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Additional Dialogue: The Letters of Dalton Trumbo
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written by Christopher Trumbo, 1940- (1970); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Christopher Trumbo, 1940-, Paul Winfield, 1939-2004, Harry Groener, 1951- and Jeff Corey, 1914-2002 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1970, originally published 1970), 1 hour 26 mins
In 1947, witty, outspoken, irascible Dalton Trumbo (Academy Award - winning screenwriter of Roman Holiday and Spartacus) went to prison for defying the House Committee on Un-American Activities and became one of the famed Hollywood Ten. Through his wildly funny and thought provoking correspondance, Trumbo's son ha...
written by Christopher Trumbo, 1940- (1970); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Christopher Trumbo, 1940-, Paul Winfield, 1939-2004, Harry Groener, 1951- and Jeff Corey, 1914-2002 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1970, originally published 1970), 1 hour 26 mins
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Agnes of God
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written by John Pielmeier, 1949- (1979); directed by Nancy Malone, 1935-; performed by Barbara Bain, 1931-, Emily Bergl, 1975- and Harriet Sansom Harris, 1955- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1982, originally published 1982), 1 hour 31 mins
In this contemporary murder mystery set within the confines of a convent, Agnes is a devout, innocent young nun accused of infanticide. As a psychiatrist, who is herself a lapsed Catholic, and the Mother Superior struggle over Agnes' fate, the play plunges into the mystery of faith and the consequence of truth.
written by John Pielmeier, 1949- (1979); directed by Nancy Malone, 1935-; performed by Barbara Bain, 1931-, Emily Bergl, 1975- and Harriet Sansom Harris, 1955- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1982, originally published 1982), 1 hour 31 mins
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Antigone
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written by Jean Anouilh, 1910-1987 (1942); directed by Brendon Fox; performed by Jordan Bridges, 1973-, Dominic Fumusa, 1969-, Francis Guinan, John Hansen, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010, Elizabeth Marvel, 1969-, Alley Mills, 1951- and Mandy Siegfried (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1957), 1 hour 50 mins
The body of Polynices, Antigone's brother, has been ordered to remain unburied by Creon, the new king of Thebes. Antigone defies the law, sealing her fate. Originally produced in Paris during the Nazi occupation, Anouilh's Antigone was seen by the French as theatre resistance and by Germans as an affirmation of au...
written by Jean Anouilh, 1910-1987 (1942); directed by Brendon Fox; performed by Jordan Bridges, 1973-, Dominic Fumusa, 1969-, Francis Guinan, John Hansen, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010, Elizabeth Marvel, 1969-, Alley Mills, 1951- and Mandy Siegfried (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1957), 1 hour 50 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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The Bungler
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written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1653); directed by Dakin Matthews, 1943-; performed by Richard Easton, 1933-, Adam Godley, 1964-, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010, Dakin Matthews, 1943-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Paula Jane Newman, Darren Richardson, John Sloan, Norman Snow, 1950- and Kate Steele (L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 2 hours 5 mins, 124 page(s)
In 17th Century Sicily, a clever valet named Mascarille tries to help his boss Lélie win the girl of his dreams -- only to find that Lélie is a monumental dunce who ruins every one of his intricate schemes. Undaunted, Mascarille invents progressively wilder plots, only to see his best-laid plans go very awry in...
written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1653); directed by Dakin Matthews, 1943-; performed by Richard Easton, 1933-, Adam Godley, 1964-, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010, Dakin Matthews, 1943-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Paula Jane Newman, Darren Richardson, John Sloan, Norman Snow, 1950- and Kate Steele (L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 2 hours 5 mins, 124 page(s)
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Camping with Henry and Tom
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written by Mark St. Germain, fl. 1990 (1995); directed by Jay Sandrich, 1932-; performed by Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Alan Alda, 1936-, Lee Arenberg, 1962- and David Dukes, 1945-2000 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1995), 1 hour 27 mins
President Harding wants to be with his mistress. Industrialist Henry Ford wants to be President. And inventor Thomas Edison wonders how the three of them got stuck in the woods together. Inspired by an actual camping trip taken by the three men in 1921; this off - Broadway hit is a hilarious adventure with surpris...
written by Mark St. Germain, fl. 1990 (1995); directed by Jay Sandrich, 1932-; performed by Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Alan Alda, 1936-, Lee Arenberg, 1962- and David Dukes, 1945-2000 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1995), 1 hour 27 mins
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Ceremonies in Dark Old Men
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written by Lonne Elder, III, 1927-1996 (1969); directed by Judyann Elder, 1948-; performed by Rocky Carroll, 1963-, Glynn Turman, 1947-, Brandon Dirden, 1974-, Jason Dirden, Julia Pace Mitchell, 1985-, Charlie Robinson and Michole Briana White, 1969- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1969), 2 hours 1 mins
This classic play by Academy Award nominee Lonne Elder III gives us the portrait of a Harlem family that dreams of a better life, but pursues it in tragic ways. First produced by the Negro Ensemble Company in 1969, the critically acclaimed Ceremonies in Dark Old Men opened the door for a new generation of African...
written by Lonne Elder, III, 1927-1996 (1969); directed by Judyann Elder, 1948-; performed by Rocky Carroll, 1963-, Glynn Turman, 1947-, Brandon Dirden, 1974-, Jason Dirden, Julia Pace Mitchell, 1985-, Charlie Robinson and Michole Briana White, 1969- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1969), 2 hours 1 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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The Crucible
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written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1953); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by René Auberjonois, 1940-, Harris Yulin, 1937-, Stacy Keach, 1941-, Irene Arranga, Bud Cort, 1948-, Judyann Elder, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Joe Spano, 1946-, Michael York, 1949-, Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- and Richard Dreyfuss, 1947- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1954), 2 hours
In the rigid theocracy of Salem; Massachusetts; rumors that women are practicing witchcraft galvanize the town. The ruthlessness of the prosecutors and the eagerness of neighbor to testify against neighbor; THE CRUCIBLE mirrors the anti-Communist hysteria in the 1950’s.
written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1953); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by René Auberjonois, 1940-, Harris Yulin, 1937-, Stacy Keach, 1941-, Irene Arranga, Bud Cort, 1948-, Judyann Elder, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Joe Spano, 1946-, Michael York, 1949-, Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- and Richard Dreyfuss, 1947- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1954), 2 hours
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Dinah Was
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written by Oliver Goldstick, 1961- (2003); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Paul Eiding, 1957-, Yvette Freeman, 1957-, Adriane Lane, Bud Leslie and Daryl Reed (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2003, originally published 2003), 1 hour 45 mins
In a white fur coat, "The Queen of the Blues" sits on her luggage outside a Las Vegas hotel. It is 1959; the legendary star cannot enter the hotel without a white escort. So Dinah Washington, in her inimitable style, takes a long pull from her flask and starts kicking up a fuss. Yvette Freeman reprises her Obie aw...
written by Oliver Goldstick, 1961- (2003); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Paul Eiding, 1957-, Yvette Freeman, 1957-, Adriane Lane, Bud Leslie and Daryl Reed (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2003, originally published 2003), 1 hour 45 mins
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