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The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial
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written by Peter Goodchild (2008); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Mike Farrell, 1939-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Harry Groener, 1951-, Jon Matthews, Rob Nagle, 1970-, David Alan Novak and Robert Pescovitz (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 58 mins
The Scopes Trial, over the right to teach evolution in public schools, reaffirmed the importance of intellectual freedom as codified in the Bill of Rights. The trial, in a small-town Tennessee courtroom in 1925, set the stage for ongoing national debates over the separation of Church and State in a democratic soci...
written by Peter Goodchild (2008); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Mike Farrell, 1939-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Harry Groener, 1951-, Jon Matthews, Rob Nagle, 1970-, David Alan Novak and Robert Pescovitz (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 58 mins
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The Real Dr. Strangelove
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written by Peter Goodchild (2004); directed by Matt August; performed by Jordan Baker, Corey Brill, John de Lancie, 1948-, Reed Diamond, 1967-, J. Michael Flynn, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Joe Spano, 1946-, Matt St. James, fl. 2000, Simon Templeman, Granville Van Dusen, 1944-, Geoffrey Wade and Margaret Welsh (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 2 hours 4 mins
The birth of Armageddon. The first H-Bomb detonates and the proud father is Edward Teller. But he's on a collision course with Robert Oppenheimer; head of the team that created the Atom bomb. Now Oppenheimer has turned pacifist and the government will stop at nothing to neutralize him. And Teller is their star wit...
written by Peter Goodchild (2004); directed by Matt August; performed by Jordan Baker, Corey Brill, John de Lancie, 1948-, Reed Diamond, 1967-, J. Michael Flynn, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Joe Spano, 1946-, Matt St. James, fl. 2000, Simon Templeman, Granville Van Dusen, 1944-, Geoffrey Wade and Margaret Welsh (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 2 hours 4 mins
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Atomic Bombers
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written by Russell Vandenbroucke (2001); directed by Valierie Landsburg, 1958-; performed by Larry Cox, Jeannie Elias, 1954-, Robin Gammell, Jon Matthews, Philip Mershon, Danny Mora, Wolf Muser, 1950-, Lisa Jane Persky, 1955-, John Vickery, Tom Virtue, 1957- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 2001), 1 hour 30 mins
In 1943, something strange is going on in the New Mexican desert. By night, the starkly beautiful canyons of Los Alamos fill with the sound of exploding graphite and by day, the crackle of scientific brainpower. Fifty years after Hiroshima, Atomic Bombers takes us into those secretive canyons to meet the cadre of...
written by Russell Vandenbroucke (2001); directed by Valierie Landsburg, 1958-; performed by Larry Cox, Jeannie Elias, 1954-, Robin Gammell, Jon Matthews, Philip Mershon, Danny Mora, Wolf Muser, 1950-, Lisa Jane Persky, 1955-, John Vickery, Tom Virtue, 1957- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 2001), 1 hour 30 mins
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Buk: The Life and Times of Charles Bukowski
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written by Paul Peditto (2009); directed by Frank Condon, 1943-; performed by Pucho Brown, 1938-, Harris Yulin, 1937-, Tom Lillard, fl. 1964-1996, John Diehl, 1950-, Arye Gross, Emily Heebner, Thom McCleister, George Murdock, 1930-, Laurie O'Brien, 1932-, Jill Remez, Rubén Sierra, 1947-1998 and John-David Keller (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 1 hour 29 mins
In Buk: The Life and Times of Charles Bukowski, Paul Peditto presents an often tragic, often funny look at the life of a great American poet, based on poetry and stories by Charles Bukowski.
written by Paul Peditto (2009); directed by Frank Condon, 1943-; performed by Pucho Brown, 1938-, Harris Yulin, 1937-, Tom Lillard, fl. 1964-1996, John Diehl, 1950-, Arye Gross, Emily Heebner, Thom McCleister, George Murdock, 1930-, Laurie O'Brien, 1932-, Jill Remez, Rubén Sierra, 1947-1998 and John-David Keller (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1992, originally published 1992), 1 hour 29 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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The Emperor and the Assassin
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directed by Chen Kaige, 1952-; produced by Chen Kaige, 1952-, Crown House Publishing Corporation, New Wave Company and Canal+; performed by Gong Li, 1965-, Zhang Fengyi, 1956- and Sun Zhou, 1954- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 1998), 2 hours 41 mins,
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The Emperor and the Assassin, set during the third century BC, is the story of an ambitious King, Ying Zheng, obsessed with unifying all of China and becoming its first emperor. To this end, he embarks upon an unparalleled reign of terror and brutality against all who, he believes, stands between him and his desti...
directed by Chen Kaige, 1952-; produced by Chen Kaige, 1952-, Crown House Publishing Corporation, New Wave Company and Canal+; performed by Gong Li, 1965-, Zhang Fengyi, 1956- and Sun Zhou, 1954- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 1998), 2 hours 41 mins,
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Our World War, Season 1, Episode 1, The First Day
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directed by Bruce Goodison, fl. 1997-2016; produced by Susan Horth, fl. 2003-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Our World War, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 59 mins
August 1914, two weeks after the First World War was declared. 80,000 British troops have arrived in southern Belgium, but they have yet to engage the enemy. Among these professional soldiers are the 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, some of the best-trained gunners in the British Army. Lieutenant Maurice Dease and...
directed by Bruce Goodison, fl. 1997-2016; produced by Susan Horth, fl. 2003-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Our World War, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 59 mins
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Our World War, Season 1, Episode 2, Pals
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directed by Ben Chanan, fl. 2003-2016; produced by Susan Horth, fl. 2003-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Our World War, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 58 mins
1916, and Britain's armed forces are decimated. Across the country, friends join up to fight together, in new battalions known as 'Pals'. Paddy Kennedy, a warehouse clerk from Manchester, joins the Manchester Pals Battalion alongside his friends Henry, Andy and Jim. They soon discover that the whole of their neigh...
directed by Ben Chanan, fl. 2003-2016; produced by Susan Horth, fl. 2003-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Our World War, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 58 mins
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Top Secret: The Battle For the Pentagon Papers
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written by Leroy F. Aarons, 1933-2004 and Geoffrey Cowan (1991); directed by John Rubinstein, 1946-; performed by John Heard, 1938-, Bo Foxworth, John Getz, 1946-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Gregory Harrison, 1950-, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Russell Soder, Susan Sullivan, 1942-, Peter Van Norden, Tom Virtue, 1957- and Geoffrey Wade (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1999), 1 hour 51 mins
A timely docudrama about The Washington Post’s decision to publish the Pentagon Papers, a top secret study documenting U.S. involvement in Vietnam. The subsequent trial tested the parameters of the First Amendment, pitting the public’s right to know against the government’s desire for secrecy.
written by Leroy F. Aarons, 1933-2004 and Geoffrey Cowan (1991); directed by John Rubinstein, 1946-; performed by John Heard, 1938-, Bo Foxworth, John Getz, 1946-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Gregory Harrison, 1950-, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Russell Soder, Susan Sullivan, 1942-, Peter Van Norden, Tom Virtue, 1957- and Geoffrey Wade (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1999), 1 hour 51 mins
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Unquestioned Integrity: The Hill/Thomas Hearings
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written by Mame Hunt (1993); directed by Roberta Levitow; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Ella Joyce and Paul Winfield, 1939-2004 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 24 mins
Adapted directly from the actual transcripts, Unquestioned Integrity examines the notorious Senate Confirmation hearings when law professor Anita Hill charged Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas with sexual harassment.
written by Mame Hunt (1993); directed by Roberta Levitow; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Ella Joyce and Paul Winfield, 1939-2004 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 24 mins
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