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Forty-Two Stories
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written by Douglas Post (1997); directed by Susan V. Booth; performed by Fran Adams, Samantha Bennett, Dan Butler, 1954-, Arye Gross, Michael Luckerman, Charlie Robinson, Tom Virtue, 1957-, Fred Willard, 1939- and Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1997), 1 hour 39 mins
Forty-Two Stories is a comedy about life in a high-rise condominium. A professional student from the University of Chicago is moonlighting as janitor. A stressed-out apartment manager is at odds with the residents and on the edge of a nervous breakdown. And a motley assortment of other staff members struggles with...
written by Douglas Post (1997); directed by Susan V. Booth; performed by Fran Adams, Samantha Bennett, Dan Butler, 1954-, Arye Gross, Michael Luckerman, Charlie Robinson, Tom Virtue, 1957-, Fred Willard, 1939- and Ed Begley, Jr., 1949- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1997), 1 hour 39 mins
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Wild Amerika
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written by Erika Schickel (1997); directed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-; performed by Shannon Cochran, 1958-, Paul Mercier and Erika Schickel (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 1 hour 9 mins
From hot marital sex to Julia Child's own recipe for the perfect French kiss, "Wild Amerika" will take you on a hilarious, Darwinist romp through mating, marriage and monogamy. Using the tropes of documentary and her own life story, Schickel stitches together a crazy quilt of dream and experience, satire and longi...
written by Erika Schickel (1997); directed by JoBeth Williams, 1948-; performed by Shannon Cochran, 1958-, Paul Mercier and Erika Schickel (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 1 hour 9 mins
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The Misanthrope
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written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1666); directed by Charles Newell; performed by Harry Althaus, Amy Farrington, Bradford Farwell, Sean Fortunato, David Frutkoff, Kevin Gudahl, Ora Jones, Chad Kelderman, John Reeger, Hollis Resnik, 1955- and Larry Yando (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1666), 1 hour 43 mins
Razor-sharp wit inflames a competitive game of survival in the salons of 17th century France where, in this world of "finest appearances," one man's blunt honesty shatters his society's delicate web of manners. Often considered to be Moliere's Hamlet, The Misanthrope is a wickedly scathing satire.
written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1666); directed by Charles Newell; performed by Harry Althaus, Amy Farrington, Bradford Farwell, Sean Fortunato, David Frutkoff, Kevin Gudahl, Ora Jones, Chad Kelderman, John Reeger, Hollis Resnik, 1955- and Larry Yando (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1996, originally published 1666), 1 hour 43 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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It's Not a Fair World
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written by Tom Leopold and Harry Shearer, 1943-; directed by Harry Shearer, 1943-; composed by Peter Matz, 1928-2002; performed by Fran Adams, David Whitehorn Arnott, 1915-2004, Lewis Arquette, 1935-2001, James Avery, 1948-, Hank Azaria, 1964-, Dan Castellaneta, 1957-, Timothy Fall, fl. 1984, David L. Lander, 1947-, Tom Leopold, Edie McClurg, 1951-, Julie Payne, 1940-, Mary Kay Place, 1947-, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Erika Schickel, Harry Shearer, 1943- and Fred Willard, 1939- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1995), 1 hour 34 mins, 94 page(s)
Harry Shearer’s fantasy about a World’s Fair held in Kansas City. Told in quick blackouts, it resembles a profane Simpsons episode.
written by Tom Leopold and Harry Shearer, 1943-; directed by Harry Shearer, 1943-; composed by Peter Matz, 1928-2002; performed by Fran Adams, David Whitehorn Arnott, 1915-2004, Lewis Arquette, 1935-2001, James Avery, 1948-, Hank Azaria, 1964-, Dan Castellaneta, 1957-, Timothy Fall, fl. 1984, David L. Lander, 1947-, Tom Leopold, Edie McClurg, 1951-, Julie Payne, 1940-, Mary Kay Place, 1947-, John Randolph, 1915-2004, Erika Schickel, Harry Shearer, 1943- and Fred Willard, 1939- (L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1995), 1 hour 34 mins, 94 page(s)
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Long Ago and Far Away (and other plays)
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written by David Ives, 1950-; directed by Ron West; performed by Richard Kind, 1965-, Nia Vardalos, 1962-, Tom Virtue, 1957-, Jane Brucker, 1959-, Arye Gross, Dinah Beth Manoff, 1958-, Ian Gomez, 1964- and Samantha Bennett (L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1995), 1 hour 34 mins, 94 page(s)
A series of short comedic works from playwright David Ives, with subjects ranging from the Lindbergh baby to chimps typing literary classics. The title work is a more serious, nostalgic look at two generations of apartment dwellers who meet in a time warp.
written by David Ives, 1950-; directed by Ron West; performed by Richard Kind, 1965-, Nia Vardalos, 1962-, Tom Virtue, 1957-, Jane Brucker, 1959-, Arye Gross, Dinah Beth Manoff, 1958-, Ian Gomez, 1964- and Samantha Bennett (L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1995), 1 hour 34 mins, 94 page(s)
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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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A Rough in the Diamond
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written by Jeff Santo, 1963- (1994); directed by Joe Mantegna, 1947-; performed by Dennis Franz, 1944-, Joe Mantegna, 1947- and Richard Zavaglia (L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1995), 58 mins, 60 page(s)
Three former big-league baseball players reunite at a fantasy camp and reveal funny and poignant things about their lives and careers. This bittersweet comedy comes from playwright Jeff Santo, whose father Ron Santo was a beloved player and broadcaster for the Chicago Cubs.
written by Jeff Santo, 1963- (1994); directed by Joe Mantegna, 1947-; performed by Dennis Franz, 1944-, Joe Mantegna, 1947- and Richard Zavaglia (L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1995), 58 mins, 60 page(s)
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Sin
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written by Wendy MacLeod, 1959- (1994); directed by David Petrarca, 1962-; performed by Steve Carell, 1962-, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, Jeffrey Hutchinson, Amy Morton, fl. 1983-2009, David Pasquesi, Steve Pickering, Tim Rhoze and Karen Vaccaro (L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1995), 1 hour 48 mins, 108 page(s)
Sin is a contemporary morality play about a helicopter traffic reporter who is trying to keep herself above life's messiness. Her soon-to-be-ex-husband is a charming alcoholic, her roommate is a glutton, she's trapped daily in a helicopter with an envious coworker, and her blind dates are disasters. It takes her d...
written by Wendy MacLeod, 1959- (1994); directed by David Petrarca, 1962-; performed by Steve Carell, 1962-, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, Jeffrey Hutchinson, Amy Morton, fl. 1983-2009, David Pasquesi, Steve Pickering, Tim Rhoze and Karen Vaccaro (L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1995), 1 hour 48 mins, 108 page(s)
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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 49 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 49 mins
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