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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 25 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 25 mins
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Fabulation
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written by Lynn Nottage, 1964- (2004); directed by Stuart K. Robinson; performed by Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Jon Matthews, Gary Perez, Melle Powers, Myra Lucretia Taylor, 1960-, Charlayne Woodard, 1953-, Daniel Breaker and John Wesley (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2005), 1 hour 50 mins
Knocked-up and seriously broke, a successful publicist is plunged into a topsy-turvy world of welfare mothers and drug addicts, and forced to confront the family she left behind. Fabulation is a darkly comic rags-to-riches-to-rags tale of falling down and reaching up to find the goodness within.
written by Lynn Nottage, 1964- (2004); directed by Stuart K. Robinson; performed by Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Jon Matthews, Gary Perez, Melle Powers, Myra Lucretia Taylor, 1960-, Charlayne Woodard, 1953-, Daniel Breaker and John Wesley (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2004, originally published 2005), 1 hour 50 mins
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The Tale of the Allergist's Wife
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written by Charles Busch, 1954- (2000); directed by Charles Busch, 1954-; performed by Amy Aquino, Estelle Harris, 1932-, Richard Kind, 1965-, Dileep Rao and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1999), 1 hour 51 mins
Raucous comedy from one of America's most outrageous playwrights! New York dilettante Marjorie Taub, a middle-aged doctor's wife , is hooked on culture - mornings at the Whitney, afternoons at MOMA, evenings at BAM. Plunged into a mid-life crisis of Medea-like proportions, she's shaken out of her lethargy by the r...
written by Charles Busch, 1954- (2000); directed by Charles Busch, 1954-; performed by Amy Aquino, Estelle Harris, 1932-, Richard Kind, 1965-, Dileep Rao and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1999), 1 hour 51 mins
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Pride and Prejudice
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written by Jane Austen, 1775-1817 and Christina Calvit (1999); directed by Meryl Friedman; performed by Kate Burton, 1957-, Joao de Sousa, Melanie Dix, Elizabeth Laidlaw, Frances Limoncelli, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Bradley Mott, James Sie, 1962-, Sandy Snyder, Kevin Theis and Steve Totland (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1999), 2 hours 13 mins
Jane Austen’s classic romantic comedy is the sparkling tale of the Bennets, a family blessed with five daughters and a mother desperate to marry them off. The tempestuous pairing of the witty, independent Elizabeth and her arrogant but honorable suitor Mr. Darcy, sets the standard for all great couples of stage...
written by Jane Austen, 1775-1817 and Christina Calvit (1999); directed by Meryl Friedman; performed by Kate Burton, 1957-, Joao de Sousa, Melanie Dix, Elizabeth Laidlaw, Frances Limoncelli, Miriam Margolyes, 1941-, Bradley Mott, James Sie, 1962-, Sandy Snyder, Kevin Theis and Steve Totland (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1999), 2 hours 13 mins
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Mizlansky/Zilinsky
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written by Jon Robin Baitz, 1961- (1998); directed by Ron West; performed by Paul Sand, 1935-, Samantha Bennett, Julie Kavner, 1950-, Nathan Lane, 1956-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Rob Morrow, 1962-, Grant Shaud, 1961-, Harry Shearer, 1943-, Kurtwood Smith, 1943- and Robert Walden, 1943- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1998), 1 hour 47 mins
Italian shoes, a house in the hills, a gift for stretching the truth, and a petulant assistant to pick the scallions out of his Szechuan noodles – Hollywood producer Davis Mizlansky has it all. But he’s about to lose it to the IRS unless he can pull off one more deal. A stellar cast performs this hilarious sen...
written by Jon Robin Baitz, 1961- (1998); directed by Ron West; performed by Paul Sand, 1935-, Samantha Bennett, Julie Kavner, 1950-, Nathan Lane, 1956-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Rob Morrow, 1962-, Grant Shaud, 1961-, Harry Shearer, 1943-, Kurtwood Smith, 1943- and Robert Walden, 1943- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1998), 1 hour 47 mins
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Track 25 of 30: Part 3
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written by Sandra Tsing Loh, 1962- (1997); directed by David Schweizer; performed by Sandra Tsing Loh, 1962-; in Aliens in America (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 2 mins
Contemporary satirist Sandra Tsing Loh spins a darkly comic, autobiographical tale of growing up middle class Chinese-German in Southern California. This witty monologue is for sons and daughters everywhere who feel that their parents must have been beamed to earth from another planet.
written by Sandra Tsing Loh, 1962- (1997); directed by David Schweizer; performed by Sandra Tsing Loh, 1962-; in Aliens in America (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 2 mins
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Camping with Henry and Tom
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written by Mark St. Germain, fl. 1990 (1995); directed by Jay Sandrich, 1932-; performed by Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Alan Alda, 1936-, Lee Arenberg, 1962- and David Dukes, 1945-2000 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1995), 1 hour 27 mins
President Harding wants to be with his mistress. Industrialist Henry Ford wants to be President. And inventor Thomas Edison wonders how the three of them got stuck in the woods together. Inspired by an actual camping trip taken by the three men in 1921; this off - Broadway hit is a hilarious adventure with surpris...
written by Mark St. Germain, fl. 1990 (1995); directed by Jay Sandrich, 1932-; performed by Charles Durning, 1923-2012, Alan Alda, 1936-, Lee Arenberg, 1962- and David Dukes, 1945-2000 (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1995), 1 hour 27 mins
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Art
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written by Yasmina Reza, 1960- (1994); directed by Peter Levin, fl. 1967; performed by Bob Balaban, 1945-, Brian Cox, 1946- and Jeff Perry, 1955- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1994), 1 hour 50 mins
Tony Award winner for Best Play and Olivier Award winner for Best Comedy. How much would you pay for a painting with nothing on it? Would it be art? Marc's best friend Serge has just bought a very expensive – and very white - painting. To Marc, the painting is a joke, and as battle lines are drawn, old friends...
written by Yasmina Reza, 1960- (1994); directed by Peter Levin, fl. 1967; performed by Bob Balaban, 1945-, Brian Cox, 1946- and Jeff Perry, 1955- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1994), 1 hour 50 mins
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The Sisters Rosensweig
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written by Wendy Wasserstein, 1950-2006 (1992); directed by Barnet Kellman; performed by Tony Roberts, 1939-, Caroline Aaron, 1952-, Jamie Lee Curtis, 1958-, Jay Paulson, Kala Savage, 1979-, John Vickery, James Warwick and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1994), 2 hours 9 mins
This delightful Broadway hit chronicles three Jewish sisters from Brooklyn as they gather in London to celebrate a birthday. Wasserstein’s three sisters include a brilliant banker and single mother who has given up on romance, a suburban housewife who moonlights as a talk-show host and a travel writer who still...
written by Wendy Wasserstein, 1950-2006 (1992); directed by Barnet Kellman; performed by Tony Roberts, 1939-, Caroline Aaron, 1952-, Jamie Lee Curtis, 1958-, Jay Paulson, Kala Savage, 1979-, John Vickery, James Warwick and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1999, originally published 1994), 2 hours 9 mins
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La Bête
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written by David Hirson, 1958- (1991); directed by Kate McAll; performed by Michael Cumpsty, 1960-, Jen Dede, Alice Hirson, John de Lancie, 1948-, Matt Letscher, 1970-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Tom McGowan, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969-, André Sogliuzzo, 1966- and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1991), 2 hours 9 mins
"In a comic whirlwind of high style, La Bête tells the story of Elomire, a 17th century French playwright, and his touring acting troupe who have come to lead the high life due to the patronage of the fickle Prince of Conti. Sparks fly when Valère, a swaggering braggart with delusions of artistic grandeur, becom...
written by David Hirson, 1958- (1991); directed by Kate McAll; performed by Michael Cumpsty, 1960-, Jen Dede, Alice Hirson, John de Lancie, 1948-, Matt Letscher, 1970-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Tom McGowan, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969-, André Sogliuzzo, 1966- and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1991), 2 hours 9 mins
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