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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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After the Fall
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written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1964); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; performed by Amy Aquino, Amy Brenneman, 1964-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Anthony LaPaglia, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969-, Al Ruscio, 1924- and Kenny Williams, 1963- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1964), 2 hours 8 mins
Arthur Miller’s famous autobiographical drama takes place inside the tortured mind of a 40-year- old lawyer. Quentin is haunted by his disastrous affair with a needy sex symbol - a character rumored to be based on Marilyn Monroe, Miller’s second wife.
written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1964); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; performed by Amy Aquino, Amy Brenneman, 1964-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Anthony LaPaglia, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969-, Al Ruscio, 1924- and Kenny Williams, 1963- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1964), 2 hours 8 mins
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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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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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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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Becket; Or The Honor of God
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written by Jean Anouilh, 1910-1987 (1959); directed by Shirley Jo Finney; performed by Asher Book, 1988-, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Ken Danziger, Jean Gilpin, 1950-, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010, Charlie Mathes, Tim Monsion, Jennifer Rau, Simon Templeman, John Vickery, Douglas Weston and Greg Woodell (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 1960), 1 hour 59 mins
After helping to murder Becket, King Henry II is haunted by memories of their passionate friendship. Appointing Becket as Archbishop was the King's greatest mistake - for Becket finds his allegiance shifting from king and country to God and Church.
written by Jean Anouilh, 1910-1987 (1959); directed by Shirley Jo Finney; performed by Asher Book, 1988-, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Ken Danziger, Jean Gilpin, 1950-, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010, Charlie Mathes, Tim Monsion, Jennifer Rau, Simon Templeman, John Vickery, Douglas Weston and Greg Woodell (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 1960), 1 hour 59 mins
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Black Water: An American Opera
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written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1997); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; composed by John Duffy, 1926-; performed by Patrick Mason, Karen Burlingame, David Lee Brewer, Stephanie Buckley, Reid Bruton, Kimberly Graham, Linda Kerns, 1953-, Erin Langston, John Savarese and Rob Chacklett (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1997), 1 hour 34 mins
Based on National Book Award-winner Joyce Carol Oates’ novella about the Chappaquiddick scandal, this tragic and beautiful new opera enthralls as a handsome Senator uses power to enchant, seduce and carelessly destroy.
written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1997); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; composed by John Duffy, 1926-; performed by Patrick Mason, Karen Burlingame, David Lee Brewer, Stephanie Buckley, Reid Bruton, Kimberly Graham, Linda Kerns, 1953-, Erin Langston, John Savarese and Rob Chacklett (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1997), 1 hour 34 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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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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Broken Glass
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written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1994); directed by Steve Albrezzi; performed by Jane Brucker, 1959-, David Dukes, 1945-2000, Lawrence Pressman, 1939-, Linda Purl, 1955-, John Vickery and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1994), 1 hour 44 mins
Set in 1938 Brooklyn, this gripping psychological mystery begins when attractive, level-headed Sylvia Gellburg suddenly loses her ability to walk. The only clue lies in Sylvia’s obsession with news accounts from Germany. Though safe in Brooklyn, Sylvia is terrified by Nazi violence - or is it something closer to...
written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1994); directed by Steve Albrezzi; performed by Jane Brucker, 1959-, David Dukes, 1945-2000, Lawrence Pressman, 1939-, Linda Purl, 1955-, John Vickery and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1994), 1 hour 44 mins
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