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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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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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After the Fall
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written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1964); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; performed by Amy Aquino, Amy Brenneman, 1964-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Anthony LaPaglia, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969-, Al Ruscio, 1924- and Kenny Williams, 1963- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1964), 2 hours 8 mins
Arthur Miller’s famous autobiographical drama takes place inside the tortured mind of a 40-year- old lawyer. Quentin is haunted by his disastrous affair with a needy sex symbol - a character rumored to be based on Marilyn Monroe, Miller’s second wife.
written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1964); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; performed by Amy Aquino, Amy Brenneman, 1964-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Anthony LaPaglia, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969-, Al Ruscio, 1924- and Kenny Williams, 1963- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1964), 2 hours 8 mins
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Agnes of God
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written by John Pielmeier, 1949- (1979); directed by Nancy Malone, 1935-; performed by Barbara Bain, 1931-, Emily Bergl, 1975- and Harriet Sansom Harris, 1955- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1982, originally published 1982), 1 hour 31 mins
In this contemporary murder mystery set within the confines of a convent, Agnes is a devout, innocent young nun accused of infanticide. As a psychiatrist, who is herself a lapsed Catholic, and the Mother Superior struggle over Agnes' fate, the play plunges into the mystery of faith and the consequence of truth.
written by John Pielmeier, 1949- (1979); directed by Nancy Malone, 1935-; performed by Barbara Bain, 1931-, Emily Bergl, 1975- and Harriet Sansom Harris, 1955- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1982, originally published 1982), 1 hour 31 mins
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All My Sons
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written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1947); directed by Nick Olcott; performed by Julie Harris, 1925-2013, James Farentino, 1938-, Arye Gross, Naomi Jacobson, Barbara Klein, Paul Morella, Michaeleen O'Neil, Nathan Taylor, 2002-, Jerry Whiddon and Mitchell Herbert (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1974), 1 hour 43 mins
World War II is over and a family, mourning a son missing in action, plants a memorial tree and tries to go on with their lives. A storm blows down the tree and a devastating family secret is uprooted, setting the characters on a terrifying journey towards truth. A classic American drama.
written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1947); directed by Nick Olcott; performed by Julie Harris, 1925-2013, James Farentino, 1938-, Arye Gross, Naomi Jacobson, Barbara Klein, Paul Morella, Michaeleen O'Neil, Nathan Taylor, 2002-, Jerry Whiddon and Mitchell Herbert (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1974), 1 hour 43 mins
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American Appetites
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written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1989); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Keith Carradine, 1949-, Lisa Akey, 1969-, Alastair Duncan, 1958-, Paul Eiding, 1957-, Anna Gunn, Jean Louisa Kelly, 1972-, Dan Lauria, 1947-, Frank Muller, Elizabeth Ward Land, B.J. Ward, 1941-, Liza Weil, 1977- and Tegan West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1989, originally published 1989), 1 hour 27 mins
In American Appetites, the façade of an affluent suburban couple crumbles under the weight of tragedy and scandal. When Ian McCullough accidentally pushes his wife, Glynnis, through a plate glass window during an argument, the American dream turns into a nightmare. A sophisticated, witty and chilling tale.
written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1989); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Keith Carradine, 1949-, Lisa Akey, 1969-, Alastair Duncan, 1958-, Paul Eiding, 1957-, Anna Gunn, Jean Louisa Kelly, 1972-, Dan Lauria, 1947-, Frank Muller, Elizabeth Ward Land, B.J. Ward, 1941-, Liza Weil, 1977- and Tegan West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1989, originally published 1989), 1 hour 27 mins
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An American Daughter
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written by Wendy Wasserstein, 1950-2006 (1997); directed by Beth Milles; performed by David Birney, 1939-, Anna Gunn, Jamie Hanes, fl. 1997, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Kevin McCarthy, 1914-2010, Mary McDonnell, 1952-, Claudette Nevins and Denise Nicholas (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1999), 2 hours 5 mins
Pulitzer-Prize winner Wendy Wasserstein spins a comic and moving tale about the pitfalls that await political appointees. As a respected health crusader and devoted wife and mother, Dr. Lyssa Hughes seems perfect for the role of U.S. Surgeon General, until a chance remark at a fashionable brunch sets off a media f...
written by Wendy Wasserstein, 1950-2006 (1997); directed by Beth Milles; performed by David Birney, 1939-, Anna Gunn, Jamie Hanes, fl. 1997, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Kevin McCarthy, 1914-2010, Mary McDonnell, 1952-, Claudette Nevins and Denise Nicholas (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1999), 2 hours 5 mins
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American Dreams
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written by Velina Hasu Houston, 1957- (1984); directed by Peggy Shannon; performed by Mary Bond Davis, Yvonne Farrow, Bonnie Oda Homsey, Peter A. Jacobs, Carl Lumbly, 1952-, Vonetta McGee, 1945-2010, Don Reed, 1959-, Charlie Robinson and Patricia Ayame Thompson (L. A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 46 mins, 106 page(s)
After World War II, an African-American war vet brings home his Japanese bride. The family must learn to be tolerant of their new family member, while dealing with prejudice in the outside world.
written by Velina Hasu Houston, 1957- (1984); directed by Peggy Shannon; performed by Mary Bond Davis, Yvonne Farrow, Bonnie Oda Homsey, Peter A. Jacobs, Carl Lumbly, 1952-, Vonetta McGee, 1945-2010, Don Reed, 1959-, Charlie Robinson and Patricia Ayame Thompson (L. A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 46 mins, 106 page(s)
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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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