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The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial
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written by Peter Goodchild; 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; 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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Seven Days in May
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written by Kristen Sergel (2008); directed by Nick Olcott; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Nat Benchley, Kathleen Chalfant, 1945-, Terrence Currier, 1934-, Laura Giannarelli, Michael Goodwin, Helen Hedman, Barbara Klein, Michael Kramer, Amy McWilliams, Kevin Murray, Michael Russotto, Fred Thompson, 1942- and Mitchell Herbert (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2006), 1 hour 44 mins
The time is the Cold War. The President and Congress have entered into a nuclear disarmament treaty with the Soviet Union. The charismatic chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff believes that the Soviets will not abide by the treaty and he begins to plan a coup, setting the stage for a suspenseful story.
written by Kristen Sergel (2008); directed by Nick Olcott; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Nat Benchley, Kathleen Chalfant, 1945-, Terrence Currier, 1934-, Laura Giannarelli, Michael Goodwin, Helen Hedman, Barbara Klein, Michael Kramer, Amy McWilliams, Kevin Murray, Michael Russotto, Fred Thompson, 1942- and Mitchell Herbert (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2006), 1 hour 44 mins
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The Southpaw
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written by Mark Harris, 1922-2007 (1994); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Earle Brown, 1926-2002, Ed Asner, 1929-, Kate Asner, Evan Gore, Henry Harris, Armando Ortega, fl. 1993, Amy Pietz, 1969-, Tom Virtue, 1957-, Ron West, Rugg Williams and Eric Winzenried (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 29 mins
Coming of age in America by way of the baseball diamond, left-hander Henry Wiggen grows to manhood in a right-handed world. From his small-town beginnings, to the top of the game, Henry finds out how hard it is to please his coach, his girl, the sports page and himself-all at once. The first installation of a seri...
written by Mark Harris, 1922-2007 (1994); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Earle Brown, 1926-2002, Ed Asner, 1929-, Kate Asner, Evan Gore, Henry Harris, Armando Ortega, fl. 1993, Amy Pietz, 1969-, Tom Virtue, 1957-, Ron West, Rugg Williams and Eric Winzenried (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 29 mins
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The Waldorf Conference
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written by Nat Segaloff, Daniel M. Kimmel, 1955- and Arnie Reisman (1993); directed by John de Lancie, 1948-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Sheldon 'Shelley' Berman, 1925-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012, David Ellenstein, John Kapelos, 1956-, Bill Macy, 1922-, Richard Masur, 1948-, George Murdock, 1930-, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Ron Rifkin, 1939-, William Schallert and John Schuck, 1940- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 27 mins, 77 page(s)
On November 24, 1947, the most powerful men in American film met in New York’s plush Waldorf-Astoria Hotel to decide how to address the Communist witch-hunt being carried out by the House Un-American Activities Committee. Twenty-four hours later they emerged having created the Hollywood Blacklist. The Waldorf...
written by Nat Segaloff, Daniel M. Kimmel, 1955- and Arnie Reisman (1993); directed by John de Lancie, 1948-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Sheldon 'Shelley' Berman, 1925-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012, David Ellenstein, John Kapelos, 1956-, Bill Macy, 1922-, Richard Masur, 1948-, George Murdock, 1930-, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Ron Rifkin, 1939-, William Schallert and John Schuck, 1940- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 27 mins, 77 page(s)
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Guns
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written by Doris Baizley (1976); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; composed by Harry Aguado, 1952-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Tyne Daly, 1946-, Bruce French, 1945-, Robert David Hall, 1947-, Tommy Hicks, 1916-1984, Ella Joyce, Marnie Mosiman, James Reeder, Yeardley Smith, 1964- and Tommy Redmond Hicks, 1962- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 2010), 1 hour 2 mins
The year is 2076, the nation's Tricentennial. Guns are outlawed, but the last seven surviving weapons are in captivity and on display in your city zoo. Billy the Kid's Colt .45, Andrew Jackson's dueling pistol, a retired military rifle, a backwoods hunting rifle, a playful plastic toy gun, an unfinished nuclear ha...
written by Doris Baizley (1976); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; composed by Harry Aguado, 1952-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Tyne Daly, 1946-, Bruce French, 1945-, Robert David Hall, 1947-, Tommy Hicks, 1916-1984, Ella Joyce, Marnie Mosiman, James Reeder, Yeardley Smith, 1964- and Tommy Redmond Hicks, 1962- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 2010), 1 hour 2 mins
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Hotel Oubliette
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written by Jane Anderson (2000); directed by Jenny Sullivan, 1947-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Thomas Caruso, Arye Gross and Marsha Mason, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 26 mins
Inspired by the released American hostages, Hotel Oubliette is a darkly comedic play that explores what happens when two emotionally disconnected men are chained to a post with an endless amount of time stretching before them.
written by Jane Anderson (2000); directed by Jenny Sullivan, 1947-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Thomas Caruso, Arye Gross and Marsha Mason, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 26 mins
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The Idiot
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written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1821-1881 (1995); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Angela Bettis, Arye Gross, John Kapelos, 1956-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Jon Matthews, Johanna McKay, Paul Mercier, Laurel Moglen, Michael Rivkin, Peggy Roeder, Douglas Weston and Kate Asner (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 1995), 1 hour 44 mins
In The Idiot, meet the kindly, childlike Prince Myshkin, as he returns to the decadent social whirl of 1860s St. Petersberg. The two most beautiful, sought-after women in the town compete for his affections, in a duel that grows increasingly dangerous.
written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1821-1881 (1995); directed by Eric Simonson, 1960-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Angela Bettis, Arye Gross, John Kapelos, 1956-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Jon Matthews, Johanna McKay, Paul Mercier, Laurel Moglen, Michael Rivkin, Peggy Roeder, Douglas Weston and Kate Asner (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, originally published 1995), 1 hour 44 mins
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Mastergate
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written by Larry Gelbart, 1928-2009 (1988); directed by Dudley Knight; performed by Walter Matthau, 1920-2000, Harold Gould, 1923-2010, Harris Yulin, 1937-, Ed Asner, 1929-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Melanie Chartoff, 1948-, Jack Coleman, 1958-, Eric Douglas, 1958-2004, Judyann Elder, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Robin Gammell, Arye Gross, Dudley Knight, William Schallert, Joe Spano, 1946- and Jesse White, 1917-1997 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1990), 1 hour 53 mins
The Tony Award-winning playwright and creator of TV's M*A*S*H has fashioned a wickedly funny satire about the Iran-Contra Senate hearings and their participants. A top-notch Hollywood cast, headed by Walter Matthau, brings this scathing comedy to life.
written by Larry Gelbart, 1928-2009 (1988); directed by Dudley Knight; performed by Walter Matthau, 1920-2000, Harold Gould, 1923-2010, Harris Yulin, 1937-, Ed Asner, 1929-, Charles Durning, 1923-2012, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Melanie Chartoff, 1948-, Jack Coleman, 1958-, Eric Douglas, 1958-2004, Judyann Elder, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Robin Gammell, Arye Gross, Dudley Knight, William Schallert, Joe Spano, 1946- and Jesse White, 1917-1997 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1990), 1 hour 53 mins
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McTeague
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written by Frank Norris, 1870-1902 (1914); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by René Auberjonois, 1940-, Ed Asner, 1929-, Stacy Keach, 1941-, Christine Avila, Bud Cort, 1948-, Judyann Elder, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Teri Garr, 1947-, Katherine Helmond, 1934-, Howard Hesseman, 1940-, Helen Hunt, 1963-, Amy Irving, 1953-, Carol Kane, 1952-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Marian Mercer, 1935-, Judge Reinhold, 1957-, David Selby, 1941-, Joe Spano, 1946-, JoBeth Williams, 1948-, Michael York, 1949- and Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1914), 11 hours 34 mins
Stacy Keach stars in this shocking tale of a Polk Street dentist and his wife in 1899 San Francisco. Frank Norris’ powerful insights into the depths of the human soul make this a story of compelling narrative force. A seminal novel about murder; obsession; and the destructive effects of greed featuring an all-st...
written by Frank Norris, 1870-1902 (1914); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by René Auberjonois, 1940-, Ed Asner, 1929-, Stacy Keach, 1941-, Christine Avila, Bud Cort, 1948-, Judyann Elder, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Teri Garr, 1947-, Katherine Helmond, 1934-, Howard Hesseman, 1940-, Helen Hunt, 1963-, Amy Irving, 1953-, Carol Kane, 1952-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Marian Mercer, 1935-, Judge Reinhold, 1957-, David Selby, 1941-, Joe Spano, 1946-, JoBeth Williams, 1948-, Michael York, 1949- and Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1914), 11 hours 34 mins
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