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The Perfectionist
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written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1995); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Harold Gould, 1923-2010, Barbara Bosson, 1939-, Annabeth Gish, 1971-, David Schwimmer, 1966-, David Selby, 1941- and Valierie Landsburg, 1958- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1998), 1 hour 53 mins
Author Joyce Carol Oates turns her satiric eye to Tobias Harte, a man obsessed with perfection in everything from ethics to egg salad. Rollicking comedy ensues as Harte struggles with his highly imperfect family and friends.
written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1995); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Harold Gould, 1923-2010, Barbara Bosson, 1939-, Annabeth Gish, 1971-, David Schwimmer, 1966-, David Selby, 1941- and Valierie Landsburg, 1958- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1998), 1 hour 53 mins
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Death and the Maiden
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written by Ariel Dorfman, 1942- (1991); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by John Kapelos, 1956-, John Mahoney, 1940-2018, Carolyn Seymour, 1947- and Kristoffer Tabori, 1952- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 26 mins
Suspense mounts when Paulina and her husband offer hospitality to a stranger. Paulina thinks she recognizes, in their guest, the man who tortured her in prison, and she subsequently takes him hostage to find out the truth. A stunningly blunt and compelling play, Death and the Maiden explores brilliantly the issues...
written by Ariel Dorfman, 1942- (1991); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by John Kapelos, 1956-, John Mahoney, 1940-2018, Carolyn Seymour, 1947- and Kristoffer Tabori, 1952- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 26 mins
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Jump at the Sun
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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 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 34 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 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 34 mins
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Man of the Moment
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written by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, 1939- (1988); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jane Carr, 1950-, Ken Danziger, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Ian Ogilvy, 1943- and Yeardley Smith, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 54 mins, 114 page(s)
The price of accidental fame is hashed out in this comedy about a famous bank robber and the clerk who foiled his biggest heist. Ayckbourn’s 1988 play anticipates the popularity - and absurdity - of reality TV.
written by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, 1939- (1988); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jane Carr, 1950-, Ken Danziger, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Ian Ogilvy, 1943- and Yeardley Smith, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 54 mins, 114 page(s)
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Smart Choices for the New Century
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written by Jane Anderson; directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Arye Gross, Paul Mercier, Robert Robinson and Erika Schickel (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 1 mins
Award-winning playwright, screenwriter and director Jane Anderson presents four one-act plays: A Seminar For Responsible Living; The Last Time I Saw Her; Earthquake Preparedness; Lynette Has PMS. With unforgettable characters and scathing humor, the stories explore the challenges of life in Los Angeles, from gun v...
written by Jane Anderson; directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Arye Gross, Paul Mercier, Robert Robinson and Erika Schickel (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1994, originally published 1994), 1 hour 1 mins
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Incunabula, Incunabulorum
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written by Anna Nicholas; directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Allan Corduner, 1950-, Ken Danziger, Joanna Frank, 1941-, Marabina Jaimes, Alan Rachins, 1942-, Elizabeth Ruscio, 1955-, Jeanne Sakata, Carolyn Seymour, 1947- and James Warwick (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 42 mins, 101 page(s)
Literary figures from a book thief's library come alive, offering romantic and other advice. The “Incunabula” is a prize book that the thief has purloined. Will he get away with his greatest theft, or will hard reality intervene to strip him of his prized possession?
written by Anna Nicholas; directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Allan Corduner, 1950-, Ken Danziger, Joanna Frank, 1941-, Marabina Jaimes, Alan Rachins, 1942-, Elizabeth Ruscio, 1955-, Jeanne Sakata, Carolyn Seymour, 1947- and James Warwick (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 42 mins, 101 page(s)
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Make and Break
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written by Michael Frayn, 1933- (1980); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Allan Corduner, 1950-, David Ellenstein, Julian Holloway, 1944-, Peter A. Jacobs, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Robin Goodrin Nordli, fl. 1984, James Warwick and Michael York, 1942- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 35 mins, 95 page(s)
From the author of Copenhagen and Noises Off. A comedy-drama about a door manufacturing company and a fateful convention in Frankfurt.
written by Michael Frayn, 1933- (1980); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Allan Corduner, 1950-, David Ellenstein, Julian Holloway, 1944-, Peter A. Jacobs, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Robin Goodrin Nordli, fl. 1984, James Warwick and Michael York, 1942- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 35 mins, 95 page(s)
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The Truth Teller
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written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1993); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Arthur Hanket, 1954-, Gary Kroeger, 1957-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Priscilla Pointer, 1924-, William Schallert and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 39 mins, 99 page(s)
Joyce Carol Oates' hilarious take-off on a classic Southern play begins when liberated Hedda arrives home to visit the family estate, ruled by the family’s tyrannical patriarch, “Tiny” Culligan. Tiny doesn’t know what to make of Hedda’s intellectual boyfriend, Saul. But then, Saul doesn’t know what to...
written by Joyce Carol Oates, 1938- (1993); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Arthur Hanket, 1954-, Gary Kroeger, 1957-, Marsha Mason, 1942-, Priscilla Pointer, 1924-, William Schallert and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 39 mins, 99 page(s)
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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 Valierie 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 Valierie Landsburg, 1958- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1992), 1 hour 11 mins
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Exchange
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written by Yury Trifonov, 1925-1981 (1969); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Ian Abercrombie, 1936-2012, Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Sharon Bamber, Joyce Blair, 1932-2006, Barbara Bosson, 1939-, Peter A. Jacobs, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Zosukuma Kunene, 1976-, Anna Sophie Loewenberg, Vonetta McGee, 1945-2010, Marian Mercer, 1935-, Robin Goodrin Nordli, fl. 1984, William Palmieri, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Melissa Smigley Hopkins, Malachi Throne, 1928- and Basil Langton (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2012, originally published 1992), 1 hour 29 mins, 89 page(s)
The dreary aspects of Soviet housing and one family’s attempt to "exchange" its tiny Moscow apartment for a larger one. Adapted from a novella by the respected Russian writer Yuri Trifanov, as translated by playwright Michael Frayn.
written by Yury Trifonov, 1925-1981 (1969); directed by Robert Robinson; performed by Ian Abercrombie, 1936-2012, Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Sharon Bamber, Joyce Blair, 1932-2006, Barbara Bosson, 1939-, Peter A. Jacobs, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Zosukuma Kunene, 1976-, Anna Sophie Loewenberg, Vonetta McGee, 1945-2010, Marian Mercer, 1935-, Robin Goodrin Nordli, fl. 1984, William Palmieri, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Melissa Smigley Hopkins, Malachi Throne, 1928- and Basil Langton (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2012, originally published 1992), 1 hour 29 mins, 89 page(s)
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