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Atomic Bombers
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written by Russell Vandenbroucke (2001); directed by Valierie Landsburg, 1958-; performed by Larry Cox, Jeannie Elias, 1954-, Robin Gammell, Jon Matthews, Philip Mershon, Danny Mora, Wolf Muser, 1950-, Lisa Jane Persky, 1955-, John Vickery, Tom Virtue, 1957- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2001, first release 1995), 1 hour 30 mins
In 1943, something strange is going on in the New Mexican desert. By night, the starkly beautiful canyons of Los Alamos fill with the sound of exploding graphite and by day, the crackle of scientific brainpower. Fifty years after Hiroshima, Atomic Bombers takes us into those secretive canyons to meet the cadre of...
written by Russell Vandenbroucke (2001); directed by Valierie Landsburg, 1958-; performed by Larry Cox, Jeannie Elias, 1954-, Robin Gammell, Jon Matthews, Philip Mershon, Danny Mora, Wolf Muser, 1950-, Lisa Jane Persky, 1955-, John Vickery, Tom Virtue, 1957- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2001, first release 1995), 1 hour 30 mins
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Buk: The Life and Times of Charles Bukowski
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written by Paul Peditto (1992); directed by Frank Condon, 1943-; performed by Pucho Brown, 1938-, Harris Yulin, 1937-, Tom Lillard, fl. 1964-1996, John Diehl, 1950-, Arye Gross, Emily Heebner, Thom McCleister, George Murdock, 1930-, Laurie O'Brien, 1932-, Jill Remez, Rubén Sierra, 1947-1998 and John-David Keller (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 1992), 1 hour 28 mins
In Buk: The Life and Times of Charles Bukowski, Paul Peditto presents an often tragic, often funny look at the life of a great American poet, based on poetry and stories by Charles Bukowski.
written by Paul Peditto (1992); directed by Frank Condon, 1943-; performed by Pucho Brown, 1938-, Harris Yulin, 1937-, Tom Lillard, fl. 1964-1996, John Diehl, 1950-, Arye Gross, Emily Heebner, Thom McCleister, George Murdock, 1930-, Laurie O'Brien, 1932-, Jill Remez, Rubén Sierra, 1947-1998 and John-David Keller (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 1992), 1 hour 28 mins
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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 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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In the Name of Security
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written by Peter Goodchild (1997); directed by John Theocharis, fl. 1962 and Martin Jenkins; performed by John de Lancie, 1948-, David Hyde Pierce, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969- and John Rubinstein, 1946- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 3 hours 3 mins
The Trial of Alger Hiss, The Trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, The Case of J. Robert Oppenheimer. At the height of the cold War, American democracy was challenged by the anti-Communist atmosphere of the McCarthy era. IN THE NAME OF SECURITY re-opens three famous spy cases that rocked America between 1948 and 19...
written by Peter Goodchild (1997); directed by John Theocharis, fl. 1962 and Martin Jenkins; performed by John de Lancie, 1948-, David Hyde Pierce, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969- and John Rubinstein, 1946- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 3 hours 3 mins
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King Henry IV: The Shadow of Succession
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1597); directed by Charles Newell; performed by William Brown, Harry Althaus, Raul Esparza, 1970-, Raymond Fox and Nicholas Rudall, 1940- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1623), 2 hours
Wracked by illness and facing the prospect of civil war' King Henry IV fears for England's future after his death. He watches helpless as his son' Prince Hal' wastes his life away on endless debauchery in the company of the hilarious' irrepressible Falstaff. As the stakes increase' Shakespeare's both epic and inti...
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1597); directed by Charles Newell; performed by William Brown, Harry Althaus, Raul Esparza, 1970-, Raymond Fox and Nicholas Rudall, 1940- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1623), 2 hours
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The Real Dr. Strangelove
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written by Peter Goodchild (2004); directed by Matt August; performed by Jordan Baker, Corey Brill, John de Lancie, 1948-, Reed Diamond, 1967-, J. Michael Flynn, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Joe Spano, 1946-, Matt St. James, fl. 2000, Simon Templeman, Granville Van Dusen, 1944-, Geoffrey Wade and Margaret Welsh (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 2 hours 10 mins
The birth of Armageddon. The first H-Bomb detonates and the proud father is Edward Teller. But he's on a collision course with Robert Oppenheimer; head of the team that created the Atom bomb. Now Oppenheimer has turned pacifist and the government will stop at nothing to neutralize him. And Teller is their star wit...
written by Peter Goodchild (2004); directed by Matt August; performed by Jordan Baker, Corey Brill, John de Lancie, 1948-, Reed Diamond, 1967-, J. Michael Flynn, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Joe Spano, 1946-, Matt St. James, fl. 2000, Simon Templeman, Granville Van Dusen, 1944-, Geoffrey Wade and Margaret Welsh (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 2 hours 10 mins
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Top Secret: The Battle For the Pentagon Papers
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written by Leroy F. Aarons, 1933-2004 and Geoffrey Cowan, 1942- (1991); directed by John Rubinstein, 1946-; performed by John Heard, 1938-, Bo Foxworth, John Getz, 1946-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Gregory Harrison, 1950-, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Russell Soder, Susan Sullivan, 1942-, Peter Van Norden, Tom Virtue, 1957- and Geoffrey Wade (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1999), 1 hour 53 mins
A timely docudrama about The Washington Post’s decision to publish the Pentagon Papers, a top secret study documenting U.S. involvement in Vietnam. The subsequent trial tested the parameters of the First Amendment, pitting the public’s right to know against the government’s desire for secrecy.
written by Leroy F. Aarons, 1933-2004 and Geoffrey Cowan, 1942- (1991); directed by John Rubinstein, 1946-; performed by John Heard, 1938-, Bo Foxworth, John Getz, 1946-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Gregory Harrison, 1950-, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Russell Soder, Susan Sullivan, 1942-, Peter Van Norden, Tom Virtue, 1957- and Geoffrey Wade (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1999), 1 hour 53 mins
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Track 2 of 17: Act 1
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written by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- (2007); directed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959-; performed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959-; in The Watts Towers Project (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 2007), 5 mins
Smith's edgy and funny The Watts Towers Project focuses on Simon Rodia, the Italian immigrant who spent 33 years building his towers - only to walk away from them, never to return. Smith blends his own childhood; the life of Rodia, and the last quarter-century of L.A. history to create (in the words of Back Stage...
written by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- (2007); directed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959-; performed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959-; in The Watts Towers Project (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 2007), 5 mins
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