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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, 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, 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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American Dreams
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written by Velina Hasu Houston, 1957- (1984); directed by Peggy Shannon; performed by Mary Bond Davis, Yvonne Farrow, Bonnie Oda Homsey, Peter A. Jacobs, Carl Lumbly, 1952-, Vonetta McGee, 1945-2010, Don Reed, 1959-, Charlie Robinson and Patricia Ayame Thompson (L. A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 46 mins, 106 page(s)
After World War II, an African-American war vet brings home his Japanese bride. The family must learn to be tolerant of their new family member, while dealing with prejudice in the outside world.
written by Velina Hasu Houston, 1957- (1984); directed by Peggy Shannon; performed by Mary Bond Davis, Yvonne Farrow, Bonnie Oda Homsey, Peter A. Jacobs, Carl Lumbly, 1952-, Vonetta McGee, 1945-2010, Don Reed, 1959-, Charlie Robinson and Patricia Ayame Thompson (L. A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 46 mins, 106 page(s)
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The Baby Dance
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written by Jane Anderson (1992); directed by Jane Anderson and Robert Robinson; performed by David Ellenstein, Bruce McIntosh, John Bennett Perry, 1941-, Jacqueline Schultz and Valierie Landsburg, 1958- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 1 hour 11 mins
A desperate L.A. yuppie couple arranges to buy the unborn child of a dirt-poor Louisiana pair in this passionate off-Broadway drama.
written by Jane Anderson (1992); directed by Jane Anderson and Robert Robinson; performed by David Ellenstein, Bruce McIntosh, John Bennett Perry, 1941-, Jacqueline Schultz and Valierie Landsburg, 1958- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 1 hour 11 mins
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Ballad of Yachiyo
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written by Philip Kan Gotanda, 1949- (1995); directed by Philip Kan Gotanda, 1949- and Diane Emiko Takei; performed by June Angela, Takayo Fischer, Dian Kobayashi, Lane Nishikawa, 1956-, Sab Shimono, 1943-, Greg Watanabe, 1967- and Annie Yee (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1998), 1 hour 28 mins
The Ballad of Yachiyo is a tale of illicit passion by Guggenheim-winning playwright Philip Kan Gotanda, set in 1919 among the lush cane fields of Hawaii. Inspired by true events in the playwrights family, The Ballad of Yachiyo follows 16-year-old Yachiyo as she reluctantly leaves her impoverished parents to live w...
written by Philip Kan Gotanda, 1949- (1995); directed by Philip Kan Gotanda, 1949- and Diane Emiko Takei; performed by June Angela, Takayo Fischer, Dian Kobayashi, Lane Nishikawa, 1956-, Sab Shimono, 1943-, Greg Watanabe, 1967- and Annie Yee (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1998), 1 hour 28 mins
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Boats On a River
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written by Julie Marie Myatt (2009); directed by Michael Bigelow Dixon, fl. 1985; performed by Samantha Abrigo, John Cabrera, 1975-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Jane Le, Emily Liu, William Mapother, 1965-, Jenny O'Hara, 1942-, Michelle Ongkingco, Elizabeth Pan and Keo Woolford, 1967-2016 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2008), 1 hour 52 mins
American expatriate Sidney Webb and Sister Margaret, his British colleague, work tirelessly to rehabilitate Cambodian children from the nightmare of prostitution. After a surprise raid on a brothel, an eager young U.S. lawyer places three liberated orphans under Sidney and the Sister’s care. The girls begin the...
written by Julie Marie Myatt (2009); directed by Michael Bigelow Dixon, fl. 1985; performed by Samantha Abrigo, John Cabrera, 1975-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Jane Le, Emily Liu, William Mapother, 1965-, Jenny O'Hara, 1942-, Michelle Ongkingco, Elizabeth Pan and Keo Woolford, 1967-2016 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2008), 1 hour 52 mins
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Broken Eggs
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written by Eduardo Machado, 1953- (1984); directed by Henry Godinez; performed by Mehnlehseh Boayue, fl. 2000, Noe Cuellar, Marilyn Dodds Frank, Sabrina J. duKavan, fl. 1996, Gustavo Mellado, Maricela Ochoa, 1963-2011, John Carlos Seda and Edward F. Torres (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
It's 1979 and Lizette Marquez is about to marry a nice Jewish boy in a ceremony at Woodland Hills Country Club that is costing thousands of dollars. While she and her extended three-generational family enjoy the fruits of material success in their adopted country, they remain haunted by memories of Cuba. They expe...
written by Eduardo Machado, 1953- (1984); directed by Henry Godinez; performed by Mehnlehseh Boayue, fl. 2000, Noe Cuellar, Marilyn Dodds Frank, Sabrina J. duKavan, fl. 1996, Gustavo Mellado, Maricela Ochoa, 1963-2011, John Carlos Seda and Edward F. Torres (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
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The Busy World Is Hushed
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written by Keith Bunin (2006); directed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-; performed by Jill Clayburgh, 1944-2010, Hamish Linklater, 1976- and Luke MacFarlane, 1980- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 2006), 1 hour 49 mins
With wisdom, humor, and insight, THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED examines the contradictions we find in our faith, our families, and ourselves. Hannah, a widowed Episcopal minister, is hoping to translate a long-lost gospel when she is challenged by both her scholarly assistant and her wayward gay son. But when family se...
written by Keith Bunin (2006); directed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-; performed by Jill Clayburgh, 1944-2010, Hamish Linklater, 1976- and Luke MacFarlane, 1980- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 2006), 1 hour 49 mins
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Cakewalk
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written by Peter Feibleman, 1930- (1993); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; composed by Carly Simon, 1945-; performed by Elaine Stritch, 1925-2014, Samantha Bennett, Bruce Davison, 1946-, Claudette Nevins and Raphael Sbarge, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 37 mins
Broadway legend Elaine Stritch stars as literary legend Lillian Hellman in this beguiling account of Hellman’s tumultuous relationship across several decades with a man 25 years her junior, played by Oscar-nominee Bruce Davison. Featuring music by Carly Simon.
written by Peter Feibleman, 1930- (1993); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; composed by Carly Simon, 1945-; performed by Elaine Stritch, 1925-2014, Samantha Bennett, Bruce Davison, 1946-, Claudette Nevins and Raphael Sbarge, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 37 mins
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Death and the Maiden
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written by Ariel Dorfman, 1942- (1991); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by John Kapelos, 1956-, John Mahoney, 1940-2018, Carolyn Seymour, 1947- and Kristoffer Tabori, 1952- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 24 mins
Suspense mounts when Paulina and her husband offer hospitality to a stranger. Paulina thinks she recognizes, in their guest, the man who tortured her in prison, and she subsequently takes him hostage to find out the truth. A stunningly blunt and compelling play, Death and the Maiden explores brilliantly the issues...
written by Ariel Dorfman, 1942- (1991); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by John Kapelos, 1956-, John Mahoney, 1940-2018, Carolyn Seymour, 1947- and Kristoffer Tabori, 1952- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 24 mins
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Deed of Trust
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written by Claudia Allen, 1954- (1993); directed by Sandy Shinner; performed by Tyne Daly, 1946-, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Timothy Hendrickson, fl. 1993, John Judd, Seana Kofoed, 1970- and Ned Schmidtke, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 5 mins
Issues of inheritance have splintered a family for 20 years before an enterprising sister begins a crusade for change. Playwright Claudia Allen tells this universal story with characteristic warmth and eccentric humor.
written by Claudia Allen, 1954- (1993); directed by Sandy Shinner; performed by Tyne Daly, 1946-, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Timothy Hendrickson, fl. 1993, John Judd, Seana Kofoed, 1970- and Ned Schmidtke, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 5 mins
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