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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 32 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 32 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 40 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 40 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, 2007, 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, 2007, originally published 1995), 1 hour 44 mins
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The Imaginary Cuckold
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written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1660); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Brian Bedford, 1935-2016, Dakin Matthews, 1943-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Moira Quirk, 1968-, Darren Richardson, Carolyn Seymour, 1947-, Alan Shearman and Joanne Whalley, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 1660), 1 hour
A classic Molière farce about marriage and misunderstanding: an enraged husband imagines his wife is unfaithful, but is reluctant to defend his honor.
written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1660); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Brian Bedford, 1935-2016, Dakin Matthews, 1943-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Moira Quirk, 1968-, Darren Richardson, Carolyn Seymour, 1947-, Alan Shearman and Joanne Whalley, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 1660), 1 hour
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An Immaculate Misconception
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written by Carl Djerassi, 1923- (2000); directed by Jenny Sullivan, 1947-; performed by Philip Casnoff, 1949-, Kevin Kilner, 1958-, Kendall Schmidt, 1990- and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 2000), 1 hour 34 mins
Dr. Melanie Laidlaw is a scientist developing the first use of ICSI, short for intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Her collaborator, Dr. Felix Frankenthaler, turns out to have his own ideas about how to implement their new procedure. The wild card is Melanie’s new lover, Menachem Dvir, a fellow scientist. This dar...
written by Carl Djerassi, 1923- (2000); directed by Jenny Sullivan, 1947-; performed by Philip Casnoff, 1949-, Kevin Kilner, 1958-, Kendall Schmidt, 1990- and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 2000), 1 hour 34 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 58 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 58 mins
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Track 10 of 27: Act One: I Ain't
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written by Charlayne Woodard, 1953- (2005); directed by Stuart K. Robinson; performed by Charlayne Woodard, 1953-; in In Real Life (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2005), 3 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-; in In Real Life (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2005), 3 mins
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In the Name of Security
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written by Peter Goodchild (1997); directed by John Theocharis, fl. 1962 and Martin Jenkins; performed by John de Lancie, 1948-, David Hyde Pierce, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969- and John Rubinstein, 1946- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 1 hour 34 mins
The Trial of Alger Hiss, The Trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, The Case of J. Robert Oppenheimer. At the height of the cold War, American democracy was challenged by the anti-Communist atmosphere of the McCarthy era. IN THE NAME OF SECURITY re-opens three famous spy cases that rocked America between 1948 and 19...
written by Peter Goodchild (1997); directed by John Theocharis, fl. 1962 and Martin Jenkins; performed by John de Lancie, 1948-, David Hyde Pierce, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969- and John Rubinstein, 1946- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 1 hour 34 mins
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Incident at Vichy
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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- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1967, originally published 1967), 1 hour 12 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- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1967, originally published 1967), 1 hour 12 mins
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J. Edgar!
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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- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1994), 1 hour 44 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- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 1994), 1 hour 44 mins
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