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The House of Blue Leaves
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written by John Guare, 1938- (1966); directed by Howard Shalwitz; performed by Ron Leibman, 1937-, Mary Teresa Fortuna, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Deb Gottesman, Christopher Lane, Cam Magee, Jennifer Mendenhall, Jessica Walter, 1941- and Michael Willis, 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1971), 1 hour 32 mins
This poignant Obie Award-winning comedy unfolds in New York City on the day the Pope is expected to visit. Hearts are palpitating in the sleepy borough of Queens, but not entirely on account of His Holiness. Bunny Flingus, a femme-fatale from Flushing (or thereabouts), is stirring things up in the quiet, unfulfill...
written by John Guare, 1938- (1966); directed by Howard Shalwitz; performed by Ron Leibman, 1937-, Mary Teresa Fortuna, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Deb Gottesman, Christopher Lane, Cam Magee, Jennifer Mendenhall, Jessica Walter, 1941- and Michael Willis, 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 1971), 1 hour 32 mins
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A Huey P. Newton Story
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written by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- (1996); directed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959-; performed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- and Marc Anthony Thompson (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 31 mins
In his brilliantly imagined, Obie Award-winning show, Roger Guenveur Smith explores the life of the controversial Black Panther leader through a series of improvisations based on Newton's own words and writings. Biography, satire, and socio-political commentary blend within a landscape of fantastic sound design to...
written by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- (1996); directed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959-; performed by Roger Guenveur Smith, 1959- and Marc Anthony Thompson (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 31 mins
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An Ideal Husband
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written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jacqueline Bisset, 1944-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Alfred Molina, 1953- and Yeardley Smith, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1899), 1 hour 37 mins
A tender love story, a serpentine villainess, a glittering setting in London society, and a shower of Wildean witticisms are only a few of the reasons this play has enjoyed hugely successful revivals in London and New York. This 1895 drama also seems eerily prescient, as it explores the plight of a promising young...
written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jacqueline Bisset, 1944-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Alfred Molina, 1953- and Yeardley Smith, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1899), 1 hour 37 mins
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Charles Busch, 1954-, Neil Dickson, Jill Gascoine, 1937-, James Marsters, 1962-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Matt Wolf, 1972- and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1895), 1 hour 56 mins
This final play from the pen of Oscar Wilde is a stylish send-up of Victorian courtship and manners, complete with assumed names, mistaken lovers, and a lost handbag. Jack and Algernon are best friends, both wooing ladies who think their names are Ernest, "that name which inspires absolute confidence." Wilde's e...
written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Charles Busch, 1954-, Neil Dickson, Jill Gascoine, 1937-, James Marsters, 1962-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Matt Wolf, 1972- and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1895), 1 hour 56 mins
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In Real Life
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written by Charlayne Woodard, 1953- (2005); directed by Stuart K. Robinson; performed by Charlayne Woodard, 1953- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2005), 1 hour 47 mins
In the final play of a trilogy that began with PRETTY FIRE and continued with NEAT, IN REAL LIFE finds Charlayne Woodard pursuing her dreams in New York City. From her early days as a struggling actor to being nominated for a Tony Award, the harsh realities of Broadway are balanced by the unusual and comforting ch...
written by Charlayne Woodard, 1953- (2005); directed by Stuart K. Robinson; performed by Charlayne Woodard, 1953- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2005), 1 hour 47 mins
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Track 15 of 23
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written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1964); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; performed by Ben Diskin, 1982-, Arye Gross, Jamie Hanes, fl. 1997, Andrew Hawkes, Robert Lesser, 1938-, Jon Matthews, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Armin Shimerman, 1949-, Shahar Sorek, 1975- and Lawrence Pressman, 1939-; in Incident at Vichy (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1967, originally published 1967), 3 mins
In a small and dark room, nine men are assembled under a shadowy pretext. As the tension builds, the men are questioned - are they the sort of people whom the new Nazi regime considers "inferior?"
written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1964); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; performed by Ben Diskin, 1982-, Arye Gross, Jamie Hanes, fl. 1997, Andrew Hawkes, Robert Lesser, 1938-, Jon Matthews, Raphael Sbarge, 1964-, Armin Shimerman, 1949-, Shahar Sorek, 1975- and Lawrence Pressman, 1939-; in Incident at Vichy (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1967, originally published 1967), 3 mins
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Track 23 of 31: Act II
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written by Tom Leopold, Harry Shearer, 1943- and Peter Matz, 1928-2002 (1994); directed by Harry Shearer, 1943-; performed by Dan Castellaneta, 1957-, Ethan Glazer, 1984-, John Goodman, 1952-, Kelsey Grammer, 1955-, Christopher Guest, 1948-, Rudy Hornish, 1938-, John Kapelos, 1956-, David L. Lander, 1947-, Tom Leopold, Michael McKean, 1947-, Marian Mercer, 1935-, Marnie Mosiman, Judith Owen, Julie Payne, 1940-, Harry Shearer, 1943- and D. W. Moffett, 1954-; in J. Edgar! (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 3 mins
A sidesplitting musical about one of the most powerful men of the 20th Century. Learn about his secret love life, his need for personal privacy, and his obsession with knowing the private affairs of others. If you weren’t so busy laughing and humming the tunes, the show might upset you!
written by Tom Leopold, Harry Shearer, 1943- and Peter Matz, 1928-2002 (1994); directed by Harry Shearer, 1943-; performed by Dan Castellaneta, 1957-, Ethan Glazer, 1984-, John Goodman, 1952-, Kelsey Grammer, 1955-, Christopher Guest, 1948-, Rudy Hornish, 1938-, John Kapelos, 1956-, David L. Lander, 1947-, Tom Leopold, Michael McKean, 1947-, Marian Mercer, 1935-, Marnie Mosiman, Judith Owen, Julie Payne, 1940-, Harry Shearer, 1943- and D. W. Moffett, 1954-; in J. Edgar! (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 3 mins
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Track 29 of 36: Scene 18 (cont'd)
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1599); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by Harold Gould, 1923-2010, Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Stacy Keach, 1941-, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Bonnie Bedelia, 1946-, David Birney, 1939-, John de Lancie, 1948-, Kelsey Grammer, 1955-, JoBeth Williams, 1948- and Paul Winfield, 1939-2004; in Julius Caesar (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 2006), 4 mins
The skies over ancient Rome blaze with terrifying portents, and soothsayers warn Julius Caesar of approaching doom. As conspiracy swirls through the city, Shakespeare explores the deep repercussions of political murder on the human heart. A classic tale of duplicity, betrayal, and murder, masterfully performed by...
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1599); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by Harold Gould, 1923-2010, Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Stacy Keach, 1941-, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Bonnie Bedelia, 1946-, David Birney, 1939-, John de Lancie, 1948-, Kelsey Grammer, 1955-, JoBeth Williams, 1948- and Paul Winfield, 1939-2004; in Julius Caesar (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2006, originally published 2006), 4 mins
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Track 5 of 28: Act One
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written by Kathleen McGhee-Anderson (1994); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Nan Martin, 1927-2010, David Downing, Tommy Hicks, 1916-1984, Cyndi James Gossett, Lamakhosi Kunene, John LaFayette, Mark Christopher Lawerence, 1964-, Loren Lester, Tina Lifford, Marian Mercer, 1935-, Felton Perry, 1945- and Esther Scott; in Jump at the Sun (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 3 mins
As the twenties roared and the Harlem renaissance thrived, a young woman from rural Florida became the toast of literary New York. Jump At the Sun chronicles the passionate life of Zora Neale Hurston (author of "Their Eyes Are Watching God") who went from spinning tales on the front porch of a country store to wri...
written by Kathleen McGhee-Anderson (1994); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Nan Martin, 1927-2010, David Downing, Tommy Hicks, 1916-1984, Cyndi James Gossett, Lamakhosi Kunene, John LaFayette, Mark Christopher Lawerence, 1964-, Loren Lester, Tina Lifford, Marian Mercer, 1935-, Felton Perry, 1945- and Esther Scott; in Jump at the Sun (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 3 mins
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A Lesson Before Dying
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written by Romulus Linney, 1930-2011 (1998); directed by Nick Olcott; performed by Rick Foucheux, Keith Glover, 1966-, Jamahl Marsh, Linda Powell, Jefferson A. Russell, Jerry Whiddon and Beatrice Winde, 1924-2004 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1998), 1 hour 26 mins
Based on Ernest J. Gaines' National Book Critics Circle Award-winning novel, A LESSON BEFORE DYING is set in a small Louisiana Cajun community in the late 1940’s. Jefferson, a young illiterate black man, is falsely convicted of murder and is sentenced to death. Grant Wiggins, the plantation schoolteacher, agrees...
written by Romulus Linney, 1930-2011 (1998); directed by Nick Olcott; performed by Rick Foucheux, Keith Glover, 1966-, Jamahl Marsh, Linda Powell, Jefferson A. Russell, Jerry Whiddon and Beatrice Winde, 1924-2004 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1998), 1 hour 26 mins
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