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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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All My Sons
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written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1947); directed by Nick Olcott; performed by Julie Harris, 1925-2013, James Farentino, 1938-, Arye Gross, Naomi Jacobson, Barbara Klein, Paul Morella, Michaeleen O'Neil, Nathan Taylor, 2002-, Jerry Whiddon and Mitchell Herbert (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1974), 1 hour 43 mins
World War II is over and a family, mourning a son missing in action, plants a memorial tree and tries to go on with their lives. A storm blows down the tree and a devastating family secret is uprooted, setting the characters on a terrifying journey towards truth. A classic American drama.
written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1947); directed by Nick Olcott; performed by Julie Harris, 1925-2013, James Farentino, 1938-, Arye Gross, Naomi Jacobson, Barbara Klein, Paul Morella, Michaeleen O'Neil, Nathan Taylor, 2002-, Jerry Whiddon and Mitchell Herbert (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1974), 1 hour 43 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 48 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 48 mins
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Arms and the Man
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1894); directed by Brendon Fox; performed by Al Espinosa, 1968-, Teri Garr, 1947-, Anne Heche, 1969-, Jason Kravits, 1967-, Sarah Rafferty, Jeremy Sisto, 1974- and Michael Winters (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1898), 1 hour 33 mins
It's 1885, and Raina's bourgeois Bulgarian family is cought up in the heady patriotism of their war with Serbia. The beautiful and headstrong Raina eagerly awaits her fiance's victorious return from battle - but instead meets a soldier who seeks asylum in her bedroom. This is one soldier who definitely prefers rom...
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1894); directed by Brendon Fox; performed by Al Espinosa, 1968-, Teri Garr, 1947-, Anne Heche, 1969-, Jason Kravits, 1967-, Sarah Rafferty, Jeremy Sisto, 1974- and Michael Winters (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1898), 1 hour 33 mins
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Biloxi Blues
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written by Neil Simon, 1927-2018 (1985); directed by Nataki Garrett; performed by Justine Bateman, 1966-, Rob Benedict, 1970-, Joshua Biton, 1973-, John Cabrera, 1975-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Josh Radnor, 1974-, Steve Rankin, Russell Soder and Darby Stanchfield, 1971- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1988, originally published 1988), 1 hour 52 mins
Winner of the 1985 Tony Award for Best Play, the second installment of Neil Simon's acclaimed autobiographical trilogy follows a naive Eugene Jerome through boot camp in Biloxi, Mississippi.
written by Neil Simon, 1927-2018 (1985); directed by Nataki Garrett; performed by Justine Bateman, 1966-, Rob Benedict, 1970-, Joshua Biton, 1973-, John Cabrera, 1975-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Josh Radnor, 1974-, Steve Rankin, Russell Soder and Darby Stanchfield, 1971- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1988, originally published 1988), 1 hour 52 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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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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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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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, 1942-, 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, 1942-, 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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