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American Buffalo
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written by David Mamet, 1947- (1975); directed by Brian Kite; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Rich Hutchman, Josh Stamberg, 1970- and Maurice Williams (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2016), 1 hour 14 mins
David Mamet’s gift for storytelling and forging poetry from both the plain-spoken and profane turns an ill-conceived scheme to steal a rare coin into a triumph of dramatic art. In a junk shop, three men of different generations plan their heist. But their fates, like the nickel’s worn image of the beleaguered...
written by David Mamet, 1947- (1975); directed by Brian Kite; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Rich Hutchman, Josh Stamberg, 1970- and Maurice Williams (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2016), 1 hour 14 mins
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An American Daughter
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written by Wendy Wasserstein, 1950-2006 (1997); directed by Beth Milles; performed by David Birney, 1939-, Anna Gunn, Jamie Hanes, fl. 1997, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Kevin McCarthy, 1914-2010, Mary McDonnell, 1952-, Claudette Nevins and Denise Nicholas (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1999), 2 hours 5 mins
Pulitzer-Prize winner Wendy Wasserstein spins a comic and moving tale about the pitfalls that await political appointees. As a respected health crusader and devoted wife and mother, Dr. Lyssa Hughes seems perfect for the role of U.S. Surgeon General, until a chance remark at a fashionable brunch sets off a media f...
written by Wendy Wasserstein, 1950-2006 (1997); directed by Beth Milles; performed by David Birney, 1939-, Anna Gunn, Jamie Hanes, fl. 1997, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Kevin McCarthy, 1914-2010, Mary McDonnell, 1952-, Claudette Nevins and Denise Nicholas (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1999), 2 hours 5 mins
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American Dreams
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written by Velina Hasu Houston, 1957- (1984); directed by Peggy Shannon; performed by Mary Bond Davis, Yvonne Farrow, Bonnie Oda Homsey, Peter A. Jacobs, Carl Lumbly, 1952-, Vonetta McGee, 1945-2010, Don Reed, 1959-, Charlie Robinson and Patricia Ayame Thompson (L.A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 46 mins, 106 page(s)
After World War II, an African-American war vet brings home his Japanese bride. The family must learn to be tolerant of their new family member, while dealing with prejudice in the outside world.
written by Velina Hasu Houston, 1957- (1984); directed by Peggy Shannon; performed by Mary Bond Davis, Yvonne Farrow, Bonnie Oda Homsey, Peter A. Jacobs, Carl Lumbly, 1952-, Vonetta McGee, 1945-2010, Don Reed, 1959-, Charlie Robinson and Patricia Ayame Thompson (L.A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1991), 1 hour 46 mins, 106 page(s)
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The Assembled Parties
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written by Richard Greenberg (2013); directed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Matthew Arkin, 1960-, Wilson Bethel, Dana Delaney, 1956-, Seamus Dever, 1976-, Zoe Perry, Susan Sullivan, 1942-, Peter Van Norden and Justin Huen (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2016), 1 hour 47 mins
It’s Christmas 1980, and inside a sprawling Upper West Side apartment, Faye Bascov is about to throw an opulent Christmas dinner – a tradition for this secular, well-educated Jewish family. But any family gathering is an invitation for old resentments to boil over, as Faye’s sister-in-law Julie and the exten...
written by Richard Greenberg (2013); directed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Matthew Arkin, 1960-, Wilson Bethel, Dana Delaney, 1956-, Seamus Dever, 1976-, Zoe Perry, Susan Sullivan, 1942-, Peter Van Norden and Justin Huen (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2016), 1 hour 47 mins
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August Osage County
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written by Tracy Letts, 1965-; directed by Bart DeLorenzo; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Tara Barr, Shannon Cochran, 1958-, Rosemarie DeWitt, 1971-, Deanna Dunagan, Kimberly Norris Guerrero, fl. 1988, Francis Guinan, Scott Jaeck, Ron Livingston, Robert Maffia, Mariann Mayberry, 1965-2017, Robert Pine, Rondi Reed and David Warshofsky (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2014), 2 hours 44 mins
Winner of the 2008 Tony Award® for Best Play, Tracy Letts' darkly comic epic offers a painfully funny look at a family struggling in the desolate heart of America.An L.A. Theatre Works full cast recording, featuring members of the original Steppenwolf Theatre and Broadway productions:Tara Lynne Barr as Jean Fordh...
written by Tracy Letts, 1965-; directed by Bart DeLorenzo; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Tara Barr, Shannon Cochran, 1958-, Rosemarie DeWitt, 1971-, Deanna Dunagan, Kimberly Norris Guerrero, fl. 1988, Francis Guinan, Scott Jaeck, Ron Livingston, Robert Maffia, Mariann Mayberry, 1965-2017, Robert Pine, Rondi Reed and David Warshofsky (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2014), 2 hours 44 mins
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The Baby Dance
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written by Jane Anderson (1992); directed by Jane Anderson and Robert Robinson; performed by David Ellenstein, Bruce McIntosh, John Bennett Perry, 1941-, Jacqueline Schultz and Valerie Landsburg, 1958- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1992), 1 hour 11 mins
A desperate L.A. yuppie couple arranges to buy the unborn child of a dirt-poor Louisiana pair in this passionate off-Broadway drama.
written by Jane Anderson (1992); directed by Jane Anderson and Robert Robinson; performed by David Ellenstein, Bruce McIntosh, John Bennett Perry, 1941-, Jacqueline Schultz and Valerie Landsburg, 1958- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1992), 1 hour 11 mins
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Ballad of Yachiyo
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written by Philip Kan Gotanda, 1949- (1995); directed by Philip Kan Gotanda, 1949- and Diane Emiko Takei; performed by June Angela, Takayo Fischer, Dian Kobayashi, Lane Nishikawa, 1956-, Sab Shimono, 1943-, Greg Watanabe, 1967- and Annie Yee (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1998), 1 hour 28 mins
The Ballad of Yachiyo is a tale of illicit passion by Guggenheim-winning playwright Philip Kan Gotanda, set in 1919 among the lush cane fields of Hawaii. Inspired by true events in the playwrights family, The Ballad of Yachiyo follows 16-year-old Yachiyo as she reluctantly leaves her impoverished parents to live w...
written by Philip Kan Gotanda, 1949- (1995); directed by Philip Kan Gotanda, 1949- and Diane Emiko Takei; performed by June Angela, Takayo Fischer, Dian Kobayashi, Lane Nishikawa, 1956-, Sab Shimono, 1943-, Greg Watanabe, 1967- and Annie Yee (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1998, originally published 1998), 1 hour 28 mins
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The Baltimore Waltz
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written by Paula Vogel, 1951-; directed by Mary Zimmerman, 1960-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Jenny Bacon, Christopher Donahue and Jerry Saslow (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1994), 55 mins
A darkly satirical play from Paula Vogel written at the height of the AIDS crisis. As a young woman is diagnosed with a mysterious new illness, she and her beloved brother flee to Europe in search of a cure…and to escape the pain and uncertainty of the future. A Goodman Theatre co-production.Directed by Mary Zim...
written by Paula Vogel, 1951-; directed by Mary Zimmerman, 1960-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Jenny Bacon, Christopher Donahue and Jerry Saslow (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 1994), 55 mins
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The Best Man
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written by Gore Vidal, 1925-2012 (1960); directed by Nick Olcott; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Terrence Currier, 1934-, Johnny Holliday, 1937-, Naomi Jacobson, Timmy Ray James, Michael Kramer, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Paul Morella, Kevin Murray, fl. 2012, Judy Simmons, Gary Sloan, 1952- and Fred Thompson, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2003), 1 hour 58 mins
This darkly satirical drama by Gore Vidal finds two Presidential contenders seeking the endorsement of an aging ex-president, and explores how personal agendas can change the course of a nation's destiny. A co-production with The Smithsonian Associates and Voice of America.Directed by Nick Olcott. An L.A. Theatre...
written by Gore Vidal, 1925-2012 (1960); directed by Nick Olcott; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Terrence Currier, 1934-, Johnny Holliday, 1937-, Naomi Jacobson, Timmy Ray James, Michael Kramer, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Paul Morella, Kevin Murray, fl. 2012, Judy Simmons, Gary Sloan, 1952- and Fred Thompson, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2003), 1 hour 58 mins
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Boats On a River
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written by Julie Marie Myatt (2009); directed by Michael Bigelow Dixon, fl. 1985; performed by Samantha Abrigo, John Cabrera, 1975-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Jane Le, Emily Liu, William Mapother, 1965-, Jenny O'Hara, 1942-, Michelle Ongkingco, Elizabeth Pan and Keo Woolford, 1967-2016 (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 2008), 1 hour 52 mins
American expatriate Sidney Webb and Sister Margaret, his British colleague, work tirelessly to rehabilitate Cambodian children from the nightmare of prostitution. After a surprise raid on a brothel, an eager young U.S. lawyer places three liberated orphans under Sidney and the Sister’s care. The girls begin the...
written by Julie Marie Myatt (2009); directed by Michael Bigelow Dixon, fl. 1985; performed by Samantha Abrigo, John Cabrera, 1975-, Gregory Itzin, 1948-, Jane Le, Emily Liu, William Mapother, 1965-, Jenny O'Hara, 1942-, Michelle Ongkingco, Elizabeth Pan and Keo Woolford, 1967-2016 (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 2008), 1 hour 52 mins
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