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written by Dustin Lance Black, 1974-; directed by Rob Reiner, 1947-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Brad Pitt, 1963-, George Clooney, 1961-, Martin Sheen, 1940-, Kevin Bacon, 1958-, Jamie Lee Curtis, 1958-, Christine Lahti, 1950-, John C. Reilly, 1965-, Jane Lynch, 1960-, Jesse Ferguson, Matthew Morrison, Chris Colfer, Yeardley Smith, 1964-, Matt Bomer, George Takei, 1937-, Rory O'Malley, Cleve Jones, 1954-, James Pickens, Jr., 1954-, Jansen Panettiere, Bridger Zadina, Vanessa Garcia and Campbell Brown (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2012), 2 hours 7 mins
George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Martin Sheen lead an all-star cast in this powerful portrait of an American civil rights struggle. In 2008, California's Proposition 8 stripped the freedom to marry away from gay and lesbian couples. Now, two of the nation's most renowned attorneys have joined forces to challenge Pro...
written by Dustin Lance Black, 1974-; directed by Rob Reiner, 1947-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Brad Pitt, 1963-, George Clooney, 1961-, Martin Sheen, 1940-, Kevin Bacon, 1958-, Jamie Lee Curtis, 1958-, Christine Lahti, 1950-, John C. Reilly, 1965-, Jane Lynch, 1960-, Jesse Ferguson, Matthew Morrison, Chris Colfer, Yeardley Smith, 1964-, Matt Bomer, George Takei, 1937-, Rory O'Malley, Cleve Jones, 1954-, James Pickens, Jr., 1954-, Jansen Panettiere, Bridger Zadina, Vanessa Garcia and Campbell Brown (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2012), 2 hours 7 mins
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Absent Forever
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written by John R. Hopkins, 1931-1998 (1987); directed by Peggy Shannon; performed by John de Lancie, 1948-, Kaitlin Hopkins, 1964-, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Al Ruscio, 1924- and Jennifer Warren, 1941- (L.A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 28 mins, 87 page(s)
A bright and politically-engaged college student goes missing after a demonstration turns violent. But as her grieving mother begins her search, she uncovers a dark side to her daughter which she never knew existed.
written by John R. Hopkins, 1931-1998 (1987); directed by Peggy Shannon; performed by John de Lancie, 1948-, Kaitlin Hopkins, 1964-, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Al Ruscio, 1924- and Jennifer Warren, 1941- (L.A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 28 mins, 87 page(s)
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Abundance
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written by Beth Henley, 1952- (1989); directed by Gordon House; performed by Gary Cole, fl. 1988, Amy Madigan, 1948-, Steven Weber, 1961-, JoBeth Williams, 1948- and Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 44 mins
A poignant but unromanticized story of the hard lives of pioneers on the high plains of Wyoming in the 1860's. Macon and Bess are two mail-order brides, lured to the West by the promise of new beginnings through marriage to men they’ve never met. While waiting for their respective husbands-to-be, one bubbling wi...
written by Beth Henley, 1952- (1989); directed by Gordon House; performed by Gary Cole, fl. 1988, Amy Madigan, 1948-, Steven Weber, 1961-, JoBeth Williams, 1948- and Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 44 mins
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Acting One, Day One
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(Robert Cohen, 1997), 35 mins, 35 page(s)
In this program, Robert Cohen illustrates four basic principles of acting: goal, other people, tactics, and expectation. He presents an exercise in which students recite the Pledge of Allegiance and learn to act the text as part of a dramatic situation.
(Robert Cohen, 1997), 35 mins, 35 page(s)
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The Actor Retires
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written by Bruce Norris (1992); directed by Mary Zimmerman, 1960-; performed by Bruce Norris, D. W. Moffett, 1954-, Lucy Childs, Christopher Donahue, Kevin Hurley, Amy Morton, fl. 1983-2009, Susan Nussbaum and William L. Petersen, 1953- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 57 mins
Steppenwolf Theatre Company playwright and actor Bruce Norris presents a hilarious comedy in which an actor decides to end his career, burn his headshots and resumés, and become a serious furniture maker.
written by Bruce Norris (1992); directed by Mary Zimmerman, 1960-; performed by Bruce Norris, D. W. Moffett, 1954-, Lucy Childs, Christopher Donahue, Kevin Hurley, Amy Morton, fl. 1983-2009, Susan Nussbaum and William L. Petersen, 1953- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 57 mins
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Adam's Rib
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written by Ruth Gordon, 1895-1985 and Garson Kanin, 1912-1999 (1972); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Adam Arkin, 1956-, Anne Desalvo, 1949-, Paul Eiding, 1957-, Mary Pat Gleason, Annabelle Gurwitch, 1961-, Anne Heche, 1969-, Marvin Kaplan, 1927-, Loren Lazerine, Robert Lesser, 1938-, John Pankow, 1954- and Amy Pietz, 1969- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2003, originally published 1972), 1 hour 14 mins
Based on the screenplay by Garson Kanin and Ruth Gordon. Adapted for radio by David Rambo. A classic battle of the sexes and a court room farce, this peerlessly witty examination of husband and wife attorneys was first crafted for Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. Commissioned by L.A. Theatre Works, David Rambo...
written by Ruth Gordon, 1895-1985 and Garson Kanin, 1912-1999 (1972); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Adam Arkin, 1956-, Anne Desalvo, 1949-, Paul Eiding, 1957-, Mary Pat Gleason, Annabelle Gurwitch, 1961-, Anne Heche, 1969-, Marvin Kaplan, 1927-, Loren Lazerine, Robert Lesser, 1938-, John Pankow, 1954- and Amy Pietz, 1969- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2003, originally published 1972), 1 hour 14 mins
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Additional Dialogue - An Evening with Dalton Trumbo
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written by Christopher Trumbo, 1940- (1970); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Jeff Corey, 1914-2002, Harry Groener, 1951-, Christopher Trumbo, 1940- and Paul Winfield, 1939-2004 (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1998), 1 hour 25 mins
In 1947, witty, outspoken, irascible Dalton Trumbo—the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Roman Holiday and Spartacus—went to prison for defying the House Committee on Un-American Activities and became one of the framed Hollywood Ten. Through his wildly funny and thought-provoking correspondence, Trumbo's s...
written by Christopher Trumbo, 1940- (1970); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Jeff Corey, 1914-2002, Harry Groener, 1951-, Christopher Trumbo, 1940- and Paul Winfield, 1939-2004 (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1998), 1 hour 25 mins
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Additional Dialogue: The Letters of Dalton Trumbo
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written by Christopher Trumbo, 1940- (1970); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Christopher Trumbo, 1940-, Paul Winfield, 1939-2004, Harry Groener, 1951- and Jeff Corey, 1914-2002 (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1970, originally published 1970), 1 hour 26 mins
In 1947, witty, outspoken, irascible Dalton Trumbo (Academy Award - winning screenwriter of Roman Holiday and Spartacus) went to prison for defying the House Committee on Un-American Activities and became one of the famed Hollywood Ten. Through his wildly funny and thought provoking correspondance, Trumbo's son ha...
written by Christopher Trumbo, 1940- (1970); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Christopher Trumbo, 1940-, Paul Winfield, 1939-2004, Harry Groener, 1951- and Jeff Corey, 1914-2002 (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1970, originally published 1970), 1 hour 26 mins
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Adler vs. Strasberg: The Great Controversy in American Acting
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(Alexander Street), 31 page(s)
This program examines the techniques and contributions of Lee Strasberg and Stella Adler to modern acting, explains how each devised his or her technique, considers the collaboration and ultimate split between the two, and shows how contemporary actors utilize the techniques in character creation and performance....
(Alexander Street), 31 page(s)
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Advanced Lighting Techniques
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(Quantus Pictures, 2010), 20 mins, 20 page(s)
In this program, Emmy Award-winning cinematographers present several lighting techniques used in Hollywood films. The DVD teaches how to use advanced lighting techniques, including beauty lighting, and shows how to create a washed-out video effect with key light.
(Quantus Pictures, 2010), 20 mins, 20 page(s)
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