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Track 9 of 23: Act II
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written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1925); directed by John de Lancie, 1948-; performed by Annette Bening, 1958-, Harriet Harrie, Judith Ivey, 1951-, Joe Mantegna, 1947-, John Rubinstein, 1946- and Kristoffer Tabori, 1952-; in Fallen Angels (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1925, originally published 1925), 4 mins
Julia and Fred and Willy and Jane are happily married and the best of friends, until a postcard arrives with news of the imminent arrival of a certain handsome Frenchman. Gay, debonair, and utterly sophisticated.
written by Sir Noël Coward, 1899-1973 (1925); directed by John de Lancie, 1948-; performed by Annette Bening, 1958-, Harriet Harrie, Judith Ivey, 1951-, Joe Mantegna, 1947-, John Rubinstein, 1946- and Kristoffer Tabori, 1952-; in Fallen Angels (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1925, originally published 1925), 4 mins
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The Doctor's Dilemma
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1906); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jane Carr, 1950-, Gregory Cooke, 1966-, Ken Danziger, Roy Dotrice, 1923-, Jennifer Dundas Lowe, 1971-, Martin Jarvis, 1941- and Paxton Whitehead, 1937- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1911), 1 hour 49 mins
The blowhards, the know-it-alls, the scrupulous, and the impecunious are all targets for Shaw’s incisive wit in his classic satire of the medical profession. A well-respected physician is forced to choose whom he shall save: a bumbling friend or the ne’er-do-well husband of the woman he loves.
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1906); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Jane Carr, 1950-, Gregory Cooke, 1966-, Ken Danziger, Roy Dotrice, 1923-, Jennifer Dundas Lowe, 1971-, Martin Jarvis, 1941- and Paxton Whitehead, 1937- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2000, originally published 1911), 1 hour 49 mins
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Major Barbara
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1905); directed by Dakin Matthews, 1943-; performed by Roger Rees, 1944-, JB Blanc, 1969-, Kate Burton, 1957-, Matthew Gaydos, Brian George, 1952-, Hamish Linklater, 1976-, Henri Lubatti, Russell Soder, Amelia White, 1954-, Missy Yager and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1907), 1 hour 53 mins
Barbara is a Major in the Salvation Army - but she's also the daughter of Andrew Undershaft, a man who's made millions from the sale of weapons of war. The real battle however, rages between the devilish father and his idealistic daughter as the question is posed: does salvation come through faith or finance? This...
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1905); directed by Dakin Matthews, 1943-; performed by Roger Rees, 1944-, JB Blanc, 1969-, Kate Burton, 1957-, Matthew Gaydos, Brian George, 1952-, Hamish Linklater, 1976-, Henri Lubatti, Russell Soder, Amelia White, 1954-, Missy Yager and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 1907), 1 hour 53 mins
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Track 15 of 27: Act 3
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1893); directed by Nicholas Rudall, 1940-; performed by Robin Sachs, 1951-2013, Kaitlin Hopkins, 1964-, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Basil Langton and Dakin Matthews, 1943-; in Mrs. Warren's Profession (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1907, originally published 1907), 4 mins
Modern parallels abound in the plight of Cambridge-educated mathematics wiz Vivie Warren, who discovers that her comfortable upbringing was financed in unspeakable ways. Shaw pits a clever heroine against a memorable gallery of rogues in this superbly intelligent -- and still shocking -- comedy, banned for eight y...
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1893); directed by Nicholas Rudall, 1940-; performed by Robin Sachs, 1951-2013, Kaitlin Hopkins, 1964-, Shirley Knight, 1936-, Basil Langton and Dakin Matthews, 1943-; in Mrs. Warren's Profession (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1907, originally published 1907), 4 mins
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Candida
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written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1898); directed by Nicholas Rudall, 1940-; performed by Tom Amandes, 1959-, Christopher Cartmill, Rebecca MacLean, David New, fl. 1985-2012, Nicholas Rudall, 1940- and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1898), 1 hour 18 mins
Shaw’s warm and witty play challenged conventional wisdom about relationships between the sexes. A beautiful wife must choose between the two men who love her.
written by George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 (1898); directed by Nicholas Rudall, 1940-; performed by Tom Amandes, 1959-, Christopher Cartmill, Rebecca MacLean, David New, fl. 1985-2012, Nicholas Rudall, 1940- and JoBeth Williams, 1948- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1898), 1 hour 18 mins
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Charles Busch, 1954-, Neil Dickson, Jill Gascoine, 1937-, James Marsters, 1962-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Matt Wolf, 1972- and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1895), 1 hour 58 mins
This final play from the pen of Oscar Wilde is a stylish send-up of Victorian courtship and manners, complete with assumed names, mistaken lovers, and a lost handbag. Jack and Algernon are best friends, both wooing ladies who think their names are Ernest, "that name which inspires absolute confidence." Wilde's e...
written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1895); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Emily Bergl, 1975-, Charles Busch, 1954-, Neil Dickson, Jill Gascoine, 1937-, James Marsters, 1962-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Matt Wolf, 1972- and Sarah Zimmerman (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 1895), 1 hour 58 mins
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A Woman of No Importance
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written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1893); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jane Carr, 1950-, Peter Dennis, Judy Geeson, 1948-, Paul Gutrecht, 1967-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Cherie Lunghi, 1952-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Samantha Mathis, 1970-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941- and Jim Norton, 1938- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1893), 1 hour 49 mins
Devilishly attractive Lord Illingworth is notorious for his skill as a seducer. But he is still invited to all the "best" houses while his female conquests must hide their shame in seclusion. In this devastating comedy, Wilde uses his celebrated wit to expose English society's narrow view of everything from sexual...
written by Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900 (1893); directed by Michael Hackett; performed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-, Jane Carr, 1950-, Peter Dennis, Judy Geeson, 1948-, Paul Gutrecht, 1967-, Martin Jarvis, 1941-, Cherie Lunghi, 1952-, Robert Machray, 1945-, Samantha Mathis, 1970-, Miriam Margolyes, 1941- and Jim Norton, 1938- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1995, originally published 1893), 1 hour 49 mins
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Track 5 of 18
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written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1661); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Brian Bedford, 1935-2016, Emily Bergl, 1975-, Dakin Matthews, 1943-, Juliet Mills, 1941-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Lloyd Owen, 1966-, Alan Shearman, Rhashan Stone, 1969- and Olivia Williams, 1968-; in The School for Husbands (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 1661), 2 mins
A classic Molière farce of marriage and misunderstanding: a tyrannical husband-to-be seeks to isolate his ward, while unwittingly carrying her messages of devotion to her lover.
written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1661); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Brian Bedford, 1935-2016, Emily Bergl, 1975-, Dakin Matthews, 1943-, Juliet Mills, 1941-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Lloyd Owen, 1966-, Alan Shearman, Rhashan Stone, 1969- and Olivia Williams, 1968-; in The School for Husbands (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 1661), 2 mins
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The Imaginary Cuckold
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written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1660); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Brian Bedford, 1935-2016, Dakin Matthews, 1943-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Moira Quirk, 1968-, Darren Richardson, Carolyn Seymour, 1947-, Alan Shearman and Joanne Whalley, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 1660), 1 hour 3 mins
A classic Molière farce about marriage and misunderstanding: an enraged husband imagines his wife is unfaithful, but is reluctant to defend his honor.
written by Molière, 1622-1673 (1660); directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; performed by Brian Bedford, 1935-2016, Dakin Matthews, 1943-, Christopher Neame, 1947-, Moira Quirk, 1968-, Darren Richardson, Carolyn Seymour, 1947-, Alan Shearman and Joanne Whalley, 1964- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 1660), 1 hour 3 mins
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Pericles, Prince of Tyre
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1608); directed by Peggy Shannon; composed by Gerald Sternbach, fl. 1980; performed by Akuyoe Graham, Phyllis Applegate, Patti Austin, 1948-, David Downing, Judyann Elder, 1948-, Bennet Guillory, Rif Hutton, Bob Devin Jones, 1954-, Ted Lange, 1948-, Carl Lumbly, 1952-, Don Reed, 1959-, Michele Lamar Richards, 1954-, Don Willis, 1933-2006, Mary Bond Davis, Edie Lehmann Bodickker, 1957- and Raymond Patterson (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1608), 2 hours 9 mins
Pericles is at the palace of Antioch with King Antiochus to solve the riddle that will win the King's daughter's hand in marriage. They are surrounded by the heads of men who have died trying before him. Pericles solves the riddle, learning the terrible truth about the incestuous relationship between the Princess...
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 (1608); directed by Peggy Shannon; composed by Gerald Sternbach, fl. 1980; performed by Akuyoe Graham, Phyllis Applegate, Patti Austin, 1948-, David Downing, Judyann Elder, 1948-, Bennet Guillory, Rif Hutton, Bob Devin Jones, 1954-, Ted Lange, 1948-, Carl Lumbly, 1952-, Don Reed, 1959-, Michele Lamar Richards, 1954-, Don Willis, 1933-2006, Mary Bond Davis, Edie Lehmann Bodickker, 1957- and Raymond Patterson (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1991, originally published 1608), 2 hours 9 mins
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