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Track 21 of 38: Act 3, cont'd
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written by Austin Pendelton (1999); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Glenne Headly, 1955-2017, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Simon Templeman, Robert Machray, 1945- and John Judd; in Orson's Shadow (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 3 mins
Sir Laurence Olivier. Orson Welles. Vivien Leigh. Joan Plowright. Kenneth Tynan. When these champions of the theatre get together to rehearse Ionesco’s Rhinoceros, mere mortals best step aside. With lightning wit and scathing insight into the true nature of genius, Austin Pendleton’s new play opens the private...
written by Austin Pendelton (1999); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Glenne Headly, 1955-2017, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Simon Templeman, Robert Machray, 1945- and John Judd; in Orson's Shadow (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 3 mins
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Our Lady of 121st Street
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written by Stephen Adly Guirgis, 1965- (2002); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; performed by Khandi Alexander, 1957-, Emily Bergl, 1975-, Laurence Fishburne, 1961-, Stephen Adly Guirgis, 1965-, Annabelle Gurwitch, 1961-, Orlando Jones, 1968-, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010 and Tegan West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 26 mins
In this recent Off - Broadway hit, a group of old friends find themselves at Harlem’s Ortiz Funeral Home to mourn the death of a beloved nun from their childhood. As they bounce off of each other with old hurts and the harsh realities of grown-up life, a murder mystery (and a few lives) begins to unravel. Hilari...
written by Stephen Adly Guirgis, 1965- (2002); directed by Richard Masur, 1948-; performed by Khandi Alexander, 1957-, Emily Bergl, 1975-, Laurence Fishburne, 1961-, Stephen Adly Guirgis, 1965-, Annabelle Gurwitch, 1961-, Orlando Jones, 1968-, Alan Mandell, fl. 1974-2010 and Tegan West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 26 mins
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Pack of Lies
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written by Hugh Whitmore, 1936- (1983); directed by Peter Levin, fl. 1967; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Roxanne Hart, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Megan Austin Oberle and Julian Sands, 1958- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1986, originally published 1986), 1 hour 52 mins
Actual events during the Cold War inspired this thriller that takes place in a suburb of London during the autumn and winter of 1960-1961. Loyalty, duty, and friendship collide when the Jacksons slowly discover the Krogers, their neighbors and cherished friends, are not what they appear. A gripping play that may l...
written by Hugh Whitmore, 1936- (1983); directed by Peter Levin, fl. 1967; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Roxanne Hart, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Megan Austin Oberle and Julian Sands, 1958- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1986, originally published 1986), 1 hour 52 mins
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Photograph 51
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written by Anna B. Ziegler; directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Matthew Arkin, 1960-, Maxwell Caulfield, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Jon Matthews, Darren Richardson and Nick Toren (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 30 mins, 88 page(s)
Rosalind Franklin was a gifted research scientist who was part of the race to uncover the secrets of DNA in the 1950’s. Her more famous contemporaries Watson and Crick took all the kudos for the discovery of the molecule’s double helix structure – yet it was Franklin’s skill with X-ray diffraction that fir...
written by Anna B. Ziegler; directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Matthew Arkin, 1960-, Maxwell Caulfield, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Jon Matthews, Darren Richardson and Nick Toren (L. A. Theatre Works, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 30 mins, 88 page(s)
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The Physicists
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written by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, 1921-1990 (1961); directed by Brendon Fox; performed by Anne Gee Byrd, 1938-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Bruce Davison, 1946-, John de Lancie, 1948-, Matthew Gaydos, Harry Groener, 1951-, Christopher Guilmet, Melinda Page Hamilton, 1974-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Roma Maffia, 1958- and Missy Yager (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1961), 1 hour 42 mins
Johann Möbius, the world's greatest physicist, is locked away in a madhouse along with two other scientists. Why? Because he is haunted by recurring visions of King Solomon, and the other two are convinced they are Einstein and Newton. But are these three actually mad? Or are they playing a murderous game wi...
written by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, 1921-1990 (1961); directed by Brendon Fox; performed by Anne Gee Byrd, 1938-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Bruce Davison, 1946-, John de Lancie, 1948-, Matthew Gaydos, Harry Groener, 1951-, Christopher Guilmet, Melinda Page Hamilton, 1974-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Roma Maffia, 1958- and Missy Yager (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1961), 1 hour 42 mins
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Pilgrimage to Beethoven
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written by Richard Wagner, 1813-1883 (1909); directed by Christine Bernard-Sugy; composed by Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Allan Corduner, 1950-, Arye Gross and Paul Mercier (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1909), 1 hour
Adapted from the diaries of Richard Wagner, Beethoven's music soars in the background as a poor young composer named Richard Wagner struggles toward Vienna to meet the composer he idealizes.
written by Richard Wagner, 1813-1883 (1909); directed by Christine Bernard-Sugy; composed by Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Allan Corduner, 1950-, Arye Gross and Paul Mercier (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1909), 1 hour
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Playboy of the Western World
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written by John Millington Synge, 1871-1909; directed by Alec Doyle; performed by Orson Bean, 1928-, Robert Evan Collins, Alexander Enberg, 1972-, Jacqueline Heinze, Stuart W. Howard, Dennis Madden, Alley Mills, 1951-, Carolyn Palmer, Sarah Moyo Tracey, 1981- and Seth Margolis (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1911), 1 hour 39 mins
Orson Bean and Alley Mills star in the story of a man who becomes the town hero after he boasts of murdering his father. Riots greeted the first performance of this 1907 comic masterpiece of the Irish Literary Renaissance. L.A. Theatre Works reprises the Pacific Residents Theatreís acclaimed production.
written by John Millington Synge, 1871-1909; directed by Alec Doyle; performed by Orson Bean, 1928-, Robert Evan Collins, Alexander Enberg, 1972-, Jacqueline Heinze, Stuart W. Howard, Dennis Madden, Alley Mills, 1951-, Carolyn Palmer, Sarah Moyo Tracey, 1981- and Seth Margolis (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1911), 1 hour 39 mins
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Track 10 of 26: Act I Scene 2
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written by George Furth, 1932-2008 (1988); directed by Steve Albrezzi; performed by Barry Cullison, 1949-, Chad Hutchison, Judith Ivey, 1951-, Fred Savage, 1976- and Judy Unger, 1970-; in Precious Sons (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1988, originally published 1988), 5 mins
Judith Ivey recreates her critically acclaimed Broadway performance as a tough, eccentric mother from Chicago's South Side. When she squares off against her husband over the fate of their "precious sons," shattering family secrets come to light.
written by George Furth, 1932-2008 (1988); directed by Steve Albrezzi; performed by Barry Cullison, 1949-, Chad Hutchison, Judith Ivey, 1951-, Fred Savage, 1976- and Judy Unger, 1970-; in Precious Sons (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1988, originally published 1988), 5 mins
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Pretty Fire
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written by Charlayne Woodard, 1953- (1995); directed by Stuart K. Robinson; performed by Charlayne Woodard, 1953- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 2000), 1 hour 34 mins
In five autobiographical vignettes, Charlayne Woodard tells the moving tale of her African-American family through three generations of love, struggle, and triumph. This NAACP award-winning play is a one-woman tour de force. Chosen as a “Recommended Young Adult Audiobook” by the Young Adult Library Services As...
written by Charlayne Woodard, 1953- (1995); directed by Stuart K. Robinson; performed by Charlayne Woodard, 1953- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2001, originally published 2000), 1 hour 34 mins
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Track 25 of 29: Act 2
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written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1968); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Harris Yulin, 1937- and Amy Irving, 1953-; in The Price (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 3 mins
Arthur Miller's deeply moving drama reunites two long estranged middle-aged brothers. Nostalgia and recrimination erupt as they sell off an attic full of furniture, their last link to a family and a world that no longer exist. This 1968 classic is a wrenching saga of plaintive gestures and missed opportunities.
written by Arthur Miller, 1915-2005 (1968); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Harris Yulin, 1937- and Amy Irving, 1953-; in The Price (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 3 mins
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