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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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Betrayed
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written by George Packer, 1960- (2008); directed by Pippin Parker; performed by Jeremy Beck, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Andrea Gabriel, 1978-, John Getz, 1946-, Sevan Greene, Ismail "Sam" Kanater, 1957- and Waleed Zuaiter, 1971- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 2008), 1 hour 44 mins
Based on the journalist-playwright’s original article in The New Yorker, Betrayed is the story of three young Iraqi translators who risk everything for America's promise of freedom while their country collapses around them. “The clarity of the writing, the urgency of the story being told … give the play a s...
written by George Packer, 1960- (2008); directed by Pippin Parker; performed by Jeremy Beck, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Andrea Gabriel, 1978-, John Getz, 1946-, Sevan Greene, Ismail "Sam" Kanater, 1957- and Waleed Zuaiter, 1971- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 2008), 1 hour 44 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 51 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 51 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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The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
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written by Herman Wouk, 1915- (1953); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by James Avery, 1948-, Chuma Hunter-Gault, Dan Lauria, 1947-, Ian Lithgow, 1972-, Scott Lowell, 1965-, Frank Muller, Michael Rivkin, David Selby, 1941-, Grant Shaud, 1961-, Josh Stamberg, 1970- and Mitchell Herbert (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1954), 1 hour 56 mins
This acclaimed WWII psychological court room drama was the sensation of 1954. The play portrays a mutiny of naval officers aboard the U.S.S. Caine. Their suspicions concerning their captain’s sanity lead to their rebellion and a subsequent court - martial.
written by Herman Wouk, 1915- (1953); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by James Avery, 1948-, Chuma Hunter-Gault, Dan Lauria, 1947-, Ian Lithgow, 1972-, Scott Lowell, 1965-, Frank Muller, Michael Rivkin, David Selby, 1941-, Grant Shaud, 1961-, Josh Stamberg, 1970- and Mitchell Herbert (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1954), 1 hour 56 mins
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Chavez Ravine
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written by Culture Clash (Performance troupe) (2005); directed by Lisa Peterson; performed by Zilah Mendoza, Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza, 1959-, Culture Clash (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2005), 1 hour 17 mins
The controversial history of Chavez Ravine, the immigrant community that once existed on the site that is now Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, is explored with humor, brutal honesty, and pulse-racing music by the nation's premier Chicano/Latino theatre troupe, Culture Clash.
written by Culture Clash (Performance troupe) (2005); directed by Lisa Peterson; performed by Zilah Mendoza, Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza, 1959-, Culture Clash (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2005), 1 hour 17 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), 2 hours 4 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), 2 hours 4 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, 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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Dinner With Friends
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written by Donald Margulies, 1954- (2000); directed by Nicholas Rudall, 1940-; performed by Matthew Arkin, 1960-, Lisa Emery, Kevin Kilner, 1958- and Dierdre O'Connell (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 2000), 1 hour 36 mins
Winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for drama, DINNER WITH FRIENDS examines the lives of two couples and the repercussions of divorce on their friendships. With wit, compassion, and consummate skill, playwright Donald Margulies weighs the cost of breaking up — and of staying together.
written by Donald Margulies, 1954- (2000); directed by Nicholas Rudall, 1940-; performed by Matthew Arkin, 1960-, Lisa Emery, Kevin Kilner, 1958- and Dierdre O'Connell (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 2000), 1 hour 36 mins
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