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Black Water: An American Opera
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written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1997); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; composed by John Duffy, 1926-; performed by Patrick Mason, Karen Burlingame, David Lee Brewer, Stephanie Buckley, Reid Bruton, Kimberly Graham, Linda Kerns, 1953-, Erin Langston, John Savarese and Rob Chacklett (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1997), 1 hour 34 mins
Based on National Book Award-winner Joyce Carol Oates’ novella about the Chappaquiddick scandal, this tragic and beautiful new opera enthralls as a handsome Senator uses power to enchant, seduce and carelessly destroy.
written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1997); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; composed by John Duffy, 1926-; performed by Patrick Mason, Karen Burlingame, David Lee Brewer, Stephanie Buckley, Reid Bruton, Kimberly Graham, Linda Kerns, 1953-, Erin Langston, John Savarese and Rob Chacklett (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1997), 1 hour 34 mins
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Blithe Spirit
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written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1941); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Christopher Neame, 1947-, Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Alexandra Boyd, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Lynne Marta, 1948-, Ian Ogilvy, 1943- and Judy Geeson, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1941), 1 hour 45 mins
This classic comedy is set in the charming country home of Charles Condomine, a re-married widower. A witty and convivial evening party among friends is transformed when a séance conjures the ghost of Elvira, Charles’ first wife, who delights in wreaking havoc among the living. An enchanting Coward comedy!
written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1941); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Christopher Neame, 1947-, Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Alexandra Boyd, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Lynne Marta, 1948-, Ian Ogilvy, 1943- and Judy Geeson, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1941), 1 hour 45 mins
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Blue/Orange
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written by Joe Penhall, 1967- (2000); directed by Joe Penhall, 1967-; performed by Teagle F. Bougere, Daniel Davis, 1945- and Matt Letscher, 1970- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2003, originally published 2003), 1 hour 52 mins
Two psychiatrists - one new and inexperienced, the other his well-established mentor - battle over the diagnosis and treatment of Chris, a young black man who claims to be the son of African dictator Idi Amin. This dark, edgy comedy - winner of the 2001 Olivier Award for Best New Play - will leave you wondering if...
written by Joe Penhall, 1967- (2000); directed by Joe Penhall, 1967-; performed by Teagle F. Bougere, Daniel Davis, 1945- and Matt Letscher, 1970- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2003, originally published 2003), 1 hour 52 mins
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Boats On a River
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written by Julie Marie Myatt (2009); directed by Michael Bigelow Dixon, fl. 1985; performed by Samantha Abrigo, John Cabrera, 1975-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Jane Le, Emily Liu, William Mapother, 1965-, Jenny O'Hara, 1942-, Michelle Ongkingco, Elizabeth Pan and Keo Woolford, 1967-2016 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 2008), 1 hour 52 mins
American expatriate Sidney Webb and Sister Margaret, his British colleague, work tirelessly to rehabilitate Cambodian children from the nightmare of prostitution. After a surprise raid on a brothel, an eager young U.S. lawyer places three liberated orphans under Sidney and the Sister’s care. The girls begin the...
written by Julie Marie Myatt (2009); directed by Michael Bigelow Dixon, fl. 1985; performed by Samantha Abrigo, John Cabrera, 1975-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Jane Le, Emily Liu, William Mapother, 1965-, Jenny O'Hara, 1942-, Michelle Ongkingco, Elizabeth Pan and Keo Woolford, 1967-2016 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 2008), 1 hour 52 mins
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Bobby Gould in Hell
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written by David Mamet, 1947- (1989); directed by Dan LaMorte; performed by Marilu Henner, 1962-, Marc Vann, Dale Calandra and Gus Buktenica (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 51 mins, 51 page(s)
David Mamet’s sequel to his classic “Speed the Plow” finds unethical movie producer Bobby Gould trying to talk his way out of eternal damnation.
written by David Mamet, 1947- (1989); directed by Dan LaMorte; performed by Marilu Henner, 1962-, Marc Vann, Dale Calandra and Gus Buktenica (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 51 mins, 51 page(s)
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Body Listening
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(Contemporary Arts Media, 2012), 1 hour 45 mins, 105 page(s)
This DVD includes workshop exercises that form the basis of body listening’s methodology. It features actors, dancers, and musicians from the Australian performance company Not Yet It’s Difficult and the Korean company Wuturi.
(Contemporary Arts Media, 2012), 1 hour 45 mins, 105 page(s)
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Bordertown
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written by Culture Clash (Performance troupe) (2002); directed by Stuart K. Robinson; performed by Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza, 1959-, Culture Clash (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2002, originally published 2002), 1 hour 26 mins
Culture Clash brashly explores the San Diego-Tijuana region through satire and humor. Border town is based upon interviews the trio conducted with more than 100 people from both sides of the border and from every walk of life. Interviewees include right wing talk show host and former San Diego Mayor; Roger Hedgcoc...
written by Culture Clash (Performance troupe) (2002); directed by Stuart K. Robinson; performed by Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza, 1959-, Culture Clash (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2002, originally published 2002), 1 hour 26 mins
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Born Guilty
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written by Ari Roth (1994); directed by Shira Piven; performed by Lawrence Grimm, Cammy Kelly, Sam Munoz and Jeremy Piven, 1965- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1994), 1 hour 53 mins
Based on the book of the same name, Born Guilty is a moving and elegiac play about one man's journey into the hearts of children raised by Nazi parents. As Peter, a Jewish journalist, digs into the past, he faces psychological barriers that threaten to bury the truth forever.
written by Ari Roth (1994); directed by Shira Piven; performed by Lawrence Grimm, Cammy Kelly, Sam Munoz and Jeremy Piven, 1965- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1994), 1 hour 53 mins
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Brighton Beach Memoirs
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written by Neil Simon, 1927-2018 (1983); directed by Gordon House; performed by Max Casella, 1967-, Peter Michael Goetz, 1941-, Valerie Harper, 1939-2019, Alexana Lambros, Anna Sophie Loewenberg, Jonathan Silverman, 1966- and Joyce Van Patten, 1934- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1983), 1 hour 55 mins
In Neil Simon’s darkly funny memoir of his family in 1930’s Brooklyn, fourteen-year-old Eugene is preoccupied by his passion for the Yankees and his lust for his beautiful cousin, Nora. Eugene’s comic growing pains contrast with the darker issues troubling his family: poverty, illness and the growing Nazi th...
written by Neil Simon, 1927-2018 (1983); directed by Gordon House; performed by Max Casella, 1967-, Peter Michael Goetz, 1941-, Valerie Harper, 1939-2019, Alexana Lambros, Anna Sophie Loewenberg, Jonathan Silverman, 1966- and Joyce Van Patten, 1934- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1983), 1 hour 55 mins
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Bringing Literature to Life
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(Governors State), 60 page(s)
Featuring teacher Cheryl Hague, this program presents methods for incorporating drama into classroom instruction. It shows students and actors re-creating a scene from August Wilson’s Fences and discussing the play. The DVD demonstrates techniques for transitioning English students into dramatic study.
(Governors State), 60 page(s)
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