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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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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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Awake and Sing!
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written by Clifford Odets, 1906-1963 (1935); directed by Bartlett Sher, 1959-; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Ben Gazzara, 1930-2012, Jonathan Hadary, 1948-, Jane Kaczmarek, 1955-, Richard Kind, 1965-, Peter Kybart, 1939-, Mark Ruffalo, 1967-, Raphael Sbarge, 1964- and Peter Smith (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 1 hour 37 mins, 99 page(s)
Clifford Odets' masterpiece, starring Mark Ruffalo, Richard Kind and Ben Gazzara, brings to life the struggles of a working-class family aspiring to the promise of the American Dream. Even as they endure the country's worst economic nightmare, three generations of an immigrant family are crowded into a Bronx tenem...
written by Clifford Odets, 1906-1963 (1935); directed by Bartlett Sher, 1959-; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Ben Gazzara, 1930-2012, Jonathan Hadary, 1948-, Jane Kaczmarek, 1955-, Richard Kind, 1965-, Peter Kybart, 1939-, Mark Ruffalo, 1967-, Raphael Sbarge, 1964- and Peter Smith (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 1 hour 37 mins, 99 page(s)
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Copenhagen
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written by Michael Frayn, 1933-; directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; performed by Shannon Cochran, 1958-, David Krumholtz, 1978- and Alfred Molina, 1953- (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 59 mins, 124 page(s)
How different would the world have looked had the Nazis been the first to build an atomic bomb? Werner Heisenberg, one of Hitler's lead nuclear scientists, famously and mysteriously met in Copenhagen with his colleague and mentor, Niels Bohr, one of the founders of the Manhattan Project. Michael Frayn's Tony Award...
written by Michael Frayn, 1933-; directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; performed by Shannon Cochran, 1958-, David Krumholtz, 1978- and Alfred Molina, 1953- (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 59 mins, 124 page(s)
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Crimes of the Heart
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written by Beth Henley, 1952- (1978); directed by Gordon House; performed by Ray Baker, 1948-, Arye Gross, Glenne Headly, 1955-2017, Sondra Locke, 1944-, Belita Moreno, 1951- and Donna Bullock (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1982), 2 hours 3 mins
This is a deeply touching and funny play about three eccentric sisters from a small Southern town rocked by scandal when Babe, the youngest, shoots her husband. Humor and pathos abound as the sisters unite with an intense young lawyer to save Babe from a murder charge, and overcome their family’s painful past
written by Beth Henley, 1952- (1978); directed by Gordon House; performed by Ray Baker, 1948-, Arye Gross, Glenne Headly, 1955-2017, Sondra Locke, 1944-, Belita Moreno, 1951- and Donna Bullock (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1982), 2 hours 3 mins
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A Fair Country
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written by Jon Robin Baitz, 1961- (1994); directed by Jace Alexander, 1964-; performed by Maddie Corman, 1969-, Kurt Deutsch, 1966-, David Dukes, 1945-2000, George Gaynes, 1917-2016, Chuma Hunter-Gault, Judith Ivey, 1951-, Matt McGrath, 1969- and Kurtwood Smith, 1943- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1994), 1 hour 30 mins
A well-meaning American diplomat in South Africa tries to pacify his ferociously combative wife and anti-apartheid activist son by being reassigned to The Hague. But peace is hard to come by, and at an elegant New Year's Eve party, a harrowing betrayal is revealed.
written by Jon Robin Baitz, 1961- (1994); directed by Jace Alexander, 1964-; performed by Maddie Corman, 1969-, Kurt Deutsch, 1966-, David Dukes, 1945-2000, George Gaynes, 1917-2016, Chuma Hunter-Gault, Judith Ivey, 1951-, Matt McGrath, 1969- and Kurtwood Smith, 1943- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1994), 1 hour 30 mins
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The Grapes of Wrath
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written by John Steinbeck, 1902-1968 and Frank Galati, 1943- (1990); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; composed by Joel Rafael Band; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Jeffrey Donovan, 1968-, Francis Guinan, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Rod McLachlan and Robert Pescovitz (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2003, originally published 1991), 2 hours
THE GRAPES OF WRATH tells the powerful story of the Joad family’s trek from the dust bowl of Oklahoma to the fertile but futile fields of California in the early 1930s. Driven by the live rhythms of the Joel Rafael Band, this heart - wrenching award-winning adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel finds it...
written by John Steinbeck, 1902-1968 and Frank Galati, 1943- (1990); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; composed by Joel Rafael Band; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Jeffrey Donovan, 1968-, Francis Guinan, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Rod McLachlan and Robert Pescovitz (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2003, originally published 1991), 2 hours
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The Heidi Chronicles
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written by Wendy Wasserstein, 1950-2006 (1988); directed by Molly Smith; performed by Lisa Akey, 1969-, Kaitlin Hopkins, 1964-, Martha Plimpton, 1970-, Scot Reese, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Grant Shaud, 1961- and Kosha Engler. Barbara Klein (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 1990), 2 hours 7 mins
Wendy Wasserstein’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play is the tale of a baby-boomer’s long; hard road from ‘60s confusion to ‘90s self-made woman...or so she hopes.
written by Wendy Wasserstein, 1950-2006 (1988); directed by Molly Smith; performed by Lisa Akey, 1969-, Kaitlin Hopkins, 1964-, Martha Plimpton, 1970-, Scot Reese, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Grant Shaud, 1961- and Kosha Engler. Barbara Klein (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 1990), 2 hours 7 mins
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A Huey P. Newton Story
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written by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- (1996); directed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959-; performed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- and Marc Anthony Thompson (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 31 mins
In his brilliantly imagined, Obie Award-winning show, Roger Guenveur Smith explores the life of the controversial Black Panther leader through a series of improvisations based on Newton's own words and writings. Biography, satire, and socio-political commentary blend within a landscape of fantastic sound design to...
written by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- (1996); directed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959-; performed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- and Marc Anthony Thompson (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 31 mins
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Incident at Vichy
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written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1964); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; performed by Ben Diskin, 1982-, Arye Gross, Jamie Hanes, fl. 1997, Andrew Hawkes, Robert Lesser, 1938-, Jon Matthews, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Armin Shimerman, 1949-, Shahar Sorek, 1975- and Lawrence Pressman, 1939- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1967, originally published 1967), 1 hour 12 mins
In a small and dark room, nine men are assembled under a shadowy pretext. As the tension builds, the men are questioned - are they the sort of people whom the new Nazi regime considers "inferior?"
written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1964); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; performed by Ben Diskin, 1982-, Arye Gross, Jamie Hanes, fl. 1997, Andrew Hawkes, Robert Lesser, 1938-, Jon Matthews, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Armin Shimerman, 1949-, Shahar Sorek, 1975- and Lawrence Pressman, 1939- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1967, originally published 1967), 1 hour 12 mins
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