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La Bête
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written by David Hirson, 1958- (1991); directed by Kate McAll; performed by Michael Cumpsty, 1960-, Jen Dede, Alice Hirson, John de Lancie, 1948-, Matt Letscher, 1970-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Tom McGowan, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969-, André Sogliuzzo, 1966- and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1991), 2 hours 8 mins
"In a comic whirlwind of high style, La Bête tells the story of Elomire, a 17th century French playwright, and his touring acting troupe who have come to lead the high life due to the patronage of the fickle Prince of Conti. Sparks fly when Valère, a swaggering braggart with delusions of artistic grandeur, becom...
written by David Hirson, 1958- (1991); directed by Kate McAll; performed by Michael Cumpsty, 1960-, Jen Dede, Alice Hirson, John de Lancie, 1948-, Matt Letscher, 1970-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Tom McGowan, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969-, André Sogliuzzo, 1966- and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1991), 2 hours 8 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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Camping with Henry and Tom
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written by Mark St. Germain, fl. 1990 (1995); directed by Jay Sandrich, 1932-; performed by Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Alan Alda, 1936-, Lee Arenberg, 1962- and David Dukes, 1945-2000 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1995), 1 hour 27 mins
President Harding wants to be with his mistress. Industrialist Henry Ford wants to be President. And inventor Thomas Edison wonders how the three of them got stuck in the woods together. Inspired by an actual camping trip taken by the three men in 1921; this off - Broadway hit is a hilarious adventure with surpris...
written by Mark St. Germain, fl. 1990 (1995); directed by Jay Sandrich, 1932-; performed by Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Alan Alda, 1936-, Lee Arenberg, 1962- and David Dukes, 1945-2000 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1995), 1 hour 27 mins
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Candida
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1898); directed by Nicholas Rudall, 1940-; performed by Tom Amandes, 1959-, Christopher Cartmill, Rebecca MacLean, David New, fl. 1985-2012, Nicholas Rudall, 1940- and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1898), 1 hour 18 mins
Shaw’s warm and witty play challenged conventional wisdom about relationships between the sexes. A beautiful wife must choose between the two men who love her.
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1898); directed by Nicholas Rudall, 1940-; performed by Tom Amandes, 1959-, Christopher Cartmill, Rebecca MacLean, David New, fl. 1985-2012, Nicholas Rudall, 1940- and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1898), 1 hour 18 mins
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Ceremonies in Dark Old Men
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written by Lonne Elder, III, 1927-1996 (1969); directed by Judyann Elder, 1948-; performed by Rocky Carroll, 1963-, Glynn Turman, 1947-, Brandon Dirden, 1974-, Jason Dirden, Julia Pace Mitchell, 1985-, Charlie Robinson and Michole Briana White, 1969- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1969), 2 hours 1 mins
This classic play by Academy Award nominee Lonne Elder III gives us the portrait of a Harlem family that dreams of a better life, but pursues it in tragic ways. First produced by the Negro Ensemble Company in 1969, the critically acclaimed Ceremonies in Dark Old Men opened the door for a new generation of African...
written by Lonne Elder, III, 1927-1996 (1969); directed by Judyann Elder, 1948-; performed by Rocky Carroll, 1963-, Glynn Turman, 1947-, Brandon Dirden, 1974-, Jason Dirden, Julia Pace Mitchell, 1985-, Charlie Robinson and Michole Briana White, 1969- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1969), 2 hours 1 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 Chicago Conspiracy Trial
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written by Peter Goodchild (1993); directed by Martin Jenkins and John Theocharis, fl. 1962; performed by Tom Amandes, 1959-, George Murdock, 1930-, Mike Nussbaum, 1923-, David Schwimmer, 1966- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 49 mins
Reality is stranger than fiction when seven 1960’s radicals refuse to behave in Judge Julius Hoffman’s courtroom. Based on actual trial transcripts and starring a cast of top Chicago actors, this play centers on events following the protests and riots during the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago.
written by Peter Goodchild (1993); directed by Martin Jenkins and John Theocharis, fl. 1962; performed by Tom Amandes, 1959-, George Murdock, 1930-, Mike Nussbaum, 1923-, David Schwimmer, 1966- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 49 mins
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The Constant Wife
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written by W. Somerset Maugham, 1874-1965 (1926); directed by Jeanie Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Kate Burton, 1957-, Mark Capri, 1951-, Stephen Collins, 1947-, John de Lancie, 1948-, Jen Dede, Christina Pickles, 1935- and Kirsten Potter (L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 1 hour 59 mins, 120 page(s)
There's something Constance Middleton's friends are dying to tell her: her husband is having an affair – with her best friend! Despite their hints, Constance remains ever cool, and seemingly oblivious. Or is she? In this biting comedy of manners, marriages and mistresses, Constance – a not-so-desperate hou...
written by W. Somerset Maugham, 1874-1965 (1926); directed by Jeanie Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Kate Burton, 1957-, Mark Capri, 1951-, Stephen Collins, 1947-, John de Lancie, 1948-, Jen Dede, Christina Pickles, 1935- and Kirsten Potter (L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2010), 1 hour 59 mins, 120 page(s)
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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), 1 hour 59 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), 1 hour 59 mins, 124 page(s)
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Track 9 of 32: Act I Scene 3
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written by Clifford Odets, 1906-1963 (1949); directed by Nancy Malone, 1935-; performed by Stacy Keach, 1941-, Spencer Garrett, 1963-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Rick Podell, 1946-, Mandy Siegfried and Mare Winningham, 1959-; in The Country Girl (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1953, originally published 1953), 3 mins
One of America's great dramatists rocked the worlds of Broadway and Hollywood in this moving drama about a desperately self-destructive alcoholic actor and Georgie, his long-suffering wife. A searing, emotional play of love and redemption.
written by Clifford Odets, 1906-1963 (1949); directed by Nancy Malone, 1935-; performed by Stacy Keach, 1941-, Spencer Garrett, 1963-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Rick Podell, 1946-, Mandy Siegfried and Mare Winningham, 1959-; in The Country Girl (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1953, originally published 1953), 3 mins
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