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Ballad of Yachiyo
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written by Philip Kan Gotanda, 1949- (1995); directed by Philip Kan Gotanda, 1949- and Diane Emiko Takei; performed by June Angela, Takayo Fischer, Dian Kobayashi, Lane Nishikawa, 1956-, Sab Shimono, 1943-, Greg Watanabe, 1967- and Annie Yee (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1998), 1 hour 28 mins
The Ballad of Yachiyo is a tale of illicit passion by Guggenheim-winning playwright Philip Kan Gotanda, set in 1919 among the lush cane fields of Hawaii. Inspired by true events in the playwrights family, The Ballad of Yachiyo follows 16-year-old Yachiyo as she reluctantly leaves her impoverished parents to live w...
written by Philip Kan Gotanda, 1949- (1995); directed by Philip Kan Gotanda, 1949- and Diane Emiko Takei; performed by June Angela, Takayo Fischer, Dian Kobayashi, Lane Nishikawa, 1956-, Sab Shimono, 1943-, Greg Watanabe, 1967- and Annie Yee (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1998), 1 hour 28 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, 2001, 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, 2001, originally published 1956), 1 hour 19 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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Becket; Or The Honor of God
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written by Jean Anouilh, 1910-1987 (1959); directed by Shirley Jo Finney; performed by Asher Book, 1988-, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Ken Danziger, Jean Gilpin, 1950-, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010, Charlie Mathes, Tim Monsion, Jennifer Rau, Simon Templeman, John Vickery, Douglas Weston and Greg Woodell (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 1960), 1 hour 59 mins
After helping to murder Becket, King Henry II is haunted by memories of their passionate friendship. Appointing Becket as Archbishop was the King's greatest mistake - for Becket finds his allegiance shifting from king and country to God and Church.
written by Jean Anouilh, 1910-1987 (1959); directed by Shirley Jo Finney; performed by Asher Book, 1988-, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Ken Danziger, Jean Gilpin, 1950-, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010, Charlie Mathes, Tim Monsion, Jennifer Rau, Simon Templeman, John Vickery, Douglas Weston and Greg Woodell (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 1960), 1 hour 59 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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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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The Best of Second City
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(1993); directed by Ron West; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Fran Adams, Samantha Bennett, Steve Carell, 1962-, Stephen Colbert, 1964-, Tim Kazurinsky, 1950-, Joe Liss, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Amy Sedaris, 1961- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 1993), 2 hours 38 mins
Take an unforgettable ride with the classic sketches that helped make this America’s foremost comedy troupe. The Second City lampoons every aspect of modern American life, with brilliant improvised sketches on subjects ranging from salad bars to affairs of state
(1993); directed by Ron West; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Fran Adams, Samantha Bennett, Steve Carell, 1962-, Stephen Colbert, 1964-, Tim Kazurinsky, 1950-, Joe Liss, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Amy Sedaris, 1961- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 1993), 2 hours 38 mins
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Betrayed
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written by George Packer, 1960- (2008); directed by Pippin Parker; performed by Jeremy Beck, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Andrea Gabriel, 1978-, John Getz, 1946-, Sevan Greene, Ismail "Sam" Kanater, 1957- and Waleed Zuaiter, 1971- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 2008), 1 hour 44 mins
Based on the journalist-playwright’s original article in The New Yorker, Betrayed is the story of three young Iraqi translators who risk everything for America's promise of freedom while their country collapses around them. “The clarity of the writing, the urgency of the story being told … give the play a s...
written by George Packer, 1960- (2008); directed by Pippin Parker; performed by Jeremy Beck, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Andrea Gabriel, 1978-, John Getz, 1946-, Sevan Greene, Ismail "Sam" Kanater, 1957- and Waleed Zuaiter, 1971- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 2008), 1 hour 44 mins
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Biloxi Blues
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written by Neil Simon, 1927-2018 (1985); directed by Nataki Garrett; performed by Justine Bateman, 1966-, Rob Benedict, 1970-, Joshua Biton, 1973-, John Cabrera, 1975-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Josh Radnor, 1974-, Steve Rankin, Russell Soder and Darby Stanchfield, 1971- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1988, originally published 1988), 1 hour 52 mins
Winner of the 1985 Tony Award for Best Play, the second installment of Neil Simon's acclaimed autobiographical trilogy follows a naive Eugene Jerome through boot camp in Biloxi, Mississippi.
written by Neil Simon, 1927-2018 (1985); directed by Nataki Garrett; performed by Justine Bateman, 1966-, Rob Benedict, 1970-, Joshua Biton, 1973-, John Cabrera, 1975-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Josh Radnor, 1974-, Steve Rankin, Russell Soder and Darby Stanchfield, 1971- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1988, originally published 1988), 1 hour 52 mins
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Black Comedy Alla Pulcinella by Antonio Fava
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(Contemporary Arts Media, 2012), 2 hours 28 mins, 148 page(s)
This DVD presents a performance directed by Antonio Fava of authentic Italian commedia dell’arte scenarios centered on the character Pulcinella.
(Contemporary Arts Media, 2012), 2 hours 28 mins, 148 page(s)
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