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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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Aliens in America
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written by Sandra Tsing Loh, 1962- (1997); directed by David Schweizer; performed by Sandra Tsing Loh, 1962- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1997), 1 hour 16 mins
Contemporary satirist Sandra Tsing Loh spins a darkly comic, autobiographical tale of growing up middle class Chinese-German in Southern California. This witty monologue is for sons and daughters everywhere who feel that their parents must have been beamed to earth from another planet.
written by Sandra Tsing Loh, 1962- (1997); directed by David Schweizer; performed by Sandra Tsing Loh, 1962- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1997), 1 hour 16 mins
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Arms and the Man
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1894); directed by Brendon Fox; performed by Al Espinosa, 1968-, Teri Garr, 1947-, Anne Heche, 1969-, Jason Kravits, 1967-, Sarah Rafferty, Jeremy Sisto, 1974- and Michael Winters (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1898), 1 hour 33 mins
It's 1885, and Raina's bourgeois Bulgarian family is cought up in the heady patriotism of their war with Serbia. The beautiful and headstrong Raina eagerly awaits her fiance's victorious return from battle - but instead meets a soldier who seeks asylum in her bedroom. This is one soldier who definitely prefers rom...
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1894); directed by Brendon Fox; performed by Al Espinosa, 1968-, Teri Garr, 1947-, Anne Heche, 1969-, Jason Kravits, 1967-, Sarah Rafferty, Jeremy Sisto, 1974- and Michael Winters (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1898), 1 hour 33 mins
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Art
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written by Yasmina Reza, 1960- (1994); directed by Peter Levin, fl. 1967; performed by Bob Balaban, 1945-, Brian Cox, 1946- and Jeff Perry, 1955- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1994), 1 hour 49 mins
Tony Award winner for Best Play and Olivier Award winner for Best Comedy. How much would you pay for a painting with nothing on it? Would it be art? Marc's best friend Serge has just bought a very expensive – and very white - painting. To Marc, the painting is a joke, and as battle lines are drawn, old friends...
written by Yasmina Reza, 1960- (1994); directed by Peter Levin, fl. 1967; performed by Bob Balaban, 1945-, Brian Cox, 1946- and Jeff Perry, 1955- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1994), 1 hour 49 mins
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At Long Last Leo
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written by Mark Stein, 1951- (1988); directed by Steve Albrezzi; performed by Arye Gross, Mary Gross, 1953-, Valerie Mahaffey, Marc-Bradley Phillips and Barbara Bain, 1931- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 1 hour 32 mins, 92 page(s)
Leo Beagle has spent two years writing a 638 manifesto on human harmony that just might change the world. The problem is only that no one wants to read it, especially not Leo's unharmonious family.
written by Mark Stein, 1951- (1988); directed by Steve Albrezzi; performed by Arye Gross, Mary Gross, 1953-, Valerie Mahaffey, Marc-Bradley Phillips and Barbara Bain, 1931- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 1 hour 32 mins, 92 page(s)
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The Autumn Garden
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written by Lillian Hellman, 1905-1984 (1951); directed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-; performed by Julie Harris, 1925-2013, David Clennon, 1943-, Roxanne Hart, Glenne Headly, 1955-2017, Tracy Maddendorf, 1970-, Lynne Marta, 1948-, Gates McFadden, 1949-, David Selby, 1941-, Jeronimo Spinx, Mary Steenburgen, 1953-, Eric Stoltz, 1961- and Scott Wolff, 1968- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1952, originally published 1952), 2 hours 20 mins
As the summer of 1949 draws to a close, a group of middle-aged friends are gathering for their annual retreat at a genteel Southern resort. An acquaintance from the past thrusts himself into the yearly gathering, forcing them to re-examine their mundane yet seemingly idyllic existence, the opportunities they’ve...
written by Lillian Hellman, 1905-1984 (1951); directed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-; performed by Julie Harris, 1925-2013, David Clennon, 1943-, Roxanne Hart, Glenne Headly, 1955-2017, Tracy Maddendorf, 1970-, Lynne Marta, 1948-, Gates McFadden, 1949-, David Selby, 1941-, Jeronimo Spinx, Mary Steenburgen, 1953-, Eric Stoltz, 1961- and Scott Wolff, 1968- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1952, originally published 1952), 2 hours 20 mins
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Babbitt
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written by Sinclair Lewis, 1885-1951 (1922); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Julie Harris, 1925-2013, Ed Asner, 1929-, Nan Martin, 1927-2010, Stacy Keach, 1941-, Bud Cort, 1948-, Ted Danson, III, 1947-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Fionnula Flannigan, 1945-, Helen Hunt, 1963-, Amy Irving, 1953-, John Lithgow, 1945-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Judge Reinhold, 1957-, Ally Sheedy, 1962- and Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1922, first release 1922), 12 hours 35 mins
This epic of the booming 1920s uniquely captures the relentless culture of American business. A classic novel about conformity in small town America - celebrated for its comic tone, satire, and vivid dialogue.
written by Sinclair Lewis, 1885-1951 (1922); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Julie Harris, 1925-2013, Ed Asner, 1929-, Nan Martin, 1927-2010, Stacy Keach, 1941-, Bud Cort, 1948-, Ted Danson, III, 1947-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Fionnula Flannigan, 1945-, Helen Hunt, 1963-, Amy Irving, 1953-, John Lithgow, 1945-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Judge Reinhold, 1957-, Ally Sheedy, 1962- and Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1922, first release 1922), 12 hours 35 mins
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Barefoot in the Park
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written by Neil Simon, 1927-2018 (1963); directed by Scot Reese; performed by Laura Linney, 1964-, Eric Stoltz, 1961-, Judy Simmons, J. Fred Shiffman and Norman Aronovic (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2002, originally published 1963), 1 hour 30 mins
A brand-new lawyer and his bride have returned from their honeymoon and are moving into a new apartment. Once there, they find the place is bare of furniture, the paint job is wrong, the skylight leaks and wacky neighbors keep popping up! A classic!
written by Neil Simon, 1927-2018 (1963); directed by Scot Reese; performed by Laura Linney, 1964-, Eric Stoltz, 1961-, Judy Simmons, J. Fred Shiffman and Norman Aronovic (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2002, originally published 1963), 1 hour 30 mins
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Becky Shaw
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written by Gina Gionfriddo (2008); directed by Bart DeLorenzo; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Matt Letscher, 1970-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Mandy Siegfried and Josh Stamberg, 1970- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 50 mins, 110 page(s)
Suzanna sets up Max, her best friend, on a blind date with her husband's co-worker, the mysterious Becky Shaw. What follows is a series of cataclysmic events that forever changes all their lives. Mixing sharp wit and humor with the taut suspense of a psychological thriller, Becky Shaw is a comedy of romantic error...
written by Gina Gionfriddo (2008); directed by Bart DeLorenzo; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Matt Letscher, 1970-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Mandy Siegfried and Josh Stamberg, 1970- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 50 mins, 110 page(s)
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