of a seri...
written by Mark Harris, 1922-2007 (1994); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Earle Brown, 1926-2002, Ed Asner, 1929-, Kate Asner, Evan Gore, Henry Harris, Armando Ortega, fl. 1993, Amy Pietz, 1969-, Tom Virtue, 1957-, Ron West, Rugg Williams and Eric Winzenried (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 29 mins
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