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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, 2010, originally published 2001, first release 1995), 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, 2010, originally published 2001, first release 1995), 1 hour 30 mins
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Buk: The Life and Times of Charles Bukowski
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written by Paul Peditto (1992); 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, 2010, 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 (1992); 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, 2010, 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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Top Secret: The Battle For the Pentagon Papers
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written by Leroy F. Aarons, 1933-2004 and Geoffrey Cowan, 1942- (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, 1942- (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, fl. 2004; 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, fl. 2004; 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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The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial
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written by Peter Goodchild (2001); 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, 2007, 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 (2001); 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, 2007, 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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Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been
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written by Eric Bentley, 1916- (1972); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Ed Asner, 1929-, James Earl Jones, 1931-, Bonnie Bedelia, 1946-, Bud Cort, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Robert Foxworth, 1941-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Joe Spano, 1946-, James Whitmore, 1921-2009 and Michael York, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1972, originally published 1972), 1 hour 29 mins
In the mid-1950’s, the House Un-American Activities Committee began investigating the communist influence in the entertainment industry. This searing docudrama from actual transcripts of the hearings reveals how decent people were persuaded to “name names,” and the steep price paid by those who refused.
written by Eric Bentley, 1916- (1972); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Ed Asner, 1929-, James Earl Jones, 1931-, Bonnie Bedelia, 1946-, Bud Cort, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Robert Foxworth, 1941-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Joe Spano, 1946-, James Whitmore, 1921-2009 and Michael York, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1972, originally published 1972), 1 hour 29 mins
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King Henry IV: The Shadow of Succession
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1597); directed by Charles Newell; performed by William Brown, Harry Althaus, Raul Esparza, 1970-, Raymond Fox and Nicholas Rudall, 1940- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1623), 2 hours
Wracked by illness and facing the prospect of civil war' King Henry IV fears for England's future after his death. He watches helpless as his son' Prince Hal' wastes his life away on endless debauchery in the company of the hilarious' irrepressible Falstaff. As the stakes increase' Shakespeare's both epic and inti...
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1597); directed by Charles Newell; performed by William Brown, Harry Althaus, Raul Esparza, 1970-, Raymond Fox and Nicholas Rudall, 1940- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1623), 2 hours
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The Watts Towers Project
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written by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- (2007); directed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959-; performed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 2007), 59 mins
Smith's edgy and funny The Watts Towers Project focuses on Simon Rodia, the Italian immigrant who spent 33 years building his towers - only to walk away from them, never to return. Smith blends his own childhood; the life of Rodia, and the last quarter-century of L.A. history to create (in the words of Back Stage...
written by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- (2007); directed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959-; performed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 2007), 59 mins
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