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Char-ac-ter
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(Contemporary Arts Media, 2012), 1 hour 28 mins, 88 page(s)
This DVD explores the life and craft of acting through a raw and candid dialogue among longtime colleagues and friends Dabney Coleman, Peter Falk, Charles Grodin, Sydney Pollack, Mark Rydell, and Harry Dean Stanton.
(Contemporary Arts Media, 2012), 1 hour 28 mins, 88 page(s)
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Chavez Ravine
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written by Culture Clash (Performance troupe) (2005); directed by Lisa Peterson; performed by Zilah Mendoza, Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza, 1959-, Culture Clash (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2005), 1 hour 17 mins
The controversial history of Chavez Ravine, the immigrant community that once existed on the site that is now Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, is explored with humor, brutal honesty, and pulse-racing music by the nation's premier Chicano/Latino theatre troupe, Culture Clash.
written by Culture Clash (Performance troupe) (2005); directed by Lisa Peterson; performed by Zilah Mendoza, Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza, 1959-, Culture Clash (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2005), 1 hour 17 mins
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The Cherry Orchard
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904 (1903); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jeffrey Jones, 1946-, Michael Cristofer, 1946-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Jordan Baker, John Chardiet, Tim DeKay, 1963-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Joey Slotnick, 1968-, Jennifer Tilly, 1958- and Christy Keefe. Amy Peitz (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1996), 1 hour 45 mins
Chekhov's masterful last play, THE CHERRY ORCHARD, is a work of timeless, bittersweet beauty about the fading fortunes of an aristocratic Russian family and their struggle to maintain their status in a changing world.
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904 (1903); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jeffrey Jones, 1946-, Michael Cristofer, 1946-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Jordan Baker, John Chardiet, Tim DeKay, 1963-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Joey Slotnick, 1968-, Jennifer Tilly, 1958- and Christy Keefe. Amy Peitz (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1996), 1 hour 45 mins
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The Chicago Conspiracy Trial
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written by Peter Goodchild (1993); directed by Martin Jenkins and John Theocharis, fl. 1962; performed by Tom Amandes, 1959-, George Murdock, 1930-, Mike Nussbaum, 1923-, David Schwimmer, 1966- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 49 mins
Reality is stranger than fiction when seven 1960’s radicals refuse to behave in Judge Julius Hoffman’s courtroom. Based on actual trial transcripts and starring a cast of top Chicago actors, this play centers on events following the protests and riots during the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago.
written by Peter Goodchild (1993); directed by Martin Jenkins and John Theocharis, fl. 1962; performed by Tom Amandes, 1959-, George Murdock, 1930-, Mike Nussbaum, 1923-, David Schwimmer, 1966- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 49 mins
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Christopher Marlowe Parables of Power: Tamburlaine and Dr. Faustus
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(Fordham University Press, 1989), 47 mins, 47 page(s)
Featuring scenes from Christopher Marlowe’s seminal works Tamburlaine and Dr. Faustus, this program examines the human search for power and provides examples of Marlowe’s blank verse style. It also explores Marlowe’s lasting influence on later writers.
(Fordham University Press, 1989), 47 mins, 47 page(s)
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Circle in the Square: 25 Years
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directed by John Musilli, 1936-1991; produced by John Musilli, 1936-1991 (Kent, CT: Creative Arts Television, 1977), 1 hour 27 mins
Featuring interviews with Circle in the Square founder Ted Mann and with actors Dustin Hoffman, George C. Scott, Colleen Dewhurst, and James Earl Jones, this program explores the development of the acclaimed playhouse. The program also contains performance excerpts from key productions.
directed by John Musilli, 1936-1991; produced by John Musilli, 1936-1991 (Kent, CT: Creative Arts Television, 1977), 1 hour 27 mins
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The Code of the Woosters
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written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1938); directed by Mark Richard; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Kelly Nespor, Kenneth Northcott, Henry Odum, Mark Richard, Nicolas Sandys, Patrice Egleston and Thomas M. Shea (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1938), 1 hour 59 mins
In the best known of the Bertie and Jeeves series, Bertie's aunt pressures him to steal a silver creamer, and he nearly gets lynched, arrested and engaged by mistake. As always, Jeeves is on hand with a last-minute brainstorm to set everything straight.
written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1938); directed by Mark Richard; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Kelly Nespor, Kenneth Northcott, Henry Odum, Mark Richard, Nicolas Sandys, Patrice Egleston and Thomas M. Shea (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1938), 1 hour 59 mins
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Commedia by Fava: Commedia dell’Arte Step by Step
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(Contemporary Arts Media), 258 page(s)
In this set, Antonio Fava explores the characters, movements, masks, and comic scenarios that characterize the theatrical form of commedia dell’arte. Tracing the history of commedia, the set emphasizes the value of the skills used in the comedic genre for the craft of acting and for work in various other dramati...
(Contemporary Arts Media), 258 page(s)
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Commedia dell’Arte
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(Contemporary Arts Media), 53 page(s)
This DVD profiles commedia dell’arte master Antonio Fava, who is the acclaimed director of the International Comic School in Reggio Emilia, 115. It explores his theoretical and practical teachings and presents a performance by Fava and his students.
(Contemporary Arts Media), 53 page(s)
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Completeness
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written by Itamar Moses, 1977-; directed by Stephen Sachs, 1959-; performed by Jason Ritter, 1980-, Mandy Siegfried, André Sogliuzzo, 1966- and Mia Barron (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 3 mins, 123 page(s)
A brand new play about love between gun-shy young scientists! Just how does a computer scientist romance a molecular biologist? Elliot offers to build a computer program to help Molly with her latest research project, but they discover that love just might be the winning formula - if they can only move beyond thei...
written by Itamar Moses, 1977-; directed by Stephen Sachs, 1959-; performed by Jason Ritter, 1980-, Mandy Siegfried, André Sogliuzzo, 1966- and Mia Barron (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 3 mins, 123 page(s)
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